10 Great New Jersey Active Adult Communities


Active adults planning an East Coast retirement will love the diverse communities found throughout New Jersey. Whether looking for a large, resort-style community or a more intimate neighborhood setting, there are options for all kinds of buyers in the Garden State.

Westlake Golf & Country Club – Jackson, NJ

Built between 1999 and 2006 by U.S. Homes, Westlake Golf & Country Club is a gated golf community which welcomes active adults aged 55 and older. The community features 1,421 single-family homes, an 18-hole championship golf course,  and a spacious clubhouse with many resort-style amenities.

Four Seasons at Metedeconk Lakes – Jackson, NJ

Set in the beautiful city of Jackson, Four Seasons at Metedeconk Lakes includes 778 elegant single-family homes, a 28,000 square-foot clubhouse and a wide range of indoor and outdoor amenities. The community was built by K. Hovnanian, between 2002 and 2008, and designed for active adults aged 55 and better.

River Pointe – Manchester, NJ

Active adults who prefer a new construction home may love the options at River Pointe. This Del Webb community opened in 2007, in Manchester, with plans for approximately 504 single-family homes. Its amenities, classes, clubs, and social events are designed to support a wide variety of interests.

Four Seasons at Great Notch Spa and Club – Woodland Park, NJ

Located just 12 miles from New York City, Four Seasons at Great Notch Spa and Club is an ideal retreat for those who want low-maintenance living in a great location. Homebuyers can choose from resale and new construction homes, including condos and attached villas.

Wanaque Reserve – Wanaque, NJ

Built between 2004 and 2014, Wanaque Reserve is a recently completed Del Webb community of 755 stylish condos. The community features a 20,000 square-foot clubhouse, a state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, sports courts, and more.

Greenbriar Stonebridge – Monroe, NJ

Opened by Lennar Homes, in 2006, Greenbriar Stonebridge offers attached and single-family homes which are currently available on both a new construction and resale basis. Upon completion, this gated community will include 946 homes, as well as a 41,000 square-foot, amenity-rich clubhouse.

Regency at Monroe – Monroe, NJ

With plans for approximately 1,200 single-family homes, Regency at Monroe offers homebuyers an exciting line-up of new construction and resale designs. The community also brings residents together with a 40,000 square-foot clubhouse, as well as outdoor amenities including a 9-hole golf course.

Canal Walk – Somerset, NJ

Set in Somerset County, Canal Walk puts active adults within easy access to great destinations like New York City, Philadelphia and Atlantic City. The community opened in 2002 and is still being developed with plans for approximately 1,200 homes in a variety of sizes and styles.

Equestra at Colts Neck Crossing – Farmingdale, NJ

Active adults who want a smaller, more intimate neighborhood may fall in love with Equestra at Colts Neck Crossing. This lovely 483-home community is located just 20 minutes from the New Jersey Shore. It also offers an exciting line-up of on-site amenities, including an 18,400 square-foot clubhouse.

Four Seasons at Millville – Millville, NJ

Opened in 2008, Four Seasons at Millville offers beautiful single-family homes and resort-style amenities designed to appeal to many different active adults. Highlights of this 610-home community include a fully equipped fitness center, a spacious multi-purpose room, sports courts, and an outdoor swimming pool.

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