South Orange

Full of heart, community spirit, and peace, with beautiful homes that draw the eye and inspire the imagination.

About South Orange Real Estate

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Welcome to South Orange

Sister neighborhoods that share both school systems and an inviting atmosphere, South Orange is perfect for residents and visitors alike. Locals love the variety of amenities and the easy access to New York City, while tourists appreciate the many fabulous restaurants and locally-owned shops and boutiques. The wealth of festivals and parades that take place throughout the year ensure that the South Orange neighborhoods are bustling and full of flavor, and the beautiful parks and outdoor areas provide lots of scenic views.

What to Love

  • New York City is about one hour away
  • Many locally-owned businesses
  • Stunning homes with unique architecture
  • A family-friendly atmosphere

Local Lifestyle

South Orange has a strong community feel and a vibrant atmosphere that is apparent to all who visit the area. Sister neighborhoods that share school systems, South Orange is built on a foundation of community involvement. The area values local businesses, and you'll find charming local boutiques and shops on any given street, along with delightful cafes and eateries. Of course, if you want to experience everything New York City offers, you can get there in less than one hour, thanks to New Jersey transit options.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

If you are on the hunt for your next favorite date night destination, check out Bistro d'Azur. This fine-dining restaurant features a luxurious atmosphere and a menu full of delicious favorites, including staples such as grilled octopus, grilled Atlantic salmon, and fresh salads. Ariyoshi is another excellent option, a traditional Japanese restaurant that is well-known locally for its delicious sushi rolls. Enjoy friendly service and a welcoming environment as you dine on specialty sushi.
Perch Home is where South Orange locals go to pick up next-level home goods and gifts. This gift shop is a must for anyone who wants to experience the true spirit of the community, all while enjoying excellent shopping. Perch Home changes its inventory on a regular basis, so you are guaranteed to always find something new and exciting when you visit.

Things to Do

Whether you enjoy wandering around a museum or exploring the live music scene at a festival, you are sure to find ways to occupy your time in South Orange. The Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture is responsible for many of the area's most highly-anticipated festivals and events, including Maplewoodstock. This celebration of live music takes place in Maplewood every summer and features performances from musicians who have earned both local and national renown.

The Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture also hosts the popular Village Arts Festival. This beloved annual festival opens art studio doors around both towns to the public with live events in a variety of venues around town. If you want fresh air, head to Memorial Park, one of Maplewood's most popular parks and a popular community gathering spot. With a tennis court and a playground, Memorial Park is beautiful and inviting, with something for every age group to enjoy.

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