Homes for Sale in South Orange NJ

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Are you familiar with South Orange? Whether the answer is yes or no, you’re in for a real treat if you’re looking at properties here! Adjacent to Maplewood, South Orange is a small community of just about 16,500 souls (July 2007) that actually got its start in 1869 when it and the community that now is known as Maplewood were formed to make South Orange Township. The current Village of South Orange separated from the township in 1904 so as to better take advantage of federal revenue sharing policies in place then.

Homes for sale in South Orange, NJ include an eclectic assortment of homes, from large Tudors to sumptuous Victorian mansions. Like Maplewood homes, properties in South Orange are located along established tree-lined streets with large lot sizes. Live here and you’ll enjoy exploring the community’s bustling downtown, one that offers terrific restaurants as well as lively pubs, a multiplex theater and live entertainment venue, interesting shops and boutiques.

Homes for Sale: South Orange, NJ

Purchase property here and you’ll be able to take advantage of the intellectual stimulation of the college-town lifestyle, brought to you by the fact that South Orange is home to nationally renowned Seton Hall University. You’ll also enjoy exploring the woods of South Mountain Reservation, which borders South Orange. The Reservation offers you the chance to enjoy nature within its 60 acres of parkland as well as two large dog parks. Community and private recreational and sports facilities are located nearby, rounding out this great community. Finally, purchase one of the many homes for sale in South Orange, NJ and if you work in the NYC area, you’ll enjoy a short (half hour) ride via the Midtown direct train line into New York’s Pennsylvania Station. For drivers, Interstates 78 or 280 are just minutes away.

Interested in learning more about South Orange and Maplewood homes? Then contact me, Barbara Lawrence. I’m a leading Realtor® in the South Orange and Maplewood areas and I would look forward to helping you find your dream home!