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  • A small town that approximately 37,000 residents call home, Brighton is a place that is so desirable and well-known for its beauty that more people are moving to this quaint upstate town every day. Brighton has a lot to offer newcomers and residents: great homes, ample shopping choices, delectable dining options, excellent schools, and exciting venues in Brighton and nearby (less than five miles away) Rochester. With a large city so close, living in small town Brighton will open up much more shopping, and entertainment opportunities!

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7 Great Reasons To Call Brighton, NY Home

  • Famous Photography: For an unforgettable cultural experience, you must visit the George Eastman House in Rochester. The museum houses an enormous collection of 19th-century French and American photographs. Check out the Dryden Theatre exhibiting extensive films in all formats. The theater contains so many films that it's rated third in the nation for its motion picture collection. With a library that includeseducational opportunities and more, all housed in a historical mansion surrounded by astounding gardens, visiting will take your breath away!
  • Thrill Rides: For an exciting day with the kids, visit the Seabreeze Amusement Park, with a full splash water park. With some action-packed roller coasters, including the forgotten Greyhound and many others, and thrill rides to make even the most avid white-knucklers scream, it's sure to excite the entire family. Kiddie rides are also available, along with the typical dining options and souvenir shops.
  • Farmers Market: For those days when you just want to eat fresh, visit the Rochester Public Market (open year-round), with vendors that offer more than just delicious and home-grown fresh produce. Find samples of delectable international cuisine, florists, specialty coffee shops, food stands, breweries, and much more.
  • Museum of Play: Your kids will be thanking you for weeks after you visit The Strong. This museum specializes in exhibits for kids, including the world's largest collection of toys, dolls, and video games.
  • Bowling: For those chilly days when being outside is too brutal an option, check out L&M Lanes for bowling, tournaments, and food and drinks. Touted by many as a 5-star establishment in every way, L&M is a great place to grab some delicious food and hit the lanes!
  • Affordable Real Estate: Although Brighton is a highly desirable area in Monroe County, prices of homes have fluctuated in the past year, making property a lot more affordable with an average listing price at $229,994. However, real estate experts expect this area to rise in price, so getting in on a rent to own property of your own is a great investment in a wonderful community. Rental homes are also extremely affordable, so consider renting while you search for your dream home!
  • Real Estate Tax Reductions: The STAR exemption system is in place in Monroe County currently, which means homeowners get a major discount on property taxes. Even if you don't qualify for the tax reduction, property taxes in Monroe County are lower than they are in many other states; the tax rate in Brighton (as of 2014) was around 5.3 percent.