About New Jersey

New Jersey

imgThe small, eastern state of New Jersey is the wealthiest per capita in the United States and home to over 83,000 horses. Though New Jersey is nicknamed the Garden State over ninety percent of its residents live in cities including the state three largest; Newark, New Jersey City and Patterson.

Tourism is big business in New Jersey and the state is dotted with over 50 resort cities and towns from Atlantic City, which has the world longest boardwalk, to picturesque Cape May. This seaside state enjoys warm, breezy summers and cool to cold winters. The nations highest per capita income and one of the best public education systems in the country make New Jersey a popular place for raising a family.

 
  New Jersey in Numbers:
img Horse Population: 83,000 horses
img Total Economic Impact: $1.1 billion
img Population: 8,638,396
img Land area: 7,417 sq. miles
img Capital: Trenton
img Counties: 21
img Highest Point: High Point at 1,803 feet, located in the county of Sussex
img Lowest Point: Atlantic Ocean at Sea Level
img Geographic Center :Located in Mercer County
img 10 largest Cities :
 
 
  • Newark: 280,666
  • Jersey City: 239,614
  • Paterson: 149,843
  • Elizabeth: 125,809
  • Trenton: 84,639
 
  • Camden: 80,010
  • Clifton: 79,922
  • Passaic: 68,338
  • East Orange: 68,190
  • Union City: 65,128
 
 
$2,450,000
HISTORIC EQUESTRIAN ESTATE - PASTORAL & MOUNTAIN VIEWS 56 TO 125 ACRES

Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey


A Timeless Property of Distinction offering Privacy and Unmatched Activities and Options Contact: MARK WERNER Werner Realty - Mark Werner 1465 Union Valley Road, West Milford NJ Cell:(973) 390 0583 Business:(973) 657-9222 Wonderland Farms has been a revered estate since 1810. Nestled in an area surrounded and protected by natural rolling hills, it offers both vast areas of flat and gentle rolling terrain, balanced with hardwood forests and natural ponds assuring privacy amidst unrivaled and breathtaking beauty. Only four families have owned this unique property since 1810 and it is rare to come onto the market. Available as listed as a 56 acre estate, there is also available adjacent acreage to increase it to, +88 acres or to over 125 acres. It is fully farm land assessed and lies a few minutes from historic Newton, the county seat of Sussex with abundant shopping and full services. Only an hour plus from Broadway or Wall Street it is an ideal home or family compound. The property offers magnificent views of the distant Kittatinny Mountains along with pastoral and gentle rolling hills reminiscent of Ireland. Two large spring-fed ponds stocked with an abundance of large mouth bass and other fish provides hours of entertainment for the angler. A stunning and lighted water fountain and large Swan Boats for those less inclined are available for cruising this 1.5 acre pond. Outdoor activities are endless. Miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking, berry picking, ATV riding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, ice skating or hockey in the winter. Areas abound for skeet shooting and a pistol/archery range. A tennis court with guest viewing area at the large Gazebo for a more refined afternoon of leisure are all here for you. The stable is a quick walk with where the riding arena and dressage area await you if you are feeling more lively. Wonderland Farms is a truly special and unique family compound or a business gathering retreat having hosted parties and events of over 500 people and on one side backs up to state forest. Its magnificent outlooks offers much desired privacy while providing unparalleled opportunity for rest and tranquility. The 6,000 square-foot main house is composed of five bedrooms, four bathrooms and a powder room. Integral to the house is a massive 2000 square foot blue-stone outdoor entertaining area and outdoor kitchen which adjoin the house and lead to multiple stone stairways and the 60 foot pool and cabana surrounded by a waterfall on one side. No better place to relax and watch the colorful sunsets over the pond. A fully modern home disguised in a classic New England structure awaits you. Fully renovated and equipped, this house has everything from a large gourmet kitchen with a wood burning pizza/bread oven, formal dining, music conservatory and billiard room to the large reclining 12 stadium seating theater designed to THX standards and a 500 bottle custom wine cellar as well. . Only the best marble, granite, fixtures and artisans were used to bring this home into the 21st century. Exceptional detail including hand painted ceilings, murals and walls which only a caring eye could achieve these results. Comforting venues for entertaining flow seamlessly into the everyday living space. The 700 square foot great room offers floor to ceiling outstanding views of the property and hills, a full custom wet bar with dishwasher and wine refrigerator, underpinned with the sublime ambiance of cherry, Italian marble, granite and a fireplace to ensure contentment. Note too, the main house has a double wide porte-cochère which is very convenient in any kind of weather for you and your guests. There is a dedicated paved guest parking area also provided. Upstairs, a sophisticated master retreat is comprised of 16 foot ceilings which are flanked with double 8 foot French hand carved "his and her" mahogany relief doors from the mid 1800's is stunning, yet remains cozy and comfortable. In the master suite, the en suite bathroom has an extra large Jacuzzi and stunning views of the property and sunsets over the pond are a normal occurrence. A walk-in cedar closet and an additional his/her door entry closet provide all the closet space you need. Four more generously-sized bedrooms, two of which have their own Jacuzzi . Although not converted, there is ample space for one or two additional bedrooms or playroom in the attic. The three-car garage has a full workshop and an upstairs area currently used as a gym and storage but could easily be converted to a living quarter as there is a fully heated bathroom and shower below. The freshly painted classic red barn has areas for hay storage of over 2500 bales, farm tractors and equipment, three large storage rooms with doors. The tack room is on the first floor along with four horse stalls and equipment storage area. The wash stall with hot and cold water is outside. Additional outbuildings house estate supplies and equipment. Wonderland Farms is a unique and special country property offering privacy in one of the most beautiful and scenic recreational areas in the tristate area. Conveniently located a little over an hour from either NYC or Newark Airport means you can remain in contact. Highly rated Public and Private (Blair Academy) schools near-by. Major Atlantic Network Hospital (Newton) is just minutes away and shopping options abound. Available for a quick close - Be moved in by August or or early September House furnishings negotiable for turnkey if desired Please call or text Mark Werner listing Broker: Werner Realty 973) 9390 0583 markwerner@topproducer.com

