Neighborhood of the Week: Wyckoff

Neighborhood of the Week: Wyckoff

  • Feagles Team
  • 02/5/23

Nicknamed the “Garden Town in the Garden State,” Wyckoff is an idyllic neighborhood with a residential population of about 16,000. Only 27 miles from the hustle and bustle of New York City, Wyckoff, NJ, is perfect for people looking to enjoy the peace and quiet of a residential community while still being within driving distance of new experiences in the city. In this guide, we will be providing an overview of Wyckoff, including the current housing market, the climate, and the way of life that many residents of Wyckoff love and value.

The Wyckoff housing market

The Wyckoff real estate market is part of the broader Bergen County market, which, as of December 2022, has reported a 9.3% increase in the median value of single-family homes compared to December 2021. Inventory, on the other hand, has experienced a sharp decline of 26%, dropping from a little over 1,000 units in December 2021 to just about 890 Wyckoff homes for sale as of December 2022. The market is fairly competitive with these low inventory numbers, and the increase in median price suggests a growing demand. Buyers interested in Wyckoff homes for sale should consider starting their search now before prices increase even more.
Townhomes and condos have witnessed a median price increase of about 5%, while the inventory has seen a 27.5% plummet from 731 units in December 2021 to a mere 530 in December 2022. Townhomes and condos are selling out fast, leading to competitive bids among buyers. If you’re interested in a townhouse or condo, it would be wise to start browsing now.

Climate and weather

Wyckoff has a humid subtropical climate, with summers generally being hot and humid, while winters are typically mild to cool. During the warm season, the average daily temperature is near or above 75 degrees; on the other hand, the cold season sees an average daily temperature of near or below 46 degrees. The hottest month is July, and the coldest is January. Data suggests that the best time for outdoor activities is from mid-July to mid-September.
It rains a steady amount throughout the year, with September usually seeing the most rainfall and an average of 3.8 inches. Snowfall is to be expected from early November to early April, with the most snowfall in January.

Notable restaurants

The neighborhood is home to a delectable variety of restaurants and bistros featuring flavors from around the world. Below are a few of Wyckoff’s local favorites.
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The Brick House

179 Godwin Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481
Offering succulent, prime steaks and freshly-caught seafood, the exquisite and elegant Brick House is one of New Jersey’s top destinations for dinner events and special occasions. The steakhouse has recently renovated its space into a grand banquet hall, perfect for weddings, corporate events, and more.

327 Franklin Ave Suite J, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Souls with a taste for authentic Mexican cuisine can find solace in the Blue Moon Mexican Cafe, a local cafe and bar chain serving mouthwatering chili, tacos, and more, including classic margaritas. The cafe also features live music and trivia events for an extra added bit of excitement to your night.

Aldo's Italian Restaurant & Pane E Vino

640 Wyckoff Ave, Wyckoff, NJ 07481

Lovers of Italian food will find perfection at Aldo’s Italian Restaurant, the sister restaurant to the Brick House. As an elegant, cozy bistro housing a chic bar and liquor store, Aldo’s has served delicious meals and customer satisfaction for over 30 years, marking the restaurant as a longtime local favorite that everyone should try.

Nearby attractions

Immersed in the tranquil landscape of the Northeast, Wyckoff enjoys close proximity to natural parks and nature preserves that capture the timeless beauty of the earth and its bounty.

Campgaw Mountain Ski Area

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Come learn the thrill of mountain skiing at the nearby Campgaw Mountain Ski Area, a winter sports complex offering exciting ski runs, snowboarding, and snow tubing for kids and adults of all ages. The complex and courses are small, making it a great learning experience for first-time and beginner skiers. During the summer, guests may also enjoy hiking trails through the oak forest.

Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve

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The Franklin Lakes Nature Preserve is a 120 acre park tucked between the ridges of the Watchung Mountains and situated around a large, captivating lake perfect for kayaking and boating. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy the various hiking trails, inviting them to behold the natural, breathtaking beauty of the Northeast.

Tomasello Winery Tasting Room

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At Abma’s Farm, the Tomasello Winery Tasting Room is a popular destination for wine lovers looking to sample local wines. The winery sources its ingredients from the farm itself, showcasing the fruits of the local agriculture worth savoring. Guests may also order cheese platters to accompany their wine. All wine tastings require a reservation, so be sure to give them a call.


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Wyckoff is well-reputed for its high-quality schools and education. The Wyckoff School District comprises five public schools serving students from pre-kindergarten all the way to eighth grade. These schools include Coolidge Elementary School, Lincoln Elementary School, Sicomac Elementary School, Washington Elementary School, and Eisenhower Middle School. Private schools include the Eastern Christian Middle School and the Saint Elizabeth School.
If Wyckoff sounds like the perfect neighborhood for you and your family, you’ll want to get in touch with the Feagles Home Team, a family-owned and operated real estate firm with over 25 years of combined experience in the area. They provide their clients with specialized service and expertise, assisting them with all matters related to Wyckoff real estate. The Feagles Home Team is committed to helping you find the perfect home, so be sure to contact them as soon as possible. Your newfound sanctuary is but a message or call away.

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