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Here are 5 houses for sale in White Plains for suburban living close to NYC

This three-bedroom, three-bath is asking $869,000 and has a home office with its own entrance and a lot of outdoor space.

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White Plains, New York is a quick Metro North-ride from Manhattan and has parks, golf clubs, well-rated public schools, and its own downtown area—it’s where Westchester County government buildings are located and there are several malls with upscale stores—making it ideal if you’re ready for suburban life with some city-like amenities.

The area’s real estate is more affordable compared to NYC: The median sales price is $633,700, according to Zillow. Many houses in the area are in tree-lined subdivisions and have amenities that fit the Covid-era like large, private backyards and space for a home office. You can probably get a deal, too, because many houses on the market have recent price cuts. 

There’s a fair amount of things to do in White Plains too. If you want to spend more time outdoors, you can head to Saxon Woods Park, hike the White Plains Greenway Trail, or golf at Westchester Hills Golf Club, one of several clubs. You’ll find lots of national retailers and restaurants at malls like the Galleria White Plains and The Westchester.

If living in White Plains is appealing to you, here are five houses currently on the market, including several with recent price cuts. 

16 Winslow Rd.

This five bedroom, four bath is asking $985,000, after a recent $310,000 price cut. The 1925 house features a fireplace, hardwood floors, lots of windows, original doors and hardware, an office, and a kitchen with a butler’s pantry, breakfast nook, and stainless steel appliances. Outside, there’s a detached two-car garage and a side porch portico. Located in the Prospect Park neighborhood, Druss Park, George Field Park, and Gabriella’s Italian Fusion are nearby.

11 Cushman Rd.

This four bedroom, three bath is asking $940,000, after a recent $29,000 price cut. The split-level house has a fireplace, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, an updated kitchen with a breakfast bar and stainless steel appliances, a solarium, two-story deck, patio, attached two-car garage, and an office. The electrical work has been updated and the driveway is newly asphalted. Located in the Soundview neighborhood, Ralph Field, White Plains Middle School, and Sam’s of Gedney Way are nearby. 

32 Blackthorn Ln.

This three bedroom, three bath is asking $869,000. The colonial has a fireplace, parquet hardwood floors, all new windows, recessed lighting, a renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, and a home office with a separate entrance and its own parking. Outside, there’s a two-car garage, landscaped yard, and a deck. Located in the Highlands neighborhood, Ralph Field and Fenway Golf Club are nearby. 
 

11 Woodhollow Rd.

This two bedroom, three bath is asking $799,000 after a $4,000 price cut. It features a fireplace, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, central air conditioning, a renovated kitchen with an island and stainless steel appliances, lots of storage space, an attached two-car garage, patio, and large backyard. The baths and patio were all updated in 2018. The house is located in Ridgeway, a subdivision with an home owners association that oversees yard maintenance, trash collection, and snow removal plus there’s a clubhouse, pool, and tennis courts. Westchester Hills Golf Club and Wegman’s are nearby.

20 Pilgrim Rd.

This three bedroom, three bath is asking $739,000. The split-level house is on a corner lot and has vaulted ceilings, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, skylights, a wall of windows, a finished basement with a laundry room, attached one-car garage, deck, patio, and large landscaped backyard. A new roof was installed in February 2020. Located in Ridgewood Knolls, White Plains Greenway Trail, Fenway Golf Club, and Ridgewood School are nearby.