New Dorp

With its historical legacy, New Dorp showcases an enduring charm through its colonial-style structures, historic landmarks, and unforgettable tree-lined streets. The neighborhood provides a variety of housing choices, including historic residences and contemporary homes, cultivating a timeless suburban ambiance for residents. The proximity of Miller Field and neighboring parks enhances the quality of life in New Dorp, offering green spaces, sports amenities, and recreational opportunities.

New Dorp Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $1M
Lowest Price $399K
Highest Price $1.8M
Total Listings 28
Avg. Days On Market 87
Avg. Price/SQFT $473

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About New Dorp

New Dorp is a fantastic community located on the East Shore of Staten Island, New York. One of the earliest European settlements in the New York City area, New Dorp was founded by Dutch settlers from the New Netherland colony. Its name is an anglicization of "Nieuw Dorp," which means "New Village" in Dutch. New Dorp is bounded by Mill Road to the Southeast, Tysens Lane to the Southwest, Amboy and Richmond Roads to the Northwest, and Bancroft Avenue to the Northeast. Adjacent areas include Oakwood, Todt Hill, Dongan Hills, Grant City, Midland Beach, and Miller Field. New Dorp Beach, though often listed separately on maps, is generally also considered part of New Dorp.

Historically, New Dorp was a significant town on Staten Island and became part of New York City in 1898 as part of the Borough of Richmond. The area is often associated with the Vanderbilt family, many of whom are buried in the Moravian Cemetery. Today, New Dorp remains one of Staten Island's main commercial and transport centers.

New Dorp Homes For Sale

New Dorp provides plenty of homes for sale, regardless of your tastes or budgets. You'd mostly find single-family, detached homes, which range from historic homes oozing with character to the occasional modern construction. These homes often come with large yards, making this absolutely perfect for families looking for a bit of extra space. Architectural styles vary, with many homes reflecting a mix of colonial and contemporary designs.

You'll also find the occasional condo or apartment for sale on New Dorp listings, which is excellent for residents who want a more affordable, lower maintenance-centered lifestyle. They're also great for retirees and working professionals, as well. Families looking for starter homes will also find some options in New Dorp, however, many of the homes do command a higher price compared to some of the other neighborhoods within Staten Island. 

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New Dorp Entertainment and Amenities

New Dorp offers a wealth of things to do for its residents. The neighborhood is known for the New Dorp Lane District, a busy area filled with over 200 businesses, including retail options, restaurants, and professional offices. New Dorp Lake is a popular destination, understandably, for its shopping and dining, with quite a few unique locally-owned businesses. The area is also known for hosting events such as the New Dorp Food Crawl, Car Show, Family Fun Walks, and Christmas Tree Lighting.

For recreation, residents can enjoy Dugan Park, which features baseball fields, basketball courts, handball courts, and playgrounds. The nearby Miller Field, part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, offers additional outdoor activities, including sports fields, and places for picnics. The historic Lane Theatre, now how to Crossroads Church, adds cultural value.  Between what's listed above, and the options in the surrounding area, you're never at a loss for what to do with your free time.

Education Near New Dorp

You'll also find a great selection of educational options within New Dorp. The area is home to several public schools, including P.S. 41 New DorpNew Dorp High School, and Staten Island Technical High School. These schools offer strong academic programs and supportive learning environments.

Beyond public schools, families also have access to the New Dorp branch of the New York Public Library for additional support. Opened in 1907, the library has been renovated to include modern facilities, while still retaining the historical character of the area. 

New Dorp FAQ

Q: What transportation options are available in New Dorp?

A: New Dorp is connected through the Staten Island Railway, with a station at New Dorp Lane and New Dorp Plaza. Numerous express and local bus routes are also available, including the S58, S74, S76, S78, S79 SBS, and several SIM express buses - fantastic for those who need access to other parts of Staten Island and Manhattan and don't necessarily want to rely on a personal car for every trip.

Q: What is the crime rate like in New Dorp?

A: New Dorp is also known for its low crime rates, making it a great place to live. The neighborhood is patrolled by the 122nd Precinct of the NYPD, which has a strong presence and works diligently to maintain the area.

Q: What type of person typically moves to New Dorp?

A: New Dorp attracts people from all walks of life, including families, working professionals in the area, as well as retirees. Whether you want a larger home, easy access to your workplace in the area, or a place that's a slower pace than the larger cities, New Dorp can offer something for just about anyone. 

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