Welcome to Silver Lake
Idyllic suburban community with lakeside views
Silver Lake is a Staten Island community brimming with storybook charm. Gorgeous homes, immaculate landscaping, and abundant green space make this neighborhood one of the more desirable area locales. It is named after the lake that spans the community and provides residents with numerous spots for outdoor recreation.
Golf and tennis enthusiasts will especially adore Silver Lake. Along Lakewood Road, you can play singles or doubles at the Silver Lake Tennis Courts. A short drive away (along Victory Boulevard), you can reserve your tee time at the Silver Lake Golf Course. In addition to these top amenities, there is also a dog park, sports fields, and hiking trails.
Residential properties in Silver Lake are in high demand. Many single-family homes are grand and beautiful with a range of architectural styles. Buyers searching for a house with ample square footage and rooms—and who desire a higher degree of privacy and quiet—should consider relocating to Silver Lake.
What to Love
- Beautiful places for outdoor recreation
- Situated around Silver Lake
- Fantastic dining and shopping
People & Lifestyle
Peace and privacy are two valued characteristics of the Silver Lake neighborhood. Residential streets are relatively undisturbed and are not connected to the area’s busier roads. This affords locals an unmatched sense of serenity and quiet that is hard to find elsewhere.
Families, commuters, retirees, outdoor enthusiasts, and anyone seeking a calm, easygoing pace of life love this part of Staten Island. It is a hidden gem that almost feels too tranquil to be so close to the nation’s busiest cities.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Another popular aspect of living in Silver Lake is the many top places to shop and dine. Everything you need is always a quick walk or drive away.
Around Silver Lake, there are fantastic places to both grab daily essentials and browse for fun and leisure. Residents are particularly fond of the selection at places such as Lake View Wines & Liquors, Violet Wine & Spirits, Key Food Marketplace, Olive Tree Marketplace, and Rustic Music II
Looking to try some of the area’s highly rated restaurants? At every meal, you’ll find places with exceptional menus throughout Silver Lake. Favorites include Veranda Cafe
(located at the Silver Lake Golf Course), Marie’s Gourmet
, Clove Lakes Boat House, and The Stone House at Clove Lakes. You can discover even more of Silver Lake’s best dining establishments along Forest Avenue, including Sally’s Southern
, Jody’s Club Forest
, Cafe Milano Pizzeria and Restaurant
, The Kettle Black
, Burrito Bar
, and Panini Grill
Things to Do
Thanks to Silver Lake’s one-of-a-kind design and location, outdoor recreation is one of the top choices for those looking to enjoy their free time in the neighborhood.
Nearly every spot for outdoor recreation is contained within Silver Lake Park. This public park occupies a whopping 209 acres and encompasses the body of water known as Silver Lake. At this park, you can go golfing, play tennis, take your dog to the beautifully maintained dog park, go on a hike, enjoy a picnic lunch, run, or play one of your other favorite sports.
In addition to Silver Lake Park, Serpentine Ridge Nature Preserve and Serpentine Commons hiking area are also located within the community. Bordering Silver Lake is Clove Lake and the Clove Lakes Park, which provide even more space for outdoor recreation.
Silver Lake is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: