For home buyers who have been searching in vain for a starter home in a traditional suburban setting, this is a very special listing. It is almost impossible to find a home for sale in White Plains NY that has a large flat lot that isn’t over 2000 sf.
Just the Facts:
|Property Taxes:||$12,723 (w/o STAR rebate)|
|Lot Size:||0.29 acres|
This 3 BR/2 BA split-level has been immaculately maintained by the original owners since they purchased it in 1956. Unlike many homeowners, they did not expand the home beyond its original footprint. For those who have been looking under rocks for this type of home, you are well aware of how rare they have become.
17 Maplemoor Ln is part of the North Street Neighborhood Association. It comprises a series of small suburban communities such as Club Pointe, and The Greens which are located on the east and west boundaries of North St (Route 127). Directly to the west is the larger Rosedale neighborhood as well as Gedney Meadows and Gedney Farms. These are all suburban communities which tend to have large lots (0.2-0.5 acres) winding streets and fewer sidewalks than close-in or downtown locations. These neighborhoods are great for walking and biking as well as peace and quiet. It is what many refer to as a “leafy” suburb.
White Plains is known to be centrally located. As such, there are many commuting options and the location at 17 Maplemoor Ln is no exception. The home is near the southern tip of White Plains and has very easy access by car to CT (via I-95, I-684, the Hutch) NJ (via I-287 to the TZ Bridge) and NYC (via I-95, The Hutch)
The White Plains train station is on the Metro-North Harlem line and is located about 2.5 miles north of this home. It takes 33 minutes by express train to get to Grand Central Station.
Some residents also make use of the Mamaroneck Train Station since it is about the same distance from the North Street/Rosedale neighborhoods. Trains from Mamaroneck run on the New Haven line. Trains run a bit less frequently at that location and it is about 35 minutes to Grand Central.
Schools are always a major concern for parents raising a family. Agents aren’t allowed to endorse or otherwise promote or criticize specific school systems. This is research home buyers must do for themselves. But the White Plains school system has many interesting programs an unusually rich assortment of extracurricular activities including the following:
For more information on the White Plains Public Schools – click this link.
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