More Than Just Storage: Basements Give Residents a Variety of Options at The Pointe at Turnbury

The Pointe at Turnbury

When moving to an active adult community, homebuyers usually have to part ways with a room they have relied on for decades: their basement. Whether it is an extra recreation room or a trusted storage space, people grow attached to their basements and want to maintain this additional space for all the uses they enjoyed in the past. That’s one the many major benefits that The Pointe at Turnbury can offer it’s residents. Having a basement gives them the opportunity to expand their living and storage space, while still enjoying the lifestyle of one of New Jersey’s top active adult communities.

Millennium Homes is one of the few developers to include basements in their homes in an active adult community. The Pointe at Turnbury basements are between 800 and 1,100 square feet of space, depending on the model, offering a great deal of flexible space for the homeowner to enjoy and use.

“We’re responding to an overwhelming market need,” said Lisa Macchi, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Millennium Homes. “We have had numerous homebuyers come in who are specifically looking for homes with basements. So the decision to open a phase that includes basements reflects this growing demand from homebuyers for more storage space and more living space.”

The lack of basements in many active adult communities creates a problem for couples downsizing from a larger home who are used to extra space. Residents of The Pointe at Turnbury find having this basement space makes their lives easier. They appreciate the extra storage space because they don’t want to part with possessions they use occassionaly or ones that have sentimental value. Other residents have finished their basements and converted them into spaces that complement their lifestyles, such as an exercise area, home office, expanded entertainment room or a playroom for their grandchildren.

“For a relatively modest cost, they have increased the value and livability of their home,” Ms. Macchi said. “We believe this is one of the many things that puts The Point at Turnbury ahead of the competition. Not only does this property offer an active lifestyle and convenience for commuters, but also a large basement that is fully customizable. You can do whatever you want with that space.”

Located in the Monmouth Junction section of South Brunswick, The Pointe at Turnbury is a 55-and-better community that offers residents a tremendous work-life balance. The community is near several major highways and the Princeton Junction train station. The shops, restaurants, museums and night life of downtown Princeton are just a 10-minute drive away.

The Pointe at Turnbury is known as a friendly community that caters to an active lifestyle. The hub of the community’s social life is the 7,500 square foot clubhouse. A grand salon, entertaining kitchen, sunroom, game and card room and billiard room give residents plenty of room to mingle and socialize. A state-of-the-art fitness center, outdoor heated pool, spa, putting green and bocce courts provide hours of additional entertainment.

The Pointe at Turnbury boasts five expansive floorplans and a total of 190 units, offering residents all of the conveniences of owning a private home in a premiere residential community. All units feature an array of high-end standard amenities such as gourmet kitchens, finished loft spaces and two-car garages. Full basements and dens are available, based on location.

Homes at The Pointe at Turnbury begin in the upper $200,000s. For more information or to schedule a visit, please call (609) 799-0459 or visit The community’s Information Center is open daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

To Visit The Pointe at Turnbury From Northern New Jersey: N.J. Turnpike Exit 9 and follow signs for Route 1 S. Follow Rte. 1 S for 12 miles to jug-handle for Ridge Road. At first light turn right onto Schalks Crossing Road. Entrance on right. Proceed through gatehouse and follow signs to Sales Center and model homes.

From Southern New Jersey & Philadelphia. Area: I-95 N or I-295 N to Route 1 N. At Quaker Bridge Mall proceed 7.2 miles on Route 1 N. Right onto Ridge Road, exit right toward Monmouth Junction. Proceed 0.2 miles and turn right onto Schalks Crossing Road. Entrance on right. Proceed through gatehouse and follow signs to Sales Center and model homes.

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