Mount Pleasant – A Suburb Of New York City

Mount Pleasant – A Suburb Of New York City

August 8, 2022

Mount Pleasant, New York is 28 miles square and is located in Westchester County. Just a 43-minute commute by train to Manhattan, many professionals choose to work in New York City while residing in their quiet haven away from the bustling metropolis.

The average household income is $146,000 with just 8% of local residents living in poverty. Mount Pleasant is replate with lush hiking trails and climbing paths – a paradise for the outdoor enthusiast and has 11 parks spanning 1798 acres. It also is home to rich historical and cultural sites, such as Frank Lloyd Wright’s Friedman House and Kykuit, John D. Rockefeller’s Estate.

Parents have an array of schools to choose from that rank between 9 and 10 out of 10 possible points on the Great Schools website rubric. These include Wampus School and Todd Elementary School, H C Crittenden Middle School, and for older alumni, Byram Hills High School, Horace Greeley High School, and Pleasantville High School. 89% of the area’s population has earned a high school diploma, and 51% are college graduates.

Real Estate

The median list price in Mount Pleasant is $759,000 or $382 per square foot, and there are currently 147 homes for sale. Five of these are at a reduced rate. Homebuyers can find a wide array of listings ranging from $49,000 to $3 million, and Sotheby’s offers top-end luxury estates with vast acreage or your choice of modern, newer constructions closer to town.  Inventory is 3% higher than this time last year, and 30 properties sold for more than their asking price. Homes will spend a median 17 days on the market before selling.

Sokol Group helps homeowners whose annual assessments are too high by initiating the property tax grievance process on their behalf. Working with those in Westchester, Rockland, and Orange counties as well as residents of the Hudson Valley, reach out to us for more information on how we can be of assistance to you.

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