Mark Werner , Werner Realty - Mark Werner 1465 Union Valley Road, West Milford NJ Cell:(973) 390 0583 Business:(973) 657-9222

56.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
6000 SQ FT
 
$899,000
Luxury Home on Private Estate with room for horses

Lafayette Township, Sussex County, New Jersey


Spectacular private estate. Bring your horses....This property has potential for horses with 7 open acres now being farmed in corn but could easily be hay fields. Beautiful mountain views from this home.

Gloria Testa , Century 21 Geba Realty

9.85 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
5265 SQ FT
 
$589,900
Gorgeous custom Horse Ranch situated in the heart of West Milford

West Milford, Passaic County, New Jersey


Gorgeous custom Horse Ranch situated on 1.5 acres. Custom 4 stall barn with large hay loft, horse wash stall, entire property fenced with 4-Rail Horse and 6 foot privacy fence from USA vinyl including a custom powered entrance driveway Gate providing additional security and privacy. Great location! Beautiful home & ranch!

Rodney Robbins

1.50 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2583 SQ FT
 
$699,000
TURNKEY PREMIER 11+ Acre SOUTH JERSEY EQUESTRIAN LIFESTYLE ESTATE

Bridgeton, Cumberland County, New Jersey


Elegance and style are perfectly blended to create this luxury equestrian property on 11+ verdant farm assessed acres in the heart of Cumberland County's sprawling countryside. As you arrive at the gated entry and elegant circular driveway with its decorative fountain, your eye is instantly drawn to the stately custom 5 bedroom, 3.5 bath center hall colonial home with its rocking chair front columned porch surrounded by fresh landscaping. Upon entering the light, airy foyer, you are captivated by gazing beyond to sliding doors which open onto the most amazing covered inground pool. Host your guests in the formal dining room with shared fireplace to the massive family room which opens up beyond the French doors to showcase a vaulted ceiling with recessed lights and skylights. Enjoy the gourmet experience in your country kitchen with breakfast counter and dinette area overlooking the fabulous pool. Rounding out the first floor, an office which can easily double as a guest room/5th bedroom/in-law suite is adjacent to the foyer and hosts a recently renovated full bath. Spacious second floor features a master suite with fireplace, walk-in closet and finely appointed full bath with tiled shower stall and jacuzzi soaking tub. Completing the second floor are 2 spacious bedrooms, bedroom/bonus space over garage and renovated full bath. Not to be overlooked is the full finished basement with an expansive room, currently used as a gym and recreation room with bar area for refreshments. No expense has been spared in the maintenance of this home, fully turn key, making the home a stunning place for entertaining or just simply relaxing year round --- the centerpiece being the covered inground pool with access to outdoor patio. Equestrian facilities are flawlessly placed behind the home and showcase a 3 stall barn with tack/feed room, outdoor wash stall, training round pen and expansive paddock space across freshly fenced acreage with the lushest of pastures. Level acreage allows for future expansion option for equestrian facilities to accommodate indoor arena. Plenty of storage space in the additional oversize metal outbuilding which could be modified into a small scale indoor arena, barn with additional stalls or your collector or hobby pursuits. The thoughtful design of this property lends itself to a myriad of other agricultural uses, including organic farm, hobby farm or boutique winery. To add to an already impressive lifestyle, the property features a custom koi pond, fenced dog run and basketball court area --- very estately indeed. Farm fresh produce stands and local wineries are minutes away. Easy access to conveniences of major highways allows for commuter ease to the greater Philadephia metro area---just 45 minutes to Philadelphia's Center City district or the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Equestrian estate, country masterpiece or tranquil retreat, experience the unmatched essence of this spectacular property as you choose the future of your new lifestyle!

