Bradley Beach Real Estate, Bradley Beach NJ

Katora Realty - Bradley Beach & Jersey Shore Realtor

Welcome to New Jersey's Bradley Beach! Bradley Beach, a charming seaside town in Monmouth County, is well-known for its stunning beaches, energetic boardwalk, and lively neighborhood. Bradley Beach offers a delightful coastal experience whether you're looking for a cozy coastal retreat or a place to call home.

Due to its location along the Jersey Shore, Bradley Beach is a well-liked summertime beach destination. The community has stunning sandy beaches that are ideal for swimming, tanning, and constructing sandcastles. On the picturesque boardwalks that line the beachfront, guests can stroll, bike, or indulge in a cool ice cream cone.

Bradley Beach is well known for its bustling boardwalk, which has a variety of stores, eateries, and entertainment options in addition to its stunning natural surroundings. There is something for everyone to enjoy, from traditional boardwalk fare like pizza and funnel cake to boutique stores and arcades.

Read more about Bradley Beach here.

Bradley Beach Homes For Sale

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314 Main Street, Bradley Beach


314 Main Street, Bradley Beach

0 Beds 0 Baths 2,580 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 22408789

Stacey Pelliccio Katora Realty, LLC

411 1/2 Newark Avenue, Bradley Beach


411 1/2 Newark Avenue, Bradley Beach

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,368 SqFt Residential MLS® # 22410331

Elaine Molen Hazelet Realty Group, LLC

618 Main Street, Bradley Beach


618 Main Street, Bradley Beach

0 Beds 0 Baths 0 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 22331870

Timothy Henry Realty One Group Open Door

N/A, Bradley Beach


N/A, Bradley Beach

0 Beds 0 Baths 1,200 SqFt Commercial Sale MLS® # 22409143

Jason Miller EXP Realty

111 5th Avenue 5, Bradley Beach


111 5th Avenue 5, Bradley Beach

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,140 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22331464

Katora Yim Katora Realty, LLC

1211 Ocean Avenue Front, Bradley Beach


1211 Ocean Avenue Front, Bradley Beach

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,038 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22327206

Daniel Black Patrick Parker Realty

406 3rd Avenue, Bradley Beach


406 3rd Avenue, Bradley Beach

4 Beds 4 Baths 0 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22401886

Patrick Parker Patrick Parker Realty

405 Evergreen Avenue, Bradley Beach


405 Evergreen Avenue, Bradley Beach

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,640 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22408084

Denise Sherman-pula Jack Green Realty

99 Mccabe Avenue 4, Bradley Beach


99 Mccabe Avenue 4, Bradley Beach

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,260 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22402160

Adrianna Mieras Keller Williams Realty Spring Lake

606 Brinley Avenue Back Unit, Bradley Beach


606 Brinley Avenue Back Unit, Bradley Beach

3 Beds 1 Bath 1,302 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22403835

William Mccarthy Weichert Realtors-Spring Lake

504 Bradley Boulevard, Bradley Beach


↑ $9,550

504 Bradley Boulevard, Bradley Beach

4 Beds 2 Baths 0 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22332591

Karen Tarantino The Connolly Agency

322 Mccabe Avenue, Bradley Beach


322 Mccabe Avenue, Bradley Beach

4 Beds 2 Baths 1,640 SqFt Residential Lease MLS® # 22334097

Stacey Pelliccio Katora Realty, LLC

Origin and History of Bradley Beach 

The origins and history of Bradley Beach go all the way back to the late 19th century. James A. Bradley, a businessman and developer from New York, founded the town with the goal of creating a thriving seaside resort community along the Jersey Shore.

James A. Bradley started turning the area into a resort town in 1871 after buying land there. The Bradley Beach House hotel's construction served as the foundation for the town's early growth. The hotel attracted guests looking for a seaside getaway and significantly contributed to the development of the neighborhood.

To accommodate the growing number of visitors, more hotels, cottages, and amenities were constructed as Bradley Beach gained in popularity. The town quickly grew to be a thriving vacation spot, drawing visitors from nearby cities like New York and Philadelphia.

Bradley Beach built a boardwalk in the early 20th century, and it quickly became a popular destination for amusement and recreation. The town's appeal as a family vacation spot was enhanced by the boardwalk's arcades, rides, and food stands.

