Summit Homes for Sale

Real Estate in Summit New Jersey

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.Summit NJ Homes for Sale

Due to its close proximity to New York City, it’s a perfect location for homeowners 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.

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Summit August 9, 2022
44
Listed
39
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,022,500
Med. List Price
44 Properties
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$4,595,000
Neighborhood: Northside
6
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
1913
Year Built
28
Days on Site
3795585
MLS
Truly a SHOWCASE home on Summit's Northside completely renovated throughout in 2017/2018 set on 1.5+ acres of beautifully manicured, level property. Extensive renovations to the entire home inside &...
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
1.67
Acres
1930
Year Built
69
Days on Site
3786238
MLS
This spectacular Architecturally unique Northside Tudor home is one of the original Summit Estates..with 1.7 acres of lush private grounds, it is sure to appeal to the most discerning buyers. The...
$4,490,000
Neighborhood: Northside
7
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
1.18
Acres
1850
Year Built
74
Days on Site
3785317
MLS
Opportunity of a lifetime, this Majestic Georgian Colonial historic estate features nearly 9,500 sq ft of living space, ideally located on 1.2 acres of incredible property in prestigious Northside!...
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
2012
Year Built
35
Days on Site
3794098
MLS
Classic inspiration meets custom contemporary construction in this 2012 Colonial featuring extraordinary living space, six bedroom suites and an ideal location near the border of Summit and Short...
$3,195,000
Neighborhood: Northside
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
0.84
Acres
1957
Year Built
120
Days on Site
3774968
MLS
Private Setting. Exceptional Living. Prime .84 acre of Northside property. Unique custom home with heated inground pool, lush grounds. Exceptional contemporary design, quality craftsmanship....
$2,495,000
Neighborhood: Woodland Park Section
5
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
1968
Year Built
7
Days on Site
3800016
MLS
Welcome to this stately custom home in Woodland Park. Foyer sightlines reveal grandiose dining and living rooms a sweeping staircase and private gated brick and bluestone patio perfect for...
$2,400,000
Neighborhood: West End
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
2022
Year Built
85
Days on Site
3782666
MLS
NEW CONSTRUCTION -- NEARING COMPLETION! 6200 sq. ft., 6 Bedroom, 5.1 Bath home including a 1st floor bedroom. Great flow, large rooms, high ceilings on all 3 floors and a full finished basement....
$2,350,000
Neighborhood: Northside
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
0.51
Acres
1868
Year Built
14
Days on Site
3798805
MLS
"IN TOWN NORTHSIDE" One of a kind 6 bedroom restored turn of the century home with a large wrap around porch and an addition including a family room with a 2 car garage. All fireplaces have been...
$2,299,000
Neighborhood: Northside
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
1951
Year Built
61
Days on Site
3771885
MLS
The original owner of this Mid-Century Masterpiece, located in the heart of the exclusive Northside of Summit, used his own lumber company to pick the rarest of woods, the finest craftsmanship...
$2,095,000
Neighborhood: Northside
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
0.29
Acres
1909
Year Built
53
Days on Site
3790172
MLS
Vintage beauty! 6++BR, 5.1 bath "in-town northside" location. Lincoln elementary school only a block away. Special features include: 3 full levels of living space, high ceilings (10'+), great natural...
$1,995,000
Neighborhood: Franklin
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
0.44
Acres
1964
Year Built
61
Days on Site
3788432
MLS
Sophisticated, move-in ready home - 6 BR, 5 full & 1 half bath residence in a premier location in sought after Franklin School district. Set on a park-like, lush-green 0.43 acre property, this...
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1.2
Acres
1895
Year Built
84
Days on Site
3783175
MLS
Captivating Stone Carriage House on 1.2 A of secluded grounds, with an additional Vacant Lot. Everything has been meticulously renovated updated & maintained while retaining old world charm &...

Living in Summit NJ

The Summit 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.Homes for Sale in Summit NJ

Summit borders Short Hills, New Providence, Springfield, and Chatham Township. It's nestled at the intersection of Interstate 75 and Highway 24 between the Watchung Reservation and the Mall at Short Hills.

The New York Times touted Summit New Jersey as a place to grow into and stay. With so many folks moving out of the big city, Summit has become a popular location, not just over the last couple of decades but specifically within the last year or two. This small-town feel with about 21,000 residents was originally incorporated as Summit Township by an act of the New Jersey legislature back in 1869. Summit was reincorporated as its own city in 1899 and is located on a ridge in northern and central New Jersey within the beautiful Raritan Valley and Rahway Valley regions in the New York Metro area.

Summit is home to multiple landmarks and historic buildings and the Summit Downtown Historic District itself is on the US Department of National Register of Historic Places. Buildings such as the Grand Summit Hotel, the Kent Place School, the Summit Diner, the public library, and Twin Maples are just a few of the poignant landmarks and historical buildings within Summit.

Summit NJ Schools

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.

The schools in Summit receive excellent reviews and ratings by parents and students alike. They received top marks for academics, student to teacher ratio, availability of clubs and activities, diversity, college preparation, and health and safety.

"Summit High School is among one of the best! The school offers great academics and opportunities to grow as an individual during ones four years. Compared to many public school Summit excels in all aspects including but not limited to academics, sports, college readiness and rigor in academics." - Niche.com

Homes for Sale in Summit NJ

Homes for Sale in Summit NJSummit has some of the more expensive homes in the state of New York. The median home price is approximately $1.1 million in real estate taxes vary depending on the size of the home and lot size. 

Summit offers several suburban communities and has adopted a policy of zoning ordinances requiring a single-family house on a large lot in order to maintain consistency and continuity within the communities and neighborhoods. You'll find condominiums and townhouses starting at about $350,000 with luxury estates and Victorian and Colonial homes along tree-lined streets between $950,000 and $2 million. You're not likely to find homeowner association fees, however, most neighborhoods do have rules or regulations on consistency with home designs and landscaping.

You'll find homes in Summit dating back to the early 1900s up to modern designs today, however, most homes date back to about the 1930s to 1960s. Lush landscaping, mature trees, tutor and Victorian-style homes are abundant in Summit New Jersey.

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