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

Newton, Sussex County, New Jersey

A Timeless Property of Distinction offering Privacy and Unmatched Activities and Options Wonderland Farms has been 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 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 and an hour plus from Broadway. 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, or tennis with guest viewing areas and 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 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 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. 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 areas in the tristate area. Located little over an hour from either NYC or Newark Airport you can remain in contact. Major Atlantic Network Hospital (Newton) is just minutes away and shopping options abound. Available for a quick close - Be moved in by the early July 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
6000 SQ FT
Meticulous Equestrian Estate on 27 ACRES, w/ Indoor arena in Central NJ.

Howell Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

This is your opportunity to own a meticulously maintained, 27 acre farm with an 9 year old, custom designed, 3,070 SF home. Stunning 25+ stall barn with paver walkways, wash stall, tack room, 2 baths, a kitchen, a private office and a temperature controlled viewing area, overlooking a 80x200 indoor riding arena. There is also a power sliding door and state of the art flooring in the indoor. A second barn provides extra room for additional horses or hay and tractors. There are also several pastures with run-in sheds and a huge outdoor riding ring. To the rear of the property are some trails and a brook for some quiet time.

Erin Hunt , Diane Turton, Realtors

27.00 ACRES
3070 SQ FT
Quaint Farmette Nestled in the Heart of Delaware Township!

Stockton, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

One of a kind farmette nestled in the heart of Delaware Township! Bring the horses, livestock or motorized toys! With several outbuildings, including a workshop, 2 bay storage barn, as well as a very large horse barn with several stalls, tack room and loft for approx 2000 bails of hay! With fenced pastures and a fully fenced rear yard too, this home offers ample space for animals.This beautifully restored farmhouse colonial has had much of its rustic charm brought back to life! The exposed rock walls, pumpkin pine floors and 2 large fireplaces have to be seen to be believed. The first floor offers a large game room with vaulted ceilings as well as two large additional entertaining spaces. Upstairs you will find the generously sized bedrooms and a walk-up attic. Blue Ribbon Schools! NEW 2019 SEPTIC! Must See!

Sara Tozzi , RE/MAX Supreme

3.21 ACRES
2928 SQ FT
Open View Farm is true to its name!

Lafayette Township, Sussex County, New Jersey

A fabulous horse property, well-established boarding business & ranch home ~ this is a rare opportunity. 15 stalls featured in large barn just steps from back door! The 4 bedroom home features 2 updated bathrooms and an updated kitchen. You will enjoy the fenced yard that provides views of the barn and pastures. With a formal dining room and maser bedroom with bathroom there is room for everyone. Conveniently located in the rolling hills of Andover Township you are minutes from conveniences, restaurants, shopping and major roads. Financials available with preapproval and NDA. Home, property & BUSINESS included!

