The quaint community of Rye is the perfect place to raise a family
When you map out your relocation to real estate in Westchester County, NY, you might want to consider purchasing a for-sale home in the Rye community. This town has approximately 15,00 residents, all of whom live within its six square miles, Westchester Magazine reports.
The town is situated on the Long Island Sound beachfront, so many of the community's homes have superior views of the water and access to the beach. In addition to its picture-perfect appeal, the community also has excellent schools with the average class size being 20 students, according to the news source. This makes Rye the ideal community for a family or a recently married couple who plans to start one in the near future.
Currently, the average real estate asking price in Rye is $2,031,416, but the average selling price is much lower at $1,662,503, ZipDataMaps reports. This means buying property in the community would be a lucrative investment, as home values across the nation have already begun to rebound. When you go through with a home closing, you also might be able to purchase a property in an area close to the water, for much lower than the buyer requests.
Rye also provides a safe environment. According to Westchester Magazine, Rye received a one (out of 10) based on its significantly low levels of violent activity, which indicates that it is a safe place to live with your family.
What's more, the community also has a quaint downtown shopping district complete with a variety of fashion boutiques, galleries and restaurants offering both fine-dining experiences and family establishments. You might want to head to Purchase Street and check out Aurora Ristorante (60 Purchase Street), which offers high-end Italian food and an expansive wine list. The Osso Buco Alla Siciliana is an eye-catching dish that features bone marrow gratinee, gremolata and orange flavorings. However, if you're more interested in an Asian fusion eatery, you should head down the street to Water Moon (66 Purchase Street) and enjoy a la carte sushi, hand-crafted rolls or enjoy a wide array of Asian inspired dishes to share, family-style, with your loved ones and friends.
After you move to Rye, you may find that it offers everything you want in a community, including its quaint small-town feel.