Ossining – A Town Formerly Known As Sing Sing

Ossining – A Town Formerly Known As Sing Sing

October 3, 2022

Ossining, New York is located within Westchester County along the Hudson River and is contains two villages, the Village of Ossining and a portion of Briarcliff Manor. Although it is the home of the Sing Sing maximum security prison facility, it is also a quiet area in which to raise a family.

There are various parks for its residents to relax, such as Crawbuckie Park and Veterans Memorial Park, and travelers can reach Manhattan in just under an hour via the Metro-North railroad or MNR. Public transit via bus is also easily accessible, and there are cafes, shops, and grocery stores all within easy walking distance.

Ossining is home to many noteworthy people, including the co-founder of Abercrombie & Fitch, David T. Abercrombie, singer-songwriter and American Idol judge Kara DioGuardi, actor Peter Falk, and Sesame Street actor Northern Calloway.

Real Estate

The range of available properties begins at just $23.7K and reaches $1.38 million. The median listing is $430,000, or $267 per square foot, prices undergoing a change of less than 1% from September to October. There are currently 55 listings, and homes will spend a median of just 29 days on the market before selling. 19 houses were sold in the previous month.

A number of nearby schools exist for parents to choose from. These include Roosevelt School and Claremont School for youngsters, Anne M Dormer Middle School for intermediate students, Ossining High School for adolescents and private academies, such as Cardinal Mccloskey School and Noah’s Ark Christian Academy.

Sokol Group helps homeowners whose annual assessments are too high by initiating the property tax grievance process on their behalf. Assisting those who live in Westchester, Orange, and Rockland counties as well as those in the Hudson Valley, we encourage you to reach out to us today for more information. We look forward to working with you!

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia under the Create Commons License by user Daniel Case


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