Madison Homes for Sale

Real Estate in Madison New Jersey

Madison NJ Homes for SaleNamed after President James Madison, the charming Borough of Madison, is a vibrant commuter suburb with low rolling hills and a quaint downtown. When the Madison train station was established in 1837, it brought millionaires to the area looking for land to build estates for weekend getaways and vacation use.

Many of these land developers chose Madison. “Millionaire’s Row,” which stretches from downtown Madison to downtown Morristown was formed as a result. The train line also gave way to a flourishing rose-growing industry, which gave Madison its nickname as “The Rose City.” Millions of cut roses were sent by train to New York’s flower trade annually. The nickname remains in use until this day and can be seen in the town’s logo and street names such as “Rose Avenue” and “Greenhouse Lane.”

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Madison June 24, 2022
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Listed
30
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$799,000
Med. List Price
25 Properties
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$2,499,000
Neighborhood: The Hill Section Of Madison
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
0.49
Acres
2022
Year Built
43
Days on Site
3781975
MLS
Home to be built spring 2023 completion. Gorgeous .49 acre lot in desirable Hill Section of Madison. Local builder.High end finishes. Still time to discuss finishes. Wolf and Sub Zero appliances,...
$2,350,000
Neighborhood: Hill
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
1.12
Acres
1966
Year Built
17
Days on Site
3787618
MLS
Located on one of the premier streets in NJ Monthly Magazine's #1 town in the state, this property checks all the boxes. Truly a home for all seasons, the outdoor expanse allows room for a swimming...
$2,275,000
Neighborhood: The Hill
7
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
0.71
Acres
1991
Year Built
9
Days on Site
3789712
MLS
This spacious Colonial perfectly set on a sought after cul-de-sac in the prestigious Hill section of Madison rests on .71 acres of beautifully manicured property with lawns, mature trees and...
6
Beds
5
Baths
0.3
Acres
1956
Year Built
131
Days on Site
3763748
MLS
UNDER CONSTRUCTION...COMING SOON! To be completed beautiful 5/6 bedroom and 5 full bath home on a very quiet street. Summerhill Park is located directly across the street and the home is within...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
0.29
Acres
2013
Year Built
16
Days on Site
3787977
MLS
Beautiful Custom Colonial in great Madison neighborhood! This 4 bedroom, 3 1/2 bath home built in 2013 has great open floor plan for easy living and entertaining. Large Kitchen with tin ceiling,...
Open 6/26
9 Highview Terrace Madison Boro, NJ 07940
$1,149,000
Neighborhood: The Hill
3
Beds
2F11/2
Baths
0.29
Acres
1950
Year Built
47
Days on Site
3780733
MLS
Enjoy this lovely Colonial perfectly located on a sought after tree lined street in the prestigious Hill section of Madison on .29 private acres that has been newly landscaped. This home is just...
$1,099,000
Neighborhood: Madison Place
3
Beds
3
Baths
2018
Year Built
59
Days on Site
3778123
MLS
Welcome to Madison Place! Offering a luxury feel, in town location and a short walk to Madison's shops, fine dining, and the Mid-Town Direct train. Rare opportunity to own one of only two 3 bedroom...
3
Beds
3
Baths
0.32
Acres
1954
Year Built
17
Days on Site
3787878
MLS
Custom ranch on quiet side street set on a private lot . Open floor plan offering larger living room/dining room, eat -in kitchen, primary bedroom and bath, full finished walkout basement with bath....
5
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
0.35
Acres
1950
Year Built
29
Days on Site
3785148
MLS
Welcome to Madison ! Voted Best Town by NJ Monthly. This unique custom ranch has everything you would want and more. Very conveniently located near the downtown area Grocery stores Restaurants etc....
Open 6/26
14 Rosedale Ave Madison Boro, NJ 07940
4
Beds
1F11/2
Baths
0.34
Acres
1926
Year Built
16
Days on Site
3788047
MLS
This 4 bedroom 3 bathroom American Foursquare in Madison features a spacious open floor plan with a private backyard. The 1st floor includes a large open kitchen with granite countertops and oak...
Open 6/26
33 Green Village Rd Madison Boro, NJ 07940
$875,000
Neighborhood: Madison Place
2
Beds
2
Baths
2018
Year Built
88
Days on Site
3772032
MLS
Stunning in every way! With an artful blend of convenience and comfort, this condo is ready to move into and enjoy. Inside, an open floor plan and modern decor welcome a variety of lifestyles. The...
Open 6/26
23 Hoyt St Madison Boro, NJ 07940
3
Beds
4
Baths
0.24
Acres
1950
Year Built
3
Days on Site
3790975
MLS
Great space in this special home with the kitchen open to the family room. Deck off the family room to spacious fenced rear yard. First floor offers a home office, full bath, living room and...

More on Madison New Jersey

homes for sale in Madison NJMadison New Jersey is home to about 16,000 residents and is nestled along Highway 124 between Chatham and Morristown. It's about 50 minutes or 31 miles to Manhattan and is nestled along the Morris and Essex line. It's known for its historic railroad station becoming one of America's first commuter railroads and remains a popular commuter town today. Known as "The Rose City" Madison has been ranked as one of the best places to live in New Jersey by Money Magazine and New Jersey Monthly.

Madison Schools

Often regarded as a college town, Madison borders three universities. Drew University, established in 1867, is also part of Madison’s education legacy and brings a range of academic events such as lectures, art exhibits and more. Madison is also home to Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Florham Campus and College of St. Elizabeth.

The schools in Madison are quite excellent and include three elementary schools, one junior high school, and one high school. Several private schools are in or near Madison as well.  All are part of the Madison Public School system.

"Madison Public Schools offered various different opportunities for their students, through endless extra-curricular activities, multiple sports teams, their arts and music program, and many clubs. Being apart of this school district has given me character, confidence, and the ability to achieve any goals I strive for. Because this school district is so competitive, it helped me be able to become the hard-worker that I am today, and be able to exert a lot of effort with every class I have taken." - Niche.com

Things to Do in Madison

Main Street is the hub of Madison with a large variety of restaurants including a popular jazz club, specialty mom and pop shops, grocery stores, and so much more. Due to its picturesque setting, several movies have been filmed in Madison. Visitors can take a walking tour to check out locations where some of their favorite scenes were made. Other attractions in Madison include the Florence and Robert Zuck ArboretumMuseum of Early Trades & Crafts, and The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey.

Madison offers a wide range of small, mom-and-pop boutiques as well as larger chain stores and numerous outlets. Of course, New York City is nearby but if you want to stay close to home, you'll find fantastic shops such as The Mall at Short Hills, Madison Avenue shops, the Shops at High Street, the Promenade Shop that Clifton, and a wide range of familiar favorites such as Neiman Marcus, Macy's, Old Navy, Costco, and multiple drug stores and grocery stores.

There are plenty of restaurants along Madison Avenue, which runs diagonally to the center of town. With a small cluster of restaurants concentrated just south of James Park and North of Alexander Avenue.

Madison New Jersey is known for its exceptional Italian restaurants. Some of our favorites include Il Goccino Ristorante for Northern Italian cuisine. A great place for lunch or dinner with delicate handmade pasta fantastic fish dishes, and all your Italian favorites. CENTRAL+MAIN is another high-end dining favorite located along Main Street with beautiful hanger steak and hand-cut fries with horseradish hollandaise sauce, salmon club sandwich, grilled octopus, handcrafted cocktails, and delicious starters. It's definitely a date night go-to.

Osteria Trevi located on Park Avenue is another fine Italian dining restaurant that does take-out and catering. From Arancini balls to stuffed squash blossoms, you'll definitely find authentic, fine dining Italian at Osteria. L'Allegria is yet another Italian favorite located on Prospect Street in downtown Madison. With alfresco dining and a Mediterranean courtyard, you can continue your taste of Italian fair with delicious Insalata di mare Moderna and Bucatini all'amatriciana.

But it's not all about Italian, the Prospect Tavern is a unique local place with a 60-foot bar and outdoor patio space. With delicious pub fare like prime rib stuffed jalapenos, fried calamari, and coconut shrimp, you can enjoy a pint and a plate in a great setting. Looking for some fusion? Check out Nahm Thai & French Cuisine. Yes, a combination of Thai food and French cuisine offering unique dishes for lunch and dinner such as softshell crab with mango salad fried tofu and escargot, our favorites pineapple fried rice and crispy fried Bronzino filet served with a sweet mango salad.

This is just a small sampling of the nearly 2 dozen restaurants within a short two or three block radius along Madison Avenue in downtown Madison. If you're moving to Madison or live nearby, our restaurants are definitely something to experience.

Living in Madison

Madison New Jersey offers a wide range of small-town charm as well as close proximity to New York City. With live music, fantastic homes, local shops, and an intimate, tight-knit community, Madison allows residents to enjoy the culture, history, and all the benefits of a bustling college town.

Many of Madison's best restaurants and shops are located in the extremely walkable downtown area. This is one of the best things about Madison. All the residential homes are no more than a couple of minutes to the downtown area. Dodge Field, several schools, restaurants, markets, and such are located along Main Street, which runs north and south through the center of Madison. Highway 24, the Columbia Turnpike, and other easy commute routes as well as Interstate 287 close to Morrison Medical Center are no more than about five minutes from most places in Madison.

homes for sale in Madison NJIn addition to shops and restaurants, downtown Madison also has a variety of museums and parks such as the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts, the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey, the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Turtle Back Zoo, Paper Mill Playhouse, and Ford Mansion and Museum just to name a few.

Madison Real Estate

Throughout Madison, you'll find a variety of home styles and designs from luxury estate homes on several acres to beautiful Victorian and historical homes dating back over 100 years. With a rich history, beautiful landscape, and a wide range of home prices slightly more affordable than its neighbors, Madison makes a beautiful place to call home. Home prices start at about $650,000 up to $2 million with an average home price of about $950,000. There are several newer homes but you'll primarily find older homes, refurbished historical properties, and farm-style homes.

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