Ossining NY Homes for Sale
Homes for sale in the town of Ossining NY are similar in price to those in the village of Ossining. Condos are selling for under $200,000, townhomes in the $400,000s and luxury estate homes set on on several private acres selling for $1.25M or more.
The town of Ossining consists of two villages - the village of Ossining and the village of Briarcliff Manor, as well as the neighborhood of Crotonville (not to be confused with Croton on Hudson, its neighbor to the west situated along the Hudson River) and other unincorporated areas. The Ossining PO 10562 covers Ossining as well as a swath of land stretching northeast to the New Croton Reservoir, just east of Yorktown.
ESTATE HOMES IN THE TOWN OF OSSINING
Many homes in the area have been in the family for years, so there may not be a lot of estate homes over $1M that are available for sale at any given time. If available, an estate home in Ossining is typically an historic property that has been renovated to include all the modern amenities you would expect in a luxury property, offering a gracious lifestyle for years to come. Under the $1M price point, there will typically be a wide range of homes and condos from which to choose.
OSSINING SINGLE FAMILY HOMES UNDER $1M
From $650,000 to nearly $1 million you’ll find a selection of spacious homes, some on acreage and with extras such as a pool, additional buildings, and established gardens and landscaping. Primarily, the available homes for sale are newer, like homes in Waterview Estates, built in the late 1990’s, for example. You’ll also happen upon new construction here and there as well as older residences. You can expect to find at least three bedrooms and as many as seven, with 3-5 baths. Typical square footage is in the range of 2,800 to 4,300 square feet.
Below $525,000, Ossining real estate consists of a small inventory of mostly 2-story homes with a sprinkling of Ranch styles, generally with three or four bedrooms and two to three baths. Typical square footage is from around 1,200 to roughly 2,000 square feet. Select homes have been upgraded and may include extras like granite, hardwood, and fireplace. These homes are on nicely-sized lots with established yards and mature trees. At this price point, you will find more of a maintenance free lifestyle in Ossining's townhomes and condos for sale.
Condos and Townhomes in Ossining
Condo communities in Ossining are fairly popular and fit in well with a commuter’s lifestyle. There’s quite a range of options from the lower reaches of the market to the top. Some of the condos and townhomes in Ossining are in luxury buildings with Hudson River views, such as in Mystic Point and Hudson Watch, where you will find top-of-the-line amenities such as gated access, pool, tennis, clubhouse, and yard. Units are often available as spacious as 3-bedroom and 4-bath up to 2,500 square feet. Homes in communities like Spring Pond and Fox Hill generally have one or two-bedroom units available with up to three baths ranging from 825 to 2,200 square feet. Desirable features include elements like vaulted ceiling, fireplace, hardwood, patio or deck.
Part of the appeal of Ossining NY is its historical relevance. Sites like the Jug Tavern (c. 1760) and the neighborhood of Sparta, one of the first settlements in the area with a handful of original buildings, are popular attractions. Needless to say, the entire area is rife with listings on the National Register of Historic Places. The Ossining business district is like walking through a history lesson with a number of preserved architectural dwellings dating from the Revolutionary War era including bank buildings, churches, and the 1870’s Gothic Revival Squire House, the first poured concrete house in Westchester County.
There’s plenty to do in Ossining, too. Teatown Lake Reservation and Nature Center can keep you occupied for hours and coming back for more. This 1,000-acre nature preserve has 15 miles of trails through a myriad of habitats that are open 365 days a year. Additionally, the nature center, store and Wildflower Island present educational programs for all ages and exhibits throughout the year.