Watchung

   

 

TWIN BROOKS COUNTRY CLUB WATCHUNG

 

Watchung, that sweeps across the Watchung Mountain Range offers spectacular views of NYC from the skyline ridge of Johnston Drive- overlooking the entire valley- clear to New York.  Unlike many bedroom communities, Watchung offers large properties, undulating hills, narrow winding roads, abundant wildlife and two lakes:  Lake Watchung and Best Lake.

Above photo showcases the beautiful links of Twin Brooks CC described as one of the most scenic courses in the Northeast.  Typically, new homes are in the 5,000 - 8,000 square foot range while many antique, historical colonials are  charmingly interspersed among the newer subdivisions.   Large homes are sprinkled throughout the borough and because of a shortage of building lots many older homes have been demolished and replaced with larger homes.  This is particularly evident on Johnston Drive where commanding views of the Manhattan skyline is in full view- more than 20 miles away.

Luxury homes that offer 6,500 square feet with 5 or more bedrooms are evident in Tudor-style, or newer Bucks County style colonials- also evident are smaller colonials, ranches and Cape-Cod styles available on less than an acre near Lake Watchung.  Town home condominiums are located with easy access to Rt. 78 and Rt. 22 known as Stonegate offering 72 three bedroom luxury town home choices. Also Lakeside Villas a community of 52 town homes age restricted for 55+ are available as well as the newly constructed Monterey Towers a two-story building offering 13 luxury, exclusive units ranging in floor space of 1,800 - 3,400 S.F. of amazing living.

You may expect an excellent education within Watchung Hills Regional High School- a Blue Ribbon school (one of 266 nationwide); Bayberry School and Valley View School.   The schools are highly rated and offer a diverse and challenging curriculum.  Culturally, the Watchung Art Center, a venue for the performing arts is located near Lake Watchung featuring jazz, folk music, photography classes, art classes and exhibits and comedy shows- all open to the public.

Trailside Nature and Science Center, the Watchung Reservation and jogging paths are nearby.  

Shopping ,restaurants (Water and Wine on the lake) spas (Stress Relief Spa and Snap Fitness)  deli's, florists, Jeweler, pizza shops- banks, it's all here. The Blue Star Shopping Center is a convenient drive.  Happily- the Short Hills Mall is a mere 13 miles away. What else could a girl ask for?

RELOCATING? With over 32 years' experience as a certified Real Estate Relocation Specialist I am able to provide informative, first-hand knowledge about Watchung.  Guiding you with your specific needs and with seasoned honest advice I offer guidance with schools, property values and quality of life transitions.  

Call me for an in-depth look at this wonderful community- the proof will be in the amazing results!  Call Judy

           

 

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