Welcome home! This is it!  A beautiful, fully detached raised ranch at 42 Arkansas Ave boasts modern upgrades and curb appeal, making it very attractive for potential homeowners. 

The home sits on a 45 x 96 lot; inside, there is 1,680 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and two bathrooms. The home's property includes a driveway and garage. Significant upgrades have been made within the past six years, including central air (2023), a new roof (1 layer, in 2018), a new bathroom (2018) with a full size shower with seat, and more.

Property Details, History, and Upgrades

The home was built in 1966; however, you could say, "age is just a number," as its owners have kept it remarkably up to date, including many recent updates; for example, within the last six years, the owner has:

  • Updated kitchen (2018) with new GE Appliances (Stove, Dishwasher, Microwave)
  • New hot water tank (2024)
  • New full bathroom with custom tile and cabinets (2018)
  • New heating and central air (2023)
  • Roof (single layer, 2018) with new gutters and leaf guards
  • Six-panel wood doors throughout with cement sidewalk leading up to the entrance.
  • Updated exterior with new fieldstone, siding, cement walk, front steps, side sidewalks, and driveway
  • New pool heater (2023)
  • New PVC fencing on three sides of the backyard
  • Beautiful arch wrought iron white privacy gate with white metal railings, lamp post, and planters

Interior Features

The ground level offers a large family room with recessed lighting and wall-to-wall mirrored closets, which create a bright and spacious environment. This level also features a breakfast area with a wet bar, a three-quarter bathroom, a laundry room equipped with shelving, a washer, a dryer, and a utility closet. The floor is features completely tiled flooring, ensuring easy maintenance and a clean look. Enter into the ground level from the garage and a side level.

Upstairs, the main floor of the home boasts elegant hardwood flooring throughout. The formal living room is bright and airy, featuring a five-panel bay window that adds character and light to the space. Adjacent to the living room is the formal dining room, perfect for hosting gatherings and family meals. The eat-in kitchen, updated in 2018, is a chef's dream with custom cabinets, a wine rack, GE appliances (including a stove, dishwasher, and microwave), a mirrored backsplash, and a charming garden window add a touch of elegance and functionality to the space.

Bedrooms and Bathrooms

The home includes three spacious bedrooms and two modern bathrooms, including a bath tub size perfect for relaxation. The new full bathroom on the main floor is a luxurious retreat featuring Italian tile, custom cabinets, gemstone-designed flooring, a full-size shower with a seat and glass sliding doors, a linen closet, and a sink with a granite counter. The master bedroom provides access to a sunroom with new skylights and direct entry to the yard. The second and third bedrooms have a new French door leading to the yard, which offers access to yard, including a heated swimming pool, which includes portable pool steps and a loop lock pool cover, and it is all surrounded by decking.

Outdoor Amenities and Upgrades

The outdoor space is ideal for relaxation and entertainment. The backyard features the heated pool, new PVC fencing, and a beautiful arch-wrought iron white privacy gate. A deck surrounds the pool, providing a great area for lounging and enjoying the property. Additionally, the property includes a lamp post and planters, adding a touch of elegance and functionality to the outdoor space.

Neighborhood and Community

The house is in the neighborhood of Great Kills on Staten Island. Great Kills (and the home itself) is located near trains, shopping, restaurants, and other conveniences. The neighborhood mixes the suburban with the urban and the conveniences that come with both, making it a great place to call home for a family of any size. Unsurprisingly, it is among the most sought-after neighborhoods on Staten Island. Located within Great Kills is a marina overlooking the picturesque Great Kills Harbor. This area is also great, with options including waterfront dining, fishing, boating, and a scenic shoreline for walks and hikes. 

We at Robert DeFalco Realty have found that families love Great Kills due to its top-rated schools, public offerings (including IS 24, parks, and two branches of the New York Public Library), and pleasant small-community feel. 

Great Kills has something for everyone when it comes to the outdoors. These include:

We are only scratching the surface of the outdoor amenities in Great Kills; however, we can be sure to say that there's always something to do! Besides its natural charm and ample recreational activities, Great Kills provides easy access to various shopping, dining, and entertainment venues. Whether you're looking for a cozy café, a fine dining experience, or supporting local businesses by shopping locally, you'll find it all close by.


42 Arkansas Ave is a beautiful one family home located in the heart of Great Kills. With its numerous recent upgrades, spacious layout, and modern amenities. From the elegant interior features to the well-maintained exterior and convenient location, 42 Arkansas Ave stands out as a great house for any size family-- whether you're looking for a new home or an investment property, this residence is worth considering.

  • 3 bed, 2 bath
  • Formal living room with 5 panel bay window
  • Recent upgrades within the past six years
  • New hot water tank and heating/central air systems
  • Elegant hardwood flooring and modern kitchen
  • Heated pool and well-maintained outdoor space
  • Conveniently located near trains, shopping, and restaurants
  • Plenty of parking along with a driveway and garage

Discover the beauty and convenience of 42 Arkansas Ave, Staten Island, NY 10308, and see why this property stands out in the real estate market.

Contact Ann Grande of Robert DeFalco Realty at 347-837-6989 for more information about this listing.

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