LLEWELLYN PARK | WEST ORANGE NJ REAL ESTATE & HOMES FOR SALE
Founded in 1853 by Llewellyn Solomon Haskell and designed by Alexander Jackson Davis, this 425 acre gated community comprised of 175 homes is a private retreat, boasting streets lined with specimen plantings and charming natural gas lamps. Only one mile from the NJ Transit Orange train station, New York City is a quick 24 minutes away or only 12 miles by car.
The park was the first planned suburb in the United States and was modeled after New York City's central park. The park has two entrances, one with a guard gate off Main Street and the other for residents only, off Eagle Rock Avenue, leading directly to nearby Montclair.
The ramble within Llewellyn Park is a common area of 50 acres of landscaped streams and paths, while the social circle is a park within a park featuring a pond for ice skaing and a gazebo for outdoor concerts and events.
The Ladies Associate is a major function within the park, fostering a sense of community among park residents by planning social events for adults and children including holiday parties, barn dances and Victorian picnics. They are also responsible for landscaping projects and preserving the beauty of the park.
The Llewellyn Park Historical Society is dedicated to preserving historic artifacts relating to the creation and history of the park while the Llewellyn Park Preservation Foundation is dedicated to maintaining the histoic character of Llewellyn Park. These groupds are the primary reason that the park has maintained its intrinsic charm after all of these years. It's a magical place for those who appreciate privacy and a sense of community.
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