Plainfield, NJ

Real Estate for Sale

Plainfield is a city Union County, New Jersey, United States. There are about 47,800 people residing in Plainfield. Plainfield was originally formed as a township back on April 5, 1847 from parts of Westfield Township, when the area belonged to Essex County. Plainfield was incorporated as a city by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 21, 1869, from parts of Plainfield Township. Plainfield is a suburb in the New York metropolitan area.

Plainfield Real Estate Overview

Total Listings: 158
Average Price: $304,352
Highest Price: $1,195,000
Lowest Price: $950

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Plainfield 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
169 Properties Found. Page 1 of 15

High Volume Car Wash On Busy South Avenue Surro...

Photo of Listing #3482340

$975,000 Active

  • 3,000 ft²

Commercial / Industrial / Business

1327 South Avenue, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3482340

High Volume Car Wash On Busy South Avenue Surrounded By Other Businesses On The Fanwood Border. Services Include Oil Change, Lube Service & Brake Work Performed In Three Attached Garages With Lifts. Private Well On Property Is Used Daily For Car Wash. Publi...

Step Inside Timeless Luxury. Located On Over 1...

NEW Photo of Listing #3538879

$829,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 1.32 Acres


1236 Denmark Rd, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3538879

Step Inside Timeless Luxury. Located On Over 1.3 Acres, This Center Hall French Tutor Features Old World Charm Throughout. Beautifully Maintained Hardwood Floors 7 Bedrooms, 5 Full Baths, With A Finished Basement With Fully Equipped Fitness Area And Billia...

Stately 1913 Brick Colonial Revival Home In Th...

Photo of Listing #3507405

$799,900 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.71 Acres
  • 6,600 ft²


1440 Prospect Avenue, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3507405

Stately 1913 Brick Colonial Revival Home In The Coveted Sleepy Hollow Area. Spectacularly Updated Home, Approx. 6500 Sq. Ft., 15 Rooms; 8 Bedrooms, 3 W/ En-suite Baths, 5 Full, 2 Powder, 1- 1/4 Baths Solarium, Professionally Landscaped Backyard, Blue Stone...

Outstanding Example Of Pre-war Construction . A...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #3512422

$699,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.1 Acres
  • 4,700 ft²


940 Glenwood Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3512422

Outstanding Example Of Pre-war Construction . Architectural Dream. 10 Plus Ceilings In Step Down Lr With Stone Wood Burning Fire Place. Randome Width Floors, Marble Flr, Timbers, Beams, Chestnut Trim. Arched Doorways, A True Library With Half Bath And Wood ...

Residing Amid The Grand Homes That Define The C...

NEW Photo of Listing #3529645

$698,743 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 1 Acres


996 Hillside Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3529645

Residing Amid The Grand Homes That Define The Character Of The Hillside Historic District, This Palatial Center Hall Colonial Revival Marries An Unsurpassed Pastoral Setting With Sophisticated Yet Comfortable Interior. The Interior Features Hardwood Floors,...

A Sleepy Hollow Treasure.this Classic 9 Rm Chc ...

REDUCED 1% Photo of Listing #3536250

$675,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 3 Baths


1716 Sleepy Hollow Lane, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3536250

A Sleepy Hollow Treasure.this Classic 9 Rm Chc Has A Large Country Kitchen, Stainless Appliances, Granite Counters And Center Isle. Wine Bar With Granite Counter, Wide Plank Flrs. Formal Dining Room. Large Living Room With Gas Fireplace And Surround Sound. ...

Exquisite Netherwood Heights Historical Distric...

NEW Photo of Listing #3543580

$625,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.32 Acres


621-25 Belvidere Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3543580

Exquisite Netherwood Heights Historical District English Tudor Completely Restored. Come See This 5 Bed 3 Full 2 Half Bath Home Complete With Servant Quarters, Perfect For An In Law Suite. The Original Charm Is Apparent Throughout With The Hardwood Floors, ...

Imagine Living On The Heels Of Sleepy Hollow/sc...

Photo of Listing #3499695

$625,000 Active


Commercial / Industrial / Business

N/A, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3499695

Imagine Living On The Heels Of Sleepy Hollow/scotch Plains Border In An Amazing Property That Screams Grandeur.walk Out Your Back Door&catch The Bus To Nyc Or Miniscule Minutes To Two Train Stations. This Property Offers An Unbelievable Amount Of Old World ...

Tudor Style Exterior, Ch Col Style Interior. 13...

