The City of Summit, population 19,757, is atop the Second Watchung Mountain. During the Revolutionary War, Summit played a pivotal role due to its higher elevation. Today there are several local historians who help maintain the proud history of this lovely city.
The railroad spurred the development of a town center, complete with luxury hotels. One, the Blackburn House, built in 1868 on Springfield Avenue, was reconstructed in 1929 as the Summit Suburban Hotel, then renovated in 1986 and renamed the Grand Summit Hotel. Today it caters to executives visiting corporations in Summit and nearby.
Schools are a major attraction in Summit with 89% of graduates going on to higher education. There are five elementary schools, Summit Middle School and Summit High School as well as various private schools.
Summit has 496 acres of green space. Memorial Field has a baseball field, two softball diamonds, two soccer fields, two basketball courts, a playground, an outdoor roller skating rink and eight tennis courts spread out over 25 acres. There is a 12.5 acre Arboretum which offers extensive child and adult nature education programs, and there is an Olympic-size municipal pool. There are various cultural events including the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts which has 20th Century art galleries and daily classes.
The center of Summit offers fine small shops and excellent shopping, which many find to be a welcome alternative to mall shopping, which is also nearby. Summit has several popular restaurants catering to a variety of tastes.
There is a mayor/council form of government with a mayoral election every four years and six council members representing wards elected every three years and one at large member elected every two years.
Summit is 22 miles from Manhattan, 50 minutes by N.J. Transit train or Lakeland bus.
For more information on Summit, visit ci.summit.nj.us.
Copyright 2017 Garden State Multiple Listing Service, L.L.C. All rights reserved. Information deemed reliable but is not guaranteed. The data relating to real estate for sale on this web site comes in part from the IDX Program of Garden State Multiple Listing Service L.L.C. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than HJR Real Estate LLC are marked as IDX listings. Information provided is for consumer\'s personal, non-commericial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. HJR Real Estate LLC does not display the entire GSMLS IDX database on this website. The listings of some real estate brokerage firms have been excluded. This site will be monitored for \'scraping\' and any use of search facilities of data on the site other than by a consumer looking to purchase real estate, is prohibited. Listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items. Information last updated on 2017-06-27. NOTICE: The dissemination of listings on this website does not constitute the consent required by N.J.A.C. 11:5.6.1(n) for the advertisement of listings exclusively listed for sale by another broker. Any such consent must be obtained in writing from the listing broker.
Dont Miss a New Listing Again!
Already registered? Login
FREE AUTOMATED EMAIL UPDATES
Sign in to take advantage of all this site has to offer. Save your favorite listings and searches – also receive email updates when listings you like come on the market for free!
*Contact Information NOT Shared*
All content contained herein cannot be copied or used off this Web site in any way without the express written consent of the owner. CENTURY 21® is a registered trademark owned by CENTURY 21 Real Estate LLC . An Equal Opportunity Company. Each office is independently owned and operated. Properties data provided through IDX with Garden State Multiple Listing Service, LLC. **All information is deemed RELIABLE but not GUARANTEED. All room sizes are approximate**
Copyright © 2015. HJR Real Estate, LLC, All Rights Reserved
Home | Open Houses | Home Search | Advanced Search | Map Search | Bank Properties | Blog | Real Estate News | Directions | Financial Glossary | Area Tour | Walkability | Demographics | Flood Zones | Neighborhoods | About Us | Our Agents | Mortgage Rates | Benefits of Home Ownership | Purchasing a Home | Real Estate Transaction | Communities | Buyer/Seller | Testimonials | Careers