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Scotch Plains Real Estate

Nestled between the Garden State Parkway and I-78 is the community of Scotch Plains. With a quaint look and rich history, Scotch Plains real estate will give you easy access to New York City by train or on one of the nearby highways. The area’s Watchung Mountains provide wonderful hiking and nature opportunities as well as fabulous views.

Golf courses, parks and an amusement park provide outdoor fun and recreational opportunities in Scotch Plains.

The history of the area includes the Raritan Indians and their wigwam village. According to the historical society, the region’s history probably begins with Verrazano in the year 1524. More information is available at the Historical Society of Scotch Plains and Fanwood New Jersey.

The community provides many services to its residents. Living in Scotch Plains, you and your family will be close to million-dollar homes such as found on Far View Drive or Norwegian Woods. Colonial style architecture makes these single family homes distinctive and loaded with amenities. Elegant estates, such as Berwyck Chase can also be found in Scotch Plains, and Scotch Meadow Estates offers colonial style homes with luxury new construction and nearby golf.

Public schools are part of the Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District and are highly rated. Included are School #1 Elementary School, William J.. McGinn Elementary, Howard B. Brunner Elementary, Evergreen Elementary,Park Middle School, Terrill Middle School and Fanwood High School. Other very highly rated schools in Scotch Plains include the Academy for Information Technology, the Academy for Performing Arts and Union County Magnet High School. A private school for elementary grades PK-8 is St. Bartholomew Academy.

Management, professional and related occupations head the list of workers. Major companies are found throughout the New Jersey area, especially technology companies. Many residents work in Newark or in Manhattan.

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