Style, Substance, and Security at Birchwood Park in Cranford, NJ

You can’t get more convenient that Birchwood Park in Cranford, NJ. This Union County community is merely a half hour from Newark International Airport but feels like it’s hundreds of miles away from the hustle and bustle that can surround it. With easy access to public transportation at the nearby Cranford NJ Transit train station, you’ll be able to get to the airport, Hoboken, Jersey City, New York City, and the Jersey Shore with ease. But that’s not all – this community boasts many of the most sought-after apartment amenities you’ve come to love

Apartment Amenities

If you’re looking for amazing amenities, you’ve come to the right place. In the apartments at Birchwood Park, everyone will feel comfortable with 9-foot ceilings, carpeted bedrooms, and wood plank flooring in the living areas. With generous closet space and walk-in closets in select apartments, you’ll never worry about where to store your off-season items.  

In the kitchen, you’ll find a gorgeous eat-in area and stunning quartz countertops. With a washer and dryer in each apartment, you’ll never have to go to the laundromat again. Stay comfortable all year round with resident-controlled heat and air conditioning. Enjoy a warm evening on your private balcony or patio watching the fireflies dance in the distance.  

Community Amenities

With lush green grounds and verdant trees surrounding you, Birchwood Park is quiet and calm. Take a long walk on the jogging/walking trails before joining your neighbors at one of the picnic and BBQ areas or the lounge in the clubhouse. If you’d rather get your exercise indoors, enjoy the state-of-the-art fitness center available to all residents. Feel safe and comfortable with elevators and covered parking areas, including electric vehicle charging stations, throughout this smoke-free community.  

And don’t forget that Birchwood Park is pet-friendly, so bring your furry friend!  

All About Cranford, NJ

Eastman Clock Plaza at dusk in downtown Cranford, NJ.
Eastman Clock Plaza in downtown Cranford, NJ. Source: wikipedia

Cranford was recently voted as one of the best places to live in all of New Jersey. With its proximity to public transportation, top rated public schools, great dining and entertainment, and wonderful nearby parks, you’ll never tire of this historic town.  


Student working on school work at her desk.

Within a ten-minute walk of Birchwood Park Apartments is the Orange Avenue School, which serves both elementary- and middle-school-aged students. With a student-to-teacher ratio of 11:1, your student will get a great primary school education. For highschoolers, the Cranford Senior High School has a 92% matriculation rate, so anyone looking for higher education will be well prepared. Not only is their success rate high, CSHS has wonderful athletic and arts programs available for all students, ensuring well rounded instruction.  

Dining and Entertainment

While the kitchens at Birchwood Park are top-of-the-line, you may not want to cook every meal. Luckily, Cranford has a wonderful downtown area with great restaurants, shops, and entertainment. Visit Hickory and Hill General Store to pick up some chic home décor, clothing, accessories, and gifts before visiting The Cranford Hotel for some classic American cuisine or The Garlic Rose for global food with a garlicky kick. That night, go to see a movie at The Cranford Theater or a play at the Cranford Dramatic Club.  

Parks and Recreation

Get outside and enjoy Union County, NJ, at the many wonderful parks and recreation areas. Within a short walk from Birchwood Park, you can cool off at the Orange Avenue Pool or play a few games of baseball at Adams Park. For more, visit Nomahegan Park or Lenape Park, where you can fish, go along trails, play soccer, and cycle. Play a round of 18 holes at the Galloping Hill Park and Golf Course, one of the most challenging and fun courses in the area, or learn at its 9-hole practice course.  

Whatever you’re looking for, you’ll find it at Birchwood Park in Cranford, NJ.