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
2,580 Sqft
1956 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $209k Avg $646k High $1.4M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $100 Avg $317 High $474

Current Listings in Ward Hill

Ultra Rare! Extraordinary Unobstructed Views Of...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1125989

$1,448,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 3,056 ft²


84 Nixon Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1125989

Ultra Rare! Extraordinary Unobstructed Views Of The Nyc Harbor, Including Full Views Of Brooklyn And The Verrazano Bridge. Spectacular Day And Night Views! 84 Nixon Is Just One Of A Few Large Modern Homes In All Of New York City With These Spectacular Views...

Welcome To 51 Nixon Ave, Beautiful Custom 1 Fam...

Photo of Listing #1126302

$874,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,096 ft²


51 Nixon Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1126302

Welcome To 51 Nixon Ave, Beautiful Custom 1 Family Colonial Featuring 4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Nestled In The Side Of Ward Hill. Spacious Rooms Thru-out. Gas Fireplace, Granite Counter Top & Hardwood Floors 11 Foot Ceilings. Beautiful Serene Location. Close To...

Great Opportunity!!!beautiful 2 Level 8500 Appr...

Photo of Listing #1124244

$849,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 8,500 ft²


190 Cebra Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1124244

Great Opportunity!!!beautiful 2 Level 8500 Approx Sq Ft Building For Immediate Sale. Short Distance To All Transportation. Total Of 15 Rooms 4 Bathrooms And A Kitchen. 2nd Floor Offers An Open Layout To A Beautiful 40 X 70 With 20 Ft Height Ceilings, And ...

On Prestigious Ward Hill Sit High On Avon Place...

REDUCED 6% Photo of Listing #1123372

$749,900 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,995 ft²


56 Avon Pl, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1123372

On Prestigious Ward Hill Sit High On Avon Place This Custom Built 2 Family Colonial. 1st Floor: Living Room, Formal Dining Room, Eik With Family Room, Half Bath And Sliders To Tremendous Backyard. 2nd Floor: Master Bedroom Suite With Private Bath, Queen Si...