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: 92
Average Price: $1,082,667
Highest Price: $4,675,000
Lowest Price: $1,600

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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
148 Properties Found. Page 1 of 13

Utterly Stunning Jewel Estate In Summit's Prest...

Photo of Listing #3427164

$4,675,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.93 Acres


65 Lenox Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3427164

Utterly Stunning Jewel Estate In Summit's Prestigious Northside - Extraordinary Renov. Of The Entire Home Keeping All The Elegance & Charm Of The Original Home W/every Modern Convenience Imaginable! No Better Hm For Entertaining W/1st Fl Cocktail Reception ...

Truly One-of-a-kind Ch Col Where Every Br Has A...

Photo of Listing #3430315

$4,395,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.67 Acres
  • 9,115 ft²


73 Edgewood Road, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3430315

Truly One-of-a-kind Ch Col Where Every Br Has A Walk-in Closet & Full B.lg Rooms,high Ceils Thru-out. Finished Walk-out G/l W/br,b,exer Rm. Super Location .7mi To Summit's Nyc Train. View Nyc Skyline. Well-known & Highly Respected Local Builder W/25 Yrs Exp...

Electric Car, Full House Generator & State-of-t...

Photo of Listing #3419828

$4,195,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.51 Acres
  • 8,000 ft²


12 High St, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3419828

Electric Car, Full House Generator & State-of-the-art Technology Capabilities Are Offered In This Spectacular New Construction.located Just 4 Blocks From Downtown Summit Buyer's Can Make Their Custom Choices.outdoor Terraces Both Covered & Open Overlook The...

9 Years Young - Builders Own Custom Home - Very...

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$3,695,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.77 Acres


12 Sunset Dr, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3383963

9 Years Young - Builders Own Custom Home - Very Impressive Curb Appeal W/a Beautiful Stone And Brick Arched Entry. Tremendous Details, Special Features And High End Finishes Throughout. Showcase Home! 7500+ Sq Ft - Gracious Marble Floored Foyer Is Highlight...

Rarely Does A Home Of This Magnitude Become Ava...

REDUCED 9% Photo of Listing #3418670

$3,195,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 1.14 Acres


100 Prospect Hill Avenue, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3418670

Rarely Does A Home Of This Magnitude Become Available On The Northside Of Summit. Situated On Over An Acre With Open Lawns, Formal Gardens And Tennis Court, This 6br Colonial Was Built For Gracious Living And Elegant Entertaining. The Easy-flowing Floor Pla...

Prime Location, Prime Property, Exquisite Renov...

Photo of Listing #3422596

$2,895,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.57 Acres


58 Prospect Hill Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3422596

Prime Location, Prime Property, Exquisite Renovations And A Warm Comfortable Home All In One! New Cabri Designer Eik Kitchen 2014 & Rich Architectural Detail Throughout. Fabulous Yard! Spacious Family Room Opens To Fantastic Outdoor Entertaining Terrace W...

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

Photo of Listing #3419308

$2,699,500 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.81 Acres


47 Oxbow Ln, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3419308

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...

Impressive Custom Home Built In 1998 Reminiscen...

Photo of Listing #3416206

$2,695,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.97 Acres
  • 6,500 ft²


22 Canterbury Ln, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3416206

Impressive Custom Home Built In 1998 Reminiscent Of A Country Estate Located On A Quiet Cul-de-sac And Beautifully Situated On An Acre Of Private And Lush Landscaped Property. - Dixon Peer Built. Elegant Curb Appeal With An Inviting Covered Front Porch (blu...

Custom Built 6br 4.2ba Colonial Situated On .68...

REDUCED 7% Photo of Listing #3408698

$2,499,999 Active

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


141 Hillcrest Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3408698

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 With Coffer...

Prime Northside 2+ Private Acres. 5000+ Sq Ft. ...

Photo of Listing #3433038

$2,390,000 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 2.07 Acres
  • 5,000 ft²


27 Beacon Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3433038

Prime Northside 2+ Private Acres. 5000+ Sq Ft. Magnificent Mckim, Meade, And White Designed Tudor Revival. Carriage House W/ Full Finished Living Quarters. Priced To Sell. Call Now. Must See. Breathtaking Tudor Revival On Over 2 Acres On The Very Top Of B...

On A Clear Day You Can See Manhattan! Exceptio...

Photo of Listing #3417916

$2,375,000 Active

  • 1.91 Acres

Land / Lot

10 Friar Tuck Cir, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3417916

On A Clear Day You Can See Manhattan! Exceptional Views Of The Dramatic New York Skyline From This 1.9 Acre Property On A Cul-de-sac In One Of The Most Desirable Neighborhoods On Summit's Northside. Build A Home To Reflect Your Dreams - An Ideal Retreat F...

Stunning New Construction Built By Millennium C...

Photo of Listing #3431846

$2,269,000 Active

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


11 Hillview Ter, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3431846

Stunning New Construction Built By Millennium Custom Homes (winner Of Nj's Best Custom Home Builder 2017!) & Ideally Located On Totally Level .43 Acre Lot On Quiet Cul De Sac With Plenty Of Room For A Pool! State Of The Art Gourmet Eat-in Kitchen With Wine ...


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 December 12th, 2017 at 3:51am CST.