Old Tappan is considered to be an extremely desirable neighborhood with an excellent school system.  Old Tappan is for those seeking a more rural feel but is still only 12 miles from New York City. Old Tappan is approximately 3.9 square miles. For the avid golfer Old Tappan Golf Course has a beautiful course for any level of golfer.  Old Tappan offers its residents an elementary school, a middle school and students attend Northvern Valley Regional High School which is shared with four neighboring towns.  This desirable town offers houses in the range of low $300,000 to multi-million dollar range.