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 June 14, 2021
44
Listed
36
Avg. DOM
N/A
Avg. $ / Sq.Ft.
$1,185,000
Med. List Price
44 Properties
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$6,800,000
Subdivision: Franklin
9
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
3.12
Acres
1892
Year Built
55
Days on Site
3703349
MLS
The earliest of three Rossiter & Wright-designed estates, Finisterre set the tone for many other fine Summit residences. A structurally significant Colonial Revival built in 1892 and fully renovated...
$4,250,000
Subdivision: North Summit
5
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
0.58
Acres
1991
Year Built
22
Days on Site
3714876
MLS
Majestic Colonial in Prime North Summit location. Sophisticated 2020 renovation/expansion with custom kitchen open to coffered ceiling FR, marble baths, new wood roof & systems, designer decor. High...
$3,575,000
Subdivision: Northside
5
Beds
4F31/2
Baths
1.2
Acres
1927
Year Built
50
Days on Site
3707647
MLS
A rare opportunity to own this classic 1927 Colonial on Summit's prestigious Northside, offering both exceptional convenience and privacy. Walk to town, train and schools from this stunning 5/6...
6
Beds
5F21/2
Baths
1983
Year Built
63
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...
9
Beds
6F21/2
Baths
1.3
Acres
1970
Year Built
38
Days on Site
3708585
MLS
Two fabulous homes 1.3 acres estate: Main house boasts 6 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, open kitchen/family room, 2-car attached garage, and patio. 260' deep shared landscaped yard. Paired with back home: 3...
$3,295,000
Subdivision: Northside
6
Beds
3F21/2
Baths
1.71
Acres
1930
Year Built
1
Day on Site
3719987
MLS
Wake up every day to a sunrise over Manhattan! Perched on nearly 2 acres that evoke the feeling of a private arboretum, this mountaintop retreat with stunning panoramic NYC views has been completely...
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
1910
Year Built
47
Days on Site
3708587
MLS
MAGAZINE WORTHY architectural masterpiece w/ fabulous renovations & cool modern design located in Summit s prestigious Northside. Featured on Summit s 2019 Holiday House Tour! 6 Bed, 5.1 Bath w/...
6
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
0.7
Acres
1908
Year Built
15
Days on Site
3716268
MLS
Rarely available for sale on prestigious Beekman Rd, this interior designed and totally updated beauty sits on .70 acres of mature landscaping with level, fenced rear yard. Lincoln Hubbard School....
$2,395,000
Subdivision: Memorial Field
5
Beds
4F11/2
Baths
0.42
Acres
1931
Year Built
41
Days on Site
3709802
MLS
Handsome, light-filled English Tudor in sought-after neighborhood. Renovations of highest quality craftsmanship, impeccably upgraded & maintained. Designed for Entertaining. Stunning Views! New...
7
Beds
4F21/2
Baths
1896
Year Built
6
Days on Site
3718745
MLS
A home impeccably renovated to the highest level, this stunning Northside true beauty perfectly blends modern amenities, restored architectural original details & offers a prime near town location....
3
Beds
3F11/2
Baths
2021
Year Built
58
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...
4
Beds
5F11/2
Baths
1.07
Acres
1928
Year Built
33
Days on Site
3711901
MLS
DON'T MISS ALL THE NEW THIS HOME HAS TO OFFER! NEW Timberline Roof, NEW Windows, Repaired Gutters, NEWLY Painted Exterior, NEW Driveway (to be completed before closing) NEWLY UPGRADED 1st Fl Full...

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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