If you’re looking through the selection of new homes West Windsor NJ has to offer, you’re probably already impressed with this lovely area of Mercer County.  Known as one of the most affluent towns in the United States by Forbes magazine, West Windsor has a lot of loveliness about it.

Firstly, if you’re looking to start or raise a family in this town that is bordered by Princeton and also shares the Princeton post office, you’ll be thrilled to know that West Windsor Township is:

  • Safe: AOL/Neighborhood Scout named it as 97% safer than other neighborhoods
  • Well-Educated: If you spy houses for sale in West Windsor, NJ and you’ve got kids, this is the place to be. The area’s schools are top-notch, specifically:

-#10 in NJ

– #18 out of STEM High Schools (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)

-#276 out of the nation

Some bonus notes on the schools are:

– Plainsboro and West Windsor are a combined school district

– There is a relatively new private school in town for K-12 students, called the Wilberforce School

Secondly, if you like the arts, this Mercer County gem has plenty to offer the artist and art appreciation fan with:

  1. The West Windsor Arts Center: Arts and the community come together here with a wide variety of classes, exhibitions, performance and other artistic meetings. Whether you love literature, painting or theatre, you’re bound to find something that appeals to you at the WW Arts Center
  2. Princeton University’s Art Museum has an impressive number of works of art and also happens to be one of the best university art museums in the world

These are just some of the features that attract potential buyers to scout houses for sale in West Windsor, NJ.

Here are more town facts that make this township a lovely place to call “home.”

The Beauty of West Windsor Township

Are you eager to get outdoors and be active, or perhaps, love your canine as your one and only “real child?”

Visit West Windsor’s Richard J. Coffee Mercer County Park, West Windsor Community Park, or Duck Pond Park.

Here are some of the features of each park:

  1. Richard J. Coffee Mercer County Park: athletics fields, a dog park for you puppy fans, boathouse, biking trails and an ice skating rink too. This is a perfect hot spot for active residents.
  2. Duck Pond Park: still under construction, the park has lighted soccer fields, as well as basketball and volleyball courts.
  3. Community Park: a playground for the little’s, running or biking trails, dog parks too (it’s a dog-friendly town!), tennis and basketball courts and even a skate park. The big feature of this park though, is the township’s Family Aquatics Center, so be sure to get your swim on!

The reality is this is a wonderful place to live. There are plenty of ways to commute to NYC or travel with Amtrak and NJ Transit coming and going out of Princeton Junction, and the schools make it a great place for families with growing families. With such benefits for parents, workers, artists and active people all around, this Mercer County location really is a gem of the Garden State.