Bridgeville, DE (June 30, 2011) - Heritage Shores, the award-winning active adult, golf course community in Bridgeville, Delaware was recently named to the “50 Best Master-Planned Communities in the United States” list by Where to Retire Magazine.

Ideally located in Bridgeville, Delaware between the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay, Heritage Shores combines the convenience of an Eastern Shore location with a year round resort lifestyle enhanced by Delaware tax savings. Within minutes of all that the Delaware Shore has to offer, from beaches and festivals to antiquing and bird watching, Heritage Shores is also an easy drive to Philadelphia, Baltimore, or Washington, D.C.

The impressive main entrance is located about one mile south of the intersection of Routes 404 and 13 in Sussex County. The exquisite landscaping and community design are just two of the reasons why Where to Retire named Heritage Shores to this prestigious list.

At the heart of the community is the 28,000 square foot Clubhouse which provides unique dining venues at the Passwater’s restaurant for fine dining, the 1730 Tavern for casual dining or happy hour and Passwater’s Porch for champagne and sunsets. You will also find the clubhouse to be the home of the Billiards and Poker Hall, The Card Salons, Woodshop, Library and Computer Center and a Creative Studio. Enjoy the company of neighbors and friends and the leisure activity of your choice. The full time Activities Director is on staff to provide a wealth of recreational opportunities and activities to keep your calendar as full as you desire.

Passwater’s Grand ballroom is the perfect setting for a celebration of any kind. The extensive patio and porches enhance the entertainment venue for any special event.

If you prefer the outdoors, the tennis courts, outdoor pool and miles of trails await you. The Fitness and Aquatic center features state of the art exercise equipment including cardio and resistance training. The sparkling indoor pool is perfect for swimming laps or enjoying the latest aquatic fitness program. The Aerobics Studio comes alive with the Latin beat of the Zumba class.

The Arthur Hills designed championship golf course stretches just over 7,000 yards and is one of the Mid-Atlantic’s hidden gems. It’s a challenging, links-style course with water coming into play on a majority of the holes.There are over two acres dedicated to the practice facilities including a driving range, putting greens including bunkers and chipping areas. The on-site pro is available to offer tips to improve your game and the pro shop provides the latest in apparel and equipment for tennis and golf.

The homes at Heritage Shores by Providence of Brookfield Homes have been designed to maximize your lifestyle by incorporating the latest technologies and floorplans available to deliver ease of maintenance. All homes are Energy Star certified providing the latest in energy conservation. There’s something for every taste and budget featuring single-family designs with comprehensive main level living, 2 car garages, plus available second levels and lofts. With a wealth of available upgrades, there are virtually endless possibilities for personalizing your new home. For the party animal there is a “Man Cave” adjacent to your home to create an entertainment space that will be the envy of your neighbors! For the environmentally conscious there are wind, solar and Geo-thermal options to power your home. Homes are currently priced from the low $200,000's.

Delaware is a uniquely affordable place to live with no personal property or inventory taxes, very low local real property taxes, and no sales taxes. Its no wonder Delaware is one of the most attractive states for retirees.

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