Affordable Westchester with Great Schools: Where to Buy for Under $699,000

Affordable Westchester Towns with the Best Schools

Updated: January 2020. Are you looking to buy in Westchester? Living in Westchester can be expensive. Especially if you are looking to buy in towns with the best school districts. However, you can have your cake and eat it too! We broke down our search by Westchester school districts, took the top twenty 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County and compared it to their Median Sales Price. Here are the most affordable Westchester towns with the best schools.

Affordable Westchester with Great Schools: Where to Buy in Westchester for Under $699,000

Eastchester Union Free School District

Eastchester Union Free School District is ranked #14 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Eastchester Union Free School District have a median sales price of $512,000. Plus the Metro-North train ride from Crestwood to Grand Central is only 36 minutes. If you want top ranking schools, affordable home prices and a short commute to NYC then look to buy in homes districted to Eastchester Union Free School District! One thing to note is that students districted to Eastchester Union Free School District are residents of Scarsdale, Tuckahoe and Eastchester.

Yorktown Central School District

Yorktown Central School District is ranked #13 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Yorktown Central School District have a median sales price of $518,750. Homes in Yorktown Central School District is a great option for Westchester buyers if you want to live in a top-ranking school district with homes for under $600,000. One thing to note is that students districted to Yorktown Central School District are residents of Yorktown Heights, Cortlandt Manor, Mount Kisco, Ossining and Mohegan Lake.

Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District

Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District is ranked #9 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District have a median sales price of $620,000. Homes in Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable homes in Westchester for under $650,000 with good schools. One thing to note is that students districted to Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District are residents of Katonah, South Salem, North Salem, Goldens Bridge, Pound Ridge and Waccabuc, so you will need to double-check to make sure the home you are interested in buying is districted to Katonah Lewisboro Union Free School District.

Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District

Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District is ranked #12 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District have a median sales price of $685,500. Homes in Hastings-on-Hudson Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools.

Bedford Central School District

Bedford Central School District is ranked #20 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Bedford Central School District have a median sales price of $610,000. Homes in Bedford Central School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable homes in Westchester for under $650,000 with good schools. Homes districted to the Bedford Central School District are homes located in Bedford, Pound Ridge, Bedford Hills, Bedford Corners and Mount Kisco.

Affordable Westchester with Great Schools: Where to Buy in Westchester if Your Budget is Between $700,000-$900,000

Chappaqua Central School District

Chappaqua Central School District is ranked #3 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Chappaqua Central School District have a median sales price of $823,500. Homes in Chappaqua Central School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools. One thing to note is that students districted to Chappaqua Central School District are residents of Mt. Kisco and Chappaqua.

Edgemont Union Free School District

Edgemont Union Free School District is ranked #5 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Edgemont Union Free School District have a median sales price of $859,500. Homes in Edgemont Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools. One thing to note is that Edgemont Union Free School District pulls students from Scarsdale and Hartsdale. Scarsdale homes districted to Edgemont Union Free School District are more affordable than Scarsdale homes districted to Scarsdale Union Free School District (median sales price $1,347,500).

Pelham Union Free School District

Pelham Union Free School District is ranked #8 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Pelham Union Free School District have a median sales price of $860,000. Homes in Pelham Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools.

Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District

Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District is ranked #10 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District have a median sales price of $793,500. Homes in Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools.

Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District

Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District is ranked #16 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District have a median sales price of $865,000. Homes in Blind Brook-Rye Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools. Homes districted to the Blind Brook-Rye Union Free school district are homes located in Rye Brook.

Ardsley Union Free School District

Ardsley Union Free School District is ranked #17 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Ardsley Union Free School District have a median sales price of $745,250. Homes in Ardsley Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools. Homes districted to Ardsley Union Free School district are homes located in Ardsley, Scarsdale, Hartsdale and Dobbs Ferry.

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District is ranked #18 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District have a median sales price of $810,000. Homes in Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools.

Irvington Union Free School District

Irvington Union Free School District is ranked #19 in the 2020 Niche.com Best School Districts in Westchester County. The homes districted to Irvington Union Free School District have a median sales price of $752,000. Homes in Irvington Union Free School District is a good option for Westchester homebuyers looking for affordable towns in Westchester with good schools.

Conclusion

Eastchester Union Free School District leads the pack in affordability with the lowest median sales price of $512,000 and ranked #14 Best School Districts in Westchester County.

Source: Niche 2020 Best School Districts in Westchester County and MLS Sales Data from January 2019-December 2019 (Westchester Real Estate Market sales data)

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