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, Middlesex, parts of Monmouth 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

  • New Venue at Smithville Greene - LOCATION: Eastampton/ FEATURE: elegant singles and towns/ CONTACT:   1030 Smithville Rd., Eastampton - See by appointment - 609-349-8258

By Lennar Homes - Amenities include outdoor pool, pickle ball, sport court, tennis court, sports bar lounge, and more recreation.

Hunterdon County

By Toll Bros. - Whitehouse Station and 16 miles to New Brunswick - large townhomes in this master community (start $500's). Clubhouse, pool and more.
659 Rt 22, Whitehouse Station, NJ - 844-834-5263

Middlesex County

  • 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 
  • Heritage at Medford 
  • By Bob Meyer - Personalization of your home - small to medium 2-bedroom single homes priced upper $200's.  Great for downsizing - Optional 2nd story finished loft -  On final phase.  2 Llewelyn Dr., Medford - 609-257-3669 - Closed Wednesdays  

  • New 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 priced in $300's - 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 Enclave at Ocean - LOCATION:  Ocean Township/ FEATURE:    Small community with big amenities/ CONTACT:   620 Tinton Ave., Tinton Falls - 844-834-5263 - Open Daily

By Toll Brothers - small community of 75 luxury single homes.  Luxury clubhouse, resort pool and more.  Priced in $500's. 

  • New Regency at Allaire  

    LOCATION: Farmingdale/ FEATURE: Resort-styled - Single homes from $500'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.  

  • 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. Very low $500's. 
    267 Jackson Mills Rd., Freehold - 732-303-1330 - Open Daily

  • 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 from upper $300's.
    47 Harvest Ridge Rd., Howell - 888-422-9488 - Open Daily 10-6

  • Westport at Belmar - Belmar - Monmouth County - 2 bedroom townhomes for 50+. Near ocean and marina.  Start $600's.

Somerset County

  • Canal Walk 

    Somerset County - rural area offers luxury singles, townhomes and condominiums with resort amenities.  Prices from mid-$200's. 

112 School House Rd., Somerset - 732-356-1191

  • The Enclave at Canal Walk - condominiums in 3-story buildings - 4 Nortwick Ct.
  • 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 - 908-874-3100 - Open Daily

Union County

  • Enclave at Shackamaxon  by Toll Brothers - 56 carriage homes in Scotch Plains with golf and lake views.  Shackamaxon Country Club.  From upper-$700's. 
    1607 Shackamaxon Dr., Scotch Plains - Open Daily - 844-834-5263

Warren County

  • New Legacy at Mansfield Meadows - Port Murray in Northern Central NJ in scenic rural area - Spacious single homes by Ryan Homes starting upper $200's.  Resort-style with clubhouse, pool and more.
    13 Mountain View Lane, Port Murray -  732-962-0734 - Open Daily except Thurs/Fri by appointment

Resale Over 55 Communities Central NJ  

  • Four Seasons at Manalapan  - 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 
  • 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 from $600's.  49 homes with a resort lifestyle. By Lennar.   18 Mineral Springs Lane - 609-349-8258 
  • 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 Shackamaxon  by Toll Brothers - 56 carriage homes in Scotch Plains with golf and lake views.  Shackamaxon Country Club.  From upper-$700's. 
    1607 Shackamaxon Dr., Scotch Plains 
  • Four Seasons at Sterling Pointe - Somerset County - Start upper $300's.  By K Hovnanian. 80 spacious 2 and 3-bedroom single homes.  Clubhouse and pool, fitness and more. Nearly sold out.  One of Money Mags top places to live.  4 Schindler Court, Somerset
  • Four Seasons at The Promenade - Warren Township - Somerset County - Start 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 - starting low $300's - check for resales with Realtors.
  • Riviera at East Windsor - sold out By Toll - Cranbury - award-winning resort-like 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 start 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 - 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) 
  • 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) - 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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Coming Soon to Central NJ

  • The Mill at Riverside by JS Hovnanian - 1 and 2-bedroom condominiums with access to Philadelphia. Multi-generational community.

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Cities in Southern NJ:

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Cherry Hill
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Cities in Central NJ (This Page):

East Windsor

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

Commute to NYC

Florham Park
Long Valley
North Caldwell
Scotch Plains
Whitehouse Station

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Tinton Falls

Ocean County

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