Fulfilling Lifestyles
Communities offer wealth of options throughout the state

Star Ledger 07-02-2006

Do you have a penchant for a bucolic lifestyle or perhaps Nob Hill affluence? Are you a history enthusiast or do you yearn for a get-away with rooftop views of the Atlantic? Rachel Manor Properties offers new single-family residences with these appealing features at select locales in Mt. Olive, Roseland, Totowa, and Franklin as well as Royal Sands at Seaside Heights.

●Hunter's View Estates, Mt. Olive: The model is now open Thursday through Tuesday from noon to 5pm in this lovely cul-de-sac estate neighborhood of 17 residences on a hillside overlooking the countryside, with a few homesites offering views of Budd Lake. The location is covenient to Route 46 and I-80, with train service nearby. The average lot size is approximately one-half acre.Home are priced from $725,000.

●Laurel Farms Estates, Roseland: A beautifully established estate community of six gracious homes in a private setting is convenient to, yet hidden from, Route 280. Now available are two new residences of 4,000-plus square feet, with pre-construction pricing starting at $995,900.

●Jeremy Heights Estates, Totowa: An elegant estate community of 15 residences, where the Oakwood Model is now available for purchase. The model is open 1 to 4pm Friday through Monday. This is a quiet, gracious neighborhood set on a fabulous hillside in the prestigious Arlington Estates area. Only the Oakwood, Greenbrook, Stanford and Crestmont IV models remain available, each set on approximately one-half acre. Price from $870,000.

●Admiral's Meadow Estates, Franklin Township, Somerset County: Coming soon, the newest community of eight single-family residences is designed to enhance the pride of a township steeped in history. The dignified center-hall Colonials will offer 3,330 to 5,000 square feet of living area of varying design, each commanding approximately an acre of property. Pre-construction pricing starts from $850,000.

●Royal Sands, Seaside Heights: Amid New Jersey's trendy Shore-area destination locations, this community of 14 luxurious townhomes of 2,000-plus square feet offers three to four bedrooms and two-car garage parking. The ultimate in privacy, comfort and convenience, these homes are just steps from the boardwalk and the beach. Only four homes remain, and they are priced from the high $500,000s.

●Watersedge, Seaside Heights: Inquire about Watersedge, a sumptuous enclave of 11 luxury townhomes minutes from Royal Sands I.