A top retirement state (6 pages)
this page...Ocean County
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.
New Jersey 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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- New Venue at Lighthouse Station - LOCATION: Barnegat Township/ FEATURE: Minutes from beaches of Long Beach Island/ CONTACT: 762 Lighthouse Dr. - 609-349-8258 - Open Daily
By Lennar | Amenities include clubhouse, pool, sport courts and more. | Ranch homes start high $200's.
- New Seacrest Pines - LOCATION: Barnegat/ FEATURE: Near ocean amenities/ CONTACT: 1288 West Bay Ave. - 609-638-0722 (Ann)
By DR Horton | One and two-story single ranch homes. | Priced from upper $200's | Planned amenities include clubhouse and pool
Large Homes Near beaches:
- Sea Breeze at Lacey - LOCATION: Forked River/ FEATURE: 5 Minutes to Barnegat Bay and 15 minutes to NJ beaches; Award-winning clubhouse/ CONTACT: 8 Ambermist Way, Forked River - 800-509-4857; Open: Daily 10-6
Toll Brothers - Gated community of large, luxury 2- and
3-bedroom homes from $300's - 13,000SF community clubhouse with
many amenities - SAM Award for best clubhouse. 2016 Community of the Year by NJ Builders Assoc. Just go or make appt. to see.
- New Venue at Woodlands LOCATION: Manchester/ FEATURE: Scenic views/ CONTACT: 180 County Rd. 539 - 609-349-8258; Open Daily
Luxury features in single homes by Lennar Homes.
Make a Grand Entrance:
River Pointe - LOCATION: Manchester/ FEATURE: Del Webb Amenities; Options to customize/ CONTACT: 2517 Ridgeway Blvd., Manchester - 866-398-9322; Open daily except Thursday and Friday
By Del Webb - small to large single homes start high $200's - gorgeous waterfall entry - Resort amenties - indoor and outdoor pools. Selling fast.
- Coming Venue at Longview - LOCATION: Plumstead Township/ FEATURE: Coming/ CONTACT: Monmouth Rd.; 609-349-8258 - By appointment - singles and townhomes by Lennar Homes
- 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
Pheasant Run at Barnegat 609-698-0663 / 219 Pine Oak Blvd.
- Holiday City at Berkeley I&II 732-341-5707 / 631 Jamaica Blvd. Toms
Holiday City Carefree 732-349-1050 / 98 Banamier Dr.
Holiday City South 732-341-8900 / 139 Santiago Dr.
Holiday City West 732-240-4422 / 45 Cabrillo Blvd.
- Holiday Heights 732-244-8686 / 96 Prince Charles Dr.
Silver Ridge Park (East) 732-505-1081 / 979 Edgebrook Dr. North
- Silver Ridge Park (North) 732-286-4868 / 101 Westport Dr.
Silver Ridge Park (West) 732-244-1484 / 145 Westbrook Dr.
- Silver Ridge Park Westerly Extension 732-341-6153 / 39 Millbrook Dr.
Sonata Bay 732-269-8278 / 3 Wharfside Way, Bayville
- Cedar Village 732-714-8720
Greenbriar II 732-458-3400
- Laurelton Gardens 732-458-5211
- Lions Head North 732-920-9409
- Lions Head South 732-920-9099
The Pavilion 732-255-7533
Princeton Commons 732-295-9745
- Seaview Village 732-255-9825
Wedgewood Place 732-785-2800
Winding River Village Assoc. 732-206-0066
- Eagleswood Village - 609-597-1175 / 6737 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor 609-597-1175
- 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
- Pheasant Run 609-971-7289
- Sea Breeze at Lacey 800-509-4857 Forked River
- 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: $$ - Single family homes from low $200's - near the beach, parks, Woodlake Golf
and Country Club and more - Energy Star qualified.
- Leisure Village 732-364-1820
- Lennar at Lake Ridge - Whiting -In The Pinelands - 806 Tanglewood Court - Medium to spacious 2-bedroom ranch homes with fresh designs were from mid-$200's. By Lennar.
- Leisure Village East 732-477-7900
- Lionshead Woods 732-477-3851
- Pine River Village
Little Egg Harbor Township:
Location of Little Egg Harbor highlighted on map
- Four Seasons at Harbor Bay - Little Egg Harbor - Gated; Next door to Sea Oaks Golf Club - By K Hovnanian - Large single homes were from mid-$200's - 15 minutes from Long Beach
Island. Amenities include
heated pools and award-winning clubhouse. Half hour to Atlantic City.
- Cranberry Creek 609-812-9339
- Four Seasons at Sea Oaks 609-296-2656
- Mystic Shores 609-296-1840
- Sunrise Bay 609-812-9595
- Cedar Glen Homes 732-349-3108
- Cedar Glen Lakes 732-350-2223
- Cedar Glen West 732-657-5525
- Country Walk of Lake Ridge 732-350-5800
- Crestwood Village 732-350-1818
- Leisure Knoll at Manchester 732-657-6661
- Leisure Ridge 732-657-1433
- Leisure Village West 732-657-9595
- The Meadows at Lake Ridge 732-716-1495
- Pine Ridge at Crestwood 732-350-9000
- Renaissance at Manchester 732-657-2700
- The Reserve of Lake Ridge 732-350-5600
- River Pointe 732-657-3030
- Whiting Station at Crestwood 732-350-3556
- Whiting Village (Crestwood Vii) 732-350-2882
- Greenbriar Oceanaire Golf and Country Club (www.gocassociation.com)
10 Beach Haven Way, Waretown - Price:
$$$ 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
- 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
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
- Brighton at Barnegat Mobile Homes 609-698-4134
- Pinewood Estates Mobile Home Park 609-698-4123
- Laurelton Mobile Home Park 732-840-6777
- Pinewood Mobile Home Park 732-840-0890
- Fountainhead Park Mobile Homes 732-928-3100
- Oak Tree Mobile Park 732-928-3200
- Pine Ridge South Mobile Homes 732-849-4600
- 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 Mobile Court 732-928-1700
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