Mary Smith , Weichert, Realtors

10.20 ACRES
3,200 Sq Ft Home, 21+ Acres, Complete w / 13 Paddocks, 9 Stall Barn, Huge WorkShop

Sicklerville, Camden County, New Jersey

Come see this Fabulous 3,000+Sq Ft Home on 20+ Acre Lot.When you drive down the Private driveway you will be greeted by the most Charming Custom Built Home around,from the moment you walk on to the Front Porch that has Views of the tranquil Lifestyle that this home features,you will be sure to know that you found your Next Home.There are 2 Front Entries to this home,through the Front Foyer or the Mudroom.When you enter through the Front you will be greeted by an Amazing Foyer w/plenty of closets & HW Floors,to the left is the Dining Room & to the Right is the Formal Living Room w/Bay Window,as you follow through the home you will see the Great OPEN Floor plan & Spacious Kitchen w/Center Island Cooking,Tile Floors,Breakfast area,Doors to the Beautiful trex deck & a Custom Brick Wall that divides the Family room.The Family Rm is complete w/Original Hardwood floors & Wood Burning Fire Place. There are 2 huge bedrooms,1&1/2 Bath,Mudroom that leads to the 3 Car Garage & an Office to finish off the 1st Level. Head Up the Beautiful staircase to the Library Loft that features 2 Skylights or Follow it around to the Astonishing Full 2nd level Master Bedroom Suite.This Enormous Bedroom has HW floors, 2 Walk-In Closets w/Laundry Shoots,Dual Vanity,Bonus Room (Nursery,Sewing Rm,3rd Walk in Closet),& Master Bath w/a Stall Shower(dual heads)& Jacuzzi tub. The FULL Basement is Incredible,w/Rec Room,Bar, Wood Burning Fire Place, Utility Room, Storage Rm that walks out to the 3 Car Garage too.There is also Multi-Floored Attic Storage through-out the Home.NOW for the part you really wanted to hear about,this 20+ Acre Lot is set up w/Over 12 Paddocks for Horses,each pen has a Run-In,Water & Electric,there is also a 6 stall Lean-to Run-in w/Hay Loft & then head to the MAIN Barn w/9 more Stalls complete w/Electric,Fans,Water & an Office/Tack rm w/1/2 Bath,plus another 2 Hay Lofts. KEEP going there is MORE..Wait until you see the Mechanics Dream 57x21ft Work Shop that has 19 ft Ceilings,Heat,Water & Plenty of Shelves.There are also sheds for storage throughout, Riding Arenas,a Pond, Huge Horse Shoe Driveway to get in & out,plenty of privacy yet your only Minutes away from Shopping,Restaurants, & All Major Highways. This is Not just a Home it is a LIFESTYLE!!! This Beautifully Landscaped House is an Animal Lovers,Mechanic,or Farmers DREAM HOME..HOME BUILDERS are Welcomed to Develop this Property for More Custom Homes....

Jason Lepore , Remax

21.00 ACRES
3200 SQ FT
Willow Run Farm: A Luxury Equestrian Estate

Colts Neck, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Willow Run Farm is an equine paradise, a must-see for buyers looking for a sophisticated property offering the best of both worlds with a custom colonial on 10 acres with pastoral views from every room. This 10-acre farm assessed property boasts a separate 3 bedroom caretaker's home with its own drive and courtyard entrance. Avid horse enthusiasts will appreciate the main barn built in 1990 with seven stalls plus a wash stall and bath with hot and cold running water, a feed/tack room, an office, and an oversized hayloft. Run-in shed and secondary barn with two stalls accompanies, along with a riding field and 6 paddocks.

Diane Rappoport , Monmouth/Ocean Realty Group

10.00 ACRES
4200 SQ FT
Featherbed Farm

Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Looking for that serene equestrian lifestyle in rural Raritan Township? Look no further. Stunning 4 Bedroom, 2½ Bath Equestrian property in serene, nature preserve–like setting yet close to great shopping, major roadways and conveniently located midway between cultural centers of New York and Philadelphia. If you are looking for the “complete package” for an equestrian property this one will certainly tick all your boxes.

