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Living in Bradley Beach, NJ

Living in Bradley Beach, NJ

Bradley Beach is located in Monmouth County between Ocean Grove and Avon by the Sea. Popular with vacationers, With an award winning boardwalk, a miniature golf course on the beachfront, and is famous for its beautiful dunes on the Oceanfront. Bradley Beach real estate has something to offer for both summer residents, or for those looking to reside here year round. There are 5000 year round residents, and in the summer months the population grows to over 30,000. Bradley Beach has much to offer – Its main street has over 20 restaurants, a great bakery, coffee shop, a 24 hour gym, a train station, and it has its own movie theater. There are many summer festivals on the boardwalk in Bradley Beach, the largest of which is the Lobster Fest.

The town has a recreation center with tennis courts, basketball courts and a soccer field.
The Rec Department offers a summer camp which runs 8 weeks from 8:30 to 2:00 Monday thru Friday.
Rates are slightly higher for non residents.


Bradley Beach offers a fine array of real estate options. Whether you are looking for the large seashore colonial or a condo up on the oceanfront, the agents at The Connolly Agency have the local knowledge and the experience to help you find the home of your dreams.


Public Schools
Bradley Beach Elementary School is the single public school and has 320 students in grades PreK-8.  For high school, public school students attend  Asbury Park High School.  In addition, Bradley Beach students can attend Red Bank Regional High School, or one of the five academy nationally-ranked schools in the Monmouth County Vocational School District. There are also a variety of private and parochial schools at both the elementary and high school levels in the immediate area.


Located approximately 60 miles from New York City, Bradley Beach is served by several public and private transportation operations.

Bradley Beach is located along the NJ Transit North Jersey Coast Line. This line runs from Bayhead, NJ, in the south to Hoboken, NJ, Newark Penn Station, and New York City Penn Station and connects riders to Amtrack and Newark Airport.

Bradley Beach is served by NJ Transit Buses with routes throughout New Jersey.

In addition, a number of private commuter bus companies operate in the area, including Academy Bus (www.academybus.com), providing daily service to New York City, Philadelphia, Atlantic City and points between.

Commuters and visitors to New York City can travel from Avon-by-the-Sea via ferry from nearby Atlantic Highlands on Seastreak Ferry NJ.

Bradley Beach is served by several nearby international and regional airports offering a variety of travel options.

Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR), Newark NJ (50 miles)
JFK International Airport (JFK), Jamaica NY (70 miles)
Philadelphia International Airport (PHL), Philadelphia, PA (83 miles)
Atlantic City International Airport (ACY), Atlantic City NJ (70 miles)
Monmouth Executive Airport (BLM), Wall Township NJ (8 miles)

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