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Living in Northfield, NJ

Known as "The Gateway to the Shore," it's hard to imagine that Northfield, New Jersey, was once a bustling 18th-century commercial center. Although it's now considered a suburb of Atlantic City, you'll see evidence of the town's great past everywhere you look. Residents love Northfield's small-town feel, its strong sense of community, and its abundance of outdoor activities.

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Things to Do in Northfield

On weekends, you'll find residents enjoying the great outdoors at Northfield's pride and joy, Birch Grove Park, with its hiking trails, fishing areas, playground, and regular festivals. If outdoor activities aren't really your cup of tea, you'll find plenty of shopping on Tilton Road. After a big day of hiking, golfing, or shopping, treat yourself to dinner at one of the town's amazing, authentic Italian restaurants.

Just over the Margate Bridge are the beautiful beaches of Margate City, Longport, and Ventnor City, where you can walk the boardwalks, ride your bike, swim, or just soak up the sun's rays while lying on the beach. For a dose of big city culture, Philadelphia is just under 60 miles away, making it ideal for a day trip or a weekend away. Life in a Northfield neighborhood is relaxed and low-key, but the town's proximity to the beach and to Atlantic City means it's never boring.

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Travel Around Northfield

The majority of people living in Northfield, NJ, work in town or in the surrounding area, but when they do have to travel farther out, Northfield is conveniently located right near the Garden State Parkway, which is one of the main highways running through the state. The Atlantic City Expressway, which runs from Atlantic City to Philadelphia, is also nearby, as are routes 9 and 40/322.

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Housing in Northfield

The Northfield, NJ, real estate market is fairly active, so you're sure to find something that suits your needs and budget. In addition to rentals, you'll find a wide variety of homes for sale in Northfield, from bungalows and condos to townhouses and Colonials.


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What Locals Love

Don't Miss It

  • Birch Grove Park is not your standard green space. Its 271-acres also features fresh water fishing lakes, playgrounds, exercise trails, museums, a historical house on-site, and over 50 campsites.
  • Beach lovers simply cross over the Margate Bridge to gain access to the beaches of Margate City, Longport, and Ventnor City.
  • Suburban comforts, like restaurants and shops, are right at your doorstep.


Northfield Real Estate at a Glance

  • 25 Homes Sold*
  • 119 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $434,500 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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