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.

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.

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.

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.

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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