Summit NJ Real Estate & Homes for Sale

Included below are homes for sale in Summit, NJ, in Union county.  These Summit NJ real estate listings are updated daily from the Garden State MLS (GSMLS).

Some of the most classic and historic homes in the local area can be found in Summit, many built in the early 1900’s.  These homes are replete with the character and charm buyers desire and the Northside of Summit has some of the most prestigious homes in the local area.  "This is truly a dynamic little city," says Joseph Steiner, president of the Suburban Chambers of Commerce.  ''People come here because it's a transportation hub into New York, it has an outstanding educational system and it has a downtown that's kind of like where they grew up."  It's a three-pronged community, with lots of caring and compassion.

Summit Overview

Summit lies in the northwestern half of Union County and has a population of approximately 20,000, encompassing 6 square miles and sitting atop the second range of the Watchung Mountains.  During the Revolutionary War, Summit played a pivotal role due to its higher elevation.  The railroad spurred the development of a town center, complete with luxury hotels.  One of these hotels, the Blackburn House, was built in 1868 on Springfield Avenue and was reconstructed in 1929 as the Summit Suburban Hotel.  It was then renovated in 1986 and renamed the Grand Summit Hotel.  Today, it caters to executives visiting corporations in Summit and nearby towns.

If you are looking for the PERFECT downtown, then look no further than Summit. With its prestigious homes, friendly neighborhoods, vibrant and large downtown, convenient train to New York City and proximity to all local major highways including Route 24, Route 78, Route 287, the Garden State Parkway and NJ Turnpike, Summit simply cannot be beat.  And Newark Liberty International Airport is only 15 minutes away.

Summit is a favorite for city residents looking for a larger home, more property and good schools but who do not want to give up that urban feel.  While many other towns in the area also have downtowns, none are as large as Summit.  And while some Summit residents may commute to Manhattan for work, others stay close to  home.  Alcatel-Lucent, Dunn & Bradstreet, Merck, Summit Medical Group and Overlook Hospital all have a presence in Summit or the surrounding area.  Overlook Hospital, part of the Atlantic Health System, is located right in Summit and is a major teaching hospital.  Specialty services include the Neuroscience Institute, The Brain Tumor Center of New Jersey, maternity and critical-care services for high-risk newborns, and the first stereotactic radiosurgery program for the treatment of cancer.   Read More...

Summit Listings May 19, 2024
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