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
5 Beds
5 Baths
3,631 Sqft
1961 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $949k Avg $1.5M High $2.2M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $312 Avg $426 High $707

Current Listings in Emerson Hill

This Charming French Tudor Fully Detached House...

Photo of Listing #1148852

$2,200,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 3,110 ft²


220 Douglas Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1148852

This Charming French Tudor Fully Detached House Comes With 70 Feet Width, 5 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 3 Kitchens, 3 Fireplaces, 2 Cars Garage, Private Tennis Court, In-ground Swimming Pool, Steam Room, Sauna Room, Jacuzzi, Exercise Room, Ping Pong Table, Billi...

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...

Don't Miss A Chance To Own A Piece Of S.i. Hist...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1123197

$1,445,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,561 ft²


3 Emerson Drive, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1123197

Don't Miss A Chance To Own A Piece Of S.i. History. '' The Koehler Mansion'' This Brick/stucco Bavarian Castle Has Unparrell Panoramic Ny/bridge Views. Situated On A 53,611 Sq Ft Street To Street Lot. Heated Inground Pool, On Luscious Landscaped Grounds. M...

You Don't Want To Miss This Fully Custom Coloni...

Photo of Listing #1146640

$1,258,888 Acceptance

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,520 ft²


39 Nicole Lp, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1146640

You Don't Want To Miss This Fully Custom Colonial In The Absolute Perfect Location. Ideally Located, This Home Is Nestled On A Quiet Block And Is Walking Distance To Public Transportation And Right Where You Want To Be. Exquisitely Designed, The Top-of-the-...