When people living outside of Westchester County think of living in White Plains, their minds often quickly turn to the luxury downtown condos such as Trump Tower and the Ritz Carlton. But these condos are a relatively new development and people often overlook that White Plains NY homes have a high percentage of single family homes, many at the high end of the price spectrum. When local residents think of making a move and start looking for White Plains NY homes for sale, Gedney Farms is often on top of the list as a move-up location.
The Neighborhood of Gedney Farms White Plains NY:
Gedney Farms is a beautiful neighborhood with large rolling lawns and ample lot size. It’s a very quiet and private community similar to some of the finer neighborhoods of Scarsdale and Larchmont but without the steep price point. Located in the southern portion of White Plains NY, Gedney Farms is a traditional neighborhood with all the amenities of suburban life.
Gedney Farms is mature neighborhood with old growth trees lining the streets and gracing the properties. Since only three homes are allowed per acre, the area offers plenty of privacy and wonderful winding streets that are ideal for walking. Old world charm abounds as many of the homes are from the pre-war period.
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Home Pricing History and Sales Volume for Gedney Farms White Plains:
As can be seen from the charts below, housing prices have gone down. What the charts are indicating right now is that 2012 marked the turning point. Sales volume went up sharply even if prices remained low. That is substantiated by the current data for 2013. As of this writing (July 2013) there have been 11 home sales in Gedney farms with ranging between $599,000 – $1,025,000. The median price is $745,000 – up 4.3% from the previous year’s median price. Indicating that the market has reached a turning point and that prices are now on the upswing.
As of the end of July 2013 there were 8 active listings in Gedney Farms. Listing prices range from $765,000 to $1.56 million. 3 homes are under contract with list prices ranging from $899,000-$1,150,000.
The Neighborhood and Surroundings:
Though not strictly walkable, those who happen to be close to Mamaroneck Ave. could walk down to Gedney Way for some fine dining. Sams of Gedney Way is a popular destination as well as Emma’s Ale House. Roosters Market also provides a convenient place to order a meal or buy a few essentials without taking the car. As far as getting out of the house for some exercise – the golf course views and winding roads of Gedney are ideal for biking, running and long walks. I grew up in Gedney Farms and to this day – I often return to for long walks with my Siberian Huskies. Its a wonderful environment for outdoor activities.
Just 33 minutes by train to Manhattan, White Plains is ideally located for the commuter. For information about the Harlem Line – please click here.
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