If you're looking to buy a house in a New Jersey suburb that's close to New York City, you might want to consider Englewood, which is just across the Hudson and also has a walkable downtown, parks, and well-regarded public schools.
You’ll find Bergen Performing Arts Center on Dean Street plus local stores and eateries like Akai Lounge, Pintxo y Tapas, U Pie & Lobster Company, and Rose’s of Englewood. ShopRite, Englewood Public Library, and MacKay Park are also nearby. And, it’s about a 35-minute drive from Midtown.
You can also buy a house for less than you can in the five boroughs: The median sales price is $412,000, according to Redfin. Right now, you can find Tudors, Colonials, a few condo buildings, and multi-million dollar properties on the market.
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Sound appealing? Consider these five houses for sale in the area.
This three bedroom, three bath is listed for $479,000. The renovated house has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, moldings, a fireplace, stainless steel appliances, a full basement with a storage room, deck, patio, and garage. Janis E. Dismus Middle School and Morrow Park are nearby.
This four bedroom, two bath is listed for $599,000. The side hall Colonial features hardwood floors, moldings, built-ins, recessed lighting, ceiling fans, stainless steel appliances, central air, a built-in water purification system, patio with a gas line for a grill, detached garage, and new boiler. Dwight Morrow High School and Morrow Park are nearby.
This four bedroom, two bath is listed for $699,000. The house has high ceilings, sunlights, recessed lighting, hardwood and carpet floors, stainless steel appliances, built-ins, moldings, a fireplace, office, and detached two-car garage. Flat Rock Brook Nature Center and Jackson Hole are nearby.
This four bedroom, five bath is listed for $1,699,000. The Tudor has hardwood floors, high beamed ceilings, recessed lighting, built-ins, stainless steel appliances, a fireplace, office, mudroom, covered porch with a ceiling fan, finished basement, two-car garage, and a pool. Churchill Nature Preserve and Canoe Beach are nearby.
This six bedroom, seven bath is listed for $2,050,000. The house has a tiled roof, hardwood floors, moldings, three fireplaces, beamed ceilings, stainless steel appliances, an office with built-in shelves, sunroom, deck, and a detached four-car garage. Donald A. Quarles Elementary and Bergen Performing Arts Center are nearby.
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