With the Hudson River and the many lakes and reservoirs, there are plenty of gorgeous homes and condos in Rockland County NY with gorgeous water views. For a complete list, you can choose to view all the Rockland County water view properties for sale as a list, or displayed on a map:
Rockland County is located in the lower Hudson Valley, just North of the New Jersey border. It is located 15 miles Northwest of New York City, on the West side of the Hudson River.
The close proximity to New York City make Rockland County a viable place to live for commuters. Housing prices in the county are relatively cheaper than Westchester County and Bergen County NJ. There are some excellent school districts for students. Most of the towns are also very safe, with some frequently being nominated as the "Best town to live in" and "Safest Town to live in" by national magazines.
Rockland County offers suburban living among beautiful parklands. Approximately 30% of the county is devoted to parks, including the popular state parks like Bear Mountain State Park, Harriman State Park, and the Nyack Beach State Park along the Hudson River.
You will find beautiful golf courses in Rockland County along with water sports and fishing opportunities at the various lakes in the county, and along the Hudson River. Many homes in Rockland County offer beautiful water and mountain views.
In addition to nature, Rockland County offers convenient shopping and entertainment. You will find lots of shopping around the Palisades Mall area in West Nyack and Nanuet. For a more unique experience, you can spend time at the charming river towns in Nyack and Piermont.
Rockland County is at the Southern part of the Hudson Valley. The Hudson Valley offers wonderful farms, wineries, and a bucolic country lifestyle.
Rockland County is conveniently located just North of the New Jersey border, and Southern-most part of the county is only a little over 20 miles North of New York City. Without traffic, you can drive from many towns in Rockland County to New York City in under one hour.
The major roadways in Rockland County include Interstate 87 and I-287, which connects to other parts of New York and other states. Other roads that connect to New Jersey and other towns within Rockland County include Route 9W along the Hudson River, 202, and the Palisades Parkway.
For driving to Manhattan, you will need to cross the Hudson River via Tappan Zee Bridge or the George Washington Bridge. Due to the traffic on the bridges and other roads during rush hour, many residents who need to commute would choose to take public transportations to New York City.
For commuters, there are great public transportation options available for commuting to New York City. There are several Metro-North train stations in Rockland County that brings you to Penn Station in New York City. There are Coach commuter bus has routes that reaches Port Authority and midtown in New York City. There are also park and ride nearby.
Visit our New York City commuter guide for more information.
There are 8 public school districts in Rockland County New York. There are some highly regarded public schools in Rockland County. For more information about each school district, visit our Rockland County School District page.
Rockland County Government Website: http://rocklandgov.com/
Rockland County Tourism Website: http://www.explorerocklandny.com/
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