Both picturesque and progressive, the township of West Orange is one of those communities that allow residents to find the perfect balance between what they need and what they want. Bordered by two spacious parks, and lying at the base of the Watchung Mountains, West Orange attracts visitors here year round.
Nestled on the Passaic River is the borough of New Providence. It’s a picturesque place that sits right on the slopes of Second Watchung Mountain, giving it beautiful surroundings that residents are lucky enough to see every day. Woodlands, rivers, creeks and beautiful green spaces combine to make this community a pleasure to live in..
As a charming residential community, Springfield is grabbing the attention of home buyers for a number of reasons. Besides the fact that it is located within commuting distance of large metro areas like Newark and New York, Springfield proves again and again that it has everything residents need, from fine schools and lovely parks to lots of recreation.
If a home buyer had to make a list of features they would like in a home town, it’s almost certain that Montclair would be a perfect match. This suburban township has a stable economy, excellent schools, diverse real estate options and access to the entertainment and arts in nearby larger cities. There are no surprises here—the township of Montclair is just as lovely to live in as it looks.
The best part about life in Livingston is its perfect location, fine homes for sale and excellent community amenities. Providing a comfortable urban lifestyle, this township has a blend of well-established areas plus newer neighborhoods. Living in Livingston makes it easy to combine real work and play, and residents are always close to dining, shopping, jobs, schools and more.
Summit is a small city with a big impact on its residents, and its prominence in the area is a testament to hard work, resiliency and community spirit. Its population is approximately 22,000 residents. With a history dating back centuries, when land was bought from Native American tribes by Europeans, today’s Summit is attractive to home buyers seeking excellent schools, fine homes and easy access to the big cities.
The charming borough of Madison has approximately 16,000 residents and is known as “The Rose City” because of the history of commercial flower growing here. When it comes to living in Madison, residents can choose from new construction homes to classic historic homes. From older neighborhoods in a range of architectural styles to newer areas with more modern homes, Madison has character, diversity and charm. Streets throughout Madison are wide, tree-lined and well-kept. Neighborhoods include Orchard, North Street, Fairwoods, Adsleigh and Bottle Hill Historic, just to name a few.
Lovely, lush and livable—that’s Maplewood, a township with approximately 24,000 residents. Because it is just 20 minutes from Midtown, it’s a highly desirable place to live while working in New York. However, there are plenty of reasons to call Maplewood home than an easy commute. This picturesque city is proud of its past and works hard to create a positive future for residents young and old.
The Village of South Orange is a picturesque community with approximately 17,000 residents. It’s the quintessential small town with tree-lined streets, ball diamonds and respected schools. The gaslights, echoes of a bygone era, Seton Hall University and the historic Village Hall are distinctive symbols of a community proud of its past and eager for a bright future.
While this area is known as The Chathams, it is really two separate communities—Chatham Borough and Chatham Township. The population of Chatham Borough is approximately 9,000 residents while Chatham Township has 10,452 residents. In order to get to know these amazing municipalities, it’s important to understand the difference between the two and how they are so often combined into the single area known by the distinct name.
The township of Millburn has a population of just over 20,000 residents and was originally formed in 1857 by combining portions of other community. It consistently ranks among the best places to live in the state and in the country thanks to fine amenities, efficient transportation and excellent schools. Short Hills is an unincorporated community that is located within Millburn Township and boasts a population of around 13,000 residents. Both Millburn and Short Hills are attracting home buyers from all over the country who want to live within commuting distance from New York and Newark.
From its humble beginnings as a small farming community, the township of Berkeley Heights has emerged as one of the premiere bedroom communities in the area. The civic amenities are outstanding and the schools are well regarded. In fact, there aren’t many things that residents would improve on in this picturesque community. Connected to the rest of the region, yet peacefully private, Berkeley Heights is a highly desirable place to live.