New Jersey
Retirement Communities

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New Jersey retirement communities are the choice of those who have family living in the area, want an easy commute to New York City or Philadelphia culture, the ocean beaches, enjoy a four-season climate, or may still be working and commute to New York City until they retire.

Most people wouldn't think of New Jersey as a retirement state, however, it is probably the top retirement state on the East Coast outside of Florida. The density of the over 55 communities in Ocean County rivals Florida.


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Page 1 - Ocean County (this page)

Page 2 - Jersey Shore - Continue to next page

Page 3 - Commute to Manhattan and Highlands

Page 4 - Near Princeton

Page 5 - Central NJ - be central to everything

Page 6 - Southern NJ



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Ocean County

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Resale List

Mobile Homes

New Communities

Large Homes Near beaches:

Forked River

By Toll Brothers - Price: $$$ - gated community of large, luxury 2- and 3-bedroom homes from $330's (new prices) - 13,000SF community clubhouse with many amenities - 15 minutes to ocean beach.  SAM Award for best clubhouse. 


Golf and Ocean:

Lakewood

  • The Fairways at Lake Ridge - Near golf course (Eagle Ridge in Lakewood) and shore beaches in Ocean County.  Clubhouse with indoor pool. Recreation and outdoor pool. 12 floorpans.  By Kokes Builders. Start low $300's. 
    1 Fairways Blvd., Lakewood - 800-215-5253 - Open Mon-Sun 9-5

Whiting

  • The Reserve at Lake Ridge - Clubhouse with pool, recreation and more. By Kokes Family Builders. From high $200's.
    806 Tanglewood Court - 888-689-5253 - Open Daily

Great Price and Near Atlantic Ocean:

Photo shows Little Egg Harbor highlighted in Ocean County (from Census Bureau):

Little Egg Harbor

7 Charleston court, Little Egg Harbor by K Hovnanian - Price: $$ - Large single homes from mid-$200's - 15 minutes from Long Beach Island and next door to Sea Oaks Golf Club. Amenities include heated pools and award-winning clubhouse. Half hour to Atlantic City.
Gated


Make a Grand Entrance:

River Pointe by Del Webb - small to large 2-bedroom, 2 bath homes start mid-$200's - gorgeous waterfall entry -  Resort amenties - indoor and outdoor pools.
2517 Ridgeway Blvd., Manchester - $99 2-night stay


Resale:

Barnegat:

  • Four Seasons at Mirage 609-607-1500 / 1 Esplanade Dr
Heritage Bay 609-660-1906 / 100 Sandpiper Rd 

  • Heritage Point 609-698-8100 / 1200 West Bay Avenue 
Horizons at Barnegat 609-698-8044 / 6 Plymouth Way
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Pheasant Run at Barnegat 609-698-0663 / 219 Pine Oak Blvd.

Berkeley Township:

  • Holiday City at Berkeley I&II 732-341-5707 / 631 Jamaica Blvd. Toms
  • River
Holiday City Carefree 732-349-1050 / 98 Banamier Dr.
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Holiday City South 732-341-8900 / 139 Santiago Dr.
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Holiday City West 732-240-4422 / 45 Cabrillo Blvd.

  • Holiday Heights 732-244-8686 / 96 Prince Charles Dr.
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Silver Ridge Park (East) 732-505-1081 / 979 Edgebrook Dr. North

  • Silver Ridge Park (North) 732-286-4868 / 101 Westport Dr.
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Silver Ridge Park (West) 732-244-1484 / 145 Westbrook Dr.

  • Silver Ridge Park Westerly Extension 732-341-6153 / 39 Millbrook Dr.
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Sonata Bay 732-269-8278 / 3 Wharfside Way, Bayville

Brick:

  • Cedar Village 732-714-8720
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Greenbriar 732-458-3700
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Greenbriar II 732-458-3400 

  • Laurelton Gardens 732-458-5211 

  • Lions Head North 732-920-9409

  • Lions Head South 732-920-9099
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The Pavilion 732-255-7533
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Princeton Commons 732-295-9745 

  • Seaview Village 732-255-9825
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Wedgewood Place 732-785-2800
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Winding River Village Assoc. 732-206-0066

Eagleswood Township:

  • Eagleswood Village - 609-597-1175 / 6737 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor 609-597-1175

Jackson:

