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
Thornewood Farm

Stockton, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Thornewood Farm is truly one of the most awe-inspiring and peaceful Estate properties in the region. Located in Stockton, New Jersey, an easy commute – just 50 miles from either NYC or Philadelphia. This world-class equestrian property makes a great country home as an escape from city life, or a full-time residence. Encompassing 36 acres of fertile, pristine grounds and picturesque views from every angle, including 9 acres of wooded area behind the house that not only provides privacy, but offers trails leading to the brook and beyond. The 12,000 sq. ft. estate was thoughtfully designed and built to comfortably accommodate family, friends, and guests along with multiple offices with private entrances, making entertaining and working from this “great escape” a dream come true.

Morgan Gonzalez , eXp Realty | Private Collection

36.00 ACRES
12000 SQ FT

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. If you want a larger 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 before Christmas and enjoy the winter wonderland!! 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
6000 SQ FT
Scenic Horse Property in the Heart of Hunterdon County

Flemington, Hunterdon County, New Jersey

For the entrepreneur looking to begin or expand upon an equine business, this horse property in the heart of Hunterdon's scenic countryside offers everything you'd want in a working farm. On unpreserved farm-assessed acreage, the barn features a heated tack room, wash stall, electricity and 7 stalls that vary in size. While you grow your business, enjoy living in the vintage farmhouse on the property that dates back to the early 19th century. Although it has been expanded over time and has many wonderful modern amenities like newer bathrooms and an updated kitchen, 2006 septic, and newer utilities including a 12000 watt solar system to offset the electric bill, the original pumpkin pine floors and hand-hewn beamed ceilings add to the overall character.

Nancy Woodard-Bourke , Callaway Henderson Sotheby's International Realty

7.00 ACRES
Stunning equestrian estate / superb grand home +3 more houses on property

Jackson Township, Ocean County, New Jersey

One of a kind luxury horse farm situated in rural Jackson.The 10 acre farm boasts 3 additional living quarters (aside from main house). 10,000 sq. ft of pavers, a tennis court,an outdoor heated pool, an indoor heated pool and sauna in a separate recreational center ,2 acres of wedded trails, and a lovely spring fed pond are just some of the amenities that make this farm really special. The 4,700 sq. ft. custom main house has a fabulous kitchen with hardwood floor and granite counter-tops. A large living-room,dining room, and family room on main floor make for great entertaining.. Second story has 5 bedrooms including a master suite with unique architectural ceilings. An over-sized deck which exits 2 of the bedrooms gives a breathtaking panoramic view of the property.A 12 stall barn has a lovely 3 bedroom apartment on top of it which features central air,central vac and a 600 sq. ft. deck with an impressing view . A cozy 1 bedroom guesthouse rounds out the living quarters. 10 well kept paddocks each with its own run-in are all extremely well maintained . For horse lovers who want to live in luxury ....WELCOME HOME!

Malky Schreiber , Imperial Real Estate

10.00 ACRES
4700 SQ FT

Branchville, Sussex County, New Jersey

8-Stall 36’ x 72’ Kistler Barn with one of the most convenient barn set ups to date. 3 dutch door stalls with access to paddock off barn, 6 paddocks all with run in sheds three 10’x 24’ and one 10x14, sand footing in outdoor riding ring 90’x 140’. Wash stall with hot & cold water, heated tack room, triple bin feed storage & 300 bale storage within barn.

This Dutch Colonial boasts a large open kitchen and dining room that opens into a cozy country family room with wood-burning stove. In addition, a formal living room off the entrance foyer. Upstairs is an expansive master suite with separate sitting room or office. Washer / Dryer hookup within the master bath. 

Top this off with a finished basement which includes a full bath, library, workshop with walkout wilco doors. 2nd washer dryer hookup for washing horse blankets etc. Possible in-law suite could be outfitted. Fuel efficient Pella windows throughout! 
REMARKS: Fencing repairs in progress, 3 Bed Septic, Quick Closing available

Eva Bonner , CLEARVIEW Realty

7.56 ACRES
2624 SQ FT
Multi - Generational Home and horse farm on 10 ACRES.

Tabernacle, Burlington County, New Jersey

Incredible 10 ACRE Farm w/Multi-Generational Home. Surrounded by preserved farmland. One 4 Bedroom/3.5 bath farmhouse. Attached In-Law suite 1 Bed/1 Bath/Kitchen, LR, DR, Walk-In-Closet, Laundry and Deck overlooking property all located above the three-car garage. Long drive-way .Q-Farm Status w/reduced taxes. 3- 4-Stahl Barn (36'x24'),tack room, run-in shed. 2 paddocks. Dressage riding ring with stone dust floor. Enclosed Pergola Deck area w/two other decks. Open pastures w/fencing. In-ground Pool w/diving board. Three Car Garage. Wrap-Around Porch. The home has been updated throughout. Located within a cul-de-sac at the farthest end of the court. Partially wooded, mostly open flat land. TAXES: $14,587 for the one acre w/buildings/$49.00 for the additional 9 Acres as ZONED Q-FARM status.

