Allendale is a small borough located in the northwest section of Bergen County, New Jersey. When viewing homes for sale in Allendale, NJ you can’t help to notice and feel that “small town feeling”. This quaint little town offers everything you’ll need but, without the “hustle and bustle” of the larger nearby towns. Allendale’s population is estimated at 6,906 for 2017 and three square miles in size which includes Crestwood Park.
Based on date from the NJMLS for the period of 01/01/19 through 12/31/19 there were 71 single family homes for sale in Allendale, NJ that sold. The median sales price for all single family homes sold in Allendale was $685,000.
During this same time period of the 71 homes sold, there were 16 homes for sale in Allendale, NJ that sold for $1,000,000 and up with a median sales price of $1,170,000.
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Crestwood Park is 71 acres and part of Allendale’s Park and Recreation Department. Crestwood Park is an all year round outdoor activity facility that offers three beaches, a man made lake, four tennis courts and numerous fields for football, soccer and baseball. During the winter and when permissible ice skating is available. During the summer months the lake is very active with “Events At The Lake“. “Events At The Lake” include family night, live bands, cover bands and movie night. All events at Crestwood Park are open to the general public.
Allendale Public Schools
One of the main reasons buyers choose Allendale to live in is for the school system. The Allendale School District serves public students from pre-kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the 2017-2018 school year the Allendale School District student population was 922. Hillside School serves students from pre-kindergarten through 3rd grade. Brookside Middle School offer classes to students in grades 4th through 8th grade.
Allendale students in grades 9th-12th attend Northern Highlands Regional High School along with students from Ho-Ho-Kus, Upper Saddle River and some Saddle River students. As of the 2017-2018 school enrollment at Northern Highlands Regional High School the student population was 1,352. Northern Highlands Regional High School is consistently ranked as a top high school in New Jersey with a Student-Teacher ratio of 12-1. Allendale students also have the option of attending one of three private high schools nearby. Students can chose from Don Bosco Prep which is an all boys high school in Ramsey, Bergen Catholic High School another all boys school located in Oradell or Paramus Catholic High School in Paramus, which is for boys and girls.
Allendale Roads and Highways
Allendale offers easy access to Route 17 north & south, along with access to Interstate 287 via Franklin Lakes and Mahwah. Route 17 north will lead you through Ramsey and Mahway to the New York State Thurway. The New York State Thruway south will turn into Interstate 287 east and enter Westchester County, New York. Route 17 south offers multiple destination points via Route 4 east and west, plus the Garden State Parkway southbound. There are four main roads in Allendale that allows for easy navigation in and out of town. They are Franklin Turnpike, Allendale Avenue, Brookside Avenue and Crescent Avenue.
Allendale Public Transportation
Allendale Train Station
Train service to the Hoboken Terminal is provided by by the NJ Transit Main Line & NJ Transit Bergen County Line. Both lines stop at the Secaucus Juntion where you can transfer lines to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan or to most other train lines.
Restaurants In Allendale NJ
Check out these local favorite restaurants in town where you can find something for everybody.
For more information on Allendale, NJ please feel free to contact Donald Fanelli, Coldwell Banker Real Estate.
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