Located in the New York - Newark metropolitan area, Martinsville is a neighborhood within Bridgewater, New Jersey.
Martinsville offers a slower-paced environment and will appeal to home buyers who enjoy spending time outdoors. Accessing green spaces in the neighborhood, like 2nd Watchung Mountain and Washington Valley Park, is easy and there are about 20 of them nearby for residents to explore. This part of Bridgewater is also reasonably quiet, as there are generally low levels of noise from traffic - although there are still several noisier sections, especially around Interstate 287 or the railway line.
About 95% of the population of this neighborhood own their home while renters make up the remainder. In this area, around 90% of the dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings. The median year of construction for houses in this neighborhood is 1972. This part of Bridgewater offers mainly three bedroom and four or more bedroom homes.
A portion of house buyers in Martinsville may be able to reach the nearest grocery store on foot, while others will have to rely on another means of transportation. There are also a few opportunities for those who cherish restaurants in close proximity. With regards to education, traveling on foot to primary schools can be challenging in Martinsville, which does not have any high schools. Locals have the choice between public and private elementary schools.
This area is very car friendly. It is very easy to access a parking spot, and the majority of real estate listings are a rather short drive from the nearest highway, such as Interstate 287. On the other hand, Martinsville is not a very pleasant part of Bridgewater for moving around by public transit. Nonetheless, there are a few bus lines. This area is not very suitable for walking since very few daily needs can be met on foot.