Central New Jersey
Retirement Communities

Central New Jersey retirement communities is the section in the middle of the state going from North to South. Find over 55 communities near to major cities like Princeton and Trenton.

The counties usually considered to be in the central part of New Jersey are: Hunterdon, Mercer County, Middlesex County, parts of Monmouth County, Burlington, Warren, and Ocean, Somerset and Union.  (Verify the county located in.)

Central New Jersey counties have some of the highest median incomes in the nation. It is a center of the telecommunications field with companies like Bell Labs and Verizon located here. New Brunswick in Middlesex County is associated with healthcare with so many companies in this field here.


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See separate page for Princeton area and Mercer County

New Over 55 Communities Central New Jersey -

burlington county

  •  $400's New Congressional - LOCATION: Moorestown  FEATURE: Convenient location for commuting and shopping  CONTACT:  Bridgeboro Rd. - Open daily - 856-230-3005 for info

Single family ranch homes - Community amenities include clubhouse, pool, pickle ball courts, walking trails, and more.  

  • Crossings at Delanco Station - LOCATION: Delanco FEATURE: 1 mile from Pennington Park (140 acres); large luxury ranch homes; smart home tech  CONTACT: 1 Austin Dr., Delanco - Open Daily - 856-230-3005 (Online Sales) 2 homes left - priced in $400's By DR Horton Homes 
  • Venue at Smithville Greene - LOCATION: Eastampton/ FEATURE: elegant singles and towns/ CONTACT:   1030 Smithville Rd., Eastampton - Open 9-5 daily - 609-349-8258

By Lennar Homes starting in $400,000's - Amenities include outdoor pool, pickle ball, sport court, tennis court, sports bar lounge, and more recreation.

Middlesex County

  • Coming  Regency at Cranbury by Toll Brothers - Join VIP List on their website - single homes.  330 Day Rd., Cranbury
  • Greenbriar at Villagio

    So. Brunswick Twp - Middlesex County - 2-4 Bedroom spacious homes near Princeton.  From upper $400's.  14 Michaelangelo Dr., Monmouth Junction - Open Daily  
  • Venue at Monroe  - LOCATION: Monroe Township/ FEATURE: Resort-like; Gated      / CONTACT: 280 Rhode Hall Rd., Monroe Township - 609-349-8258; Open Daily

    587 large luxury single homes by Lennar priced in $500's plus large carriage homes - Enjoy an elegant resort-like 55+ lifestyle in a gated community.  Amenities include clubhouse, pool, fitness center, sport court, tennis court, trail and more.  

Monmouth County

  • New Regent Oaks at Freehold - Large single homes by Toll Brothers. Modern farmhouse designs. Amenities to include clubhouse, pool, and more. Priced from $600's.  3390 Route 95, Freehold - 844-834-5263
  • Regency at Allaire   - LOCATION: Farmingdale/ FEATURE: Resort-styled - Single homes from $700's by Toll Bros./ CONTACT:    Online rep: 844-834-5263 - 77 Grandview Circle, Farmingdale - Shown by appointment - One and two-story large homes.  Near Battleground State Park.  Selling quickly.
  • Regency at Manalapan - LOCATION: Manalapan  FEATURE: Large elegant homes and near shopping and dining amenities  CONTACT:  53 Sofia Dr., Manalapan (Also, 7 miles to downtown Freehold for shopping and dining)  - 844-834-5263 - Open Daily - Many outstanding amenities for a resort lifestyle - Starting $800's.  By Toll Brothers.
  • Four Seasons at Colts Farm by K Hovnanian - 1191 NJ-33, Farmingdale - 111 single homes starting from $600's.  732-863-2750 Onsite Sales reps (who might be busy) and 888-779-1375 - Online Specialists  

Warren County

  • Horizons Delaware Crossing - Lopatcong - Warren County - Attached patio homes available as ranch or 2-story floorplans. New or resale by Larken Associates.  Amenities include:
  • clubhouse
  • outdoor heated pool (verify) 
  • billiards and card rooms
  • community room for events
  • fitness center
  • steam room and whirlpool (verify)
  • tennis courts and bocce ball
  • sidewalks
  • and more.
  • Schedule a tour - 855-245-8507
  • New Legacy at Mansfield Meadows - Port Murray in Northern Central NJ in scenic rural area - Spacious single homes by Ryan Homes priced from $400's.  Resort-style with planned clubhouse, pool and more. 13 Mountain View Lane, Port Murray -  732-962-0734  
  • Hawk Pointe - Townhomes and singles available - LOCATION: Washington, NJ  FEATURE: Townhomes on a golf course; tax abatement; (verify); some basements  CONTACT: By appointment only. 201-660-1897 - Townhomes were from upper $300's and resort beach single homes are from mid-$400,000's.  Overlooks Hawk Pointe Golf Club

