Perry’s Lake in Manahawkin, is an age-restricted manufactured home community for those over 55 years of age in Ocean County, New Jersey. Perry’s Lake offers a great shore lifestyle, in a great suburban countryside, without having to pay the high prices of living directly on the island of Long Beach. It is also the closest adult community to Long Island, yet is very affordable.
Perry’s Lake is situated closely to Route 72, which is the main road to Long Beach Island. It also has easy access to the Garden State Parkway, which makes visiting old friends and family very convenient. Close to home and away from the noise and congestion of city living, residents can still walk to grocery stores, restaurants, banks, department stores, houses of worship, and home improvement stores. This scenic community features a beautiful lake setting and is comprised of 450 manufactured homes.
Perry’s Lake Amenities
The 6,200 square-foot clubhouse of Perry’s Lake in Manahawkin contains a variety of multi-purpose rooms. Artists can find their creative side, hobbyists can get together with their friendly neighbors to pursue their interests, and men and ladies can socialize in individual groups or come together for common activities such as card games. There are also billiard tables, tennis facilities, and shuffleboard courts. When grandkids come to visit, they can enjoy the wading pool and their own on-site playground. For the adults, there is a sparkling in-ground outdoor pool perfect for cooling off periods during hot summer days. The nearby area of Perry’s Lake has marinas and accessible boat slips.
Perry’s Lake Homes & Real Estate
Perry’s Lake is a land-lease community that was developed between 1999 and 2007 and features a total of 450 manufactured homes. These homes feature two bedrooms and two baths with living space ranging from 1,320 to 1,680 square feet. The floor plans are bright and open and include oversized master bathrooms with soaking corner tubs, three season rooms, and garages. A variety of these residences are available on a resale basis, with individual homes featuring many upgrades. Some of these options are garbage disposals, upgraded cabinets, sprinkler systems, ceiling fans, and upgraded appliances. The monthly association fees are higher than typical neighborhoods but are actually quite reasonable since the monthly fee also includes taxes.
Perry’s Lake Lifestyle
Perry’s Lake offers the shore lifestyle minus the price tag and away from noise and congestion of city living. This private community is a great alternative to living on Long Beach Island, yet residents have easy access to all that Long Beach offers. There are a variety of interest groups and social clubs ready for joining, or residents can start new ones. Some of the existing clubs are aerobics, sewing club, card games, bridge club, ladies club, men’s club, arts, and books.
Within a few hundred yards of Perry’s Lake, residents can find shopping and dining opportunities as well as major conveniences. The Manahawkin area also offers a variety of cultural and entertainment options, from museums to golf. The Ocean Acres Country Club, the Stafford Township Arts Center Ocean First Theater, the Barnegat Lighthouse, and the Peahala Park Beach are all worth a visit. Long Beach can be reached within a few minutes for plenty of fun in the sun. Atlantic City is only a half hour away. While famous for its gambling activities and the Boardwalk, Atlantic City offers plenty of museums and other attractions. The Absecon Lighthouse, Atlantic City Art Center, Atlantic City Aquarium, Jersey Atlantic Wind Farm, and Central Pier all make great destinations to plan around a day trip.
- Clubhouse - 6,200 Sq. Ft.
- Outdoor Pool & Spa
- Multi-purpose Room
- Arts & Crafts Studio
- 2 Tennis Courts
- Bocce Ball Courts
- Shuffleboard Courts
- Horseshoe Pits
- Basketball Court
There are plenty of activities available in Perry's Lake. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.
- Card Games
- Bridge Club
- Ladies Club
- Men's Club
- Sewing Club
- Many more
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