Colts Neck Real Estate and Information

Colts Neck Real Estate and Information

Located within commuting distance from New York City and Philadelphia, Colts Neck, NJ is an affluent township in Monmouth County, New Jersey, with a population of about 10,200. Known for its open spaces and strict zoning ordinances favoring local businesses, Colts Neck is a popular destination for families looking to move out of the city who want to enjoy nearby amenities like the Jersey Shore, fine theatre, dining and the arts. Colts Neck was long a prominent agricultural and equestrian community but in the late 1970’s the community approved development and saw a number of large, ranch style houses constructed. Today, Colts Neck real estate consists of luxury and high-end homes and sprawling ranches while still holding on to its equestrian and agricultural roots.

Shopping and Dining

With some of the finest shopping in the world just a short drive or train ride away into New York City, you can spend a day browsing in local antique stores, shopping for local produce and flowers while picking up everyday household items in Colts Neck. Colts Neck Greenhouse Gallery & Florist sells tropical plants, gifts, and even gourmet fruit baskets. Pick up unique gifts, toys, and games at Toybox or children’s clothing at Little Expressions. For home and garden items, check out Becker Hardware for tools, lawn care equipment and even gas and charcoal grills. The music lover will spend hours at D’angelico Guitars or take a drive to nearby Red Bank, NJ and browse through the unique items for sale by hundreds of antiques dealers at the Antique Center of Red Bank.

After a day of shopping or for a romantic meal out, there’s a variety of restaurants in Colts Neck for every palate and appetite. Enjoy a family-style meal or a hamburger and fries at Huddy’s Inn or spend an evening enjoying a romantic meal for two at the historic Colts Neck Inn Steak & Chop House. For more casual dining there’s Orlando Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria and if you’re craving a satisfying breakfast a stop at the Colts Neck General Store is a must. For a unique country food grocery shopping experience, visit the popular Delicious Orchards for everything from fresh produce, apple cider, bakery pies and cakes, prepared salads and side dishes, seafood, cheese and a whole lot more!

Parks and Recreation

Hiking trails, nature areas, equestrian parks, and some of the area’s finest golf courses are just of the few of the many recreational choices for active families and residents of Colts Neck. The Big Brook Preserve is a popular destination for school-aged kids seeking out the many fossils found on this 143 acre park. Spend a day watching Little League games or take in a game of handball at Cedar Drive Park. Enjoy the rolling hills and hiking trails at the popular Buck Mills Recreation Area which is home to fine equestrian and polo fields, a fishing area and picnic grounds. There’s also the Dorbrook Recreation area which boasts 535 acres of playgrounds, tennis courts, paved walking trails and athletic fields.

For those who prefer a day on the links, Colts Neck is home to many fine nationally-known golf courses like the Pebble Creek Golf Club, Colts Neck Golf Club and Trump National Golf Club. Or get of town for the day and soak up the rays along the many beaches near the Jersey Shore just a short drive from Colts Neck.


With strong farming and equestrian roots, the people and city planners of Colts Neck continue to hold on to these ideals as upscale and luxury homes are built in the area. Many of Colts Neck’s residents work and commute to New York City’s financial district and enjoy the small-town feeling this affluent community offers. Colts Neck real estate has weathered the economic downturn with the average home listing price hovering around $1,520,000. Colts Neck real estate consists of luxury homes on large lots, ranch style homes, and many high-end homes.

Schools, Health, Transportation

The Colts Neck School District serves public school students in grades K through 8 with two elementary schools and one middle school. High-school students attend Colts Neck High School or one of the high schools in the Freehold Regional School District which serves neighboring communities. There are also three K through 8 private schools and 6 private high schools which about half of the students in the area attend.

Access to healthcare is just a short drive away in neighboring communities surrounding Colts Neck. There’s the Riverview Medical Center in Red Bank, CentraState Healthcare in Freehold and Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel. Colts Neck’s close proximity to New York City gives residents access to some of the best hospitals in the nation.

Major roads passing through Colts Neck include Route 18 and Route 34. The Garden State Parkway and I-95 can also be accessed through neighboring communities. New Jersey Transit serves Monmouth County with buses and access to light rail and train stations. Residents benefit from access to some of the nation’s largest airports including Newark International (37 miles), or New York airports John F Kennedy International Airport or La Guardiawhich are each about 60 miles distant.

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Contact Information

Cataneo & Associates
33 West Main Street
Holmdel NJ 07733

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