Stacy Butewicz , Keller Williams - Butewicz Equestrian Lifestyle Realty

11.06 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3168 SQ FT
 
$1,300,000
Central NJ Equestrian Center, 26 stall barn 30+ acre farm with Racetrack

Upper Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey


REDUCED $100k! GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY! Excellent LOCATION! Upper Freehold Township is the best kept secret in New Jersey! Home of the New Jersey Horse Park. One hour from Philly, and Atlantic City, and just a tad over 1hr to NYC. Location can't be beat for this beautiful farm, which includes large barn with concrete aisle, 26 stalls, (2 wash stalls, with a bathroom for guests, full 4 room trainers apartment on second floor). 23 padocks, plus two large 5 acre fields, half mile stonedust track, backs up to Monmouth County Park System Union Transportation Trail (UTT) system, with miles and miles of county maintained stonedust trails to go riding on. Also included is an 80x200 indoor arena with shredded rubber footing over stone dust base, with extra height for jumping. 10 acres inside the 1/2 mile racetrack give plenty of opportunity for a variety of uses, including cross country course, more paddocks, or an additional barn. Hydrants to every paddock. Humans living space included is a 3 bedroom cape cod style home with master suite on the first floor, with french doors to private deck. Home includes a full basement and 2 1/2 car garage. Trainer's apartment over the back larger barn is just under 900sf of living space with a full bath, kitchen and 2 bedrooms, with a second story deck overlooking the track. Additional 5 acres with 3 small 2 bedroom guest rental cottages, plus 5 paddocks with run in sheds are also available adjacent to the farm(quarter acre lot zoning for that parcel). Farm was formerly a Standardbred training center, but in recent decade was used as a pleasure riding equestrian center, riding lessons, hunters, jumpers, summer camp, etc. *FARM IS SUBDIVIDABLE* This property has NOT been farmland preserved! Development rights are still in place and development is still an option here, or pursue farmland preservation money yourself. Solar panels were installed in 2016 for lower electric bills. Farm and house both could use a little TLC but all works as is, and will be sold "as is" with all certifications the responsibility of the buyers. OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Owners are seniors and retiring, open to all reasonable offers. Owner is licensed real estate agent. [all equipment and livestock, horses, etc., can be negotiated. This is a fully operational equestrian center, for training, breeding, boarding, lessons, summer camp, etc.]

Karen Petersen , Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Healy, Realtors

30.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2340 SQ FT
 
$3,499,999
Equestrian & Vineyard Estate with waterviews

Red Bank, Monmouth County, New Jersey


Majestic brick Tuscan style villa nestled on 6 glorious acres adjacent to 381-acre Huber Woods Park with its own private entry to numerous horse trails. The 2014 sq. ft. heated barn with concrete walls and ceiling height over 17 ft. can host 10 horse stalls. The large flat field is well suited for a horse paddock. The house is 2004 construction and features 11 rooms with 7 bedrooms and 8 full and 2 half baths. There is a salt water pool, pool house with sauna, gazebo, doubles tennis court. Breathtaking vineyard and water views of the Navesink River add to the ambiance. The vineyard provides a farm assessment which results in lower taxes. This is not just a property but an amazing lifestyle choice.

Pamela Girard , Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate

6.00 ACRES
7 BEDROOMS
8 BATHROOMS
8000 SQ FT
 
$480,000
Beautiful Estate Home, Large Indoor, Great schools

Monroeville, Salem County, New Jersey


The house is a beautiful home, Completely remolded in 2005. 1st floor all random width flooring, 2 bonus rooms and a mother in law room. Grand stair case with hidden paneled door for storage. Luxury Master bed and bath, back stair to kitchen, Bonus room on second floor and office. staircase to attic has tons of storage. Washer and Dryer on second floor. Basement has kids room, full house water treatment and softener system, 2nd washer and dryer hook ups for farm use. Large mudroom with work sink and hooks for farm wear. 2 car garage connected to mudroom leading directly into kitchen. Property has electric, gas and cable hook ups, with well water and septic tank.

