Rye

Why Live Here?
The City of Rye, on the shore of Long Island Sound, with its water vistas, nature and wildlife preserves and open spaces, is a unique blending of the old and the new. It’s steeped in history and filled with landmarks of it’s rich and storied past, and its residential areas show off beautiful, renovated and new homes geared for up-to-the-minute modern living. Rye has an active downtown that features work of local artisans as well as an array of fashion and decorating shops, an independent book store, and a range of highly rated restaurants.

Residents of all ages care passionately about the excellent education provided by the schools and support many student endeavors, from professional level art exhibits to holiday concerts and academic presentations. All three elementary schools and Rye Middle School have earned National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence designations, and Rye High School is consistently ranked among the top high schools in the country by U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek Magazine. The Rye School of Leadership, part of Rye High School, serves students who learn best in a non-traditional educational environment.

The Village Green is home to The Square House Museum, once an 18th century inn which, along with the Timothy Knapp House, Westchester County’s oldest surviving house, is overseen by the Rye Historical Society; the Rye Free Reading Room, Rye’s very active library; and City Hall. A very popular YMCA is adjacent to the Green, and the downtown area begins at the Green and ends at the Metro North train station where commuters gather in the morning for their ride to jobs both in New York City and other Westchester and Connecticut areas. Rye is conveniently located near major highways for those who prefer to drive to work.

Recreational programs are many, including tennis courts, a municipal golf club and pool and a municipal marina; and summer day camps are offered by several Rye organizations. Along with being known for it’s many cultural and recreational opportunities, Rye is known for its varied residential architecture, beautiful landscaping, and wonderfully maintained public and private spaces. It’s also known for its sense of community with residents supporting each other and working together on behalf of many charitable organizations. Rye High students work hard for these efforts, too, and all students fulfill a community service requirement as part of their graduation credits.

Why We Love It
One of my kids’ favorite things about Rye is the annual window painting event right before Halloween! ~ Maribel

Did you know that the Marshlands Conservancy is one of the largest salt marshes on the East Coast? It’s beautiful every season and is my peaceful place all year long. ~ Tina


Home Prices in Rye City

TypeAverageMedianAvg DOM
Single Family$2,213,875$1,850,00090
Co-Ops$398,411$365,00065
Condos$594,191$570,00055

Source: HGMLS, SF, Co-Op, Condo, Rye City Schools, Sold 1/1/2017-12/31/2017
Data based on information as reported in the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.


Home Prices in Rye Neck

TypeAverageMedianAvg DOM
Single Family$1,184,211$1,100,00073
Co-Ops$220,071$233,25063
Condos$452,500$395,00029

Source: HGMLS, SF, Co-Op, Condo, Rye Neck Schools, Sold 1/1/2017-12/31/2017
Data based on information as reported in the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service. Information deemed reliable but not guaranteed.


Schools in Rye

SchoolsGrades
Midland SchoolK-5
Milton SchoolK-5
Osborn SchoolK-5
Rye Middle School6-8
Rye High School9-12
Rye School of Excellence9-12
Greenhaven Residents’ Schools
Daniel Warren SchoolK-2
Bellows Elementary School3-5
Rye Neck Middle School6-8
Rye Heck High School9-12
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