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5 places for sale in Yonkers for a quick commute to NYC

This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $539,000.

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Yonkers, New York has been called New York City’s sixth borough and it’s a good place to move if you want more space with a quick commute for work or school.

It’s the biggest city in Westchester County and has a walkable downtown area where you’ll find Van Der Donck Park, the historic site Philipse Manor Hall State plus local restaurants like X2O, Yonkers Brewing Company, and La Bella Havana. There are also several big malls and shopping centers, like Cross County Center and Ridge Hill.  

Another perk: You’ll get a lot more for your budget when it comes to buying real estate. The median sales price is $412,500, according to Realtor.com. And, you’ve got a lot of options whether you want a house or an apartment because there are over 400 listings in the area. You can find waterfront condos, new construction, and older houses like Tudors and Capes are currently on the market.

And, it’s only about a 40-minute Metro North ride to Grand Central Station or a 40-minute drive to Midtown. You’re also on the border of the Bronx, Hastings-on-Hudson, and Mount Vernon. 

Sound like a fit? Check out these five condos and houses for sale in the area. 

293 North Broadway, #44

This three-bedroom, three-bath condo is listed for $399,000. The apartment has hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, moldings, ceiling fans, a wood-burning fireplace, and updated electrical. The Tudor-style building has a live-in super, laundry room, bike storage, and on-site parking. The Glenwood Metro North station is a 10-minute walk away.  

32 Glover Ave.

This three-bedroom, two-bath house is listed for $539,000. The house has hardwood floors, crown molding, high ceilings, original banisters, stainless steel appliances, a laundry room, deck, and shed. The Woodlawn Metro North station and Van Cortlandt Park are nearby. 

21 Rudolph Terrace

This four-bedroom, two-bath house is listed for $560,000. The Cape has hardwood floors, moldings, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, built-ins, stainless steel appliances, a stone fireplace, a new roof, new gutters, new windows, and a new hot water heater. Otis Park is nearby. 

701 Ridge Hill Blvd., #12D

This two-bedroom, two-bath condo is listed for $653,400. Apartment 12D has hardwood floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, walk-in closets, and central air conditioning. Amenities include storage, a bike room, gym, playroom, and parking is available for $100 a month. Ridge Hill Mall is nearby.

35 Florence St.

This four-bedroom, three-bath house is listed for $925,000. It has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, high ceilings, oversized windows, stainless steel appliances, central air conditioning, a laundry room, full basement, and a large backyard. Cross County Center and Bregano Park are nearby.