Our Towns

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Ardsley

Dobbs Ferry

Katonah

Peekskill

Sleepy Hollow

Armonk

Eastchester

Larchmont

Pelham

Somers

Bedford

Elmsford

Lewisboro

Pleasantville

Tarrytown

Briarcliff Manor

Harrison

Mamaroneck

Port Chester

Thornwood

Bronxville

Hartsdale

Mount Kisco

Pound Ridge

Tuckahoe

Chappaqua

Hastings-on-Hudson

Mount Vernon

Rye

Valhalla

Cortlandt Manor

Hawthorne

New Rochelle

Rye Brook

White Plains

Croton-on-Hudson

Irvington

North Salem

Scarsdale

Yonkers

 

 

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How to Spend a Day

What to do, see, and eat in our favorite Westchester towns

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Where to Eat and Drink Near Peekskill’s Paramount Theater

All the best drinks, dining, and (taco) dive bars to help you plan an evening around a show.

Where to Eat & Drink Around Mamaroneck’s Emelin Theatre

From Italian and iconic slices to Middle Eastern and a killer whiskey bar.

One Way to Spend the Perfect Day in Bronxville

This one-square-mile village has lots to offer, from boutique shopping to affordable dining.

Where to Grab Food Near The Capitol Theatre

Our guide to a night on the town near Port Chester’s mainstay music venue.

How to Spend a Perfect Saturday in New Rochelle

Here's a fun-filled itinerary for spending a day in the Queen City.

How to Spend a Saturday in Pleasantville

Your guide to traversing Pleasantville's pleasantly walkable downtown.

How to Spend a Saturday in Dobbs Ferry

Get up bright and early for a one-of-a-kind Ferry tale.

Where to Grab Food and Drink Around Tarrytown Music Hall

All the best bites and brews in a two-block radius.

How to Spend a Saturday in North Salem

We've got your whole day planned.

How to Spend a Saturday on the Riverfront

We've got your whole day planned for you in Croton-on-Hudson.

How to Spend a Saturday in Mamaroneck

We've got your whole day planned out.

How to Spend a Saturday in Peekskill

We've got you covered if you find yourself in the county's northernmost city.

How to Spend a Saturday in Scarsdale

Stop in at Galloway's Bakery in the morning, hit Vernon Hills Shopping Center for some shopping therapy, and finish off the day with a walk at the Greenburgh Nature Center

 

Market Watch

The latest and hottest residential properties on the Westchester market.

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Reenact ‘Downton Abbey’ in Your Own English-Style Manor

This sprawling estate sits on 19 acres of lush gardens and breathtaking views.

This Mamaroneck Victorian Was Once Owned by Silent Film Star Richard Barthelmess

Known as The Nook, the sprawling 1897 Victorian has been meticulously restored and updated.

Price Match: Waterfront Wow vs. Pretty in Pound Ridge

So much to love, especially the stunning pools — perfect for summer entertaining.

So You're Bidding on a $6 Million Mansion at Auction...

In the market for a new home? Try your luck bidding on this beautiful Scarsdale home going to auction June 29.

This Tudor Revival-Inspired Home Is Fit for a King

This grand 1920 Tudor Revival was extensively renovated last year, with new lighting, refurbished woodwork, interior painting and new modern bathrooms.

French Country Meets the Horsey Set

This stately home offers a taste of French country style in the heart of South Salem horse country.

8 Weekend Open Houses That’ll Knock Your Socks Off

… so you can wash and dry them in a spacious, modern laundry nook.

3 Open Houses You’ll Want to Hit This Weekend

Stop by these elegant Westchester homes — and maybe stay forever?

Luxury Living Without the Mortgage

This massive Ossining property has the allure of a grand estate and the flexibility of a rental.

This Isn't Your Traditional Lakeside Bungalow

A 1960s-era swim club is transformed into a modern-day, single-family showstopper.

4 Fantastic Waterfront Properties to Gush Over

Dreaming of your own private sloop? Maybe a nice little dock to call your own?

You Can Own One of George Washington’s Revolutionary War Headquarters

Built in 1740, this charming old home is one of the oldest houses in the town of New Castle.

Tour a Grand Tudor on the Grounds of Westchester Country Club

The 7-bedroom house sits on nearly two lushly planted acres.

Hudson Valley Farm Meets Bedford Estate at This 4-Acre Spread

Amba Farms is the ideal digs for the farmer looking for stylish new construction.

You'll Fall in Love With This Spacious New Classic's Gorgeous Interior

Fire places and hardwood floors bely the modern conveniences packed into this just-built Scarsdale home.

Have Room to Breathe in This Spacious Mamaroneck Home

Close to nature and also the City, this property is a commuter’s dream.

City Meets Suburbs With This Sleek, Chic Colonial

Urban styling and expansive living spaces add to this home's airy interior.

This Former Trump-Owned Waterfront Property Is Unbelievable

Enjoy a huge Greenwich estate once inhabited by Donald and Ivana Trump for a cool $45 million.

16 Floors of Amenity-Rich Rentals at These High-Rise Luxury Apartments

Continuum in White Plains offers posh, welcoming, and modern spaces for living.

