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
1,626 Sqft
1957 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $325k Avg $616k High $1.3M
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $241 Avg $389 High $621

Current Listings in Westerleigh

Great Opportunity! Semi-detached Home In The He...

Photo of Listing #1114503

$600,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,148 ft²


435 Wooley Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1114503

Great Opportunity! Semi-detached Home In The Heart Of Westerleigh. 15x40 Building On A 2,500 Lot Area. 1st Floor: Living Room, Dining Room, And Kitchen. 2nd Floor: 3 Good Size Bedrooms And 1 Full Bath. Finished Basement. Close To Park, Supermarket And Schoo...

Classic Colonial Home In The Heart Of Westerlei...

Photo of Listing #1114455

$599,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,728 ft²


220 Deems Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1114455

Classic Colonial Home In The Heart Of Westerleigh On Nice 80 X 75 Lot. Features Appealing Wrap-around Porch, Lovely Entry Foyer W/ Beautiful Woodwork, Formal Living Rm, Adjacent Family Rm W/ Fireplace, Formal Dining Rm, Eat-in-kitchen, Full Bath. 2nd Fl 4 B...

Custom Built Home Side Hall Colonial. 2 Story F...

Photo of Listing #1114441

$1,079,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 2,100 ft²


181 Muller Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1114441

Custom Built Home Side Hall Colonial. 2 Story Foyer, Hardwood Floors Throughout. Open Floor Plan Radiant Heat Floors, Ss Appliances, Granite Counter Top, Finished Basement. Inground Heated Salt Water Pool, Stamped Concrete, Trex Deck, Custom Wired Surround ...

Location....come See This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Col...

Photo of Listing #1114433

$499,999 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,336 ft²


29 O'connor Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1114433

Location....come See This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Colonial In The Heart Of Desirable Westerleigh Area. Extremely Convenient To Expressway, Express Buses, Shopping And Schools. Home Features Hardwood Floors Throughout, Large Property 25x125, Newer Roof, Furnace A...