Ward Hill

The Ward Hill neighborhood on Staten Island is situated on a narrow strip of land between Tompkinsville and Stapletown on the island's North Shore. It's named after the hill upon which its located, and the neighborhood constitutes the northern end of a group of hills that span the island, starting with Lighthouse Hill and continuing through Todt Hill and Grymes Hill.

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Ward Hill Neighborhood Summary

Like its hilltop neighbors, Ward Hill is a upscale neighborhood that provides incredible views of the Bay and the Manhattan skyline. Often described as one of Staten Island's best-kept secrets, many residents of Staten Island don't even know of its existence. This makes it the perfect secluded getaway without having to leave the island, with housing prices that are still well within the affordable range.

Although Ward Hill is an upscale neighborhood, the real estate prices reflect a more affordable side. Victorians, brick Colonials, duplexes/townhouses, and units within multifamily residences are all up for grabs in the neighborhood. Come discover Staten Island's hidden gem with the best views around. Come home to Ward Hill.

History of Ward Hill

Ward Hill's most recognizable historical landmarks is the Caleb T. Ward Mansion on Nixon Avenue. The Greek Revival mansion stands as a remarkable reminder of Ward Hill's namesake, who established the neighborhood in 1826 and later built his mansion at the top of the hill. Now, the mansion stands surrounded by other stately, well-appointed homes, many with breathtaking views of the Verrazano Bridge and lower Manhattan against the horizon.

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Ward Hill's Nearby Neighborhoods

Tompkinsville Stapleton St. George
Silver Lake 

Ward Hill's Nearby Amenities

The neighborhood is located amongst some of the most culturally-diverse and colorful areas along the North Shore, including Tompkinsville, home to Little Sri Lanka and numerous delicious Sri Lankan restaurants. Stapleton to the east of Ward Hill along the shore is rapidly becoming an artists' enclave, with a massive waterfront revitalization project underway. St. George to the north has streets lined with funky shops, restaurants, and live music venues, and the Silver Lake neighborhood to the west is home to the prestigious Silver Lake Golf Course and Clove Lakes Park.

Ward Hill Schools

Ward Hill 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 Ward Hill

Part of what makes neighborhoods in the North Shore so attractive is their proximity to the Verrazano Bridge, the Staten Island Expressway, and the St. George ferry terminal, making it easy for residents to utilize both public transportation and their own cars to get around and off the island. The Tompkinsville and Stapleton train stations are only a few blocks to the east near the waterfront, and the ferry terminal is a mile away to the north. Local buses serve St. Paul Avenue and Victory Boulevard near Ward Hill.

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

Ward Hill Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,001 Sqft
1975 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $380k Avg $712k High $1.2M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $275 Avg $360 High $463

Current Listings in Ward Hill

Welcome Home To A Luxurious Mid Century Modern ...

REDUCED 11% Photo of Listing #1132235

$1,198,000 Acceptance

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,056 ft²


84 Nixon Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1132235

Welcome Home To A Luxurious Mid Century Modern Boasting Extraordinary Views Of The New York Harbor Including Manhattan, Brooklyn And The Verrazano Bridge. With Pristine Finishes And An Abundance Of Natural Light, This Rare Home, Is An Exemplar Of Luxury Liv...

Wow, Step Into This Beautiful Home On Top Of Wa...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1134047

$1,159,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,965 ft²


27 Nixon Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1134047

Wow, Step Into This Beautiful Home On Top Of Ward Hill. Approx 300 Feet Elevation. Home Features 5 Bedrooms + 4 Bathrooms. Large Backyard With Basketball Court And Tree House. Home Has Central Air, Central Vac And 1 Year Old Roof. Home Has A Beautiful Large...

Welcome To 215 Ward Avenue - Newly Renovated Hu...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1134410

$809,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 2,944 ft²


215 Ward Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1134410

Welcome To 215 Ward Avenue - Newly Renovated Huge 2 Family Home Situated Atop Ward Hill, Staten Island. 6 Bedrooms Over 3 Bedrooms + Xl Full Finished Basement. Excellent Investment Property Or Move-in Ready For An End User.unit #1 - 3 Bedrooms, Living Room/...

Brand New Semi Attached Home St George/ Prestig...

Photo of Listing #1134883

$649,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 1,404 ft²


3 Tompkins Cir, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1134883

Brand New Semi Attached Home St George/ Prestigious Ward Hill Area With Spectacular Panoramic Water Views From The Verrazano Bridge To Brooklyn And Manhattan Skyline. Not To Mention This Model Home Has A Ton Of Upgrades Such As Wainscoting, Crown Moldings, ...