Located in New Jersey, United States, the township of Bridgewater is situated in the New York - Newark metropolitan area.
The character of Bridgewater is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. It is easy to access green spaces in the township and there are over 50 of them nearby for residents to discover. This township is quiet overall, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic - however some parts can be quite loud, especially near one of the railway lines, the airport (Somerset Airport), Interstate 287 or Interstate 78.
Single detached homes are the predominant housing type, representing most of the dwellings in Bridgewater, while the remainder are mainly townhouses. The median year of construction for buildings in this township is 1972. This part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area also has quite a good selection of housing size options - it is quite easy to find homes ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About 85% of the population of this township own their home and 15% are renters.
Property owners may find it challenging to access high schools and primary schools as pedestrians. Residents can choose between public and private elementary schools. Regarding food, getting to one of approximately 20 grocery stores by walking is an option for some, but not all, home buyers in this part of the New York - Newark metropolitan area. There are also a few choices for those who cherish close by restaurants and cafes.
Driving is an excellent mode of transportation in this township. It is especially convenient to park, and nearby highways, such as Interstate 287, are easy to reach from anywhere in Bridgewater. However, commuting by public transit is very hard in Bridgewater. Nevertheless, house owners profit from the Bridgewater Station on the Raritan Valley Line. There are a few bus lines traversing the township. It is impractical for people walking to move around in Bridgewater as running common errands is difficult on foot.