Delaware Retirement Communities

Barclay Farms

Barclay Farms is a 55+ community in Camden, Delaware, a suburb of Dover.  This tidy development offers low maintenance manufactured homes in a tranquil country setting and at an reasonable price.  There will be 292 single-family homes, creating a nice-sized community with a welcoming neighborhood ambiance.

This community has 5 home styles and square footage ranges from 1,120 (two bedrooms one bath) to 1,680 (two bedrooms, two baths).  Standard features on all residences include fully landscaped lawns, off-street parking, maintenance-free exteriors, cathedral ceilings, formal dining rooms and state-of-the-art kitchens. Homeowners lease the land and pay a monthly HOA fee that covers lease fee, snow removal, common areas maintenance, trash pickup and all community amenities (utilities and taxes are excluded).   Pets are welcome.

Residents enjoy a 6,000 square foot clubhouse with a library, a fitness and exercise center, a putting green, a computer center and an outdoor swimming pool.   A variety of events are scheduled, including dances, potlucks, as well as trips to local museums.   Dover has 3 public golf courses and four private ones are within a short driving distance, as is the Delaware shore.  

Health care in this area is very good.  The Health Medical Center/Kent General Hospital is about 15 minutes away and is a full service facility able to treat major medical problems, as well as minor illnesses and injuries.

The climate in central Delaware brings average summer temperatures in the 80s and average winter temperatures in the 30s.  Humidity averages 70%, and the sun shines roughly 50% of the time.