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 a working farm 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. A large spring-fed pond 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 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. 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. 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 2000 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 end of June Please call Mark Werner listing Broker: Werner Realty 973) 657-1400 markwerner@topproducer.com

Mark Werner , Werner Realty - Mark Werner 1465 Union Valley Road, West Milford NJ Cell:(973) 657-1400 Business:(973) 657-9222

56.00 ACRES
6000 SQ FT
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, Monmouth and Ocean Counties

7.00 ACRES
Broker / Owner

Elmer, Salem County, New Jersey

Luxurious Country Estate featuring a custom built 4,776 SF home situated on a sprawling 52 acres! The home is accessed from a long winding driveway offering complete privacy. The main entrance to the home is a welcoming central foyer with a center hall staircase. A formal dining room and living room are off to each side, both featuring wood burning fire places. The gourmet kitchen is of grandiose scale offering plenty of space for cooking and entertaining. The breakfast area is generously filled with natural light from the surrounding windows including a large center Palladian. The floor plan, although traditional, offers more depth than expected creating a wonderful outdoor courtyard. The courtyard includes an inground swimming pool as a featured amenity but is enhanced by its connection to its functional surroundings from which it is accessed from, including the Great Room, Kitchen, and Pool House. The Pool House is fit out with a full bath room, dressing area, entertainment area and is attached to a 3-car garage. The first floor also features an office and an additional bedroom / den. The second floor features a master bedroom with master bath as well as three additional bedrooms serviced by two full bathrooms. This home offers comfortable living with plenty of space for indoor as well as outdoor activities. *** You can also rest at ease knowing that the sellers have spared no expense in installing Brand New, State of the Art, High Efficiency Heating and Air Conditioning Systems. The EnergyStar Daikin ComfortPro Air Conditioner and AirTemp Furnace are well equipped to keep you comfortable and worry-free. Combined with the home's solar panel array, these units will result in substantial savings for years to come. ***

Joseph Penzone , Penzone Realty

51.42 ACRES
4776 SQ FT
Prime Location! 25 Ac Equestrian Farm! Long Valley NJ

Washington Township, Morris County, New Jersey

A Fantastic Equestrian Estate. Great Location. Colonial style home in the heart of Long Valley set upon 25 pristine acres. A short drive to NYC and all majors commuting routes. This home is offering 4 bedrooms 2.5 baths full of character and charm with updates throughout. A second living quarters has been added to property. Wonderful views all around the home, An outdoor pool and patio for entertaining. Enjoy the bier garden relax under the pine trees. In the rear of the property are 12 plus acres of open fields. All of this tucked away on 25 acres of level grounds. Set aside the Columbia Trail. Fantastic Setting here! I hour to NYC. Owner willing to help with mortgage! The Horse Facility has 22 stalls in 3 barns (there is room for more), wash-stalls, 3 Tack-Rooms, Indoor-Ring(170X76) Sand / Rubber footing, Out-Door-ring (180X100), 10 all fenced acres with worry free PCV and electric guard fencer. Stream on property. Mature groomed shrubs and trees. 22 usable acres, trout stocked stream and right next to nature pass (Columbia/Patriot's Pass) to ride, bike, hike or just wander...... A happy home for the entire family ! Good features are - Very low Property Taxes of approx. $13,000.00 for the whole Estate and a Solar Set-up on the roof of the 80'X160' foot building takes care of of the compound's entire electricity needs. Owner can help with financing. #Farms #Barns #Horses #NJ Farms #Land #NJ#Equestrian Center#Trails #Horse backriding # Moving

Annette Lonsky , Top Value Realty

25.00 ACRES
35.30 Acre Farm overlooking a beautiful view in Warren County New Jersey

Phillipsburg, Warren County, New Jersey

35.30 Acre Farm overlooking a beautiful view of the valley. Farm includes a 3.7 Acre Subdivided Lot with well and septic approvals included! If privacy is what you want, you will get it with your own private gated lane! Million Dollar view! House equipped with security system, Geothermal, and Generator. 3 story barn restored with architectural shingles slate roof look, out buildings, and work shop, complete with water and electric. Pond with water cress. 4 Fenced pastures w/running water and electric! Farm assessed. NOTE: Property perfect for working farm, farm living, weekend getaway, artist or craftsmen! Convenient to 3 airports, Rt 78, Rt 22, and Rt 80!

