New Jersey isn’t only known for the Jersey Shore. With its attractive residential communities and numerous historic sites, Somerset, New Jersey, is a standout community on its own. In this area, you will find many homes available for sale including beautiful single- and multi-family residences. There are also eye-catching estates and ranch-style abodes.
As New Jersey’s 13th most populous county as of 2010, Somerset is increasing its population year after year. Its close proximity to New York makes it a coveted area, especially for those who want to enjoy the city but live in a more relaxed environment. Somerset is also only a car trip away from other major cities. The community is a melting pot of people of different races and backgrounds. As of 2012, Somerset had the highest number of college graduates when compared to other areas in New Jersey. Relational to its number of graduates, along with other factors, Somerset is one of the wealthiest counties in the United States.
Traveling around Somerset, you may notice the breathtaking scenery displayed through the many parks and preserves. Residents enjoy hiking and biking at parks such as Washington Valley Park or boating at the Delaware and Raritan Canal. Some stroll around just to enjoy the views at places like Colonial Park with its impressive rose garden. Since hiking and biking aren’t the only things to do in Somerset, many partake in other activities. Some enjoy dining at restaurants, while others choose to indulge in theatre and arts. Golf enthusiasts putt at courses like the Trump National Gold Club in Bedminster. Transportation to these places isn’t a problem, as locals can travel by foot and car or use the New Jersey Transit or other public bus transportation. Natives love the fact that they can call Somerset home. Search our listings to find the perfect Somerset home for you.