White Plains Real Estate & Homes for Sale in New York
“The Birthplace of the State of New York.” Only 25 miles north of Manhattan, White Plains is convenient to and yet worlds away from the hustle and bustle of New York City and is both an urban and suburban paradise. Downtown is undergoing an astonishing revitalization with the construction of high-rise office buildings and luxury residential properties, hundreds of thousands of square feet of shopping areas, restaurants, movie theatres, and performing art venues. Outside the 15-block urbanized downtown area of White Plains are lovely suburban neighborhoods set amid parkland with many trees. In fact, White Plains has been designated “Tree City, USA” and is called “The City in the Park.” Despite the city’s recent growth, it retains a small town feel with plenty of open space in and around the city. The Recreation and Parks Department manages 76 acres of active play space in 14 areas, two nature areas encompassing 23 acres, eight recreation sites located at area schools totaling 60 acres, 50 acres of passive open space and three outdoor pools. Coupled with Westchester County’s 18,000 acres of beaches, trails, golf courses, parks, pools and lakes, the area is recreational heaven. The White Plains School District is among the highest rated in New York State with students scoring well above the average on state-wide and national tests. Colleges and universities nearby include Purchase College (SUNY), Westchester Community College, Mercy College, the College of Westchester and Pace University. Real estate options include single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums and cooperatives, townhouses and land lots.
White Plains real estate offers an appealing mixture of the old and the new. The wide variety of residential real estate ranges from grand neighborhoods of homes built in the early 20th century to new construction. Downtown offers lofts and upscale condominiums and townhouses for sale along with very affordable options. Prices for White Plains homes range from the low $300,000s to almost $8 million. White Plains townhouses, condominiums and co-ops for sale are priced from below $80,000 to just over $3 million. Some lots and land are still available for custom real estate development.
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