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
Beautiful Updated Home & Barn with One Horse Stall

Hightstown, Mercer County, New Jersey

House with small barn (1 horse stall) on 3 Acres in the Robbinsville School District. Welcome home to his beautifully, renovated and updated home in the desirable Sandlewood Development in Robbinsville Township. You'll be impressed by the curb appeal of this home with its brick front and manicured landscaping. Enter into the two story foyer of this traditional, split-hall, colonial style home. On one side of the foyer is the spacious living room, with the formal dining room on the other side. Continue to the kitchen through the butler's pantry. The kitchen has been updated with tile flooring, updated cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and tile back splash. The open concept kitchen and family room are perfect for entertaining. The gas fireplace in the family room makes the home feel cozy on cold winter nights. The half-bath on the first floor has also been updated. Upstairs you will find the master bedroom suite with 2 walk-in closets and fully renovated master bath. The master bath is complete with an oversize shower with double shower heads and vanity with double sinks. Three more bedrooms and a fully renovated hall bath complete this level. The partially finished basement provides additional living space, yet there is also unfinished space for storage. The back yard has a deck with hot tub and in-ground pool for summer fun. Most of the windows have been replaced and the roof is newer. Other recent upgrades include the furnace and hot water heater. Nothing to do but move in and enjoy!!!

Cynthia Duvin, Gloria Nilson & Co. Real Estate

3.00 ACRES
Luxury equestrian estate located in desirable Chester Twp, NJ

Chester Township, Morris County, New Jersey

Sitting on a beautiful 3+acre flag lot, this custom colonial was designed and built by the current owners. The four-stall barn with amenities, three fenced pastures and riding ring provide a move in facility for anyone looking to board horses. The location offers easy access to protected land and trails for riding. The charming rocking chair front porch leads to a modern, spacious colonial farmhouse featuring a gourmet kitchen with center eating island and granite countertops, formal living and dining rooms and a family room with built-ins and a brick wood-burning fireplace. A first floor office/bedroom, full bath and mudroom/butler’s pantry complete the first level. Massive windows overlook the private rear acreage and lovely 20X40 in ground pool and patio. A Trex deck with canopied pergola and a screened in porch offer many options for outdoor living. The second floor boasts a spacious Master suite with full ensuite bath and 12x21ft master walk in closet. Three additional bedrooms, a full bath, office, and laundry complete the second level. A walk up floored attic begs for future expansion. Additional amenities include a full finished basement with rec room, exercise room and workshop with access to the garage above and a three car oversized and attached garage with openers. Located in an award winning school district and minutes from major commuting arteries and quaint downtown Chester, this exceptional property offers the tranquility and beauty of country living at its finest.

C&c Home Group Kw, Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan

3.12 ACRES
3725 SQ FT

Howell, Monmouth County, New Jersey


Jean Dimaria, Century 21 APr

15.00 ACRES
6000 SQ FT
Private Country Estate on 42 Acres of Cleared Land in Cream Ridge, NJ

Cream Ridge, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Located in the Western-most section of Monmouth county, this PRIVATE COUNTRY ESTATE is perfect for the country enthusiast who wants their slice of heaven while still remaining close to the many conveniences of nearby metropolitan areas. This rural setting is surrounded by farmland, horse farms, including the Horse Park of NJ, golf courses and well known Laurita Winery. With just a short drive to NJ Turnpike and 195, its a short jaunt to the Jersey Shore or Philadelphia, and quick ride to the Hamilton Train station with express service to NYC! Surrounded by 42 rambling acres of cleared land, there are a wealth of opportunities available. EQUESTRIAN enthusiasts bring your horses to the 2 move-in ready PADDOCKS complete with RUN-IN SHEDS located on the front of the property. You can even build an indoor arena! Or perhaps you'd like a farm - plenty of room for the kids to play, quad, ride, or adventure land! There's room for that here as well. Unlimited possibilities!

