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
24 Acre Equestrian Estate with Indoor Arena

Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey

Equestrian estate, proudly appointed on twenty four acres. The 5 bedroom, 3 and 2 half bathroom custom Colonial main house exhibits an abundance of impressive details. Marble floors gleam beneath your feet. There are parquet floors and carved wood details including the staircase and bookcases in the office. Entertain your friends in the Billiards room, or relax beside the fireplace in the Living Room. The Equestrian facilities are superb. There is a magnificent indoor arena, built in 2010. Seventeen stalls with electricity, and hot and cold water are attached to the indoor arena. There is a heated viewing and tack room to enhance your experience as well as a wash stall. Outside is an outdoor arena measuring 150x100, four pastures with run-in sheds, each serviced with water and at least 6 additional paddocks. The second barn was thoughtfully renovated in 2010 and boasts an additional eleven stalls, a wash stall and heated tack room. Above the stalls is a hay loft. Two majestic, heated silos reside beside the renovated barn. Should isolation stalls be required, there is a separate two-stall barn that is ideal for this purpose. There are plenty of parking spaces available for cars, tractors, and trailers adjacent to the outdoor arena. The property includes a separate cottage, with two and a half bathrooms, air conditioning and heat, presently being utilized as an office. Whether you are an Equestrian vet, Horse trainer, horse enthusiast, or Sanctuary seeker, this home and the impressive facilities surrounding it are a must-see.

William "Bill" Carey , Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's International Realty

24.00 ACRES
Bucolic 83 Acre Historic Country Compound

Bedminster Township, Somerset County, New Jersey

A meandering private drive leads you to this bucolic 83 acre historic farmstead located in Bedminster Hunt Country. This country compound includes the 6 bedroom turn-of-the-last-century main residence, a 4-bedroom cottage updated in 2013, the barn complex with 2-bedroom apartment, tractor garage, woodshop, hay loft, equipment garage, workshop and paint room, and 4-stall barn. Lush rolling landscape and pastures. A skeet house for the enthusiast. The property does not have land preservation restrictions. May have potential for sub-division.

Debra Ross , Kienlen Lattmann Sotheby's International Realty

83.64 ACRES
8322 SQ FT
Stunning 10 acre Equestrian Estate in Shamong, NJ.

Shamong, Burlington County, New Jersey

Amongst horse farms and preserved farmland sits this distinctive Equestrian estate on 10.02 picturesque acres in Shamong Twp. This sprawling 5600 sq ft. stone and vinyl cape sits back 700' off the road. Built with exquisite architecture, this home offers exceptional millwork, 3 gas log fireplaces, and vaulted ceilings. Unique craftsmanship throughout this home separates it's beauty from all others. Marble, ceramic, brick and carpeting throughout. Large spacious country kitchen with authentic brick floors has a walk in pantry and roll out drawers. Master bath offers jacuzzi, his and her vanities and walk in closet. Upstairs bath offers jacuzzi and double sink vanity. The sun filled 26x20 solarium with a full wall of windows and terra cotta floor has a built in spa that accommodates 6 adults for relaxation. Enjoy the spacious eat in area while watching the horses graze in their lush green fields. Pella windows also offer exceptional views of the heated Gunite pool with spa, and the impeccably maintained landscaped grounds. For the equestrian is a beautifully constructed 84x34x10 Amish built center aisle barn. 6 spacious 12x12 matted stalls with metal Dutch doors, to give each horse "a view". Ceiling and stall fans. Wash stall with hot and cold water and heat lamps, large tack room finished in tongue and groove, and large feed and hay storage area. Step outside and walk into the light filled, well constructed 70x120x16 indoor arena. Tastefully finished in tongue and groove, this arena has 8 large sliding windows that open and close, bringing in natural light and keeping it cool for summer riding and warm for winter. A 2nd horse barn offers 4 spacious 12x12 " Old English" style stalls. Each stall has its own Dutch door leading out to an adjacent paddock. Stall mats, aisle and stall fans. Feed and tack rooms. Hot and cold water. Adjacent matching shed with kennel and small livestock chain link area can stable the smaller farm animals. A 150x175 outdoor arena is well lit with LED lighting for evening riding. Both indoor and outdoor arena's have sand footing. For the car enthusiast there are 2 outbuildings that complete this stunning piece of property. 80x40x16 two story Gambrel style roof garage. Heated and insulated. White metal interior walls and ceiling with large accent wood beams. There is another adjoining 86x40x16 heated and insulated garage with 2 14' overhead doors. White metal walls and ceiling. Large overhead fans for ventilation. There is a 2nd story parts room. Hook ups available for air compressor and car lifts.

