Residents of New Rochelle can easily enjoy a short 30 minute commute to New York City, with both suburban and urban living environment both available, while being offered at a more affordable price.
There are plenty of shopping centers and grocery stores, Costco, etc in New Rochelle.There are larger shopping centers and malls like the New Roc City, and the Westchester in White Plains just 15 minutes away. Downtown New Rochelle offers a large variety of dining options of many cuisines.
For those who enjoy the water, you can visit the Glen Island Park, 105-acre island park along the Long Island Sound with a beach. There are two private clubs: the New York Athletic Club and the Pelham Country Club, both with swimming pools. The New York Athletic Club's summer facility, Travers Island, offers pools, rowing and yachting along the Long Island Sound shore.
New Rochelle is conveniently located just North of New York City border, and has many public transportation options. There is the New Rochelle Metro North station, and parts of the town are close to the Larchmont Train Station and the Pelham Metro North Station ten minute drive away.
For those who drive, the building is a 30 minute drive North of New York City. There are very easy access to I-95, Route 1, and the Hutchinson River Parkway.
Visit our New York City commuter guide for more information.
Students living in New Rochelle mostly attend the New Rochelle School District.