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
1,551 Sqft
1958 Built
Average Home Prices
Low $300k Avg $571k High $950k
Home Price / Sq. Ft
Low $241 Avg $383 High $635

Current Listings in Westerleigh

College Avenue Is The Setting For This 3 Bedroo...

Photo of Listing #1113120

$589,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,395 ft²


489 College Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1113120

College Avenue Is The Setting For This 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Colonial. This House Sits On An Oversized 30x110 Lot With An Extra Long Driveway With Parking For 4+ Cars And A Detached Garage. New Cement, New Central Air With 5 Year Warranty, 2 Zone Heating System...

Beautiful Tudor That Needs A Lot Of Tlc. Great...

Photo of Listing #1113114

$599,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,752 ft²


420 Willowbrook Rd, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1113114

Beautiful Tudor That Needs A Lot Of Tlc. Great Curb Appeal On A Beautiful Block Of Westerleigh. This Property Is Sold As Is Condition With Many Possibilities To The Right Buyers. This One-family Home Has 3 Bedrooms, A Separate Living Room, Dining Room, St...

Beautiful Sought After Westerleigh Area. One Fa...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #1111846

$579,000 Acceptance

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,581 ft²


235 College Ave, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1111846

Beautiful Sought After Westerleigh Area. One Family Detached Colonial On A Lovely Tree Lined Street. Home Features 3 Bedrooms (used As 2) On A Large Lot (60x90) With A Detached, 2 Car Garage. Eat In Kitchen W/yard Access, Large Living Room, Family Room With...

This Lovely Cozy Home In Westerleigh Sits On A ...

Photo of Listing #1113063

$549,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 1,230 ft²


91 Wade St, Staten Island, NY

MLS® #1113063

This Lovely Cozy Home In Westerleigh Sits On A Very Quiet And Nice Block But Yet Convenient To All. Bus:s62,s57 & S93. Three Nice Bedrooms And 2 Baths With Side Entrance,hardwood Floors Through Out Even On The Top Floors Underneath Carpeting. New Eat In Kit...