Toms River is a township of Ocean County, New Jersey. Previously named as the Township of Dover (or Dover Township), voters decided to change the name to Toms River in 2006. This is sometimes confusing to visitors and residents of New Jersey alike, but either way it is a beautiful place to live and buy a home. The town also has a bit of fame to claim as being the film sight of the 1979 classic “Amityville Horror” as well as the 1988 “X-files” movie. If you are looking for Toms River homes for sale, this town is as interesting as they come.
Toms River has that cozy feel of a small town that makes it a great place to raise a family. The peaceful, well kept neighborhoods and are visually appealing to all who visit and live here. It is the perfect spot to settle down when you work in the city but do not want to live there. The educational system is top notch and crime rates are low making Toms River an excellent option when you are deciding where to settle.
Downtown Toms River is one of the best places to go for a night out. From sporting goods to antique shops to boutiques, the shopping selection is unique and entertaining. When you are ready for a delicious meal or a snack, you will love the choices. For home style comfort foods, check out Velo Eatery or you might try Burger 25 for some of the freshest burgers around. And when you are ready for dessert, Uncle Dood’s Donuts has an eye catching array of cleverly decorated donuts you won’t be able to pass up. Whatever you’re in the mood for, Toms River has got it for you.
Toms River has that small town vibe that makes town events a blast for young and old alike. In the summer, the bustling Farmer’s Market is full of food, garden and craft vendors with much to see and taste. If you want the freshest, locally grown produce, this is where to stop. Throughout the year, the community hosts several exciting events such as the Harvest Festival in October, Summer in the Street and Christmas Tree Lighting. Each event is packed with various vendors of all kinds as well as memorable, live entertainment to dance to and enjoy.
Toms River has as tight, close knit and welcoming community you will love becoming a part of. Gloria Nilson and Co. Real Estate is excited to find you the perfect home for you. Our team has a thorough knowledge of New Jersey and the real estate market. Give us a call today!
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