Nestled into what was once referred to as the Clove Valley, Sunnyside is a neighborhood in the Lakes district of Staten Island. The neighborhood is bordered by Westerleigh, Castleton Corners, and Clove Lakes, and it's flanked on its sides by Emerson, Grimes, and Clove Hills.

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Sunnyside Neighborhood Summary

To the east and west of Sunnyside lie both Clove Lakes Park and Silver Lakes Park and Golf Course, and to the south is the Staten Island Expressway, Sunnyside's direct artery to the Verrazano Bridge and Manhattan.

The Sunnyside neighborhood is small and friendly, with many of its residents working as civil servants. Thanks to its proximity to the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge just three exits away, Sunnyside is one of the best neighborhoods on Staten Island for commuters. Its convenience to the bridge, not to mention the many parks and amenities nearby, has made Sunnyside popular amongst those looking to relocate to island and away from the busy urban atmosphere of Manhattan.

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Sunnyside's Nearby Neighborhoods

Clove Lake Emerson Hill Grymes Hill
Royal Oak Silver Lake Todt Hill

Sunnyside's Nearby Amenities

In addition to its nearness to the Expressway, Sunnyside gives its residents ready access to many amenities, including shopping, dining, and health care on Victory Boulevard, walking distance from the neighborhood. Sunnyside residents can get in touch with nature by visiting the area's parks, such as picturesque Clove Lakes Park and Silver Lake Park, where visitors not only have the chance to explore the foliage and bird-watch, but also take advantage of the golf course located there, or take the dog for a walk in the park's dog run. For those with school-age children, there are both public and private schools in and around the Sunnyside neighborhood.

Sunnyside Schools

Sunnyside 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 Sunnyside

Car commuters can hop on the Expressway toward the Verrazano Bridge, while non-car travelers can use the many public transportation options in Sunnyside. Victory Boulevard is home to a number of MTA bus stops for those looking for either local trips or express buses to Manhattan. There are local stops on Clove Road, as well. MTA trains stop at Grasmere less than two miles away, and Clifton less than three miles away to the east.

Real estate options are varied in Sunnyside. Homes for sale in the residential area include spacious properties with large yards, stately Colonials, roomy Ranches, and some two-family dwellings. There's something for everyone in the neighborhood. Come to see what's in store for you in the quaint, warm community of Sunnyside.

Reach out to Tom Crimmins Realty today to schedule a home tour of Sunnyside. Simply contact us via email or give us a call at 718.370.3200.

Sunnyside Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,710 Sqft
1955 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $330k Avg $643k High $865k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $255 Avg $393 High $510

Current Listings in Sunnyside

Extra Large 2 Family Home With 2 Bedroom Apartm...

Photo of Listing #1140846

$865,120 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,880 ft²


120 Northern Blvd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1140846

Extra Large 2 Family Home With 2 Bedroom Apartment And Separate Side Entry Finished Studio With Full Bathroom (no Kitchen). Eat In Kitchen With Access To 10'x20' Deck. Master Bedroom Has 4 Piece Private Bath And Access To Deck. 3 Zone Heat (amtrol Tank) ...

Great Location! Minutes To Highway And Bridge. ...

Photo of Listing #1140933

$838,888 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,800 ft²


19 Renwick Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1140933

Great Location! Minutes To Highway And Bridge. Close To All ! Clove Lake Park ,buses, & Shopping ! Is Larger Then Most !one Family Detached Colonial Has It All ! Livingroom, Dining Room , Half Bath, 4 Large Bedroom's, 3 Bath's , Amazing Finished Basement ...

Wonderful Sunnyside Location Offers This 2 Fami...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #1138179

$769,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 2,184 ft²


27 Marx St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1138179

Wonderful Sunnyside Location Offers This 2 Family 5/5 Loaded With Character & Charm. Bonus 3 Car Detached Garage And Multi Car Driveway. Lovingly Maintained & Family Owned For 65 Years. Adorned With Original Custom Hardwood Floors, Chestnut Trim, Original ...

Location! Location! ,if You Are Looking For A D...

Photo of Listing #1143041

$678,888 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,332 ft²


172 Van Cortlandt Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1143041

Location! Location! ,if You Are Looking For A Detached Colonial With Old World Charm , Look No Further , Walk Into Living Room , Dining Room, Kitchen With Granite Island & Countertop, Ss Appliances, , 3/4 Bath , Office, Door To Yard . Original Hw Floors T...