Midland Beach

Midland Beach is a welcoming community in Staten Island, New York, combining natural beauty, recreational delights, and beachside ambiance. Celebrated for its sandy shores, Midland Beach creates a tranquil and enjoyable living environment. The area, with its beach and nearby parks, invites residents and visitors to partake in diverse outdoor activities like swimming, sunbathing, picnicking, and sports. The iconic Franklin D. Roosevelt Boardwalk offers breathtaking views of the bay and the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, while the Midland Beach Veterans Memorial Park honors those who served in the armed forces.

Midland Beach Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $579K
Lowest Price $47.5K
Highest Price $1.5M
Total Listings 37
Avg. Days On Market 106
Avg. Price/SQFT $539

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About Midland Beach

Midland Beach, formerly known as Woodland Beach, is a neighborhood situated along the East-Central coast of Staten Island in New York - bordered by Grant City to the Northwest, New Dorp Beach to the Southeast, Graham Beach and South Beach the Northeast, and the Lower New York Bay to the Southeast. Here, the neighborhood is defined by its main arteries, Father Capodanno Boulevard and Midland Avenue, which provide easy access to various parts of Staten Island. Known for its history as a resort destination in the late 19th-century and earlier 20th-century, Midland Beach once featured a large pier, amusement rides, and numerous hotels.

Today, Midland Beach is a residential community within Staten Island Community District 2. The area has retained its coastal appeal while undergoing tremendous development to address past flooding issues and to improve its living conditions. Notable landmarks include the Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier, the largest oceanfront recreational pier in New York metropolitan area. Midland Beach has been affected by natural disasters in the past, including Hurricane Sandy in 2012, but has shown a strong spirit and rebuilt since then.

Midland Beach Homes For Sale

In Midland Beach, you'll find a vast array of homes to choose from. You'll mostly find single-family detached homes that provide more than enough living space with yards, which is fantastic for families. These homes often reflect a mix of architectural styles, from classic to more modern designs, but most homes are found on quiet streets. For those looking for apartments or condos, you can certainly find a few for sale, but they're not as prevalent as the other areas on Staten Island. A massive bonus for these properties is the close accessibility of public transport to other parts of the island.

In addition to single-family homes and apartments mentioned above, you'll also find historic bungalows that have been renovated for permanent residence occasionally for sale. These charming properties will give you both modern amenities, but a bit of historical character, as well. For more affordable options, you can also find a selection of starter homes for first-time homebuyers, as well.

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Midland Beach Entertainment and Amenities

Now, onto entertainment and amenities. Midland Beach offers a few spots for locals to engage with, including the Ocean Breeze Fishing Pier, a prominent landmark great for fishing and ocean views. The neighborhood also offers several parks, including Miller Field, which is part of the Gateway National Recreation Area. These areas offer sports fields, walking trails, and opportunities for picnics, as well.

Dining options in Midland Beach are also reasonably diverse, with options including Italian, American, and of course, seafood. You'll find a decent mix of both quiet cafes, as well as a few upscale options for dining in Midland Beach, too. For residents of Midland Beach, you can also find a variety of community events and festivals to help you get a better feel for the local neighborhood and its residents. 

Education Near Midland Beach

Midland Beach also offers a few educational options for its residents. Specifically, public schools like P.S. 38 George Cromwell and P.S. 52 John C. Thompson, while offer strong programs for students in pre-kindergarten to fifth grade. The New York City Department of Education operates these schools, ensuring high-quality education.

In addition to public schools, Midland Beach also has access to local community centers and libraries, which is beneficial for residents of all age groups. Especially for younger residents, programs and resources found at the local libraries help bolster early education opportunities.

Midland Beach FAQ

Q: What healthcare facilities are available to residents of Midland Beach?

A: Residents have access to healthcare services provided by nearby hospitals and clinics, such as the Staten Island University Hospital in South Beach. Being centrally located in Staten Island, the surrounding area also provides ample healthcare providers.

Q: What impact did Hurricane Sandy have on Midland Beach?

A:  Hurricane Sandy caused significant storm surge and flooding in Midland Beach back in October of 2012, which lead to extensive damage. However, Midland Beach has since undertaken rebuilding and recovery efforts to restore and enhance this community to its former glory.

Q: What is the Midland Beach (New Creek) Bluebelt?

A: Essentially, the Bluebelt is part of the larger Staten Island Bluebelt initiative, designed to manage storm water runoff and alleviate flooding. This watershed wetland project includes the construction of stone bridges, culverts, and other infrastructure to protect the neighborhood from future floods.

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