You Have to Ogle This Mid-Century Marvel

This crib has a serious "wow" factor.

Believe It or Not, This $4 Million Mamaroneck Home Was Owned By Robert Ripley

This luxurious island home once owned by Robert Ripley (yes, that Ripley) is on the market for the first time in decades.

You Just Might Love Living in This Elegant Dome-icile

Be it ever so humble, there’s no place like dome.

Price Match: 2 Northern Westchester Country Charmers

If you’re set on cottage charm, you can’t go wrong with these gems.

You'll Want to Avoid Throwing Stones In This $2.45 Million Glass House

The Briarcliff Manor home is sleek, modern, and on the market.

This Mushroom House Built by the Guggenheim Designer Is a Work of Art

Take a trip through Frank Lloyd Wright's Sol Friedman House.

Hot Property: SOYO Lofts

Snag one of these brand new South Yonkers river view apartments before they’re gone.

You Have to See This $13 Million Modern-Day Gilded Mansion

With nine bedrooms, and nearly 5,000 sq ft of closet space, this stone-built manor — born from Millionaires’ Row — is fit for a king.

4 Homes With Fab Kitchens and Baths — That Could Be Yours

These Westchester homes feature kitchens and baths that you'll want to make your new home.

This Geometric Cozy Home Is an Architectural Marvel

A retro modern gem

Clintons Buy Second Chappaqua Home

Don't worry, they still have the first one, and it's right next door

Market Watch: Rye Homes for Sale

Check out these listings for one of Westchester's toniest towns

Modern Pound Ridge Home Offers Open Privacy

Inside or outside is the place to be in this property along a nature reserve

Market Watch: Live Like Hillary at this Chappaqua Lakefront Getaway

If you're looking to get away this (or any) summer, this property's ripe for the taking

Wall-to-Wall Windows Define This Waterfront Home

Long Island Sound views dazzle rain or shine.

Market Watch: Historic And Modern Intersect On The 1875 Bedford Hills Estate

Enjoy 8.5 acres of beautiful, usable land at “Broadlawns.”

Market Watch: Outdoors And Indoors Blend Seamlessly In This Briarcliff Colonial

Explore the serene, classic feel of this recently renovated estate.

The Best Of Italian Architecture Right In Your Backyard

Discover "La Quercia,” a Tuscan-style villa in the woods of Croton-on-Hudson.

Market Watch: Discover A Hidden “Tree House Jewel” In Chappaqua

Unique modern architecture puts nature on display.

Market Watch: Explore This 1843 True “Hidden Village Gem”

Detailed restoration plus modern amenities makes a winning combination.

Market Watch: A Colonial Like You've Never Seen

A home whose design blends warmth and elegance, classic and modern.

Relive The Gatsby Age In This Historic And Storied Manor

A 1920s Croton estate captures history and imagination.

Market Watch: A Bronxville Estate With Character To Impress

Sophistication and elegance rule in this 1927 stone Tudor.

Market Watch: The Adirondack Lodge, Reimagined

A 1932 cabin transforms into spectacular blended retreat.

Treetop Contemporary Wows Inside And Out

Interior design and nature merge in this minimalist design.

Market Watch: “Laurel Rock” Rocks With Whimsy and Character

Architectural details distinguish this 1930 Norman estate.

In Armonk, A Timeless Treasure

Take a look inside this unique custom-designed home by developer Jay Bialsky that blends the traditional with the ultra-modern.

A Scenic Cross River Estate To Explore (And Own, If You're Looking)

A bucolic setting reminiscent of living in a magical French painting.

A Contemporary Pound Ridge Compound To Contemplate

A masterpiece by late local architect Vuko Tashkovich can be yours to own.

 

Our Towns: The Numbers You Need 

Research by Aimee Hirsch

Population: www.city-data.com; Median Household Income: based on 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-year Estimates on www.factfinder.census.gov; Median Home Sale Price: Houlihan Lawrence; Median Property Taxes: Mary Beth Murphy, Westchester County Tax Commission; # of Houses Sold, Average # of Days on Market: Houlihan Lawrence; Property and Violent Crime Rate: www.bestplaces.net; Average Commute to Grand Central and Train Stations: Metropolitan Transit Authority; Main School District and Public High Schools: www.trulia.com

* There are multiple numbers in certain columns because of Cortlandt’s two school districts. *In cases where a town is served by multiple school districts, the district tax rates were averaged.
**Property crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100. Offenses include burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The US average is 43.5.
***Violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100. Composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter; forcible rape; robbery; and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.


 

Our Public Schools: The Numbers You Need

ZIP codes: high school’s ZIP code. 
Median household income: US Census Bureau Quickfacts 2012-2016 corresponds to ZIP code in preceding column
*Ardsley and Edgemont income obtained via US Census Bureau American Community Services 2011-2015.
**Somers corresponds to ZIP code 10589. Mean SAT scores: furnished by The College Board and reflects the 2015-2016 school year; SAT scores by school district. 
*** New Rochelle scores are 2014-2015 school year. All other data: obtained from NYSED School Report Card and reflects 2015-2016 school year. 
Average Class Size: reflects sophomore social-studies class during the 2015-2016 school year.

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