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Englewood Cliffs

Affluent NYC bedroom community on the banks of the Hudson




Welcome To Englewood Cliffs



Englewood Cliffs is an affluent NYC bedroom community located in Bergen County, within a 10-mile drive of Manhattan and just a mile north of the George Washington Bridge. The community stretches for two miles along the west bank of the Hudson River. Englewood Cliffs’ low property tax has attracted both residents and major corporations, with several household-name companies maintaining headquarters here.

The real estate includes luxurious gated estates and spacious single-family homes in a variety of styles. Colonials are particularly prevalent, with other lavish properties inspired by French chateaus and Georgian grandeur. Masterfully designed and crafted, these inspiring homes provide an incredible living space within easy reach of NYC.

What to Love


  • Close to Manhattan
  • Lavish homes
  • Allison Park
  • Palisades Interstate Park

People & Lifestyle

Englewood Cliffs is home to CNBC’s world headquarters and the North American headquarters of Ferrari, LG, and Unilever. There are also several financial firms, car dealerships, and other services operating within the community. Many of Englewood Cliffs’ 5,400 residents commute into Manhattan.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

While Englewood Cliffs doesn’t have a dedicated downtown area, there are several mom-and-pop stores and specialty retailers dotted along Sylvan Avenue. Happy Hello Shop is a whimsical children’s store with a uniquely curated collection of clothing, books, and toys. Wildflowers is a high-end florist specializing in providing the perfect arrangement for important events. Sylvan Avenue is also home to Tie the Knot Wedding House, a one-stop location for all aspects of wedding planning and preparation.

The adjacent community of Englewood had a downtown area with a variety of shops and restaurants. Englewood’s dining highlights include Mediterranean wraps at Bennies, Argentinian-influenced New American dishes at Emma, and delectable desserts at Balthazar Bakery.

Things to Do

The scenic west bank of the Hudson River is the source of the “cliffs” in Englewood Cliffs’ name. Allison Park covers eight clifftop acres along the Hudson’s edge, with paved walkways and ornamental gardens. The 12-mile-long Palisades Interstate Park runs alongside the Hudson, offering beautiful natural scenery and great views across the river to New York City. The public marina of Englewood Boat Basin is located at the foot of the Palisades Park.

Around 200 performances are staged at the Bergen Arts Center in nearby Englewood every year. Many legendary performers have graced the stage of this not-for-profit theater over its decades of operation. It also offers world-class dance, music, theater, and voice training.

Schools

Englewood Cliffs’ grade schools are operated by the Englewood Cliffs School District, with Englewood Public School District providing the local high school.

  • North Cliff School, PK-2
  • Upper School, 3-8
  • Dwight Morrow High School, Public, 9-12