Rye Brook is a small, upscale village located in the Town of Rye. Just 40 minutes from Manhattan and one of the youngest villages, established in 1982, it has quickly become one of the most desirable areas to live in Westchester County.The town almost completely residential is celebrated for its sought after schools and quiet atmosphere.Rye Brook is one of America's designated "Tree City" villages.
While the village is only 3.5 square miles Rye Brook has emphasized the importance of parks.The village is currently home to 6 public parks.At this time several of these parks offer various amenities ranging from walking trails to tennis and basketball courts.Even the companies that have decided to settle in Rye Brook for their corporate headquarters are located inattractive buildings laying on large parcels of well maintained land.
The Rye Brook schools are some of the most desirable in Westchester County with small class sizes, an excellent program for Learning Disabilities as well as a tight knit community.Blind Brook High School was rated 88th in Newsweeks' US High School rankings in 2006.
While Rye Brook does not offer a system of mass transit, the village is ideally located near several major highways including the Hutchinson Parkway, Interstate 287 and I-95.Also, routes NY-120 and NY120-A run through the town.For commuters going into the city, nearby Port Chester, Rye and Greenwich all offer train access to Manhattan and Stamford.
Rye Brook offers two luxury hotels for visitors, The Rye Hilton and Doral Arrowood both of which host many high profile events each year.The Rye Ridge Shopping Center located on South Ridge Street is always the center of activity.The shopping center offers many small specialty shops, a gourmet grocery store, bank, pharmacy, movie theatre and New York style deli offering many specialty foods not found in the average corner deli.
Rye Brook offers the quiet, residential opportunity for those who prefer to be near the nightlife, restaurants and shopping but not surrounded by it.