White Plains Homes for Sale
Real Estate in White Plains New York
White Plains, NY
White Plains is home to about 60,000 people in Westchester County. It is an outer suburb of New York City, with a convenient commute for those looking to maintain their career in the city while purchasing affordable real estate and transitioning to a suburban lifestyle.
Residents enjoy living in White Plains because it offers both the diversity and excitement of an urban setting and the comfort and affordability of a small town, combining to present the best of both worlds. Though it was founded in the 1600s, White Plains has evolved to be one of the best modern suburbs in Westchester County.
Things to Do in White Plains
If you're in the mood for 18 holes, enjoy a game at Maple Moor Golf Course. Named for the abundant maple trees along the course, it is a local favorite. The course is located on what was once a family farm, but it has been an 18-hole golf course since the 1920s. It was recently renovated, with new bunkers, sand traps, cart paths, irrigation systems, drainage systems with retention ponds, as well as extensive renovations around the course.
Spend some time at ArtsWestchester, featuring a gallery and multi-use arts facility for artists, cultural organizations and the community. Enjoy an art exhibition, live music, dance performance, or a hands on workshop to expand your cultural horizons.
The Jacob Purdy House in White Plains was General Washington's headquarters from July 23 to September 16, 1778. The house is protected on the National Registry of Historic Places, and can be viewed by visitors.
Visit Silver Lake Preserve, a 236-acre nature preserve featuring walking trails and untouched meadows. It's the perfect place to bring a picnic or take a nature walk. Silver Lake was known during colonial times as Horton's Pond, where the Horton family used the water to power their grain mill. The mill is still standing today, but is now a private residence that is not part of the park.
To try some award winning pizza or bruschetta, dine at Serafina. The restaurant features a fun and elegant atmosphere, and a menu of all your Italian favorite executed to perfection. It's a favorite with both locals and celebrities.
For a causal and affordable meal that won't skimp on flavor, try Noodle+, offering all of your favorite Thai dishes. Mistura Peruvian Fine Cuisine serves up authentic Peruvian dishes in a family friendly atmosphere. Westchester Burger Co. is known as one of the best burger restaurants in the state, with other options on the menu for those who are in the mood for something lighter.
White Plains Schools
White Plains boasts some of the best public schools in New York, part of White Plains City School District.
There are also many excellent private schools in the area, offering education with a focus on performing arts, college prep, religious education, or special support.
White Plains Real Estate
White Plains is an ideal location for those looking for a suburban market where their housing budget will go far. You will find small apartments in White Plains for under $200,000, and larger single family homes with spacious yards beginning in the mid $500,000s. There are a variety of older homes and buildings, blended with updated and new construction housing. Many homes in the area, including apartment buildings and co-ops, are framed by mature trees. In a city with such a longstanding history, you can expect to find many homes showcasing historic charm and established landscaping.
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