Ocean County 55+ Communities With New Homes for Sale

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Few regions in the Northeast have as much coastline as New Jersey, and Ocean County has 44 miles of it. Its sandy beaches, rolling waves, and nostalgic boardwalks tempt visitors and homebuyers of all ages, including retirees. But OC isn’t just a summer destination, it has indoor and outdoor venues with many excursions to enjoy. Ocean County real estate is always in high demand, and many 55+ communities in the area offer new construction homes.

Within this picturesque area, both locals and tourists can enjoy apple picking, bike rides, winery tours, historic sites like the Lakehurst Historical Museum, or artsy spots like the Ludlow Thorston Gallery. There are also quaint small town centers like Tuckerton Seaport and Downtown Toms River. During the winter, you can take the grandkids ice skating, see a show at The Strand Theatre, or head off for a relaxing spa day at The Mediterranean Spa. Ocean County is also known for its excellent seafood restaurants. You can dig into fresh catches at hotspots like the Captain’s Inn.

Ocean County is easy to get to from Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and New York. It’s located between exits 50 and 91 along the Garden State Parkway. The region is serviced by bus and rail lines. Also, there are two nearby international airports in Atlantic City and Newark.

Read on to learn more about some buzzworthy 55+ communities offering new construction homes in Ocean County. Let’s explore your options!

Seacrest Pines – Barnegat, NJ

Mid $400ks – High $600ks

Rendering of the exterior of a new home in Seacrest Pines in Barnegat, New Jersey.

Slated for 347 single-family homes, this active adult community is located near Long Beach Island. Also, Seacrest Pines is less than 10 miles from Hackensack Meridian Health Hospital, which is near a large shopping center as well as other shops and services.

Floor plans at Seacrest Pines range from 1,664 to 2,181 square feet with two to four bedrooms, two or three bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. All feature single-story floor plans with first-floor master suites and optional second levels. Upgrades include spacious covered porches, fireplaces, and walk-in closets.

The private clubhouse is the perfect place for group meetings and events, and it also has pickleball, bocce ball, and tennis courts. During the warmer months, you can find homeowners relaxing and splashing in the outdoor pool.

Venue at Woodlands – Manchester, NJ

Low $400ks – High $400ks

The Harry Wright Lake swimming beach in Manchester, New Jersey.

Located in Manchester, Venue at Woodlands offers easy access to daily conveniences as well as wildlife areas and golf courses. Construction began in 2018, and upon completion, this community will offer single-family homes ranging from 1,448 square feet to 1,936 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Home features will include open floor plans, gourmet kitchens, and luxurious first-floor master suites.

The neighborhood’s active lifestyle centers on the community clubhouse which includes a card room, a fitness room, and billiards as well as an outdoor pool and tennis courts. Also, the homeowners’ association (HOA) handles snow removal, lawn care, and street and common area maintenance.

Venue at Woodlands is about 15 miles from Bey Lea Golf Course and Cedar Creek Golf Course, making it easy for residents to hit the links whenever the mood strikes. Also, Ocean County beaches are about 30 miles away. For long-distance travel, Newark Liberty International Airport is just over an hour away.

The Fairways at Lake Ridge – Lakewood, NJ 

Low $300ks – Mid $700ks

Exterior view of a new home in The Fairways at Lake Ridge in Lakewood, New Jersey.

Buyers looking for a variety of home options should consider The Fairways at Lake Ridge. This community offers attached and single-family homes on both a new and resale basis. These homes range from 1,352 to 3,048 square feet and offer two to three bedrooms and bathrooms with attached garages.

The community also features an expansive clubhouse offering 16,000 square feet of amenities. Residents enjoy working out in the exercise room, swimming in the indoor pool, visiting the community library, or expressing their creativity in the arts and crafts room.

Members of the community also have access to the Garden State Parkway and Route 70. The surrounding Lakewood area offers plenty of shopping and dining options. Shopping centers are only 15 minutes from the community, and the Jackson Outlets are only 20 minutes away. Also, both New York City and Philadelphia are about 90 minutes from the community, and Atlantic City is only an hour away.

River Pointe – Manchester, NJ

Mid $300ks – Low $500ks

Exterior view of a new home at River Pointe in Manchester, New Jersey.

River Pointe offers resort-style living, allowing residents to savor all four seasons without straying too far from family and friends. Residents enjoy amenities such as indoor and outdoor pools, a state-of-the-art fitness center, hobby rooms, game rooms, and The Retreat Cafe. Also, the community provides ample meeting space for social clubs and events. Outdoors, there’s a swimming pool, tennis courts, bocce ball courts, a horseshoe pit, a putting green, and scenic walking and biking trails.

Also, its location near the Jersey Shore, Atlantic City, Philadelphia, and New York City makes it an attractive choice for those seeking suburban living with easy access to urban destinations.

Venue at Longview – Plumsted Township, NJ

Mid $400ks – Mid $600ks

The kitchen in a new house in Venue at Longview in Plumsted Township, New Jersey.

Venue at Longview is a burgeoning 55+ community set to encompass 452 single-family and attached homes upon completion. The homes offer two or three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. Additionally, attached homes with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and attached one-car garages are available.

Venue at Longview’s luxurious amenities encompass a clubhouse with a fitness center, an aerobics studio, a ballroom, and multipurpose gathering spaces. Also, the community’s Central New Jersey location provides scenic surroundings and places residents within 35 minutes of Trenton and an hour away from Philadelphia. Active adults at Venue at Longview can expect a resort-style lifestyle complemented by modern homes for sale.

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