Maureen Treich , Remax Supreme

34.00 ACRES
Centrally located 12+ acre farm with 12 stall barn with indoor & outdoor arenas

Wall Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey

An unprecedented five bedroom farmhouse on almost 13 level acres includes a state-of-the-art Amish-built horse barn with 12 stalls. This scenic equestrian property also includes numerous paddocks, indoor and outdoor arenas, and a refreshing in-ground swimming pool with cabana. Energy efficient geothermal heating is a notable feature for lowering utility costs. This gracious farmhouse offers many spaces to work, entertain and relax. Oversized and light-filled, the front hall designed with a Juliet balcony is flanked by formal dining and living rooms featuring gleaming coffee-colored hardwood floors. The heart-of-the-home kitchen presents white cabinetry, a granite center island and a large dining area where a window wall overlooks the pool and backyard. From the kitchen, a convenient au pair suite has a full bathroom and private entrance. Mud, laundry and powder rooms, plus a back staircase and entrance to the two-car attached garage, complete this part of the home. The family room is anchored by a cozy wood-burning fireplace capped in a decorative wood mantel. An expansive home office space has nine-foot ceilings, a circular nook and an abundance of natural light. The office’s adjoining full bath could make this space an inviting guest bedroom. A sweeping front staircase has a roomy landing and double doors opening to the master suite. This owners retreat is a gorgeous space with two walk-in cedar lined closets and two additional cedar lined double door closets. The marble master bath is appointed with a jetted tub, oversized shower with dual heads, fluted columns and two Corian-topped sink vanities. Three more bedrooms, two full baths and a convenient laundry room are also upstairs. The full, carpeted basement has areas for television, billiards and exercise. An adjoining utility room houses a commercial dehumidifier system and a unique geothermal heating system that keeps monthly heating and air-conditioning costs minimal. Built in 2006, the Amish-built barn ensures functionality with many thoughtful modern features. Each of the twelve stalls has Nelson automatic waterer systems, wall-mounted hay feeders and salt licks, a fan and an open rafter roof system for optimal ventilation. Frost-free hydrants, tack stations, bridle and blanket hooks, and an air compressor are just a few of the additional features. A convenient office, tack room, feed room and wash stall are further amenities. The full kitchen and lounge area overlook the 160 x 80-foot indoor arena with dust-free rinsed sand. This arena has three double door entrances to the outside and one entrance to the main barn. Outside the barn are ten main paddocks, each with convenient alleyways between, plus two hospital paddocks and one stifle paddock. Five southwest facing run-in sheds are additional features. The run-in sheds are situated to take advantage of the sunlight and provide warmth for the horses in the winter. The 200 x 100-foot outdoor arena with its own sprinkler systems is flanked by a U-shaped and final paddock. All paddocks are equipped with Nelson waterer systems and have easy access to the 5 frost-free hydrants. The final feature of the unique farmhouse is a maintenance-free deck adjoining the kitchen offering a six-person 400-gallon hot tub. The deck overlooks a 40 x 20-foot saltwater heated pool with a cabana including a kitchenette, bath and changing area. Allaire Farm backs to the 3,000-plus acre Allaire State Park with its network of riding trails. Conveniently located near the Garden State Parkway and I- 95 but also minutes to Jersey Shore beaches, this vacation-at-home property is a rare offering in Wall Township.

Charlotte Drinkwater , Turpin Real Estate

12.80 ACRES
7693 SQ FT
Majestic brick­ - front colonial nestled on 4.6 acres in Millstone Township

Millstone, Monmouth County, New Jersey

Majestic brick­-front colonial nestled on 4.6 acres in Millstone Township. Grand entrance foyer with 20 foot ceilings, impressive radius­ arched window, gleaming floors and four closets. This home was the model unit for the development and has numerous upgrades. Every last detail and finishing touch was carefully added, including wainscoting, crown molding and tray ceilings throughout. Magnificent great room with 20 foot ceilings and custom fireplace. Sun­ drenched parlor with hardwood floors, ceiling fans, recessed lighting. Perfect for entertaining!

Jeffrey Kagan , KP Edgestone Realty

4.68 ACRES
5087 SQ FT

Sandyston, Sussex County, New Jersey

This Custom Cape on nearly 2 acres offers 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. All large rooms. Wood burning fireplace & stove in Living Room & Family Room! Beautiful level yard with large walk out deck! Barn currently used as garage but can easily be converted back to a 3 stall barn / Back side of barn has a large lean-to. Country living with nearby outdoor activities including State Parks, Delaware River, Championship Golf Courses, Mountain Creek Ski Resort and much more. Sussex County, New Jersey's best kept secret. Come see!!

Eva Bonner , CLEARVIEW Realty

1.89 ACRES
1778 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
Rustic Farm in Monmouth County

Millstone, Monmouth County, New Jersey

28+ acres of pristine farm land located in Western Monmouth county. This working farm has been in the family since the 60s. Original 1850s rustic farmhouse has EIK, 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. Second building (aka the hunting lodge) has 2 bedrooms, EIK and a living room. A barn with two stalls; two story second barn used as working shed. Bring the horses and ride away or enjoy the land as you swim in your in-ground pool over looking your crops/horses/winery. Let your imagination soar with possibilities. Open House May 11th Noon to 3pm

Patrick Thompson , Synergy International Real Estate

28.25 ACRES
1400 SQ FT

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