Welcome to Willowbrook
Charming suburban community with ample green space
Situated in the Mid-Island region of Staten Island, Willowbrook is an incredibly desirable suburban community. The area is heavily residential and offers locals a peaceful escape from the busyness of city life. Steps from home, you’ll find top amenities—including favorite neighborhood restaurants, boutiques, markets, schools, and so much more.
Those working in Newark or New York City especially appreciate the convenience of living in Willowbrook. The Staten Island Expressway links up with this neighborhood, making it effortless to get wherever you need to go. Another highlight of this community is its plentiful green space. Westwood Park and Willowbrook Park are just two nearby spots where locals can get outdoors and enjoy the fresh air.
Homes in Willowbrook are a fantastic value for the price. In this neighborhood, you can purchase a spacious single-family home for a fraction of the cost of living in the city. The majority of the residential properties were built between the 1960s and 1970s. This gives the community a distinctly vintage feel, which further enhances its charm and character. Prospective buyers can expect to spend between $500,000 and $850,000 on a house in Willowbrook.
What to Love
- Easy commute to both Newark and New York City
- Plenty of places to enjoy the outdoors
- Charming residential areas in a suburban setting
People & Lifestyle
Willowbrook is the ideal locale for individuals and families who want to reside in a suburban oasis. Those who wish to or need to live near the area’s big cities yet desire life in a more peaceful residential area will fall head over heels for this sought-after community.
The neighborhood is especially suitable for families who need extra square footage at a great price. Homes in Willowbrook typically have three to four bedrooms, as well as front lawns and backyards. You can easily find a property that is perfect for days spent playing catch, running through sprinklers, or enjoying a backyard barbeque with family and friends.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
As a resident of Willowbrook, you’ll be minutes away from the area’s best shopping and dining establishments.
When it’s time to stock up on the essentials, you have plenty of stores to visit in the immediate area. Local favorites include Bradley Bagels, Bradley Food Mart, Taster’s Market, Dardania Mini Mart, Beyar’s Market
, SuperFresh, and Belfiore Meats & Catering
. Be sure to also check out other noteworthy shops in the area, including Noble Furniture
and City Wine Cellar
Whether you prefer locally-owned restaurants or regional/national chains, there is an abundance of quality dining establishments around Willowbrook. In this neighborhood, you’ll have quick and easy access to places such as Buffalo Wild Wings, Hawaii Poke Bowl, Pho Mac
, Willowbrook Farms (deli), Bagels N’ Buns
, Dairy Palace
, DiLeo’s Pizzeria
, Z One Diner
, Tim Hortons, and Mike’s Unicorn Diner
Things to Do
Willowbrook is well-known for its numerous outdoor spaces. Whether you’re enjoying a warm and sunny day in the summer or looking for a spot to play in the snow during the winter, you’ll have multiple green spaces within walking distance.
The neighborhood’s largest park is Willowbrook Park. This city park features multiple sports fields, a butterfly garden, and even a lake designed for canoeing. At the park, you will also find the Carousel For All Children, a Victorian-style carousel that is open to the public from May through Columbus Day.
Aside from Willowbrook Park, be sure to check out Westwood Park, Young Israel Park, and Gaeta Park. Other fun things to do in Willowbrook include the Amazing Escape Room Staten Island
and the Community Tennis Center.
Willowbrook is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: