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Situated along the majestic Hudson River, Edgewater, NJ area real estate is host to beautiful waterfront views hugged on the western side by the dramatic Palisades Cliffs. Located just north of North Bergen, Edgewater is a breathtaking vista with year round recreational entertainment, fine dining, upscale shopping, and wonderful schools. All the more reason to start your search for all Edgewater condos for sale today!
Getting a Great Education in Edgewater, NJ
Small classes, excellent teachers and enriching curriculum makes the Edgewater Public Schools a wonderful choice for your children. Edgewater Public Schools serves kindergarten through sixth grade, then for grades 7-12 students attend the Leonia Public Schools as part of the sending/receiving relationship between the two school systems. Both keep small numbers and fantastic teacher/student ratios. The high school only had 630 students for all of grades 9-12 for the 2006 school year, with the majority of seniors going on to higher education or trade schooling.
More to Love in Edgewater
Edgewater, NJ homes for sale offer recreational opportunities and plenty of space for whatever sports or activities you enjoy. A large community center and American Legion Post 116 host many year round community events, from school fund raisers to charity balls.
Your family will also enjoy the Veterans' Field, which provides indoor and outdoor basketball courts, three softball fields, a 1/3 mile-long track which accommodates runners, walkers and skaters; tennis courts, a Little League field and a playground. The Veterans' Fiels is also home of a large American flag which can be seen easily from across the river in Manhattan.
The River Walk is a popular promenade along the Hudson and is part of the Hudson River Waterfront Walkway. The River Walk is the perfect place to enjoy the lovely Hudson River with amazing views of Manhattan.
Polly Wants a Cracker-The Edgewater Parrots
Edgewater is home to a free-flying colony of Monk Parakeets, also known as Quaker Parrots. They are small, green parrots that have lived in Edgewater since 1980 and at last count (in 2008) were numbered at 230 in the flock. The lovely little birds are easily seen in the Memorial Park, along the River Road area, and Route 5. The parrots build large, permanent nests that make their nesting spots easy to find and observe. It is unknown how the birds came to be in Edgewater, but is is speculated that they escaped form a damaged crate at John F. Kennedy Airport in the 1960s.
Edgewater, NJ Relocation
Welcome home to Edgewater. If you are moving from another area or state, you will find our Edgewater Relocation Guide an invaluable resource to help you get settled. Our Edgewater Home Buying Guide will also help you with about the local real estate market and tips for making your home buying experience smooth.You can start your search of the Edgewater real estate MLS or simply contact me, Walter Burns, your expert Edgewater NJ real estate agent for more information.