WELCOME TO

Scarsdale

The Village of Scarsdale is one of the most affluent suburbs in Westchester County. Known for its bucolic setting, beautiful homes, and Tudor-style architecture throughout its downtown, it’s visually appealing. But it’s more than just another pretty Westchester town. Scarsdale has one of the most highly rated school systems in the country, a downtown full of eateries and boutiques, great recreational facilities, and a short commute to New York City.

LIFESTYLE

Scarsdale residents enjoy a bit more land in comparison with some of its neighbors and a downtown you could spend hours in. Scarsdale families enjoy a sense of community that is brought about by local events and programming.

Location

Southern Westchester

Community

The Scarsdale New Residents’ Club is a social club made up of about 120 families, some who have recently moved into Scarsdale and others who have lived here for many years. The members come from all over the world who share a common desire to meet and socialize with fellow local residents as well as find support and friendship. People flock to this town to raise a family, as Scarsdale schools enjoy a national reputation as among America’s finest schools.

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Schools

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For the Kids

There are many public parks in Scarsdale including Davis Park, which is a popular spot for young families; Crossway Park, which includes baseball diamonds, tennis courts, a playground and playing fields; and Chase Park in the Village, which has a large playground and ball fields. Work on gymnastics skills at The Little Gym, which hosts classes for kids of all ages. Or sign up for a music class at Songs For Seeds, Music Together, or Shake Rattle & Roll, which all have classrooms in Scarsdale. The Scarsdale teen center offers kids a place to hang out.

AMENITIES & RECREATION

One of Scarsdale’s most notable places for outdoor recreation is its beloved Greenburgh Nature Center. Situated on 33 acres with walking trails, an innovative playground, and an indoor center with live animals, this is a favorite spot to take the kids. They host hundreds of events every year. The Weinberg Nature Center, another popular and beautiful place to enjoy the outdoors. The Scarsdale Pool Complex, with four pools, a snack bar, playground and basketball courts, is a gathering place for the community. Take swimming lessons, watch the 4th of July fireworks, or just relax for some summertime fun.

Food & Drink

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Shopping

Shopping in the village of Scarsdale is some of the best around. There are many boutiques, both hip and quaint, including high-end Rothman’s, LF Stores, NYC favorite Pookie & Sebastian, Great Stuff, Mixology, The Dark Horse, Wilson & Son Jewelers, and the beautiful home goods store La Dentelliere, to name a few. Head over to Garth Road for even more options. Or hop in the car and search out shopping complexes on the outskirts of town, such as the Golden Horseshoe Shopping Center with boutiques, restaurants, a wine store, and staples like CVS and Starbucks.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

The Garth Road Inn has live Irish music every Sunday and authentic Irish food. The Saxon Grill restaurant in the Saxon Woods Golf Course has outdoor barbecue and live music Thursday nights in the summer. The Scarsdale teen center operates an escape room for kids and adults.

Housing

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History

Caleb Heathcote purchased the land that would become Scarsdale in the late 1600s, and you’ll find his last name scattered about town on roads and businesses. The population of Scarsdale was 250 in the 1840 just before the railroad station was built. By 1930 the population reached 10,000.

SURPRISE FEATURES

Scarsdale is home of the annual Concours d’Elegance, a car show launched in 2003 by students at Scarsdale High School. Every fall, part of the village square is blocked off to create space for the rows and rows of vintage and new luxury cars that are entered in categories such as Best Muscle Car and Most Exciting Car. Take a look under the hood, or just enjoy the live music. Kids under 12 are free!