Cortlandt’s suburban atmosphere makes it an ideal location for those wishing to settle in a family-oriented environment that is located within convenient commuting distance to New York City.
The florishing town of Cortlandt, New York is located in northwestern Westchester County. More than 41,000 residents make up the population of this eclectic area. Travel time to Grand Central Terminal is just over one hour via the Metro-North Line, making for a reasonable commute for those who wish to work in the city.
There are several communities located within Cortlandt, most of them catering to families who wish to escape the confines of apartment living and give their children spacious backyards in which to play. The town offers plenty of recreation for the young and old as well. The Steven Herbert Memorial Skate Park offers skaters quarter pipes and half rails, while the Sprout Brook Park features more mature recreation with a 22-acre parkland that offers a man-made lake for swimming, volleyball, and views of the Hudson Highways Gateway Park. Avid swimmers enjoy the Olympic-sized swimming pool at the Charles J. Cook Recreation Center. Other attractions in Cortlandt include the Shipwreck Golf Amusement Center, craft beer center, Cortlandt Beer Company, and the 1890 House Museum, a historic Gothic-style manor open for tours.
Cortlandt is part of two different school districts - Lakeland Central School District and Hendrick Hudson School District.