DOVER AFB HOUSING: 3 ON-BASE OPTIONS
By Sean Bess
IntroductionWelcome to Dover AFB in Dover, Delaware! Now that you’ve received your orders and are making plans for the big move to your new home, you may be stressing about finding the home and the neighborhood that will be the best fit for you. Looking for a home in a new area that’s unfamiliar can be overwhelming, and that is why we have put together the following guide to give you a better idea of what on-base housing options expect at Dover AFB and hopefully give you a clearer picture of where you would like to settle in once you arrive.
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BAH Dover AFBYou can click here if you would like to look up your Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) for other zip codes. This is a great tool to help you create a budget and guide you through your home search Also, to learn more about your military BAH rate, visit our in-depth guide here.
Dover AFB BarracksAt Dover AFB, unaccompanied housing is available for unaccompanied Airmen in the ranks of E-1 to E-3 and E-4 with less than 3 years of service. For more information, you can call 1 (302) 677-2074.
Dover Air Force Base Unaccompanied Member Housing414 - 106 Evroux Street Dover AFB, DE 19902
Phone:1 (302) 677-2074 DSN 445-2074
Dover AFB Housing OfficeThe Military Housing Office will be happy to assist you prepare for your new adventure in the community of Dover AFB. The team is ready to help you familiarize yourself with the housing options and services available to you. When you first arrive at Dover AFB, you will need to visit the Military Housing Office and they will provide you with all of the necessary information and guidance you require before entering into any written lease or rental/sales contract for housing.
Dover AFB Housing Office436 CES/CEIH 600 Chevron Avenue Dover AFB, DE 19902-5600
Phone:1 (302) 677-6969
Dover AFB Housing OptionsMilitary family housing at Dover AFB is provided by Hunt Military Communities. There are three neighborhoods on the base with single-family homes, as well as duplex, triplex, and fourplex homes. The three different communities offer a variety of features that will help you feel right at home, including easy access to top-rated schools in the area; a 8,683 square foot Community Center with housing office and community pool; other neighborhood centers that boast recreation/meeting areas and full sized kitchens; walkable neighborhoods with easy access to parks, basketball courts, tot lots, swimming pools, and recreational fields; picnic areas that each include sheltered picnic tables and large grills; monthly family-friendly community events; three-foot wading pool with beach entry; two full-sized tennis courts; fitness center with 24 hour access; 19,500 feet of greenbelt walking, biking, and jogging paths; a regulation size soccer field; and more! The homes in these neighborhoods will include some of the following amenities, which are sure to help you feel right at home: 24-hour emergency maintenance services; landscaping services for non-fenced yard areas; washer/dryer hookups; attached garages with a lot of storage; Energy Star appliances; high speed internet/cable ready outlets; refrigerator, dishwasher, and garbage disposal; central AC; hardwood flooring; private patio; covered patio, covered porch; stainless steel sinks; blinds; and more! Dover AFB does allow certain pets with no pet deposit. However, certain dog breeds and exotic animals are not permitted. You will be allowed up to two pets per household. Please make certain to disclose any pets upon your arrival or if you acquire a pet after moving in. For more information about homes and amenities at Dover AFB, visit the Hunt Military Communities website.
Dover AFB Family Housing1069 High Street Dover, DE 19901
Phone:1 (302) 678-3603
1. Blue Heron Breeze
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, E07, E08, E09 Blue Heron Breeze boasts three, four, and five-bedroom duplex, triplex, fourplex, and single-family junior to prestige enlisted homes.This neighborhood offers plenty of beautiful green spaces and parks, a pet park, tot lots, two playgrounds, two lighted half basketball courts, picnic areas, along with lots of trails and bike paths. Additionally, the homes in this neighborhood include partial brick exterior, carpeting, backyard privacy screening, fully fenced private backyard in select homes, attached single-car or two-car garage, vaulted ceilings, Energy Star appliances, and a lot more.
2. Falcon View
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, O01, O02, O03, O01E, O02E, O03E, O04, O05 Falcon View boasts three, four, and five-bedroom duplex, triplex, fourplex, and single-family homes. This neighborhood has plenty of guest parking and recreational space, including a soccer field, basketball courts, tot lots, a playground, picnic areas, and over 4,500 feet of greenbelt trails. Additionally, the homes at Falcon View include partial brick exterior, carpeting upstairs, ceiling fans, fully fenced private backyard in select homes, attached single-car or two-car garage, backyard gas grills in select homes, golf course views in select homes, utility room, and much more.
3. Orioles Cove
Eligible ranks:E01, E02, E03, E04, E05, E06, E07, E08, E09 Orioles Cove boasts three and four-bedroom duplex, triplex, and fourplex homes.This neighborhood is located close to the community center and offers plenty of guest parking, playgrounds, basketball courts, picnic areas, and greenbelt trails. Additionally, the homes at Orioles Cove include partial brick exterior, vinyl siding, wood following downstairs, carpeting upstairs, one-car attached garage, private entry, backyard privacy screening, and more.
ConclusionThere’s no question that moving is very often a stressful experience, but we hope the information in this guide has provided you with plenty of useful tips and ideas as you map out your move to your new base at Dover AFB. We truly hope you enjoy your new adventure in Delaware in one of the three great neighborhoods that Hunt Military Housing has to offer at Dover AFB. Always plan ahead and check availability based on rank and waiting lists through the Dover AFB Housing Office.
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