Emerson Hill

Exclusivity is the name of the game in the affluent neighborhood of Emerson Hill, located between the Staten Island Expressway to the north and Brielle Avenue to the south.

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Emerson Hill Neighborhood Summary

Residents enjoy the security of living in a semi-gated community thanks to the many gates that separate Emerson Hill from the surrounding neighborhoods. The homes in the neighborhood are further obscured by abundant vegetation, making the area a secret oasis of luxury in midst of Staten Island.

Emerson Hill homes for sale are tucked away along quiet, narrow, tree-lined streets situated around the hills and valleys and always in high demand. Whether you're looking for an historic rambling old home or a smart Contemporary outfitted with all the most modern features, Emerson Hill has something surprising in store for the most discerning of home buyers seeking the highest standard of luxurious and comfortable real estate nestled among stunning, lush landscaping, complete with immaculate views.

History of Emerson Hill

Emerson Hill was named for one of its most prominent residents, Judge William Emerson, and his brother, writer and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson during the early 20th century. Judge Emerson was frequently visited by his brother Ralph, who had an affinity for the area. The beauty of the neighborhood continues to draw residents looking for elegance, comfort, and, in some cases, unparalleled views of New York Harbor.

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Emerson Hill's Nearby Neighborhoods

Grymes Hill Todt Hill

Emerson Hill's Nearby Amenities

In spite of its relative seclusion, the residential streets of Emerson Hill are still close to everything the residents therein could need or want. Hylan Boulevard just a few miles away with stores, shops, eateries, and other businesses. There are many private and public schools within close proximity to Emerson Hill, including Public School 54, Susan E. Wagner High School, Academy of St. Dorothy, Michael J. Petrides School, and Staten Island Academy in Todt Hill. Greenbelt trails abound in the parks around Emerson Hill, such as Westwood Park, Reed's Basket Willow Park, St. Francis Woodlands, and Brady's Pond Park in Grasmere, where swimmers can take a dip in the island's only swimmable freshwater pond.

Emerson Hill Schools

Emerson Hill is close to a number of public and private schools for K-12 students, as well as institutes of higher learning, such as Wagner College, St. John's University, and the College of Staten Island. For a map and more detailed information of schools you can find all across Staten Island, please visit our Local Schools page.

Transportation in Emerson Hill

It's easy to head into midtown Manhattan from Emerson Hill. The Staten Island Expressway borders the neighborhood to the north, making it convenient for those who want to commute by car. The Grasmere and Old Town train stations make frequent weekday and weekend runs to the St. George Ferry Terminal, and express buses to midtown stop along Hylan Boulevard. There are also bus stops along Manor Road.

Reach out to Tom Crimmins Realty today to schedule a home tour of Emerson Hill. Simply contact us via email or give us a call at 718.370.3200.

Emerson Hill Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
4 Beds
4 Baths
3,662 Sqft
1974 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $1.1M Avg $2.2M High $5.3M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $345 Avg $586 High $1,028

Current Listings in Emerson Hill

This Is Your Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To ...

Photo of Listing #1151457

$5,300,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 5,156 ft²


178 Douglas Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1151457

This Is Your Once In A Lifetime Opportunity To Own One Of The Most Awe-inspiring And Unique Homes In All Of New York City While Also Inheriting One Of The Finest Private Art And Antique Collections Money Can Buy To Perfectly Match. This One Of A Kind Home O...

Serenity Awaits You In This Charming Stone Hous...

Photo of Listing #1149972

$1,788,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 2,652 ft²


353 Douglas Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1149972

Serenity Awaits You In This Charming Stone House Set In Picturesque Emerson Hill.this Home With Its Views Of The River And Vnb Offers A Sense Of Seclusion And Privacy That Sets It Apart From Other Homes.the Majestic Entry Way Is Complete With An Oversized F...

Gorgeous, Center-hall Colonial Located On A Dea...

Photo of Listing #1149142

$1,699,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,918 ft²


10 Wilson Ter, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1149142

Gorgeous, Center-hall Colonial Located On A Dead-end Street In The Prestigious Emerson Hill Area. This Luxurious 4.900 Square Foot Home Features A Huge Terrace Off The Kitchen With Panoramic Views Of Manhattan, The Verrazano Bridge, And The Ocean.covered Te...

Location, Convenience, Lifestyle! This 1 Family...

Photo of Listing #1150411

$1,299,888 Acceptance

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 3,360 ft²


70 Michael Lp, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1150411

Location, Convenience, Lifestyle! This 1 Family Detached Home Is Nestled Away In The Tower Hill Estates Private Community, Located In The Pristine Area Of Emerson Hill!just Minutes From The Verrazzano Bridge! Beautifully Landscaped And Very Well Maintained...