Quick Facts

Price Range
Mid $300s - Low $600s
Home Types
Attached, Condos, Single-Family
Number of Homes
New And Resale Homes
Age Restrictions
Construction Dates
2002 - Present
Premier Homes, Garden Homes
  • 4.50 out of 5 star review
2 reviews

Canal Walk Overview

Canal Walk is a beautiful 55+ community in Somerset, New Jersey, enjoying a prime location near many popular destinations. Homeowners can easily plan day trips to nearby New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City, or the Jersey Shore. Closer to home, Somerset offers its own selection of fine restaurants, shopping centers and cultural attractions.

Built by Premier Homes and Garden Homes, this gated, active adult community features a spacious clubhouse with a variety of popular amenities. Upon completion, the community will include 1,200 homes comprised of condos, duplex townhomes and single-family homes.

Canal Walk Amenities

Canal Walk's 32,000 square-foot clubhouse contains plenty of amenities to support an active lifestyle. In addition to providing equipment and space to work out, the large, state-of-the-art fitness center includes saunas and steam rooms. The clubhouse also houses a massage and wellness center, as well as an indoor swimming pool.

When it comes to socializing, the residents at Canal Walk can easily get together in the spacious clubhouse. Here they can can play a game of cards or shoot pool in the billiards room. The library is a welcoming area to cozy up with a good book, and the arts and crafts room is the perfect place to express creativity. There is also a ballroom, business center, table tennis, and a computer room.

Outdoors, Canal Walk offers two lovely swimming pools for use during the warm summer months. The community also offers tennis facilities, bocce ball courts and long stretches of walking and biking trails. Residents can also practice their short game on the putting green or simply enjoy a nice meal in the picnic pavilion. 

Canal Walk Homes & Real Estate

Upon completion, Canal Walk will offer a total of 1,200 residences including townhomes, condos and single-family homes. This allows potential residents the ability to choose the style of home that best suits their personal needs. Each type of home can be found in its own section of the community. The Reserve at Canal Walk contains single-family homes, The Enclave at Canal Walk houses the three-story condo buildings, and the area which includes the attached townhomes is simply known as Canal Walk.

The condos are located in three-story buildings with elevator access. Each unit has two bedrooms, two bathrooms and one underground garage parking space. The townhomes are available on a resale only basis and range from 1,889 to 2,168 square feet. These low-maintenance homes include three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and a one or two-car garage.

The Reserve at Canal Walk features single-family homes that offer 1,499 to 2,975 square feet of living space. These homes feature two to four bedrooms, two to three-and-a-half bathrooms and a two-car garage. Many optional features, such as gas fireplaces, give each home its own style. Basements and lofts are also available.

Canal Walk Lifestyle

Canal Walk is a gated, age-restricted active adult community. One member of each household must be aged 55 or better, however other residents only need to be adults over the age of 19. Like many other active adult communities, Canal Walk strives to provide its homeowners with a variety of amenities and activities. A full-time activities director is also available to help residents make the most of life at Canal Walk.

There are a wide variety of clubs, social events and activities for residents to participate in. Whether your interests and hobbies include games and sports, crafts and technology, or fitness and exploring, there is something for everyone at Canal Walk. Residents can take up bowling, scrapbooking, or even painting. Stay in shape with Zumba,fit ball class, or aquacise. Whether it's Tai Chi or quilting, Canal Walk will have something for you.


Canal Walk is located in the lovely town of Somerset, New Jersey. This popular area offers easy proximity to many exciting destinations. Those looking for an interesting day trip can easily visit New York City or Philadelphia, which are both accessible by rail. The beautiful Jersey Shore is only a short car ride away, and the glittering Atlantic City boardwalk makes for another great day trip or weekend getaway. For something more rustic, Canal Walk residents can hike the nearby Appalachian Trail or visit one of the region's local ski resorts.

When staying close to home, Somerset provides its own picturesque attractions. There are a variety of fine restaurants and shopping centers dotted throughout the area. Those who live at Canal Walk can also enjoy Somerset's local theater, public and private golf courses, lovely parks and community recreation centers. To make it even easier to get around, Somerset County has a Community Access Transit Service that takes residents to local stops like the library, medical center or shopping mall for a minimal fee. Canal Walk is the ideal active adult community in Central New Jersey that offers a convenient location, world-class amenities and a wide variety of home options.

Canal Walk Amenities

Main Clubhouse

The main clubhouse on the eastern portion of Canal Walk provides a wealth of amenities for the entire community.

