7.4 out of 10

Valley Cottage

41.1197880785369 -73.9433993435248
Great for
  • Childcare
  • Clean & Green
  • Eating Out
  • Gym & Fitness
  • Internet Access
Not great for
  • Cost of Living
  • Lack of Traffic
  • Public Transport
Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists


4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 3/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Parking 5/5
  • Cost of Living 2/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 2/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5

"Your Gateway to Natural Beauty and Family Fun in the Hudson Valley Area!"

Valley Cottage, a small hamlet of Clarkstown, NY, is one of Rockland's prettiest rural communities. It's home to Clarkstown Central Schools, which is an excellent choice for your kids if you're thinking of moving to the area. It's very affordable (the median price for a home goes for anywhere between $219,000-$679,000+, but the area is very safe and perfect for families wishing to relocate to a quiet, suburban area.

Plus, you're right near great places for the family to go during a warm Spring or hot summer day: Nyack Beach Park, or Rockland Lake State Park (you can swim here as well as other outdoor recreational activities) and both are awesome places to visit any time of the year. There's wonderful restaurants in town like Dee Maria's (some of the best pizza in Rockland County can be found here), Cinco de Mayo for excellent Mexican, or Pie-Man Cottage for unforgettable family fun, plus great food---what more could you ask for? There's other restaurants as well like Jonnie's Wok, Valley Pizza, and Good Taste, Inc. (another Chinese food place); there's also the Cheesecake Factory in nearby West Nyack, which can both be family-friendly, as well as a fine location for a fun-filled evening of romantic dining, and Dave & Busters, which is like the older kids' version of Chuck E. Cheese (and lots of fun for all ages, too)! There's also an A&P in town for all your grocery shopping needs, the Happy Quilter, The Little Bake Shop, a RiteAid Pharmacy, Winky Dink Ink, Camera Dynamics and Bradco Supply Corporation, as well as others. There's more to be found in surrounding villages, such as West Nyack.

You'll be happy you chose Valley Cottage for your new home, because it's very safe, with beautiful scenic surroundings, a fantastic public library with awesome programs for everyone, wonderful parks to visit and enjoy, and amazing schools to offer an outstanding education for your kids, and is simply a great place to live and raise a family.
  • very safe and affordable
  • excellent schools
  • wonderful parks and awesome amenities
  • very high cost of living
  • must have a car to get around
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Tourists
  • LGBT+
  • Students
  • Country Lovers
  • Beach Lovers

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