Old Town

The neighborhood of Old Town, located in Staten Island's East Shore, is the oldest neighborhood in all of Staten Island. It's borded by the neighborhoods of Grasmere, Concord, Arrochar, South Beach, and Dongan Hills. Old Town is one of a handful of neighborhoods served by the Staten Island Railway, making it an ideal choice for commuters. Additionally, Old Town is close to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and the Staten Island Expressway. 

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Old Town Neighborhood Summary

Suburban Old Town offers a variety of real estate options, regardless of your home-buying budget. Mid-century solid brick homes, Cape Cod-style abodes, townhouses, and multifamily units are available on the market now. If you're looking for commuting convenience combined with a small town feeling, Old Town might be just the place to call home.

History of Old Town

Established in the mid-17th century by the French Huguenots and the Dutch, Old Town was once part of a larger territory that also included Grasmere, South Beach, and Dongan Hills. Now, it is a quiet town known for its tree-lined residential streets. It's also home to the New York Tattoo Museum, the only museum of its kind in New York State, and Staten Island's newspaper Staten Island Advance.

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Old Town's Nearby Neighborhoods

Concord Dongan Hills Grasmere 
South Beach  

Old Town's Nearby Amenities

Most of Old Town's businesses are located along Hylan Boulevard and Richmond Road. There, residents can shop, grab a bite at a local restaurant, visit houses of worship, do their banking, and take advantage of a number of other amenities and services. Old Town is just on the other side of Ocean Breeze Park from the FDR Boardwalk, close to Brady's Pond and Grasmere Lake in Grasmere, and less than 2 miles from the Richmond County Country Club and golf course. There are several prestigious private schools near Old Town as well as public schools in Old Town, Arrochar, and Grasmere. The Staten Island University Hospital is located just south of Old Town in South Beach.

Old Town Schools

Old Town 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 Old Town

It takes only a few minutes to reach the Staten Island Expressway and the Verrazano Bridge from the heart of Old Town. The St. George Ferry Terminal is less than 15 minutes to the north, accessible via Richmond Road. However, if you prefer to utilize public transportation in order to commute for work, the Staten Island Railway serves the Old Town station and also makes stops at nearby Grasmere and Dongan Hills stations. Express buses to midtown Manhattan and local buses make stops along Hylan Boulevard and Richmond Road.

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Old Town Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
1,337 Sqft
1983 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $575k Avg $688k High $850k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $422 Avg $535 High $767

Current Listings in Old Town

Beautifully Stucco 2 Family, Semi-detached Hous...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1140893

$850,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,800 ft²

Residential

129 Hurlbert St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1140893

Beautifully Stucco 2 Family, Semi-detached House Built In The Year Of 2002 In The Heart Of Old Town, Staten Island. This Property Is 3 Stories Above Ground 18x50 Building Size On A 25x157 Lot, R3-1 Zoning. First Floor Features A Living Room, Dining Room, Ki...

20819h-come Home To This Mint Raised Ranch - Th...

Photo of Listing #1142139

$749,500 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,300 ft²

Residential

33 Scranton St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1142139

20819h-come Home To This Mint Raised Ranch - This Home Is On A Quiet Residential Block In The Exqusite Old Town Area. Quick 2 Minute Drive To Bridge - Close To Hylan Blvd And Richmond Road. Home Is In Immaculate Move In Condition With Some Outstanding Featu...

Introducing This Fully Detached, Corner Propert...

Photo of Listing #1139260

$675,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 880 ft²

Residential

229 Burgher Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1139260

Introducing This Fully Detached, Corner Property Single Family. This Property Is 32x24 Building On 50x100 Lot. First Floor Features A Living Room With A Beautiful Mini Chandelier, An Enclosed Kitchen/ Dining Room Combo In The Back Of The House With A Back D...

New Construction On Very Conveniently Location....

Photo of Listing #1141380

$659,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,560 ft²

Residential

141 Reid Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1141380

New Construction On Very Conveniently Location. Close To All: Express Buses, S53 And S79, Train And Shipping. Fully Tiled First Floor With Bathroom. Hardwood Floor Through Second And Third Floor. High Selling, Custom Kitchen With Granite Countertops, Tiled ...