Mt. Kisco

Incorporated as a village in 1875, Mount Kisco became a coterminous village/town in 1978 when the residents voted to secede from the towns of Bedford and New Castle. The town is located approximately 35 miles north of midtown Manhattan with a 55-minute train commute to Grand Central Station. The Metro North Station has municipal parking, and is located within walking distance of the village center.

The village has been described as the ‘commercial hub of Northern Westchester”, “'the shopping capital of Northern Westchester,” and “the healthcare capital of Northern Westchester.” Mount Kisco is all of these and more. Mount Kisco is also home to Northern Westchester Hospital, ranking as one of the top hospitals in the New York Metro area.

There are over 400 shops located in the town, including Target, Stop & Shop, Staples, The Gap, Starbucks, Chico’s, and Banana Republic, as well as two hotels - the Holiday Inn and Crabtree Kittle House Restaurant and Inn

Spanning the full spectrum of income levels and living accommodations, residents of Mount Kisco buy, rent, and sublet in a variety of neighborhoods and in a variety of homes. Condos, coops, apartments, single-family and multi-family homes and luxury estate houses all happily coexist. Mount Kisco has something for everyone.


Town Facts

  • Mount Kisco is a coterminous village/town

  • Local Highways: Saw Mill Parkway, Taconic State Parkway, I-684, route 117

  • Distance to NYC: 35 miles

  • Area: 3.07 sq miles

  • Population: 10,877 (2010 census)


Transportation

Commuters from Mount Kisco are able to reach Grand Central Station within an hour from several nearby stations on Metro North’s Harlem Line. The Mount Kisco station is located within walking distance of the village center.

Two nearby stations are Bedford Hills which is located at 46 Depot Plaza, and the Chappaqua station on Greeley Ave.

All stations offer a variety of parking options:

Connecting Services

Beeline Bus Route #19 runs to/from Katonah, Bedford Hills, Mount Kisco, Chappaqua, Pleasantville, Briarcliff Manor and Ossining.

Taxis

  • Kisco Cab Car Service 914-666-6000

  • Ernie's Taxi & Car Service 914-666-7373

  • Mount Kisco Taxi / Car Service 914-666-7777, 914-244-4444

  • Ernie’s Transportation 914-666-7379

  • Greeley Taxi & Limo (Chappaqua) 914-238-0713

  • Chappaqua Airport & Limousine Service 914-238-3195

  • Pleasantville Taxi (Pleasantville) 914-610-8668

  • Frank's Taxi (Bedford Hills) 914-666-6002

Airport

Westchester County Airport is only a 20 minute drive.


Education

Public SchoolS

Mount Kisco is serviced by the Bedford Central School District, including Bedford, Pound Ridge and Mount Kisco. The district's academic programs are consistently ranked among the country's finest, regularly graduating finalists and semi-finalists for National Merit Scholarships and recipients of Regents scholarships. On average over 90% of the district's graduating seniors go on to college.


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

Private Schools

Religious Schools


Recreation


Shopping/Dining

  • Do your grocery shopping at Stop & Shop at the intersection of routes 172 & 117, Shop Rite on route 117 in Bedford Hills, and Whole Foods in Chappaqua.

  • A & S Marketplace is an Italian specialty marketplace that prepares authentic, fresh and delicious food each and every day! They carry a wide variety of Italian imported goods, from olive oils to pastas to coffee. Convenience of private parking and a dedicated and knowledgeable staff who treat patrons like family.

  • Green’s Natural Foods is your local reliable health food store that offers everything you need from organic produce, natural groceries and dietary supplements. 

  • Mount Kisco is home to many restaurants. Whatever your taste in food there is a good chance it is being served in Mount Kisco. Visit this Restaurant Guide showing all the restaurants that are currently located in the Mount Kisco area. The list is updated regularly. 

  • Crabtree's Kittle House Restaurant & Inn was built in 1790, and today it is a farm-to-table restaurant, with award winning wine cellar and bed & breakfast. The upscale restaurant offers New American cuisine. 

  • Kisco River Eatery has been completely redesigned and transformed into an elegant, intimate dining space that has quickly become a local favorite for fine dining and the place to gather with family and friends. Fresh, interesting food, served in a friendly environment with affordable prices make this a wonderful eatery. 

  • The Exit 4 Food Hall is the first of its kind in Westchester County offering local, freshly-prepared food and drinks. The food emphasizes locally-sourced and artisanal crafted items, with constantly changing menus featuring fresh and seasonal food.

  • You'll love 5 Spice Teahouse & Restaurant, not only for the unique take on Asian cuisine, but also for its personable, friendly staff and great atmosphere.

  • There are over 400 shops located in the town, including Target, Staples, The Gap, TJ Maxx, Starbucks, Chico’s, and Banana Republic. For women’s’ luxury consignment, go to the Penny Pincher Boutique, and for wonderfully curated collection of handmade, unique, eclectic, and one-of-a-kind items go to Beehive Designer Collective.

  • Home Depot is thirty minutes away in Brewster, Yonkers and the Cortlandt Town Center.

  • The Westchester Mall is just 15 minutes away in White Plains (Louis Vuitton, Nordstrom’s, Neiman Marcus, Ann Taylor, Burberry, Coach and more!)


Market profiles are prepared in collaboration with real estate agents who either live or work in the town they write about.

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