North Salem, N.Y.
North Salem sits in the northeast corner of Westchester County, 55 miles from New York City and minutes from Connecticut. It`s a friendly town where privacy is cherished. Rural countryside and grazing horses are the essence of North Salem. Horse farms dominate the landscape of rolling fields and meandering roads. The countryside creates the perfect setting for the Goldens Bridge Hounds, a local hunt club. Equestrians find the area to be ideal, whether competing in nearby horse shows or just enjoying the miles of trails. North Salem is a pastoral retreat containing vast expanses of unspoiled country.
While North Salem is very rural it is not hard to find a few exquisite antique shops or top-notch restaurants. The privacy and beauty have made North Salem a convenient country get away for some of Manhattan’s high profile residents. Salem Center, Croton Falls and Purdys are the three small hamlets located within North Salem. Metro North train stations are available at both Purdys and Croton Falls. I-684 and I-84 are easily accessible. The North Salem School system has received the “Schools of Excellence” designation