Camden County, NJ is one of the country's more historical counties. Located across the Delaware River from Philadelphia, Camden County's reputation as a melting pot is pretty clear when looking around at building styles, especially in small towns like Collingswood, Haddon Heights, and Berlin.
The area is very modernized, including when it comes to medical care. One of the top ranked medical facilities in the country, MD Anderson Cancer Center, is in Camden. Camden is also home to Rutgers University-Camden and the fun-filled Adventure Aquarium.
These highlights are just a preview of all this county offers. There are 21 parks and nature areas, plus waterways, ball fields, farm stands, world-class shopping and dining, charming small towns, and lush golf courses. Camden County is not a quiet hamlet, it is a growing, exciting area that keeps residents active.
Here are a few of the 55+ communities in the area.
Kings Run - Haddon Heights
One of the most affordable active adult communities in Camden County is Kings Run, a small 55+ neighborhood with 66 resale condos. Built by First Montgomery Group from 2008 to 2009, it appeals to homebuyers that make low-maintenance living their priority. There are six floor plans ranging from 650 to 1,495 square feet. They come with one or two bedrooms and bathrooms, while some models have dens.
The Kings Run clubhouse includes an exercise room, pool table, and other activity rooms. Since the price point here is so reasonable, Kings Run is a highly sought-after property. It is in the very walkable town of Haddon Heights, which has charming shops and restaurants.
Four Seasons at Forest Meadows - Sicklerville
Hovnanian’s Four Seasons at Forest Meadows is a mid-sized, active adult community of 197 resale single family homes built from 2003 to 2007. Homebuyers are drawn to its pastoral setting and well-appointed, ranch-style homes. There are 10 models sized from 1,872 to 2,021 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Some models also have basements.
There is an outdoor pool, tennis court, putting green, trails, and ponds on the property. An elegant clubhouse has a fitness center, game rooms, and a large gathering room. It is close to several shopping malls, Freeway Golf Course, and major highways.
Centennial Mill - Voorhees
Located in desirable Voorhees, Centennial Mill is a 55+ community of 401 attached and single-family resale homes built from 2004 to 2007 by Del Webb. There are four townhome models sized from 1,643 to 1,823 square feet. These feature one or two bedrooms, one to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. The spacious, single family floor plans are sized from 1,927 up to 3,065 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and an attached two-car garage.
Centennial Mill’s long list of exclusive amenities includes a community center with a clubhouse, library, activity rooms, a sports center, an indoor pool and spa, and a fitness center. Outdoors, there's a sparkling pool, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, a putting green, and nature trails. With close to 30 social and activity clubs, residents live full, busy lives here and also have the advantages of a Voorhees location. Nearby recreation areas include Kresson Golf Club, Stafford Disc Golf Club, and Connolly Park. Voorhees is also full of shopping malls and fine restaurants.
Montebello - Berlin
Montebello is an active adult community that was started in 2007, upon completion it will have 348 new and resale single family homes. It offers resort-style amenities with its 14,000 square-foot Montebello Club & Spa at the center of its activities. The Club has a lovely indoor pool, locker rooms, spa, a fitness center, a comfortable lounge, a grand salon, plus game and activity rooms. When weather permits, residents gather at the outdoor pool and patio, horseshoe pits, putting green, and nature trails.
There are 13 generously sized models, ranging from 1,758 to 3,277 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. The elegant upgrades include gourmet kitchens, covered back porches, and luxurious master baths. Berlin is more of a rural area, but Montebello is very close to modern conveniences, golf courses, and is just 45 minutes from Atlantic City.
Traditions at Laurel Oaks - Voorhees
Active adults that appreciate the finer things will be drawn to Traditions at Laurel Oaks, a private, gated neighborhood of 100 resale homes built by Pulte from 2000 to 2003. There are two models, which are 2,100 or 2,700 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached, two-car garages. Features include hardwood floors and dens.
Residents here enjoy the divine outdoor pool and spa, walking and biking trails, clubhouse, and activity rooms. This close-knit set of homeowners gather together for Bingo, knitting, happy hours, movie nights, book clubs, and even group cruises.