Greg Helm

8.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
4500 SQ FT
 
$550,000
Horse Property with Remodeled Home Located in Long Valley, NJ

Hackettstown, Morris County, New Jersey


OWNER MOTIVATED !!! LARGE HOME WITH $130K IN UPGRADES IN 2018. HOME IS NESTLED ON 9.96 PRIVATE ACRES SITUATED IN LONG VALLEY ACROSS FROM THE MUSCONETCONG TROUT STOCKED WATERS. COME FALL IN LOVE. This 4 bedroom home is complete with a new heating system, new roof, new kitchen, & a new deck extending across the back of the home so you can enjoy the expansive 10 acre property. Due to the solar panels owner pays approx. $400. PER YEAR FOR ELECTRIC. The lower level has an additional 2 bedrooms and a full bath that could be converted into an in-law suite. The property is level and consists of :Barn w/ electric & water, fenced pastures, & endless views. Close to shopping, and 5 min. to mass trans-it, Centenary University, & Hackettstown Medical Center. The property is situated in Long Valley.

JOSEPH NESBIHAL , RE/MAX Skylands Real Estate

9.96 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2688 SQ FT
 
$1,475,000
Preserved 15 acre Horse Farm w/ Farmhouse, Carriage House, 12 Stall Barn, & More

Monroe Township, Middlesex County, New Jersey


PRICE REDUCED UNDER APPRAISED VALUE!! Welcome to this grand farm home on 15 preserved rolling acres. Steeped in local history, this one of a kind property is ready for someone new to call it home. The main house is packed with curb appeal with its long covered porch and stone front. Your home will be the place everyone wants to gather. You'll find large room sizes, formal and casual spaces, four fireplaces, a full basement, and spectacular views of the grounds from virtually every window. Featuring a full guest room with en-suite bath on the first level and 4 or 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths on the second level, there are plenty of options and space. Step onto the deck to look out over the pool and the pastures beyond. The in-ground pool and hot tub will be full of activity during the summer months. The pool house has a full bar for the swim party. The new carriage home has a double bay garage. Upstairs, you'll discover a dramatic gathering room, butler kitchen, bedroom, full bath and a balcony overlooking the farm. The second floor is also a great vantage point to see the pond and fountain surrounded by wildflowers that just burst with color all season long. Travel down the majestic, tree-lined drive to the beautiful barn with 12 stalls, office space, and loft. Well planned, the pastures all have direct access to the barn. The equipment barn is large enough to house the tractor and all the necessities. Bring your own horses or offer boarding to the local equestrians. Or maybe both. The property's design and layout allow for many options that could even include bringing on a horse owner to operate the farm by itself while you enjoy the main house and its amenities. And if you don't want to operate the farm at all, you could just enjoy owning this spectacular piece of property and your own private world. The possibilities are endless. Special financing is available with various options and programs. Conveniently located near commuter routes, shopping, public transportation, State Parks and riding trails. Don't miss this opportunity. Call today for your private tour.

John R. Wuertz , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Fox & Roach Realtors

15.00 ACRES
7 BEDROOMS
7.5 BATHROOMS
5542 SQ FT
 
$758,500
A Horse Lover's Paradise in the Hopewell Valley

Pennington, Mercer County, New Jersey


This unique property could be the fulfillment of a dream! Cedar Brook Farm is a horse lover's paradise, perfect for equine pursuits without being removed from life in the Hopewell Valley. Lush paddocks surround the home on 10+ acres, bordered on two sides by Stony Brook Watershed land for a private and peaceful setting. Indulge your weekends with a fishing pole alongside the stocked pond on the grounds - also a favorite for ice skating - when not practicing jumpoffs in the riding arena. The barn features 3 stalls, a tack room, electric and water. When not enjoying the fresh air and sunshine this wonderful setting encourages, relish in the comfort and warmth of a stylish and spacious home. A big front porch adds a welcoming touch. Step inside to formal spaces featuring wood floors and bay windows. The kitchen is the central hub with a granite island and step-down seating to a breakfast room. Adjacent is the family room, also with a fireplace and a year-round sunroom. The powder room and a laundry room complete this level. The finished downstairs area is a handy room for sleepovers and it also contains a separate home office. Four bedrooms cap the second floor. The owner's suite offers closets galore (even one for shoes!) and a well-thought-out, 2-room bathroom so no one gets caught in the morning rush. The same goes for the hall bath, which tends to 3 more bedrooms. The property has public water provided by American Water Company. The well remains on the property for farm use. A NEW septic system is being installed prior to closing. Don't miss a great opportunity!

Catherine "Cathy" Nemeth , Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

10.43 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
- SQ FT

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