Alpine, NJ

Low key and happy to remain that way, historic Alpine is nestled in Bergen County, New Jersey, on the Hudson River. Upscale homes and privacy grace the well manicured estates and mansions that are found here. With a distance of 20 miles to New York City and the financial district, Alpine is a wonderful place to experience a cliff-top setting, majestic views, low taxes and marina access for your boat. Well preserved tree-line streets grace the town, and the ambiance is one of luxury and privacy. Close to the Palisades Interstate Parkway and County Route 502, the Borough of Alpine has easy access to Manhattan or Tenafly, New Jersey.

 

With no shopping centers in Alpine, the neighborhood includes a post office, where residents go to pick up mail. The town hall is adjacent to the police station; few services are offered, with resulting low taxes. The population is about 2400 residents, and Alpine is exclusive and quiet, a retreat from the busy world.

Among the residents of Alpine are artists, musicians and sports stars, as well as others seeking a beautiful and quiet setting close to the water. Moreover, there is no high school in the town; upper grade students travel to Tenafly. A public school in Alpine for k-8 is The Alpine School.

Residents and visitors enjoy visiting the stone clock tower in the Rio Vista area of Alpine; it is believed to be haunted and has an interesting history. Originally built by Manuel Rionda as way for his wife to view New York, work was halted on the tower after her death. Another highlight of the area is the Alpine Boat Basin, with picnic area, boat launch for canoe and kayak, fishing, riverfront views, hiking trails and marina and boat basin. Picnic at the open air pavilion made of stone; nearby is the Blackledge-Kearny house, built in 1750, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Alpine has all the convenience, privacy and beauty of a quiet upscale setting. It has been listed by Forbes Magazine as 4th in its "Most Expensive ZIP Codes". Moreover, it has also been called "one of the best places to live" in New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly. As a choice for those seeking a beautiful cliff-top setting surrounded by graceful trees and Hudson River views, Alpine brings the fine life home.


 


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