The city of Barnegat, NJ is in the southern half of Ocean County, just minutes from Barnegat Bay and beach towns like Long Beach and Surf City. If your retirement bucket list includes being close—but not too close—to the beach, have a look at Seacrest Pines. This must-see new 55+ community is poised to offer homebuyers easy access to the deep blue sea and all the nearby conveniences that they need.
Pricing and Floor Plans
Respected homebuilder D.R. Horton broke ground on this property in 2017 with plans for 347 well-appointed new and resale single-family homes. Prices range from the low $400s to the low $500s, with six contemporary floor plans to choose from. The single-story models have optional second levels and range from 1,664 to 2,181 square feet. Standard features include first-floor master suites, two to four bedrooms, two to three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages.
These refined homes also include optional features, such as extended covered porches, fireplaces, Smart Home Systems, and gourmet kitchens with quartz kitchen countertops. The reasonable monthly homeowners’ association fees provide for lawn care, exterior maintenance, snow removal, common area maintenance, and access to the neighborhood’s indoor and outdoor amenities. This allows for more time to pursue more leisurely activities and to meet new friends in the neighborhood.
Seacrest Pines is located on a peaceful, wooded property, with oversized homesites for added privacy. The state-of-the-art clubhouse offers indoor gathering rooms, billiards, an outdoor pool and patio, plus bocce ball, tennis, and pickleball courts. This social hub is the perfect spot for community meetings and friendly competitive sports tournaments. As more homeowners move in, even more clubs, activities, and events are sure to be scheduled for all to enjoy.
Around Barnegat, NJ
This exceptional active adult community is close to the Garden State Parkway and Route 72, so running errands is fast and easy. There is an ACME Markets grocery store less than 10 minutes away and a Shoprite in the nearby town of Manahawkin. This town also features a Walmart, Costco, pharmacies, retailers, a movie theater, and plenty of restaurants. It is also good to know that there are two hospitals in the area: Fresenius Medical Care and AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center.
Golfers will be pleased to know that Seacrest Pines is close to several of the best golf courses in New Jersey, including Ocean Acres Country Club, Eagle Ridge, and Cedar Creek. Some of the nicest parks and outdoor recreation areas in Ocean County include the Barnegat Branch Trail, Cattus Island County Park, and Lochiel Creek County Park. Other attractions include Steel Pier, Atlantic City Aquarium, and the Popcorn Park Animal Refuge.
Barnegat also has a nice little downtown historic district where residents can browse the museums, boutiques, shops, and restaurants. It is also just 45 minutes from Atlantic City, which has an international airport. Seacrest Pines is also an hour away from Princeton, and 90 minutes from both Philadelphia and New York City. So whether you want to relax at the beach, stay local, or have a weekend away in a bigger city, living in Barnegat gives you more than enough options to keep your social calendar full.