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Milton Homes For Sale

Named for the famous English poet John Milton, the charming community of Milton lies at the head of the Broadkill River and is considered part of “coastal Delaware” due to its proximity to the state’s beach resorts. First settled in 1672 by—you guessed it—the English, Milton real estate bustles with local history, with nearly 200 structures on the National Register of Historic Places. If you’re looking for a new home that’s close to the beach, but offers quiet and peaceful surroundings, Milton homes for sale may be just what you’re looking for. From Colonial revivals to contemporary homes, the sheer variety of coastal and traditional styles makes it easy to find a property that's perfect for all your needs, whether that includes a lot of space to stretch out in or just a little.

Browse our complete property listings of Milton homes for sale now, or read on to find out more about what awaits you in Milton.

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Cool Spring Rd, MILTON, DE - $5,000,000

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  • 1,388 DOM
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Attention Builders/developers Approved Subdivision - Cool Spring Meadows - Fully Engineered And Approved For 226 Single Family Lots With An Average Lot Size Of 11,500sqft On 215 Acres. Public Sewer And Water Available!


104 Bay Ave, MILTON, DE - $4,000,000

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  • 1,202 DOM
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Perhaps The Last Waterfront Property Of This Kind In Delaware - This 3 Acre Waterfront Parcel Is Nestled Along The Delaware Bay In Picturesque Broadkill Beach Across From The Broadkill Store. Purchase As A Pre-approved 24 Unit Residential Communit...

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0 Draper Rd, MILTON, DE - $3,930,000

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  • 568 DOM
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Prime Development Opportunity In High-value Milton, Delaware. 49.2 Acres +/- On Draper Rd. And Reynolds Rd. Farm House Is Included In Sale. Zoned Ar-1, Agricultural/ Residential. Property Is Largely Cleared With Some Wooded Area. Pls See Disc...


20477 Cool Spring Rd, MILTON, DE - $3,000,000

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  • 71 DOM
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Opportunity To Own Large Farm In Sussex County, Delaware! Bring Your Ideas And Investors - Potential For Subdivision In Fast-growing Area, Just Minutes Away From Delaware's Most Popular Beaches. **land Does Include Historic Home On Property With B...

EXP Realty LLC

14621 Oyster Rocks Rd, MILTON, DE - $2,894,850

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  • 376 DOM
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Price Reduction! Beautiful 64+/- Acre Farm For Sale Located On Rapidly-growing Oyster Rocks Rd. Adjacent To A Natural Creek, Pond And It's Associated Woodlands. An Idyllic Site Offering Superb Housing Opportunities! This Is The First Time The Enti...


14813 Marges Garden Path, MILTON, DE - $2,750,000

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RE/MAX Point Realty

14042 Coastal Hwy S, MILTON, DE - $2,750,000

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  • 1,684 DOM
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64+/- Acres For Saleshort Drive To The Coastal Towns Of Lewes And Rehoboth Beach, Development Opportunity In High-value Milton, De And Directly On Route 1 South (coastal Highway)potential For Excellent Wetlands Views.zoned Ag/reside...


0 Reynolds Pond Rd, MILTON, DE - $2,340,000

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  • 4,810 DOM
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Country Setting, Close To Shopping And Town Of Milton. Only Minutes To The Beach. 25.9 Acres Of Unimproved Land, Situated On Irregular Shaped Parcel, With 200' Road Frontage. Great Opportunity For Farmette(s) Or Horse Farm.


227 Milton Ellendale Hwy, MILTON, DE - $1,850,000

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  • 19,987 SQFT
  • 22 DOM
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Retail/industrial Property Located In Milton, De. Former Location Of Wyoming Millwork. This Fantastic Property Consists Of Three Buildings Totaling 19,987 Square Feet. A 5,375 Sf Retail Building Renovated In 2004, And Two Warehouses Constructed ...