  • Four Seasons at Metedeconk Lakes 41 Pembroke Dr., Jackson - Price: $$ - gated single family from mid $200's - Named in Top 100 Communities List - resort-at-home by K Hov - Resales
  • Four Seasons at South Knolls - 12 Stamford Dr., Jackson - Price: $$ - by K Hovnanian from low $200's - large gated community of single homes with country club lifestyle - Resales
  • Jackson Acres 732-928-1700
  • Meadowbrook Cooperative 732-928-3049
  • Pleasant Gardens East Veterans Highway @South Hope Chapel Rd.
  • Westlake Golf and Country Club 732-833-7251
  • Winding Ways Homeowners' 732-928-0300

Lacey Township:

  • Pheasant Run 609-971-7289
  • Sea Breeze at Lacey 800-509-4857 Forked River

Lakewood:

  • A Country Place 732-364-5924
  • The Enclave at the Fairways 732-901-6060
  • Fairways at Lake Ridge 732-886-1246
  • Four Season at Lakewood 732-477-8222
  • Horizons at Woodlake Greens 
  • Legacy at Woodlake Greens by Ryan Homes in Ocean County 
    Price: $$ - Single family homes from low $200's - near the beach, parks, Woodlake Golf and Country Club and more - Energy Star qualified. 
  • Leisure Village 732-364-1820
  • Leisure Village East 732-477-7900 
  • Lionshead Woods 732-477-3851
  • Pine River Village

Little Egg Harbor Township:

  • Cranberry Creek 609-812-9339
  • Four Seasons at Harbor Bay 609-290-5301
  • Four Seasons at Sea Oaks 609-296-2656
  • Mystic Shores 609-296-1840
  • Sunrise Bay 609-812-9595

Manchester:

  • Cedar Glen Homes 732-349-3108
  • Cedar Glen Lakes 732-350-2223
  • Cedar Glen West 732-657-5525
  • Country Walk of Lake Ridge 732-350-5800
  • Crestwood Village 732-350-1818
  • Leisure Knoll at Manchester 732-657-6661
  • Leisure Ridge 732-657-1433
  • Leisure Village West 732-657-9595
  • The Meadows at Lake Ridge 732-716-1495
  • Pine Ridge at Crestwood 732-350-9000
  • Renaissance at Manchester 732-657-2700
  • The Reserve of Lake Ridge 732-350-5600
  • River Pointe 732-657-3030
  • Whiting Station at Crestwood 732-350-3556
  • Whiting Village (Crestwood Vii) 732-350-2882

Ocean Township: 

Waretown

  • Greenbriar Oceanaire Golf and Country Club (www.gocassociation.com)
    10 Beach Haven Way, Waretown - Price: $$$ Arthur Hills designed golf course, clubhouse and other upscale amenities for a country club lifestyle - situated close to shore. Large homes starting low $300's.  By Lennar. Greenbriar Oceanaire 609-693-8811

Plumsted Township:  Jensen's Deep Run 609-758-7180

Stafford Township:

  • Atlantic Hills 609-698-8260
  • Fawn Lakes 6 Sycamore Rd. Manahawkin
  • Paramount Homes' Escapes Ocean Breeze 609-698-5540
  • Perry's Lake 609-597-7771

Toms River Township:

  • Dover Walk Rte 166 Toms River
  • Gardens of Pleasant Plains 732-473-9300
  • Greenbriar Woodlands 732-286-6888
  • Holiday City at Silverton Phase I 732-255-1006
  • Holiday City at Silverton Phase II 732-255-2221
  • Lake Ridge 732-886-1246
  • Shenandoah Commons 732-573-1860

Tuckerton Borough: 1 mobile home community

Tip: To receive a 70-page booklet that has just about every resource for senior services in Ocean County, NJ. call Office of Senior Services for Ocean County at 732-929-2091/1-800-668-4899.

Much of the above list was contributed by the author of our article on New Jersey retirement Nancy Muldowney--see article.


Mobile Home Parks in Ocean County

Barnegat Township:

  • Brighton at Barnegat Mobile Homes 609-698-4134

  • Pinewood Estates Mobile Home Park 609-698-4123

Brick Township:

  • Laurelton Mobile Home Park 732-840-6777

  • Pinewood Mobile Home Park 732-840-0890

Jackson Township:

  • Fountainhead Park Mobile Homes 732-928-3100

  • Oak Tree Mobile Park 732-928-3200

Manchester Township:

  • Pine Ridge South Mobile Homes 732-849-4600

Stafford Township:

  • West Bay Village Mobile Homes 11 Pine Cone Lane Manahawkin

Toms River Township:

  • Homestead Run Mobile Home Park 732-370-2300
  • Raymore Mobile Park 732-364-2511

  • Roberts Park Mobile Home Park 732-364-1210

Tuckerton Borough:

  • Tuckerton Mobile Court 732-928-1700
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