Luxury real estate in Woodbridge Township is the perfect answer for anyone wanting an oasis of tranquility just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of big city life.
There is something for everyone in the area. History buffs are sure to appreciate that Woodbridge Township was settled almost 350 years ago, in 1664, making it the oldest in New Jersey. There is an active Historical Preservation Committee that works to ensure the historical significance of the area is not lost. A new history museum is planned as part of the Township’s Downtown Woodbridge initiative. If health and wellness are important to you, Woodbridge is home to one of New Jersey’s Healthy Towns and was on the CNN list of top 20 Top Twenty Towns for a Healthy Retirement. There are 42 parks and many golf courses nearby. Beach goers are just a short 40 minute drive from the famous Jersey Shore. The Arts community is alive and well, hosting art shows, concerts, poetry readings and the like at the Barron Art Center and if you love the night life, New York City is less than an hour from your door!
There is also a significant focus on education in Woodbridge. The Woodbridge Township Education Foundation, Inc. is made up of business, municipal and school officials who work together to create an environment of enhanced learning opportunity for their students. More than 90% of high school graduates pursue higher education and the district consistently exceeds that state averages on standardized tests. There are 24 schools in the public school system as well as many private schools to choose from as well as the oldest vocational training program in the state.
There is ample shopping close at hand as each community has maintained a downtown shopping area making it easy to shop local at the many family businesses in a pedestrian friendly setting. If you prefer to do your shopping at a mall, The Woodbridge Center offers more than 1.6 million square feet of retail space with anchors like Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Sears, Dick’s Sporting Goods and J. C. Penney. Most national retailers have stores in the township so there is truly something for everyone! There are many dining and entertainment options available, from large chains to local eateries. There are also a wide variety of accommodations available. You never have far to go to find a good time in the Woodbridge.
With a population of just over 100,000, Woodbridge is located in the northern part of Middlesex County, is made up of the following ten small cities, each with its own unique personality: Avenel, Colonia, Fords, Hopelawn, Iselin, Keasbey, Menlo Park Terrace, Port Reading, Sewaren and Woodbridge proper. The Township offers excellent access to the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway, Routes 1,9,287,35 and 27 as well as offering access to New York City via Staten Island on Route 440. Amtrak, the North Jersey Cost Line and the New Jersey Transit provide rail access to Manhattan and points north and to Philadelphia and points south. Bus transportation is also an option and you’re only 14 miles south of Newark International Airport.
In March of 1992, the Township incorporated the Woodbridge Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO). The agency is tasked with attracting new business while helping existing businesses thrive. Since its inception, WEDCO has helped create over 6,000 jobs through expansions and relocations. The access to road, rail and water make the Township an attractive place for industry and warehousing.
What’s not to love about owning luxury real estate in Woodbridge Township? You can enjoy the best that life has to offer in a forward thinking community with a strong focus on the growth, the arts, health, recreation and education. Come see Woodbridge Township today!
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