Marlboro Real Estate and Information

Marlboro Real Estate and Information

Located just a short distance from the Jersey Shore and a 55 minute drive from New York City, Marlboro Township, New Jersey is a residential community of just over 40,000 residents in Monmouth County steeped in local history and customs with deep farming, fishing, and agricultural roots.

Marlboro’s picturesque neighborhoods and open farm lands provide for a quiet community with a rural flavor. Marlboro real estate and homes for sale include older homes and larger lots for new construction. There are many retirement communities and ample opportunities for affordable housing. Equestrian clubs and youth fitness are very popular in Marlboro which is a thriving and active community.

Shopping and Dining

The Township of Marlboro recently kicked off a Shop Marlboro! campaign to encourage its residents to shop locally and support local businesses. Some of these local options include buying fresh flowers at Elegant Creations or By Special Arrangements and picking up plants, potting soil and all your backyard project needs at TLC Casola Farms. Shop for women’s apparel at Fox’s, or for leather goods and fine handbags at Country Craft, Inc. For higher-end shopping there’s the Freehold Raceway Mall for popular department stores, electronics and women’s and men’s apparel.

Locally owned restaurants are abundant in Marlboro with everything from Italian to Russian to standard American Fare. There’s Firehouse Restaurant, Russian Dream, Nonna’s Citi Cucina, Pino's Restaurant, Damon's Grill & Sports Bar and Brioso Ristorante. For those who love to cook, Tuscany's Italian Specialty Foods & Catering is the place for you.

Parks and Recreation

Marlboro has thriving parks and recreation programs for kids, active adults, and seniors. The youth sports program is very popular and includes the Marlboro Soccer Association, Little League and Youth Football Programs and a youth basketball program. In the summer, Marlboro hosts a Summer Concert Series with many notable acts and local talent. For active adults there’s the Marlboro Country Park with tennis courts, ball fields and handball courts or the Municipal Complex with shuffle boards, walking paths and picnic shelters.

In addition to the parks, sports fields and tennis courts, Marlboro is rich in local history and is close to the sites of historic battles like the Battle of Monmouth. Walkers and bikers can go for miles along the Henry Hudson Trail which has two stretches of pathways through Marlboro.

Golf enthusiasts enjoy the 18-hole course at the Bella Vista Country Club or one of the many fine golf courses in Monmouth County. Take in a day at the races at the Freehold Raceway which boasts the nation’s oldest and fastest half mile racing track. The Jersey Shore is a popular destination for those looking to spend the day on the beach or get away for the weekend.


Marlboro’s convenient proximity to New York City and New Jersey’s famous shoreline, and its relatively low crime rate, make it a comfortable and popular place for families and couples looking to move out of the big city. Marlboro is surrounded by scenic farmland and rolling hills and has a strong equestrian community. Marlboro real estate consists of single family housing, condos and upscale town homes. There are many options for different home styles in Marlboro, real estate including ranch-style living, luxury homes and older colonial-style homes along with newly built homes. The average listing price for a home is $586,900 and the average selling price around $433,000.

Schools, Health, Transportation

Students in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade attend school in the Marlboro Township Public School District which has one pre-school, 5 elementary schools and 5 middle schools. There is one public High School in Marlboro and High School-aged students have the option of attending one of the many specialty High Schools in the Freehold Regional School District. There are many private and religiously affiliated schooling options in the region including the High Point Schools, Solomon Schechter Day School Association and Christian Brothers Academy.

The CentraState Healthcare System in Freehold serves Marlboro with a 282-bed medical facility with emergency services, cancer care, rehabilitation services, a women’s health center and much, much more. Raritan Bay Medical Center Old Bridge Division is the next closest hospital located in Old Bridge Township with a pediatrics center, cardiology treatment center and emergency medical services.

Those who live in Marlboro commute to work by car with the nearest highways being U.S. Routes 9 and 18 along with Country Route 520 and Route 79. These highways provide easy access to the Garden State Parkway and the New Jersey Turnpike. The New Jersey Transit Authority offers train and bus services to New York City and Newark and offers popular train services along the Jersey coastline. Newark International (37 miles)is the closest airport, while John F Kennedy International Airport and La Guardia are both less than 60 miles away.

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Cataneo & Associates
33 West Main Street
Holmdel NJ 07733

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