Edison, New Jersey, a suburb in Middlesex County, is a good option if you and your family are looking for a place with a quick commute to Manhattan. It has well-rated public schools—and it’s just over an hour away from Manhattan via New Jersey Transit or car.
The township is also very diverse with a large Asian community, The New York Times reports. There’s Oak Tree Road, known as Little India for its concentration of Indian restaurants and stores. There’s also lots of greenspace, thanks to Stephen J. Capestro Park and Roosevelt Park (it’s 217 acres), and country clubs like Plainfield Country Club.
Metuchen, a separate borough in the middle of Edison, has a popular walkable downtown area that was a semifinalist for this year’s Great American Main Street award. Here you’ll find eateries like Cafe Paris, Brewed Awakening, and Pink Lotus plus stores like Cachet Boutique, O P Metuchen Books, and Papillon & Company.
When it comes to buying a house in Edison, the median sales price is $465,000, according to Realtor.com. And unlike many other suburban areas, you’ll have lots of listings to choose from: There are 120 houses on the market right now. There are also plenty of houses for rent if you want to test out suburban life before making a bigger financial commitment.
Sound like a fit? Check out these five houses for sale in Edison including a renovated 1974 four-bedroom house with a fenced-in backyard listed for $485,000.
65 Evergreen Ave.
This four bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $459,900. It has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, built-ins, moldings, stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, covered front porch, finished basement, back deck, and large backyard. Ford Avenue Elementary and Sunshine Grill are nearby.
21 Waltuma Ave.
This four bedroom, two bath is listed for $485,000. The renovated 1947 house features stainless steel appliances, a dishwasher, kitchen island, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, central air, a finished basement, detached garage, deck, shed, and fenced-in backyard. The Coffee House & Cafe and Edison Public Library are nearby.
4 Loeb Ct.
This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $527,500 after a recent $10,000 cut. The split-level house features hardwood and tile floors, picture windows, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, stainless steel appliances, an unfinished basement, covered porch, and fenced-in yard. Paterniti Park and Lincoln Elementary are nearby.
49 Frost Ave. East
This four bedroom, two and a half bath is listed for $664,000. The house has stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, recessed lighting, tile and hardwood floors, central air, an attached two-car garage, unfinished basement, patio, plus new roof and siding. Menlo Park Elementary and Edison State Park are nearby.
52 Oliver Ave.
This four bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $850,000. It has high vaulted ceilings, skylights, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, central air, stainless steel appliances, moldings, two-sided fireplace, solar panels, a deck, unfinished basement, and attached two-car garage. Winter Street Park and Metuchen Golf and Country Club are nearby.
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