Although the village itself does not have any immediate access to the Hudson, this tiny village—a part of the town of Greenburgh—is commonly referred to as one of the Rivertowns. However, Ardsley is permeated by a subtler version of the artsy Rivertown vibe and is predominantly residential.
Within the one square mile that outlines the village lies a tight-knit school district comprised of one elementary school, one middle school, and one high school.
It doesn't have a bustling town life, but what's there is centered around the malls that align Saw Mill River Road, where a few independent shops, restaurants, and chain stores lie neatly tucked in.
Although Ardsley is quite small, it features multiple parks (including county-run Macy Park and Ashford Park) where both school children and adults are able to spend their spare time during the spring and summer months.