Pound Ridge, NY —
Pound Ridge, God’s County

Pound Ridge is the smallest town in Westchester County and is often referred to as God's County because of it's picturesque country setting. Weekenders and full time residents alike are drawn to it's open space and small close knit community. In the 1930s, Hiram Halle, a New York inventor and businessman, moved to Pound Ridge and began restoring houses damaged by the British during the Revolution. The real estate attracted actors, writers, artists and musicians seeking a getaway from Manhattan. Benny Goodman, among the first of them, was so enraptured that he wrote a song titled “Pound Ridge”. Residents have included celebrities like the Bush White House spokesman Ari Fleischer, the actor Richard Gere and the newscaster Tom Brokaw.

"You'll notice the town doesn't have a single traffic light."

Visit the Scott’s Corner Market for groceries. Grab a coffee and lunch at Kitchen Table (think Brooklyn coffee shop in the country). Stop by Pound Ridge Wines then cross the street to Plum Plum Cheese Shop, who serves the tastiest gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches. If you are looking for more action, North Star is the place to be on Thursday nights, where you can catch a local band and hit the dance floor. Saturday nights belong to Jean Georges Inn at Pound Ridge, where reservation can be hard to come by so plan ahead. For a round of golf, Pound Ridge Golf Course by Pete Dye, is a public course and a destination spot for golfers from around the world. If you enjoy the outdoors, visit Ward Pound Ridge Reservation. On 4,315-acres of county-owned park land, you can hike, camp, fish, and cross-country ski. Its also home of the best sledding hills in the area! Bring kids of all ages!

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Nikki’s Top 10 Events in Pound Ridge, NY

1. 4th of July Fireworks & Picnic Celebration in Town Park (5K Road Race & Fireworks)
2. Harvest Festival (Town block party with live music, games, food)
3. Halloween Walk (trick or treat in Business District downtown)
4. Car Show at Town Park
5. Lobster Festival
6. Leatherman’s Loop (trail race in Ward Pound Ridge)
7. Easter Egg Scramble at Pound Ridge Elementary School (PRES)
8. Free Band Concert at Town Pool
9. Arts & Crafts Festival
10. Neighbor to Neighbor Senior Picnic in the Park

"North Star is the place to be on Thursday nights, where you can catch a local band and hit the dance floor."

Featured Listings

3 Lake View Lane, Bedford, NY

Time to get away from the city and up to your country retreat at this stunning colonial in this prestigious neighborhood. This luxurious home has all the amenities for entertaining family and friends so no need to leave the house. This expansive property with professional landscaping is the perfect escape. Unwind from your work day in your office and sit on the patio with a good book. The perfect summer spot to have pool parties at your heated pool or take a nice swim. This wine connoisseur's dream with a 3500 bottle wine cellar and wet bar to enjoy your favorite bottle of wine with friends while having some good laughs. Play some games in the game room, recreation room, play room or head outside to the lawn for a game of pickleball or lacrosse. Getting hungry? Come make some fresh food in your Christopher Peacock kitchen with a large island to gather around and share stories. End your day with your favorite movie in your own comfy movie theatre. All this can be yours only 1 hour from NYC.

822 Heritage Hills, #B, Somers, NY

Opportunity awaits to buy one of the most popular models in sought after Heritage Hills. Not seen on the market often, this rare Syracuse model in West Hill offers a versatile open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, skylights, 2-sided gas fireplace, eat-in kitchen plus dining area, private deck, one car garage and plenty of parking. This two bedroom, two and half bath condo offers plenty of living space. There are two spacious primary bedrooms, one on each level, with ensuite bath and large walk-in closets. Bonus room on the 2nd floor which is ideal for den, guest room or home office. The community features restaurants, club house, gym, (5) swimming pools (one nearby), (7) tennis courts, 18-hole & 9-hole private golf course (member fees) , garden, workshop, gym shuttle service to Metro North and many other recreational amenities for its residents. Furnace 2015. See attached flyer for amenities. HOA: $508/month Sewer (quarterly): @$150 Water (quarterly): @$150 Society Fee: $177 STAR tax exemption: $1654

99 Moseman Avenue, Katonah (Somers), NY

Take a serene drive up your private drive past your pond to Pine Hill, your own private retreat on over 16 park-like acres. This is a magical setting to entertain and make memories with family and friends. The mature landscaping adds to the beauty of this estate and includes colorful birds aplenty. The architectural grandeur of this luxurious home is custom with soaring ceilings, beautiful wood details inside and out, and 19 stained glass windows. Every room offers amazing vistas of the property. With almost 10,000sf of living space in the main residence that includes a separate apartment in the above grade finished basement with separate entrance, there is ample space for the resort living right at home with all the amenities. The 3-bedroom guest cottage has its own privacy with property views. This special property has been in the family for generations and offers the perfect setting for celebrations big and small including weddings and offered to the market for the first time in many decades.

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