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Northern New Jersey is home to mountain views and sprawling greenspaces as well as urban areas and upscale suburbs. When considering homes for sale in Northern New Jersey, price is also an important factor. But so is safety and peace of mind. Living in a gated community provides added security for active adult homeowners in North Jersey and helps foster the sense of community.

We’ve compiled four active adult gated communities worth considering if you’re looking to find a gated community in North Jersey.

Winthrop CourtClifton

Mid $300s – Mid $500s

Located just minutes from the Garden State Parkway and Route 46, Winthrop Court is part of the Cambridge Crossing master-planned community in Clifton. This community is designed for active adults that prefer living in larger cities and offers resort-style amenities like its vibrant Royal Club, which houses a multitude of amenities such as a fitness center, saunas, a theater room, library, and dance floor. Outside, residents can enjoy the outdoor pool and spa as well as bocce and tennis courts.

You will find 270 resale condo units on this property, located within nine buildings. These standout homes range from 1,485 to 2,139 square feet, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, master suites, fireplaces, balconies, and a gated parking garage with direct lobby access. A homeowners’ association fee provides for community grounds and building maintenance, plus snow removal.

Local golf clubs include Upper Montclair Country Club and Golf Mission Association, and there are also several small parks nearby.

Request more information on Winthrop Court here.

Bald Eagle CommonsWest Milford

Mid $100s – Mid $300s

A scenic view overlooking Jenny Jump State Forest in Northern New Jersey.
Residents of Bald Eagle Commons are close to a variety of parks and attractions.

Bald Eagle Commons is an established 55+ community of 463 resale condo and attached homes located in the rolling hills of West Milford. The majority of these homes are condominium units, in four models ranging from 655 to 1,581 square feet, with one or two bedrooms and bathrooms, patios, and assigned parking. There is a limited number of attached homes, which range from 2,175 to 2,414 square feet, with two or three bedrooms and bathrooms, and attached one-car garages. Upgrades may include hardwood floors, fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings.

Bald Eagle Commons’ clubhouse has a busy exercise room, a media center, several activity rooms, and an outdoor pool and spa. The property also features walking trails, natural space, tennis, bocce, a greenhouse, and a car wash area. There is also a community transit bus, which residents hop on and off to get around the neighborhood.

There are two grocery stores within three miles, and residents also enjoy spending time at the exclusive Crystal Springs Resort and fishing or boating at picturesque Greenwood Lake.

Request more information on Bald Eagle Commons here.

Fox HillsRockaway

High $200s – High $300s

Aerial view of the outdoor pool and patio at Fox Hills with a forested area in the background.
Fox Hills offers buyers an ideal opportunity to downsize.

If you are looking to downsize, Fox Hills is a 55+ condo community nestled within the valleys and rolling hills of Morris County. This area is known for its Revolutionary War history, hip towns like Morristown and Boonton, and its many galleries and museums.

There are 672 resale condos in this gated neighborhood, with a dozen floor plans ranging from 820 to 2,935 square feet. They include one to three bedrooms and one to two-and-a-half baths, most with balconies and dens. Larger models include expansive master suites and breakfast nooks, and a homeowners’ association fee provides for maintenance and clubhouse activities.

Inside the clubhouse, you’ll find a modern fitness center, an indoor pool, a sauna and steam room, a lounge, and several activity rooms. Outside, there is a second pool, walking paths, an outdoor garden, and courts for bocce and tennis. Homeowners also spend quality time at book club, ceramics, Jazzercise, writer’s club, and playing Mahjong.

Request more information on Fox Hills here.

Can you spot the $207,744 difference between these identical homes?

Financing is the difference!

Get the details in The 62+ Loan Homebuyers Guide.

55places Mortgage is a joint venture between Mutual of Omaha Mortgage and 55places.com.
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