Sometimes it might feel like active adult communities were made with couples in mind, but that’s not true. Many of these 55+ communities were made for all kinds of people to enjoy, including singles. In some cases, especially singles. Let’s take a look at the best active adult communities in New Jersey when it comes to living the single lifestyle.
Canal Walk - Somerset
Single neighbors that live at popular Canal Walk in Somerset enjoy spending time at its spacious, 32,000 square-foot clubhouse. You can see them swimming at the indoor pool, working out at the fitness center, or shooting pool in the billiards room. They can also enjoy themselves at one of the two outdoor pools or walking along one of the scenic outdoor trails. Specific to singles, there is a vibrant singles club, travel club, and quite a few more groups worth joining.
This active adult community of 1,200 has single-family, attached, and condo homes, priced from the mid $300s to low $600s. The square footage starts at 1,503 and goes up to 2,975 for the largest models.
Clearbrook - Monroe
Clearbrook in Monroe has so many activities and amenities that residents never need to look for something to keep them busy. With 2,026 single-family, attached, and condo residences, there are homes for every budget and lifestyle. These quaint homes start at 520 square feet with the largest ranch home reaching 1,530 square feet.
Residents are actively involved in over 50 clubs such as the boomers' group, computer club, line dancing, bridge club, religious groups, and the popular Single Homeowners of Clearbrook club. There is a large clubhouse with a fitness center, meeting rooms, a ballroom, plus an outdoor pool, tennis courts, and a nine-hole golf course.
Covered Bridge - Manalapan
This 1,557-home active adult community has everything that single homeowners 55 and older need for a rewarding lifestyle. Covered Bridge has two sections, with attached, and condo homes priced from the low $100s - low $200s. Located in Manalapan, Covered Bridge provides easy access to New Jersey beaches, New York City, Philadelphia, and Newark International Airport.
There are two clubhouses, each with a pool, fitness center, and tennis courts. Single residents meet up at the singles club and also take part in many of dozens of other social groups at Covered Bridge.
Village Grande at Bear Creek - West Windsor
Located in West Windsor near Princeton, Village Grande at Bear Creek is an upscale active adult community with 540 single-family homes. Homebuyers can choose from six models, sized from 1,372 to 2,261 square feet. All have two bedrooms and bathrooms, plus two-car garages. Each residence boasts nine-foot ceilings, front porches, and oversized kitchens.
There are many groups and activities for singles, including a men’s club, singles group, a dancing group, indoor and outdoor pools, a fitness center, plus tennis, bocce, and shuffleboard courts. This community also hosts festivals, shows, and concerts for residents and their guests.