Middletown NJ is the site of some of the oldest European settlements in New Jersey. The 2010 Census says Middletown had over 66,000 residents and was the states 16th largest municipality.
In 2006, 2008, and 2010, Middletown was voted in the Top 100 Best Places to Live by CNNMoney.com
Middletown has two Active Adult communities – Shadow Lake Village and Shady Oaks. All homes are attached with a mixture of single floor units, both upper and lower level and some two story townhouses.
Dining and Shopping
Route 35 goes through Middletown, with shopping and many restaurants in Middletown, and continuing north into Holmdel and south to Red Bank. Major malls are a half- hour drive away. Most major chain restaurants are in the area, along with many independent restaurants. Our favorite seafood place is minutes away in Keyport – the Keyport Fishery, take-out only. We park looking over the bay at the NYC skyline and eat in the car.
Recreation & Entertainment
NYC is a short train ride away from the train station in Middletown. The PNC Art Center is in Holmdel, offering big name concerts throughout the summer. Red Bank has The Count Basie Theater and Twin Rivers Theater, with plays and concerts year round. Keansburg has a water park for the kiddies, the ocean at Sandy Hook is a short drive away.
Commute and Transportation
NJ Transit has service available at Middletown. Buses are available to NYC with a commuter parking lot at the PNC Art Center or at Newman Springs Road at GSP exit 109 and the ferry to NYC is a short ride away. The Garden State Parkway has 2 interchanges in Middletown – Exit 109 and Exit 114.
All Adult Communities in Monmouth County offer transportation services. There is a bus service from each community to local shopping centers such as malls and supermarkets. This is a scheduled service and there is no charge. There is also a medical transport bus that will take people to any medical facility or doctor’s office in Monmouth County. These trips must be scheduled a few days in advance and there is a minimal charge for this service.
Bayshore Hospital is located in Holmdel, and Riverview Medical Center is in Red Bank.
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