Haverstraw, New York – Named For Its Grasslands

Haverstraw, New York – Named For Its Grasslands

January 23, 2023

Haverstraw draws its name from the Dutch word Haverstroo which, translated, means ‘oats straw’, and refers to its grassy terrain by the river to the east. Located in Rockland County, Haverstraw is home to several villages and borders the Hudson.

Families in Haverstraw have access to the Haverstraw Marina with both its swim club and tennis facilities. In addition, there are swaths of undeveloped land for those who enjoy life away from the bustling city, and those who enjoy water sports can enjoy time spent on the various local lakes.

Many homes in the area are older and have a traditional feel, and there are more contemporary choices for younger buyers. The business district offers a thriving professional hub for those looking for work, and commuters can travel via mass transit to New York City. The average household income in Haverstraw is $79,000, and the average age is just 37 years.

Real Estate And Schooling

There are currently 25 listings in Haverstraw, and the median home price is $450,000, or $239 per square foot. The total range of home prices is from $75,000 to $3.5 million. In addition, you can also peruse Christie’s International Real Estate for luxury options that include penthouses. The average number of days a property will spend on the market before selling is 48.

Parents can send their children to St Peter’s School, a private academy, for grades K-8, and Thiells Elementary School is a public option. Middle Schoolers can attend Fieldstone Secondary School, and older students can receive their education at North Rockland High School.

Sokol Group helps homeowners who pay excessive tax on their homes by helping them to initiate the property tax grievance process. We assist those who live in the counties of Westchester, Orange, and Rockland as well as those residing in the Hudson Valley. Reach out to us today for more information, and we look forward to doing business with you.

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