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If you’re ready for suburban living but want a quick commute to NYC, you might want to check out Tenafly, New Jersey—it’s only a 30- to 45-minute drive to Midtown Manhattan and has many parks, a downtown area with shops and restaurants, and the number one public school district in Bergen County.
When it comes to real estate, there’s a lot on the market right now. On Zillow, there are 146 houses listed in the relatively small borough. You can get a lot for your money too, the median sales price is $763,700, according to Zillow. Most of the houses here have large yards, garages, finished basements, and space for a home office, all desirable features in the Covid era.
There are many small parks like Sunnyside Park and Davis Johnson Gardens throughout Tenafly and large parks like Tenafly Nature Center and Greenbrook Nature Sanctuary. In downtown Tenafly, you’ll find restaurants like Brasserie Tenafly, The 130 Club, and Tavlin plus a Stop & Shop, Healthway Natural Foods, and Bow Tie Cinema.
So, if living in Tenafly sounds appealing to you, check out these five houses for less than $1,000,000, including a renovated colonial with a finished basement and a renovated ranch with an in-ground pool.
This three bedroom, four bath is asking $999,800. The colonial is located in a cul-de-sac and features hardwood floors, crown molding, recessed lighting, a fireplace, stainless steel Wolf and Viking appliances, detached garage, and a fully finished basement with a bath, rec room, and storage. The master bedroom has a third-floor loft that can be used as an office. Downtown Tenafly is a 10-minute walk away where you’ll find Stop & Shop and eateries like Axia Taverna and The 130 Club.
This three bedroom, four bath is asking $998,000. The house has hardwood floors, skylights, large windows, a fireplace, recessed and track lighting, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, an attached two-car garage with a studio apartment, and finished basement. Outside, there’s a multi-level deck, basketball court, and a landscaped yard with a koi pond and waterfall. Tenafly Nature Center, Montammy Golf Club, and Smith School are nearby.
This five bedroom, three bath is asking $989,000. The renovated house has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, a fireplace, vaulted ceilings, an eat-in kitchen with Viking appliances, a finished basement with laundry, gym, and storage, an attached garage, and deck. Froggy Park, Tenafly Middle School, and downtown Tenafly are nearby.
This five bedroom, four bath is asking $899,000. The renovated colonial has refinished hardwood floors, recessed lighting, new windows, a new roof, central air conditioning, stainless steel appliances including a wine fridge, built-in bookshelves, two fireplaces, a finished basement, and a stream in the landscaped backyard. Davis Johnson Gardens and Tenafly Nature Center are nearby.
This four bedroom, two bath is asking $849,000, after a $40,000 price drop in July. The open-concept house features vaulted ceilings, hardwood floors, a fireplace, skylights, built-in bookshelves, central air conditioning, a two-car garage, and an inground pool and patio. Walnut Park and Sunnyside Park are nearby.