The Spartas, wanting to live closer to the beach, found Heritage Village at Seabreeze, a 55+ affordable active adult residence in the shore community of Forked River, part of scenic Ocean County. Heritage Village at Seabreeze features a maintenance-
"We found that Forked River would be a great place to live and have enjoyed every minute here," Roseanne said. "We're a short drive to the ocean and there are a number of great parks nearby. It's great to live closer to family as well," noting her brother lives near Long Beach Island.
In fact, Roseanne's family recently organized her 60th birthday celebration at Heritage Village at Seabreeze's clubhouse, which, along with the full kitchen, is available for unlimited tenant use. "My family and friends were so impressed with the different community spaces and said it's like living in an upscale hotel."
In addition to the clubhouse, residents enjoy numerous amenities such as a fitness center, on-site laundry facilities, a computer center, library and outdoor walking paths. The developer, Community Investment Strategies (CIS), Inc. and its affiliate, CIS Management Inc., also provide 24/7 property management services, including a live-in superintendent, and recreational and social events.
"The manager here really goes out of her way for the residents," Roseanne added. "She works with the residents to organize pizza nights, potluck dinners, events and holiday parties. It really makes for a happy neighborhood atmosphere."
Specializing in multi-family housing, including 55+, senior housing and mixed-use redevelopments, as well as market-rate and affordable housing, CIS develops a broad spectrum of properties, ranging from garden apartments to mid- and hi-rise complexes. The Lawrenceville, N.J.-based company and its affiliates have been consistently recognized for its award-winning communities, business model, corporate citizenship and advocacy as well as people-first philosophy.
Heritage Village at Seabreeze, located at 1031 Newark Avenue North, is easily accessible from the Garden State Parkway at exit 74. Each of the 86 one-bedroom and 14 two-bedroom units is equipped with Energy Star-rated appliances, wall-to-wall bedroom carpeting, full size kitchens and ceramic tile bathrooms, private washer/dryer hookups, individually controlled central air conditioning and a private balcony or patio. Monthly rentals are $858 for one-bedroom apartments and $1,024 for two-bedroom units. Residents enjoy close proximity to cities such as New York, Atlantic City and Philadelphia. For more information about Heritage Village at Seabreeze, contact the marketing office at 609-242-1211, or visit www.ciscommunities.com.