Top Lowest-Priced 55+ Communities in New Jersey

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New Jersey has a large number of active adult communities, but finding the affordable ones can be tricky.

New Jersey is one of the most popular retirement destinations in the country, joining other notable retirement hotspots like Florida and Arizona as a top location for active adults. New Jersey also has more than 200 active adult communities, making it the state with the second-most 55+ communities in the U.S., which is surprising to many retirees. New Jersey’s proximity to urban cities like New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. are just some of the benefits of retiring in the Garden State.

Another reason so many Baby Boomers choose New Jersey is that it offers numerous active adult communities, from small and charming neighborhood settings to sprawling and luxurious age-restricted developments. And while these communities come in different sizes, they also come in different price points. Read on below to discover the top lowest-priced 55+ communities in New Jersey.

Holiday City at Berkeley – Toms River, NJ

Holiday City at Berkeley has more than 10,000 homes, making it one of the largest active adult communities in the Garden State. It was developed between 1969 and 1996 and is comprised of many different neighborhoods within the massive development. Within each unique neighborhood, residents have their own homeowners’ association, clubhouse, and pool as well as clubs and activities. This age-restricted development also provides residents with retail shops, restaurants, banks, and numerous recreational facilities along with low-maintenance homes priced below $100k.

Leisure Village West – Manchester, NJ

Leisure Village West in Ocean County is an affordable active adult community with homes starting below $100k. Homebuyers can choose from a variety of low-maintenance resale homes that range in size from 737 to 2,013 square feet. This 55-plus community also has more than 2,000 homes sprawled across 825 acres of lush landscape and provides residents with a rich lineup of resort-style amenities like three clubhouses, two 9-hole golf courses, and more than 50 clubs and special interest groups.

Leisure Village – Lakewood Township, NJ

This established 55+ community in Lakewood Township features everything active adults could want or need within a quiet, gated neighborhood setting. Leisure Village is comprised of 2,433 attached homes with prices starting below $100k. These homes have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a one-car garage.

Retirees enjoy Leisure Village’s low-maintenance environment because they can skip the lawn work and snow shoveling and instead have fun at the community’s two distinct clubhouses. With a variety of clubs, classes, and activities, residents will never have a dull moment while living in Leisure Village.

Canal Walk – Somerset, NJ

Not only is Canal Walk in Somerset, NJ known for its prime location near popular spots like NYC, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, and Jersey Shore, it also attracts retirees because of its reasonably priced homes starting in the low $300s. Homebuyers can choose from new or resale options as well as condos, attached, or single-family homes.

Another great benefit of this active adult community is its world-class amenities, recreational facilities, and social atmosphere. Residents have access to the spacious 32,000 square-foot clubhouse, an on-site massage and wellness center, swimming pools, tennis facilities, bocce ball courts, and miles of walking and biking trails. With a wide range of home styles and prices as well as indoor and outdoor amenities, active adults are sure to find something to suit their lifestyle, tastes, and budget.

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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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