Livingston is a convenient commuter suburb, 14-square-mile in Essex County and 19 miles from Manhattan.
Most of the houses are split-levels or colonials on lots of a quarter to a half acre that sell around $500,000 to $700,000. Homes with one-acre lots are selling in the $900,000 area and large new estate homes often sell for over $2-5 million. If searching Luxury Homes in Livingston check out the Bel Air Neighborhood, or the newer Bel Air Woods area. Looking for an older established neighborhood, Chestnut Hill borders Short Hills NJ and features beautiful estates on 1-2 acre lots.
A major attraction to Livingston is the highly rated K-12 Public School District. It is divided into six K-5 elementary schools, Mount Pleasant Middle School for sixth graders, Heritage Middle School for grades 7 and 8 and Livingston High School. Nearly 70 percent of the teachers have advanced degrees and four of the six elementary schools scored in the top 10 percent in the state on last year’s fourth-grade achievement tests.
Livingston High School has 63 athletic teams and 17 advanced placement courses in the sciences, computer science, English, history, mathematics, art and foreign languages. To tour Livingston Homes for sale call 973-489-7916.