Haddon Heights is a popular borough in Camden County, NJ with friendly, old school charm and placid residential neighborhoods. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population stood at 7,473. It was originally incorporated on March 2, 1904, from parts of the now-defunct Centre Township and parts of Haddon Township. It is named after Elizabeth Haddon, one of the area's early settlers. Haddon Heights real estate consists mostly of single family homes, with a smaller portion of condos and townhomes.
Haddon Heights is considered a very desirable place to live. As a matter of fact, New Jersey Monthly ranked it as the 98th best place to live in New Jersey, and the second best place to live in South Jersey, second only to Moorestown Township. Moreoever, it's listed among the 'Classic Towns of Greater Philadelphia' by the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission.
Haddon Heights Real Estate
Haddon Heights real estate consists almost exclusively of single family homes. Prices vary considerably. The least expensive homes start at around $150,000. On the opposite end, the most expensive properties list for upwards of $600,000. Whether one is looking for a starter home, or looking to upgrade, or even invest, Haddon Heights presents some interesting opportunities.
Haddon Heights Upscale Homes
Starting around the $500,000 range, one encounters Haddon Height's most impressive and attractive single family homes. While they vary in style and other features, they also share many commonalities. Most notably, plenty of living space, ample yards, 3 to 5 or more bedrooms, and plenty of custom upgrades. Popular architectural styles include colonial, brick rancher, victorian, and American four square style.
Haddon Heights Affordable Homes
For those interested in more affordable real estate, Haddon Heights is certainly a good place to look. The most modestly priced properties, below $200,000, are mainly condos, duplexes, and townhomes. They are typically well-maintained, with enough space for an individual, couple, or small family. If you are looking for affordable housing in a desirable neighborhood, it's difficult to beat Haddon Heights.
If attached properties do not satisfy your housing needs, but you still need something affordable, Haddon Heights offers a good selection of single family homes in low to mid price ranges. These consists of charming single and two story homes with enough space for a medium or small family.
Exploring the Neighborhood
Haddon Heights is a South Jersey treasure with its small town feeling and laid back ambiance. It is the only town left in South Jersey where its original passenger and freight station and freight trains still travel daily to Beesley's Point. Despite retaining its small town atmosphere, Haddon Heights residents enjoy proximity to many popular points of interest. These include the PATCO Speedline and Center City Philadelphia the Liberty Bell among others.
The town center is where the neighborhood's charm truly comes to live. It consists of a two block main street that includes an old fashioned grocery store, a florist, photographer, tailor, children's shop, gift shops, and so much more. Popular dining options include Elements, Anthony's Ristorante, and Kunkel's Steak and Seafood.
Your Haddon Heights Homes Expert
As a long-time resident and highly experienced South Jersey Realtor, Jerry Mac is initimately familiar with homes for sale in Haddon Heights, NJ. He has helped home buyers and sellers throughout Haddon Heights and surrounding areas. Please get in touch for a free consultation, and to discuss your South Jersey real estate goals.