May 5, 2023 | By Lori Cullen | The Wall Street Journal

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Up, Up and Not Too Far Away

Walking distance from two Metro-North rail stations and only a 38-minute train ride from Grand Central Station, commuters can bike, hike or relax on their townhome rooftop in Edge-on-Hudson in Sleepy Hollow.

Casey Rosenblum, a listing agent with Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty in Larchmont, New York, is a fan of the popular town on the Long Island Sound. “I think people end up moving to this part of Westchester for a number of reasons,” she says. “The first is that it is literally 32 minutes on the train from here to Grand Central Station. If you’re looking at other towns in Westchester, it gets to be more like an hour-long ride, plus the additional commute to your office.”

It’s a walkable village, a huge draw for people who like to get their steps in. The walk from the train to res- taurants, boutiques, coffee shops and grocery stores is all of about 20 minutes. Larchmont is also a water community, alluring to those interested in boating, sailing, paddleboarding and other nautical activities.

“Our public schools are a big draw, too,” she says.

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