Why Buy This Property In Staten Island?

Take a ride from Manhattan on the Staten Island Ferry and get some of the best views of New York City for free, QIP Shot - Screen 203then stick around and see what Staten Island has to offer Todt Hill is one of the most exclusive and secluded communities you’ll find on Staten Island. Protective zoning laws mean its
character defined by sprawling ranches, stately colonials (like one we’re offering on 25 Callan Ave) and estate homes will be preserved. You won’t find a business district in Todt Hill.

You will find fabulous Manhattan, Verrazano Bridge, NY Harbor and New Jersey Shore views, thanks to it being the highest point on the eastern seaboard south of Maine.

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Some Todt Hill facts– Source: Wikipedia

Todt Hill

(/ˈtoʊt/ TOTE[1]) is a 401-foot-tall (122 m) hill formed of serpentine rock on Staten Island, New York. It is the highest natural point in the five boroughs of New York City and the highest elevation on the entire Eastern Seaboard from Florida to Cape Cod.] The summit of the ridge is largely covered in woodlands as part of the Staten Island Greenbelt, although much of the surrounding area is developed and residential.[3] It is considered one of the most exclusive and most expensive areas of Staten Island.

The borough is separated from New Jersey by the Arthur Kill and the Kill Van Kull, and from the rest of New York by New York Bay. With a 2015 Census-estimated population of 474,558. Staten Island is the least populated of the boroughs but is the third-largest in area at 58 Square miles (150 km2).

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Schools & Neighborhood

Though Todt Hill may be one of the most expensive neighborhoods in New York City, it is a very private and friendly community. People who live here tend to donate to charities and do volunteer work quite often. When it comes to Staten Island real estate sales it’s not uncommon to see homes break into the highest priced home sales in New York City.

Staten Island is perhaps the borough in New York that most closely resembles a suburb, not just because of its distance from the city, but also because it is the least densely populated. As Staten Island’s population is the smallest, it may seem to the outside observer that it’s small in area. In actuality, if it were a city, Staten Island would be the 16th largest in the country.

Sitting at the mouth of the Hudson River, Staten Island is the southernmost point in New York State, and is one of the most strategically placed military points in New York and New England. In light of that, Staten Island’s history is quite storied, especially during the revolutionary war period. Staten Island’s colorful history helps to shape the borough we now call home.

Schools Source: www.realtor.com

Score* School Grades Distance
6 The Michael J Petrides School PK–12 0.6 mi
9 Ps 48 William C Wilcox School PK–7 0.9 mi
4 Susan E Wagner High School 9–12 0.9 mi
5 Ps 11 Thomas Dongan School PK–5 0.8 mi
6 Is 2 George L Egbert School 6–8 1.6 mi
2 Concord High School 9–12 1.4 mi
NR Staten Island Academy Private School PK–12 0.4 mi
NR Staten Island Academy Private School PK–12 0.4 mi



As of December 2014, bus routes S74, S76, S84, S86, X15 operate in Todt Hill. Ferries are also available and provide very convenient access to Manhattan. If you use a car it will take around 15 minutes’ ride to the beaches and ethnic restaurants of Brighton Beach. Ride to Manhattan will take anywhere from 25 minutes to 35 minutes depending on traffic.

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