Clear creek surrounded by leafy trees in Warren County, NJ

Bucolic Warren County is a good option for active adults who want a slower pace without sacrificing daily conveniences.

Warren County is one of The Garden State’s northernmost counties, located on its upper west side next to Pennsylvania. Its population is less dense than most Jersey counties, and it is actually considered to be part of the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania region.

Its wide-open landscapes boasts beautiful scenery with rolling hills, valleys, and forests. It is bordered by the Delaware Water Gap, one of the best fishing, camping, boating, and hiking destinations in the entire state.

There are six active adult communities in Warren County.  They blend rural and suburban areas, and have all of life’s modern conveniences to meet active adult living needs. It may be off the beaten path, but Warren County could be just what you are looking for.

Consider some of the homes for sale at active adult communities in Warren County, and you may be pleasantly surprised.

Reserve at Hawk Pointe - Washington

Low $300s - Low $400s

Reserve at Hawk Point has 120 resale attached and single-family homes located down the street from Hawk Pointe Golf Course and Country Club.

Homeowners can enjoy discounted memberships to this upscale club and its amenities, and also use the second clubhouse on the neighborhood’s grounds. Between these two facilities, there are several outdoor pools, exercise rooms, tennis, saunas, the Tavern Room Restaurant, and excellent golf.

Homes are sized from 2,163 to 2,946 square feet and have two or four bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Features include full basements, nine-foot ceilings, and eat-in kitchens with stainless steel appliances. The community's homeowners’ association (HOA) fee covers lawn care and snow removal.

Horizons at Delaware Crossing - Lopatcong

Mid $200s - Mid $300s

Horizons at Delaware Crossing is a small active adult community that offers generous floor plans and resort-style amenities. Its excellent location puts it about a mile from St. Luke’s Hospital, Marble Hill Natural Resource Area, and the Delaware River.

The community clubhouse has its own exercise room with an indoor spa and steam room, and several activity rooms. Outdoors, there is a relaxing pool, tennis, walking trails, horseshoes, and bocce ball.

Horizons will have 158 new and resale attached homes upon completion with eight floor plans offered. These range from 1,738 to 3,030 square feet with one or two bedrooms, two or two-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. A monthly HOA fee provides for trash and snow removal, plus lawn maintenance.

Brookfield Estates - Belvidere

Low $200s - Mid $300s

Brookfield Estates is a gated community geared towards active adults that want a single-family home in an established neighborhood not far from New York City. This quiet, peaceful community is minutes from Apple Mountain Golf Course, Four Sisters Winery at Matarazzo Farms, and the Delaware River.

Some of Brookfield Estates' amenities include a modern clubhouse with an exercise room, sauna, locker rooms, ballroom, catering kitchen, library, and a game room. There's also boat and RV parking, walking trails, a putting green, tennis, and an outdoor pool.

Brookfield has 274 resale homes with six floor plans ranging from 1,275 to 1,920 square feet. These lovely homes offer two or three bedrooms, two or three baths, and attached two-car garages. Some models have gas fireplaces, side-load garages, hardwood floors, and three-season rooms. An HOA fee provides for snow removal and exterior maintenance.

Legacy at Mansfield Meadows - Port Murray

Low $300s - Mid $500s

Legacy at Mansfield Meadows is an exclusive 55+ community slated for 226 new, single-family homes upon completion. Built just by Route 57, it is surrounded by parks and recreation areas, including Point Mountain Reservation and scenic Hector A. Cafferata, Jr. Park. The nearby city of Beattytown has a Walmart, Shoprite, liquor stores, pharmacies, banks, and other services.

Plans are underway for Legacy’s private clubhouse, which will have an outdoor pool and patio, tennis courts, shuffleboard, and several multi-purpose rooms.

The homes will be approximately 2,378 square-feet with two or three bedrooms, two to four bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Each of these appealing homes will have first-floor master suites and optional basements, and the community’s HOA fee covers snow removal and lawn care.

The Meadows at Panther Valley - Hackettstown

Low $300s - Mid $400s

The Meadows at Panther Valley is a unique property which is part of a master-planned community of 312 resale, attached homes. Although there is no age restriction, it is geared towards active adult lifestyles, with a large selection of floor plans and perks throughout the neighborhood.

These amenities are highlighted by three outdoor pools, two tennis courts, walking trails, lakes, and ponds. There is an abundance of natural beauty on the site, as it is built on acres of open space. Nearby landmarks include the spectacular Panther Valley Golf and Country Club and Village Green Shopping Center in nearby Mount Olive.

The nine floor plans range from 1,904 and 2,847 square feet and include three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, first-floor master suites, luxurious bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. The high-end kitchens have granite counters, hardwood cabinets, and stainless steel appliances.  An HOA fee provides for common area maintenance, lawn care, and snow removal.