Closter

Located just northwest of New York City, Closter has a unique charm and appeal. This suburb also has plenty of vibrancy and color to it. With its newer and revitalized downtown area, there is always something fun and exciting happening for everyone to enjoy.  The town has developed a lot since its early history of being a farming community, and you can still see much of the beautiful greenery of this community’s natural environment reflected in present-day Closter. There are 10 different parks as well as a nature center. Between its downtown and its natural beauty, this suburb offers something for everyone to enjoy, adding to the already welcoming feel that Closter residents bring. The real estate opportunities in this neighborhood are diverse, with everything from well preserved colonial homes to more modern single-family homes, and everything in between.

Welcome to Closter

Located just northwest of New York City, Closter has a unique charm and appeal. This suburb also has plenty of vibrancy and color to it. With its newer and revitalized downtown area, there is always something fun and exciting happening for everyone to enjoy. 

 

The town has developed a lot since its early history of being a farming community, and you can still see much of the beautiful greenery of this community’s natural environment reflected in present-day Closter. There are 10 different parks as well as a nature center. Between its downtown and its natural beauty, this suburb offers something for everyone to enjoy, adding to the already welcoming feel that Closter residents bring. The real estate opportunities in this neighborhood are diverse, with everything from well preserved colonial homes to more modern single-family homes, and everything in between.

What to Love 

  • An upbeat feel and lots of energy
  • Lush green parks and a fun downtown area
  • Highly inviting suburban community
  • An ideal place for people with families.

Local Lifestyle

Friendliness is part of the fabric of the Closter lifestyle. Its residents have a strong sense of togetherness living in this suburban area. There are so many spaces in the neighborhood that promote socializing and community engagement. This can be seen through its parks, its nature center, the community events, and its downtown area filled with shops and restaurants. You’ll often find residents spending their days at one of these local spots in town. With so many welcoming neighbors and places for fun, it's no wonder this town is well known for being upbeat and bustling. There are excellent, highly ranked schools in the area as well as activities to do for people of all ages, so many people with families are attracted to everything that Closter has to offer. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Restaurants and shops can be found all throughout Closter, especially in the downtown area.

 

For all things shopping, people love to head to Closter Plaza. It has everything you could ever want all in one place, including Whole Foods, Target, Home Goods, and Starbucks.

 

The top pizza place in town is Rudy's Pizza. Serving freshly made pizza and other Italian dishes in a lovely atmosphere makes this restaurant one of Closter’s most popular. Stern & Bow Restaurant is another neighborhood favorite restaurant. They have three different bars, a seafood raw bar, a wood fire pizza bar, and of course a full-service alcohol bar. They’re best known for their seasonal and fresh regional American menu offerings. 

Things to Do

There is always something fun and exciting happening in this community. You’ll always see residents spending time outdoors or doing something downtown.

 

The Closter Nature Center is a place where you’ll find preserved trails, ponds, wildlife, and wetlands. It’s an amazing way to take in the great outdoors, especially with their programs for both kids and adults, and community events, all involving learning about and being involved in nature. 

 

The Closter CMX Cinema is another place residents love to frequent. They play all of the latest movies, have a concession stand with all your favorite movie snacks, and they even have a bar too.

Schools

Northern Valley Regional High School Demarest, Grades 9-12, Winner of the Blue Ribbon Award for academic excellence.


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