Maplewood NJ Homes for Sale
Lovely, lush and livable—that’s Maplewood, a town with parks, rolling hills, and bustling downtown, a place residents love to call home. Because it is just 30 minutes from Midtown, it’s a highly desirable place to live while working in New York. Many New Yorkers and Brooklynites alike have flocked to Maplewood thanks to its suburban setting, spacious homes, and cultured community. Maplewood is a truly charming bedroom community with a personality all its own.
With so much to discover in this diverse community, just a stone’s throw from the big city, it's no wonder why it is such a popular location to live. Read on below the listings to learn more about Maplewood New Jersey.
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More on Maplewood
The New York Times called Maplewood, "If Brooklyn were a suburb" and many locals simply call it "Brooklyn West". That's the charm and uniqueness that moving from Manhattan to Brooklyn to Maplewood has inspired. It's true that there's a lot of transplants coming here from a variety of places throughout the city and instantly fall in love with the colonial homes, parks, and beautiful rolling hills. But there are many other reasons to move to Maplewood.
Maplewood New Jersey is home to about 24,000 residents and is a suburban township in Essex County. Maplewood was originally formed as South Orange Township back in 1861 from portions of Clinton Township and the Town of Orange. The Township was changed to Maplewood in 1922, which brought significant growth throughout the Maplewood area in both residents and structures.
Residents love Maplewood’s hip downtown area, filled with shops, restaurants, and a movie theater. Arts and culture thrive through the town’s community art centers, artist studios, and art walks. The town’s annual Maplewoodstock is a two-day music and arts festival. The event is hosted at nearby Memorial Park, a 25-acre park with ball fields, tennis courts, and a playground.
With Maplewood’s location adjacent to the South Mountain Reservation, residents can enjoy over 2,000 acres of hiking trails and natural woodlands. Residents can also enjoy a zoo, ice skating area, dog park, two libraries, and a weekly farmer’s market.
Maplewood New Jersey Schools
Combining services with neighboring South Orange, the South Orange-Maplewood School District is exemplary and includes six elementary schools, two middle schools, and one high school. Columbia High School has been nationally recognized for its academic excellence.
Some of the top-rated schools continue to be Millburn middle school, Jefferson elementary school, and Columbia high school but the district prides itself on excellent schools and academics throughout the district. The Millburn middle school has been rated #2 best public middle school in the state of New Jersey with a student-teacher ratio of just 11 to 1. 100% of students and parents agree that teachers give engaging lessons and adequately lead and control the classroom.
"I love everything about the MMS! We have great programs, teachers, and so much more here! The environment is safe around here, and we are all opened up to the many possibilities from the programs here!" - Niche.com
Many folks moved to the Maplewood area simply because of the excellent schools, teachers, and academic opportunities. In addition to top-rated public schools, Maplewood also features early childhood centers and several private schools.
Why Choose Maplewood?
Maplewood is a diverse and family-friendly community with a vibrant downtown area known as the "village" or "Maplewood Center". This downtown focal point features a movie theater, upscale restaurants, supermarkets, cafés, independent bookstores and boutiques. The downtown has been largely unchanged since about the 1950s and the town boasts several theater professionals working in Broadway and off-Broadway productions.
From tree-lined streets, quaint neighborhoods, and a vibrant arts and cultural scene, Maplewood makes an ideal place to call home. It borders South Orange, Irvington, Short Hills, and Union just north of the intersection of Interstate 78, Garden State Parkway, and Highway 82.
Maplewood Real Estate
Maplewood has a median home value of about $650,000. The majority of homes are priced between $500,000 and $950,000. Edit a given time you'll find between 20 and 40 properties for sale with a median home size of about 1500 ft.². 76% of Maplewood residents own their own homes and most homes were built prior to 1940. 65% of properties are single-family homes with a few apartment buildings, complexes, and townhouses.
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