There are currently 29 active single family homes available in the MLS for Atlantic Highlands. These range from an offering price at 325K to over 2M. The median price is in the mid 4's. There are 5 condos offered for sale right now in Atlantic Highlands.
There are 39 single family homes offered for sale in Highlands offered at prices beginning at less than 200K and up to almost 3M. The median price point is in mid 3's. Additionally, there is a mobile home park in Highlands with a few mobile homes for sale. There are 33 condos for sale offered in Highlands throughout several different condo and townhome complexes. Offering prices range from the mid 100's to the mid 700's with the median price point in the high 200's.
Both are shore towns, and people from out of the area often think they are areas of the same town. Each has it's own schools, municipal office, police force, etc. Both town also have ferry service, making both an excellent choice for NYC ferry commuters. Atlantic Highlands has a small, but vibrant downtown. Highlands has a cluster of eateries on the water and along a few main streets. The towns share a middle and high school. Each has their own elementary school.
You can review the school report cards by the State of NJ, here:
Be sure to look at Atlantic Highlands, Highlands, and Henry Hudson Regional (grades 7-12)
You can also learn about schools at
Check here for ferry schedules and rates
Both towns are near Sandy Hook offering beaches, trails, bike paths, birdwatching, bay activities, and more. http://www.sandy-hook.com/
Both towns provide easy access to other shore towns from Sea Bright to Long Branch and further south. Clusters of activities can be found at Pier Village in Long Branch, a vibrant downtown in Red Bank, and numerous activities throughout the area.
Near to both towns is Hartshorne woods with miles of trails for casual walkers and hiking enthusiasts. It consists of over 700 acres. http://www.monmouthcountyparks.com/parks/hartshorne.asp
Marinas with recreational and fishing boats are abundant in both towns.
Private equestrian activities are offered nearby.
It's a great place to live, play, and work.
I can send you a complete commuity printout for both communities via email in PDF format. This is not available as a link, but I will be happy to email it to you. It runs about 30+ pageseach and includes a variety of info on each municipality.
Let me know if we can help futher.
Deborah Madey - Broker
Peninsula Realty Group