South Orange is a wonderful, culturally diverse community with an urban downtown vibe with marvelous shops and restaurants, yet quaint neighborhoods with gaslit streets and architecturally stunning homes ranging from Mid-Century Modern to Historic Victorians. South Orange is also home to Seton Hall University! Ease of commute to Manhattan and its central location to many neighboring towns make South Orange one of the most desirable places to live in Essex County!
South Orange has two train stations, the South Orange station and the Montrose station. Both stations are on the Morris and Essex Line and provide service to Penn Station, Newark Broad Street and Hoboken. Easy access to I-78, 24, 2280, Garden State Parkway and New Jersey Turnpike. Newark Airport is 20 minutes away.
South Orange has a community pool, recreational facilities and playgrounds for the residents to enjoy. A perfect destination for running, hiking, biking and a dog run is the 2,000 acre nature preserve South Mountain Reservation. South Orange also has a Performing Arts Center known as SOPAC, which offers fabulous live performances.