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Roberta Parker
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS®

253 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08540
Phone: 609-915-0206
Fax: 609-924-4291
Email: roberta.parker@foxroach.com
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Princeton University

Home to the world renowned Princeton University, Princeton New Jersey is more than a fluctuating college town. Princeton has become a hub for major companies, such as Bristol-Myers SquibBerlitz InternationalBlack RockTycoSarnoffCovanceMerrill Lynch and Dow Jones & Company, and has been called one of the top 100 US towns in which to live and work in by Money magazine.

Residents of Princeton enjoy living in a picturesque community, shopping locally and exploring the natural beauty of the area. Given the culture of academia that surrounds Princeton, it’s easy to forget that it is a mid-sized town. Aside from students, Princeton borough and Princeton township are home to about 30,000 residents. With an easy commute to both New York City and Philadelphia, it's no wonder many choose Princeton as home.

If you're looking to get to the Jersey Shore you'll be pleased to know Long Beach Island, Belmar, Atlantic City and others are an easy commute away.

Shopping and Dining

Across from Princeton University’s campus, shoppers can find familiar brands along with unique, local shops at the Palmer Square Shopping Center. Locating that one-of-a-kind item is easy for Princeton residents, if not in Princeton itself, then in New York City or Philadelphia, which are both a short train ride away.

After a day of work or study, you can unwind with a pint of beer at Triumph Brewing Company or experience the ambience of the Yankee Doodle Tap Room Restaurant – a local favorite. Or, get your sweet fix at The House of Cupcakes, winner of Food Network’s “Cupcake Wars.” Foodies find both elegant, fine dining establishments like Elements, casual places to enjoy with loved ones, local bakeries and sweet shops. If you are craving Sushi then Sushi Palace is a wonderful place to go to in Kingston.

Grocery stores such as WegmansTrader Joe's and Whole Foods Market are also nearby. Whether it be that hard to find item or those we use and eat every day, you're sure to find it.

Hoagie Haven is well known for their large variety of delicious hoagies, serving Princeton since the early 1970's.

Parks and Recreation

The mix of high culture and small town means that residents of Princeton enjoy the best of both worlds: guest lectures and garage sales, theatre and tee ball games. There’s always something jaw-dropping at the Tony Award winning McCarter Theatre for the Performing Arts. Widely recognized as one of this country’s premier theatres, the McCarter Theatre produces around 200 performances and attracts over 200,000 visitors per year. Like any other town, the local recreation department holds a variety of sports camps and fitness classes throughout the year. The borough and township of Princeton jointly provide tennis courts, swimming pools, parks, playgrounds and athletic playing fields to the whole community of Princeton. In the summertime, locals head over to Lake Carnegie for fishing and picnicking, or maybe just to watch the Princeton crew team practice. The Princeton Tigers put on a number of sports camps for budding athletes and tickets to Tiger games won’t drain your wallet.

Living

The Princeton and surrounding area offers a lifestyle from Condos to Estates. Aside from the schools, jobs, and shopping, real estate in Princeton is traditionally appealing because it is simply a desirable place to live, with lovely tree-lined streets, great schools, an incredibly vibrant art and culture scene, and of course Princeton University. From Nassau Street it’s only a ten minute bike ride to beautiful Carnegie Lake. Composed of two separate municipalities, the township of Princeton surrounds the Princeton borough. Princeton borough includes Nassau Street, the main commercial street and most of the university’s campus.

Schools, Health, and Transportation

Princeton Public Schools
Princeton University: It is a name synonymous with excellence and prestige. Princeton University is the fifth oldest college in the US, chartered in 1746, and a member of the Ivy League. Known as a very competitive school, Princeton University accepts only about 2,000 out of 26,000 applicants. Princeton community members are also eligible to audit classes taught by the incredible teaching staff at Princeton for a reasonable fee. In addition to Princeton University, the community boasts five other institutions: Westminster Choir College, Princeton Theological Seminary, a branch of Rider University, the Institute for Advanced Study, and Mercer County Community College. There are six public schools in Princeton (four elementary, one middle school and one high school), and many private (The Hun SchoolChapinPrinceton Day SchoolStuart and more), K-12 institutions. Be sure to visit our link for Princeton area private schools.

