Madison Park at Hazlet, a trendsetting new townhouse community in Monmouth County, has been named“Community of the Year” at the 33rd annual SAM awards held virtually on Sept. 29.

Each year, the New Jersey Builder’s Association (NJBA) honors excellence in the homebuilding industry. This year, developer Ronique Homes took home top honors in five categories including the coveted “Community of the Year” award and “Best Product Design for an Attached Home for a Community Under $500K.”

“We are so proud that this spectacular community was recognized,” said Valerie Santangelo, Sales Director, Ronique Homes. “This award is a testament to the skill and vision of our homebuilders and our marketing team. With only two homes remaining, Madison Park is clearly a winner with homebuyers as well!”

Madison Park at Hazlet is an elegant townhome community of only 44 brand new luxury residences located on a quiet cul-de-sac. The 1,508 sq. ft home offers 2 bedrooms, 2½ baths, master suites, and a one-car garage. There are 9-ft. ceilings throughout on the first and second floors, gourmet kitchens with white shaker-style cabinets, granite countertops, custom tile backsplashes, and stainless-steel appliances. Interior styling details include Progress lighting and custom tile in the master bath suites. Townhome living means no need to cut the grass, weed the garden, or shovel the snow. Plus, residents may enjoy the community’s outdoor space and tot lot.

Hazlet’s central location puts residents close to recreation, dining and entertainment. The Township of Hazlet has neighborhood parks, playgrounds, tennis courts, bocce courts, a skatepark, a hockey rink, nature trails and a dog park. The Hazlet Swim & Tennis Club offers summer fun in a beautiful outdoor facility and discounted membership rates for Hazlet residents.

Monmouth County’s beaches and parks also provide plenty of outdoor adventures. Residents may go swimming, fishing and boating at Ideal Beach, a free beach with convenient parking. Bayshore Waterfront Parkon Sandy Hook Bay features miles of beach and scenic views. There’s a fishing pier as well as an activity center which hosts nature and history programs. Huber Woods Parkoffers more than 360 acres of green space, including trails and an environmental center.It’s also a short drive from Madison Park toworld championship golf courses and the famous beaches and boardwalks of the Jersey Shore.

There are plenty of options for dining, from gourmet to everyday, within minutes of Madison Park.Homeowners can discover their new favorite coffee shop, casual cafe, romantic spot on the water or even craft beer brewery. Shopping is easy with big box chains and gourmet groceries, as well as boutique shops with local flavor and offerings.

Then, when you’re ready to venture further, Madison Park is 1.5miles to the Garden State Parkway, 7 miles to the Belford Ferry to Jersey City and NYC, less than a mile from the bus station and 2 miles from the train station. That means planning a night out in the city is as easy as choosing your favorite Manhattan hotspot. Wine, dine and catch a show when theaters open.

“Madison Park offers a value that’s second to none,” said Valerie Santangelo. “With the extra space at home, and the proximity to everywhere you want to be, you can live, work and play at Madison Park!”

Homes at Madison Park are offered at $379,900. One-on-one and virtual appointments are available to tour the homes. The sales office is located at 778 Poole Avenue, Hazlet N.J., and is open Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm or you can schedule your private tour.  For more information, call (732)804-8360 or visit www.MadisonParkHazlet.com.