Welcome to Westerleigh
Friendly, all-encompassing neighborhood with attractive homes
Want to live near top conveniences in a peaceful and attractive neighborhood? Westerleigh fits the bill in every imaginable way. With a wide range of retailers, exceptional dining, great local parks, gorgeous homes, and nearby schools, life is made easier in this Staten Island community. It is situated mid-island, making it effortless to access surrounding areas.
What is even more convenient about this neighborhood is its design. Rather than having stores, restaurants, and other local businesses scattered throughout, almost everything is located along (and just off of) Forest Avenue. This design has helped create residential areas that are free from busy, noisy roads. Here you get to enjoy both a quiet neighborhood and live minutes from big-city amenities.
Homes in Westerleigh are nothing short of idyllic. This gorgeous suburban community features residential properties that are both quaint and compact, as well as spacious single-family houses. As in many other parts of Staten Island, the predominant architectural styles are farmhouse and Victorian.
What to Love
- All-encompassing neighborhood
- Tranquil environment
- Convenient location
People & Lifestyle
A hallmark of life in Westerleigh is the friendly and inviting residents who live here. It is an absolute pleasure to get to know your neighbors. This culture has built a community-focused neighborhood that is a delight to live in.
Westerleigh is also known for its convenient location. Residents who need to access the city—or other parts of Staten Island—can do so with ease. The neighborhood is located minutes from both the Staten Island Expressway and the Dr. M.L.K Jr. Expressway.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Head over to Forest Avenue to find an abundance of every kind of shopping and dining experience. Everything you could want or need can be found in this concentrated area of top retailers and restaurants.
Upon relocating to Westerleigh, your weekly errand run will get easier than ever before. Check off everything on your to-do list at Target, Sherwin-Williams Paint Store, Michaels, Manuel Fish Market, G&G Italian Meat Market, PetSmart, and Party City. Further down Forest Avenue (and just outside of Westerleigh), you’ll discover even more convenient places to shop, including Kohl’s, Lowe’s Home Improvement, and The Home Depot.
Those in search of an outstanding dining experience will have no trouble finding highly rated restaurants in Westerleigh. When you’re making plans to eat at one of the area’s top establishments, consider favorites such as Jimmy Max
, O’Neill’s Staten Island
, Basil Cucina & Catering
, Baroma Bistro and Bar, Miyabi II Asian Fusion
, Ungaro Coal Fired Pizza Cafe
, G-Knows Cheesesteaks, and Island Cafe
Things to Do
In Westerleigh, there are many seasonal and year-round things to do that are unmissable for locals.
On the northern side of the community, you can spend the morning or afternoon at one of two area parks. Northerleigh Park is one of Staten Island’s favorite city parks, and Westerleigh Park is the site of events, art exhibits, and numerous field trips.
Another notable spot in Westerleigh is The Halloween House
, which is hosted by a resident. Locals can also access many of Staten Island’s top attractions—including museums, botanical gardens, the beach, and hiking trails—within minutes.
Westerleigh is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: