Neighborhood Guide: Rockleigh, NJ

Located in Bergen County, Rockleigh is a borough that was incorporated in 1923 and has the zip code 07647. The borough is one of the top places to live in New Jersey and borders Tappan, Norwood, Northvale, and Alpine. If you are looking to live in a borough that exudes an old world charm, you can never go wrong with choosing to make Rockleigh, NJ your home. Hey, this is also the right time for you to learn more about this neighborhood, which we are featuring in this spotlight!

Living in Rockleigh, NJ

The borough has historic ties to a Dutch colonial settlement and is an active player in preserving it. Compared to its high profile and nouveau rich neighbors, Rockleigh is considered to be more low-profile. However, you will find a wide variety of well established families living here. At first glance, you will find that the borough provides a whole new level of privacy and exclusivity, and the countryside atmosphere that is possesses just adds to its overall uniqueness as a neighborhood. As there are many modern conveniences located in and near the borough, all your daily needs can be easily taken care of. Your children will also be able to attend quality schools such as the Northvale Public School and Northern Valley Regional High School at Old Tappan. All in all, families that favor the finer things in life will find that Rockleigh is a match made in heaven.

Dining Spots

  • Biddy O’Malley’s Irish Bistro and Bar

Biddy O’Malley’s is a superlative Irish gastropub that is established in 2011. The restaurant is known to cook up contemporary American dishes and focuses on locally sourced provisions. If you are looking to dine in a relaxing, friendly, and comfortable environment, look no further than Biddy O’Malley’s. What’s more, you can indugle in a large selection of well-curated wine and craft beers. Every diner is guaranteed a very pleasant dining experience!

  • Zapata Mexican Restaurant

Sopa de Albondigas for lunch? Or Camarones mi Pueblo for dinner? Get your Mexican food fix at Zapata Mexican Restaurant, which is located at 779 Route 340, Palisades, NY! It is a hidden gem that features colorful decor and offers a lunch, dinner, kids, and dessert menu. Whether you are doing business in the area or just hanging out with friends, you can definitely find good food here.

Points of Interest

  • Palisades Interstate Park

The Palisades are the cliffs continuing on the north of Manhattan Island and the west bank of the Hudson River. Palisades Interstate Park Commission is the governing body of the Palisades Interstate Park, and was formed in 1900 by Foster M. Voorhees and Theodore Roosevelt. In 1965, the Palisades Interstate Park was designated a National Historic Landmark.

  • Rockleigh Golf Course

Located at the base of the Palisades western slope in Bergen County’s Northern Valley, you can find a 264-acre comfortable and roomy triple course. With a stellar continuous cart-path and drainage system, you can experience a pleasant golfing experience. What’s more, the rolling greensward and meadow provides a feeling of openness.

If you are thinking of living in Rockleigh, get in touch with a real estate agent to check out the best luxury properties that are available here in this borough. Check out these Rockleigh listings now.

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