Summit Homes for Sale

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 April 20, 2021
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Listed
36
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,175,000
Med. List Price
50 Properties
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$3,750,000
Subdivision: Northside
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
1.71
Acres
1930
Year Built
4
Days on Site
3704758
MLS
This one-of-a-kind English mountaintop retreat with stunning panoramic NYC skyline views was completely restored to exacting standards. Breathtaking in every way on a lush 1.71 acres, the dramatic...
6
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
1983
Year Built
8
Days on Site
3687230
MLS
Magnificent custom colonial walking distance to downtown Summit & highly ranked Lincoln school. Completegut renovation completed in 2019. High end unique & custom finishes. Magnificent custom...
$3,595,000
Subdivision: Northside
6
Beds
7F21/2
Baths
2004
Year Built
2
Days on Site
3705996
MLS
Don't miss this stunning transformation! Prime Northside location. This revamped, freshly painted Center Hall Colonial was masterfully built new in 2004. No detail has been spared in the ceilings,...
Open 4/25
27 Templar Way Summit, NJ 07901
$2,850,000
Subdivision: Northside
6
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
1959
Year Built
2
Days on Site
3705850
MLS
An entertainer's dream conveniently located on nearly 1 acre on Summit's Northside. Upon entering the Foyer, guests are greeted with views of the one-of-a-kind grand scale open Living Room and Dining...
$2,800,000
Subdivision: Northside
7
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
1.94
Acres
1908
Year Built
181
Days on Site
3673693
MLS
In-town Northside estate w/ main home, renovated carriage house apartment above 4-car heated garage & 3-level 460 SF treehouse. Private & parklike grounds w/ wide sweeping lawn & vegetable garden....
6
Beds
6F11/2
Baths
1975
Year Built
39
Days on Site
3697608
MLS
Stunning custom home providing perfect space for both formal + informal entertaining as well as home office(s) options. Updated kitchen, white cabinetry, quartz countertops and new center island...
5
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
0.72
Acres
1910
Year Built
245
Days on Site
3653066
MLS
Set amongst some of Summit's original manor homes, this updated architectural gem is ideally located just steps from schools, parks and NY transportation. With its high ceilings and large, gracious...
$2,195,000
Subdivision: Northside
7
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
0.39
Acres
2021
Year Built
16
Days on Site
3702433
MLS
STUNNING NEW CONSTRUCTION IN PRIME NORTHSIDE LOCATION TO BE BUILT BY PREMIER LOCAL BUILDER. TARGETING FALL OCCUPANCY. Another fine home from Summit's reputable high-end local builder, Chris Maier. 7...
$1,985,000
Subdivision: Northside
6
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
1928
Year Built
28
Days on Site
3700256
MLS
Beautifully appointed 6BR Colonial in a PRIME NORTHSIDE Summit location, set on expansive, level property & just a quick stroll to downtown Summit & NYC trains. Lincoln Elem. school district. A...
6
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
1895
Year Built
6
Days on Site
3704470
MLS
Beautiful 6 bedroom Colonial located on double lot. Close to town ,train and all schools. Family room, mudroom, kitchen and addition completed in 2008.
$1,890,000
Subdivision: Upper Rotary
4
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
0.39
Acres
1974
Year Built
8
Days on Site
3704459
MLS
Stunning French Colonial home with a modern flair offers privacy and convenience of fabulous Office is located in desirable Upper Rotary Dr adjoins Watchung reserve and is in Franklin School...
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2021
Year Built
3
Days on Site
3705742
MLS
5 Extraordinary Townhouses with 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths & 1 half bath to be built by Summit's premier builder, Mountainview Developments, occupancy December 2021. Ideally located just a few blocks...

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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