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Top 10 Condos and Co-Ops for Sale
By Robert Schork
We asked Maria Clair-Howard, a multi-million-dollar Realtor with Houlihan Lawrence in White Plains to scour the county from Yonkers to Yorktown to find the very best of the best buys in condos and co-ops. Here are her top-10 picks in the county (listed alphabetically).
Bronxville Glen, #608
$394,900 (2 BR, 2 BA condo)
Description: This spacious unit has gorgeous updates, including a state-of-the-art kitchen, many closets, and an in-unit laundry. The complex’s amenities: indoor and outdoor pools, fitness room, sauna, and 24-hour security. It’s within walking distance to the Fleetwood Metro-North station and has ample parking for residents and guests.
Why it’s a great buy: “When you’re here, you feel like you are on vacation—a great price for a great place.”
Trump Plaza, #703
$479,900 (1BR, 1.5 BA condo)
Description: Granite counter tops, stainless appliances, designer cabinets, spa-inspired master bath, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the Long Island Sound and Manhattan, powder room, walk-in closets, in-unit laundry. Amenities include 24-hour doorman, indoor heated pool, fitness center, rooftop terrace, screening room, playroom, clubhouse room, and valet parking. No restriction on pets, and within walking distance to Metro-North, New Roc City, entertainment, and shopping.
Why it’s a great buy: “As the lowest-priced unit at the luxury Trump Plaza, this is just a deal too good to pass up. Plus, they are discounting prices to serious buyers—where else can you get the quality of Trump at a price like this?”
The Parkview, #2K
$136,500 (2 BR, 1BA co-op)
Description: A contemporary with brand-new window frames/trim, base moldings, radiator boxes, natural wood doors, light fixtures,—even refinished hardwood floors throughout. The bathroom features custom tile work and a Kohler shower door. Amenities include a pool, parking, playground, and a workout room. Just minutes from downtown and the Metro-North station.
Why it’s a great buy: “This building features amazing layouts—so spacious—and the price for this unit cannot be beat! And this one has been fully updated to boot. Two bedrooms for this price—need I say more?”
Villa at the Woods, #5103
$275,000 (2 BR, 1 BA condo)
Description: Bright corner unit in a converted schoolhouse with 12-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, and panoramic views. It’s pet-friendly, but with weight restrictions. There’s a pool, tennis courts, and workout facilities. A short commute to Metro-North and shopping.
Why it’s a great buy: “SoHo living in Peekskill! This unit has been beautifully upgraded and offers the best price for the space in the complex. Just lovely!”
Scarborough Manor, #3P-2
$425,000 (2 BR, 2 BA co-op)
Description: Large two-bedroom unit with Hudson River views. Freshly painted, with crown moldings and many updates, including a new bath. Gated complex with 24-hour security offers a commuter van to the Metro-North station, which is just a short walk away, plus tennis courts, heated pool, fitness room, and clubhouse. Outdoor parking is included in monthly maintenance.
Why it’s a great buy: “A fabulous unit with views that are priceless. Totally move-in ready with twenty-four-hour gatehouse security, minutes to train, and a park-like setting.”
Garth Manor, #A3B
$389,000 (3 BR, 2BA co-op)
Description: Fully renovated corner unit in the only true doorman building on Garth Road features three bedrooms, two renovated bathrooms, parquet floors throughout, and an updated kitchen with granite countertops, plus a large screened terrace. The building features laundry on each floor.
Why it’s a great buy: “An amazing size and a rare find for a three-bedroom co-op! That plus the renovated baths, doorman, terrace—that’s a lot for the price.”
The Quay, #283
$539,000 (2 BR, 2.5 BA condo)
Description: Updated corner unit with Hudson River views features an updated eat-in kitchen, formal dining area with a private patio, and a sunken living room with fireplace. Master bedroom suite has a private deck with river views. Garage and additional parking space included. Amenities include pool, clubhouse, and tennis courts.
Why it’s a great buy: “This unit is in one of the most sought-after complexes on the river—and the price is great for the condition and the location. It’s a super value!”
Palmer Towers, #3A
$225,000 (2 BR, 1 BA co-op)
Description: Just steps to Central Avenue and the express bus to New York City, this unit features a new kitchen with beautiful wood cabinets and granite counters, a new bath, high beamed ceilings, and parquet wood floors. The assigned indoor parking spot transfers to the new owner (for $60/month), and the building also offers a rarity—visitor parking. The building is dog-friendly and has a pool.
Why it’s a great buy: “It’s a main-floor entry unit with high ceilings, which adds an airy feel—and it’s totally renovated. It’s absolutely move-in—no work to do. Plus, the indoor parking spot that transfers with the unit makes this the best in the building.”
River Edge, #6D
$188,000 (1 BR, 1BA co-op)
Description: In one of the few fully pet-friendly co-ops, this unit, in move-in condition, features a terrace overlooking the Lenoir Preserve, a full-size dining area, and an eat-in kitchen. The master bedroom has a full slider to a terrace. Amenities include an indoor pool, a gym room with sauna, and an outdoor pool with barbecue area.
Why it’s a great buy: “This one has it all—it’s beautifully renovated, with views that make you feel you are in your own private woods. Just call the movers and you are home.”
Scrimshaw House, #10-I
$295,000 (1 BR, 1 BA condo)
Description: A view not to be missed! This unit, located right on the waterfront, has a 325-square-foot terrace, providing spectacular views and abundant light. Newly repainted, it features ample closets, parquet floors, and updated kitchen appliances. Metro-North express train or the Water Taxi to downtown is right there. The building is pet-friendly without restrictions, has a gym, and is steps from the pier.
Why it’s a great buy: “It’s the best-priced unit in the Scrimshaw with the best the building has to offer: a great terrace and the river view is not to be missed—just spectacular. And the money you save on this unit you can use to dine at X2O!”