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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

$888,000
4 Beds 3 Baths 3907175 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 charm. Spanning over 3050sf-4 Bedrms, 3 Baths, an office, rec room, an open concept layout merging the Kitchen, Dining, and Living Room with a cozy fp, 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 prof. 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 Central 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

$1,149,000
4 Beds 2.1 Baths 3906733 MLS
Unlimited potential in prime location with breathtaking views. Nestled in prestigious Watchung, exquisite 4 bed, 2.5 bath ranch offers an unparalleled living experience characterized by bright, airy & open spaces. Every room, including the kitchen & bedrooms features high vaulted ceilings that amplify the home's spaciousness allowing natural light to cascade in. A blank canvas eagerly awaiting your personal touch. Impressive foyer, adorned with modern architectural flair welcomes into an expansive family room, living room & dining room ensemble. Open concept anchored by majestic, tall wood-burning fireplace, providing a cozy yet distinguished separation within the space. Abundant natural light floods interior, thanks to multiple sliding doors to wraparound deck, offering skyline views, nothing short of spectacular. Recent updates enhance the home's appeal, ensuring peace of mind as you create. Brand-new roof crowns property, complemented by freshly painted kitchen, exterior & decking. Newly laid asphalt on extended circular drive guides to freshly painted garage, adding to pristine appearance. The full-sized freshly painted walk-out basement, features high ceilings & offers vast potential for your next project. Brand-new HVAC system & water heater, underscoring the home's readiness. Easy access to schools, premier shopping & fine dining, this property promises a lifestyle of convenience & luxury. Embrace the opportunity to shape this remarkable residence.

332 Johnston Dr, Watchung Boro

$1,490,000
4 Beds 2.2 Baths 3906403 MLS
Incredible Custom Contemporary home w/Master Suite, Walk-out Finished Basement, In-Ground Pool, Loft, Rooftop Office, & Detached 2 Car Garage in desirable Watchung is unlike any other! A true Gwathmey Siegel style modern masterpiece, offering 3 finished lvls of fine architectural details & versatile floorplan to boast! 4 generous BR's 4 Baths, & a light & bright open layout make for luxurious living & easy entertaining. Spacious & sophisticated interior features curved glass walls of windows, glass block detailing, circular skylights, spiral staircase, custom built-in cabinetry & more! 2 story Great Rm is the heart of the home, adorned w/soaring raised ceilings, fireplace, panoramic views of the property, & sliders to the deck. Fabulous Master Suite offers it's own sitting area, Fireplace, Balcony & ensuite bath w/soaking tub, dual sinks & glass stall shower. Finished walk-out lower lvl holds 3 generous BR's & a sprawling Family rm w/Fireplace & Full Bath. Private Rooftop Office & Flat Roof for stargazing adds to the package! Stunning outdoor area is like your own private tree-top resort w/heated In-Ground Pool w/Deck, wraparound terrace, & gorgeous skyline views. Oversized detached 2 Car Garage. Other features inc Newer Marble Shower(2022), Interior Renovation(2021), Blacktop Driveway(2021), Carpet(2021), Landscaping(2021), Exterior repainted(2024) , Multi-zone Heating & Commercial Chiller System A/C, Hydraulic Gas Fire heater, Roof + Furnace (2020), the list of goes on!

1152 Johnston Dr, Watchung Boro

$1,209,600
4 Beds 2.1 Baths 3906367 MLS
Make memories that last a lifetime in this spacious 4 bedroom family home, complete with a backyard private paradise! Enter this beautiful Center Hall Colonial through double doors leading to spacious entry foyer with 2 coat closets,large storage closet in hallway, ceramic flooring, chair rail moldings, Large living room w/ 2 huge picture windows & Corner Breakfast Nook, Generous sized formal dining room, Eat in Kitchen w/ maple cabinets, Stainless Steel appliances, Granite countertops, center island, purified water system, and Sliders to Trex Deck which is perfect for relaxing & entertaining, Family room features a wood burning fireplace, high ceilings, recessed lighting and separate door leading to deck. Lovely Powder room on main level, Laundry room which flows from kitchen to 2 car garage, with add'l side entrance to rear of home, Ceramic tiling and Hardwood Flooring throughout. Huge Master Bedroom w/ Master Bath en-suite featuring a walk-in closet and add'l closet, 3 large add'l bedrooms, Full bath with Large jetted tub and Glass Stall shower. Spacious landing w/ hardwood flooring & access to pull down stairs to attic, Full Basement Partially Finished w/ Recreation Room, Add'l Space for Storage and Utilities with a cellar door from basement w/access to rear of property. Conveniently located to Routes 78, 22, & 287, GSP, Turnpike, accessible to NYC within an hour via highway or NJTransit, Airport, Close to shopping, places of worship, schools, and beautiful Watchung Lake.

