Information About Westfield, NJ Real Estate.
Jackie Safran has made 15 moves, 3 internationally, in her life, so she is deeply aware of the significant need to learn about everything your hometown has to offer including its history, real estate market and availability, schools, and recreational activities.
The History of Westfield
Westfield, New Jersey has a rich history dating back to its foundation in the 17th century. After the American Revolution and British plunders in 1777, Westfield continued to be a farming town. In the 1860s, the railroad came through and industrialized the city. You can celebrate Westfield, New Jersey’s heritage and history by visiting the Westfield Historical Society.
When you are looking to buy a new home in Westfield, NJ, the city’s tree-lined streets will envelop you in the classic small-town vibrancy. By entrusting Jackie with your home buying experience, you will be shown an array of single-family colonial, Victorian, and luxury Westfield homes throughout the city. On both the north side and south side of town, you can find homes in beautiful, affluent Westfield neighborhoods ranging from $1,000,000 to $3,000,000.
Westfield NJ, Schools
If you buy a home in Westfield, New Jersey, your children will be able to attend our excellent schools. The Westfield school system always ranks within the top 50 school districts in the State of New Jersey. Our city is home to one early childhood learning center, 6 elementary schools, 2 intermediate schools, and 1 high school. Within Westfield High School, our students are known for their academic, athletic, and extra curricular achievements.
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Many Westfield NJ home owners, are professionals who work in Manhattan and need daily transportation to New York City. The town offers public transportation both by train and bus services. The town is part of New Jersey Transit’s Raritan Valley Line with a frequent service direct to Newark Penn Station and a connecting service into Penn Station, New York City. New Jersey Transit also offers an express bus service to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York City.
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Family fun activities are also in no short supply in Westfield New Jersey. You will find a variety of recreational activities in which to engage with the whole family including: tennis, basketball, soccer, lacrosse, nature trails in our 9 parks, swimming, ice-skating, outdoor concerts, shopping, and more! There is also train and bus service to New York City, Newark Liberty Airport, and Penn Station for those times when you want to enjoy the big city. Click Here for more information.
Have a look at what else the town has to offer!
It’s hard to be hungry in Westfield! There are restaurants galore throughout the town center offering many different types of cuisine. Whether you want fine dining or to grab a quick pizza with the kids, there are choices to be made. My favorite is Chez Catherine for a fabulous French meal in a pretty dining room with great service. For more casual eating, Mojave Grill, Isabella’s American Bistro and Theresa’s are constant favorites. Everyone seems to have a favorite or two and there’s always new discoveries to be made.
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Westfield NJ Shopping Info
Westfield offers a very pleasant shopping environment. Downtown is easy to walk around and navigate and there are plenty of shops to choose from. Whether you are looking for clothing, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics, specialized grocery items or anything else, you can find it it Westfield.
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Westfield NJ in “The Wall Street Journal”
On January 14, 2012, I was included in article about Westfield in “The Wall Street Journal”. It runs for a page and contains some very good information about living in Westfield. Please click here to read the article.
Contact Our Skilled NJ Realtor®
If you live in or are moving to Westfield, NJ please contact Jackie—the New Jersey Realtor with the English Accent. She has the information, resources, and experience to find the best home for you and your family.
With its rich history, affluent real estate market, excellent schools, and family fun activities, Westfield NY is the place to raise your family.