Love it! Love It! Love it! My husband and I moved here from Sussex County, big change for us. I wondered what retired life would be like? What would I do with my time? OMG, not enough hours in the day to do all that is offered. My neighbors are delightful. Pride is seen in all the homes. My husband and I agree, this is the best thing we have ever done for ourselves.
PS Research shows that "community" living adds years to peoples lives. As seniors it is so important to stay active and connected. we couldn't feel better about our choice.
We've lived here about 5 years now and absolutely love it. For the person who said it's too busy here, that should have been pretty obvious before buying a home! Yes, it's busy and that's what we love. There is always something going on and you can get involved if you want or stay home if you feel like it. Barnegat is a fantastic town close to the coastal beaches, good shopping and great food. We have met alot of great people here and enjoy being social.
We love all the activities happening here and having the time to spend with our friends. We're both active in bocce and line dance, I took up quilting and painting too. We exercise a few times a week and feel better than ever!
Moved here two yrs now and have not been able to formulate a real opinion on the area. It is enormous, over 1000 homes, have not been able to swim in the pools as there always filled to the brim wit people. The clubhouse is big and has every amenity you would need but there are alway waiting lines to use any of them. I cant say it's the friendly-est place either, we have not talked to many people and it seems very "clicky". Are house is on the market as so many of there are and expect to leave in the spring 2013 if some one buys, at this point I'll take anything to get out of this zoo. back to Forked River for us, very disappointing. Way to big ! It's like Disney world here.