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
3,835 Sqft
1972 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $639k Avg $1.7M High $3.5M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $327 Avg $465 High $666

Current Listings in Emerson Hill

Prestigious Emerson Estates, Top Of Hill, Panor...

Photo of Listing #1116251

$3,500,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 8,872 ft²

Residential

70 Lyman Pl, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1116251

Prestigious Emerson Estates, Top Of Hill, Panoramic Ocean Views, European Craftsmanship, Radiant Heat, 12 Ft Ceilings, Canadian Clay Roof, Plaster Walls, Cast Iron Circular Stairway, 8 Ft Solid Oak Doors, Marble Stone Floors, 16 Zone Heat/ac,european Ambian...

Majestically Nestled In The Sought After Enclav...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1115976

$2,799,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 5,095 ft²

Residential

2 Emerson Dr, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1115976

Majestically Nestled In The Sought After Enclave Of Emerson Hill,sits This Architectural Masterpiece Of 2 Emerson Drive, A Significant And Sophisticated 1935 Tudor Manor House. This Truly Magnificent Residence Is Masterfully Constructed Of The Finest Materi...

First Presentation: This Brick/stucco Bavarian ...

Photo of Listing #1123197

$1,985,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 3,561 ft²

Residential

3 Emerson Drive, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1123197

First Presentation: This Brick/stucco Bavarian Castle Id Sn Stvhitectural Gem W/panoramic Ny/bridge Views, Situated On 53,611 Sq Ft Street To Street Property.heated Inground Pool,luscious Landscaped Grounds,minutes To Bridge,1st Floor Entry Foyer Powder Roo...

Award Winning Interior/exterior, Stucco/stone E...

REDUCED 7% Photo of Listing #1101578

$1,850,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 5,520 ft²

Residential

1 Seven Gables Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1101578

Award Winning Interior/exterior, Stucco/stone Euro Style Colonial, Spectacular Bridge View, 5,200 Sq Ft Of Luxury, Granite Floors, Banquet Size Dining Room, Gourmet Kitchen, Den, 3 Fireplaces, Office, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths (master Lavish Bath,fireplace) (hu...