Bernards Township

This is the formal name for Basking Ridge; sections also known as Lyons, Liberty Corner, and West Millington



More commonly known as Basking Ridge the township consists of sections: Basking Ridge, Lyons, Liberty Corner, and West Millington.  The Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge and Lord Stirling Park are located here as well as a state-of-the-art YMCA and several charming parks.  Basking Ridge has some of the finest schools in the state and is surrounded by private schools: Pingry School, Far Hills Country Day School and nearby Gill St. Bernards. The Bridgewater Mall and Short Hills Mall are just a short drive away and many fine restaurants dot the area.   Homes range from private single-family to charming townhomes; many are located on the New Jersey National Golf Course located in "The Hills" section of the township.  

Pleasant Valley Park is the largest town-owned park with a 111-acre parcel featuring: baseball, softball, and soccer fields, tennis courts, paddle-ball courts, and an amphitheater for summer performances.  Pleasant Valley Pool is located here featuring a kiddie pool and play areas as well as an Olympic-sized pool (that my children used to practice for swim team events.

New construction still exists: the latest being located on Mine Brook Road- called Mine Brook Farm, a new eco-friendly sustainable-designed community with 12 homes in all to be built.  Features include walking paths, fish pond, clubhouse barn organic gardens, tennis courts, and acres of meadows. Other new development starts are in the works- just ask me for your personal tour!

Come, play, and enjoy the best of what the Somerset Hills area has to offer!

For complete town information:      Call Judy

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
It's walkable to restaurant
Easy commutes
Good transit
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Environmental Center
Neighborhood Watch
Emphasis on Sports and Academics
USGA and YMCA nearby
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