  • Premier Club - 32,000 Sq. Ft.
  • Ballroom
  • Arts & Crafts Room with Kiln
  • Hobby & Game Room
  • Card Rooms
  • Café
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Library
  • Business Center
  • Computer Room
  • Billiards
  • Table Tennis
  • Table Shuffleboard
  • State-of-the-Art Fitness Center
  • Indoor Pool & Spa
  • Steam Rooms & Saunas
  • Massage & Wellness Center
  • Full Service Salon
  • Outdoor Pool & Spa
  • Outdoor Patio
  • 2 Tennis Courts
  • 2 Bocce Ball Courts
  • 2 Shuffleboard Courts
  • 2 Pickleball Courts
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Putting Green
  • Picnic Pavillion
  • Gazebo
  • Walking & Biking Trails

Freedom Clubhouse

A smaller clubhouse offers cozy spaces and amenities on the west side of the community.

  • Clubhouse
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Card Rooms
  • Demonstration Kitchen
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Outdoor Patio

Canal Walk Clubs, Groups, Activities & Classes

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

  • Acting Up Club
  • Aerobic Walking
  • Art Club
  • Aquacise
  • Bible Study Group
  • Billiards
  • Bocce Club
  • Book Club
  • Bowling
  • Bridge
  • Bus Trips
  • Canasta
  • Choral
  • Computer Club
  • Concerts
  • Core Building Class
  • Fit Ball Class
  • Genealogy Club
  • Gin Rummy
  • Golf
  • Government Affairs Group
  • Grandparents Club
  • Great Decisions Group
  • Hadassah
  • Italian American Club
  • Karaoke Night
  • Knitting Club
  • Mah Jongg
  • Mens Club
  • Mexican Train
  • Needlework Club
  • Oil Painting Class
  • Pilates
  • Ping Pong
  • Pinochle
  • Poker
  • Pumping Iron Class
  • Quilt Club
  • Scrabble
  • Scrapbooking
  • Singles Club
  • Sit To Be Fit Class
  • Tai Chi
  • Tennis
  • Travel Club
  • Vets Meeting
  • Water Color/Drawing/Painting Class
  • Weight Watchers Group
  • Women's Club
  • Young at Heart Club
  • Zumba

Condos at the Enclave

Price Range: Mid $300s - Mid $400s

The Enclave offers condominium-style residences which are located in three-story building with elevator access. All homes feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms and have underground parking. The condos offer the ultimate in low-maintenance living with the association taking care of building maintenance, lawn upkeep and snow removal. These models are currently offered on a new and resale basis.

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Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage

Single Family Homes by Garden Homes

Price Range: High $300s - Low $600s

The single-family homes by Garden Homes offer 1,499 to 1,640 square feet. These homes feature two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a two-car garage. These models are available on a resale only basis.

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Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage

Reserve Collection by Premier Homes

Price Range: High $300s - Low $600s

The Reserve Collection offers a variety of single-family homes. These homes have two to three-and-a-half bedrooms, three to three-and-a-half bathrooms and a two-car garage.

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Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Exeter24173 - 3 + Den2.52
Sydney24753 + Den - 43.52
New York257233.52
Paris29353 + Den3.52

Townhomes by Garden Homes

Price Range: High $300s - Low $400s

The attached homes are the perfect low-maintenance option with 1,889 to 1,959 square feet of living space. These homes offer three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms and an attached one or two-car garage. These models are only available on a resale basis.

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Model NameSq. Ft.BedsBathsGarage
Hampton18893 - 3 + Den2.51 - 2

Townhomes By Premier Homes

Price Range: High $300s - Low $400s

Townhomes at the Enclave by Premier Homes offer residents 2,115 to 2,168 square feet of living space and feature three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a one-car garage. Standard features include first-floor master suites, gourmet eat-in kitchens, and a two-story great room. These are available on a resale only basis.

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Canal Walk Reviews

Average Rating:
  • 4.50 out of 5 star review
  • Rating:
    • 5.00 out of 5 star review
    This community is so wonderful. The homes are lovely and the clubhouse is so active. There are many amenities and frequent social gatherings.
  • (Resident/Homeowner)Rating:
    • 4.00 out of 5 star review
    We enjoy our townhome here. We both still work part-time so it's nice to have a low-maintenance home. I wish we had more time to enjoy the clubhouse but soon we will! I do use the fitness center and the tennis courts but I want to try my hand at some crafts one of these days. It's nice to know when I'm ready, and have time, the options are available to do more.

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