Places and Activities in the Westchester Area
Westchester is home to award-winning restaurants, farmers markets, high-end boutiques, art galleries, and performing arts venues, as well as luxury hotels and spas such as The Ritz Carlton, White Plains, The Castle Hotel, and Tarrytown. A variety of dining options are available from coffee shops to organic cafes, as well as bistros and fine dining establishments such as Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, Equus in Tarrytown, La Crémaillére, and La Panetiere in Rye. Among the area's outstanding sporting and recreational amenities are exclusive country clubs, equestrian centers, sports stadiums, and miles of trails. Yacht clubs, including the prestigious Larchmont Yacht Club, as well as aquatic centers and amusement parks including Playland in Rye also serve the area. Several championship courses are available, including the exclusive Westchester Country Club, Brynwood Country Club, Blind Brook, and the Golf Club of Purchase.
Westchester's history is on display at a host of attractions, such as the village of Sleepy Hollow, which was made famous by The Legend of Sleepy Hollow short story by Washington Irvington; the Thomas Paine Cottage and Museum, the home of the father of the American Revolution; the 1838 Lyndhurst mansion, a Gothic Revival-style country house; and the Bedford 1787 Court House and Museum, the county's oldest government building. The appealing mix of outdoor adventure and rich history makes the Westchester area an ideal backdrop for your new home. Whether you favor modern floor plans, inspired outdoor spaces, or luxurious waterfront living, there's something for everyone when you choose to build a new construction home from Toll Brothers in the Westchester area.