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Princeton, NJ Real Estate

 

Princeton real estate is highly sought for its beautiful houses and upscale community—not to mention the prestige associated with a Princeton mailing address. The town has long been the heart of culture and history in central New Jersey thanks in no small part to the community being built around one of the top three universities in the nation.

Princeton homes for sale benefit from being almost equidistant from Philadelphia and New York; both cities are just around an hour away. For this reason and because of its small town feel, residents of Princeton enjoy the quaintness of the epitomical college town with the convenience of being a short drive or train ride from two of the world’s major metropolises.

The area’s two municipalities of Princeton Township and the Borough of Princeton, which lies wholly within the township, are merging to form a single municipality. Princeton University occupies a third of the borough, with the downtown area backing right up to the campus. The tree-lined streets and upscale shopping and dining of downtown coupled with a cozy, quiet residential area contributed to Princeton being named the 15th best place to live in the United States by Money Magazine in the past decade.

Princeton houses for sale run the gamut in size and style, ranging from small starter homes and single-person units to palatial estates with acres of verdant property for large families. Parents have their choice of excellent public schools, serviced by the Princeton Regional Schools district, and a number of outstanding private and boarding schools. An extremely low and declining crime rate is just another reasons many families seek out Princeton real estate listings.

The opportunities for recreation are endless in Princeton. Carnegie Lake is a manmade body commissioned by Andrew Carnegie just south of the Princeton campus. A towpath along the lake offers picturesque vistas and many places to take a stroll or have a picnic. In fact, all of downtown Princeton and the university’s campus are easily traversable, and hours could be spent just taking in the spectacular architecture, including the university’s Collegiate Gothic halls and the sprawling 19th Century manors of Library Place and Elm Street.

Princeton area real estate is never far from a thriving arts and cultural scene. If you’re a fan of the performing arts, McCarter Theater showcases many stage productions before they make it to Broadway. Triumph Brewing Company offers a hip atmosphere with live bands and, of course, loads of libations. If history is more your speed, Princeton is rife with it. Historic buildings and ties to everything from the Revolutionary War to Albert Einstein make up dozens of fascinating sites to visit.

If you’re looking for a safe, affluent community in which to settle down with your family or perhaps to start one, contact your local Prudential Fox & Roach agent today and learn more about Princeton real estate.



 

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Princeton, NJ

37 STONEY BROOK LN
$4,150,000 
37 STONEY BROOK LN
PRINCETON, NJ

5 Beds, 6/1 Baths
Courtesy of Robin Wallack, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
3735 LAWRENCEVILLE RD
$2,699,999 Price reduced from $2,999,000 (-$299,001)
3735 LAWRENCEVILLE RD
PRINCETON, NJ

6 Beds, 4/1 Baths
5,807 sqft
Courtesy of Rocco D'Armiento, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
304 EWING ST
$1,175,000 Price reduced from $1,195,000 (-$20,000)
304 EWING ST
PRINCETON, NJ

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Courtesy of Ann Camille Lee, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
72 LINDEN LN
$749,000 Price reduced from $799,000 (-$50,000)
72 LINDEN LN
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,622 sqft
Courtesy of Yael Zakut, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
53 WILTON ST
$699,000 Price reduced from $725,000 (-$26,000)
53 WILTON ST
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,932 sqft
Courtesy of Donna Murray, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
28 COUNTY ROAD 518
$599,000 
28 COUNTY ROAD 518
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
Listed 6/14/2017
Courtesy of GALINA PETERSON, BHHS FOX & ROACH
28 COUNTY ROAD 518
$599,000 
28 COUNTY ROAD 518
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/0 Baths
2,080 sqft
Courtesy of Galina Peterson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
55 PRIMROSE CIR
$529,900 Price reduced from $539,900 (-$10,000)
55 PRIMROSE CIR
PRINCETON, NJ

4 Beds, 3/1 Baths
2,621 sqft
Courtesy of Deborah Lang, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
469 SAYRE DR
$525,000 
469 SAYRE DR
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,183 sqft
Courtesy of Chihlan Chan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction
87 SAYRE DR
$499,000 Price reduced from $515,000 (-$16,000)
87 SAYRE DR
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,183 sqft
Courtesy of Ning Muk, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
120 ACADIA CT #10
$310,000 
120 ACADIA CT #10
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,210 sqft
Courtesy of Lisa Candella-Hulbert, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
117 FEDERAL CT #10
$226,500 
117 FEDERAL CT #10
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
951 sqft
Courtesy of Lisa Candella-Hulbert, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
72 LINDEN LN
$3,600 
72 LINDEN LN
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,622 sqft
Courtesy of Yael Zakut, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
19 FOUNTAYNE CT
$2,850 
19 FOUNTAYNE CT
PRINCETON, NJ

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,474 sqft
Courtesy of Chihlan Chan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction
67 HOOVER AVE
$2,600 
67 HOOVER AVE
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/1 Baths
Listed 11/18/2017
Courtesy of MARIANNE RANIOLO FLAGG, BHHS FOX & ROACH
116 RAINIER CT #6
$2,000 
116 RAINIER CT #6
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,210 sqft
Courtesy of Chihlan Chan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction
109 DELAMERE DR #1
$1,900 
109 DELAMERE DR #1
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,258 sqft
Courtesy of Chihlan Chan, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction
202 SALEM CT #7
$1,825 Price reduced from $1,890 (-$65)
202 SALEM CT #7
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,138 sqft
Courtesy of Lisa Candella-Hulbert, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton
102 SEQUOIA CT #3
$1,800 
102 SEQUOIA CT #3
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 2/0 Baths
1,183 sqft
Courtesy of Victoria Zapantis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction
104 OLYMPIC CT #9
$1,650 
104 OLYMPIC CT #9
PRINCETON, NJ

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,000 sqft
Courtesy of Victoria Zapantis, BHHS Fox & Roach-Princeton Junction

Princeton, NJ Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JUL-SEP 2017 13 $513,777 $435,000

Princeton, NJ School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
DIOCESE OF TRENTON K-12 08648 No Rating
PRINCETON CHARTER SCHOOL (DISTRICT) K-6, K-8 08540 5
PRINCETON REGIONAL K-12 08540 4

Princeton, NJ School Rankings (FAQ)

SchoolDigger Performance Ratings provide an overview of a school's test performance. Based on a scale of 0-5.

PRINCETON 4 out of 5
NEW JERSEY 2 out of 5

Princeton, NJ School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

Niche Review Ratings are the overall ratings that are provided by either a Parent/Guardian, Teacher, Staff, Administrator, Student or Former Student. Based on a scale of 1-5.

PRINCETON
NEW JERSEY
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Princeton, NJ Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 28,282
Households: 9,379
Median Age: 32

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