Welcome to Fair Haven
This family-oriented community offers lots of luxurious real estate
Located in Monmouth County and home to some 6,000 residents, the borough of Fair Haven is scenic and defined by its tight-knit community feel and excellent school system.
This small community, which is closely linked to the Navesink River and considered part of the New York metropolitan area, is located on the Rumson peninsula and is bordered by Red Bank and Little Silver to the west.
Fair Haven encourages its residents to actively participate in and support what's happening in the community, fostering a culture of engagement within the borough.
The median range of real estate in Fair Haven hovers at $500k but homes can cost upwards of $2 million here. Properties are expansive and the market is considered competitive.
What to Love
• Beautiful scenery close to the Navesink River
• Tight-knit community with an excellent school system
• Small town vibe in close proximity to the NY metropolitan area
Families love Fair Haven for its schools and seclusion. This family-oriented community is favored by NYC commuters.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Fair Haven dining options range from small, casual cafes to larger fine dining choices. Local favorites include Seed to Sprout, which is focused on plant-based eating, and overall natural, organic and vegan offerings; Raven and the Peach, a special-occasion fixture with a piano bar and Casablanca vibe; and Tavolo Pronto, an Italian nook serving hot and cold sandwiches, pizza and handmade pastries.
Shoppers in Fair Haven love Shop by Salt
, a home decor shop with a strong online presence that is passionate about timeless, curated, and liveable spaces.
Things to Do
The Shrewsbury River Yacht Club, organized in 1910, is listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places and offers a variety of slips and moorings for a seasonal rental by its members.
Harding Bird Sanctuary, a woodland preserve that serves as a sanctuary for many indigenous species of birds and small woodland animals.
The mostly-wooded 40 acres of Fair Haven Fields Natural Area has been set aside as a “natural” park with trails and a pond. A 12-car gravel parking lot is located on the north side of Ridge Road
Located on the corner of Fair Haven Road and Willow Street and across the street from Sickles School McCarter Park offers outdoor recreation for Fair Haven families.
Fair Haven is a hub for Foley Prep which offers classes and individual tutoring for SAT, ACT, and academic tutoring for AP and non-AP subjects.