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Don't throw your money away !
I have lived here for 5 years,rent is high for what you get. You are expected to shovel your own sidewalks and driveway. You are also responsible for maintenance of driveway even though you do not own the property. People are very cliquey, and are not so welcoming. There are a certain couple that feel as though they run everything and complain about everything else anyone does. Water and sewer are quite expensive. As soon as you purchase a new home you are losing money, since you can never sell for any where what you paid for it. Rules are one thing for one set of people another for others. People have their adult children with criminal backgrounds living with them.Run don't walk from this place!!!!
Not what it's cracked up to be ...
If I had the chance to do it over again I would run the other way. There is a lot of corruption going on. People getting kick-backs to force people to walk away from their old units so new units can be put in and big profits made. There is a whole network of conspiracy and backstabbing. Also ,,, very depressing place. Very little good senior programs going on. Once they hook you in and get your money you're on your own. Very cold and unfriendly place. Let the buyer beware!!
A wonderful place to live
I have lived here for 5 years. The community is 55+ with only a few who are aged 48+ because they are disabled. That's the LAW!! There are no children. The community is clean and quiet. Each home (370+) has a large lot with a 2-car driveway, individual mail box delivery, and a storage shed. The Club House is the Elections Voting location for all residents and is very nice with an Olympic-size swimming pool, shuffle board, and BBQ grills. They offer Bingo, Cards, and Holiday Dances for the residents. During emergencies, like Hurricane Sandy, the Club House is open 24/7 with an emergency generator, hot coffee, cocoa, and sandwiches. RENT INCLUDES Basic Cable, Street Snow Removal, Garbage and Recycle Pickup, Weekly Lawn and Tree Maintenance, Discounted Heating Gas prices, and best of all it's a RENT CONTROLLED community based on the Social Security COLA. The Deer are happy here too and spend a lot of time nibbling on the grass or laying down to take a rest. AND WE HAVE NO CRIME!! What more can you ask for???
think twice before buying at clearwater
The rent is high for what you get. There a lot of people moving in that are not 55,and they have a problem getting rid of people who have criminal records.
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Spotswood is a small borough located in Middlesex County.
- The borough has a walkability score of 45, which means that most errands are going to require you to have a car.
- The median age is 45 years.
- There are 8 different senior housing facilities within the zip code, making it easy to find appropriate housing for seniors.
- The average weather is 55 degrees.
- There are two veterans facilities in Spotswood, being the Veteran's of Foreign Wars and the American Legion, Post 253.
There are 30 miles of roadways in Spotswood. If you want to get around the borough, you will most likely need a vehicle. You can use the NJ Transit to get from the borough to Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan.
Health and Safety
The closet hospital to Spotswood is Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital located in New Brunswick, which is just 9 miles away. The borough is considered very safe, as it is rated 77% safer than the rest of the U.S. If you ever are in need of assistance, the Spotswood Police and EMS can be of assistance to you 24/7.
Sports and Leisure
The Spotswood Senior Center is open Monday through Friday. The following are just some of the events that are offered at the center:
- Transportation to shopping centers and stores
- Local day trips
- Special events
- Exercise classes: Yoga, Fit for Life, Stress Reduction Breathing
- Computer classes
- Bingo and card games
- Crocheting and knitting classes
- Young at Heart Chorus
The Tamarack Golf Course is just ten minutes away from the borough.
Shopping and Entertainment
The borough is home to the Renaissance Square at Spotswood, which is home to 15 small stores/restaurants, including:
- Dunkin Donuts
- The UPS Store
- Garden State Community Bank
- Kumon Learning Center
- Spotless Dry Cleaners
- Verizon Wireless
- First Rehabilitation
- Tan Lines
- Bright Horizons
- LA Perfection Nails
- Snap Fitness
- Academy of Music
- Central Jersey Dental Care
- Dramatically Different Salon
There are plenty of restaurants located in the borough, including the more popular MJ's Pizza Bar & Grill.
If you are looking for a grocery in the borough, you easily head on over to ShopRite that is conveniently located right in the borough.
The Spotswood Public Library is open 6 days a week. There are plenty of service services offered at the library including:
- Movie matinees and movie nights
- Adult craft nights
- Rosetta Stone classes
There are a wide variety of churches that you can choose from that are located right in the borough. Some of the more popular choices include:
- St. Peter's Espiscopal Church
- Immaculate Conception Rectory
- Spotswood Reformed Church