The Bustling Small Town of Hartsdale
Hartsdale has the distinction of being a suburb with a touch of the city. Single-family homes ranging from Cape Cods to Colonials located on tree-line avenues are some of the best images of suburban living. Shopping and dining options can be found on Central Avenue and East Hartsdale Avenue. Museums nearby include the American Museum of Natural History and the Keeler Tavern Museum.
Hartsdale is probably best known for being home to the very first Carvel Ice Cream Stand. The story goes that Tom Carvel’s truck got a flat tire while traveling through Hartsdale. Since the ice cream he was transporting was melting, he had to sell it quickly. The idea for the first Carvel store was born and Tom built it on the exact same spot he got his flat tire.
Hartsdale is home to the country’s first and oldest pet cemetery, with tombs that commemorate beloved dogs, loving epitaphs, and a history that travels as far back as the late 19th century. It has been hailed as America’s First and Most Prestigious Pet Burial Grounds, and offers pet owners a place to honor their wonderful pets’ lives.
The Greenburgh School District is comprised of public schools with teachers and staff who are 100% committed to their students’ learning experiences, there is a Catholic elementary school, Sacred Heart, and a Catholic high school, Maria Regina. Solomon Schechter is a Jewish school for students in kindergarten through twelfth grade. Nearby college and universities include Iona College, Mercy College, SUNY Westchester Community College, and Pace University.
The train station at Hartsdale has a conveniently located Starbucks right by the tracks, making it convenient for commuters to grab a coffee and sweet roll before starting the 30 minute ride to Grand Central Station.
Hartsdale is worth consideration for people who want something a little more suburban than White Plains, but who also want more activity than what is offered in much smaller towns. If you think Hartsdale sounds like a good fit for you and your family, we would love to help you find the home of your dreams. Our management team at Prudential Centennial Realty has over 60 years’ experience and is here to talk to you 7 days a week. Contact us today and let us help you make living in Hartsdale a reality.