Nestled up in Northwest New Jersey is the spacious suburb of Randolph—one of the hottest parts of real estate in Morris county. Regarded as a hotspot for corporate headquarters, upscale dining, and nice hilly areas, Randolph is a place that has a charm that’s completely unique to it.
This dense suburban area has become a favorite among real estate investors as well as upscale families looking for a place to call home. People who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of big cities but still enjoy the many amenities and venues they offer need to check out houses in this area. Here’s why…
1. Randolph is a professional hotspot.
If you are looking for employment, then Randolph is an area that will be very kind to you. This town (and the surrounding areas) are known for being chock-full of young professionals and corporations who hire them. There are companies in almost every field imaginable here.
People who want to have a job that’s easy to drive to and well-paid are going to want to move to Randolph—or at least find a job there.
2. The community is remarkably tight-knit.
Randolph is one of those New Jersey towns where everyone has a tendency to stick together. Parents make a point of looking out for each other’s kids. People tend to reach out to one another when problems arise in the community, and the town is known for being friendly.
It’s also worth pointing out that Randolph received high marks when it comes to diversity, so if you are seeking out a warm community that is highly tolerant, this is a great place to go.
3. Schools are pretty good, too.
Speaking of having a family-friendly community, let’s talk about the school system that Randolph has. Randolph’s schools are known for being in the top 10 percent of the safest schools in the state, not to mention being in the top 50 school districts in New Jersey.
This township is one that is highly arts-oriented, which bodes well for kids who want to flex their creativity. College prep courses are also made widely available, as are AP courses. Once you’ve graduated high school, catching some classes at Morris County College is just a short drive away. Overall, it’s a great town to learn in.
4. You might get a little starry-eyed.
Along with having excellent schools, Randolph also has another major educational powerhouse worth talking about: its planetarium. The Longo Planetarium at the County College of Morris is right in town—and regularly hosts shows that are open to the public.
It’s hard to deny how much fun it is to watch the planetarium’s shows, or how much you can learn from a single session. If you’re a fan of planetariums, you’re going to like this attraction.
5. Or you might take a swing at things.
Another major attraction that brings people to Randolph is its golf scene. This town has not one, but two golf courses that let people practice their swing and book tee times. If you are new to the game and don’t have gear, don’t worry—they have rentals there.
If you are a fan of the country club lifestyle, it’s also good to know that there are several upscale country clubs in the surrounding areas. So, you’ll never have to worry about finding that perfect place to socialize.
6. The restaurants in Randolph are great.
One of the more popular things to do in Randolph is to go out for food, and that’s mostly thanks to the great restaurant scene. Along with popular chain restaurants like Chic-Fil-A and Noches de Colombia, the town features a massive array of different cuisines to try.
Some of the more popular restaurants in town include Madame Thai Cuisine, Kabab Paradise, and Rosie’s Trattoria. Because this town is so diverse, you won’t have to worry about running low on high-quality ethnic foods to enjoy.
7. Arcade it up.
If nothing else, it’s safe to say that Randolph is a very entertainment-heavy town. This is especially true when it comes to gaming. Fans of old school video games are going to be thrilled to find out that Randolph has multiple arcade venues where they can play all their favorite games.
Live gaming is also a doable thing here. Randolph near several excellent escape room that is filled to the brim with challenging puzzles.
8. It’s extremely senior-friendly, too.
If you are over the age of 65, it’s no secret that many towns in New Jersey aren’t exactly easy to live in. Randolph isn’t one of those towns. Along with having top-rated senior care facilities, the town has an entire department geared towards senior-friendly activities to enjoy.
This community is that perfect blend between being senior-friendly and lively enough to be a great place to be for young families that are just starting to blossom. For multi-generational families, it’s safe to say Randolph is a dream.
9. You also get to enjoy Mother Nature.
Living in Randolph means that you don’t just get the epic restaurants and entertainment of a larger city. It also means that you get to enjoy driving down rolling hills, looking at the beautiful scenery, and visiting nearby parks.
Randolph’s park system features a wide array of different trails and recreation zones that are perfect for warm summer days. We strongly suggest trying out a trail at Hedden Park…or just having a nice picnic there.
10. The nightlife here isn’t too bad, either.
While many towns tend to be notoriously family-friendly, but then forget that parents need to have a way to unwind, too. Randolph makes a point of having bars and restaurants that are ideal for date night, while also giving adults ways to unwind.
No matter who you are or what stage in your life you’re at, it’s safe to say that Randolph has a place for you to call home. Isn’t that the best reason to live here?