The Community of Cortlandt: Historic Beauty with Modern Conveniences

This highly desirable historic town is found in the northwestern portion of Westchester County. Less than 60 minutes by train from New York City, the community is a terrific mixture of suburban and the nearly rural – drawing in many executives and their families.

Within Cortlandt are:

  • The incorporated areas of Croton and Buchanan
  • Hamlets Montrose and Cortlandt Manor
  • The areas of Crugers and Verplanck

Each area is unique, with varied benefits for new homebuyers. Shopping, dining, leisure activities and several well-regarded school systems are just a few of the pluses to living in Cortlandt.

The town’s recorded history dates back to 1677, with evidence that Henry Hudson came to the area in 1609. Landmarks listed on the National Registry of Historic Places are:

  • Little Red Schoolhouse
  • St. Peter’s Episcopal Church
  • Van Cortlandtville Cemetery

Life in Cortlandt

The possibilities for residents are excellent. Students from Cortland attend schools in both the Lakeland Central and the Hendrick Hudson school districts. Cortlandt is also the regional center for medical care. The Hudson Valley Hospital Center in Cortlandt Manor combines state-of-the-art equipment and holistic treatments, attracting patients from throughout the greater New York area.

Other towns have made Cortlandt their hub for shopping and recreation. The Cortlandt Town Center is a large shopping plaza where national chains for home goods and repair, clothing, electronics, office supplies, and books are represented. The center also houses a United Artists Multiplex Cinema. Cortlandt also provides many interesting entertainment opportunities.

Arts education takes center stage at The Cortlandt Performing Arts Institute and the C Note Music School. The town also boasts the full complement of youth sports.

Cortlandt NY Real Estate and Homes for Sale

There are homes to suit a wide range of budgets. The properties in Croton-on-Hudson, for one, are considered to be some of the most affordable in Westchester County with the median selling price of $450,000.

Explore this community and other areas in Westchester County by connecting with our team at Gio Homes. We’re always available for consultation and look forward to helping you find the home that best suits your needs and budget. Let’s get started on your home search today!