Home for sale in White Plains NY – 17 Maplemoor Ln…

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Contents…

Just the Facts
Overview of Amenities & Features
The Neighborhood
For Commuters
Public Schools
Further Reading
Photo Gallery

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.

17 Maplemoor Ln - White Plains NY - Exterior Front

Just the Facts:

Asking Price: $595,000
Property Taxes: $12,723 (w/o STAR rebate)
Square Feet: 1380
Lot Size: 0.29 acres
Bedrooms: 3
Baths: 2

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.

 

Overview of Amenities and Features:

  • This home is on the market for the first time.
  • The living space has an open layout with a large dining/living area.
  • The kitchen could potentially be opened up to create a great room.
  • There is a finished rec. room in the walkout basement which adds significant usable living space.
  • The flat level yard has mature plantings for privacy.
  • A terrific wrap-around (legal) deck flows from the dining area for 3 season living and entertainment.
  • Lowest listing price in the Rosedale/NorthSt neighborhoods.
  • Meticulously maintained by original owners.
  • New HVAC installed Dec. 2016.

The Neighborhood…

Home for sale in White Plains NY - 17 Maplemoor Ln17 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.

Commuting from White Plains…

By car…

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)

Metro-North…

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.

You can click this link for general information about the three Metro-North train lines.
For timetables follow this link.

White Plains Public Schools…

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:

  • A STEM enrichment opportunities from K-12.
  • A dual language program for those who are interested in a bilingual learning experience.
  • Over 40 AP and honors classes.
  • Five foreign languages.
  • Comprehensive character education including emotional and anti-bullying lessons are infused throughout all schools.
  • There are over 60 interscholastic athletic teams and more than 50 clubs at the high school.
  • Extended day and weekend learning opportunities.
  • Early college acceptances for 2018 included Yale, Cornell, MIT, Columbia and UPenn among others.
  • Additionally, the 2017 WPHS graduation rate was 96% in 2017.
  • The WPHS literary/art magazine, Roar, was one of only two schools in New York State awarded the “highest award’ from the National Council of Teachers of English.

For more information on the White Plains Public Schools – click this link.

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Photo gallery for 17 Maplemoor Ln…

 

 

 

 

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