Living in Tottenville Staten Island, New York

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Living in Tottenville Staten Island, New York


Tottenville, Staten Island, New YorkImagine a small-town feeling in the middle of a metropolis that offers every opportunity and you will know exactly what living in Tottenville is like! Located in the southern most part of Staten Island, Tottenville is one of the oldest neighborhood in the borough and it’s laid back charm lingers in every corner and home.


Ample trees and wildlife surround the beautiful selection of homes and apartments, which Tottenville offers. From new construction to large Victorians to renovated summer cottages, Tottenville, Staten Island offers a wide array of possibilities for housing.


Despite the cozy feel (the suburb is just under two miles total), living in Tottenville offers great convenience for shoppers and consumers; restaurants and stores are featured along Hyland Boulevard while the Staten Island Mall is only fifteen minutes away by car. The close proximity to the Outerbridge Crossing means shopping in New Jersey is also a convenient option.


For many residents, the exceptional school system is the best reason to live in Tottenville, Staten Island. With its many opportunities for students and outstanding test scores, the experience for students from kindergarten through the last year of high school is unparalleled.


Tottenville was first settled by the Lenape Indians; at the end of the 17th century the first European settled arrived and began to build up a town. Manufacturing and oystering fueled the settlement and prosperity of this area through the 1920s.


Many residents commute through the borough of Staten Island from Tottenville, with this southern most suburb also enjoying the convenience of stops on the Staten Island Railway.


Tottenville provides residents a municipal pool, as well as a golf course. Waterfront recreation centers around Conference House Park. This park houses four historic buildings that trace the history of the borough over the course of three centuries.

In addition to its historic landmarks and its breathtaking views of the Raritan Bay, the 265-acre park boasts a newly refurbished playground, a Visitors Center, expanded paths and hiking and biking trails.


If you're thinking of living in Tottenville, Staten Island or for more information about Tottenville, New York Call RE/MAX Metro or please visit  We have locations at 585 North Gannon Ave., Staten Island, NY 10314,  655 Rossville Ave., Staten Island, NY  10309, 95-04 3rd Ave., Brooklyn, NY  11209  (Bay Ridge) and 70-24 18th Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11204  (Bensonhurst).   Contact me or your local office with any of your real estate questions or needs.


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Ellen Crawford
Maximum One Executive REALTORS® - Alpharetta, GA
Alpharetta Real Estate Agents & Alpharetta REALTOR

Tottenville is a great area...It's been years since I've been there.

Feb 17, 2011 12:04 AM #1
Gaye Granice
Robert Defalco Realty - Staten Island, NY
Associate Broker

Tottenville has seen an influx of young families and is a great place to raise children!

Feb 17, 2011 01:55 AM #2
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