I have lived in Mount Vernon for the last 14 years. Recently someone asked me if I lived close to the highway and I had to think about it. I didn't think I did because it is so quiet and residential where I live. Then I thought, well, maybe I do live close by. And I started to look it up. To the Hutch, 1.04 miles, to I 95 1.76 miles, I am so close to all the shopping too. I can go to the big box stores within 2 miles, Fairway, and any ethnic speciality shop you can think of. I can walk a few blocks to Metro North and be in Grand Central in 26 minutes. I can jump on a Beeline bus a half block from my house and connect with the entire NYC Transit system for the same fare. I can be at LaGuardian in 20 minutes (barring bad traffic) or use JFK, or the Westchester County Airport. I can travel to any of the many Westchester shopping areas with ease, make my way to Connecticut in 15 minutes or head upstate in a half hour. And I can sit in my yard, look at the stars and toast marshmallows in my chiminea. I wonder what wine goes with marshmallows. Hmmm I sense another blog coming. I love my Mount Vernon, super convenient and one of the most affordable options in Westchester county.
Author:Mary Kingsley Phone: 917-292-5378 Dated: November 16th 2012 Views: 3,387 About Mary: I have a long background in public service. I am a Registered Nurse with a BA and an MPS in Health C...
View our latest blog posts in your RSS reader. Click here to access.
J. Philip Real Estate is one of Westchester County's premier independent brokerages. Founded in 2005, the firm has grown from a single broker to a strong organization of well over 30 associates despite the housing downturn. The team's commitment to results and client advocacy, as well as our focus on technology and innovation, have positioned us as the "go to" brokerage for Westchester buyers and sellers.