GET TO KNOW SOUND SHORE
While we believe the best way to know if Sound Shore is the ideal community for you is to experience it yourself, we want to give you a good glimpse of the neighborhood right here. Keep scrolling to learn more about the Sound Shore's lifestyle and appeal.
The Sound Shore is your match made in Westchester to transition you from the city trendsetter that you are to a new, stylish suburbanite.
BIGGEST APPEAL Peaceful living on the Long Island Sound
VIBE Sophisticated + tranquil
COMMUTE TO GRAND CENTRAL 30-45 minutes, 45 minutes - 1 hour
A QUICK NOTE In Westchester County there are incorporated cities and incorporated towns. The cities are highly autonomous and independent from the towns, providing all services to its residents. The towns contain incorporated villages and unincorporated hamlets. Each town provides most municipal services for their residences and selected services for residents of their villages. The incorporated villages pay taxes to and receive services from their respective towns. Hamlets are former villages that dissolved their incorporation.
Rye is home to Playland Park, an Art-Deco style amusement park that has been operating since 1928. Residents throughout Westchester County are drawn to its family-fun rides, original charm and wholesome entertainment. It has even drawn filmmakers: Tom Hanks dances on the Playland boardwalk in the movie, Big.
The area is a shoreline retreat with home to private beaches and inlets, unique attractions for kids and a lively restaurant scene. Stroll through the downtowns to find specialty shops, galleries and eateries that bring excitement to the otherwise serene surroundings. Country clubs are abound in the area offering golfing and beaches with a shared community spirit. Residents can also indulge in the open space and nature with unique public parks that cater to all ages and pets.
The towns in the Sound Shore are tranquil yet eclectic, hugging about 36 miles of the Long Island Sound coastline. Boaters and water lovers are attracted to the harbors and marinas that delightfully influence their everyday living. With its convenience to the city and strong public school systems, the Sound Shore is a sought after location for growing commuter families.
The Sound Shore towns each have their own unique vibes - from low-key suburban neighborhoods to walkable urban apartments and everything in between.
LEARN ABOUT THE DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES BELOW
CITY OF NEW ROCHELLE Downtown has seen a recent boom of new development attracting young commuters to its vibrant city lifestyle and known walkability factor. Within the neighborhood you can find stately historic homes from the 19th century, newly built condominiums, turn-of-the-century apartment buildings and multi-and single-family homes.
TRAIN STATIONS: New Rochelle: 37 minutes to Grand Central
VILLAGE OF LARCHMONT Homes in Larchmont have an abundance of character including Victorians with wrap-around porches, Capes with picket fences and condos and co-ops closer to the walkable downtown. Modest homes can be found closer to the village’s downtown and New Rochelle border, as well as several apartment buildings. Further out you’ll find houses on quarter-acre lots and multi-million dollar colonials near the waterfront. Residents have the extra perk of opting in for a private membership to their town beach along the Sound.
TRAIN STATIONS: Larchmont: 38 minutes to Grand Central
TOWN + VILLAGE OF MAMARONECK Mamaroneck takes advantage of its coastal location with grand estates along the shoreline. Within the village you can find everything from new luxury apartments to charming ranches and modestly priced family homes. The highly regarded Mamaroneck Union Free School District is also a great source of pride for this close-knit community, attracting commuters with young and growing families.
TRAIN STATIONS: Mamaroneck: 43 minutes to Grand Central
CITY + VILLAGE OF RYE
Rye can be divided into three main neighborhoods: Greenhaven, City Center, and Milton. Quiet Greenhaven holds large, posh homes edging a channel by the same name and the Marshlands Conservancy. The bustling City Center contains some of Rye’s most historic residences as well as most of its shops and restaurants. And nautical Milton boasts stretches of white sand beaches, eye-popping estates, and the prestigious American Yacht Club.
TRAIN STATIONS: Rye: 45 minutes to Grand Central
VILLAGE OF PORT CHESTER
As a village that hugs the Long Island Sound and Greenwich, CT, Port Chester has many offerings beyond its well-appointed location. This diverse and growing community has plenty of walkable appeal and housing opportunities for the new generation of young professionals. You can find a mixed housing stock with charming single-family homes, condominiums and plenty of apartment style living conveniently located near the village’s amenities and train.
TRAIN STATIONS: Port Chester: 45 minute express to Grand Central
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