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Dawn, Renter in Staten Island, NY

is randall manor a good place to raise a family?

Asked by Dawn, Staten Island, NY Sun Oct 23, 2011

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We have lived in Randall Manor for about 5 years and are happy here. Two kids under 12. Walker Park and Silver Lake Park are both relatively close, Snug Harbor is beautiful. It is a relatively affordable area, diverse. Not perfect (what area is) but overall a great neighborhood to consider. It differs street to street so really look around. Re: schools, PS 45 also serves the Randall Manor area. There is also PS 65 which is a lottery school on St. Paul's Ave. but an excellent elementary school to look into. Our youngest attends it. Middle school is a challenge all over this island. Visit PS 61 if you can. The magnet program and arts programs are good. Our oldest would have attended but was accepted into a specialized middle school. Best to do your research and visit at different times of day as someone else suggested. Good luck!
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Absolutely! It's a great place for kids! Many generations have raised kids here....there are currently a bunch of kids from 4-5 thru teens who are here, as well as young adults who were raised here, still living with their families.
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Yes it is a lovely area, my close friend had two sons and were very happy in Randall Manor
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Dawn also check the NYC Department of education web site;…
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The New York Daily News Best Places To Live section addresses this neighborhood ;… and EverydayNYC writes; Randall Manor is full of kaleidoscopic Victorian homes with wrap-around porches and parlor rooms. Some even have views of New York Harbor and reduce Manhattan. Named for Captain Robert Randall, a owner of circuitously Snug Harbor — a former soldier retirement core that’s now a city park and informative core — a area has breezy streets with maple and elm trees heading adult a mountain to a ancestral neighborhood. The area was creatively grown as a summer vacation finish for rich Manhattanites who wanted to be closer to a H2O or in a cooler hills during prohibited Aug days.

The informative and ecological pull is Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden. One of a city’s loyal gems, a core was saved in partial by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis and remade into an 86-acre city park where concerts, art shows and other events take place. The architecture, a multiple of Greek revival, Beaux-Arts, Italianate and Vicorian, is as many a pull as a greenery. The Chinese Scholar’s Garden is one of a many peaceful, pleasing locations in a 5 boroughs.

Living options in Randall Manor embody Victorian homes, bungalows and 1950s section ranches and wooden homes. Four-bedroom homes with dual or 3 baths built in a 1920s are on a marketplace in a midst $400,000 range. Larger, 4,500-square-foot, seven-bedroom homes that were creatively rooming houses or single-family homes for rich merchants can cost upwards of $750,000. Rentals in these homes are available, infrequently as low as $1,100 for a one-bedroom. St. George, home to a Staten Island Ferry, is a five-minute drive.
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If you plan to send your children to public schools, I suggest you go to and enter Randl Manor schools:

P.S. 018 John G. Whittier, IS 61 William A Morris and Curtis High School

to see their rating, safety and graduation rate they provide to make a descision. If you plan to send your children to private schools, then you can still use Public school information to get an idea of the area. That goes fo any area on the island.

Yulia Freynk
Licensed Real Estate Agent
Robert Defalco Realty
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If unfamiliar with the area, do visit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; for school information see link below.
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