Well-placed between the Staten Island campus of St. John's University and Wagner College, Grymes Hill, Staten Island, is a picturesque neighborhood in on the North Shore, blessed with beautiful views of the Narrows and Lower New York Bay. A sense of pride and history keep this charming area well-maintained and steeped in mindful building and renovation.
Just ten minutes from the Staten Island Ferry, Grymes Hill features a wide range of home-owning options. Tudors, ranches, colonials and cottages abound, as do a variety of condominiums and apartments for sale. Homeowners take great pride in keeping their homes and property in good order, lending a positive sense of community to this neighborhood. There has been a lot of activity within the neighborhood from community groups which work to preserve areas from development, providing plentiful open and green spaces to enjoy.
Grymes Hill is convenient to local shopping and restaurants, and a quick drive to the Staten Island Zoo, Y.M.C.A., and the Jewish Community Center. Silver Lake Park features an 18 hold golf course and Clove Lakes Park has lakes, hiking trails and a skating rink. Close enough to the expressway to make travel easy, the Staten Island Mall is a mere twenty minutes drive. The nearby ferry and proximity to the highway makes Grymes Hill, Staten Island a terrific neighborhood for communters and those who enjoy what New York City has to offer in terms of culture and entertainment.
Education options are top notch, the local public schools enjoy high test scores and excellent opportunities for its students. For such a small area, local colleges abound. Prestigious institutions St. John's University and Wagner College are mere steps away.
The beautiful views of this hilltop community drew early builders - the wealthy elite who built estates there during the 19th centure, including many of the buildings which now house some buildings for the local colleges. Charming and full of character, Grymes Hill is a wonderful neighborhood for those seeking to settle in a clean, safe, community-oriented area.
If you're thinking about living in Grymes Hill, Staten Island, New York or for more information about Grymes Hill properties, call RE/MAX Metro or please visit www.remaxmetrony.com. 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 you local office with any of your real estate questions or needs.
(Photo courtesy of New York Times Real Estate Section)