100 Milton Ellendale Hwy, MILTON, DE - $1,500,000

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  • 226 DOM
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+/-7.68ac Situated Along Routes 16 & 5 In The Commercial Growth Area Of Milton, De. Property Currently On Well And Septic And Is Not Annexed Into The Town. Public Water And Sewer Available Along Route 16. Zoned Mr However In Commercial Zone Of ...


0 Round Pole Bridge Rd, MILTON, DE - $1,300,000

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  • 1,198 DOM
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Introducing The Brickyard Landing - Soon To Be One Of The Area's Most Sought After Coastal Communities. Preliminary Site Plan On File For 49 Residential Homes Nestled Along The Picturesque Broadkill River With A Fishing & Crabbing Pier. Quick Bik...


1416 S Bay Shore Dr, MILTON, DE - $1,275,000

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  • 4 Beds
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  • 3,000 SQFT
  • 162 DOM
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Extraordinary Waterfront Broadkill Beach Home. This Completely Unique Home Features Over 60,000 Sq Ft Of Reclaimed, Iron Nailed, Wide Plank Hardwood. Gourmet Kitchen With Gas Stove And Pasta Water Spout, Beautiful Deep Green Quartz Countertops A...


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Discover Milton Homes For Sale

Without a doubt, Milton homes for sale have a lot of the coastal character you'd expect from a beachy resort town. From brand new builds to homes with origins in the nineteenth century, the terrific variety of attractive single-family homes you'll find here come in a range of styles—like carriage houses, Salt Boxes, Colonial Revivals, Ranches, and beyond. Depending on your needs, you'll find homes ranging between 900 and more than 6,000 square feet, with some on generous acreages that are perfect for outdoor features or just a little bit of serenity. Though you can certainly find homes here in the seven figures, many elegant, newer homes are available starting around $200,000. Some of the attractive features you'll find in these newer homes include:

  • Granite countertops
  • Stainless steel appliances
  • Formal dining rooms
  • Tankless water heaters
  • Gas fireplaces

Though many residents of Milton choose to live in this friendly community throughout the year, the proximity of Milton real estate to beachy resorts often inspires careful landscaping and the addition of exterior features like patios and screen porches. In addition, the town has become home to a number of planned communities that offer private amenities, like swimming pools and community centers, for owners looking for a bit more to do.


Amenities in Milton Real Estate

Delaware coastOnce known as one of the top holly wreath producers in the United States, Milton has long stood for what historians like to call the “Three Bs.” But while boats (shipbuilding), buttons (button factories), and beans (at the Draper King Cole plant) dominated Milton during past generations, today the town is more like taking a leisurely stroll through a Norman Rockwell painting. The downtown area is divided by the Broadkill River and features several historic buildings, most significantly the grand ole’ Milton Theater, which still hosts many live events throughout the year. Downtown also features the original location of King’s Ice Cream, as well as the Lydia Black Cannon Museum and the Milton Public Library.

Heading north out of town, residents of Milton real estate run into what is today the town’s biggest tourist attraction: the Dogfish Head Brewery. The brewery and its Steampunk Treehouse are big draws to tiny Milton, and with good reason—they're definitely one-of-a-kind! If you haven’t taken a tour of the brewery, it’s one of the best you’ll find anywhere, led by knowledgeable and fun tour guides and ending with a taste of several of the brewery’s unique concoctions.

During the warm weather months, Milton also boasts outdoor concerts in Memorial Park and is very close to both the Delaware beach resorts of Lewes and Rehoboth Beach, as well as Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge. And, as with anywhere in coastal Delaware, locally owned or managed restaurants are aplenty. Some great dining experiences to check out include Irish Eyes, Po’ Boys, Vintage Pasta, and Modern Mixture Too. Oh, and don’t forget to check out Milton every year for the region’s best Saint Patrick’s Day Parade, which meanders through the heart of the historic district.

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Listing information last updated on December 13th, 2018 at 11:03pm CST.