North Castle offers a quintessential small town feel just minutes away from everything. Its town square is the inspiration for Frosty the Snowman, and you can still feel the magic in the air there. Enjoy the serenity of nature and small town living, while still being close to the big city.
Despite its small size, North Castle offers residents and visitors plenty of opportunity. Whether you're enjoying one of their excellent nature preserves and parks for a hike or boat ride, dining at one of their many restaurants, or commuting to the office, you'll find that North Castle offers a little bit of everything.
North Castle has many great educational opportunities. Those living in North White Plains attend Valhalla Union Free School District, and those in Armonk and Banksville attend Byram Hills Central School District.
Each of North Castle's three hamlets offer wonderful dining experiences. From Westchester's best bagels in Armonk and Ralph's famous Italian ices in North White Plains, and Finch's Country Store in Banksville, you'll find many locally owned restaurants and coffee shops to enjoy.
An early refuge for people fleeing religious persecution, North Castle became an established settlement in 1730. It was the site of several significant events in the Revolutionary War, including George Washington's headquarters at the Elijah Miller House! North Castle eventually was home to one of the earliest airports in the County drawing famous flyers such as Charles Lingbergh.
Despite its country feel North Castle is home to several large, global companies. Long the world headquarters of IBM and MBIA, Armonk is home to several large business parks providing office space for businesses of all sizes and types. Its easy location off of I-684 makes North Castle a great destination to work.
450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.
Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.
Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.
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