Crossings at Raritan Station’s Modern Design and Warm Community Feel Win Over Community Resident
RARITAN, NJ – John, a resident of Crossings at Raritan Station in the borough of Raritan has lived in a 3,200 square foot house in a local town for decades. When he retired, he started thinking about downsizing, but wasn’t quite ready to commit to such a major lifestyle change.
He did, however, come up with a plan to test the waters: rent an apartment in a nearby town and live there for at least a year. He began by looking at rental communities within 20 miles of his home and quickly zeroed in on a brand-new rental community in the town next door, Crossings at Raritan Station. Crossings offered modern interior spaces, friendly service, upscale amenities and a location next to the Raritan train station. It was just one mile from the shops and restaurants of downtown Somerville. He leased a one-bedroom residence and moved in this past July.
Now, John considers Crossings more than a pied-a-terre. He spends almost all of his time there, enjoying the finer details of the community such as thoughtfully-designed layouts, upscale appliances, energy efficient heating and cooling, beautiful outdoor amenity areas, and the pedestrian-friendly and pet-friendly location. He takes his dog for long walks every day and comes home to a place that truly feels like home.
“I wanted to try out downsizing and see if it fits the lifestyle I was used to,” John said. “This was the first apartment community I visited where I felt totally comfortable. The management and building staff are incredible and truly look out for the residents. There are a lot of restaurants and local businesses to walk to and the train to New York is right next to us.”
Going from a large home to a one-bedroom rental residence took some getting used to, but the community’s upscale features and modern interior spaces made the transition easy.
“From an architectural standpoint, this community is very well-designed,” John said. “Having the washer & dryer in the apartment is great. The kitchen is truly functional and all of the appliances work well together. I’m very impressed at how efficient it is to heat and cool the apartment. I see the electric and gas bill every month and I say ‘that’s it?’”
John loves the bright lights outside the building that give the community a warm, welcoming glow and enhance security in the evening. The attached parking garage is also convenient. Inside, he likes how easy it is to keep his residence clean, with surfaces such as vinyl plank flooring, that are elegant and easy to vacuum and mop.
John’s favorite part of Crossings is the location. Downtown Somerville has a thriving dining scene and events such as classic car nights, outdoor concerts and movies under the stars programs. One of his favorite cultural events, parades, are held regularly in nearby Flemington, Somerville and Morristown, which are easy and convenient for him to attend.
“Crossings is so well positioned,” John said. “You can drive out of here and in just a few minutes you are on major roads such as Route 287, 22, 202 or 206, which connects you to anywhere you want to go. It’s also a short drive to Bridgewater Commons. You have Somerville, which you don’t even need a car to get to. You can walk or just take the train one stop and the stores are right there. There are great places right here in Raritan too, and the atmosphere is more relaxed.”
Residents of Crossings at Raritan Station enjoy a full complement of amenities and services that include a sophisticated lobby lounge with coffee bar, a state-of-the-art fitness center with virtual training technology, Amazon® package lockers, private covered parking, a bicycle share, bicycle storage and 24/7 onsite maintenance. Outside, multiple landscaped courtyards provide abundant space for al fresco recreation and relaxation, including an outdoor terrace with lounge seating, BBQs, a fire pit, outdoor games, and a meditation garden with hammocks and greenery. Residents will also soon enjoy a dog park, and access to a tennis court and basketball court.
Designed by architect Devereaux and Associates, Crossings introduces a new caliber of rental residences to suburban Raritan, with features such as 9’ ceilings, luxury plank flooring, and upscale kitchens with quartz counters, modern espresso cabinets, a full-height subway tile backsplash, stainless-steel appliances and a gas range. Private outdoor balconies and extra-spacious den layouts are available in select homes.
“I am extremely fortunate to live here,” John said. “The staff is great and Emma, the Property Manager, is wonderful. She takes care of any issue onsite, hosts events where residents can get together, posts pet photos of the month, and just generally makes everyone here feel welcome. The whole place has the flavor of an extremely nice, modern, and safe place to live, which is exactly what I was looking for.”
Crossings at Raritan Station offers a collection of studio, one- and two-bedroom residences at monthly rents starting from $1,962 net effective, based on limited-time incentives of two months free on a 26-month lease. For more information or to schedule a tour of the community, visit http://www.CrossingsRaritan.com or call (855) 276-8589.
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