Welcome to Greenville

One of Wilmington’s most picturesque suburbs, Greenville has no shortage of green spaces and family friendly activities. With all this open space, you would never know you were less than 4 miles from the heart of downtown Wilmington.

Key Details


lush green spaces, single family homes, sophisticated, trendy commuter town


Commute Times
Downtown Wilmington 10 mins by car
Philadelphia, PA 40 mins by car
Newark 23 mins by car
Dover 54 mins by car
East to West Montchanin Rd to Centerville Rd
North to South Route 82 to Berkeley Rd
Nearby Neighborhoods Wilmington, Hockessin, Talleyville, and Fairfax

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A lush green town just minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Wilmington.

From the horse races at Winterthur to the shops and restaurants in Greenville Crossing, this commuter town has it all. Purebread Deli, Pizza by Elizabeth and Janssen’s Market are all conveniently located along Kennett Pike. Want to spend your day with nature? Brandywine Creek State Park is right in your backyard along with the lush paths at Valley Garden Park. If golfing is more your thing, there are two golf courses right at your fingertips, Wilmington Country Club and DuPont Country Club.

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What to expect:
A quiet commuter town that offers a peaceful place to relax after a long day’s work.

Greenville is located just Northwest of downtown Wilmington, making for an easy commute to the heart of the city. The quiet neighborhoods located just off Kennett Pike are only a few minute drive from an abundance of shops and restaurants. With its beautiful gardens, fascinating museums, and natural landscapes, the community of Greenville offers plenty of activities for you to enjoy during the week. Fancy a walk after dinner? Visit the Valley Garden Park and take in the lush greenery the park has to offer. From tulips to cherry blossoms, the Valley Garden Park is one of the many wonderful parks in Greenville to really become one with nature.

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The lifestyle:
Plenty of activities and dining options in close proximity.

You really can do it all in this Wilmington suburb, from horse races and country clubs to downtown dining, you’re less than a 10 minute drive from it all. Take a trip to the Delaware Museum of Natural History to observe their extensive collections of avian species. Grab coffee made from the local Brandywine Coffee Roasters and relax at the art-filled, laid-back coffeehouse, Brew Haha. Enjoy date night at the Eclipse Bistro and order their well-known specialty calamari. The dining options and recreational activities are endless in Greenville.

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Unexpected appeal:
This quiet town gets quite busy in the late spring for the Steeplechase.

This quiet town does get fairly crowded for the Point-to-Point Steeplechase at Winterthur in the late spring, and the Winter at Winterthur attractions in the winter. During the year, the Grand Opera House, widely known for hosting Broadway shows, national and international orchestras, and international talent, hosts some of the biggest headliners. This quiet town can get deceivingly busy bursting with fun activities to partake in.

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The market:
High price points and low vacancies.

In Greenville, homes are highly desirable and the price tag reflects that. There is a good mix of home sizes in the area, but the larger single family homes and estates are in high demand. New construction of single family homes are in progress inviting those who want to enjoy what Greenville has to offer. Sophisticated home design choices reflect the beautiful and timeless architecture of the area, and offer a range of size and functionality options for individual lifestyles.

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You'll fall in love with:
Various activities to participate in throughout the year.

Greenville truly has it all. In the fall, come enjoy the fall foliage as you travel through the meadows on a wagon in the Brandywine Creek State Park. At Coverdale Farms, there’s a stone bank barn from the 1700s and stunning views of this natural area consisting of pastures, fields, ponds, woodlands, and sprawling countryside. Throughout the year, visitors can participate in many programs and events, including hayrides, yoga, farm fun days, nature hikes, cooking classes, and markets.

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