Senior Communities for Manhattan Commute from New Jersey
and Highlands Area of NJ

(This is Page 3 of New Jersey retirement communities.)

Page 1 - Ocean County (main New Jersey page)

Page 2 - Jersey Shore

Page 3 - Commute to Manhattan and Highlands (This page)

Page 4 - Near Princeton

Page 5 - Central NJ

Page 6 - Southern NJ

New Over 55 communities for commuting to Manhattan from New Jersey 

The closer to New York City, generally the more expensive the prices.

  • The Enclave at Shackamaxon

    By Toll Brothers - 25 miles to New York City - Train to NYC - 56 large luxury carriage homes inside Shackamaxon Country Club.  Now Selling.  From upper $700's. 1607 Shackamaxon Dr., Scotch Plains - Open Daily - 844-834-5263
  • Enclave at Long Valley

    Long Valley in Morris County - 61 miles to Manhattan - Carriage homes start mid-$400's - By Toll Brothers  
    2 Raspberry Lane - Open Daily
  • Four Seasons at Great Notch Spa and Club

    12 miles to New York City  - Price: $$$$ - 39 Brownstone Rd. - Woodland Park, Clifton NJ - by K Hovnanian - villas, garden homes and courtyard homes - new phase is courtyard homes - world class clubhouse upper $400's. GPS: 650 Valley Rd.
  • Greenbriar Fox Ridge by Lennar

    Wharton - by Lennar - 35 miles to Manhattan - be out in the countryside and approx. hour commute for city amenities.  Good looking 3-level condominium building - one and two-bedroom homes from upper $200's.  Clubhouse, pool, tennis. Rockaway Township.  In last phase for 2017.  Some remaining in last phase.  (verify)
    7102 Polk Dr., Wharton - 704-798-5442 (Linda, Agent)

Not over 55 but has good commute to NYC:

  • Liberty Square at Wesmont Station This is not an age-restricted community but is for all ages - 9 miles to Manhattan  From upper $300's (verify).  By Pulte Homes -  217 2- and 3-bedroom townhomes -  Onsite train station open now with 25 minute ride to  Manhattan (verify all information) - Almost sold out of previous phase.

Condominiums and townhomes from $370's.
5000 Wesmont Dr., Wood-Ridge, NJ - 866-785-8343

  • Regency at Readington Carriages by Toll Bros. - For over 55 - Near New Brunswick (16 miles) - Carriage homes - Pool, clubhouse, tot lot, bocce and more. 46 miles to Lower Manhattan.  Villas are available.  Carriage homes from mid-$400's. 
    659 Rt 22, Whitehouse Station, NJ - (Hunterdon County) 908-534-5656
  • Regency at Flanders - single homes on Pleasant Hill Rd., Flanders near Morristown and north of Newark.  Across from Flanders Valley Golf Course in scenic area.  Resort-styled by Toll Brothers. From upper $400's.  70 Pleasant Hill Rd., Flanders - 973-584-8655

Resales - See local Realtors 

  • Parkwood at Cambridge Crossings - Northern New Jersey - Clifton, NJ - approx. 30 minutes to NYC - 2 BR/2BA luxury homes from mid $300's. Resort like with CH, pool, spa - a unique feature is that only one person needs to be over 55; also will allow child over 18. (verify age qualifications) - One Harcourt Rd. - 973-337-1234
  • K Hovnanian Four Seasons at RidgemontMontvale - Woodcliff Lake - By K Hovnanian - Price: $$$$$ - 108 spacious luxury garden condominium homes for a sophisticated active lifestyle of 2BR/2 or 2 1/2 baths - car or rail to NYC . From $600's.  701 Four Seasons Lane.
  • Four Seasons at North Caldwell - North Caldwell by K Hovnanian Homes. Price: $$$$$ - Large luxurious condos 2BR/2BA - heated outdoor pool and clubhouse and more. Good commute to NYC location plus upscale shopping and dining in quaint small town. Started mid-$500's.  Four Seasons Drive, North Caldwell  
  • Four Seasons at Sterling Pointe - Franklin Township - Price: $$$ - Somerset County - for the sophisticated 55+ lifestyle by K Hovnanian Homes - country area but near roadways - commute to NYC from train stations nearby and at MetroPark.  From upper $300's.  4 Schindler Court, Somerset NJ
  • Bears Cove at Ramsey - 104 luxury gated town homes - approx. 25 miles to Manhattan - Near NJ Transit station on Bergen Main Line - Clubhouse, elegant pool and spa and more.  By Continental Properties.  200 Windsor Lane - Popular community is now Sold out. Check with Realtors for possible resales.
  • Four Seasons at The Promenade - 35 miles to New York City - 123 Washington Valley Road - By K Hovnanian - Warren Township, Somerset County, a best place to live - Townhomes and singles - also 2BR/2BA garden home condominiums - For your discriminating taste -  historic town - Warren Township in Somerset County.
  • Regency at Long Valley Toll Brothers - Price: $$$$$ Luxury carriage homes from mid $500's (verify) - 4 miles to I-80 - prestigious town
  • Traditions at Hamilton Crossing in Central New Jersey - By Pulte in Hamilton NJ - within an hour to New York City or Philadelphia. Price: $$ - 2 bedroom homes. 
  • Wanaque Reserve - 34 miles from Manhattan - Sold Out - Price: $$$ - gated and large clubhouse "The Lodge," indoor and outdoor pools, sauna, massage rooms. Walking trails - large homes started low $400's.  6100 Warrens Way, Wanaque, NJ 

Northern New Jersey Highlands

Independent Apartment Community 

  • Heath Village 
    Hackettstown - Apartments and cottages - Meals and housekeeping available.  Also, hotel style living with services. Pool, tennis, recreation and more.

Skylands Region - Warren County

  • Horizons at Delaware Crossing 
    (70 miles to NYC) - large patio homes from $270's - Clubhouse and resort amenities. 561 Edward St., Lopatcong, NJ - 855-245-3507

Resales 

  • Gatherings at Haledon Near Paramus by Beazer - scenic highlands of Northern NJ - views of NYC skyline - resale condominiums - near major transportation routes.

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New Jersey Index

Cities in Southern NJ:  

(Includes areas around Philly)

Atco
Berlin
Cherry Hill
Cinnaminson
Clarksboro
Clayton
Egg Harbor
Evesham
Glassboro
Gloucester
Mays Landing
Medford
Melville
Riverside
Turnersville
Woodstown
Woolwich

Cities in Central NJ:

Belmar
Bridgewater
Cinnaminson
Clarksboro
Concordia
East Windsor
Evesham
Florence
Franklin
Freehold
Hillsboro
Howell
Jackson
Manalapin
Monroe
Medford
Moorestown
North Caldwell
Ocean Township
Scotch Plains
Shrewsbury
Somerset
Tinton Falls
Turnersville
Warren
Waterford
Whitehouse Station

Commute to NYC (This Page)

Clifton
Flanders
Hackettstown
Hamilton
Long Valley
Lopatcong
Montvale
North Caldwell
Paramus
Ramsey
Scotch Plains
Somerset
Wanaque
Warren
Wharton
Whitehouse Station
Wood-Ridge

Jersey Shore Cities:

Absecon
Cape May
Equestra
Freehold
Holmdel
Howell
Manchester
Shrewsbury
Tinton Falls
Waterford
Wildwood

Ocean County

Princeton Area

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Areas in Ocean County to Retire to - an exclusive article for Best Guide from a Realtor who specializes in Ocean County.