Susan Metzger , Gloria Nilson & Co Real Estate

10.02 ACRES
5638 SQ FT
Scenic Horse Property

Hillsborough, Somerset County, New Jersey

Updated large colonial set on over a 23 acre horse farm.The home has a large updated center island kitchen with large breakfast area that looks out to the deck.Wide plank floors, beamed ceiling in the library with a beautiful wood carved mantle on the fireplace,There are 4 fireplaces total a "ball room" which can be used as a media room and a finished basement with 2 bedrooms, beautiful Gunite pool, many outbuildings.

Freeman "Jeffrey" Smith , Coldwell Banker

23.00 ACRES
Established Horse Farm features Beautiful Georgian Colonial Home

Montville, Morris County, New Jersey

Here is your opportunity to own a beautiful Georgian Colonial situated on a combined 8.88 acres of manicured grounds complete with custom gunite pool and waterfall. Step inside the two story foyer and be captivated by the views as you stroll the wonderful layout of the first level. Bright, eat-in kitchen with granite counters and abundance of cabinetry. Multiple decks and porches for taking in the breathtaking views. Gorgeous oak and peg wide plank floors. Established horse farm featuring 2 barns with 28 approved stalls, pond, indoor + outdoor riding rings and 5 acres of fenced pastures. Convenient 30 min drive to NYC with easy access to major highways.

Kathy Platt , Terrie O'Connor Realtors, Saddle River

8.80 ACRES
3447 SQ FT

Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey

MAGICAL IN EVERY SEASON, SERENITY AWAITS YOU...Immerse yourself in the 1200 lb travertine marble tub, relax beside the fire, enjoy your hobbies, life can be lux & rejuvenating here. This rustic luxury farm was designed for just that, and with efficient use of your time and resources. What you come home to , how you spend your free time, all impact your overall health and well being. This locale is the best kept secret within the Metro area, make it your home or private retreat. Get out of the box and into the REAL... Agent Remarks: Additional 5 Acre lot available to purchase

Denny Kevil , Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage

24.80 ACRES
5400 SQ FT
Picturesque 37.6 Acre Working Horse Farm!

Manchester Township, Ocean County, New Jersey

Make your dream a reality with this picturesque 37.6 acre working horse farm including three residences across 4 acres. 2 huge Barns-(3800 and 4800sq ft) with 46 stalls---30 inside w/ exhaust fan and 10 outside which are accessible for private runs, 4 Wash Stalls (2 inside & 2 outside)16 Paddocks with Shelters and 2 Corrals (all new fencing) w/ water frost free hydrants, electric and wired for sound plus an Outside Arena. 30 car parking lot and separate 10 car employee parking lot…this farm has it all! There is a one-mile practice run that leads into half mile practice run. Plenty of trails for these majestic animals. This private farm is surrounded on three sides by 2000 acres of preserved lands. The possibilities are endless here.

Patrick Meehan Jr , RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty

37.60 ACRES

Far Hills, Morris County, New Jersey

Exquisite 4-5 bedroom, 4.5 bath, Center Hall Colonial home at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in sought after Lamerson Hunt. This majestic property has over a half mile of trails, as well as a native trout stream and beautiful scenic forestry. The home, built in 1997 was renovated in 2011 features a dramatic 2 story foyer with curved staircase. The gourmet kitchen is simply magnificent. There are formal dining and living rooms as well as a family room and conservatory. The second level consists of the large master suite with sitting room, walk-in closet and bath/spa. Three other large bedrooms and two more baths complete the level. The finished walkout basement has a large recreation area, second full gourmet kitchen, possible 5th bedroom and full bath. The yard features include multi-tiered deck, a lavish in-ground heated pool, barn, fruit trees, pasture area (currently used for bee apiary). The property is farm assessed w/ a forestry management plan in place for the next 10 years. This is an approved NJ River-friendly farm, convenient to highways & NJ transit train


