Want to know more about Staten Island?
Richmond County is the southernmost county of New York state and, being the least populated of the five boroughs, Staten Island has much to offer with single-family homes, lofts, condos, town-homes, ranches, etc. but for residents and vacationers, the island also includes:
156 parks (including 5 national parks)
The Staten Island Zoo
The Botanical Gardens
Living History Village and museum complex
St. George Theatre
Traveling to and from Staten Island is always a treat!
Getting to the island by way of a few different ferries, you’ll pass the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, but Staten Island has hundreds of stores to linger around, restaurants for sophisticated palates, and seasonal events. The famous Staten Island Ferry makes getting to the city of Manhattan just a 25-minute trip. The St George Ferry operates free-of-charge and has a newly renovated terminal with panoramic views of the harbor. Current Staten Islanders enjoy neighborhood bakeries, off-beat take-out restaurants, and traditional-fare dining. To begin your search, check the listings and call James Barry at 718-442-4000 or email.
Friendly neighbors in welcoming Staten Island neighborhoods...
Neighborhoods with unique personalities range from St. George with historic Victorian homes and rising property values to Tottenville, the southernmost neighborhood with a marina, natural wooded area, and homes with large wrap-around porches. The height of Todt Hill (pronounced Tote-Hill) is covered with woodlands, has a gold course, and custom designed multi-million dollar homes. Lighthouse Hill sits on the northeast corner, mid-island, and is a hilltop community with Richmond Creek surrounded by parks of the Staten Island Greenbelt and includes the site of Crimson Beech, a home designed by renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. From cottages, to duplexes, with quaint bakeries and all kinds of cuisine, Staten Island has everything to offer its residents and is a peaceful place to live, be entertained, and to relax.
Amazing Staten Island parks for recreation and wildlife for viewing...
Five small, uninhabited islands are located within Staten Island for you to explore and picnic; like the Lemon Creek Park, where red bluffs overlook Prince’s Bay and Clay Pit Ponds, which contains wetlands, sand barrens, spring-fed streams, pitch-pine woods, and rare wildflowers making this part of the island an adventure haven.
Recreation is paramount for Staten Island residents and visitors of the island including kayaking, canoeing, horseback riding, bird watching, and hiking trails, which exude all the natural beauty the state of NY has to offer. With vibrant cultural activities like music, arts, concerts, comedy and Broadway theatre, it’s no wonder many well-known movies were filmed right on the Island. Artists and musicians flock to the North Shore’s lofts and bungalows. The South Shore of Staten Island has neighborhoods like Pleasant Plains, which includes a fishing pier, and Oakland Estates with custom built single-family homes, towering pine trees, elms, and royal oak-lined streets. Let’s begin exploring Staten Island Real Estate for you, James Barry at 718-442-4000 or email.