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
3 Baths
1,735 Sqft
1953 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $650k Avg $852k High $1.5M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $305 Avg $546 High $830

Current Listings in Sunnyside

21203hm-welcome To This Grand Colonial, Medical...

Photo of Listing #1147118

$1,499,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,190 ft²


1130 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1147118

21203hm-welcome To This Grand Colonial, Medical/professional Office Building Featuring Over 3000 Sqft Of Space. The Property Sits On A Corner 6000 Sqft Lot With A Beautiful Curb Appeal.this Medical Building Is Equipped With 4 Exam Rooms, 4 Bathrooms, And A ...

Welcome To 41 Rugby Ave, An Extra Large, Legal ...

Photo of Listing #1148749

$975,000 Acceptance

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,200 ft²


41 Rugby Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1148749

Welcome To 41 Rugby Ave, An Extra Large, Legal 2 Family Home (approximately 3,200 Square Feet For Both Units) Sitting On 8,000 Square Feet Of Park-like Property. This Home Is A Unique Side By Side 2 Family With Tons Of Upgrades. Located In A Great Neighborh...

Welcome Home To This Stunning Fully Detached Si...

Photo of Listing #1149126

$949,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,144 ft²


105 Seneca Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1149126

Welcome Home To This Stunning Fully Detached Single Family Home. This Home Is Centrally Located Minutes From The Expressway And Verrazano Bridge. This Home Is Nestled On A Large Lot 50x100 And Features On The Main Level Kitchen With Subzero Fridge, Bertazzo...

Old World Charm Combined With Modern Convenienc...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1147982

$819,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,418 ft²


101 Rugby Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1147982

Old World Charm Combined With Modern Conveniences. Enjoy The Hilltop View Of Clove Valley From Your Living Room Or Salt Water In-ground Pool. This One-of-a-kind Grymes Hill Home Features A Wood Burning Fireplace, Hardwood Floors, 2 Zone Heating And Ac, Fi...