Paynter’s Mill in Milton, Delaware, is regarded as one of the state’s best examples of a successful mixed-use developments. The community was voted the 2007 community of the year and has continued to grow. Paynter’s Mill consists primarily of three distinct residential communities with a large offering of amenities that include a clubhouse, meeting spaces, fitness facilities, and a pool. In addition to the residential offerings, Paynter’s Mill shops are nearby and growing. Good design features include: back alleys, minimum setbacks, narrow streets, small street lights, wider sidewalks, and shared open space.