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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 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.
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