Described as “one of the coolest suburbs in America,” Montclair, New Jersey is a remarkable community just 12 miles from Manhattan. This highly walkable suburb is home to an award-winning public school system, world-class art and music, a variety of architectural styles and the nation’s first countywide park system, among other great features. Discover the best neighborhoods in Montclair; the Essex County communities of Bloomfield, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Glen Ridge, Little Falls, Llewellyn Park, Maplewood, South Orange, Verona, West Caldwell, and West Orange.
Home to around 38,000 residents, the township of Montclair was first formed in 1868 with a total area around 6.3 square miles. Perched upon the First Mountain of Watchung Mountains, most of Montclair NJ real estate sites on the east side of this ridge. Because of its location, residents of Montclair NJ, enjoy breathtaking views of the New York skyline, which is only 12 miles away. Montclair is home to a few smaller places, localities and unincorporated communities such as; Montclair Heights, Upper Montclair & Watchung Station. Upper Montclair is north of Watchung Avenue and is in the 07043 zip code. While the central and southern parts of the town are in the 07042 zip code. Montclair has excellent shopping, dining, entertainment and recreational opportunities from its 6 distinct commercial zones. So wherever you find a home in Montclair NJ for sale, you'll never be far from the action! Those commercial zones are: Montclair Center, Upper Montclair, Watchung Plaza, Walnut Street, South End and Valley Road. Despite its small size, Montclair NJ, is home to several art institutions and theatres. As if all that wasn't enough to impress & entice you to buy a home in Montclair NJ, Montclair is also home to numerous parks & nature preservers including: Edgemont Memorial Park, Glenfield Park, Eagle Rock Reservation, the Bonsal Nature Preserve, the Presby Memorial Iris Gardens & many more. For the sports lovers there are over 18 tennis courts, 4 skating rinks and 3 public pools, plus countless sports fields to stay active.
This commuter suburb of New York City also has wonderful real estate options. Homes for sale in Montclair, New Jersey come in a broad price range and diverse architectural styles. Montclair NJ real estate is known for its historic architecture and is home to 6 historic districts listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places. There are condos, townhomes and single-family homes for sale in Montclair, New Jersey. There are exceptions, however, the highest list price for a condo or townhome in Montclair is usually around $995,000, with the average list price being closer to $427,000. The highest list price for a single-family home in Montclair is around $4.2 million, with the average list price being nearer to $1 million.
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