Summit, NJ

Real Estate for Sale

Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey. It was originally incorporated as Summit Township by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 23, 1869, from portions of New Providence Township and Springfield Township. It was incorporated as a city on March 8, 1899. It got its name in 1837, when a sawmill owner, Jonathan Crane Bonnell offered the Morris and Essex Railroad Company free right of weight across his property, in what is now the northwestern part of the city.

Summit Real Estate Overview

Total Listings: 136
Average Price: $1,071,098
Highest Price: $5,300,000
Lowest Price: $825

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Summit MLS Listings

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000-$200,000
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$800,000-$900,000 $900,000-$1,000,000 Above $1,000,000
189 Properties Found. Page 1 of 16

World Class Home Of A Lifetime! Prestigious Ce...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #3282517

$4,975,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.93 Acres


65 Lenox Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3282517

World Class Home Of A Lifetime! Prestigious Center Hall Colonial In A Private, Highly Sought Northside Location. Elegance & Charm Throughout, Six Bedrooms, Nine Bathrooms, Six Fireplaces & Cottage! Dream Home In The Lincoln-hubbard School District Of Nort...

Rare In-town Estate! Set On Approx. 1.3 Acres O...

Photo of Listing #3345026

$4,295,000 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 1.3 Acres


16&18 High Street, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3345026

Rare In-town Estate! Set On Approx. 1.3 Acres Of Land, And Separately Deeded Lots, This Handsome Brick Colonial With Private Guest House Is Just Blocks From Downtown Summit And Ny Transportation! The Main House Boasts 6 Bedrooms, 4 1/2 Bathrooms, Open Kitch...

Nestled In Summit's Prestigious Northside, This...

REDUCED 5% Photo of Listing #3347039

$4,250,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 2.46 Acres


200 Hobart Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3347039

Nestled In Summit's Prestigious Northside, This Extraordinary 6 Br, 6 ½ Ba English Manor Tudor Estate Combines Original Architectural Artistry W/all Of Today's Modern Amenities. Boasting An Extremelyprivate Setting On 2.46 Sprawling Acres Of Lush Property,...

One Of A Kind Summit Prize. In Town Magnificen...

Photo of Listing #3361408

$3,950,000 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.89 Acres


7 Edgewood Road, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3361408

One Of A Kind Summit Prize. In Town Magnificent Property Recently Renovated To Reflect Today's Lifestyle. Incredible Architectural Detail Includes High Ceilings, Back Stair, Wrap Around Porches. Circular Drive, Generous Bedroom Sizes, Designer High End Ki...

Northside Center Hall Colonial Masterfully Buil...

Photo of Listing #3361968

$3,650,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.59 Acres


111 Whittredge Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3361968

Northside Center Hall Colonial Masterfully Built New Detail Has Been Spare In The Ceilings,moldings,wainscoting,inlaid Floors And More.7200 Sq Ft Of Living Space Plus 2700 Sq Ft Of Storage In Walk Up Attic.move Right In Short Walk To Nytransportatio...

Impressive 14 Year Young Ch Colonial On Nearly ...

Photo of Listing #3372384

$3,595,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.69 Acres


65 Fernwood Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3372384

Impressive 14 Year Young Ch Colonial On Nearly 2/3 Acre Lot In Prime Northside Location. High Ceilings, Great Light, Open/airy Floorplan, 5brs On 2nd Flr. Terrific Home W/layout For Today's Living. Attractive Moldings, Trim, Built-ins & Finishes Througho...

Location. Luxury. Lifestyle. Gracious Center Ha...

REDUCED 7% Photo of Listing #3356420

$3,400,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.73 Acres


66 Fernwood Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3356420

Location. Luxury. Lifestyle. Gracious Center Hall Colonial On Nearly 3/4 Acre Level, Private Property In Summit's Prestigious Northside. Enjoy Highly-ranked Schools, Close Proximity To Town, Nyc Midtown Direct Trans & Newark's Liberty Int'l Airport. 7 Bedro...

Presiding Over .8 Acre Nestled On Picturesque O...

Photo of Listing #3360640

$2,995,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.81 Acres


47 Ox Bow Ln, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3360640

Presiding Over .8 Acre Nestled On Picturesque Ox Bow Lane, This Stately English Manor Home Offers Location, Luxury And Lifestyle Sought By Today's Homebuyer. A Front To Back Foyer, Center Hallway And Wide Entries Set The Tone For Its Spacious Rms,open Flr P...

Impeccable Custom Designed Colonial Built By Di...

Photo of Listing #3371874

$2,895,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.5 Acres


85 Oak Ridge Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3371874

Impeccable Custom Designed Colonial Built By Dixon Peer In 2007. Architectural Features Unlike Any Other! Heart Pine Flrs, Great Flow, High Ceilings, 5 Br, All Ensuite, All On 2nd Fl. Location!!meticulous In Design And Function. Front To Back Coffered C...

