Luxury and Security in Rio Vista's WALSH HALL - Mahwah, NJ

Real Estate Agent with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Abbott Realtors

This beautiful brick building was once the home to the Newark Catholic Archdocese and Seton Hall Seminary features 92 condominium units set in the heart of the private enclave of Rio Vista Mahwah.

The building is divided into 5 sections also known as towers and is aptly named Walsh Hall after the late Archbishop Thomas J. Walsh (1928-52), who spearheaded the expansion of Seton Hall's seminary campus to the former Darlington Estate between 1933-37. The Seminary remained active until 1982 when the Mahwah over 440 acre campus was sold to Darlington Associates.


After a total renovation, Walsh Hall is one of the premier luxury buildings in Bergen County. The building features: 5 elevators, 276 parking spaces plus 64 covered deeded spaces, Clubhouse&Recreation center, fabulous party room, lounge and game rooms, tennis, bocce and basketball courts are all available for residents. The residents also have use of the Rio Vista outdoor pool, weight room, aerobics center and weight room.

Restored Fountain in front of Walsh Hall.


The homes range from a studio-like apartments to 2 bedrooms  and 2.5 baths. All are luxuriously appointed with commercial appliances, granite kitchens and marble baths. The views of the Rio Vista community and surrounding mountainside are outstanding.


  1. Private Gym and Weight Facility are available for Residents of Walsh Hall.
  2. Membership in the Rio Vista Pool and Tennis facility.
  3. Community play areas for children as well as basketball and handball courts.
  4. Luxury Home appointments including granite counters, custom cabinets and hardwood floors.
  5. Secure Building with elevators.
  6. Active Home Owners Association facilitates terrific social opportunities.
  7. Plenty of storage. Laundry areas in the units.
  8. On site parking.

***A Condo is currently available in Walsh Hall located in Tower 5.***

 I currently have access to a one bedroom home in Walsh Hall --- for rent--- with a view of the fountain from the bedroom.  All amenities are included for the new resident of this gorgeous home.

I have access to others --- for sale as well.

***Contact me for more info. ***


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Copyright - Pamela Stetson 2009, .

Comments (1)

Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Pamela, what  a wonderful old building!  Your description leaves me wanting more information - which is, I guess, the whole idea!

Feb 18, 2009 11:15 PM