Del Webb is the biggest name when it comes to 55+ communities. In fact, Del Webb communities are frequently named in our best of and most popular lists. The Del Webb company is part of PulteGroup, Inc., one of the largest home builders in the US. This brand creates vibrant active adult communities that are designed for pre-retirement and retired homebuyers. These quality homes feature modern, desirable amenities like smart home technology, flexible floor plans, and top-drawer lifestyles.
There are five Del Webb communities in New Jersey, with the newest one coming soon to Florham Park. Here is a peek at the five other Del Webb neighborhoods in Jersey.
Hunterdon Creekside - Raritan Township
Just a year old, Hunterdon Creekside is a gated 55+ community which has 109 attached and 137 single family low-maintenance homes. Models range from 1,370 to 2,900 square feet with two to five bedrooms, two to four-and-a-half bathrooms, and one or two car garages. All have first floor master suites, gourmet kitchens, and either a basement or loft. When completed, the new 4,900 square-foot clubhouse and grounds will boast a refreshing outdoor pool, tennis courts, bocce, and pickleball. The inside area will have a modern fitness center and activity rooms.
Raritan Township is in Hunterdon County, in northern New Jersey about 90 minutes New York City and 15 miles north of New Brunswick. It is easily accessible by State Routes 31, 202, and 78. The nearby town of Flemington is a hamlet for unique shops and daily shopping needs. Hunterdon Medical Center is also nearby, and Heron Glen in Ringoes is one of the top-ranked golf courses in the state.
River Pointe - Manchester
Active adults that want to be close to the beach can look to River Pointe, which is about half an hour’s drive from beach towns like Lavalette and Seaside Heights. It is also a stone’s throw away from pristine nature preserves like Crossley Preserve, Double Trouble State Park, and Brendan Byrne State Forest. Del Webb started construction on this gated community in 2017, and when finished it will have 504 new and resale single family homes.
There are 10 models, from 1,269 to 2,020 square feet with two or three bedrooms, two to four baths, and attached two-car garages. They feature expansive master suites, great rooms, and options like lofts and covered porches.
River Pointe’s stunning 16,000 square-foot clubhouse, The Retreat, has its own café and coffee bar, plus an indoor pool, fitness center, ballroom, and activity rooms. Outside is a second pool, plus tennis, bocce, and shuffleboard courts. The property also has walking & biking trails. Residents gather to participate in the community’s many activity groups, including bowling, bunco, aquacise, dinner club, game and movie nights, and a singles’ club.
Somerset Run - Somerset
Somerset Run in Central NJ is a haven for 55+ adults seeking to bask in resort-style living within driving distance of New York City and Philadelphia. With 755 resale single-family homes and condos, this community was built in a natural setting with rolling green hills.
The condos are within three-story buildings with garage parking and elevators. There are two condo floor plans from 1,763 to over 1,781 square feet, with two bedrooms and bathrooms. There are three single family models, from 2,029 to a spacious 3,300 square feet, with two to three bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half baths, and two-car garages. Large master suites, porches, and lofts are available in some of these homes.
Like all Del Webb communities, Somerset Run offers world-class amenities with its Stone Manor clubhouse that features indoor and outdoor pools, a wellness center, a sports lounge, sporting courts, and a putting green.
Wanaque Reserve - Wanaque
Finding good home value in North Jersey is not always easy, but Del Web does it at Wanaque Reserve. Built from 2004 to 2014, this gated community has 755 resale condos built into luxuriously appointed mid-rise condo buildings. There are 74 of these buildings, each with secure entry systems. There are three floor plans sized from 1,768 to 2,119 square feet, with two bedrooms and bathrooms. Each unit receives an indoor garage parking spot, and there are more available outside.
Wanaque Reserve’s The Lodge clubhouse has a modern fitness center, an indoor pool and sauna, activity rooms, a movie theater, plus tennis and bocce courts. This is an especially active community, with over 40 clubs and groups that sponsor overnight trips; golf, tennis, singles, and film clubs, volunteer programs, and many more.
And since it is in the beautiful New Jersey Highlands, homeowners enjoy living by scenic forests, farmlands, and wildlife. The Wanaque Reservoir is minutes away, as are Back Beach Park, Future Park, and Ramapo Lake. The surrounding areas also provide ample choices for grocery shopping, dining, and golf. The nearest hospital is St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center, in Paterson.
Centennial Mill - Voorhees
Centennial Mills is a gated, active adult community of 401 attached and single family homes built between 2004 and 2007. Voorhees in an upscale town in Camden County, located about 20 minutes outside of Philadelphia. Models are sized from 1,643 to 3,065 square feet, so there are a lot of different options for different budgets. Homes include one to four bedrooms, one to three bathrooms, and two-car garages. Some include dens, decks, libraries, great rooms, and other fabulous features.
Centennial Mill has both a sports center and a community center. For a good workout, residents head to the former to use its indoor pool and spa, massage room and sauna, and fitness center. The community center is dedicated to club meetings, parties, and other pastimes. Other amenities on the property include another pool, sports courts, trails, and a putting green. There are close to 30 activity groups here, and the Voorhees area is home to a wealth of shopping, dining, and recreational opportunities like Voorhees Town Center and Woodcrest Country Club.