With its peaceful, tree-lined streets, charming stores and restaurants, and river views, it's no surprise that this tranquil suburb is a popular destination in Westchester County. You can be in Manhattan in under an hour and still have a quiet small town lifestyle in Briarcliff Manor.
Whether you're looking to have coffee with friends at a local coffee shop, hike or bike through the Teatown Lake Reservation, or take in historic buildings, Briarcliff Manor offers opportunity for everyone. Its strong community has made Briarcliff a place to settle down for generations.
Today most Briarcliff Manor residents attend Briarcliff Manor Union Free School District. A few families attend Ossining Union Free School District. Many families pick Briarcliff Manor for its excellent schools.
With about 180 acres of recreational facilities and parks in Briarcliff Manor, there is a lot to keep you busy. You can spend a day on the Hudson River at Scarborough Park or pass time at the Village Youth Center, which has a deck, patio, outdoor basketball court, and an indoor facility for community programs.
The Scarborough MetroNorth station provides direct service to Grand Central, getting you to Manhattan in about 45 minutes. For drivers, Briarcliff Manor is conveniently located off of the Taconic State Parkway, and other state roads, linking you to the rest of the County.
Briarcliff Manor had its modern start as a farming community, and it still maintains that charming small town feel. With several buildings on the National Historic Registry, you can find a lot of historic charm throughout the village. With events like the Community Bonfire in the winter and its annual Memorial Day parade, Briarcliff Manor is a quaint small town with the conveniences of modern life.
450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.
Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.
Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.
Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.
Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.
Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.
The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.
Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.
This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.
Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.