Cresskill is a charming, highly livable town that offers easy access to New York City and other major cities in the region as well as an affordable housing market and plentiful amenities. The town, named for the idyllic streams that run throughout it, offers a quiet and beautiful place to live that’s also conveniently near some of the nation’s largest cities and best attractions. Whether you are a family looking for a safe and comfortable place to live, a retiree looking for an affordable home to live in or a young professional working in New York City searching for your first starter home, Cresskill and its diverse housing market is just the place for you.


Cresskill plays host to a trove of beautiful parks, forests and public spaces that enhance the local quality of life and add to the town’s quaint charm. The town is also home to one of North Jersey’s finest school districts, the Cresskill Public School District. Top schools in the town include Merritt Memorial Elementry School, the Edward H. Bryan Elementry School, the Cresskill Middle School and the acclaimed Cresskill High School. Cresskill also offers an abundance of restaurants, galleries and shops as well as safe streets and a quiet atmosphere all around.

Cresskill’s economy is robust and benefits from its close proximity to New York City. It is home to a thriving small business community as well as major corporations that offer plentiful employment opportunities in fields such as finance, media and pharmaceuticals. Public transportation is widely available across the town and includes local bus services and direct access to Midtown Manhattan via the New Jersey Transit bus service. The town also enjoys good roads and numerous main roads like Rt. 501 and Rt. 505 that make traveling and commuting a breeze. Additionally, the town’s ideal location affords close and convenient access to New York City and its wealth of attractions as well as to the beautiful New Jersey Palisades, the Hudson River and the bountiful beaches of the New Jersey Shore.

Cresskill’s housing market offers home options like single-family homes, condos, duplexes, apartments and comfortable townhouses. Home prices are very affordable and enjoy relative stability even in tough economic times. Cresskill’s unique combination of property affordability,   as well as multi-million homes and strong home value is hard to beat.

A town that seamlessly blends affordable home prices with top-notch amenities and a high quality of life, Cresskill is clearly one of the top towns in North Jersey to live, work or retire in. No matter who you are, you’re sure to find something you love about it.

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