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The 5 Hottest Communities in Delaware and Pennsylvania You MUST Consider Before Moving

If your search for a new home is leaving you bored and uninspired, consider stretching your search to include homes within the communities built by Montchanin Builders. Montchanin Builders is creating new, upscale communities in unique neighborhoods throughout Delaware and Pennsylvania. Montchanin's goal is to make each community just as unique as each homeowner, and forward-thinking enough to suit your changing needs and lifestyles.

Whether you prefer a picturesque open space or a quick city commute, these are the best, most sought-after spots in New Castle County, Delaware, and Chester County, Pennsylvania. Each community has its own distinct charm and personality—find out what makes each of them distinctive and which one is right for you and your family.

1. The Town of Whitehall

Organic, high-quality architectural designs that are setting a new standard for community living in the Appoquinimink School District.

Montchanin Builders is proud to introduce the Sassafras series of estate and custom homes in the Town of Whitehall, an exciting new community in Middletown, Delaware.

This one-of-a-kind development was thoughtfully planned with an emphasis on nature, the environment, recreation, historical design and locally owned businesses. Each estate home is situated on a private cul-de-sac with spectacular views backing to a pond and ample green space. The Salisbury—Montchanin’s 3,800-plus-square-foot flagship model home—features a spacious front porch, an attached two-car garage, a walkout basement, gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen, hardwood floors and designer ceramic tile.

2. Darley Green

Affordable, charming townhomes and condos in the Brandywine School District with easy access to I-495, I-95, Philadelphia Pike and the new $40 million train station (the station is anticipated to start construction in 2017).

Located in Claymont Delaware, the townhomes boast up to 2,100 square feet with a two-car garage. The condominiums have two stories, up to 2,500 square feet and a one-car garage, and are nestled along a series of tree-lined streets with neighborhood gathering areas, the new state-of-the-art Claymont Library, a tranquil stream and plenty of open space. Located in the excellent Brandywine School District and just steps from the distinguished Archmere Academy, Darley Green is ideal for growing families and individuals. With easy access to I-495, I-95 and Philadelphia Pike, commuters can also take advantage of the nearby Claymont commuter train, SEPTA R2 line and Wilmington Amtrak Station.

3. Shipley’s Circle

New construction of a three-lot community in desirable North Wilmington; conveniently close to shopping and entertainment choices.

These single-family homes boast classic architectural details, prime locations close to award-winning schools, and inviting floor plans. The semi-custom homes off of Shipley Road are outfitted with four spacious bedrooms, two-car garages and a gourmet kitchen. These estate properties are located on impressive wooded lots that promise privacy along with close proximity to entertainment, shopping and nightlife. Homeowners can enjoy today’s most popular features like gas fireplaces, exterior entertaining spaces, hardwood and ceramic tile floors, granite kitchen countertops and recessed lighting. Shipley’s Circle also includes charming front porches and a professional landscape package.

4. Rockford Falls

Located on the historic Bancroft Mills site, overlooking the Brandywine Creek and within walking distance to the Delaware Art Museum.

Montchanin is also contributing its building expertise to Rockford Falls, a unique Wilmington community offering city living in a rural setting. The 32 luxury townhomes boast gorgeous views overlooking the Brandywine Creek and stunning rock walls. The innovative floor plans present an abundance of living space with more than 3,000 square feet, and feature three bedrooms, two-car garages, versatile great rooms and even an optional elevator for ultimate convenience. Homeowners will have access to a walking trail, waterfront and state park land. Unique customization options make these homes a dream come true.

5. Willowdale Station

New “Agrihood” coming to Chester County, Pennsylvania in 2017!

Willowdale Station will be coming on board soon, with 17 custom single-family homes based in Unionville, Pennsylvania. Walk next door to Sovano Bistro or enjoy the abundant open space featuring communal gardens, working agricultural fields, a community harvest barn and fire pits. Each lot will offer 10,000 square feet of space and will include two-story homes and two-car garages. Located at the crossroads of Routes 82 and 926, this community will welcome residents and guests alike with quaint cottage-style architecture on a 26-acre property on the east side of Route 82.


As local Delaware Homebuilders with years of proven experience, Montchanin is committed to the success of every new project and is proud to provide its skills and craftsmanship to new home communities in and around Wilmington, Delaware; and Pennsylvania.

Learn more about Montchanin Builders' upcoming communities at montchaninbuilders.net/communities.

Montchanin Builders is a full-service residential construction and construction management company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware. With more than 60 years of combined experience in land acquisition, development and construction, Montchanin Builders designs around the environment, bringing the value of in-depth knowledge to every phase of the building process. Whether you are building a new home or renovating an existing one, or find yourself needing project management, you can rely on Montchanin Builders to ensure your project's success … from inception all the way to completion.

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Wilmington, Delaware, 19801
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