3 Historic Homes You Can Snag for Under $700,000 in Westchester

These older homes have plenty of character, plus modern updates — and they’re all a bargain!

Coming off of our nation’s birthday, we’re feeling pretty nostalgic when it comes to window-shopping, so this week we’re focusing on local properties that have seen a thing or two, but that have also gotten a few choice upgrades.

Bonus: Every single one has an asking price under $700,000.


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Photos courtesy of Douglas Elliman

1104 Grant Ave., Pelham

Asking price: $659,000; est. annual taxes $19,253

Located in the residential neighborhood of Prospect Hill in Pelham Manor, this 1924 four bedroom, two bath home has undeniable character despite its myriad renovations. Hardwood floors, a fireplace, and French doors are just the beginning of this sun-filled home’s originality. There is a new kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, and with a three-season room off the kitchen overlooking the backyard this home is the perfect place for entertaining.

Listing Agent: Kathleen Yost, Douglas Elliman


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645 Lafayette Ave., Mount Vernon

Asking price: $535,000; est. annual taxes $14,388

Just a mile from the Pelham Metro-North station — putting it merely 20 minutes from 125th St. and 30 minutes to Grand Central — this Brooklyn-infused home in Mt. Vernon has it all.

With all-new electric including heated floors and and appliances, renovated kitchen and baths, and a wood burning insert stove, this humble abode is extremely charming and cost effective, all balancing modern and vintage sensibilities. A lovely, century-old tulip poplar tree in the backyard provides just the right amount of shade for a nice sit outside while the private balcony and high ceilings provide endless indoor room.

Listing Agent: Owern Berkowitz and Carol Marrone, Douglas Elliman


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2108 Crompond Rd., Yorktown

Asking price: $515,000; est. annual taxes $11,000

Within walking distance of town, this updated 1920s Colonial is the perfect mixture of character and convenience. With an open floor plan living room, updated kitchen, three bedrooms, and finished rec room, this home is a wonderful space for a busy family.

A large deck offers ample views of the backyard and property greenery, of which there’s plenty — the oversized lot allows for major growth potential!

Listing Agent: Peter Boulos, Douglas Elliman


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