Located within New Jersey, United States, the census-designated place of Cranbury is located in the New York - Newark and Twin Rivers - Hightstown metropolitan areas.
Cranbury is reasonably good for those who prefer a quiet atmosphere, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although that is not the case near New Jersey Turnpike or the railway line.
The predominant housing types in Cranbury are single detached homes and townhouses. Roughly one third of properties in this part of the New York - Newark and Twin Rivers - Hightstown metropolitan areas were built before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were constructed in the 1960s and the 1980s. This census-designated place offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes. Home owners occupy around 90% of the properties in the census-designated place whereas the remainder are rented.
It can be difficult to walk to high schools and primary schools from properties for sale in this part of the New York - Newark and Twin Rivers - Hightstown metropolitan areas. Locals can choose between public and private elementary schools. With respect to food, house buyers in Cranbury almost always have to use a vehicle to travel to the nearest grocery store. A limited variety of restaurants and cafes is available as well.
Cranbury is very car friendly. The majority of real estate listings are a rather short car ride from the nearest highway, such as New Jersey Turnpike, and it is very convenient to park. However, traveling on foot is not very feasible for residents in Cranbury because very few daily errands can be run without needing to use a vehicle.