Ranked by Money magazine as one of the “Best Places to Live” In America, Ridgewood, NJ is a suburban community of New York City.  This charming town is inviting and a great place to call home no matter what stage in life you are currently in. Moving to a new place isn’t always easy when it comes to meeting new friends, new schools, and not to mention all the unpacking. However, here are some great reasons to call Ridgewood home.


A True Community

The village of Ridgewood is friendly and a town that is a true community. Residents feel a strong sense of ties to this community. If having a strong sense of belonging is important to you, then Ridgewood is the place for you.   A large number and variety events consistently planned in the village make it easy to get involved and meet others.  If you are looking for a smaller town feel yet still live close to the “Big City,” Ridgewood is the place just for that.


Rich With History

Ridgewood is rich in history and is visible throughout the village.  The first home built in Ridgewood was in 1700 by Johannes Van Emburgh, and the village was officially founded in 1894.  There are quite a few locations throughout the village that are on the National Register of Historic Places.


Welcoming To Cyclist And Pedestrians

Not only is Ridgewood easy to maneuver by cyclists, pedestrians find it easy to maneuver through the village with ease as well.  Enjoy walking to a wide variety of businesses without the need of a vehicle, strolling down tree-lined streets, and revel in the quiet around you that you won’t find in the hustle and bustle of the city, this is Ridgewood.


Top Notch Education

Every parent wants to find a school where their children will be happy and where the teachers and administrators truly love what they do and strive to help them grow and learn. You will find this in Ridgewood.  The public school district has exceptional rankings, awards, and recognitions.


Abundance Of Green Space

Outdoor enthusiasts love Ridgewood and at every turn, you will find plenty of open green spaces to enjoy.  Throughout the village there are private gardens, trails, and parks to get out and enjoy.

 

The list could go on and on as to why you should call Ridgewood home. We would encourage you to visit and spend some time in this great community.  If you find you’re ready to call it home the BCHome Team is here to help.