Resale Over 55 Communities Central NJ  

  • Regency at Readington Carriages - By Toll Bros. - Whitehouse Station and 16 miles to New Brunswick - large townhomes in this master community (started $500's). Clubhouse, pool and more. 659 Rt 22, Whitehouse Station
  • Regency at Freehold - LOCATION: Freehold/FEATURE: Luxury amenities/CONTACT: 5 Old Eagle Rd., Freehold - Luxury single homes by Toll Bros. were priced from $800's. Amenities include outdoor heated pool, clubhouse, bocce, tennis and more. 
  • Four Seasons at Manalapan  - Started from upper $300's - gated community of singles near prestigious Battleground Country Club - walking trails and onsite nature preserve. By K Hovnanian.   692 homes.  192 Wintergreen Drive - Manalapan
  • Four Seasons at Monroe - Middlesex County - By K Hovnanian builders - Medium to large single homes started $400's - good commute location.  Resort-style living.
    245 Prospect Plains Rd., Monroe 
  • Foxtail Creek - LOCATION: Moorestown/ FEATURE: Lock and Leave lifestyle/CONTACT:    Large townhomes with first floor owner's suites by Ryan Homes with tax abatement (verify). Start price was in upper $300's.
  • Greenbriar Stonebridge - Middlesex County - 2-3 bedroom estate homes started from $500's. By Lennar - 3 Mandrake Rd., Monroe  
  • Wyngate at Medford  - By Bob Meyer - Prices started mid-$300's - 2-bedroom, 2 bath spacious single homes - 2nd story traditional styled.  Middlesex County.   75 Moorlinch Blvd., Medford  
  • Greenbriar Falls - Tinton Falls - Very large 3-bedroom town homes started from $600's.  49 homes with a resort lifestyle. By Lennar.   18 Mineral Springs Lane  
  • Enclave at Ocean - Sold out -  Ocean Township - Small community with big amenities - 620 Tinton Ave., Tinton Falls  By Toll Brothers - small community of 75 luxury single homes.  Luxury clubhouse, resort pool and more. Remaining homes were priced in $900's.
  • Regency at Trotters Pointe - By Toll Bros. - Tinton Falls, Eastern Monmouth County - Started from low $600's - Spacious single homes. Clubhouse, pool, recreation.  See models at Enclave at Shrewsbury - 4 miles to Redbank train station for commute to Manhattan - 305 Dorn Dr., Shrewsbury
  • Enclave at Freehold - By Toll Brothers - Monmouth County - only 79 single-family 1 and 2-story homes in Freehold in Monmouth County.  Jackson Mills Rd.  Clubhouse, pool and more. Started very low $500's. 267 Jackson Mills Rd., Freehold   
  • Regency at Holmdel - LOCATION: Holmdel/ FEATURE: Large, elegant homes - 2 Langton Dr.   Large homes located in prestigious Holmdel and sure to impress with their elegant modern farmhouse design.  Zero entry pool, Regency clubhouse, pickleball, and more amenities. Were priced in one millions.  By Toll Brothers.  Resales.
  • Four Seasons at Monmouth Woods - Howell - Monmouth County - By K Hovnanian - single homes - Resort amenities include clubhouse, tennis, pool, recreation and more. Near Jersey Shore and shopping.  Spacious to large 2 and 3-bedroom homes started from upper $300's.  47 Harvest Ridge Rd., Howell 
  • Westport at Belmar - Belmar - Monmouth County - 2 bedroom townhomes for 50+.  Near ocean and marina.  Started $600's.
  • Enclave at Shackamaxon  by Toll Brothers - 56 carriage homes in Scotch Plains with golf and lake views. Shackamaxon Country Club.  Started from upper-$700's. 1607 Shackamaxon Dr., Scotch Plains
  • Canal Walk - Somerset County - rural area offers luxury singles, townhomes and condominiums with resort amenities.  Prices started from $200's.  112 School House Rd., Somerset  
  • The Enclave at Canal Walk - condominiums in 3-story buildings - 112 Schoolhouse Rd., Somerset
  • The Reserve at Canal Walk - 2-story or ranch homes on oversized lots

