Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore

Jersey Shore Real Estate And Community Information


The Jersey Shore is a paradise for residents of all ages. The shore encompasses 141 miles of coastline along the Atlantic Ocean from Perth Amboy down to Cape May Point. There are many communities on the shore that offer great places for home buyers. In particular, those cities in Ocean County have much to offer their residents. Ocean County is home to endless dining, shopping, and entertainment options, excellent schools, beautiful beaches, fun boardwalks, and more. Although a popular tourist destination, the Jersey Shore is the perfect place to call home all year round.  




Jersey Shore Communities


Bay Head is located on Barnegat Peninsula. This charming historic town is a small coastal community that is perfect for families looking for a quiet, beach setting. There are many unique boutiques, restaurants, and other essential amenities within walking distance of all of the neighborhoods in town. Students in Bay Head attend Bay Head Elementary School (145 Grove Street) while in kindergarten through 8th grade. Home buyers will find a wide variety of housing options in this town. It is known for its stunning Victorian properties. There are other single family homes and modern condos located throughout town. Bay Head Homes for Sale


Brick Township is one of the larger communities on the shore. This ensures that residents have access to all the amenities that they could desire while also enjoy a beautiful setting on the coast. There are many recreational facilities, shopping, and dining options. Brick has three of its own community beaches for residents to spend ample time outside. Students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade attend Brick Township Public Schools, which operates 8 elementary schools, 2 middle schools, and 2 high schools. There are many real estate options for home buyers, from condos to estates. Brick Township Homes for Sale


Lavallette residents enjoy a life on the water with the small city being bordered by Barnegat Bay on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other. This ideal family community has beautiful beaches, delicious restaurants, unique shops, and a close proximity to other coastal towns. Students in kindergarten through 8th grade attend Lavellette School (105 Brooklyn Avenue). Lavallette only covers around a square mile of space meaning that the real estate market is small but there are a variety of housing options that home buyers will enjoy. Lavallette Homes for Sale



Mantaloking is one of the most highly sought after communities on New Jersey’s Gold Coast. Students in this community attend school in the nearby communities of Bay Head and Point Pleasant. All homes in Mantaloking are close to the water. Considered one of the wealthiest communities in the state, there are stunning homes available for sale. Mantoloking Township Homes for Sale


Point Pleasant is bordered by the Manasquan River and Barnegat Bay. This city has one of New Jersey’s premiere boardwalks. This area has a thriving shopping district and endless entertainment venues for all ages to enjoy. Students in grades kindergarten through 12th attend Point Pleasant Borough Schools, which operates 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. Whether you are looking for a river property or a home in a quiet residential neighborhood, there is something for everyone in Point Pleasant. Point Pleasant Township Homes for Sale


Seaside Park is a favorite spot of the Jersey Shore for both residents and visitors. There are endless recreational water activities to enjoy on the pristine beaches. Students in Seaside Park attend school in the surrounding communities of Lavellette and Toms River. The real estate market in this city offers a wide variety of established homes, beachfront condos, and more. Seaside Park Homes for Sale


Toms River Township is home to many distinct communities, including Seaside Heights, Ocean Beach, Normandy Beach, and Ortley Beach. This large township covers more than 40 square miles of land. There is much to do in Toms River. With fun boardwalks, beautiful beaches, countless restaurants and stores, and many essential amenities, families find the perfect home in Toms River. Students in the township attend Toms River Regional Schools, which has 12 elementary schools, 3 intermediate schools, and 3 high schools. The large size of Toms River means that there are diverse housing options in a variety of neighborhood settings. Toms River Township Homes for Sale




Parks and Recreation in Jersey Shore


Recreational activities are endless at the Jersey Shore. With its location on the shore, it is easy to spend ample time on the water. Residents enjoy surfing, swimming, boating, fishing, and more on the waterways in the area. In addition, there are beautiful natural landscapes for people to be outdoors. The Ocean County Department of Parks and Recreation operates 20 Parks, 4 conservation areas, and golf courses which cumulatively cover over 4,000 acres of land. There are many excellent parks located throughout the area. Beaver Dam Creek County Park (3430 Bridge Avenue, Point Pleasant) has tidal wetlands, playgrounds, tennis courts, a basketball court, softball fields, and multipurpose athletic fields within its 40 acres. Cactus Island County Park (1170 Cattus Island Boulevard, Toms River) covers over 530 acres. There are 7 miles of trails to enjoy walking and biking near Barnegat Bay. In the winter, residents can enjoy cross country skiing. This park is also home to the Cooper Environmental Center where visitors can learn more about native plants and wildlife. Golf lovers will enjoy Ocean County Golf Course (301 Chambers Bridge Road, Brick). No matter how you like to spend time being active outdoors, the Jersey Shore offers something for you and your family.

Health and Transportation in Jersey Shore

There are many excellent health care facilities for residents in Ocean County to utilize when needed. Several of these facilities are recognized for providing excellent medical care for their patients. RWJBarnabas Health’s Community Medical Center (99 Highway 37 West, Toms River) and Ocean Medical Center (425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick) are comprehensive hospitals that provide emergency services as well as long term and surgical medical care. The Children's Specialized Hospital operates 2 locations in Toms River (368 Lakehurst Road and 94 Stevens Road) for long term and outpatient pediatric care. The Ocean Care Center (1517 Richmond Avenue, Point Pleasant) provides urgent care for minor emergencies. For families looking for a general medical practice, Meridian Primary Care (1028 Hooper Avenue, Toms River) provides primary care.

Residents in Jersey Shore have access to an excellent transportation network throughout the region. US Route 9 runs north and south along the coast, providing easy commuting for shore residents. It connects New Jersey to Delaware and New York. Interstate 195, located on the northern edge of Ocean County, runs to the west, connecting the shore to Trenton and the other major interstates further inland. NJ Transit runs several routes in the area for the convenience of residents. The Shore Express provides express rail service to and from Penn Station in New York City to  multiple stations in Jersey Shore, including Bay Head and Point Pleasant Beach. There are several airports located near Ocean County for residents looking to travel outside of the immediate area. Trenton-Mercer Airport (1100 Terminal Circle Drive, Ewing Township) offers domestic commercial flights to certain destinations and is located approximately 45 minutes away. Atlantic City International Airport (101 Atlantic City Int'l Airport #106, Egg Harbor Township) is 50 minutes away and offers domestic and international flights.

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