7 Yr Old Custom Built 6br 4.2ba Colonial Situat...

Photo of Listing #3367714

$2,850,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.68 Acres
  • 6,400 ft²


141 Hillcrest Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3367714

7 Yr Old Custom Built 6br 4.2ba Colonial Situated On .68 Acres On The Northside Of Summit Close To Town. 1st Floor Has 9 Ft Ceilings, Custom Cherry Floors, 2 Wood Burning Fireplaces. Open Floor Plan With A Beautiful Entryway That Leads To The Dining Room Wi...

Stunning Custom Residence Professionally Design...

Photo of Listing #3367695

$2,595,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 5 Baths


12 Arden Pl, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3367695

Stunning Custom Residence Professionally Designed By Well Known Decorator For His Own Home & Featured In House Beautiful. No Expense Spared, Impeccable Attention To Detail, Endless High-end Features.impressive Exterior W/real Stone&stucco, Elaborate Wood T...


Summit Real Estate Market

Summit Homes for Sale

With a population of more than 21,000 residents, Summit is a big city with a lot of economic opportunities.  It has a lot of safe neighborhoods and is the perfect living location.  Summit is just about 30 minutes from Manhattan and Newark International Airport. Summit is the ideal place for commuters to settle down and enjoy a residential area.  Summit also prides itself on how welcoming the city is, how relaxed and walkable downtown is, and how business owners literally remember you by name.  People who live in Summit know it’s a beautiful gem.  There are many galleries, cultural events, antique shops, and performances, which make Summit a destination for those who enjoy creativity and arts.  The Summit Playhouse is a very popular destination for tourists and was founded in 1918.  It is recognized as being the longest continuous operating theater.  If you plan to move your business to Summit or want to open something in this city, you’re going to strike gold here.  Artists and cultural traditions are very powerful in Summit and you’re bound to find something for your taste, regardless of age.  The schools in Summit are great, and 89% of the students go on for higher education.  With one high school, one middle school, and five elementary schools, the Summit Public School District has 2,300 students.  Summit High School has a wide variety of athletic programs for its students, with 25 varsity teams.  There are also two Catholic schools in Summit.


Summit Home Prices

Summit is atop the 450-foot Watchung Mountains, which means homes are on winding hillside streets.  The median home price range is nearly $800,000; some houses, though, make it well over the million dollar mark.  There are a variety of houses in Summit, from big mansions to luxurious condominiums, but the most typical homes are older Cape Cods and three-four and five-bedroom brick Tudor homes.  Summit has 7,700 housing units, about 30% of which are rental properties, with the rest being owner-occupied.  Property taxes are very affordable compared to neighboring towns, making Summit very attractive.

The residents of Summit have a very convenient lifestyle.  There are two smaller supermarkets, with larger malls and stores close by in neighboring towns.  Many people buy their clothes and goods and thrive in the downtown area on Springfield Avenue.  Besides department stores, there are also video shops, upscale restaurants, antique shops, pharmacies, and even some historic restaurants, which were built back in the 19th Century.  The city has a beautiful Olympic-sized pool on Ashwood Avenue and a nine-hole golf course on River Avenue, which both attract many residents.  Summit has a lot of history, which can be seen, but it’s also modernizing itself and staying up to date, which allows for the best of both worlds for residents.  Whatever your budget happens to be on your new home, you’re likely to find a very desirable home in a safe and peaceful location in Summit.


Moving to Summit, New Jersey?

If you plan on moving to Summit, New Jersey in the near future, you’ll likely find yourself living in one of the safe and friendly neighborhoods in the area. When you’re ready to take the next step to finding the best home possible in Summit, consider The Dekanski Home Selling team to guide you and make your home buying experience an exciting and rewarding one.  Contact us today at 888-405-2280. 


Summit Utility Information

  • Water & Sewer: 1-800-272-1325
  • Electricity: 1 800-350-7734
  • Natural Gas:1 800-350-7734
  • Phone Landline service: 855-407-2068
  • Internet, Phone & Cable Television: 855-407-2068
  • Garbage Services: 908-273-7768 

Summit City & Public Services

  • Administrative Offices: 908-273-6400
  • Animal Control: 908-273-0051   
  • City Hall: 908-522-3600
  • Emergency Management Office: 908-522-3600
  • Finance Department: 908-522-3601
  • Fire Department: 911
  • Mayor's Office: 908-277-9420
  • Parks and Recreation:908-277-2932
  • Police Department: 911 or Phone: 908-273-0051
  • Library: 908-273-0350  

Summit School District Information

  • Summit School District: 970-368-1100


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Listing information last updated on March 30th, 2017 at 1:36am CDT.