A Trip to Chappaqua, New York

Welcome to Chappaqua, New York!  Just a short 49 minute drive from Manhattan, Chappaqua is charming hamlet in northern Westchester County, New York. The town was settled in the 1730’s by Quakers from Purchase, New York. Farming became the local trade, which gave way to dairy cattle and milk production. The railroad marked the arrival of the commuter from New York and continued to encourage the development of Chappaqua. The lists of famous or noteworthy citizens have grown quite lengthy over the years and are a source of local pride in the community. Horace Greeley, along with former President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton are among the list of noteworthy residents of Chappaqua. Rehoboth, Horace Greeley’s home in Chappaqua, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and a popular focus of attraction.

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While staying in Chappaqua, look for the Crabtree’s Kittle House, a world renowned B & B in the area where you can settle to rest and rejuvenate. The Kittle House has been owned and operated by the Crabtree Family since 1981, who has returned the house to its former glory. Some of these renovations included transforming the stables into an award-winning wine cellar. Your time in Chappaqua should include a trip to the Horace Greeley House and the Farmers Market. Both reflect the flavor and atmosphere of the community.

While in Chappaqua, let Julia B Fee Sotheby’s International Realty introduce you to Greeley Manor Estates: 643 King St. The approved subdivision of hilltop estates from 2 to 5+ acres includes magnificent views of the picturesque landscape.  Japanese Maples, European birches and White oaks finely accent the acreage. Site plans allow for 6,000+ square foot homes with a pool. This property is near the train station and within minutes to town. Let us help you make Chappaqua your home.




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