HomesIn Keyport

About Keyport

Welcome to Keyport, New Jersey, a delightful borough renowned for its deep history, vibrant culture, and stunning natural beauty, earning it the moniker "The Pearl of the Bayshore." Nestled in the northern part of Monmouth County, this waterfront community along the Raritan Bay acts as an enchanting gateway to the Bayshore region. Keyport offers a warm, close-knit atmosphere rich in maritime heritage and bolstered by a strong sense of community spirit.

A Glimpse into Keyport's Past
Keyport's evolution from a vibrant oyster industry hub to a community enriched with arts, culture, and entertainment reflects its resilience and adaptability. Historically a leading supplier of oysters, the borough has navigated the challenges of overfishing and pollution. Its diverse past also includes notable contributions to aviation through the Aeromarine Plane and Motor Company, alongside a fascinating, though disputed, claim to the invention of the "Lazy Susan." Among Keyport's historic highlights is the professional dance debut of film star Fred Astaire.

A Hub of Arts and Culture
Keyport has been designated as an Arts, Cultural, and Entertainment (ACE) Hub, reflecting its vibrant array of cultural activities and nightlife. This designation is part of the broader Bayshore Regional Strategic Plan, underscores Keyport's role as a destination for both locals and visitors seeking enriching experiences.

Keyport Today
Keyport's charm is beautifully reflected in its architecture and the waterfront that nods to the town's maritime heritage. With expansive marinas, the beloved Keyport Fishery, and the tranquil Waterfront Park and Promenade, it offers residents and visitors alike a taste of seaside living. The bustling commercial district, with its eclectic mix of antique shops, modern boutiques, and diverse eateries, captures the essence of Keyport’s vibrant community life and culinary diversity, appealing to a wide range of tastes and preferences.

Larry Vecchio
VRI Homes
Ph: 800-531-2885
55 W Front St #1231
Keyport, NJ 07735 US