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Watchung is a borough in Somerset County. The Borough of Watchung was organized on April 20, 1926 and covers an area of approximately 6.2 square miles.  Watchung was settled in the early eighteenth century and grew slowly until recent years.  In 1960 the population was 3,312 and as of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 5,801.

Shopping and Dining – Blue Star Shopping center is anchored by Kohl's, ShopRite, Marshalls, Michaels and Toys "R" Us. In the restaurant segment, tenants at the property include TGI Friday's, Arby's, Let's Yo, Five Guys Burgers & Fries, Wendy's, and Hibachi Grill & Supreme Buffet. Some of the tenants at the Watchung Square Mall include Wal-Mart, Target, Home Depot, Stop & Shop, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Borders, TJ Maxx, P.C. Richard & Son, and  DSW Shoe Warehouse.  Among the popular restaurants in town is O'Connor's Beef 'n Ale, an Irish establishment known for affordable prices and a generous salad bar, and the Prime Steak House. Another gathering place is Melissa's Deli, in the Triangle business area, which also includes a florist, a jeweler, a pizzeria, and a Chinese restaurant.  The closest major malls are the Mall of Short Hills, 13 miles to the northeast, and Bridgewater Commons, 12 miles to the west.

Parks and Recreation – Kafka Farms sits nestled on 20 acres.  The spacious indoor facility is 60’ by 140’ and features 20 brand new 10’ by 12’ stalls as well as a wash stall and tack area.  The huge outdoor ring is lighted to allow for night time riding and surrounded by a private wooded area.  The 18-hole "Twin Brooks" course at the Twin Brooks Country Club facility in Watchung is a private club featuring 6,640 yards of golf.  Other parks include Mobus Field which includes tennis, basketball, baseball, and softball, Phillips Field, Best Lake Picnic Grove, and Watchung Lake Park.       

Living –  The 6.2-square-mile community of Watchung sweeps across two ridges of the Watchung Mountains, wedged between New Jersey Route 22 and Interstate 78. But unlike many other bedroom communities, Watchung offers large properties, undulating hills, narrow winding roads, abundant wildlife and two lakes: Lake Watchung and Best Lake.

Schools, Health, Transportation - Students in Kindergarten through eighth grade are educated by the Watchung Borough Schools.  Watchung's students in public school for grades 9-12 attend Watchung Hills Regional High School in Warren Township together with students from the neighboring communities of Green Brook Township and Warren Township (in Somerset County) and Long Hill Township (in Morris County).  Minutes from some of the top hospitals including JFK Medical Center, Robert Wood Johnson Hospital, Somerset Medical Center, and Morristown Medical Center.  It is roughly a 40 minute drive to New York City, and a 30 minute drive to Newark.  Newark Liberty International Airport is 15 miles away.

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Newest Watchung Properties for Sale

$2,895,000
5 Beds 6.2 Baths 3901981 MLS
25 Knightsbridge, nestled lakeside in Watchung's "Burnheade" neighborhood, offering a private lot enveloped by the natural beauty of surrounding trees. This property is a serene retreat just minutes from Route 78. You'll be enchanted by the grand entry hall, featuring soaring ceilings, herringbone-patterned hardwood flooring, & custom millwork. With 5 bedrooms, 6 full and 2 half baths. The chef's kitchen is a culinary delight, equipped with a separate Sub Zero refrigerator & freezer, 2 Miele dishwashers, a Dacor stove & wall oven, Sub Zero refrigerator drawers & limestone-granite counters. The solarium overlooks your backyard oasis, featuring a heated saltwater pool. The great room has a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, coffered ceilings, & a wet bar, creating an amazing space for gatherings. The elegant office/library is highlighted by a gas fireplace & panoramic views of the private property. The finished walk-out lower level has an additional apartment-style living space, complete with its own entrance, living room, kitchenette, ensuite, & laundry closet. The LL (with 2 full baths) also features a wall of windows & doors that connect to the stone patio, offering a seamless indoor-outdoor flow for hosting large gatherings. For added convenience, the property boasts an elevator, a security system, & three laundry room areas, ensuring practicality for daily living. The 14-zone heating system, 7-zone A/C & 5 fireplaces add to the allure of this residence. Welcome home.

25 KNIGHTSBRIDGE, Watchung Boro

$1,700,000
6 Beds 4.2 Baths 3899109 MLS
This Stately Manor has graced one of the lush ridges of the Watchung Mountains for over a century. Ensconced within a private 1.5-acre estate of mature gardens, the exterior of this home evokes a sense of heritage, elegance, and enduring charm with cedar siding, a slate tile roof and grounds suited to outdoor entertaining. The interior has a timeless ambiance with unparalleled craftsmanship as evident in its lavish woodwork, bespoke bookcases, gothic arched doorways, beamed ceilings and custom millwork. The refined grandeur of the great room is reminiscent of an English country manor with a marble fireplace enveloped in rich wooden paneling and intricately carved columns. The adjacent sunroom is bathed in soft sunlight with floor-to-ceiling windows. Entertain guests in the formal dining room, which flows seamlessly into the butler's pantry and country kitchen. Parquet floors lead to the study-a serene space for productivity- which opens to the Georgian style living room with corner fireplace. The grand library is a bibliophile's dream, boasting solid cherry bookcases and soaring 12-foot ceilings- a testament to the home's expansive design. Upstairs, the six generously proportioned bedrooms maintain the same sense of heritage and style. There are four full baths upstairs and two powder rooms on the main level. In this home, artistry & timelessness intertwine. We invite buyers to come see how they could start writing their own chapter in the history of this storied home.

100 High Oaks Dr, Watchung Boro

$899,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 3897237 MLS
Welcome to your extraordinary new home! Perched majestically above the serene Watchung Lake, this breathtaking custom colonial offers an unparalleled fusion of comfort, luxury, and natural beauty. Spanning 4 Bedrms, 3 Baths, an office, rec room, an open concept layout merging the Kitchen, Dining, and Living Room with a cozy fireplace, eye-popping expanded Great Room and Primary Suite additions ('04), every inch of this residence is thoughtfully designed and meticulously maintained. The heart of the home resides within the expansive cathedral ceiling great room, suffused with radiant natural light, providing an inviting space for relaxation and entertainment. A true sanctuary awaits in the exquisite primary suite addition, boasting a tranquil sitting area, expansive walk-in closet, and a serene bath adorned w/vibrant polished nickel fixtures. Step outside to discover the professionally landscaped property, featuring a pavered patio and Trex decking ideal for a quaint bistro-sized table, perfect for a morning coffee. Modern amenities such as cntrl air, New driveway and pavered front walkway. Every floor of this residence offers panoramic vistas of the tranquil Watchung Lake, providing an immersive experience in waterfront living. This custom colonial transcends mere housing; it embodies a lifestyle a rare opportunity to own a home where luxury, comfort, and natural splendor converge seamlessly. Experience the pinnacle of lakeside living in this beauty overlooking Watchung Lake.

22 Lakeview Ter, Watchung Boro

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