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: 145
Average Price: $1,080,800
Highest Price: $4,995,000
Lowest Price: $0

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Summit MLS Listings

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$800,000-$900,000 $900,000-$1,000,000 Above $1,000,000
218 Properties Found. Page 1 of 19

Spectacular Private Enclave On One Of Summit's ...

Photo of Listing #3382544

$4,395,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.99 Acres


1/2 Crest Acre Ct, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3382544

Spectacular Private Enclave On One Of Summit's Most Exclusive Streets. Originally Known As "the Little House", This Gut-renovated 10,000 Sf Historic Home Has Been Transformed By Renowned Architect Tom Kligerman To Bring Mod Eleg. To An Old-world Treasure. 4...

A Rare Opportunity To Own A Truly Magnificent R...

REDUCED 4% Photo of Listing #3376273

$4,275,000 Active

  • 11 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 1.52 Acres


20 Beacon Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3376273

A Rare Opportunity To Own A Truly Magnificent Renovated Turn Of The Century Estate Home In Northside Summit W/separate 3 Bd, 2 Ba Carriage Home Tucked Away In Tranquil 1.5-acre Park Like Setting, Original Woodwork & Architectural Details Mesh Seamlessly W/...

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

Photo of Listing #3386092

$3,995,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 2.46 Acres


200 Hobart Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3386092

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 Extremely Private Setting On 2.46 Sprawling Acres Of Lush Property,...

Rare In-town Estate! Set On Approx. 1.3 Acres O...

Photo of Listing #3381722

$3,949,000 Active

  • 9 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.54 Acres


16 & 18 High St, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3381722

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...

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

Photo of Listing #3383963

$3,900,000 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...

Northside Center Hall Colonial Masterfully Buil...

Photo of Listing #3381037

$3,650,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 9 Baths
  • 0.59 Acres


111 Whittredge Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3381037

Northside Center Hall Colonial Masterfully Built New Detail Has Been Spare In The Ceilings,moldings,wainscoting,inlaid Floors And More.7200 Sq Ft Of Living Space Plus 2700 Sq Ft Of Storage In Walk Up Attic.move Right In Short Walk To Nytransportatio...

Impressive 14 Year Young Ch Colonial On Nearly ...

Photo of Listing #3372384

$3,595,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 7 Baths
  • 0.69 Acres


65 Fernwood Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3372384

Impressive 14 Year Young Ch Colonial On Nearly 2/3 Acre Lot In Prime Northside Location. High Ceilings, Great Light, Open/airy Floorplan, 5brs On 2nd Flr. Terrific Home W/layout For Today's Living. Attractive Moldings, Trim, Built-ins & Finishes Throughou...

One Of A Kind Summit Prize. In Town Magnificen...

REDUCED 9% Photo of Listing #3361408

$3,580,000 Active

  • 7 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.89 Acres


7 Edgewood Road, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3361408

One Of A Kind Summit Prize. In Town Magnificent Property Recently Renovated To Reflect Today's Lifestyle. Incredible Architectural Detail Includes High Ceilings, Back Stair, Wrap Around Porches. Circular Drive, Generous Bedroom Sizes, Designer High End Ki...

The Perfect Blend Of Gracious Living, Design Pe...

Photo of Listing #3392402

$3,195,000 Active

  • 6 Beds
  • 8 Baths
  • 0.56 Acres
  • 7,100 ft²


182 Oak Ridge Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3392402

The Perfect Blend Of Gracious Living, Design Perfection And Phenomenal Vistas. This Is An Extraordinary Opportunity To Own This State-of-the-art 6 Bedroom, 6 Bath And Two Half Baths New Construction. This Custom Shingle-style Retreat, Designed By Ahm Archit...

Prime Location, Prime Property, Exquisite Renov...

Photo of Listing #3382566

$3,150,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 6 Baths
  • 0.57 Acres


58 Prospect Hill Ave, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3382566

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...

Classic Dixon Peer Colonial With 5 Bedrooms, 3 ...

Photo of Listing #3381042

$2,950,000 Active

  • 5 Beds
  • 5 Baths
  • 0.48 Acres
  • 5,000 ft²


76 Fernwood Rd, Summit City, NJ

MLS® #3381042

Classic Dixon Peer Colonial With 5 Bedrooms, 3 Full And 2 Half Baths Located On The Northside With Prime Location.high Ceilings Custom Moldings 3 Car Garage. Freshly Painted Interior 2 Zone Hvac . Great Level Lot And So Much More.


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 July 27th, 2017 at 1:36pm CDT.