kathleen adams , BHHS Fox & Roach Realtors, Medford NJ

10.00 ACRES
4086 SQ FT
23+ Acre Riverfront Horse Farm

Mahwah, Bergen County, New Jersey

Situated along the Ramapo River, the Greenwich architectural firm of Shope, Reno and Wharten created a unique 5 bedroom Hampton's style stone and shingle masterpiece which was built by James Nigro with no expense spared. The views are breathtaking and extraordinary. The 9 stall barn opens to a limestone jumping area, expansive paddocks and trails along the river. Above the stalls is a massive artist loft with separate living quarters encompassing 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Infinity pool, hot tub, stone BBQ, generator and so much more make this a once in a lifetime opportunity. Additional 1.2 acres with 2 antique homes available to purchase.

Vicki Gaily , Special Properties , Div. of Brook Hollow Group Inc. Realtors

23.80 ACRES
Custom Built Home on 10 Acres! 2 Barns! Pool, Pasture and much more...

Shamong, Burlington County, New Jersey

Custom build rancher with 5 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms on almost 10 acres of flat fenced ground. In ground pool with fence. 2 barns and shed for equipment. Great Location! Good Schools!

Sharon Denney-Wristbridge , Berkshire Hathaway Home services

9.95 ACRES
3435 SQ FT

Jackson Township, Ocean County, New Jersey

**WE HAVE MANY FARMS AVAILABLE FOR SALE! Contact Stacy @ SButewicz@gmail.com to find yours!** The total equestrian package – charming home, center aisle barn & inground pool! Set back from the road for privacy is this quaint farmette which has so much to offer on almost 6 acres. The 4 bedroom 2.5 bath Colonial home lends itself to a spacious floor plan & modern amenities such as hardwood floors, new paint, kitchen w/ granite counters, family room w/ sliding door to deck that leads to expansive views of the inground pool, paddocks & property. The second level has 4 bedrooms including the cozy master suite w/ full bath. The farm features include a 7 stall concrete center aisle barn, 5 paddocks, outdoor arena currently used for jumping, wash stall w/ hot/cold water & a combination feed/tack room. Come take advantage of this horse farm package that doesn't often come onto the market!

Stacy Butewicz , Keller Williams - Butewicz Equestrian Lifestyle Realty

5.89 ACRES
IMMACULATE FARM W/ BEAUTIFUL HOME INDOOR! 30 Minutes to booming Cape May Beaches

Woodbine, Cape May County, New Jersey

**WE HAVE MANY FARMS AVAILABLE FOR SALE! Contact Stacy @ SButewicz@gmail.com to find yours!** Welcome to Cape May County's premier equestrian property...Woodbine Equestrian Center! Stunning 13 acre farm assessed property has been meticulously maintained by current owners & enjoys positive income potential from an assortment of farm related activities. Unparalleled location to Cape May's renowned beaches, 20 minutes to Avalon/Stone Harbor, 25 minutes to Wildwood & 30 minutes to Cape May, allow this property to take full advantage of a tourist friendly county. W.E.C. currently operates 3 established businesses from its location: full scale hunter/jumper equestrian center offering horse boarding (18 stalls;indoor arena), training & lessons; horse/livestock feed/grain & farm supply store; & recently expanded destination wedding venue w/ ability to host indoor/outdoor weddings. With it's acres of sparkling 3 board vinyl fencing across acres of paddocks, the property is a showplace for equestrians. Equestrian facilities include: 102x58 INDOOR riding arena w/ attached 18 stall center aisle barn w/ wash stall & private tack room; 210x90 outdoor riding arena w/ gazebo & speaker system; GGT footing in both arenas; outdoor wash stall; tack "cottage" with 30 storage areas for boarders; boarder/rider lounge with bathroom; & additional barn w/ ability to convert to stalls. Paddocks are reinforced with electric fencing, include frost free water hydrants & electric access. Operational 2000+ sq ft feed/grain/farm supply store is a vendor for the Nutrena brand of horse/livestock feeds & also displays an inventory of farm & pet supplies in its newly built metal building with 2 oversize bays. The wedding venue in itself, currently advertising in The Knot, has found tremendous success in it's ability to host a country farm wedding while capitalizing on Cape May County's local tourism industry of beaches, dining, vineyards & attractions. Not to be overlooked on the property is the impeccably maintained 3 bedroom 2.5 bath charming Colonial home w/ attached 1 level ranch 2 bed 2 bath in-law-suite, both with backup generator access. Farm equipment, store inventory & wedding venue equipment negotiable to allow for a smooth transition of an already successful & respected business. Tremendous opportunity at this equestrian center & farm property with a sought after location create a lifestyle that cannot be duplicated!

Stacy Butewicz , Keller Williams - Butewicz Equestrian Lifestyle Realty

13.00 ACRES
4575 SQ FT

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