32.00 ACRES
4774 SQ FT
RARE OPPORTUNITY! Horse Farm Potential w / Award Winning Home & Property.

Millstone, Monmouth County, New Jersey

AWARD WINNING Circa 1830 Custom Home! 2014 Monmouth County Historical Restoration & ''Barn Again'' Awards. Completely Restored w/Addition & Upgrades. Farmland Preserved & Assessed, (LOW TAXES) Situated on Approximately 13 Acres Surrounded by County Parks. This 3 Bedroom Home Boasts Solid Cherry Wood Floors on 1st Level. Entertainment Sized Dining Room, Chef's Kitchen w/Original Exposed Ceiling Beams & Brick, Solid Wood Custom Cabinets, Custom Granite & SS Premium Appliances. Sunken Great Room w/Antique Beams, Blue Stone Floors w/Radiant Heat & Fireplace & a Full Gorgeous Bathroom. 2nd Level Features Spacious Master Bedroom, 2 Additional Bedrooms, 2 Attics (1 is a Walkup) & Magnificent Bath w/Cathedral Ceiling, Antique Claw Foot Tub, Frameless Shower & French Doors to Balcony. Exterior Offers 2 Car Garage, Original Barn Circa 1827 Restored w/Cedar Siding, Seam Metal Roof, Antique Glass Window & Insulated Workshop, 90 Ft Wraparound Porch w/Mahogany Ceiling, ADT Security System, Gas Hookup for Grill, Custom Cottage Style Chicken Coop, Garden, Hot Tub on Cedar Deck & Cedar Grape Vine Arbor, Outdoor Shower & Blue Stone Terraced Patio. This Property is Like None Other - Ideally Suited for Hikes along the Trail, Long Walks, Horseback Riding, ATV Riding, Large Parties & Events, Cross-Country Skiing, Gardening & Relaxing While Enjoying Wildlife in their Natural Habitat. Private & Serene, but within Minutes to Shopping, Major Highways, Restaurants & NYC Transportation. TRULY A RARE FIND & OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME TO OWN THIS ONE OF A KIND HOME & PROPERTY.

Melissa DeSantis , Melissa DeSantis Real Estate Experts @ Remax

12.90 ACRES
2500 SQ FT
Custom built rancher sitting on 32 acres

Mantua, Gloucester County, New Jersey

What an amazing opportunity! This custom built rancher is sitting on 32.50 acres so PRIVACY is evident! From the moment you pull into the long driveway, you will start to feel the quiet of the place envelop you. This is the perfect property to raise horses, as over 32.5 acres leave you with endless possibilities. When you step inside and notice the quality construction and quality of materials used to build this home, you will realize here in Mantua, close to Philadelphia and the shore, you have found YOUR piece of paradise! The sun filled entry invites you in, and whisks you through from entry to GREAT room, where you will notice the whole back of the house opens to a view of YOUR land, and ultimately the woods. Here too, the room flows in to a spacious with LOTS cabinetry, newer appliances, & barstool seating. SO much counter-top space! The family room also shares that expansive view, which includes a big back deck, hot tub, & paver patio perfect for bonfires! While outside don't miss the detached building that is 75x40! PLENTY of space for all of your toys! The attached 2 car garage also has cabinetry and is heated! Back inside all bedrooms are generously sized, so room for the entire family! The finished basement is perfect for entertaining. Need storage space? The HUGE walk-up attic has plenty of room for that. This home has 3 zoned heating & AC. Open farm land surrounds this amazing property. Owners do have a conceptual plan of lots for a possible subdivision of 14 lots plus one with the existing home. Located in the highly desirable Clearview Regional School District this property is sure to please. Don't miss your chance to OWN this property!

Nancy Kowalik , Nancy Kowalik Real Estate Group

32.00 ACRES
43560 SQ FT

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