Few neighborhoods in Staten Island give unparalleled access to the Staten Island Expressway and the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge as the neighborhood of Grasmere. Located within the island's East Shore, Grasmere is great for not only car commuters, but for train commuters, as well, thanks to the Grasmere station along the Staten Island Railway. 

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Grasmere Neighborhood Summary

Ease of commuting isn't Grasmere's only desirable feature. It's also home to Brady's Pond Park, one of Staten Island's most elite communities.

There are a wide variety of housing styles currently on the real estate market in Grasmere at a range of prices from more luxurious options near Brady's Pond to afford single-family and units in condominium communities. Come experience the convenience and quiet charm of Grasmere today.

History of Grasmere

The neighborhood was named Grasmere by Roderick Cameron during the mid-1800s after the bucolic lakeside village in England that bears the same name. Since its development during the 19th century, Grasmere remains a unique area on Staten Island, one more reminiscent of the country than the city.

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Grasmere's Nearby Neighborhoods

Concord Dongan Hills Fort Wadsworth
Rosebank South Beach

Grasmere's Nearby Amenities

In addition to Grasmere Lake and Brady's Pond, there's also Cameron Pond situated within the neighborhood. Grasmere's main business district exists along Hylan Boulevard, which connects the neighborhood to neighboring towns like Concord, Old Town, and Dongan Hills. Along Hylan, you'll find restaurants, grocery stores, banks, and other services. Grasmere is also close to Bay Street businesses, the South Beach boardwalk, and the Fort Wadsworth historical site. School-age children can attend school within Grasmere from elementary through high school, and private Catholic schools are located in nearby Concord and other surrounding neighborhoods.

Grasmere Schools

At the end of 2013, the New York Public Library opened the Grasmere branch on South Street, a true educational boon to the neighborhood and welcome addition to the community. There are also a number of public schools near Grasmere, including PS 44 and PS 22 Graniteville, as well as daycare centers and preschools. Numerous businesses are located throughout the neighborhood, but the majority of retail amenities and services are situated on Richmond Avenue, Forest Avenue, and South Avenue.

Transportation in Grasmere

It's easy to access both public transportation as well as major roadways from Grasmere. With the Staten Island Expressway serving as the neighborhood's northern border, drivers can access the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in just a matter of minutes. They can also take the Expressway to the bridges to New Jersey. If drivers prefer to take the ferry to Brooklyn, the St. George Ferry Terminal is less than 10 minutes away. The Staten Island Railway stops at the Grasmere station, and the Old Town station is just south of Grasmere. Local and express buses serve the area via Hylan Boulevard, Clove Road, and Steuben Street.

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Grasmere Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,660 Sqft
1977 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $180k Avg $667k High $1.2M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $280 Avg $411 High $671

Current Listings in Grasmere

Magnificent 1 Family 4 Bedroom, 3 + 3/4 + 1/2 B...

Photo of Listing #1151542

$1,150,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,172 ft²


655 Steuben St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1151542

Magnificent 1 Family 4 Bedroom, 3 + 3/4 + 1/2 Baths, Detached Colonial Style Home With Private Yard & Built-in Garage. This Amazing Home Is Situated In The Heart Of Grasmere & Is In Excellent Move In Condition. Featuring A Great Open Floor Plan With Plenty ...

Single Family In Grasmere With 2,314 Sf Plus A ...

Photo of Listing #1150441

$900,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,314 ft²


82 Piedmont Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1150441

Single Family In Grasmere With 2,314 Sf Plus A 1,248 Sf Unfinished Basement (3,652 Sf Total). The Building Is 26 X 48 On A 40 X 100 Lot. R3-1 Zoning (1-2 Family Detached Residences). Speak With Architect About Converting To A 2 Family. All Brick And Stone S...

Gorgeous, Fully Renovated, All Brick 1-family D...

Photo of Listing #1151515

$849,900 Acceptance

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,538 ft²


644 W Fingerboard Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1151515

Gorgeous, Fully Renovated, All Brick 1-family Detached 4-bedroom 3-bath Ranch In Excellent Move-in Condition With An Attached Garage And A Full Finished Basement. Situated Minutes From Vz Bridge, Walking Distance To Grasmere Train And Bus Station, Convenien...

Location!! Location!! House Is Close To The Ver...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1151160

$849,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,184 ft²


73 Grasmere Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1151160

Location!! Location!! House Is Close To The Verrazano Bridge, Making Easy Commute To Brooklyn. Minutes To Ctown Supermarket And Met Foodmarkets. Minutes To Grasmere Train Station For Ferry When Traveling To Manhattan And Minutes To Bus Stop (s53 & S79) When...