Bears Nest - Park Ridge, NJ

Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $700s - High $900s
Home Types
Number of Homes
New / Resale
Resale Homes Only
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
1985 - 2003
Eleanore Pettersen
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Bears Nest Overview

Bears Nest is a gated active lifestyle community in Park Ridge, New Jersey. This established community consists of 201 low-maintenance attached homes spread across 46 acres of lush landscape. In addition to a maintenance-free lifestyle, homeowners can enjoy resort-style amenities that include a clubhouse, fitness center, and an outdoor pool. Bears Nest also enjoys a convenient location in Bergen County, which puts residents just 30 miles north of Newark and New York City.

Homebuyers looking for attached homes for sale in Park Ridge, NJ should consider what Bears Nest has to offer.

Bears Nest Amenities 

Residents of Bears Nest have access to an abundance of resort-style amenities. The community’s clubhouse offers a fitness center, dining room, solarium, billiards, library, card room, and multipurpose room. 

Outside, residents have access to a pool, patio, and spa. The community is also home to tennis courts, a putting green, and plenty of parks and natural spaces.

Bears Nest Homes & Real Estate 

Bears Nest was built between 1985 and 2000 and has a total of 201 attached homes. Designed by architect Eleanore Pettersen, these spacious townhomes range from 2,208 to 4,600 square feet. The homes have two to four bedrooms, three to five bathrooms, and attached two-car garages. 

Many of these three-story attached homes feature open layouts, spacious living rooms with gas fireplaces, upgraded kitchens with central islands, marble flooring, master bedrooms with walk-in closets and en-suite bathrooms, and expansive decks. Additional features in some homes include lofts, private elevators, lounges, wine cellars, formal dining rooms, spa-like bathrooms, and built-in libraries. 

Bears Nest Lifestyle 

Members of the community enjoy a maintenance-free lifestyle thanks to a homeowners’ association that takes care of landscaping, common area maintenance, and exterior home maintenance. With more free time, homeowners at Bears Nest can enjoy spending time with family or pursuing new hobbies. Residents can also enjoy the variety of activities offered close to home, such as book club, bridge, dinner dances, yoga, holiday parties, and card games.

Surrounding Area 

Bears Nest is located in Park Ridge, about 30 miles north of Newark and New York City. This location puts residents within easy reach of daily needs and fun opportunities. 

Residents of Bears Nest find themselves close to any daily conveniences they may need, including Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, and Walmart. Pharmacy needs can be met at CVS and Walgreens. 

Bears Nest is also close to multiple health care providers, including Montefiore Nyack Hospital, Society of the Valley Hospital, St. John’s Riverside Hospital, Kindred Hospital New Jersey, and St. Joseph’s University Medical Center. 

When homeowners are looking for entertainment or dining options in the area they can travel along Kinderkamack Road, which is home to several restaurants, bars, and shops. There are also a variety of attractions in the area, including The Hermitage, Philipsburg Manor, Belvedere Castle, and Bergen Performing Arts Center.

Those who want to get outside can find plenty of options to explore in the area. There are multiple greenspaces and parks to choose from, including Wood Dale County Park, Cherry Brook Park, Overbrook Park, Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve, Borg’s Woods Nature Preserve, and Harriman State Park. 

Golfers can also find multiple courses to play nearby, including Blue Hill Golf Course, Old Tappan Golf Course, Valley Brook Golf Course, River Vale Country Club, Hackensack Golf Club, and Paramus Golf Course. 

Members of the community who want to visit nearby metropolitan areas are in luck. Bears Nest is a 40-minute drive to New York City, providing easy access to everything the city has to offer. For longer trips, John F. Kennedy International Airport is about an hour’s drive away.

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    Bears Nest Amenities

    Amenities at Bears Nest include:

    • Clubhouse
    • Multipurpose Room
    • Fitness Center
    • Dining Room
    • Billiards
    • Card Room
    • Library
    • Solarium
    • Outdoor Pool
    • Outdoor Patio
    • Outdoor Spa
    • Putting Green
    • Tennis Courts
    • Village Green

    Bears Nest Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

    There are plenty of activities available in Bears Nest. Here is a sample of some of the clubs, activities and classes offered here.

    • Book Club
    • Bridge
    • Canasta
    • Dinner Dances
    • Holiday Activities
    • Mahjong
    • Yoga

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