While some people may think about retiring to the sun and heat of Florida or Arizona, others may want to stay closer to home or try a completely different option. Northern New Jersey is an excellent choice with Fox Hills being an ideal 55+ community in Rockaway offering low-maintenance condo living for active adults.
Northern New Jersey borders Pennsylvania and is home to 37 miles of riverfront along the 70,000-acre Delaware Water Gap. With the ivied halls of Princeton University, the glitter of Atlantic City and the beaches of Cape May all close by, it's easy to see why active adult living is so popular in New Jersey.
Located in appealing northern New Jersey, Fox Hills in Rockaway offers easy access to Route 80 and Route 287, putting residents in reasonable reach of everything from New York to the New Jersey coast to Philadelphia and other parts of Pennsylvania. For travel to Manhattan the nearby Lakeland Bus Lines offers service to the midtown's New York Port Authority bus terminal. If you want to shop, the Rockaway Townsquare Mall, one of New Jersey's largest and most modern, is just half a mile away.
Fox Hills in Northern New Jersey is a welcoming 55+ community offering a little of everything. Seemingly far removed from the city bustle, it's only 40 miles west of New York City. From holiday house decorating contests to beach carnivals and bonfires, Rockaway offers all the charm of small-town living.
Residences at the Fox Hills
Built between 2000 and 2003, Fox Hills features a total of 672 condominiums, many available today on a resale basis. Ten different floor plans offer anywhere from one to three bedrooms and up to two-and-a-half bathrooms with a den and balcony in most units, and all include assigned parking.
Residents enjoy maintenance-free living with the homeowners' association responsible for building maintenance, clubhouse and common area maintenance, snow removal, landscaping, garbage removal, water fees, common-area taxes, on-site nursing, and the upkeep of the 24-hour security gatehouse.
The Fox Hills community is home to friendly neighbors and plenty of recreational amenities creating an ideal atmosphere for a vibrant retirement. People-oriented activities - from gardens and greenhouses to tennis courts and clubhouses - are the cornerstone of active adult living at Fox Hills. Whether you prefer to be indoors or out, you won't lack for something to do at Fox Hills, which puts the "active" in active adult living.
Outside, residents can pick a different activity every day of the week, choosing from an outdoor pool, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, bocce ball courts, shuffleboard courts, a gazebo, and walking paths that overlook scenic ponds. Make even more friends by joining in a water aerobics class.
Many residents enjoy not only the Fox Hills greenhouse, but the homeowners' gardening plots, too. Who says condo living means you can't garden anymore? Green thumbs are clearly welcome at Fox Hills. If the weather turns chilly or you've had enough sun, take advantage of all the 26,000 square-foot clubhouse has to offer.
You can take a dip in the indoor pool, work out in the fitness center, kick back in the steam room, make use of the ballroom, relax in the library or the TV lounge, play billiards or cards, or get crafty in the art studio. Residents have coordinated a variety of regular activities and clubs such as music and theatrical clubs, knitting and quilting groups, canasta and poker groups, and more.
Medical centers, dining options and recreational opportunities abound in the area. Locals enjoy regular visits to Mount Hope Country Park, Mount Hope Lake, Wildcat Ridge State Wildlife Management Area and Mount Taber Country Club's golf course. Location, lifestyle and luxury combine to make Fox Hills a smart choice for active adult living in New Jersey. For more information on this community click here: Fox Hills - Rockaway, NJ