If you’re looking to purchase a Westerleigh home for sale on Staten Island, you’ve chosen an area with beautiful properties, a fascinating history and access to numerous forms of entertainment. Situated in the Northwest part of Staten Island, Westerleigh is an excellent family-friendly community that features scenic tree-lined streets and charming Victorian and Dutch Colonial houses.

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Westerleigh Neighborhood Summary

The Westerleigh neighborhood is vibrant and inviting, boasting a wide array of real estate options. Westerleigh homes for sale primarily include Colonial single-family houses built from the 1920's through to modern day. These houses typically start in the high $300,000's, capping off at a little less than a million dollars.

Staten Island Westerleigh's beautiful properties are a huge draw for potential home buyers, welcoming families of all shapes and sizes. Both historic homes and fresh new construction houses stand side by side, making this one of Staten Island's most visually compelling residential communities.

In addition to traditional single-family homes, Staten Island Westerleigh real estate often offers a number of multi-family opportunities such as Staten Island's traditional 6 over 6 two-family homes. These houses allow home owners to supplement their mortgage with rental income, greatly improving their quality of life.

History of Westerleigh

The Westerleigh community boasts a unique history as a piece of property that was previously owned by a group of prohibitionists. In fact, the neighborhood was originally called Prohibition Park and it still retains several remnants of its historical roots. Many of the streets in the neighborhood are named after influential figures from the prohibition movement, including Neal Dow, Clinton B. Fisk and John G. Woolley.

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Westerleigh's Nearby Neighborhoods

Castleton Corners Clove Lake Graniteville
Port Richmond Royal Oak West Brighton

Westerleigh's Nearby Amenities

In addition to having a rich history, Westerleigh also gives residents access to many forms of entertainment and recreation, starting with the neighborhood’s proximity to a variety of parks. Staten Island is sometimes referred to as the “borough of parks” thanks to its high concentration of green spaces. Westerleigh residents are close to several of these parks, from small green spaces like Westerleigh Park and Northerleigh Park to larger parks like Clove Lakes Park and Silver Lake Park. Residents are also within a short drive of such popular attractions as the Staten Island Zoo, the Snug Island Cultural Center & Botanical Garden and the Alice Austin House Museum and Garden.

Westerleigh Schools

Westerleigh 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 Westerleigh

Thanks to the extensive bus routes on the island and close proximity to the Staten Island Expressway & Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Expressway, Westerleigh residents can easily access different areas of Staten Island. To enjoy a free ferry ride directly into lower Manhattan, residents can travel to the nearby area of St. George, which is at the northeast section of the island. Westerleigh residents also have the option of using any of the express buses that go between Staten Island and Manhattan by way of Brooklyn.

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Westerleigh Real Estate

Average Home Statistics
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,644 Sqft
1955 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $369k Avg $641k High $1.4M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $225 Avg $417 High $661

Current Listings in Westerleigh

17295r: Outstanding, Distinguished, Unique Home...

Photo of Listing #1117062

$1,399,999 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 4,699 ft²


42 The Blvd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1117062

17295r: Outstanding, Distinguished, Unique Home. Welcome To The Bluestone, A Historical 19th Century 7 Bdrm, 5 Bath Mansion Situated On 75x134 Well Maintained Gardens. Features: Piazza, Well Shaded Octagon Projection + Bay Window, Rockface Warsaw, New Hamps...

Immaculate And Tastefully Renovated 2 Family 6 ...

REDUCED 15% Photo of Listing #1119058

$1,099,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,538 ft²


135 Hawthorne Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1119058

Immaculate And Tastefully Renovated 2 Family 6 Over 6 Fully Detached Home With Full Finished Above Grade Basement. 2 Heating Units, 2 Central Air Units, 2 Gas Meters, 2 Electric Meters, Garage, Large In-ground Pool, Full Pvc Fence, Pavers Throughout, Manicu...

Home Was Totally Renovated In 2017 ... Open Roo...

REDUCED 2% Photo of Listing #1119316

$949,999 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 2,860 ft²


27 Thurston St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1119316

Home Was Totally Renovated In 2017 ... Open Room Concept.ultra Modern Kitchen With State Of The Art Appliances. 3 New Full Baths, Wood Floors, Family Room, Garage. Finished Basement With Game Room, Living Room, 2 Bedrooms And Full Bath. 2nd Unit Is A Large...

Welcome To 52 Sawyer Ave! Located Just Off West...

Photo of Listing #1120366

$949,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1,553 ft²


52 Sawyer Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1120366

Welcome To 52 Sawyer Ave! Located Just Off Westcott Blvd. This Fine Residence Is Beautifully Appointed And Detailed With Custom Finishes Throughout. Features Include 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, Formal Living Room(w/b Fireplace), Formal Dining Room (interior Pill...