Basking Ridge

Known for its rich history, natural beauty, and small-town charm, Basking Ridge, part of greater Bernards Township, is located in Somerset County, New Jersey. This peaceful and scenic town is about an hour commute from NYC and can be reached via car, train or bus. The town is surrounded by beautiful forests and parks, including the 600-acre Lord Stirling Park, which offers hiking trails, fishing, and horseback riding. Basking Ridge also has a small but quaint downtown area, with local shops, restaurants, and cafes.

The Basking Ridge school system is known for their academic excellence and strong community support. They offer a variety of programs and extracurricular activities, including music and art programs, sports teams, and clubs. The district is committed to providing a well-rounded education to its students and has been recognized for its high academic standards at the four elementary schools, middle school and Ridge High School. Overall, the schools in Basking Ridge are highly regarded, and many families choose to move to the area specifically for the quality of education offered.

Whether it's the history of the town, the vibrant community, its location or the beautiful scenery that draws you to Basking Ridge, this could be a great place to live for those seeking a safe, friendly community with a strong sense of history and natural beauty.


For more information:

Bernards Township Site

Bernards Township Public Schools

NJ Transit


About the Neighborhood

Great schools
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Good transit
Yards are well-kept
Parks and playgrounds
Lots of wildlife
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
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