Hi there - You've gotten some good advice so far - Somerset County is a beautiful county with many terrific communities of different sizes and attributes. Much will depend on your budget and the style of home you are interested in.
One community mentioned has been Basking Ridge - great community with super schools, access to highways and public transportatin (train and bus) to NYC, shopping, recreational programs - school and township....loads to offer. Basking Ridge does offer a variety of home styles, including single family across a broad price range, duplexes, townhomes and condos. The tax rate is quite good.
The link below gives you a sampling of homes across the pricing spectrum to give you a sense of the variety of options:
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There are many terrific communities within Somerset County - we've touched on Basking Ridge, but there is also Warren, Watchung, Bridgewater, Green Brook, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Branchburg, Hillsborough - and on and on. I'd like very much to explore these communities and your options in further detail with you. There is also a community called Franklin Township and portions of it are called "Somerset" - if that happens to be the community you are referring to - we'll include it among those we explore.
Please also know that I am an accredited Relocation Specialist and so I understand and regularly work with clients who are working through the challenges - and opportunities - of a major move. Helping relocating families become acquainted with communities, explore specific options and work through the process is something I am good at, and have experience in.
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