NEW Photo of Listing #3539196

$615,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 4 Baths


720 Dixie Ln, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3539196

Tudor Style Exterior, Ch Col Style Interior. 13 Rms, 6 Br 3 1/2 Ba. Front To Back Lg Lr With Outstanding Stone Fpl. Newer Designer Kit And 6x8 Butler Pan. Stainless Appliances, Granite Countertops. This Unique Home Is Set On A Level Lot With Perennial Gard...

Elegant Classic Center Hall Colonial With Separ...

NEW Photo of Listing #3548127

$599,000 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.84 Acres


432 Stelle Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3548127

Elegant Classic Center Hall Colonial With Separate Carriage House-rental Unit Or In Law Suite-legal Two Family. Extraordinary Architecture Newer Roof, Furnace And Hot Water Heater.

Elegant Classic Center Hall Colonial With A Sep...

NEW Photo of Listing #3548045

$599,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.84 Acres


432 Stelle Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3548045

Elegant Classic Center Hall Colonial With A Separate Carriage House Rental Unit-legal 2 Family Large Lot, Main House Has Spacious Rooms, 4 Fireplaces, Newer Roof, Heating System, Hot Water Heater. Magnificent Detailed Interior-granite Counter Tops, Original...


Plainfield Real Estate Market

Plainfield Homes for Sale

Plainfield is a historic place to live.  It has beautiful winding tree lined streets and large custom houses that are very well-maintained, keeping the town’s historic charm.  People who work in New York City and live in Plainfield enjoy the easy commute from rail to NYC each day.  Plainfield is an affordable place to live; dollar for dollar, you can’t purchase what you purchase in Plainfield anywhere else in New Jersey.  People who call Plainfield their home feel as though they’re living a part of history, thanks to the historic building structures and overall feel to the community.  For a small city, Plainfield has a large variety of goods, affordable restaurants, and plenty of shopping.  There is also the great Plainfield Public School District, which is composed of 6,700 students.  The Plainfield school system provides great education for students, 55% of which go on for higher education.  The Plainfield School District has 10 K-6 elementary schools, the largest, Emerson, which holds 612 students.  There are two middle schools, which send their graduates to Plainfield High, located on Park Avenue.  There is also a special education school and an alternative school with a lot of programs offered.  There are also two K-8 private schools for those who are interested in private schooling.  The affordability of nice large historic homes is very appealing to many people looking for a historic community to call home.


Plainfield Home Prices

There are a number of places in Plainfield which are on the National Register of Historic Places, including houses, parks, and districts.  From large mansions built in the first half of the twentieth century to apartment units, this Union County city has New Jersey’s most diverse housing types.  From split-levels to Colonials and Ranches, people looking for a property in Plainfield are going to find something beautiful to call home.  The large custom homes that fill the tree lined streets and beautifully landscaped yards are eye-catching and historic.  There are also many large Victorian homes which have been converted into multifamily homes.  Most apartment houses are located on West 7th and West 8th Streets.  The median price is $232,000.  Lot sizes in Plainfield vary, but anyone looking for a home is bound to find something suitable for their tastes and needs.  As for living, Plainfield is a shopping and entertainment center for the regional area.  Residents can enjoy a trendy business district filled with different types of cuisines and fresh water amenities, along with many retail shops.  Plainfield residents enjoy the history and arts and culture the town offers, including the Plainfield Symphony, which plays at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church.  Between the city’s history and entertainment, it’s a very appealing community.  Whatever your budget happens to be on your new home, you’re likely to find a very historic and suitable home in a nice area in Plainfield.


Moving to Plainfield, New Jersey?

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


Plainfield Utility Information

  • Water & Sewer: 1-800-272-1325
  • Electricity:  1 800-436-7734
  • Natural Gas.800-221-0051
  • Phone Landline service: 1-855-833-4388
  • Internet, Phone & Cable Television: 908-753-3000 Ext. 3515
  • Garbage Services: ‎908-222-1566 

Plainfield City & Public Services

  • Administrative Offices: 908-753-3000
  • Animal Control: 908-753-3092   
  • City Hall:  908-753-3064
  • Fire Department: 911 or 908-753-3484
  • Mayor's Office: 908-769-2900
  • Parks and Recreation:973-912-2227
  • Police Department: 911 or Phone: 908-753-3000
  • Library: 908-757-2305  

Plainfield School District Information

  • Plainfield School District:  908-731-4335


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Listing information last updated on April 19th, 2019 at 5:21am CDT.