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By Bill Ness | Broker in Chicago, IL
  • Four Seasons at Mirage, Barnegat, New Jersey Active Adult

    Posted Under: General Area in Barnegat, Home Buying in Barnegat  |  January 7, 2012 9:40 AM  |  2,760 views  |  No comments
    Four Seasons at Mirage, Barnegat, New JerseyNew Jersey offers wonderful options for active adult living. Four Seasons at Mirage in the town of Barnegat is a fantastic 55+ community by K. Hovnanian offering elegant homes and wonderful amenities. This completed active adult community of approximately 1,200 homes was built between 1998 and 2007. Today there are many options to purchase a well-cared for resale home priced from the low $200’s to the mid $400’s. 

    The homes in this gated New Jersey active adult community are available in a wide variety of floor plans including single-family ranch style homes including some offering optional loft spaces. The homes include two or three bedrooms and one or two-car garages. Some include features such as hardwood flooring, granite counter tops, sunrooms, basements or loft spaces. Sizes range from 1,250 to nearly 3,500 square feet.

    The town of Barnegat is popular for its historic charm and delightful antique shops as well as waterfront features including a boardwalk for fishing and crabbing. The Barnegat Lighthouse is a half-hour away while the Long Island beaches are just fifteen minutes away. The excitement of Atlantic City is just a half hour from the community while Philadelphia and New York are each accessible within 90 minutes making for ideal daytrips or weekend getaways.

    Within the private gates of Four Seasons Mirage is a grand community clubhouse boasting 23,000 square feet of fun. It’s home to a state-of-the-art fitness center with a spa and sauna, an indoor swimming pool, multiple rooms for arts, crafts, hobbies and games plus a grand ballroom hosting special events such as dances, theater performances and more. Other features include a woodworking shop, a library and plenty of relaxing social spaces to meet up with friends. Outdoors there are sports courts for tennis, bocce ball and shuffleboard plus a putting green, picnic pavilion and a sparkling outdoor swimming pool. 

    Residents enjoy making the most of the fantastic amenities within the lodge including a wide variety of special interest clubs. There are numerous clubs meeting on a regular basis dedicated to hobbies such as theater, reading, dancing, computers, quilting, travel, golf, poker, billiards, bowling and many more. The full-time activities director ensures residents always have a special activity to look forward too at this exciting 55+ community. 

    For more information and photos of this and other NJ active adult retirement communitiesplease visit 55Places.com. To stay in touch with us please join our Facebook page by clicking the Facebook link below.

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  • Heritage Point, Barnegat, New Jersey

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Barnegat  |  May 15, 2011 8:34 PM  |  1,968 views  |  No comments
    Heritage Point, Barnegat, New JerseyBarnegat, New Jersey is a picturesque area with quaint shops and boutiques, delicious local restaurants and cultural attractions. The Barnegat Bay offers a unique beach lifestyle complete with boating, fishing, swimming and crabbing. The excitement of Atlantic City is just 45 minutes away and only 90 minutes from home are New York City, Philadelphia and Cape May. Active adults and retirees in search of the perfect Barnegat location to call home will appreciate the Heritage Point 55+ community.

    Heritage Point Barnegat is a resort-style active adult community by Mignatti Companies open to residents age 55 and better. The community opened in 2003 and is planned for 909 single-family style homes. Priced from the high $200’s, there are 12 different floor plans to choose from all of which offer at least two or three bedrooms. Other optional features include loft spaces, sunrooms, decks, porches and basements. Many of the homes boast luxury interior features such as hardwood flooring, granite countertops, spacious open designs and relaxing master suites with ample closet space.

    The amenities of this popular New Jersey active adult community include two beautiful clubhouses. The first is The Point Resort Club featuring an outdoor swimming pool and numerous rooms for hobbies, games, crafts and more. There is a relaxing library plus convenient computer stations as well as a game room and grand ballroom with a catering kitchen. Outdoors are bocce ball courts and shuffleboard. The second clubhouse is The Breakers Spa Center boasting an Olympic-length heated indoor pool, hot tub, locker rooms and saunas. There is a fitness center with aerobics studio, a multipurpose room, billiard room and social lounge spaces. Outdoors there are tennis courts, horseshoes plus a putting and chipping green.

    A full-time activities director is on-staff to ensure residents have a wide variety of activities to participate in. There are numerous social clubs covering a wide array of interests such as arts, crafts, books, sports, gardening, dance, games and more. With over 40 special interest clubs there is always something new to discover at Heritage Point.

    The combination of a scenic New Jersey location, luxury amenities and exciting lifestyle have come together to create one of New Jersey’s most popular active adult communities.

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  • Four Seasons at Mirage, Barnegat, New Jersey

    Posted Under: Home Buying in Barnegat  |  January 8, 2011 11:03 AM  |  1,890 views  |  No comments
    Four Seasons at Mirage, New JerseyThe laid-back atmosphere of Barnegat, New Jersey is very attractive to active adults in search of relaxing east-coast living. The K. Hovnanian community known as Four Seasons at Mirage offers active adult living in the charming historic town of Barnegat. There are quaint antique shops to discover, a boardwalk for fishing or a relaxing stroll, convenient beach access and marinas for boat launching. Although residents are surrounded by nature, everyday conveniences are just minutes from home and the excitement of Atlantic City is just a half-hour drive away.

    Four Seasons at Mirage opened in 1998 and was completed in 2007. The community is made up of approximately 1,200 single family style homes priced from the low $200’s to the mid $400’s. The homes range in size from 1,250 square feet to nearly 3,500 square feet. Most of the homes are single-story ranch designs while a few are two-story designs. There are some appealing features available in some of the homes including loft spaces, sunrooms and basements. The floor plans all feature grand open spaces, relaxing master suites and nicely appointed interiors. While this community is a traditional 55+ community, twenty percent of the homes can be occupied by residents as young as age 50.

    The amenities of this popular New Jersey active adult community include a fabulous clubhouse, a full-time lifestyle director and a wealth of activities. The collection of resort-style amenities includes a 23,000 square foot clubhouse complete with a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor lap pool, outdoor pool, studios for ceramics, hobbies, crafts and cards, a computer lab, library, billiards room and a grand ballroom perfect for large community gatherings, holiday parties and more. Outdoors there are bocce ball courts, shuffleboard courts, a softball field, putting green, picnic pavilion and walking paths. Another unique feature is the woodworking shop perfect for hobby enthusiasts.

    The lifestyle offered includes a variety of special interest clubs aimed to offer something for everyone. Some of the more popular clubs include the book club, bowling, line dancing, golf, poker, singles club and the travel club. Active adults in search of a centrally located community offering an exciting line-up of amenities and activities will be thrilled with Four Seasons Mirage.

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