Small Town Americana – Bedford, New York

Small Town Americana – Bedford, New York

April 7, 2022

The quaint town of Bedford, New York is like stepping back in time – its Bedford Village Green, established in 1680, is dotted with historical sites, quintessential New England colonials, and charming storefronts. Rolling pastures greet the eye, and Early American architecture with white-washed exteriors, brick chimneys, and lantern-style light fixures sit beside sprawling oaks the area is renowned for.

Located in Westchester County, conveniently an hour from Grand Central Station, it offers passengers access via the Metro-North, and residents can enjoy scenic views, horse farms, and its various walking trials. Students of history can visit the Bedford Historical Society’s education center and three museums containing artifacts of our nation’s past.

The median sale price in Bedford is $1,190,000, and this shows an increase of a whopping 36% since this time last year. 15 properties sold last month, and homes will spend an average of just 52 days on the market before selling. There are currently 43 homes available for purchase in Bedford, New York, and 100% of these sell for their asking price.

Bedford schools enjoy an excellent A rating in all areas. These categories include academics, teachers, clubs and activities, administration, food, diversity, college prep, health and safety, sports, and resources/facilities. Overall ratio of students to teachers is just 11 to 1 with a total of 3,904 pupils in grades K-12. Graduates from the Bedford School district are most often interested in the following colleges: New York University, Boston University, and Cornell University.

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