Students and patients alike benefit from the excellent facilities and leading health scientists at the University Medical Center at Princeton. In 2010, UMCP was ranked among the top teaching hospitals by The Leapfrog Group.

A 117-acre state-of-the-art medical campus, the University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro offers a hospital with several medical offices attached, health and wellness facility, educational facility and much more.

Princeton also offers an efficient transit system. In the Princeton Borough, commuters can hop on the Princeton FreeB, a free bus that makes a loop through the borough and stops at the NJ Transit Dinky train station. Passengers can ride the Dinky to Princeton Junction, and then catch a train to other metropolitan areas such as Philadelphia, Newark, and New York City. The Dinky to West Windsor trains is only 2.7 miles!

Elementary Schools

Community Park (Grades K-5)
372 Witherspoon St, Princeton NJ 08540
Ph (609) 924-7923
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Johnson Park
285 Rosedale Rd, Princeton NJ 08540
Ph (609) 497-2820
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Littlebrook
39 Magnolia Ln, Princeton NJ 08540
Ph (609) 924-7925
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Middle School

John Witherspoon (Grades 6-8)
217 Walnut Ln, Princeton NJ 08540
Ph (609) 921-3135
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High School

Princeton High School (Grades 9-12)
151 Moore St, Princeton NJ 08540
Ph (609) 683-4480
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Princeton Public School Reports


 

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.

A few Princeton photos taken in the early morning:

Palmer Square, Princeton NJ


248 Results Days on Site (new to old)
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$1,018,000 New ACTIVE
305 Carter Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
7.69 acre lot
11
$365,000 New ACTIVE
99 Wenlock Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
2 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,307 sq ft, 0.01 acre lot
16
$1,279,000 New ACTIVE
73 Leavitt Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
3,224 sq ft, 0.21 acre lot
1
$1,450,000 New ACTIVE
15 Markham Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
0.16 acre lot
25
$224,000 New ACTIVE
103 Claridge Court #10
Princeton, NJ 08540
2 beds, 1 bath | Condo/Townhouse
25
$339,900 New ACTIVE
106 Forest Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
3 beds, 3 baths | Single Family Home
0.46 acre lot
4
$299,900 New ACTIVE
41 Chicopee Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
2 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,475 sq ft, 0.07 acre lot
25
$785,000 New ACTIVE
3 Barbieri Court
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,951 sq ft, 3.07 acre lot
25
$1,585,000 New ACTIVE
29 Dempsey Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
5 beds, 4 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,630 sq ft, 0.51 acre lot
25
$675,000 New ACTIVE
56 Patton Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
3 beds, 2 baths | Single Family Home
1,671 sq ft, 0.13 acre lot
6
$325,000 New ACTIVE
121 Commonwealth Court #3
Princeton, NJ 08540
2 beds, 2 baths | Condo/Townhouse
1,258 sq ft
25
$788,800 New ACTIVE
4505 Province Line Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
5 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,574 sq ft, 3.28 acre lot
25
$2,295,000 New ACTIVE
438 Wendover Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540
6 beds, 5 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
2.12 acre lot
Open House Monday May 29, 1pm–4pm
25
$1,429,000 New ACTIVE
56 Finley Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
5 beds, 4 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
4,618 sq ft, 2 acre lot
25
$634,900 New ACTIVE
11 Lincoln Avenue
Princeton, NJ 08540
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
3,064 sq ft, 0.82 acre lot
25
$2,975,000 New ACTIVE
1 Battle Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 3 full, 2 partial baths | Single Family Home
0.46 acre lot
25
$529,000 New ACTIVE
27 Carson Road
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 2 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3.66 acre lot
15
$900,000 New ACTIVE
55 Governors Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Condo/Townhouse
2,768 sq ft, 0.3 acre lot
25
$1,199,500 New ACTIVE
372 Dodds Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
4 beds, 3 full, 1 partial baths | Single Family Home
3,434 sq ft, 0.75 acre lot
13
$1,450,000 ACTIVE
61 Cleveland Lane
Princeton, NJ 08540
5 beds, 4 baths | Single Family Home
0.48 acre lot
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