Verona NJ

Hailed by New Jersey Monthly in 2008 as one of the top places to live in the state, Verona offers an exceptional quality of life, attractive homes and easy access to New York City. Known for its mix of small town charm and close proximity to big city amenities, this friendly town enjoys acclaimed public schools provided by the Verona Public School District, easy access to New Jersey Transit and Newark International Airport, a strong economy and abundant parkland. For homebuyers looking for a convenient and livable town with great schools and other amenities, Verona is just the right place to look.

Homes for sale in Verona NJ offer close proximity to New York City.  As of March, 2018, there are 35 active listings in the town ranging from $169,000 for a 1 bedroom condo to a stunning 6 bedroom, 4-1/2 bath tudor in the prestigious Afterglow section listed at $1,110,000. The range of prices for properties that have recently gone under contract are $209,000 to $929,000.  Condos within the town range from garden style condos to luxurious high rise living in the Claridge House with doorman service to the townhouses at Beacon Hill.  There are different sections of town and each area has its own neighborhood school.  Styles of homes include classic center hall colonials, sprawling split levels, tudors, capes and ranches.

History, Location and Community

Verona is located in Essex County in Northern New Jersey, not far from New York City. First settled in 1702, the town thrived for generations on farming and trading. After being officially incorporated in 1902, it became a premier suburb of New York City in the years following the Second World War. Nowadays it is known for its top-notch school district, exceptional quality of life and family-friendly appeal, making it one of the best places to live in the state.

Parks and Recreation

The town offers a wide array of parks, lakes, trails and other public spaces to enjoy throughout the year. Verona Park (, known for its idyllic beauty, offers the perfect place to relax while Kip’s Castle Park and Eagle Rock Reservation are great places for rest and leisure as well. Other top parks and trails in the Verona area include the Hilltop Reservation, the West Essex Trail and the scenic Lenape Trail.

Attractions and Activities

In addition to its close proximity to the Jersey Shore and New York City’sworld-renowned collection of attractions and landmarks, Verona offers local attractions such as Kip’s Castle Park, the Lenape Trail, the Verona Public Library and the beautiful Verona Park.


Local events in this family-friendly town include special activities at the Verona Public Library, an Oktoberfest celebration, local sports games and even more to discover throughout the year (

Verona: One of New Jersey’s Top Places to Live

Having lived in Verona myself, I am very knowledgeable about the town and all that it offers.  I would welcome the opportunity to introduce you to this charming town.

Barbara Gargiulo
Barbara Gargiulo
32 Valley Road Montclair NJ 07042