Newark, New Jersey Homes for Sale
Current Prices: $199,000 to $450,000
Closed Prices: $66,000 to $452,000
Median Sale Price: $305,000
Average $ per sq ft: $220
Association Fee Ranges: $0
Type: Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single-Family Home
Age: 1897 to 2000
Sq. Ft.: 1897 to 2000 Sq. Ft.
Bedrooms: 2 to 7 Bedrooms
Bathrooms: 0 to 4 Bathrooms
Getting Around Vailsburg
The neighborhood is divided into Lower Vailsurg to the east and Upper Vailsburg to the west. Upper Vailsburg contains many Dutch Colonial and Victorian-inspired, single-family homes, while Lower Vailsburg contains more attached options. Seton Hall University and Ivy Hill Park are on the west side of Vailsburg, while Vailsburg Park is on the eastern border.
Housing prices in Vailsubrg are quite affordable for Newark. Buyers seeking a single-family home don’t need an extraordinarily large budget here, though well-preserved Victorians will run a bit higher.
Restaurants in the area offer comforting cuisines from all over the world. Jamaican, halal, Italian, and Southern soul foods can be enjoyed among friends in Vailsburg’s casual eateries.
The neighborhood is the home of Vailsburg Park, a 30-acre park designed by the influential Olmsted Brothers. Dating back to the early 20th century, the park is one of the city’s best with athletic fields for soccer and baseball, a jogging path, and a bandshell. The smaller Ivy Hill Park, measuring 18 acres, was also an Olmsted project and contains many similar amenities, including athletic fields and tennis courts.
Vailsburg has a number of bars and nightclubs and also hosts family activities and music festivals at its two major parks. Seton Hall also has a nationally ranked basketball program and has a large contingent of local sports bars that follow the team. The team also plays locally in South Orange or at the Prudential Center located across from City Hall in Downtown Newark.
Attend a local church service, take a bike ride, or enjoy a picnic at the nearest park. For something out of the ordinary, head west to South Mountain Reservation to hike the trails or visit Turtle Back Zoo.
Bus service into South Orange as well as heading Downtown Newark run quite often. Rail connections in Downtown South Orange offer train service to NJ Transit rail and Hoboken, New York Penn Station, and Newark Broad Street. Many residents of Vailsburg are located within walking distance from local shops on South Orange Avenue.
- Access to parks
- Proximity to highway
- Proximity to shopping
Locals Don't Love
- Distance to downtown
- Quality of neighborhood retail
- Some homes need renovation
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