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: 104
Average Price: $772,380
Highest Price: $5,300,000
Lowest Price: $775

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Summit MLS Listings

All Listings Under $100,000 $100,000-$200,000
$200,000-$300,000 $300,000-$400,000 $400,000-$500,000
$500,000-$600,000 $600,000-$700,000 $700,000-$800,000
$800,000-$900,000 $900,000-$1,000,000 Above $1,000,000
156 Properties Found. Page 1 of 13

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...

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

Photo of Listing #3347039

$4,495,000 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,...

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...

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

Photo of Listing #3356420

$3,675,000 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...

Rare Opportunity To Own Move-in Condition Newer...

REDUCED 8% Photo of Listing #3335750

$2,950,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.61 Acres


2 Whittredge Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3335750

Rare Opportunity To Own Move-in Condition Newer Construction In Prime In-town Location Less Than 1/2m To Town & Train! Custom Built 2002 W/every Amenity, High Ceilings, Impressive Finishes & Details.stunning 14 Yr Young Northside Colonial: Inviting Rocking...

Brand New Custom Colonial -tremendous Attention...

Photo of Listing #3328245

$2,700,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.66 Acres
  • 7,000 ft²


255 Summit Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3328245

Brand New Custom Colonial -tremendous Attention To Detail With Impressive Curb Appeal On The "north-side", 3 Levels Of Living Space - Lincoln School. Less Than 1 Mile To Town/train.sidewalk In Frontexpansive Entrance Foyer. Gorgeous Chefs Kit W/wolfe-sub Ze...

Stunning New Construction Ideally Located On To...

NEW Photo of Listing #3359010

$2,695,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.43 Acres
  • 6,156 ft²


11 Hillview Ter, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3359010

Stunning New Construction Ideally Located On Totally Level .43 Acre Lot On Quiet Cul De Sac In Franklin School District. State Of The Art Gourmet Eat-in Kitchen With Wine Room, Luxurious Master Suite With Sitting Room, And Spa-like Master Bath. Award Winni...

Impressive English Colonial Home Set On 3/4 Of ...

Photo of Listing #3336969

$2,695,000 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.79 Acres


11 Lenox Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3336969

Impressive English Colonial Home Set On 3/4 Of Beautiful, Level Property W/carriage House W/2br Apartment Above 3-car Garage In Prime Northside Neighborhood Just 1/2 Mile To Town & Nyc Trains.originally Named 'crossways'', This Distinctive 6+br, 5.2ba Resid...

Impeccable Colonial Custom Built In 2006 For Pr...

Photo of Listing #3357783

$2,495,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.41 Acres


36 Blackburn Pl, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3357783

Impeccable Colonial Custom Built In 2006 For Present Owners By Marco Di Mayorca And Decorated By Ashlee Anthony (who Was Recently Featured In Architectural Digest) With Every Amenity For Luxurious, Comfortable Living! Has Gracious 2 Story Foyer, 9' Ceilings...

Fabulous New Construction Colonial On A Private...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #3336582

$2,495,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.43 Acres


13 Hillview Terrace, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3336582

Fabulous New Construction Colonial On A Private Cul-de-sac; Franklin School And A Close To Town Location Makes This The Ideal Location. State Of The Art Kitchen With Every Modern Amenity. Wine Cellar In The Basement And Fireplace In The Master And All Bedr...

Exquisite New Construction, Located In A Desir...

Photo of Listing #3355987

$2,179,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.36 Acres


15 Woodfern Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3355987

Exquisite New Construction, Located In A Desirable Section Of Summit's Northside - Great Flow - Open Floor Plan - 6 Brs - 5.1 Baths - 3 Car Garage - Sprinkler System -hardyplank Exteriorbeautiful Kitchen W/ Center Island, Breakfast Bar & Separate Din...


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 January 23rd, 2017 at 2:21am CST.