Basking Ridge & Bernards Twp. NJ Real Estate Homes, Townhomes and Condos for Sale
Bernards Township is a township in Somerset County, New Jersey. The township is roughly bounded by the Second Watchung Mountain in the southwest, the Dead River swamp on the south, the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge, Passaic River, and Millington Gorge in the east. The township borders Bedminster Township and Far Hills to the west, Bernardsville to the northwest, Bridgewater Township to the southwest, and Warren Township to the southeast in Somerset County and Harding Township to the northeast and Long Hill to the east in Morris County.
Unincorporated communities, localities and place names located partially or completely within the township include Basking Ridge, Green Knoll, Hardscrabble, Liberty Corner, Lyons, Madisonville, Mount Horeb, Somerset Mills, State Park, Stone House and White Bridge. Martinsville is an unincorporated area in Bridgewater Township, whose 08836 ZIP Code also covers portions of Bernards Township.
Students in public school for pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade are educated by the Bernards Township School District. The schools in the district are Cedar Hill Elementary School, Liberty Corner Elementary School, Mount Prospect Elementary School, Oak Street Elementary School, William Annin Middle School and Ridge High School. The district offers a state-of-the-art public program for children on the autism spectrum, utilizing the principles of applied behavior analysis. Pingry School, a private coeducational college preparatory day school, has its upper campus, for grades 6 to 12, located in Basking Ridge.
NJ Transit train service is available at the Basking Ridge station and Lyons station on the Gladstone Branch, providing service between Gladstone and Hoboken Terminal.
NJ Transit provides local bus service on the MCM8 route. Lakeland Bus Lines provides Route 78 rush-hour service from Bedminster to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan.