Robbinsville, New Jersey (formerly Washington Township) is on the rise. With new construction and developments creating a downtown feel in the rural community, Robbinsville is quickly becoming a coveted place to live in Mercer County, NJ. Preserved open space mixed with a suburban center ensure that while the agricultural flavor of Robbinsville remains, there is access to an assortment of stores, restaurants and recreational opportunities.
Washington (Robbinsville) Town Center:
Town Center, by the intersection of Route 33 and Route 130, is a walkable mixed-used community. The neo-traditional development received several awards for its planning and design. The community features single-family homes, townhouses, duplexes and lofts at a variety of price points. They are set against parks, a lake, paths and open space and all within walking distance of the retail center. The community has beautiful homes and a tight-knit neighborhood feel.
With dining, shopping and services, Town Center offers an array of amenities, including the famous DeLorenzo’s Tomato Pies. Whether you need a spa day, sushi or some new jewelry, Town Center has you covered.
Town Center South is the latest development in the works. It’s located next to the original community. Among its highlights will be new luxury apartments and a 20-acre park.
Parks and Recreational Opportunities:
The lakes, playgrounds, neighborhood parks and dog park at Town Center aren’t the only areas to bask in the outdoors in Robbinsville. Other parks and recreation highlights include:
- The Robbinsville House at Hillcrest Farm includes 23 acres of open space and the historic Robbins House, which is one of the few brick farmhouses left in Mercer County. Residents interested in tennis, basketball courts, picnics, walking and hiking will enjoy Tatum Park. Its Thomas J. May Nature Trail is a half-mile loop by Assunpink Creek.
- Robbinsville Community Park is known for its walking and jogging paths, playground and soccer and lacrosse fields.
- The Municipal Complex is a recreation area, which boasts basketball, sand volleyball and bocce ball courts, as well as a skate park.
- The newest addition, Blakely Park, has three athletic fields on its 28 acres.
The Robbinsville Little League, PAL football program, Soccer Association and Lacrosse Associations are staples of the community and perfect for keeping kids and teens entertained. Senior citizens gather at the Senior Center to take part in activities. There is something for residents of all ages.
Geography and Transportation:
Robbinsville, located in Mercer County, NJ, is nearly 20.5 square miles in size and borders Hamilton Township, West Windsor Township, East Windsor Township, Allentown, Millstone Township and Upper Freehold Township.
Along with its proximity to numerous suburbs and destinations, such as Princeton, Robbinsville is situated between Philadelphia and New York City. Hamilton Train Station and the Princeton Junction Rail Station are a quick drive away. It’s located on Route 33 and near Route 130. Plus, I-295 and the NJ Turnpike are close by. Bus service is available through New Jersey Transit to and from Trenton via the 606 route. The Trenton-Mercer Airport is conveniently located in nearby Ewing Township and is serviced by Frontier Airlines.
Robbinsville is home to award-winning public schools with excellent academics and sports programs. The Robbinsville Public School District includes the newly renovated Sharon Elementary School, Pond Road Middle School and Robbinsville High School, which graduated its first class of students in 2008.
As of the 2010 United States Census, Robbinsville Township, NJ breaks down as follows:
- The population is 13,642 people.
- There are 5,087 households and 3,591 families.
- 41.7% of the households have children under 18-years-old, 60% are married couples, 29.4% are non-families, 25.8% are comprised of individuals, and 8.6% are people 65-years-old and older living alone. The median age of the population is 39.2 years of age.
- The average household size is 2.66 and the average family size is 3.26.
- The median household income is $92,440 and the median family income is $124,816.
With the vibrant Town Center featuring new homes and a variety of amenities, an excellent school district, open space and recreational opportunities, Robbinsville is the ideal place to live for families and professionals. The Mercer County town is charming, but sophisticated. If you’re interested in buying or selling Robbinsville, NJ real estate, Smires & Associates is here to help. We also happen to be located in Robbinsville making us an expert in the community and surrounding areas. Contact us today for your real estate needs.