Great Kills

The neighborhood of Great Kills is situated in Staten Island's Gateway area, surrounded by Eltingville, Arden Heights, and Lighthouse Hill. With its access to the Lower Bay and proximity to public transportation options, Great Kills is growing in popularity not just with commuters but those looking for access to beaches, oceanside parks, and marinas.

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Great Kills Neighborhood Summary

The Great Kills' real estate market offers homebuyers an array of homes, from luxurious properties near the shore to affordable single family and multi-family dwellings. Whether you're looking for an old-fashioned Victorian or a contemporary home, there's something for every taste and budget in Great Kills.

Much of Great Kills real estate was built in the 1960's and mid-1980's, although there may be just as many exceptions—Great Kills has been an ever popular Staten Island community, and development has been slow but constant since the 1920's. As a result, houses in the area vary significantly in design, materials and architecture, offering a fantastic cornucopia of homes.

Great Kills homes for sale tend to start around $300,000, while condos can be found for less than $200,000. In addition, numerous properties fall within the $700,000 - $1,000,000 range, presenting a splendid collection of executive and luxury home options. These houses are spacious and refined, offering beautiful exteriors, superior craftsmanship and welcoming personal spaces.

History of Great Kills

Generations of families have been drawn to Great Kills, finding it comfortable, friendly, and filled with old-fashioned charm. Thanks to recent changes in the neighborhood's zoning ordinances, which place limits on building size as well as distance between residences, Great Kills has become much sought-after for those looking for some space around their homes. The neighborhood is frequently compared to a small town with a close-knit community.

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Great Kills's Nearby Neighborhoods

Concord Eltingville Oakwood
Richmond Town  

Great Kills's Nearby Amenities

Like many neighborhoods in Staten Island, Great Kills' commercial center is clustered around its train station on Amboy Road. There, residents can take advantage of the neighborhood's amenities including shops, restaurants, and a branch of the New York Public Library. Its many public and private schools are located at various spots in and around Great Kills, ensuring that all educational needs will be met of school-age children. The neighborhood is also home to Great Kills Park, where visitor can hike, bike, kayak, or enjoy the park's sandy beach. Boating enthusiasts can take advantage of Great Kills' marina, which has its own cafe.

Great Kills Schools

At the end of 2013, the New York Public Library opened the Great Kills 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 Great Kills, 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 Great Kills

While most prefer to own a car living in Staten Island, public transportation options abound. The Great Kills SIR train station, the quickest and most convenient way to commute from the neighborhood, provides service to the St. George ferry terminal. Local buses and express buses to midtown Manhatthan make stops along Giffords Lane and Nelson Avenue. The Staten Island Expressway is 15 minutes from the center of Great Kills, and the Verrazano Narrows Bridge is 20 minutes from the neighborhood.

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Great Kills Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,765 Sqft
1976 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $189k Avg $640k High $1.5M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $208 Avg $376 High $661

Current Listings in Great Kills

Unique One Of A Kind Custom 6/6 2 Family. 75x9...

Photo of Listing #1132213

$1,489,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 4,000 ft²


97 Nelson Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132213

Unique One Of A Kind Custom 6/6 2 Family. 75x96 Property. Over 6000 Square Feet Of Finished Living Space. Tremendous Great Rooms With Fireplaces, Large Dining Areas And Kitchens. Six Baths With Radiant Heat. Gas Hot Water Heat. Fully Sprinkled. Each Unit...

Beautifully Renovated From A Ranch Style Home ...

Photo of Listing #1132488

$1,199,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,712 ft²


78 William Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132488

Beautifully Renovated From A Ranch Style Home To An All Brick Colonial! Hard Wood & Ceramic Floors Thru-out. Recessed Lighting, Crown Mouldings, 6 Panel Solid Wood Doors Thru-out, Pavered Yard & Driveway, Detached Brick System,hot/water Tan...

19364h-open House Sat 10/5 & Sun 10/6 1-4 Pm. B...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1130719

$1,199,000 Acceptance

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 4,012 ft²


20 Dent Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1130719

19364h-open House Sat 10/5 & Sun 10/6 1-4 Pm. Beautiful Custom Contemporary An Architectural Master Piece. ''new Construction'' Located In Prestigious Great Kills Dent Rd! Loaded With Upgrades Such As Radiant Heat, Fireplace, High End Appliances, 4 Big Bedr...

19449h-exceptional Elegance & Craftsmanship In ...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #1132066

$999,800 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 2,685 ft²


6 Sweetwater Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132066

19449h-exceptional Elegance & Craftsmanship In This One Of A Kind 5-6 Bedrooms, 5 Bathroom Home Built In 2014. This Home Offers The Best Of Everything Inside And Out, Very Unique Layout, Gorgeous Hardwood Floors And Oak Staircases, High Ceilings, Beautifu...