Del Webb is the biggest name when it comes to 55+ communities. The Del Webb company is part of PulteGroup, Inc., one of the largest homebuilders in the U.S. 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's a peek at the five other Del Webb neighborhoods in Jersey.
Low $500s - Mid $700s
Hunterdon Creekside is a gated 55+ community with 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. Current homes for sale start in the low $700s.
When completed, the new 4,900-square-foot clubhouse and grounds will boast a refreshing outdoor pool as well as tennis, bocce ball, and pickleball courts. The inside area will have a modern fitness center and activity rooms.
Raritan Township is in Hunterdon County about 90 minutes from New York City and 15 miles north of New Brunswick. It's 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.
Mid $300s - Low $500s
Active adults who 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's 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. Current homes for sale start in the mid $400s.
River Pointe’s stunning 16,000-square-foot clubhouse, The Retreat, has its own cafe and coffee bar, plus an indoor pool, a fitness center, a ballroom, and activity rooms. Outside is a second pool, plus tennis, bocce, and shuffleboard courts. The property also has walking and 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.
Low $300s - Mid $600s
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 two 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. Current homes for sale range from the mid $300s to the mid $600s.
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.
Low $300s - Low $500s
Finding good home value in North Jersey isn't 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 two bathrooms. Each unit receives an indoor garage parking spot, and there are more available outside.
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 much more.
And since it's 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.
Low $300s - High $400s
Centennial Mills is a gated, active adult community of 401 attached and single-family homes built between 2004 and 2007. Voorhees is 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 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. Current homes for sale start in the low $300s.
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.
Low $600s - Low $900s
Del Webb Florham Park has 242 new condo, attached, and single-family homes under construction on a property in Morris County with 25 floor plans to choose from. These range from 1,388 up to 2,421 square feet, with features like gourmet kitchens, open floor plans, and flex rooms. Current homes for sale start in the mid $800s.
Construction is also underway on this 55+ community’s 16,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art clubhouse, which will feature two pools, a modern fitness center, and sports courts. Additional amenities include a full-time lifestyle director, gardening plots, and a cozy gathering room. Florham Park is home to many shops and restaurants, and Pinch Brook Golf Course and is less than five miles away.
High $100s - High $300s
Located in Burlington County, Traditions at Newton’s Landing is an age-restricted community completed in 2006 with 250 single-family homes. The low-maintenance floor plans range from 1,700 to 3,000 square feet with two to three bedrooms, two or more baths, and attached garages. Look for features like hardwood floors, upgraded master suites, and lofts in these well-appointed homes. Current homes for sale range from the mid $300s to high $300s.
Homeowners here participate in a variety of lifestyle activities, like water aerobics, wine club, and holiday parties. Many of these take place at the clubhouse, which features a bocce ball court, a tennis court, an outdoor pool, and an exercise room. Traditions at Newton’s Landing is right by Rancocas Creek, which has facilities for hiking and canoeing. Also, you can run your errands at the nearby Walmart and ACME.
Low $100s - High $200s
Hammonton’s Traditions at Blueberry Ridge provides a relaxed lifestyle and 134 resale single-family homes completed in 2007. The three floor plans range from 1,610 to 2013 square feet with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms and two-car garages. This active adult neighborhood also has a private clubhouse where residents gather, and it's in close to many indoor and outdoor attractions.
This active adult community is in Atlantic County, putting it close to Jersey Shore resort towns like Atlantic City, Margate, and Brigantine. It's just 35 miles outside of Philadelphia, and it's close to a Walmart and Shoprite. Other area attractions include Wharton State Forest and all the great restaurants in Downtown Hammonton.
Mid $300s - Mid $500s
Here's a small, upscale Del Webb community located in Camden County, with 100 resale single-family homes completed in 2003. There are two generously-sized floor plans at 2,100 or 2,700 square feet with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms and attached two-car garages. Look for upgrades like dens, second floors with additional bedrooms, Jacuzzi tubs, and wooded views. Current homes for sale start in the low $400s.
Traditions at Laurel Oak’s amenities include a friendly clubhouse with an exercise room, a lovely outdoor pool and spa, and scenic trails. Some of the most popular community activities include bus trips, happy hours, and live performances. It takes about 20 minutes to get to Philadelphia from Voorhees, and you can also take quick trips to the Kresson Golf Course, Adventure Aquarium, the Cherry Hill Mall, and Atlantic City.
Mid $200s - High $300s
Heading up towards Mercer County, we find Traditions at Hamilton Crossing with 276 resale attached homes perfect for downsizing. The four models are sized at 1,300 to 1,500 square feet, with two to three bedrooms and bathrooms, first-floor master suites, and attached garages. Features like kitchen dining nooks, spacious great rooms, and dens make these well-designed homes very comfortable. Current homes for sale start in the high $300s.
