The small area of Bedford Corners is situated within the hamlets of Bedford Hills and Bedford Village, which are located in the town of Bedford, New York.
The small area of Bedford Corners is situated within the hamlets of Bedford Hills and Bedford Village, which are located in the town of Bedford, New York. This nook of Westchester County features a hilly and rocky terrain, dotted with stately hardwood trees. In fact, the nearby Bedford Oak is a 300-year old landmark showcasing elegant sprawling limbs. The town of Bedford features many historic homes and buildings accented by both Gothic Revival and Greek Revival architecture.
Although the area is almost completely residential, commercial stores such as Target and several other smaller shops are located just a stone's throw away, on the border of neighboring town, Mt. Kisco and North Bedford Rd. In fact, its rural atmosphere and convenience to nearby necessities are one of the feature points of Bedford Corners. The Metro North line serves the Bedford Hills station, and delivers passengers to Grand Central Terminal in just under an hour, although nearly 70% of residents travel to work by car. For longer trips, the Westchester County Airport is located just 12 miles from Bedford Corners.
Children in Bedford Corners attend the Bedford Central School District. Five elementary schools serve the children of Bedford Corners as well as parts of nearby Pound Ridge and New Castle. Fox Lane Middle School educates children in grades 6-8, and Fox Lane High School serves children in grades 9-12. High school children score well on SATs, with averages well above that of the rest of the state. Nearly all graduates go on to attend a four-year college.
The area of Bedford Corners is recognized as a prime location for quiet, private living, and an ideal spot for celebrities, as well as those seeking a peaceful weekend retreat.