Getting to your Somerville apartment will be easy using the Somerville train station on New Jersey Transit's Raritan Valley Line going to Newark Penn Station. Or if you have a car, you will be just minutes from Route 202/206 circle with access to Route 287. Centrally located in the state, Somerville is home to the Somerset County Courthouse and Somerset Medical Center. The downtown area is undergoing a major redevelopment effort with the demolition of an antiquated strip mall and replacing it with a modern shopping center. Although the community will retain its charm of having many historical buildings and quaint shops perfect for strolling.
In the north part of the borough, residents can access the Somerville Circle, the intersection of Routes 202/206 and 22 leading to Bridgewater Mall and the Somerset County Vocational College. To the east is the TD Bank Minor League baseball stadium where many concerts and events are held during the year. There is also a huge shopping center in this area with Target, Costco and Babies R Us type stores. Popular restaurants include Alfonso's Family Trattoria & Gourmet Pizzeria and The Verve Bistro, Bar & Lounge on Warren Street. A Farmers Market, Friday Cruise nights and a summer concerts series are just a few of the attractions you can enjoy living in a Somerville apartment.
Some residents live in Somerville apartments to be near the Somerset Medical Center which is a nationally accredited, regional medical center providing emergency, medical/surgical and rehabilitative services. The train station is near South Bridge Street, so if you are commuting you may want to live close to there. With the court house and many county offices, parking is not the greatest. There are going to be some home rentals in this area but many of the houses are older and may have dated appliances and features. A one bedroom apartment in Somerville should cost about $1,000 per month to rent.
Average Rent in Somerville, NJ
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