Posted on: 06-19-20
Charged with creating modern and well-planned floorplans in century-old Officer’s Housing at historic Fort Monmouth in Oceanport, NJ, Palermo Edwards Architecture has unquestionably achieved its goal in the single-family attached residence at East Gate. The two-story residences offer the ideal layouts, particularly in today’s housing landscape which is being forced to adapt to the redefined notion of live/work in today’s new business climate.
The three-bedroom homes boast uniquely wide floorplans with 2.5 baths, spacious dining/living room with fireplace, open concept kitchen, expansive master bedroom suite with lavish master bath and sitting room and den. Crown molding can be found throughout the main living level and hardwood flooring is included on both the first and second floors. Outside, each home has a private patio to fully enjoy the tranquil and scenic natural Fort Monmouth surroundings.
These spacious and stylish layouts have attracted a younger generation of buyers to the singlefamily attached homes at East Gate. These buyers fully appreciate the abundance of room to grow in the well-planned interiors. Expansive living spaces are not the only attributes attracting families to these homes. There is also an extremely affordable cost of ownership created by today’s low interest rates, low monthly maintenance fees and property taxes that are reasonable, especially when factoring in the neighborhood is served by the award-winning Oceanport school district. Better yet, the single-family attached residences offer Immediate Occupancy, meaning buyers who act quickly can close on a home in time for the upcoming academic year.
Commutability has also played a significant role in East Gate’s appeal to working families. Easily accessible are New Jersey Transit’s Little Silver Train Station, located just two miles away, and express ferry service, both of which provide fast service to Manhattan.
Some of the available single-family attached homes are located within Officer’s Row, the final housing phase at East Gate. Aptly named after its former purpose as acclaimed residences for high ranking officers stationed on Fort Monmouth, homes in Officer's Row are situated in some of most desirable community locations with beautiful waterviews of Parker’s Creek. These residences are priced from the upper $700,000s.
RPM Development Group, the developer of East Gate, tapped Palermo Edwards Architecture to remodel the historic Officer’s Housing buildings on the 1,126-acre former U.S. Army post into homes that blend early 20th century style with stylish interiors. The well-appointed floorplans offer luxury kitchens with granite or quartz countertops, stainless steel Kohler fixtures and GE appliance packages; and master-bathroom suites with double vanity countertops, Moen Eva faucets and showers with built-in benches and semi-frameless shower doors. These contemporary floorplans are complemented by notable brick exteriors of tremendous grandeur and consequence.
Residents at East Gate enjoy being part of the Jersey Shore’s premier live/play community. An abundance of amenities and services are nearby, including the Marina at Oceanport, parade grounds, open space and walking and biking trails around Parker’s Creek. There’s also East Gate Park, a oneacre outdoor space featuring a monument paying homage to Fort Monmouth’s storied past, pedestrian pathways, benches, lawns, seasonal flowers and shrubbery and a modernized lightning/lantern package.
Oceanport is one of Monmouth County’s most desired residential settings, combining a distinctly suburban environment with award-winning schools. The Borough also provides an incredibly commuter-friendly location with easy access to all that makes Jersey Shore living so special.
East Gate itself is situated just minutes from popular New Jersey beaches and the banks of the Shrewsbury River, and is in proximity to the entertainment, dining and culture of Red Bank and Asbury Park. Major highways, including Routes 35, 36, 18 and the Garden State Parkway, are also nearby.