What is Waccabuc New York? | Waccabuc NY Real Estate

Waccabuc is a hamlet and lake in the town of LewisboroWestchester CountyNew York. It was first established as a vacation home for the Mead family, for whom the core road of the hamlet, Mead Street, is named. It is mostly known for its lake, Lake Waccabuc, for which the hamlet was named.

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[edit]Demographic

The median home value of Waccabuc is the highest of any zip-code in Westchester and is almost double the median for the town of Lewisboro and four times the value of the median of the county overall.[1]

The median household income, as of 2010, is $167,391 and the average household income is $240,258.[2]

Over 92% of Waccabuc residents are white. Just over 3% are Asian and 1% African-American. No other ethnicity is represented by more than 1% of the population.[2]

[edit]Residential Property and Conservation

Waccabuc is set apart from the other hamlets of Lewisboro, as well as most other towns in Westchester, in that all property must be on a minimum of two acres of land and, on most streets, the property minimum increases to four acres of land. To further maintain the beauty of Waccabuc a 100 acre piece of land was bought by all residents of Waccabuc through the Waccabuc Land Owner’s Association for conservation purposes as well as to provide hiking trails.[3]

[edit]History

It was first established as a vacation home for the Mead family, for whom the core road of the hamlet, Mead Street, is named. It is mostly known for its lake, Lake Waccabuc, for which the hamlet was named. The Mead family vacation house in Waccabuc has since become the privately owned Waccabuc Country Club,[4] which owns two large stretches of golf-fields and a lake-front.

The Mead Memorial Chapel and The Homestead are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

The Waccabuc Land Owner’s Council publishes a quarterly magazine distributed to all residents of Waccabuc.[6]

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