Scotch Plains Township

Where suburban splendor meets rustic charm.

Welcome to Scotch Plains Township

In the heart of New Jersey, there lies a picturesque township where the word "community" still holds a world of meaning. Scotch Plains Township’s nine miles teem with manicured golf courses, verdant parks, and homes that echo with the whispers of luxury and space. Here, the south side boasts generous plots, where homes sit majestically apart, each a sovereign in its lush domain.


The downtown area is a hive of activity, echoing with the chatter of busy cafes and the soft rustle of boutique shopping bags. Scotch Plains combines the serenity of spacious living with the convenience of urban amenities. Whether it's the architectural finesse of sprawling estates or the cozy charm of family residences, this township offers an abode for every preference, ensuring the American dream is tailored to fit the contours of reality.

What to Love

  • Home to acclaimed schools where futures are forged
  • Nearby parks and green spaces offer a slice of paradise
  • Golf courses and swim clubs cater to the recreationally inclined
  • A central location seamlessly connected to the world beyond
  • A township that buzzes with events and activities for all ages

Local Lifestyle

Life in Scotch Plains epitomizes upscale suburban living with a twist of down-to-earth community values. It’s a simultaneously active and tranquil lifestyle, where weekends are for exploring the various parks or perfecting your swing at the Ash Brook Golf Course. The community gathers with pride at local events, showcasing a deep-rooted camaraderie. 

Dining and Entertainment

When it comes to culinary delights, Darby Road Public House and Restaurant is a local favorite, where the ambiance is as intoxicating as the cuisine. Not to be outdone, Stage House Tavern offers a historical backdrop for a menu bursting with modern American flavors. 


Sweet treats and artisanal bread are the crowns of Swiss Pastry Shoppe, a community jewel where every bite pays homage to European finesse. Pat's American Butcher Shop is a trove of prime cuts and gourmet delicacies for meat lovers, ensuring every backyard barbecue is a flavor-packed celebration.


The Tavern at Ash Brook is not just a dining spot; it’s a culinary experience that accompanies breathtaking golf course views perfect for post-game meals or a sophisticated night out. And for an intimate dining encounter, Jessica's Cafe & Restaurant offers a menu that's both comforting and cosmopolitan.

Things to Do

The township is a canvas for the outdoor enthusiast with spots like the Ponderosa Farm Park, where children's laughter mingles with the whispering trees. Here, summers are for outdoor recreation and picnics, and winters are for serene walks wrapped in the quiet of snowfall.


Cultural life thrives at the heart of Scotch Plains, where the JCC of Central New Jersey anchors the community with programs that span the spectrum from summer camps to enriching senior activities. Meanwhile, the Highland Swim Club provides a splash of excitement for families seeking a cool respite from the summer heat.


Scotch Plains Township is home to highly-regarded educational institutions.

  • McGinn Elementary School
  • Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
  • Union County Magnet High School

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