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Palisades Neighborhood Information

Palisades is a sparsely populated hamlet that epitomizes what country living is all about. It is located in
Rockland County, NY.

The hamlet has no legislative bodies, nor mayor. It does, however, have its own post office, library, and zip code 10964. It is also almost entirely residential with the exception of a small industrial area that’s located on the Tappan border and two non-conforming properties on Route 9W.

The hamlet hugs the southernmost border of Rockland County and is just 15 minutes away from the George Washington Bridge, and within 2 hours of New Jersey.

Within the hamlet, there is an enclave of about 100 houses known as Snedens Landing that was named after a ferryman - Robert Sneden. The jaw-dropping scenic views of Snedens Landing attract affluent well-educated individuals as well as celebrities.

The hamlet has its own historic district known as the Closter Road - Oak Tree Road Historic District. This area comprises 19 properties that reflect the historic core of the hamlet that is Palisades and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.

Real Estate For Sale In Palisades, NY

Over the years, prices for properties and real estate in Palisades, and its neighborhoods, have soared. Houses have become more and more expensive with some prices almost doubling in the last decade. Properties are mostly exclusive and high end, for affluent homebuyers, along with impressive new constructions and large square feet properties.

Most of the homes that are available for sale go for a million dollars or more. You could, for example, easily find a home valued at $10,000,000. But even with the high prices, the beauty and charm that accompany the area, as well as the impressive lot sizes and sqft of the properties, make the cost worth every penny.

The area is home to the Palisades Community Center, as well as a variety of neighborhoods with and without HOA.

Current residents include Bill Murray, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Al Pacino, Jane Pauley and husband Garry Trudeau, Trey Anastasio, and more.

Former residents include Laurence Olivier, Vivien Leigh, Jerome Robbins, Ellen Burstyn, Lorraine Bracco, Katharine Cornell, John Steinbeck, Orson Welles, and many more.

Another thing that makes Palisades really attractive to families is the availability of a variety of schools. The district has six schools, including Tappan Zee High School, Cottage Lane Elementary School, William O. Schaefer Elementary School, South Orangetown Middle School, Tappan Zee Elementary School, and special-education Palisades Pre-K School.

For recreation, the nearby 687-acre Tallman Mountain State Park on the Hudson River provides residents with the opportunity to play softball, swim, hike, go biking, or fishing.

No matter type of home you're looking for in Palisades, NY, Ellis Sotheby's has every real estate listing that you could possibly want. View all of our properties or take your virtual tour today and find your dream home.


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