The city of Summit has much to offer its residents including lovely tree-lined streets, beautiful architecture, top schools, and a bustling town center filled with trendy boutiques, specialty shops, restaurants, and more. In the nineteenth century, wealthy New Yorkers flocked to this picturesque community and built large homes as getaways from city life.
Due to its close proximity to New York City, it’s a perfect location for home owners who prefer life in suburbia. Summit residents can take a direct train line to Penn Station and arrive in only 40 minutes. Summit is also convenient to major highways including Routes 78 and 24, the NJ Turnpike and Garden State Parkway.
The community is a quaint small town with plenty of recreation, parks, arts and culture. Youth sports are big in Summit, with everything from soccer, football, lacrosse, baseball, basketball and swimming. Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit Playhouse, Stony Hill Players Theater and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey provide residents and visitors alike great places to frequent for entertainment.
Summit boasts several high-achieving schools. Five elementary schools, one middle school and one high school are managed by the Summit Board of Education. There are also several private schools including Kent Place School, Oak Knoll School, and Oratory Preparatory School.Search Listings