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: 193
Average Price: $303,974
Highest Price: $1,100,000
Lowest Price: $500

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Plainfield MLS Listings

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$800,000-$900,000 $900,000-$1,000,000 Above $1,000,000
206 Properties Found. Page 1 of 18

Located In The Van Wyck Brooks Historic Distric...

Photo of Listing #3451840

$1,100,000 Active

  • 15 Beds
  • 11 Baths
  • 1.25 Acres
  • 11,500 ft²

Multi-Family

531 W 8th St, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3451840

Located In The Van Wyck Brooks Historic District Comprised Of 146 Sructures Famous For The Stunning Brick Victorian Homes. This 1886 Victorian Mansion Has 34 Rooms, 15 Bedrooms, 10 Baths, 11 Working Fireplaces, All Newly Updated! Approx 11,500 Sq. Ft. In Pr...

Located In The Van Wyck Brooks Historic Distric...

Photo of Listing #3451839

$1,100,000 Active

  • 15 Beds
  • 11 Baths
  • 1.25 Acres

Residential

531 West Eighth Street, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3451839

Located In The Van Wyck Brooks Historic District Comprised Of 146 Structures Famous For The Stunning Brick Victorian Homes. This 1886 Victorian Mansion Has 32 Rooms, 15 Bedrooms, 10.5 Full Baths, 11 Working Fireplaces, All Newly Updated! Approx 11,500 Sq. F...

Zoned Residential And Bed & Breakfast. Owner Cu...

Photo of Listing #3464597

$999,900 Active

  • 15,000 ft²

Commercial / Industrial / Business

957-63 Central Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3464597

Zoned Residential And Bed & Breakfast. Owner Currently Going Through Approval Process For B&b. Stunning Home Known As The Coriell Mansion Featuring A Huge Wrap Around Porch, 13 Bedrooms 7.5ba! This Is Great Opportunity For Someone That Is Interested In Run...

The Coriell Mansion Is Known As The Largest Hom...

Photo of Listing #3464468

$999,900 Active

  • 13 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 15,000 ft²

Residential

957-63 Central Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3464468

The Coriell Mansion Is Known As The Largest Home Ever Built In The Queen City! Boasting 15000 Square Feet! This Home Is Stunning! Single Family & Bed & Breakfast Zone. B&b Needs Approvals But Doable. No Description Will Do This Home Justice. You Must Come S...

Lovely Church For Sale In A Residential Area Of...

Photo of Listing #3478639

$990,000 Active

  • 0.58 Acres
  • 10,400 ft²

Commercial / Industrial / Business

1240 E 7th St, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3478639

Lovely Church For Sale In A Residential Area Of Plainfield. The Sanctuary Seats ~250 And Is Fully Air Conditioned. New Floors Recently Installed In The Narthex And Lower Level. New Roof Installed (2018). The Upper Level Contains The Sanctuary, Narthex, Two ...

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

Photo of Listing #3482340

$975,000 Active

  • 3,000 ft²

Commercial / Industrial / Business

1327-33 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 Lube, Oil Change Service & Brake Work Performed In Three Attached Garages. Waiting Areas, Desk & A Retail Area Are Also Located On The Ground Fl...

This Beautiful Brick Was Renovated And Is Divid...

Photo of Listing #3438569

$899,900 Active

  • 9,000 ft²

Commercial / Industrial / Business

1010-18 Park Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3438569

This Beautiful Brick Was Renovated And Is Divided Into 5 Suites. Huge Parking Lot So Ample Of Parking Space. An Elevator In The Building Makes This Building An Ideal Choice To Occupy And Start A Business. Opportunities Like This Don't Come By Often.

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

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$799,999 Active

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

Residential

938-48 Glenwood Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3452806

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...

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$799,000 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 1 Acres

Residential

996 Hillside Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3474778

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,...

Stately Center Hall Colonial Located In The Hil...

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$799,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.72 Acres

Residential

966 Hillside Avenue, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3451925

Stately Center Hall Colonial Located In The Hillside Historic District Designed By Noted Architect John Benson. House Has Been Fully Renovated In 2014 & 2015. Under An Acre All Fenced-in, Oversized Paver Back Yard. 2 Units & Zone Cac, New Plumbing, Electric...

This Outstanding 1904 Tudor Revival Home, Set I...

Photo of Listing #3449329

$769,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths

Residential

750 Belvidere Ave, Plainfield City, NJ

MLS® #3449329

This Outstanding 1904 Tudor Revival Home, Set In The Heart Of The Beautiful And Frequently Sought After Netherwood Heights Historic District, Has A Rich Pedigree Of Fine Architectural Details. The Beautiful Stone & Stucco Exteriors, Rich Wood Floors, Multi-...

 

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 July 19th, 2018 at 4:51am CDT.