Oakwood

The neighborhood of Oakwood in Staten Island's Gateway district is located along the eastern shore, surrounded by Bay Terrace, Lighthouse Hill, and New Dorp Beach. Oakwood's greatest attraction is its small town feel with winding roads and few sidewalks. Its tree-lined streets are lined with single-family and semi-detached homes, and nearby Cedar Grove Beach provides residents and visitors with one of the best beach-going experiences on the island.

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Oakwood Neighborhood Summary

Oakwood's real estate market consists primarily of detached and semi-detached homes a wide array of prices, as well as a handful of condos and townhouses. If you're looking for Small Town USA on Staten Island, look no further than the neighborhood of Oakwood.

History of Oakwood

Oakwood was once comprised of swathes of farmland and pastures with a resort on the beachfront, both of which have now given way to residential housing. While the vast majority of Oakwood residences are upper-to-middle single-family homes, there are pockets of luxury housing in parts of the neighborhood.

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Oakwood's Nearby Neighborhoods

Bay Terrace New Dorp Oakwood New Dorp Beach
Richmond Town  

Oakwood's Nearby Amenities

Most of Oakwood is private residences with its business and commercial districts clustered around Hylan Boulevard and near the train station on South Railroad Avenue. Both areas provide residents with shops, restaurants, and other conveniences nearby their homes. A large shopping center is also located next door in the New Dorp Beach neighborhood. One of Oakwood's most popular attractions is the Cedar Grove Beach on the waterfront. Not long ago, the beach was private with a number of family-owned bungalows occupying the sandy strip of land. The family-friendly beach is now open to the public and features paths, restrooms, and public art installations. Additionally, Oakwood borders Great Kills Park and is close to Midland and South beaches. A number of private and public schools are located throughout the neighborhood and in nearby neighborhoods.

Oakwood Schools

At the end of 2013, the New York Public Library opened the Oakwood 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 Oakwood, 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 Oakwood

Most Oakwood residents prefer to drive, but there are still plenty of public transportation options. The Oakwood Heights train station on South Railroad Avenue provides commuters with access to the St. George Ferry terminal, while local and express buses make stops along Guyon Avenue and Hylan Boulevard. For those who choose to travel by car, the entrance to the Staten Island Expressway is approximately twenty minutes away, and the Outerbridge Crossing to New Jersey is fifteen minutes from the neighborhood.

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Oakwood Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,928 Sqft
1983 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $400k Avg $697k High $1.1M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $269 Avg $385 High $595

Current Listings in Oakwood

#19429h- Beautiful Custom Built In (2012) Semi-...

Photo of Listing #1131670

$1,089,000 Acceptance

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,879 ft²

Residential

105 Champlain Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1131670

#19429h- Beautiful Custom Built In (2012) Semi- Chc Situated On Extra Large Property (50x136). Home Is Loaded With Upgrades And Amenities. Home Features 3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms. Master Bedroom Suite With 2 Walk In Closets + His & Her Sinks. Hardwood Floors...

19488h-magnificent Fully Brick Custom Col. Home...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1132557

$968,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,200 ft²

Residential

574 Pendale St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132557

19488h-magnificent Fully Brick Custom Col. Home Features 2 Story Entry, 4 Br's, 2.5 Baths, Enormous Gourmet Kit W/granite Counter Tops And Center Island. Custom Honey Maple Cabinets, Wine And Butler Pantry, Pocket Doors, Fam Rm, Rad Heat On Tiled Surfaces A...

Welcome To 448 Stoneham St! This Fully Gutted ...

Photo of Listing #1132375

$899,000 Acceptance

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,205 ft²

Residential

448 Stoneham St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132375

Welcome To 448 Stoneham St! This Fully Gutted And Newly Rebuilt Home Is Now A 6/6 Two Family Home In One Of Staten Island's Most Coveted Area. Features Include A Custom Kitchen With Granite Countertops And Stainless Steel Appliances And Hard Wood Floors. ...

Welcome To 28 Grayson St. First Time Offered. Y...

Photo of Listing #1132723

$889,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,936 ft²

Residential

28 Grayson St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132723

Welcome To 28 Grayson St. First Time Offered. You Feel The Love When You Enter Into This Large 2 Family Detached Home. Entry You Have A Lovely Foyer, 2 Built Out Closets, Entry To Garage, Laundry Room And Additional Closet. Go Up Beautiful Wood Staircase Wh...