10 Incredible Enclaves in Westchester

Quirky, historic, or just plain wonderful, these tight communities are worlds all their own.



Hamlet of Valhalla
With its affordable homes, central location, and walk-to Metro-North station, it’s great for commuters and first-time homebuyers.

Gedney Farms, White Plains
This historic residential park  has 345 pre-war homes—mostly Tudors and Colonials—and quiet streets.

Sparta Historic District, Ossining
A charming 18th-century settlement in the Town of Ossining.

Edgemont
Nicknamed “Scarsdale lite.”

Pocantico Hills
This pastoral, culture-rich hamlet sits amid Rockefeller-owned land.

Fort Hill Historic District, Peekskill
Breathtakingly colorful Victorians anchor a 47-acre bluff where a Colonial militia battled British troops.

BelleFair, Rye Brook
Originally a custom-home development built in the New Urbanism concept of self-contained community.

Usonia, Pleasantville
Called one of “America’s Prettiest Neighborhoods” by Forbes.

Captain Merritt’s Hill, Mount Kisco
This neighborhood off Route 133 as you enter the village has about 100 homes, most of them large Victorian and Colonial manses.

Mohegan Colony, Crompond
A four-season community, the Colony hosts a popular storytelling and music festival every summer.

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