Cranbury, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Info.

Cranbury, New Jersey Real Estate and Community Info.


Cranbury Township in New Jersey is a small community near Trenton. Named a National Historic Place in 1980, Cranbury is rich with history and called one of the most well preserved 19th century villages in Middlesex County.

Shopping and Dining

Shopping near Cranbury can be done at any one of the surrounding malls including the Princeton Arms Shopping Center and Windsor Heights Shopping Mall. There are also a few retail shops within Cranbury such as the Cranbury Book Worm, Jack’s Candy Shack, and Cranbury Flowers & Gifts. Right down Route-30 you'll be able to find various stores such as Burlington Coat Factory and the Shoppes at Hamilton. On County Road 571 are stores such as TJ Maxx and Target.

There are a variety of restaurants in Cranbury ranging from Chinese to traditional American cuisine. Some of the local favorites are Cranbury Pizza, Teddy's Luncheonette, and Zinna’s Bistro. Nearby you'll find other eateries such as American Diner in West Windsor or Mastoris in Bordertown. If you are looking for fine dining, there are several top-notch restaurants in the surrounding area like in Princeton, Dayton, and Jamesburg.

Parks and Recreation

Cranbury has several city parks including Village Park and Heritage Park. Each of these parks has their own perks, but most offer play structures, recreational fields, and picnic space. There are also preserves in the area such as Unami Woods, which both offer great bird watching, trails for hiking or jogging, and scenic views.

A town proud of its heritage, Cranbury has several historical museums including the Cranbury Museum and the Cranbury Historical Center. They are sure to please while educating with fun facts.

For those looking for leisure activities, the Concordia Golf Course in Monroe Township has 18 holes and is 6,023 yards long with beautiful water features and rye grass. The Clearbrook Golf course (also in Monroe Township) is another wonderful 9-hole course and great for both beginners and intermediate players. West Windsor offers Cranbury Golf Club & The Bog Restaurant. Mercer Oaks offers two championship golf courses at the West Windsor location: Mercer Oaks West and Mercer Oaks East.


The vast majority of Cranbury real estate was built before 1939. Cranbury has beautiful, quiet streets which are a major attraction for home seekers. If you are looking for a suburban life, yet with easy access to several major cities, then Cranbury is the place for you.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

There is one elementary school and one middle school within the township of Cranbury. Princeton Regional High School, which is notable for strong academics and arts, constantly ranks amongst the top open-admissions public high schools in the state.

Cranbury has a great central location with many hospitals in surrounding communities, the closest one being University Medical Center at Princeton in Plainsboro, which is less than 10 miles away. There is also the CentraState Medical Center and the Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital within a small radius of Cranbury.

U.S. Route 130 runs through Cranbury, and the New Jersey Turnpike (a four mile stretch of it) is easily accessible. Route 133 also provides easy access to the Jersey Shore. Cranbury also offers the Princeton Junction Train and Hamilton Train for convenience.
If you are looking to travel farther, the Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) and the John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) are a short drive away.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at (609) 924-1600 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.


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Roberta Parker
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®
253 Nassau St
Princeton NJ 08540
Cell (609) 915-0206
Office (609) 924-1600
Fax: (609) 924-4291

Roberta Parker - Sales Associate
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®
Cell (609) 915-0206 
Office Phone: (609) 924-1600
253 Nassau St, Princeton NJ 08540

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