City of Rye is located in southern Westchester County, NY and is the youngest city in New York State. The city is home to over 15,000 residents and has a median household income over $150,000. Rye is 20 square miles in area and a little over a quarter of the area is water.
In 2010, Coldwell Banker reported that Rye was the 3rd most expensive city in the country for residential real estate. In 2015, Forbes ranked Rye real estate as the most expensive in Westchester County and the 78th-most expensive in the country. There are approximately 6,000 housing units in Rye and over 70% of them are owner-occupied. Two thirds of the Rye residential real estate market is comprised of single family homes and a third is multi-family. Discerning homebuyers will appreciate the Rye waterfront homes that are located on the shore of Long Island Sound and which feature stunning views of the water.
The Rye City School District serves most of the city and has six schools. … Read More
There are a number of transportation and commuting options in Rye. Commuters to Manhattan can access the Metro-North New Haven Line at the Rye Train Station. The Bee-Line Bus System provides service throughout Westchester County and New York City. Several major highways also run through Rye, including I 95, I 287, and US 1.
There is plenty for residents to do in Rye. Those who enjoy the outdoors will enjoy spending time in parks like Disbrow Park and the 47-acre Rye Nature Center. There are several golf courses in Rye, including the 126-acre, 18-holes Rye Golf Club which is a member-only club owned by City of Rye. Other golf clubs in Rye are Apawamis Country Club and Westchester County Club. Families will enjoy visiting Rye Playland, which is owned and operated by Westchester County and features the wooden Dragon Coaster.
The City of Rye has a rich history and much of it has been preserved. The Boston Post Road Historic District includes the Jay Estate, where one our nation’s Founding Fathers and first Chief Justice, John Jay, was raised. Historic Greenwood Union Cemetery dates to 1837 and contains the burial sites of many prominent figures, including politicians, authors, and athletes.
With its pretty setting, range of recreation, and transportation, Rye has much to offer residents. To learn more about Rye, please contact the Coldwell Banker Rye/Harrison Office at (914) 967-0059.