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
1,776 Sqft
1941 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $655k Avg $757k High $845k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $377 Avg $432 High $496

Current Listings in Sunnyside

Incredible Opportunity Won't Last! 80 X100 Sub-...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1133111

$845,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,704 ft²


151 Dudley Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1133111

Incredible Opportunity Won't Last! 80 X100 Sub-dividable Lot With Classic, Detached Colonial, Sitting To The Far Right. Build A One Family Detached On 40 X 100 Lot & Update Existing Home. Spacious Colonial Boasts High Ceilings, Large Rooms, Replacement Wind...

Immaculate 3-storied Semi-detached House In Sun...

Photo of Listing #1136288

$789,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,044 ft²


29 Windsor Ct, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1136288

Immaculate 3-storied Semi-detached House In Sunnyside. Here Are Key Highlights Of The Property: 1) Hardware: 16.5x46 3 Stories Plus Partially Finished Basement Boost Plenty Of Living Space. Hardwood Flooring Throughout. Shingled Roof, Double Panel Windows A...

Completely Renovated In 2013, This Well-kept, C...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1132828

$739,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,960 ft²


79 Glenwood Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132828

Completely Renovated In 2013, This Well-kept, Charming Colonial Is Situated Close To Clove Lakes Park And Just Minutes From The Staten Island Expressway, Nestled Right In Prestigious Grymes Hill/sunnyside Area. The Home Features Oversized Andersen Windows ...

19493h-great Location Of Sunny Side. This Charm...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #1132649

$655,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,394 ft²


145 Van Cortlandt Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132649

19493h-great Location Of Sunny Side. This Charming Single Family Detached Home Feature Large Living/dining Room Combo, Beautiful Renovated Eat In Kitchen With Sliding Doors To Large Deck And Yard. Have 3 Bedrooms And 2.5 Baths, Hardwood Floors Throughout. ...