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Essex Fells/North Caldwell

Essex fells is a small borough of about 1.5 sq miles with just over 2000 people.  It is known for its beautiful homes on large parcels and its graceful winding roads. As of 2020, the average sale price of a home in Essex Fells was 1,150,00.  With its nationally recognized Blue Ribbon schools and its good bus commute to NYC, Essex Fells is popular among home buyers seeking a little more space and privacy while remaining less than an hour from NYC.

Directly to the north of Essex Fells is the beautifully wooded town of North Caldwell. These two towns share a border and their school system. The West Essex Regional School District is a huge draw for families, both for academics and athletics.  North Caldwell is known for its larger lots and strong sense of community. NJFamily ranked North Caldwell #1 for family-friendly towns in Essex County in 2019  The average sale price for a home in North Caldwell is $740,000 in 2020. Fun Fact: Tony’s house in The Sopranos is in North Caldwell and an iconic Essex County hotspot. Many scenes were shot in town, as well.

Fun Fact: Tony’s house in The Sopranos is in North Caldwell and an iconic Essex County hotspot. Many scenes were shot in town, as well.