Welcome to Purchase
Sophisticated living meets a relaxing and peaceful community
Purchase is a peaceful and yet affluent New York town located about one hour north of the hustle and bustle of New York City. As an up-and-coming town with several new developments, the town has an amazing family-friendly vibe while having the sophistication and amenities of a larger town. With many corporate headquarters in the area, such as MasterCard and PepsiCo, the area is becoming popular with working professionals and younger families looking for excellent job opportunities, a growing local economy, and peace from the megacities of the area.
Purchase is also home to several excellent schools and universities, becoming an excellent place to raise children. There are outdoor activities, the sculpture gardens at Pepsico, exhibits at the Neuberger Museum of the Arts, and amusement parks to keep children active and having fun.
What to Love
- Growing community with small-town charm
- Home to several corporate campuses
- Close to the nearby upscale Westchester Mall and nature
- Proximity to the city
Purchase is a community that takes it one step at a time, prioritizing relaxation and peace. Residents of the area are drawn to its newer construction on expansive properties.. Locals especially love the summer months in Purchase when they can take advantage of some of the top-notch country clubs in the tri-state area. Golfing and tennis are popular pastime activities.
Being within arm’s reach of New York City is a huge allure for residents. They enjoy both rural and urban life where they can spend a day at a local farmer’s market one weekend, and a night in the big city on another. The Purchase Community House and adjacent Library add to the family-friendly lifestyle.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
Purchase is known for a sophisticated, more refined approach to dining while incorporating diverse and local influences of the area. For a warm and homey dining experience, look to the Cobble Stone
, an American restaurant that has the stylings of an old-time tavern on the inside. For a more date night type of experience, Tredici North
is an amazing Italian restaurant featuring an expansive collection of drinks and wines. Finally, for some of the best pizza in the area as well as some lighter Italian fare, visit Trattoria 632
, perfect for a family night with outdoor seating.
Things to Do
While Purchase is more of a rural-suburban community, there are some amazing attractions and things to do in the area for a family-friendly weekend. Community events at the Purchase Community Center
show off the area’s historic charm, provide educational opportunities and summer camps. The sculpture garden at Pepsico
is a wonderful display of locally-made sculptures. Finally, the Neuberger Museum of Arts
has several events with traveling exhibits and educational opportunities for the whole family.
Purchase is known for amazing schools and universities, making it a great place to raise children, and is a wonderful destination for higher education, especially in the arts.
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