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: 130
Average Price: $713,205
Highest Price: $3,895,000
Lowest Price: $510

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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
147 Properties Found. Page 1 of 13

Custom Colonial Just 4 Blocks From Downtown Sum...

Photo of Listing #3483614

$3,895,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.51 Acres
  • 8,500 ft²


12 High St, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3483614

Custom Colonial Just 4 Blocks From Downtown Summit! Outdoor Terraces Both Covered & Open Overlook The Private 1/2 Acre Quiet Level Yard. Open Floor Plan Includes 33'x18' Gourmet Kitchen. Separate Breakfast Rm & Adjacent Great Rm Has Modern Qualities For Ev...

Gorgeous New State Of The Art Colonial With Ide...

NEW Photo of Listing #3516388

$3,775,000 Active

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


73 Edgewood Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3516388

Gorgeous New State Of The Art Colonial With Ideal Open Floor Plan With 9' Ceilings On The 1st Floor. Ideally Located On Quiet, Prestigious North Side Street With Nyc Skyline Views Just A .7 Mile Walk To The Summit Train Station & Incredible Downtown Summit!...

8 Bedroom, 7.3 Bath Brick Georgian Estate With ...

Photo of Listing #3440536

$3,695,000 Active

  • 8 Beds
  • 10 Baths
  • 0.73 Acres
  • 10,000 ft²


11 Ridge Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3440536

8 Bedroom, 7.3 Bath Brick Georgian Estate With High End Finishes. Beautiful Hardwood Floors, Expansive Rooms And Great Flow For Entertaining. Full Gym, Media Room And Wine Cellar With Outside Entrance. Featured In Architectural Digest And Sotheby's Art An...

One Of Summit's Finest Homes, This Manor House,...

Photo of Listing #3502163

$3,375,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 1.22 Acres
  • 6,400 ft²


81 Oak Ridge Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3502163

One Of Summit's Finest Homes, This Manor House, Circa 1910, Exudes Style, Charm And Numerous Amenities.the Formal Rooms Functionally Flow For Comfortable Entertaining , While The Casual Rooms Are Ideal For Relaxed Living. Features Include Higher Ceilings, ...

Gracious Northside Colonial With 5/6 Bedrooms A...

Photo of Listing #3502915

$2,975,000 Under Contract Cont. To Show

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.46 Acres


33 Badeau Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3502915

Gracious Northside Colonial With 5/6 Bedrooms And Level, Private Rear (.46 Acres) With 46x29 Ft Sport Court, Located A Few Blocks From Lincoln-hubbard School, Downtown Summit & Midtown Direct Train Turnkey, Meticulously Maintained Home Built In 2006 W/ Har...

Classic Brick Colonial In Coveted Oak Ridge Nei...

Photo of Listing #3499361

$2,550,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.6 Acres
  • 3,640 ft²


248 Oak Ridge Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3499361

Classic Brick Colonial In Coveted Oak Ridge Neighborhood. Incredible Architectural Details & Renovations. Private .6 Acre Property. Location & Curb Appeal Create One Of Summit's Finest Offerings! Family Room Addition Opens To Eat In Kitchen. Fabulous Out...

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

Photo of Listing #3478273

$2,375,000 Active

  • 1.91 Acres

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10 Friar Tuck Cir, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3478273

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,completely Renovated 1895 Northside Vi...

Photo of Listing #3506334

$1,995,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.67 Acres


226 Summit Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3506334

Stunning,completely Renovated 1895 Northside Victorian Blending Old World Character W/contemporary 21st Century Chic.walking Distance To Town, Train,school. At Once A Modern Gem And A Summit Classic! Meticulously Renovated And Updated In 2014 With Sophistic...

Totally Renovated Colonial In Prime "circle Of ...

Photo of Listing #3507879

$1,850,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.43 Acres


41 Greenbriar Dr, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3507879

Totally Renovated Colonial In Prime "circle Of Friends"/ Brayton School Location. Meticulously Maintained By Current Owners. Professionally Landscaped Grounds On 0.43 Acres W/ Private & Fenced Yard. Gourmet Kitchen W/ Marble Countertops & Backsplash & High...

Rare Opportunity In Prestigious Northside Summi...

Photo of Listing #3504158

$1,825,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.54 Acres
  • 5,200 ft²


70 Templar Way, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3504158

Rare Opportunity In Prestigious Northside Summit To Get In At Pre-construction Prices And Build Your Dream Home With One Of The Area's Premier Custom Home Builders, Mountainview Developments Llc! Situated On Private .54 Acre, This Scenic Property Is Surroun...

One Of Summit's Best-kept Secrets! .6 Acre Of T...

NEW Photo of Listing #3516176

$1,795,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 0.61 Acres


35 Ridge Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3516176

One Of Summit's Best-kept Secrets! .6 Acre Of Totally Private Grounds With Heated Pool, Outdoor Shower, And Rolling Lawns, Creating A True "staycation" Feel - Yet Just Blocks From Town And Train. Charming 4-bedroom "gardener's Cottage" Built 1908 Tucked Awa...

Luxury And Elegance Defines This Custom Built 2...

Photo of Listing #3516206

$1,794,999 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.36 Acres


10 Little Wolf Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3516206

Luxury And Elegance Defines This Custom Built 2018 Colonial Nestled In The Highly Sought After Rolling Hills Section Of Summit. This Stunning New Construction Home Was Elegantly Designed By Bol Architecture For Entertaining,outdoor Living & Pure Comfortsitt...


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 9th, 2018 at 12:51pm CST.