The Ponds - Monroe Township, NJ

Quickfacts
Builder: Pulte Homes
Price Range:Mid $100s – Low $300s
Home Types:Single Family, Attached
Number of Homes:575
New/Resale:Resale Homes Only
Age Restriction:55+
Construction Dates:1994 – 1999
Gated:Yes
Rating: 1 Reviews
 

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The Ponds Overview

The Ponds in Monroe Township, New Jersey is a 55 and better community located in scenic Middlesex County. The Ponds is well maintained and consists of 575 homes available on a resale basis. This appealing neighborhood offers the benefits of a large community but still has the intimacy and charm of a smaller community.

There is an abundance of both indoor and outdoor amenities on site. Residents of The Ponds in Monroe can take advantage of the unique and tranquil setting. It is conveniently located in central New Jersey just a couple miles from exit 8A on the New Jersey Turnpike and just 30 minutes from the Jersey Shore.

The Ponds Amenities

The 25,000 square-foot clubhouse at The Ponds has a state of the art fitness center, along with an aerobics studio and both an indoor and outdoor pool. There is a full-time activities director and a nurse on site. Residents will never lack something to do with all the activities offered with a card and game room, arts and crafts studio, a woodworking shop, computers, a library and even a ballroom to dance the night away.

The Ponds Monroe is built around a 19-acre nature preserve surrounded by water, with a jogging path, scenic nature walk with exercise stations along the way and a pond for fishing. A gazebo overlooking the water offers a tranquil, relaxing setting to enjoy the beauty of nature and the outdoors. Bird lovers will find that the array of birdhouses set throughout the preserve attract an amazing variety and species of birds. Residents can also enjoy tennis, bocce ball, shuffleboard, a local putting green and then go play a game of golf at a public or private golf course located nearby.

The Ponds Homes & Real Estate

Homes within the gates of The Ponds were built between 1994 and 1999 and range in size from 1,397 to 2,114 square feet. There are ten different floor plans that offer two bedrooms and two baths, a large eat-in kitchen and master bath. Homes either feature a one or two-car garage. At the end of a busy day, come home to relax in the six-foot soaking tub with separate shower, then sit on the private patio, and enjoy the serene setting.

The Ponds Lifestyle

Active adults who purchase homes at The Ponds Monroe can meet their friendly, outgoing neighbors at any number of events. There is often entertainment in the ballroom and planned excursions to shows and places of interest. They also offer computer classes, painting classes, aquacize, ping-pong and poker, and billiards to name just a few. Residents of The Ponds are sure to never get board with the wide variety of activities and events offered within the community.

Area

Residents of The Ponds in Monroe, New Jersey have plenty of opportunities for shopping and entertainment. Conveniently located right in front, is a small grouping of stores including a bank, restaurant, and a beauty salon. For medical needs, there are four hospitals in the area. The Concordia Shopping Center is only a half mile away, while The Freehold Raceway Mall is only 15 minutes away and offers not only a variety of upscale department stores but also an array of other stores for everyday needs. Thompson Park with 675 acres is a great place to go to with the grandkids. It offers hiking and walking trails, ballfields, picnic areas with grills, fishing, ice-skating in the winter, fairs, concerts, fireworks, and a mini-zoo.

For musical performances and theatrical productions, the George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick and the McCarter Theater at Princeton University are nearby and the Marasco Theater at the local high school has performances often with famous entertainers. In Monroe Township, an excellent senior center offers many activities and there is also a 25,000 square-foot library. For the travel buff, take the express bus to the Port Authority or take the train at Princeton Junction to Penn Station. Philadelphia and New York are just one hour away. For long distance travel, Newark Liberty International Airport is only 40 minutes away and the famous Atlantic City less than two hours.

The Ponds Amenities
  • Clubhouse - 25,000 Sq. Ft.
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Aerobics & Dance Studio
  • Arts & Crafts Studio
  • Woodworking Shop
  • Ballroom
  • Catering Kitchen
  • Card Room
  • Computers
  • Library
  • Billiards
  • 9-Hole Putting Green
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • 2 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 3 Shuffleboard Courts
  • Walking & Biking Trails
  • Gazebo
  • Scenic Ponds
  • Parks & Natural Space
Attached Homes
Price Range: Mid $100s – Mid $200s
The attached homes are the ultimate in low-maintenance living. These homes offer two bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms and an attached one or two-car garage.

 

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Willow 1,237 2 2 1
Magnolia 1,593 2 2 2
Birch 1,615 2 2 2
Maple 1,743 2 2.5 2
Poplar 1,800 1 1.5 1
Single Family Homes
Price Range: High $100s – Low $300s
The single-family homes provide a little more privacy. These homes have two bedrooms, two to two-and-a-half bathrooms and a two-car garage. Note: the Cedar, Sycamore and Cypress can also be offered as an attached home.

 

Model Name Sq. Ft. Beds Baths Garage
Sycamore 1,756 2 2 2
Cedar 1,912 2 2 2
Cypress 1,987 2 2.5 2
Redwood 2,114 2 2 2
Spruce 2,157 2 2.5 2

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The Ponds Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

There are plenty of activities available in The Ponds. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

  • Aquacize
  • B'nai B'rith
  • Billiards Club
  • Bocce Ball
  • Bowling
  • Brandeis
  • Bridge
  • Ceramics
  • Coffee & Chat
  • Computer Club
  • Craft Classes
  • Golf
  • History Club
  • Investment Club
  • Italian American Club
  • Italian Language Classes
  • Men's Club
  • Painting Classes
  • Photography Club
  • Ping Pong
  • Poker
  • Shuffleboard
  • Singles Group
  • Tennis
  • Women's Club
  • Woodworking Shop
  • World Affairs/Current Events Group
  • Yiddish Club
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Community Address: 100 Waterside Drive, Monroe Township, NJ, 08831, USA
The Ponds Rating:  4 out of 5.0
Based on 1 Review.
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September 10, 2013 7:55 PM by Christine L. (Resident/Homeowner)4.0
The Ponds has a lot going for it but the clubhouse feels a bit dated. It is very traditional and it is nice, but just feels a little old fashioned. Even so, what's inside is well taken care of and it's got everything I could want.

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The Ponds Information
Address: 
100 Waterside Drive
Monroe Township, NJ 08831
Middlesex County
Association/Clubhouse: 
609-655-0821
Additional Numbers:
Real Estate/Home Sales: 609-751-5124

 

 

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