Jennifer Baldachino, Keller Williams Realty Monmouth/Ocean

42.00 ACRES
9200 SQ FT
Beautiful MULLICA TOWNSHIP 5 acre Home with Gorgeous landscaping / barn / 3 pastures

Egg Harbor City, New Jersey County, New Jersey

This MULLICA TOWNSHIP 5 acre property offers the charm of living in the country yet the convenience to Ocean City, Atlantic city and Philadelphia within a short 25 minute drive. MULLICA TOWNSHIP has LOW PROPERTY TAXES. The home is landscaped in a beautiful park like setting with sprinkler system which sits a distance off of the road. The entrance has a large fenced pasture down the driveway with a water at pasture for your animals. Then you enter the PARK like landscaped setting with beautiful green grass, beautiful gardens and the colonial style house. The home consists of 3 -4 bedrooms which are up the OPEN stair case design and on the 3rd floor there is a finished room which is the length of the home and can be used as 4th bedroom or entertainment room and a small deck. There is a brick fireplace in the spacious living room which looks out thru Anderson french doors along the back of the home. The kitchen has that country feel where you can display your china in the glass built in cabinets next to the formal dining room. The windows are all ANDERSON double pane. Just behind the home thru a lovely LARGE screened breezeway area used for entertaining has a teak ceiling with two skylight windows. Attached to a 2 car garage with a finished room above which can be used as office or 5th bedroom which is heated. Beyond the garage is another fenced pasture and a Barn which has two stalls and two feedings areas with hay loft , full electric and water. Beyond the Barn is a run in and another wooded pasture which is fenced. Beyond this is another area of woods with trails. Beyond the woods is a preserve. To the side of the property there is a large shed 26 x 15 with full electric, wood stove and garage door. Can be used as office/business/hobby room or garage. This property is permitted 4 horses .

Robin Moore

5.00 ACRES
2900 SQ FT
Gorgeous horse farm is located on 26 acres of beautiful sprawling land

Jackson, Ocean County, New Jersey

This gorgeous horse farm is located on 26 acres of beautiful sprawling land. The custom rustic log home provides a unique country lifestyle. A wonderful facility for the equestrian lover. Main barn has 22 stalls including wash stall, grooming stall, tack room, feed room and office. Includes an indoor arena (160 X 190) with PA system and outdoor arena (200 X 200). Smaller barn with 4 stalls and 2 small apartments. Acreage includes white vinyl 4 board fencing with 4 pastures and 12 individual paddocks & run-in sheds. Outbuildings include 8 bay equipment storage, 5 bay vehicle garage. Inground pool and much, much more. A must see!!!

Wendy Parris, RE/MAX Real Estate LTD

26.90 ACRES
1701 SQ FT
Picturesque Updated 4 bedroom Expanded Stone Colonial Sited on 5.25 Acres

Califon, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Live near your horses! This expanded and updated sunny 4-bedroom stone colonial on 5.24 acres strikes a thoughtful balance of historic charm and modern comforts with well-chosen renovations, including a 2004 addition designed by Edward O'Brien, AIA. Neutral, tasteful finishes in the eat-in kitchen include granite counter tops, porcelain tile floors that run continuously under the new solid cherry cabinets and recessed lighting. A large Marvin custom Tilt-Turn window with antique barn-wood lintel overlooks the backyard. A large center island with additional storage makes this kitchen ideal for meal preparation and casual dining and entertaining. A vintage barn door opens into the dining room and living room which feature white oak hardwood floors. The dining room has a large stone fireplace with mantel and connects to the living as well as the enclosed front porch with Dutch door. The living room features a stone fireplace with a wood burning stove insert. The plentiful windows & custom-designed lighting bring natural & supplemental light into all of the rooms. The newer section of the house features the family room and a first floor master bedroom suite. Both rooms have oil fired, hot water radiant floor heat. The family room has an Italian slate tile floor, French door to the back yard, and a second staircase that leads up to the second floor. The large master bedroom features hardwood floors, a cathedral ceiling and a wall of custom closets. There is also a large storage area with lighting above the master. The en-suite bathroom features radiant heat floors, neutral tile and fixtures, a glass-enclosed stall shower, soaking tub, two cherry vanities with slate tops, white tile floor, and high ceilings. The second floor can be accessed from a central staircase in the living room or a back staircase in the family room, which leads to a cozy landing perfect for reading, features three bedrooms, a bathroom and an office. The second bathroom has a tub-shower with white subway-tile and a soapstone vanity with oak base. French doors from the hallway lead to a bedroom with another wood burning fireplace with insert and views to both the side and rear yards. Two more bedrooms and an office complete the second floor. The home features two separate basements. One can be accessed through kitchen and the other from outside the addition. The home has been updated from top to bottom. Some updates include; renovating the kitchen & baths, an instant hot water heater, central AC throughout, including a Unico high velocity system in the older part of house, newer boiler, water pump and water heater, refinished floors, two new oil tanks, new slate roof over porch, copper roof ridges and gutters, added chimney liners and newer low-E storm windows in the older part of house and low-E thermal paned windows throughout the rest of the house. There are several out buildings including a rebuilt outhouse with original seats still present, a springhouse with new floor and roof and a three car detached garage with loft. The garage features automatic doors that swing outward, similar to the original doors. The view from every window underscores the home’s picturesque setting. The home is surrounded mature flowering and fruit trees, perennial landscaping with heirloom bulbs, open, grassy areas, as well as wooded property lines. The yard is fully fenced with gates for deer control. The property is located in one of the prettiest areas of rural Lebanon Township, an area renowned for its natural beauty. The Columbia trail, perfect for hiking, biking, horseback riding and cross country skiing is located across the street. The Kenwood Lockwood Gorge is only a half-mile walk and is an excellent fly fishing location. The house is convenient to the commuter highways (Interstates 78 and 287), and buses and trains to New York City as well as Newark Liberty International Airport and other smaller, regional airports.

