U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey > New Jersey Suburbs of Philadelphia
 [Register]
New Jersey Suburbs of Philadelphia Burlington County, Camden County, Gloucester County, Salem County in South Jersey
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
 
Old 12-27-2011, 11:17 AM
 
1 posts, read 1,575 times
Reputation: 10

Advertisements

Hi we are moving from Charleston SC to NJ this spring. We are looking for a small house (large dog friendly) to rent with a garage (a lot to ask I know). When I do searches Toms River keeps coming up. Is this area good? Or are there others with cheaper single family homes that you can suggest? We are looking to be about 45 mins or less from the base. Thanks!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 12-27-2011, 11:42 AM
 
Location: South Jersey
7,780 posts, read 17,808,289 times
Reputation: 2295
Toms river has great and not so great areas.. I would look closer in Mansfield or Chesterfield. Much nicer areas in my opinion.. and a lot closer them Toms River.. Lok here for rental properties. it helped us a few years ago when we moved to the area.

HotPads.com - Real Estate, Apartments, Homes for Sale and for Rent, Rental Houses, Sublets, Roommates
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-27-2011, 01:12 PM
 
14,777 posts, read 34,561,764 times
Reputation: 14279
Toms River has good and bad areas like frank said. Also, while it is within 45 minutes of the base, there are plenty of other options that are a lot closer. Are schools an issue for you, or are you only concerned with a single family home with a garage that allows large dogs?

If schools are a concern, then my recommendations would slant that way. If schools aren't a problem you have a lot of choices for housing and the area immediately around the base, while not necessarily the greatest area is full of cheap rentals that would match what you are looking for.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-27-2011, 09:23 PM
 
Location: In the woods
3,314 posts, read 8,523,487 times
Reputation: 1506
Take a look at a map at the small towns and search each of those. Also, there are areas called "townships" which consist of several towns. You should be able to pull up places like Mount Holly, Lumberton, Vincentown, Southampton, Westhampton, Pemberton, Browns Mills, New Egypt, etc. which are closest to the base and then the towns further out towards Philly and near Trenton.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 12-30-2011, 08:23 PM
 
Location: Murphy, NC
3,223 posts, read 8,256,372 times
Reputation: 1435
Depending where on the base or what entrance, Toms River could be well over 45 minutes away. U may want to consider Southampton, Pemberton (where I grew up) or Tabernacle. The military working population is overwhelmingly south and west of the base.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:



Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > New Jersey > New Jersey Suburbs of Philadelphia
Similar Threads
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6.

2005-2018, Advameg, Inc.

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top