  • Gateway at Royce Brook - Homes, townhomes and rentals - Hillsborough Township - Near Princeton - clubhouse, pool, tennis, bocce - 110 Falcon Rd., Hillsborough 
  • Four Seasons at Sterling Pointe - Somerset County - Started upper $300's.  By K Hovnanian. 80 spacious 2 and 3-bedroom single homes.  Clubhouse and pool, fitness and more. One of Money Mags top places to live.  4 Schindler Court, Somerset
  • Four Seasons at The Promenade - Warren Township - Somerset County - Started upper $800's.
  • Four Seasons at North Caldwell - North Caldwell - Essex County - By K Hovnanian - 108 condominium garden homes Started low $500's.
  • Legacy at Waterford Pines - By Ryan Homes - Lower-priced community started upper $100's. Between Philadelphia and Jersey Shore. Single homes (some with finished basements) - 4 open floor plans.  Clubhouse.
    331 White Horse Pike, Waterford Twp, NJ (Camden County)
  • Gatherings at East Greenwich in Clarksboro - By Beazer - 2 and 3 bedroom single - clubhouse, fitness, outdoor pool - 22 miles to Philadelphia - please check status with Beazer Homes.  9 jubilee drive - Clarksboro  
  • Four Seasons at Bridgewater By K Hovnanian - condos/gardenhomes - Somerset County - started low $300's - check for resales with Realtors.
  • Riviera at East Windsor - sold out By Toll - Cranbury - award-winning resort-like started from upper $200's. Cranbury is close to Trenton and Princeton.
  • Concordia - This is an older active adult community with resales only - Very large community in Cranbury.  Cranbury is a great location to get to either Trenton (13 miles) or Princeton (19 miles). Truly a central location.  1 Clubhouse Drive - Concordia 
  • Rossmoor New Jersey - Monroe Township - formerly Leisure World New Jersey - approx. 55 minutes to New York City via commute bus that stops on site -  Off NJ Turnpike at exit 8A.  Clubhouse, amenities and activities. 18-hole golf - Wood shop - Co-ops and condominiums.  Approx. 3000 residents.
    128 Sussex Way, Monroe Twp, NJ (Middlesex County)  609-655-1000
  • Legacy at Meadowcroft by Ryan Delaware Avenue in Florence near Trenton - large luxury homes started from $200's - some floor plans are very large - spacious lots - clubhouse - planned amenities - custom options - commute to Trenton 13 miles.  
  • Mews at Laurel Creek - Moorestown - By Toll Brothers. Award-winning luxury amenity low maintenance community 15 miles to Philadelphia. Large 3-bedroom carriage homes started upper-$400,000's.  551 Centerton Rd. 
  • Renaissance at Raritan Valley - Franklin Township - 236 single homes and 108 condominiums - Clubhouse, pool and social activities.  
  • Siena by JS Hovnanian - Cinnaminson - townhomes - 470 route 130 - sold out but have a group of rentals while they last.   Convenient to Philadelphia.  See Siena Leasing. See our review.
  • Legacy at Waterford Pines - By Ryan Homes - Started upper $100's. Between Philadelphia and Jersey Shore. Single homes (some with finished basements) - 4 open floor plans.  Clubhouse.  331 White Horse Pike, Waterford Twp, NJ  
  • Legacy at Hidden Lake Village - Burlington Township - by Ryan Homes - 3- bedroom townhomes with garage with prices started in low $200's.  
  • Lake Views
  • Walking Trails
  • Near Rancocas State Park
    Salem Rd. and Heals Farm Rd.  
  • Sharps Run by Ryan at Evesham, NJ (Burlington County) - Started from mid-$200's - Near Philadelphia and approx. 7 miles to NJ Turnpike.  Single homes with large floor plans ranging to 4 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths.  Energy star.
    100 Sharp  Road, Evesham, NJ
  • Wildflowers at Medford - 2-bedroom, 2 1/2 baths single homes started from $260's - Award-winning 1 Montclair, Medford 
  • Wildflowers at South Knolls - Jackson - 53 homes in a low maintenance community with clubhouse, pool, tennis and more.  By Lennar - 68 Huntington Dr. 

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Our Notes

---Changed Status to New from Coming:  11/17 Regency at Manalapan - homes from $700's

---Added to Last Chance to buy 11/21: Regency at Holmdel; Regency at Freehold

---Added new: 12/21 Regent Oaks at Freehold; added 1/22 Four Seasons at Colts Farm in Farmingdale

---Listed sold:  Regency at Holmdel

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Cities in Southern NJ:

(Includes areas around Philly)

Cherry Hill
Egg Harbor
Mays Landing

Cities in Central NJ (This Page):

East Windsor

Monmouth J
North Caldwell
Ocean Township
Port Murray
Scotch Plains
Tinton Falls
Waterford      Whitehouse Station

Commute to NYC

Florham Park
Long Valley
North Caldwell
Scotch Plains
Whitehouse Station

Jersey Shore Cities:

Cape May
Tinton Falls

Ocean County

Princeton Area (Mercer County)

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