Harrison / Purchase

Parcels of varying sizes, privacy, and proximity to town offer real estate buyers a fantastic range of options

Welcome to Harrison/Purchase

 
Stay close to the Big Apple from an incredibly upscale domestic home base
 
This exclusive and family-friendly network of luxury neighborhoods is just a short distance away from New York City and Westchester Airport. Its suburban setting features stately Tudor and American Colonial architecture across an incredibly wide range of luxury estates and properties. Parcels of varying sizes, privacy, and proximity to town offer real estate buyers a fantastic range of options. Take a quick virtual tour of the features that make the Harrison/Purchase area such a coveted neighborhood for upscale, metropolitan lifestyles in a much less dense suburban setting.

What to Love

 
  • Access to NYC amenities (without the NYC speed)
  • Highly prestigious golf courses and clubs
  • Incredibly successful, top-ranking colleges
  • Public schools with International Baccalaureate program
  • Prominent collegiate athletics

Local Lifestyle

 
As you'd expect from a luxury neighborhood bordering New York City, Harrison offers a wealth of every imaginable recreation, fine dining, and social amenity for a fun and active East Coast lifestyle. The restaurant options of Harrison range from upscale to truly decadent, and the local country clubs and recreation options are widely renowned. Thanks to the area's incredible schools, the Purchase neighborhood boasts an active and youthful energy — all located within a moderately populated suburban locale from which to enjoy the finer things in life.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

 
In addition to all the NYC shopping and entertainment located just a stone's throw away, the Purchase and Harrison area offers an unmatched range of fine dining options.
 
For a quick bite with world-class flavor, locals can't get enough of the mouthwatering gourmet sandwiches and salads of Casa D'italia. If you have time to slow down and sate your need for Italian in style, enjoy Trattoria Vivolo's top-rated Italian fare from its meticulously renovated diner setting — we recommend the greenhouse seating area in particular. Gus's Restaurant offers yet another tight synthesis of fine dining and casual-yet-upscale atmosphere, serving the freshest Atlantic catches of the day in a simple and inviting pub-like setting.
 
Even more great Italian cuisine awaits at Tredici North, whose highly polished ambiance is the perfect choice for date nights, high-stakes business meetings, or even just to enjoy their highly popular happy hour with your closest friends.
 
Full of New England charm, make time to enjoy the quaint, colonial-era ambiance at The Cobble Stone, delivering mouthwatering American staples in a setting fit for the happiest and most intimate gatherings. The Copper House offers Italian lovers yet another ultra-deluxe dining option, complete with brick-oven-fired pizzas and other choice options from their highly selective menu of thoughtfully crafted dishes. Their customizable brunch special, in particular, is an excellent choice.

Things to Do

 
Those living the luxury lifestyle in Purchase enjoy no shortage of fun and exciting community events hosted by the Harrison Recreation Department. You can further get to know your neighbors at the annual "It's Great to Live in Harrison" festival in the West Harrison Business District, complete with fireworks, music, and a luxury car show. During the annual Making Strides Breast Cancer Walk, hosted by Manhattanville College, you'll be able to unite once again with the deeply bonded Harrison community.
 
For a more private social experience, be sure to join one of the many clubs in the area. The Westchester Country Club hosts a superb golf course and somehow even more satisfying dessert options at its restaurant, which alone is worth the visit. Alternately, Harrison Meadows Country Club provides equally great amenities, as well as regionally renowned golf events, tournaments, and training programs.
 
To stay even more active, the spectacularly well-equipped Life Time Westchester fitness club has everything necessary to elevate your heart rate and physical well-being. Purchase also provides easy access to the beach — just follow Rye Town Park's beautiful winding trails to the calm Long Island Sound waters, and be sure to check out the spectacular early 1900s Spanish architecture along the way.

Schools

 
In addition to the public school system's International Baccalaureate program, Purchase's higher education options are simply outstanding — and they take extra strides to ensure maximum post-graduate success for its alumni.
 

 


Overview for Harrison / Purchase, NY

28,635 people live in Harrison / Purchase, where the median age is 38 and the average individual income is $74,215. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,635

Total Population

38 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$74,215

Average individual Income

Around Harrison / Purchase, NY

There's plenty to do around Harrison / Purchase, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

32
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
19
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score
37
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Poke Boba, Kids U, and Yoga Station.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.89 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.36 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.07 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.6 miles 13 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.2 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.62 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Harrison / Purchase, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Harrison / Purchase. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Parsons Memorial School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Louis M Klein Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Samuel J Preston School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Harrison High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
Keio Academy Of New York
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Harrison Avenue Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
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