Karen Wieditz

7.80 ACRES
3205 SQ FT
Unique Farm and Business Situated Near NJ State Park and South Jersey Beaches

Woodbine, Cape May County, New Jersey

Whoever said, “You can’t have your cake and eat it (too)” never visited the 15 acre Woodbine Equestrian Center (WEC). Located just twenty to thirty minutes from all Cape May County beaches, and less than a mile from the 21,000-acre Belleplain State Forest, it is a beach goer and outdoor lover’s paradise. Boasting a 5,900+ square foot (approximately 102’x58’) indoor riding arena, with an attached 18-stall barn, indoor hot water wash stall, and private tack room, WEC will surely fulfill your hearts desire. Add to that an 18,000+ square foot outdoor riding arena (210’x90’), GGT footing in both the indoor and outdoor arenas, outdoor cold water wash stall, manure management bin, seven additional shed row stalls, boarder tack room with 30 lockable tack boxes, private bathroom for boarders/guests, and a small barn with the capability of adding additional horse stalls there are plenty of customizations to be had. WEC is currently being run as a hunter/jumper horse boarding and training facility. The adjacent 2000 square foot feed store sells Blue Seal, and Nutrena animal feeds, as well as hay, shavings, solar salt, pet treats, and supplements. It is just like walking into a horse grocery store, but also carries items for all kinds of farm animals. At WEC, each paddock has either run out shelters or shed row stalls, 12’ entrance gates, electrified vinyl three-rail fencing, frost-free water hydrants, and 110v electric allowing for year around use. The outdoor riding arena has a vinyl gazebo with speaker system for use as a judge’s booth at horse shows. Looking for an eco-friendly farm? WEC has a 120’ windmill and the availability to install solar panels onto their large southwest facing barn roof. Not sold on the property yet? The main home is a two story, 3 bedroom, 2.5 bathroom, with laundry, kitchen, dining, and living rooms, as well as a large office and two-car garage. Attached is a 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom, mother-in-law suite rancher with laundry, kitchen, dining, and living rooms. Both sections allow for attic storage, have crawlspaces, and utilizes an automatic ignition backup generator incase of power loss. Also included is a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom, 1.5-story rental home with laundry, kitchen, and living rooms, 5’ crawlspace, and two-car detached garage. Currently being advertised on The Knot, and Wedding Spot, as well as in local ads, WEC also hosts weddings and other events on the property. Utilizing a wooden arbor, or the previously mentioned vinyl gazebo, they offer an unrivaled setting on the picturesque farm providing the perfect country chic backdrop for a romantic outdoor ceremony. Receptions, and inclement weather ceremonies, are both held in the large indoor riding arena, with plenty of space for any wedding day needs. Listed price includes necessary farm equipment to maintain property (tractor, forklift, mower, golf cart, arena drag, etc.), fully furnished main home, enough feed store inventory to maintain business during transition, wedding decorations (round hay bale bride/groom, stained wood pallets, center chandelier, drapes, lighting, etc.), indoor/outdoor arena supplies (jumps, rails, flower boxes, etc.), as well as many other items to continue the business’s success.

Scott Murdock

14.00 ACRES
4575 SQ FT
Tewksbury NJ equestrian property on +15 acres near NYC commute

Tewksbury Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

This classic 4 bedroom, 2.1 bathroom Colonial-style home is set back from the road in a neighborhood of farms and upscale homes on road on 15.09 farm-assessed acres. Rockaway Run Farm is perfect for a buyer who is looking for a property for livestock, farming or the potential to build an additional single-family home. The home’s interior includes a floor plan that flows well for day to day living while affording the spaces required for family gatherings and other entertaining. This farm-assessed property is located in one of the most desirable sections of Tewksbury Township, in Hunterdon County, near the historic village of Oldwick, and area renowned for its natural beauty, private estates, and upscale lifestyle marked by the popularity of equestrian sports related to the nearby Essex Hunt Club, United States Equestrian Team Foundation, and multiple private polo fields within the township. It is convenient to private and public schools, shopping, golf courses, country clubs, commuter highways (Interstate 78 and 287), buses and trains to New York City, and airports including Newark Liberty International Airport and smaller regional airports.

Kelly Gordon , Leaf, Realtors

15.09 ACRES
Farm Estate in Tranquil Setting of Cream Ridge, NJ

Upper Freehold, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Tranquil countryside and peaceful living is evident when you arrive at one of the most serene farm estates in Monmouth County. This charming 4 bedroom and 2 bath home has breathtaking views from every window completing this one-of-a-kind property. The kitchen's yellow pine floors, granite countertops with large island and dining area is perfect for good mornings and family dinners. The cozy and inviting family room has a doorway to a large office or extra living space with a step down into the slate floor sunroom. Use the front or rear staircases to enter either side of the home's second floor. Each bedroom has breathtaking views that complete the home's country living lifestyle. The home has four entrances that take you to each side of the property. The back covered porch leads to the inground pool and surrounding patio. The property has a large barn with a hay storage area and two horse stalls. There is a milk house building with a covered storage area. Adjacent to the pool and patio are extended storage buildings with sectioned off rooms all of which have electricity and water supply. There is a detached garage with a workshop that also has electricity. Two frost free water spouts are on the property for those cold Winter days.*In 2017 all new Thermopane windows, electrical wiring, AC, wide-plank yellow pine kitchen floor, granite counters, sink and water softener were all replaced. *New well and well pump in 2014. *New furnace and shingled roof and rain gutters in 2018. *Septic leach field was redone in 2017. Please see amenity sheet for details.

Tracey Klehr , Childers Sotheby's International Realty

7.00 ACRES

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