Basking Ridge

Basking Ridge

Basking Ridge Real Estate And Community Information


Part of greater Bernards Township, Basking Ridge is a great community from homebuyers

$100,000 - $400,000
$400,000 - $600,000
$600,000 - $800,000
$800,000 - $1,000,000
Over $1,000,000

looking in Somerset County. This community of around 27,000 people has much to offer its residents. There is a strong local economy within Basking Ridge, with the headquarters of national corporations such as Verizon Wireless and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers located in town. Residents are also able to commute to the major metropolitan areas for work easily due to the extensive transportation network. Downtown Basking Ridge is filled with delicious restaurants and unique stores. Families love the award winning local schools and excellent recreational facilities. Come discover all that the charming, historic Basking Ridge real estate has to offer!


Parks and Recreation in Basking Ridge

There are many excellent recreational facilities located throughout Basking Ridge for residents to enjoy time outside. Bernards Township Parks & Recreation Department manages numerous parks and facilities in the community. These parks offer several great amenities. Dunham Park (Liberty Corner Road) has a great children’s playground, disc-golf course, roller rink, and bike paths. Pleasant Valley Park (3405 Valley Road) has numerous athletic courts and fields, a playground, trails, and the Community Pool. For those that like to practice their golf swing, the Coakley-Russo Memorial Golf Course (151 Knollcroft Road, Lyons) is a 9 hole community golf course. Other parks in the community are managed by the Somerset County Park Commission. Lord Stirling Park covers over 925 acres and is located along the Passaic River. It is comprised of two major areas. The Environmental Education Center (190 Lord Stirling Road) is perfect for anyone that likes to explore the great outdoors. There is a system of trails that leads visitors through diverse ecosystems, such as forests, fields, and marshes. The center provides great nature education programming throughout the year. The Lord Stirling Stable (256 South Maple Avenue) is an equestrian center with indoor and outdoor arenas and trails for horseback riding. However you like to stay active, you will surely find a great facility to do it in Basking Ridge!

Education in Basking Ridge, NJ

The community of Basking Ridge is dedicated to providing students in kindergarten through 12th grade with an excellent education. Residents in Basking Ridge attend Bernards Township School District. This district has been recognized statewide and nationally for its academic and extracurricular achievements. In fact, educational review website Niche named this district the 72nd best in the entire nation for 2017! There are 6 schools within this district and the majority are located within Basking Ridge. Students in kindergarten through 5th attend Cedar Hill Elementary School (100 Peachtree Road), Liberty Corner Elementary School (61 Church Street, Liberty Corner), Mount Prospect Elementary School (111 Hansom Road), or Oak Street Elementary School (70 West Oak Street). William Annin Middle School (70 Quincy Road) educates students in 6th through 8th and Ridge High School (268 South Finley Avenue) educates those in 9th through 12th grade. There are also several excellent non-denominational private schools located in Basking Ridge. These schools include Somerset Hills Montessori School (173 Madisonville Road), for toddlers through 1st grade, Mendham Country Day School (204 Morristown Road), for students in prekindergarten through 6th, and Pingry School - Basking Ridge Campus (131 Martinsville Road), for middle and high school. Each of these schools have a strong dedication to academic excellence.   

Health and Transportation in Basking Ridge, NJ

Basking Ridge residents have access to many excellent medical facilities located within the township and in Somerset County. There are two comprehensive hospitals located within 20 minutes of Basking Ridge which offer emergency services as well as inpatient and outpatient care. These hospitals are Morristown Memorial (100 Madison Avenue, Morristown) and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (110 Rehill Avenue, Somerville). There are many family medicine practices and urgent care facilities in Basking Ridge, such as Astrahealth Center (18 Lyons Mall). Basking Ridge is also home to Memorial Sloan Kettering Basking Ridge (136 Mountain View Boulevard), which provides world class cancer diagnostic services and treatment.

It is easy to travel from Basking Ridge to anywhere in the northeast thanks to the excellent transportation network and services in the area. There are two major interstates that run directly through the township. Interstate 78 provides routes to Newark, New York City, and Pennsylvania. Interstate 287 takes drivers north to upstate New York and south to Edison. Basking Ridge and Lyons train stations offer rail service through New Jersey Transit’s Gladstone Branch, allowing residents to commute to Newark, Hoboken, and other local communities without using their personal vehicle. For anyone needing to travel beyond the region for business or pleasure, Newark Liberty International Airport (3 Brewster Road, Newark) is located 27 miles away.  

Contact Information

Michelle Reedy and Alan Swider
Keller Williams Towne Square Realty
222 Mt. Airy Road
Basking Ridge NJ 07920
Alan: 908-415-1557 Michelle: 908-872-7266