Kelly Gordon, Leaf, Realtors

5.25 ACRES
3087 SQ FT
Countryside Horse Property in Chester Township

Chester, Morris County, New Jersey

A classic Chester Township Colonial set on 6.24 pastoral acres is an enchanting equestrian property. Whether you are a hobby farmer, horse lover, bird watcher, artist, or simply want to be inspired by the beauty of nature every day, this setting presents a perfect backdrop for country living. The retreat-like feeling of the home and its surroundings will make you — or your weekend guests-- want to stay forever. Located close to charming and historic Chester, this Colonial is convenient to metro area commuting. Many features make this the perfect home for entertaining. This beautifully updated residence offers a spacious floor plan of four bedrooms and three-and-one-half baths. Pride of ownership is evident in the freshly-painted rooms using a neutral color palette, gleaming hardwood floors, moldings throughout, two wood-burning fireplaces enclosed by custom mantels, cherry-paneled wet bar with brass toe rail, and oversized windows framing serene countryside views. Horses are easily accommodated in the red barn featuring a heated tack room, brick aisle, Dura Tub, and hot and cold running water. Two fenced pastures, a fenced run and dry lot, two run-in sheds and another large shed for hay storage are further amenities. Warm weather invites relaxation by the updated, heated gunite pool with integrated spa, while a large brick and bluestone oval patio presents the perfect setting for al fresco dining and entertaining amid a lush landscape. One is welcomed to the home through a classic center hall that opens to the second floor with a formal staircase, hardwood floors and picture frame moldings. Sightlines open to the spacious living room designed with a fabulous cherry-paneled wet bar. The living room also presents a brick hearth fireplace edged in a white wood mantel and sliding glass doors to the patio. In the dining room, crown moldings, chair rails and hardwood floors are elegant design elements. An updated gourmet kitchen is arranged with a center island, separate breakfast bar, Corian countertops, two-toned cherry cabinetry, storage pantry, a built-in desk and upper-end appliances from Thermador, GE and KitchenAid. The kitchen’s dining area opens directly into a glorious sunroom featuring a grand Palladian window wall overlooking tranquil scenery. Filled with natural light, this space has high ceilings, a French door to the patio and hardwood floors extending to the adjacent bay windowed family room centered by a raised hearth brick fireplace. Completing the main level are a library/office or study with a bay window, laundry and powder rooms, as well as access to the attached two-car garage with a separate bonus room offering additional storage. Upstairs, a gracious master suite lined in crown and chair rail moldings is a restful retreat connected to a master bath. Secondary bedrooms share an upgraded hall bath with a double sink Corian vanity. Casual gatherings can be hosted in an oversized, carpeted recreation room in the basement offering a built-in bar area and rustic wood accents. This prime equestrian property in a retreat-like setting presents a rare opportunity in sought-after historic Chester Township.

Laura Cannon, Turpin Realtors

6.24 ACRES
3497 SQ FT
Well Known, State Of The Art Equine Surgery Clinic

Millstone, Monmouth County, New Jersey

One Of A Kind!! A Little Piece Of Kentucky Has Been Transplanted To Western Monmouth County. 130 Scenic Rolling Acres In The Heart Of Millstone Township. Magnificent Setting - Well Known, State Of The Art Equine Surgery Clinic, 41 Stalls, 2 Houses, 10 Miles Of Fencing, 2 Acre Pond, Hyperbaric Chamber (negotiable). Tremendous Income Potential Presented by Betty Fenick, RE/MAX Homeland West 908-216-7667

Betty Fenick, RE/MAX Homeland West

130.00 ACRES
3000 SQ FT
11 Acre Luxury estate with gorgeous views

Millstone, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Sprawling 11 Acre Estate with Elegant Custom Home And Breathtaking Views. A fabulous front terrace overlooks a magnificent pond, fountain & pastures. Enter into the impressive foyer with soaring ceilings. Gourmet Amish built kitchen w/ custom cabinets & granite counter tops. Arched doorways and beautiful hardwood floors extend throughout the interior of the home to the large dining room, living room, & gracious family room. Great for entertaining. 1st floor Master bedroom suite w/ walk-in closet, sauna, sunroom, & luxurious bath w/ double sinks, shower stall & whirlpool tub. Up the spiral staircase are 4 bedrooms & full bath. Decorator stone walkways lead to enclosed pool, patios, and more... Horse Barn with 10 stalls, feed & tack rooms and 6 large paddocks. Do not miss this one of a kind property!! Presented by Betty Fenick, RE/MAX Homeland West 908-216-7667 OPEN HOUSE - SUNDAY, June 25, 1:00-3:00pm

Betty Fenick, RE/MAX Homeland West

11.00 ACRES
5000 SQ FT

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