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Washington Township Homes – Gloucester County Real Estate for Sale

This idyllic town draws you in with its family-friendly atmosphere. The quality of life is unbeatable – clean and safe surroundings, top-performing schools, and enriching recreational programs make Washington Township an ideal place to put down roots.

Surrounded by major highways Rt. 17, Rt. 4, and the Garden State Parkway, residents enjoy an easy commute to other parts of New Jersey.

It’s also close to New York City – New Jersey Transit buses and trains in the nearby borough of Westwood run on a regular basis, making the trip fast and convenient for those who work in the Big Apple.

Washington Township Real Estate – Gloucester County Homes for Sale

Washington Township has a land area of over 3.5 square miles and a population of about 9,000. The town is primarily residential, with limited business and commercial development, but residents have grocery options and sufficient services to meet their basic needs.

The housing stock is comprised mostly of single-family homes, townhomes, and condos. Parcels of land are also available for new construction.

The average single-family home can have as many as three to four bedrooms, and two to two-and-a-half bathrooms. It’s common to see ranch-style homes and Colonial-style homes around town.

Townhomes typically have two to three bedrooms, and one to two-and-a-half bathrooms.

Condominium complexes can also be found here, including a luxury condo development exclusive to senior citizens.

If you want to buy or sell property here, feel free to call the Mischel Group at (201) 851-1781 or send an email to smischel@kw.com.

Schools

Washington Township is under the Westwood Regional School District, along with the neighboring borough of Westwood. Schools in the area include:

  • Washington Elementary, a K-5 school
  • Jessie F. George Elementary, a K-5 school
  • Westwood Junior/Senior High School, which serves grades eight to 12 students.
  • Immaculate Heart Academy, an all-girls college preparatory school. It’s been named one of the five most outstanding Parochial High Schools in Bergen County.

Commute

Here’s the bus schedule going to NYC from Washington Township:

Itinerary Departure Boarding Arrival
#1 10:38 AM

East Ridgewood Ave at Entr to Bergen Reg Med Ctr.

11:13 AM

Summit Ave at Central Ave

Bus No 752 to Hackensack Bus Terminal

Bus No 163 to New York via Union City

10:56 AM

Central Ave at Summit Ave

11:54 AM

Port Authority Bus Terminal

#2 11:13 AM

Ridgewood Ave at Farview Ave

Bus No 168 to New York via Blvd East 12:45 PM

Port Authority Bus Terminal

#3 12:13 PM

Ridgewood Ave at Farview Ave

Bus No 168 to New York via Blvd East 1:45 PM

Port Authority Bus Terminal

Visit the NJ Transit website for the full schedule.

Attractions

The township has a commercial district that offers plenty of diversion and entertainment. Residents also get to enjoy a number of outdoor activities like swimming and picnicking.  

  • If you’re in the mood for a lovely picnic or a refreshing swim, visit the Washington Township Recreation Club. It features an Olympic-sized heated pool, a kiddie pool, picnic areas, and green spaces.
  • Spend an afternoon strolling by the picture-perfect Schlegel Lake and enjoy a peaceful, natural setting away from the demands of modern life.
  • Washington Town Center is the borough’s only shopping center. Here you’ll find shops and service providers like Super A&P, Amir Jewelry, Rite Aid Pharmacy, Infinity Florist, and Body Empathy Spa.
  • Catch the latest box office hits at Bow Tie Cinemas in Washington Town Center.
  • Bacari Grill serves scrumptious dishes like shrimp scampi, lab sliders, and fresh shucked oysters.  
  • Gorge yourself on delectable, dry-aged prime beef and a selection of fresh seafood at Prime Steakhouse.

Washington Township is a return to good old small-town living. Talk to the Mischel Group at (201) 851-1781 or send an email to smischel@kw.com to find your dream home here.