70 High Oaks Dr, Watchung Boro

$2,625,000
5 Beds 5.1 Baths 3906152 MLS
Welcome to an architectural masterpiece of 6720 sq ft on a quiet cul de sac of distinguished homes in the esteemed Watchung Boro. The majestichome set on 1.3 acres of design winning landscape, has been meticulously designed, ideal for entertainment and relaxation. The home is atranquil retreat with breathtaking views of the garden from every room with multiple balconies. This stunning cedar shake residence by renowned Hiland HallTurner Architects is a class of its own. Enter in through a pair of mahogany glass entry doors, featuring 5 BRs, 5.1 Baths into an open living room with gasfireplace overlooking the lush lawns. The kitchen in the center of the home features high end finishes, is truly a chef's delight. The family room boasts ofbarnwood floors, vaulted pine ceilings, and a floor-to-ceiling 16' stone fireplace. A first-floor primary suite features radiant floor heating, a luxurious spa/bath andhis & her walk in closets. The home also features a first floor in law suite with an attached full bath. An office with built in cabinets overlooking the beautifulgarden makes work from home a pleasure.The second floor is complete with 2 bedrooms ,2 full baths, a loft and a walk up attic.The backyard is an oasis of lushgreens and flowers with an outdoor barbeque grill. The partially finished walkout basement has a full bath, gym and multiple home office spaces. Convenient access toNYC, shopping, public & private schools ,Summit train station.

3 GLENVIEW DRIVE, Watchung Boro

$1,650,000
7 Beds 5.2 Baths 3902525 MLS
Sun-drenched Custom Brick Home set back at the end of the Cul de Sac w/ 4 oversize car garage. The entrance with high pillars takes you to a foyer that opens to the living room with a fireplace on the right and to a Florida room with wall-to-wall windows. Beautifully renovated Professional Gourmet Kitchen with custom pull-out pantry doors and shelves, Quartz backsplash, high-end Thermador Induction range, Built-in Wolf Oven, Steam oven(For healthy eating and bakers delight, Roasta frozen turkey to perfection in 1.5 hours no basting), Microwave, Subzero Fridge, 2 dishwashers and built-in tepanyaki grill. From the kitchen, you can enjoy the privacy of your backyard, replete with mature trees, and walk out to the large deck. To the left of the Foyer is a Large Dining room to a Spacious family room with a wood Fireplace, The First-floor In-law suite with a full bath completes the first floor. Luxurious master suite with sitting room, walk-in closet, and master bath. 5 additional bedrooms with 2 Full baths on 2nd & 3rd floor. The home also boasts a private elevator from the garage up to the Kitchen or Family room. In the family room, you can take circular stairs or an Elevator to a huge Loft with a Fireplace to read and Relax. Convenient to all major highways - school bus stops in front of the house. Down the road to lifetime fitness, Starbucks, and all your food, shopping & entertainment needs. 5 minutes to Route 78&22 and close to NYC trains for all your commuting needs.

173 Ellisen Rd, Watchung Boro

$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

$1,670,000
6 Beds 4 Baths 3887583 MLS
Welcome to the epitome of luxury living in Watchung, NJ.This extraordinary property offers a harmonious blend of nature and sophistication, creating an unparalleled living experience.Inspired by famous architect Frank Lloyd Wright incorporating all modern and sophisticated touches desired on today's living with substantial aesthetic and technological improvements.Offering 6,000 Sf of sumptuous living space, 6 Bds/5Bths. With the most amazing views and lifestyle.Nestled in 1.5 acre of the most prestigious section of Watchung,NJ. Only 40min from NYC/15min from EWR airport.Indulge in the grandeur of the 1000Sf primary suite, featuring a flawless spa-like BA,walk-in closets, and skylights that bathe the space in natural light. No detail has been overlooked in the transformation of this home.Enjoy the allure of new flooring, and the breathtaking floor-to-ceiling windows that perfectly frame the picturesque views of the surrounding Watchung mountaintop.The wrap-around deck invites you to savor the serene outdoor surroundings, making it the ideal space for entertaining or simply unwinding after a long day. Don't miss the opportunity to call this remarkable property your home. Experience the perfect balance of nature, sophistication, and modern luxury.The WEBSITE link contains an enormous amount of relevant information including a comprehensive video tour with hidden features & Rm dimensions,written description, add. photos,floor plans,and a complete interactive 3D model of the home.

524 Ridge Rd, Watchung Boro

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