Spuyten Duyvil, Bronx

Rachel McCray
Rachel McCray


Spuyten Duyvil Bronx

Located just below Riverdale and above the Harlem River, Spuyten Duyvil is an upper-middle-class neighborhood in the Northwest area of the Bronx.

Its scenic qualities and close proximity to desirable neighborhoods like Riverdale and Fieldston have attracted affluent families to the community. 

It is a relatively quiet neighborhood with many parks, most popularly the 9-acre Henry Hudson Park, filled with athletic courts and a baseball field.

The confluence of the Spuyten Duyvil Creek, Harlem, and Hudson Rivers separates Manhattan from the Bronx.

It is often referred to as the suburbs of Manhattan with most of the neighborhood consisting of large houses and villas.

Fun Fact:If you visit, look for the Riverdale Bell Tower, inscribed with the names of every person who served in World War I from Spuyten Duyvil and Riverdale.

Public Transportation

Spuyten Duyvil is served by the Hudson Line of the Metro-North Railroad.

The Spuyten Duyvil station provides service to Grand Central Terminal and to the north into Westchester County.

The fare is $6.75 off-peak times and $9.25 during peak hours.

There are three express buses that will take you to Manhattan and local buses will take you to the 1 train in Marble Hill, which is close by.

BusBXM1, BXM2, BXM18, BX10, BX20

Average Rent Prices

A good mixture of suburbs and city, Spuyten Duyvil has high-rise buildings and co-ops as well as blocks of freestanding houses.

It's also relatively affordable compared to many neighborhoods to its south. 

Great views of the Harlem River or Hudson River are not uncommon finds.

Here are the average rent prices in the Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood:

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Public & Charter Schools

Spuyten Duyvil falls into District 10.

Here are some of the most popular area schools in the Spuyten Duyvil neighborhood:

P.S. 024 Spuyten DuyvilPublic - PK-8 - 964 studentsRobust arts program. One of the highest performing schools in the Bronx.
Kinneret Day SchoolPublic - PreK-8 - 233 studentsGreat academics with strong Hebrew and Jewish education. Personal attention to every child.
International Leadership Charter High SchoolCharter - 9-12 - 390 studentsStudy Chinese or Spanish, learn tae kwon do and study piano or percussion. Attendance is good and the graduation rate is high.
Fieldston Middle/Upper SchoolPrivate (Independent) - 9-12 - 990 studentsPart of the Ivy Preparatory School League. Many athletic and co-curricular opportunities. Emphasizes critical thinking skills, multiple forms of literacy, quantitative reasoning, self‐regulation, and organization.


Although it's not exactly considered the best spot for world-class cuisines, Spuyten Duyvil has some great restaurants for its residents.

A family-owned Italian eatery that offers generous portions of fresh, good food is the Kappock Cafe and Wine Bar, a hidden gem in the Knolls Crescent strip mall.

This place has become a local staple for the neighborhood.

Don't miss the very charming and hip Moss Cafe if you're looking for coffee along with some delicious and kosher farm-to-table entrees, pastries or brunch.

In addition to being a pescatarian restaurant, they have strictly vegetarian and vegan options as well. It gets crowded between noon and 2 p.m., so be sure to stop by way before then.

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