Briarcliff Manor

The Village of Briarcliff Manor is located in northern Westchester along the Hudson River. A part of the original Philipsburg Manor, it grew into two separate hamlets; Scarborough and Whitson’s Corner, which later became known as the village of Briarcliff.

This rustic, residential environment is within easy commuting distance to Manhattan. The village center is a quaint tree lined commercial area offering charming restaurants shops and community services. The Police and Fire Station, Post Office, Village Hall, newly renovated Law Park, Town Recreation Center with outdoor pool, tennis and paddle courts are all located in the village center.

Briarcliff has retained its friendly atmosphere as it continues to grow into one of Westchester’s most sought after community. The village offers a variety of housing options-turn-of-the-century estates with dramatic river views, classic center hall colonials, contemporaries, new construction and condominiums can all be found.

Town Facts


Briarcliff commuters of can reach Grand Central Station within 42 minutes on the Hudson Line of Metro North Railway from the Scarborough Train Station, located at 156 Scarborough Station Road. It is 5-7 minutes from the Village Center.

Parking facility:

No meters; parking by permit only in two public lots and a private lot. Please contact the Briarcliff Manor Village Clerk for permits (914-941-4801).


  • Beeline Bus Service: 914-813-7777

  • Briarcliff Bus Company, Inc. 914-941-5139

  • B. C. Taxi: 914-941-7080


Westchester County Airport is a 30 minute drive.


Public Schools

Students are housed in three Briarcliff Schools and is the recipient of the Blue Ribbon Award of Excellence from the New York Department of Education.

You can also check the website of New York State Education Department for the full school report on Briarcliff schools.


Private Schools


Religious Schools



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