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
2,567 Sqft
1971 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $385k Avg $815k High $1.5M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $63 Avg $492 High $1,263

Current Listings in Grasmere

This Beautiful Well Kept Charming Colonial Is L...

Photo of Listing #1154543

$1,350,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,064 ft²


26 Normalee Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1154543

This Beautiful Well Kept Charming Colonial Is Located In Prestigious Grasmere Area! Staten Islands Best Kept Secret,surrounded By Million Homes And Cameron Lake This House Boost So Much Character! It Sits On 82 X 100 Property And It's Located Up The Block ...

-------location,location ,location ----beautif...

Photo of Listing #1154104

$1,349,999 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 21,401 ft²


22 Kensington Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1154104

-------location,location ,location ----beautifull Two Family House..this House Features 3 Bedrooms In The First Floor And 3 Bedrooms In The Second Floor And Full Finished Basement .-basement -full Finished Basement ,recreation Room ,family Room Washer ...

This Breathtaking High Ranch Corner Home With A...

Photo of Listing #1155490

$1,095,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,363 ft²


95 Woodlawn Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1155490

This Breathtaking High Ranch Corner Home With A Wraparound Garden And Pool Sits Beautifully In The Inviting Grasmere Neighborhood. Features Updated Finishes With U-turn Staircase, Full Basement, And Garage. The Upper Level Highlights Large Windows For Brigh...