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Living in Colts Neck, NJ

A community located in central New Jersey, Colts Neck is known for its horse farming history, spacious homes, lovely small town atmosphere, and position along the Jersey Shore. Just 45 miles south of New York City, Colts Neck is very much within one of the world's most bustling regions as well. Hence, living in Colts Neck means you get to enjoy suburban pleasures while still having access to all the fun of the big city.

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Things to Do in Colts Neck

From numerous golf courses that challenge your game to shopping the day away at Monmouth Mall, there are many exciting activities in Colts Neck, New Jersey. If you love the outdoors, you'll find plenty to satisfy you in Colts Neck, including Thompson Park, a sizable natural area with hiking trails, an off-leash dog area, a fishing lake, tennis courts, and even historic buildings. Dorbrook Park Recreation Area is another great facility if you're looking to exercise on a nice day. If you're wanting to relax on the beach, the Jersey Shore and all of its sand is just a 12-mile drive away.

Colts Neck Town Hall is a sight to see. Featuring superb architecture, the grounds here are also home to an arboretum, lake, and woodlands. In Colts Neck, New Jersey, you will also discover Naval Weapons Station Earle, a United States Navy base that's been in use since World War II.

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Housing in Colts Neck

As you look for homes for sale in Colts Neck, you will most likely see single-family dwellings. These homes range from simple three-bedroom, Cape Cod-style houses to large Victorian-style mansions. While detached houses make up the high majority of Colts Neck real estate, there are some town homes; additionally, to make housing more affordable for folks, many larger homes have been sectioned into multi-unit homes and now are small apartment buildings. Regardless of whether you want a large Colonial-style home to support a growing family or a small one-bedroom condo, you should be able to find what you need in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

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Transportation in Colts Neck

Within town, a car is the most efficient way to get around, but cycling is also very feasible. Bus service is available for convenient trips to surrounding towns. To get to New York City, you have numerous options, such as the North Jersey Coast Line train (which makes stops near Colts Neck), driving via the Garden State Parkway, taking a ferry from the Highlands area or taking a bus.


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  • Outdoorsy types appreciate the abundance of green space found at Thompson Park, Colts Neck Town Hall Arboretum, and the Dorbrook Park Recreation Area. Beach lovers will love the fact that the Jersey Shore is only a 12-mile drive away.
  • Monmouth Mall features all the hottest shops and latest sales and promotions, perfect for those who prefer shopping as their form of cardio.


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