Founded in 1688 New Rochelle is a city of over 77,000 residents, is known as the “Queen City of the Sound”, and it truly is a wonderful historic city. With its approximate 2.7 miles of coastline, it borders Larchmont and Pelham, and is just 30 minutes by express train to New York City. New Rochelle consists of approximately 13.2 miles, and is well known for being a popular site for movie companies and advertising agencies with its mid-century modern homes, beautiful Colonials, and Classic Tudor Homes.
New Rochelle offers three colleges, 5 Elementary Schools, 2 Middle Schools and one High School with approximately 3300 students (the largest in Westchester), and the only high school in Westchester to boast a planetarium.
There is a thriving commercial area with restaurants galore, beautiful art galleries, a waterfront community (while 2.7 miles also features off-shore islands and the actual shoreline length is 9.3 miles). There is a municipal marina with storage for kayaks too , beach clubs, a rowing club, parks galore, access to the Leatherstocking Trail, A club for runners with their famed yearly “Paine to Pain Half Marathon race” , tennis clubs, and the Sheldrake Lake is now a nature conservancy.
New Rochelle offers Tudor homes, colonial homes, Georgian Colonial homes and some splits and ranches when residents of long ago had sold of portion of their larger lots, and the smaller homes were built. There are stunning homes throughout New Rochelle, homes owned by Embassies, and homes in all price ranges. We have private tennis clubs, beach clubs, golf clubs, hiking trails and a wonderful dog park for your pooch. New Rochelle celebrated its 325th Anniversary in 2013.
There are so many different areas in New Rochelle, each with its own unique title, Wykagyl Park, Paine Heights, Forest Heights, Beechmont, Larchmont Woods, Lake Isle, Manor Park, Sutton Park, Bayberry, Residence Park, Rochelle Park, Glenwood Lake, Bonniecrest, New Bonniecrest, Davenport Neck, Wilmot Woods, Premium Point, Kensington Woods, Riviera Shores, San Souci, Echo Manor and Northfield.
While you are contemplating your future abode, you might need transportation schedules, and further along in the process perhaps a moving company. Here is a link for those moving companies, the MTS Schedules and even a junk removal company if you are moving locally!
Come and visit, you will not be disappointed!
New Rochelle is GREAT!