The rich farmland and bountiful forests that originally attracted settlers to this area will continue to draw people to Bedminster real estate for years to come. The natural beauty of Bedminster, careful planning and a strong commitment to preserving the rural character of the township make this is a green haven in a busy state. With plenty of open space, Bedminster homes are close enough to the action while providing a serene community to return to each night.
Bedminster is horse country and home of the US equestrian team. The township is known for its horseback riding and equestrian trails. It's also a great place for almost any kind of outdoor activity, from fishing and hunting to hot air ballooning.
Bedminster Township is in Somerset County and contains the villages of Bedminster and Pluckemin and the much smaller communities of Lamington and Pottersville. With a little more than 8,000 residents, plenty of open space and equestrian trails crisscrossing the countryside, the 26.5 square mile township has a decidedly rural feel.
Bedminster NJ Homes
The attractive village of Bedminster serves as the downtown center for the township. The village's main street has preserved its distinctive 19th-century architecture and is populated with shops, restaurants, professional offices and Victorian homes. The quaint village of Pluckemin is full of colonial homes and revolutionary history.
Sprawling farms and beautiful estates are built along Bedminster's country roads. There are many established neighborhoods of modest ranches and spacious colonials. New construction includes simple duplex-style homes and large colonials. The Hills, a large townhouse development set into a hillside, affords condominium and townhouse living and single family dwellings. This complex actually extends into Basking Ridge as well.
Bedminster real estate ranges in price from $250K to over $2M. The average Bedminster home sells for $526K and spends just 67 days on the market.
Bedminster NJ Schools
Students in pre-kindergarten to grade 8 attend the Bedminster Public school, run by the Bedminster Township Board of Education. High School students in grades 9 to12 attend Bernards High school in the neighboring Somerset Hills School District. There are also several private schools in the area.
- Lamington Library
- Hike and Bikeway, a 2.6 mile paved trail with pedestrian bridges that connects "The Hills" with Bedminster Village
- River Road Park, 300 acre nature preserve and public park
- Raritan River
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