If you have been dreaming of buying a beautiful home along the shore, then there is nothing as exciting as buying a condo along the New Jersey coastline. Jersey Shore condos can be the perfect vacation home for you and your family during the summers.
If you’re looking to ramp up your life of luxury, our Jersey Shore condos could be hiding the perfect beachfront getaway where you might have the privilege to be a neighbor to some well-known celebrities!
Following is the list of 7 celebrities who own Jersey Shore Condos:
- KIM CLIJSTERS
The Grand Slam Champion who was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2017 owns one of the most modest Jersey Shore condos. She was only the sixth female in history to hold the singles and doubles No. 1 ranking simultaneously. During her illustrious career, she won 41 singles titles and 11 doubles titles. She took retirement in 2007 to start a family, but later, in 2009, she returned with a bang. In the second stint of her career, she won 3 Grand Slam titles and became the world No. 1 in singles in 2011. Her family includes her husband Brian Lynch, former Basketball player on the European circuit, and their three gorgeous kids.
According to reports, she purchased her luxurious condo near the seaside in 2009 for a modest $772,000. Her condo is a single-story home with 3 beds and 3.5 baths. Apparently, she spent a lot of money on reconstructing the basement that included 2 beds and a three-quarter bath.
- Mary Higgins Clark
This New York Times Bestselling Author owns a beautiful home in Saddle River, New Jersey. The suspense writer has penned a total of 52 books. Though she started out writing in different magazines, those were just short stories. Before marrying her husband, she even became a flight attendant. She has five children and 17 grandchildren. After she started her family,she went on to specialize in “women in danger” stories. She has successfully managed to sell over 100 million copies of her suspense novels in the US as well as abroad. Even at the ripe age of 90, this woman is still going strong!
Her condo along the Jersey Shore is her family vacation spot with excellent amenities in the surrounding areas. She has planned her home with a traditional style of design and has primarily used two hues – bright red and bright blue. Perhaps her style might inspire your own!
- Joe Klecko
The former American football player owns one of the Jersey Shore condos in Colts Neck, which is alsohome to various other celebrities. Joe Klecko was a two-time, first team, all-pro. He is well-known for playing with the New York Jets for 11 years, from 1977 to 1987. He was known to be a very dominant player in three different positions – defensive end, nose guard, and defensive tackle. He has been nominated several times over the years for the Football Hall of Fame. Many of his opponents have described him as one of the best interior linemen they have ever faced.
Joe Klecko and his wife live in their amazing Colts Neck condo. They have five children, one of whom played in the NFL as well. Colts Neck Township has the advantage of being in a huge space and, being situated close to the Jersey Shore. His condo is near malls, movie theaters, and other facilities. He also owns a health club in NJ.
How does a membership to football superstar Joe Klecko’s health club sound to you?
- Jacquie Lee
The former contestant on “The Voice” has her abode in Colts Neck near the Jersey Shore. She finished as the runner-up on season 5 of the reality TV show when she was just 16! She releases her music under the label “300 Entertainment”. Christina Aguilera has been a role model to this talented girl, and Jacquie, at times, refers to her as her “Fairy Godmother.” Maybe you’ll see them both strolling down the boardwalk!
Even though she has now moved to LA to pursue her music career, she keeps visiting her home in Colts Neck, NJ. This beautiful locality is situated close to the Jersey Shore – could you picture yourself here?
- Greg Anthony
If you decide to buy one of the Jersey Shore condos in Freehold, you may end up becoming the neighbor of this former NBA star and current analyst for CBS. In 1991, Greg played in the NBA for the first time for the New York Knicks. He was picked by the Knicks in the first draw. He played the next 3 seasons for the Vancouver Grizzlies. He retired in 2002. After retirement, he went on to pursue his childhood dream of entering politics by joining the Republican party.
Greg Anthony now owns two condos in the Freehold locality – one bought for $1.3 million and another for $700k. He lives with his wife and children. Perhaps you could run into him at the nearby horse racing track or spot him shooting hoops at one of the many local rec centers!
- Jon Stewart
The former celebrity host of “The Daily Show” owns two condos on the Nave sink in Red Bank.His career as a comedy TV host earned him 2 Grammy Awards and 22 Emmy Awards! I wonder if he splits them up on the bookshelves of both condos, or if they’re all clustered together in one!
Jon bagged his first TV show in 1971 as a 9-year-old. He has gone on to become one of the most celebrated American comedians today. He has also been credited with transforming HBO’s comedy channel to what we now know as Comedy Central.
Jon has been married for 16 years after meeting his wife, Tracey Mcshane, for the first time on a blind date. They have two children together. His two properties near the Jersey Shore were bought for a total of $7 million.
The couple has given an extensive makeover to both the properties in a Victorian design. The family usually visits these properties for summer vacations.
- Max Weinberg
Weinberg is known for being the drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band. He is also the leader of the band at Conan O’Brien’s talk show.
Max started life wanting to become a lawyer, but when he got through the audition for Springsteen’s band, there was no looking back for him. The band broke up in 1989, and Max again started venturing into law. But, later he realized his passion lay with drumming and he ended up securing the band leader position for Conan O’Brien’s show. Thus began his second stint with a music career. The Springsteen band reformed in 1999 and Max has been in an on again, off again relationship with the band. He has gone on several tours with the E Street Band. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Fame in 2014.
Max is a complete Jersey man. He owns one of the Jersey Shore condos in Atlantic Highlands. This condo was his first ever real estate investment, and it was purchased in 1977. At that time, he paid a modest $48K for the home, but it was a huge investment for him. This was just a stepping stone into what would turn out to be the first of many of his future investments in real estate.
If celeb-spotting Rock and Roll Hall of Famers is up your alley, then perhaps Atlantic Highlands is your next neck of the woods!
More Reasons to Consider Jersey Shore Condos for Your Next Home or Vacation House:
- The best part about being a condo owner is that you are free from the duties of a homeowner.You don’t need to worry about wasting your time in cleaning and maintaining the area surrounding the condos. By paying a fee to the homeowners’ association (HOA), you can make sure that the surroundings of your condo are always maintained properly even when you are not living there!
- Jersey Shore condos ensure that you’re close enough to the beach for quick sun, surf, and sand play. Some areas even have private beaches for a bit of tranquility away from the crowds.
- You can escape the bustle of the city, avoid the turnpike traffic, and enjoy the fun of the boardwalk action.
If you’re ready to explore some of the best Jersey Shore condos, contact us for some showings today!