Upper Saddle River is a town in northern New Jersey that borders the New York state line and is distinct from the neighboring town of Saddle River. It is just 35 minutes from Manhattan by car and is conveniently nearby major highways to help get you there whether it is for work or play. While it is close to these major roadways and the city itself, Upper Saddle River is a more rural setting with large lots and well established trees throughout. Not only is it a Tree City USA town but it was designated as a NJ Healthy Town and has earned sustainability certifications.
In addition to these designations and certifications, Upper Saddle River has one of the top ranked school districts in the entire state of New Jersey with three highly ranked elementary schools and a highly ranked regional high school called High School Northern Highlands making it a highly desirable location for some due to these educational opportunities.
Upper Saddle River Luxury Homes
Upper Saddle River is a very affluent town and has one of the highest capita-per-incomes in the state. Due to this there are many luxury homes in Upper Saddle River for your choosing. However, it was not always a target for luxury home buyers in the area. Prior to development of the town, the space was a farming community which featured dairy farms, apple orchards and strawberry fields. While the area has become more developed the overall feel of Upper Saddle River as being a luxurious and comforting rural setting remains. The fact that most homes are on one acre or more emphasizes its rural setting.
Luxury homes in Upper Saddle River range from historic homes that have been certified by The Upper Saddle River Historic Preservation Commission to brand new construction. Most homes in Upper Saddle River are country settings on rolling hills and wooded lots. However, Anona Lake is a lake community within Upper Saddle River and is a private community. Residences and properties outside of the Anona Lake community are still very private due to the rural nature of the town. With many custom-built homes and homes built by highly regarded builders there is certainly a property in Upper Saddle River that will fit your needs.
However, if there is not an existing home that meets your needs, new construction is on the rise in Upper Saddle River and we can introduce you to very highly rated local builders to start developing your dream.
In Upper Saddle River, the most desirable locations are cul-de-sac streets within the town. While Upper Saddle River is already a quiet and private town, these cul-de-sac streets provide an even quieter experience for residents as there is minimal traffic and the end of the street is typically heavily wooded
Living in Upper Saddle River
If you are looking for a serene and peaceful setting that still has easy access to New York City and major roadways, then Upper Saddle River may be the right fit for you. At over 100 years old, the town has grown a strong community over the years. The Upper Saddle River Historic Preservation Commission has deemed many sites and homes as historic. In addition to The Upper Saddle River Historic Preservation Commission, there are many other worthy organizations, including women’s and senior’s clubs. For younger residents, there are also robust sporting programs.
Special Properties lives and works in the Upper Saddle River area and is very familiar with the town as well as the real estate in Upper Saddle River. If you are considering buying or selling a luxury home in Upper Saddle River be sure to contact Special Properties first. We will provide a level of service that is unmatched and caters specifically to the luxury home market.
You can also reach out to receive a tour of the area as well if you are moving here for the first time. Our local experts will take you out and show you what to expect and listen to what you say to determine where they think the best for you might be.
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