Search the newest Fair Haven homes for sale & real estate in Monmouth County below! Fair Haven is a small hamlet on the banks of the Navesink River in eastern New Jersey. Home to approximately 6,000 people, Fair Haven covers a total area of about 2 square miles. Across the water, Fair Haven is only about 25 miles from lower Manhattan, but by car the journey is twice that, about 50 miles. The town is considered a wealthy suburb of New York and is a part of the New York Metropolitan Area. For more information about Fair Haven, NJ properties for sale or to organize a home showing, contact your local real estate experts today. Read more about Fair Haven real estate.
In the mid-19th century, Fair Haven served as a steamboat port where day trippers from New York City, 25 miles across the bay, would disembark for a day of leisure while the steamboats headed back with a hold full of oysters. The steamboats no longer run, but Fair Haven has become a much sought after enclave due to its proximity to both New York City and the easily accessible beaches of northern New Jersey.
One of the town's most exciting events is the annual Fair Haven Fireman's Fair, put on by the Fair Haven Fire Company every year for the past 100 plus years. The purpose of a fireman's fair is to raise funds for the local fire company and the Fair Haven version is the largest in the state.
Every year, thousands of visitors flock to the Fair Haven Fireman's Fair to hear the likes of Bruce Springsteen and Bon Jovi, while enjoying food, rides, and the chance to win thousands of dollars in the raffle.
Fair Haven is home to over 6,000 residents with a median home value of $685,000. There are around 2,000 households with a median household income of around $115,000. Home prices in Fair Haven rank among the most expensive in New Jersey and indeed, in the entire country. Around 50 percent of households have children under the age of 18.
There are many exciting real estate options on offer in Fair Haven. Many homes were built between 1940 and 1970 and have features dating back to that period. Others have coveted river views.
At the list price of around $685,000, potential home buyers will find much to love in Fair Haven. Three and four bedrooms and two bathrooms are common in this price range. There are many colonial homes that are loaded with character and have excellent outdoor space. You may find wrap around porches, fireplaces, hardwood floors, and updated kitchens. Homes in this price range are typically in excellent condition.
At the top of the market in Fair Haven, the sky is the limit. Waterfront properties with private beaches and swimming pools are available. You may find multiple acre properties that will become your own oasis. Gourmet kitchens, wine cellars, formal dining rooms, and more are all on offer in Fair Haven for the discerning buyer.
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