Community Spotlight: Clearbrook in Monroe, NJ

For decades, Clearbrook has been one of New Jersey\'s most popular 55+ communities.

Clearbrook in Monroe, New Jersey is all about choices. This well-established Middlesex County active adult community has over 2,000 dwellings with a wide array of living opportunities to fit many budgets and lifestyles. Constructed from 1972 to 1993 by Clearbrook Partners, it was expanded as the demand of active adult homebuyers in this popular Central New Jersey area grew. 


Clearbrook’s condos are low-maintenance, cozy, and offer buyers one to two bedrooms and two baths. Affordably priced from the mid to high $100s, they are available in floor plans from 520 to 840 square feet.

Townhomes in the community come in three, two-story models ranging from 1,420 to 1,720 square feet. These homes have one to two bedrooms, one-and-a-half to two-and-a-half bathrooms, and one-car garages; two of the models also have dens. These are priced from the mid $100s to the mid $200s.

Ranch homes have 21 different models, each coming with one or two bedrooms and one or two baths, with a garage or carport. The smallest is 700 square feet while the largest model is just over 1,500. Pricing options are available from the mid $100s to the mid $400s.


Residents love living at Clearbrook because they have a variety of options to fill every day. Shopping is easy since there are stores, restaurants, and banks on the same street as the community, plus a strip mall across the way. Freehold Mall is a 15-minute drive, and Princeton is just 20 minutes away. World-class medical treatment is available at local hospitals like Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Princeton Healthcare Systems.

Nature lovers will enjoy venturing out to the many area parks and nature preserves. Audubon’s Plainsboro Preserve is just a half hour away, with 1,000 acres of trails, wildlife, and educational opportunities. There are six golf clubs nearby, including Clearbrook, Fosgate, Concordia, and Rossmoor. Monroe is also less than an hour from the Central New Jersey beaches. For a bit more excitement, Atlantic City, New York City, and Philadelphia are all within a 90-minute drive.

Amenities and Lifestyle

The Clearbrook community also offers its homeowners many reasons to stay put, including a magnificent 25,000 square-foot main clubhouse. It houses an active fitness center, outdoor pool, library, hobby rooms, billiards, and a woodworking shop. It also has a second clubhouse with a 1,000-seat auditorium and its own outdoor pool. There is also a nine-hole golf course, tennis courts, plus bocce and shuffleboard.

Clearbrook residents are socially-minded, and there are over 50 vibrant social groups and classes to keep everyone busy. Whether it is sports, arts and crafts, religious, political, games, trips, singles, you name it, there is something for everyone.

Active adults 55+ that want a great location with the opportunity to pick and choose from an outstanding variety of homes, prices, and lifestyle amenities need to look at Clearbrook. This large and welcoming community in Monroe Township is a great place to call home.

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