There are many historical sites in Bradley Beach that serve as reminders of its past. Originally constructed in 1914 as a bathhouse, the Bradley Beach Public Library now serves as the neighborhood's cultural and educational hub. The town's history and development are highlighted by the artifacts and exhibits on display at the Bradley Beach Historical Museum.

Bradley Beach has consistently exhibited a strong sense of community. The town's charm and character have been diligently preserved by residents, who have worked to maintain the historic buildings' architectural integrity and foster community involvement through events and initiatives.

Location and legal history of Bradley Beach 

Bradley Beach is located in Monmouth County, New Jersey, along the eastern coast of the state. It is positioned between the cities of Asbury Park to the north and Avon-by-the-Sea to the south.

In terms of legal history, Bradley Beach operates under the framework of federal, state, and local laws. The town has a local government responsible for making and enforcing laws and regulations that govern the community.

Bradley Beach is governed by a Mayor and Borough Council, which serve as the legislative body of the town. The Mayor and Council are responsible for enacting ordinances, adopting policies, and managing the administration and finances of Bradley Beach.

The town's legal history includes the establishment of zoning and land use regulations, building codes, and other ordinances that ensure orderly development and maintenance of the community. These regulations define how land can be used, specify requirements for construction and renovation projects, and address various aspects of community life.

Energy and lifestyle in Bradley Beach 

Residents of Bradley Beach can enjoy a lively, coastal lifestyle that combines the area's beaches' unspoiled beauty with a close-knit neighborhood and a number of amenities.

Due to the town's coastal location, locals have quick access to lovely sandy beaches and the calming effects of the ocean. The beach, which provides opportunities for relaxation, sunbathing, swimming, and participating in various water activities, is a key component of the way of life in Bradley Beach.

Both locals and visitors enjoy congregating on the lively boardwalk. It has a lively atmosphere with stores, eateries, arcades, and entertainment venues. Residents can savor delicious food, take leisurely strolls along the boardwalk, and take in the vibrant atmosphere.

Bradley Beach promotes a strong sense of neighborhood and goodwill. Every year, the community hosts a number of festivals and events that bring people together to celebrate and make lifelong memories. These gatherings offer chances for socializing, getting involved in the community, and fostering neighborhood ties.

Recreational and outdoor pursuits are important parts of the Bradley Beach way of life. The community's parks, playgrounds, and sports fields are perfect for picnics, sporting events, and quality time with loved ones. Additional recreational amenities are available nearby at Shark River Park, which has walking paths and fishing holes.

The dining scene in Bradley Beach is varied, with many different food options to suit a range of palates. Locals can enjoy delectable meals and culinary experiences by exploring seafood restaurants, beachfront cafes, and other dining establishments. The town also holds live music shows and other entertainment occasions, which helps to create a lively nightlife for locals to enjoy.

Accessibility of Transportation

Bradley Beach provides residents with convenient access to transportation options, making it easy to navigate the town and reach neighboring areas.

The town is well-connected to major roadways, including State Route 71 (Main Street) and County Route 537 (Corlies Avenue). These roads allow for easy commuting by car and provide access to nearby towns and cities.

Bradley Beach is a walkable and bike-friendly community, with designated bike lanes and sidewalks throughout the town. Residents can enjoy walking or cycling to nearby destinations, such as the beach, boardwalk, and local shops.

Public transportation is available through New Jersey Transit bus services, which connect Bradley Beach to nearby areas and transportation hubs. These bus routes provide convenient options for commuting within the region.

While Bradley Beach does not have its own train station, neighboring towns like Asbury Park and Belmar have train stations that are easily accessible. These train stations are served by New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line, offering additional transportation options for commuting and traveling along the Jersey Shore and beyond.

Schools and Education

Bradley Beach is served by the Bradley Beach Elementary School District for students in grades K-8. The main educational institution in the town is Bradley Beach Elementary School, which accommodates students from kindergarten through eighth grade. The school focuses on providing a comprehensive educational program that emphasizes academic excellence and the social-emotional development of students. It aims to create a supportive and inclusive learning environment for all students.

For high school education, students in Bradley Beach attend Asbury Park High School, which is part of the Asbury Park School District. Asbury Park High School offers a wide range of academic and extracurricular opportunities to prepare students for higher education and future careers.

In addition to the public school options, there are also private and alternative education options available in and around Bradley Beach. Families have the choice to explore private schools that align with their educational preferences and philosophies.