Local Community Info | Purchase, Westchester NY Real Estate



The Purchase, NY Community

Purchase, NY is a smaller town located in the northern section of Harrison, which is 22 square miles and home to 25,620 people. Known for its fine estate homes, Purchase offers privileged living at its best.

The perfect combination of country and town, Purchase offers small-town living with big-city amenities. Streets are lined with trees and neighbors wave to one another. Harrison's "Platinum Mile" is only a short drive away where a number of large companies have established their headquarters — Texaco, IBM and Pepsico, to name a few. White Plains offers fine-dining, sophisticated shopping and strong employment opportunities.

The Purchase, NY School District and Cultural Facilities

Harrison schools rank as some of the highest in the nation. The United States Office of Education recognized the district's four grade schools with its Excellence Award — a recognition given to schools within the 99th percentile nationwide.

The high school's four-acre campus boasts superior educational programming that prepares students for competitive colleges and rewarding careers. Private schools in the area include Keio Academy, an affiliation of Tokyo's Keio University.

Within Purchase is the New York State University, which offers advanced degrees and a competitive edge when entering the job market. Manhattanville College, home to the renowned New York University's Stern School of Business, is also conveniently located in Harrison.

Recreational Facilities

Harrison hosts the famous Buick Golf Classic. Five private Country Clubs with golf courses provide a range of opportunities for golf enthusiasts and newcomers alike.

With 80 acres of park land, tennis courts, swimming pools and community-organized recreational programming, Purchase offers multiple activities to enrich your life. Enjoy boating, swimming, camping and hiking at nearby Silver Lake Preserve if you enjoy the outdoors.

Transportation in Purchase, NY

Purchase is about 20 miles north of New York City. With just a short 36-minute commute, you can take the Metro-North express train to easily and quickly access New York City. You can also conveniently access Westchester's extensive network of major roads through Interstate Routes 287 and 87 and the Saw Mill Parkway.

Michèle Flood - Associate Real Estate Broker
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
25 Purdy Avenue Rye, NY 10580
Phone: 914-967-0059