When you’re in the mood to socialize, you can check out the community clubhouse, which offers a ballroom, catering kitchen, and a fitness center. Outdoor amenities include a swimming pool and patio, a putting green, and a community garden. You can also partake in organized events, such as holiday parties, the social club, aerobics, and poker games.
High $200s - High $300s
The Ponds can be found in Monroe, in the southern half of Middlesex County, about half an hour east of Princeton. Built from 1994 to 1999, this gated 55+ community has 575 resale attached and single-family homes in 10 floor plans. Current homes for sale start in the mid $300s.
The Ponds’ 25,500-square-foot clubhouse has its own aerobics studio, indoor pool, social rooms, and a catering kitchen. But the fun doesn’t stop there; there's also a 9-hole putting green, walking trails, and sports courts to enjoy. You can also peruse the long list of community lifestyle groups to see what piques your interest.
Mid $300s - High $500s
Completed in 2011, Renaissance at Cranbury Crossing has 182 resale single-family homes with eight models ranging from 1,517 to 2,230 square feet. They are designed with two bedrooms, two baths, and attached one- or two-car garages. Upgrades may include gas fireplaces, gourmet kitchens, sunrooms, luxury master bathrooms, and crown molding. Current homes for sale start in the mid $400s.
Be sure to look at the private clubhouse, which has a well-equipped exercise room, an arts studio, and an outdoor heated pool. There’s also an outdoor putting green and a children’s playground outside. You'll find all the shops you need a few minutes away, and well-known landmarks include the Freehold Raceway Mall and Princeton University.
High $300s - Low $600s
Also in Middlesex County, Renaissance at Monroe is a larger active adult community, finished in 2010 with 348 single-family homes. There are eight floor plans ranging from 1,517 to 2,230 square feet, with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, gourmet kitchens, luxury master suites, and one- or two-car garages. Current homes for sale start in the low $500s.
Well-attended group activities include the Recreation & Adventurers Club, planned trips, and yoga classes. The hub of the community is the private clubhouse, where homeowners enjoy the indoor and outdoor pools, the Renaissance Café, the aerobics studio, the putting green, and other leisure activities.
Low $300s - High $500s
This smaller Del Webb community is in desirable Monmouth County and was completed in 2009 with 120 condo homes. The 12 buildings each have ten units inside. There are six floor plans are sized from 1,896 to 2,615 square feet, with two to four bedrooms, two-and-a-half to three bathrooms, and one- or two-car garages. You can also find features like fireplaces, basements, and first-floor master suites in many of these comfortable homes. Current homes for sale start in the high $500s.
High $200s - Mid $500s
Renaissance at Raritan Valley has 344 condo and single-family homes built from 2002 to 2009 in Central NJ’s Somerset County. There are three condo floor plans and seven single-family models, and all have attached garages. Current homes for sale start in the mid $300s. Residents here spend plenty of quality time at the community clubhouse, which is home to two swimming pools, a Renaissance Café, a resort-style fitness center, a ballroom, and sports courts. Look outside and you'll also see a tot lot, picnic area, and scenic lakes.
Mid $400s - Mid $500s
You will find plenty to like at Elements at West Windsor, a property with 156 resale single-family homes completed in 2013. There are five well-constructed floor plans ranging from 1,805 to 3,068 square feet, with one to three bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three bedrooms, and attached two-car garages. The standout list of community amenities features a private clubhouse with indoor and outdoor pools, a large fitness center, and plenty of space for socializing and enjoying hobbies. Outside, there's 115 acres of open spaces, plus tennis, bocce ball and shuffleboard courts, a children’s playground, and a lovely garden.
High $400s - High $600s
Monmouth County’s prestigious Equestra at Colts Neck Crossing is a beautifully designed 55+ community with 483 resale single-family homes completed in 2018. Its nine floor plans range from 1,453 to 2,651 square feet, with two to four bedrooms, one-and-a-half to three baths, and two- or two-and-a-half car garages. You can also find features like dens, patios, and kitchen dining nooks in many of these homes here.
As for the community amenities, you'll be drawn to the private clubhouse, with its state-of-the-art fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, theater room, Paddock Club bar and lounge, and sports courts. There are many different groups and activities as well, like Jazzercise, the fishing club, and holiday parties.
Low $200s - Low $400s
Our final Del Webb community in New Jersey is also one of the most budget friendly. Renaissance at Manchester also has an Ocean County, zip code, putting it close to the sand and surf of the Jersey Shore. This sprawling retirement community has 1,904 resale single-family homes, and it was built between 1997 and 2007. The nine floor plans range from 1,522 to 2,256 square feet and offer one to two bedrooms, two baths, and one- or two-car garages. Some also have dens, family rooms, and patios. Current homes for sale start in the mid $400s.
As befitting such a large neighborhood, the amenities cover all the bases: a 30,000 square foot clubhouse, a modern fitness center, indoor and outdoor pools, plus an 18-hole golf course, sports courts, a deli, and cozy gathering rooms.