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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Dream Home: Penthouse Edition?
For the third year, Westchester Magazine is spearheading a Dream Home project. Working with area builders, designers and vendors, the magazine has helped to create luxurious homes in Armonk, at Hudson Harbor in Tarrytown and now a fabulous 5,400 sq. ft. penthouse at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester. Tours of the completed, furnished Penthouse are open to the public.

Are reservations required for House Tours?
We ask that you make a reservation in advance for a House Tour. This will ensure that time slots are not overbooked and that all visitors have an enjoyable time during their tour. Reservations can be made online at westchestermagazine.com/dreamhome.

Are the tours guided?
An open house style of touring will allow visitors to stroll throughout the Penthouse, spending as much time as they wish in each room. We estimate that it will take you 30 minutes to tour the entire 5,400 square-foot property.

When are the tours?
The tours run Fridays through Sundays, Sept. 12 to Oct. 19, 2014: 10 am to 4 pm. The last tour begins at 3 pm. The Dream Home is closed to the public Mondays through Thursdays.

Where do the tours begin?
Tours will begin in the lobby of Tower 2 at The Residences at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester, 5 Renaissance Square in White Plains.

How much are tickets?
A donation of $20 is suggested to support Westchester Magazine’s Dream Home: Penthouse Edition charity, My Sisters’ Place. This donation is payable by cash, check or credit card at the start of the tour, or by credit card through the charity’s website, mspny.org.

Where do I park?
Valet parking ($5 fee with validated parking ticket) is available at The Ritz-Carlton, Westchester. Parking is also available at street meters and nearby municipal garages.

When is the last tour of the day?
The last tour begins at 3 pm.

Are children permitted?
Children over 12 are welcome.

Is the Penthouse wheelchair accessible?
We will do our best to accommodate those with disabilities on a case-by-case basis. If you have any special needs or requirements, please contact us in advance.

Will food and drink be available?
No food or drink will be available during the house tours, nor will visitors be allowed to bring their own.

No strollers
No food or drink
No backpacks
No photography
No video
No bulky shoulder/tote bags

For more information, please call (914) 345-0601.



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