A Guide to the Whiteface Region in the Adirondack Mountains, NY

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In the heart of the High Peaks, the Adirondacks' Whiteface Region is a four-seasons destination – but one that shines brightest in winter. Towering mountains, pristine lakes and dense forest characterize this area that was home to not one, but two, Winter Olympics. From the tranquil forest blanketed in snowfall, perfect for hiking — to its famous white-capped peaks that beckon skiers and snowboarders from around the globe — this winter wonderland offers endless adventure. Four towns make up the Whiteface Region: Au Sable Forks, Jay, Upper Jay and Wilmington. Whiteface Mountain is the region's crown jewel, whose 3,166 foot vertical drop is the highest in the East. The mountain is one of five Winter Olympics sites in the area, and the only location on the East Coast to host the winter games. In summer, the mountain remains a tourist attraction, with scenic gondola rides and hiking. NYC residents may be reluctant to book a trip thinking the Adirondacks are too far for a weekend; but the park begins just 215 miles from NYC, easily reached in under four hours. (Or catch the daily flight from JFK to SLK!) From there, we’re heading about an hour deeper into the park, down its scenic roads through idyllic mountain towns, and into the Whiteface Region. Check out our guide below for the best places to hike and explore – plus where to stay, eat and drink during your stay in the area. Where to Stay Around Whiteface: NewVida in Wilmington, NY NewVida Preserve in Wilmington, NY has striking architecture, a bar and restaurant, plus 14 cozy rooms to choose from. Onsite amenities also include a gym and wellness center and 35+ miles of trails. There's no shortage of lodging in the Whiteface Region – but we love an authentic Adirondack lodge with staff and services, especially in the otherwise pretty isolated landscape. Our lodging pick is NewVida Preserve, who's just reopened to the public after years of private ownership. This classic Adirondack lodge hosts 14 beautiful rooms, a restaurant, bar, and bistro – plus a wellness center with yoga, gym, and massage. Located on a 2,000 mountainous preserve, it also features 35+ miles of hiking trails. Throughout the hotel, guests will spot vintage items alluding to Paleface Mountain; this is NewVida's previous life. For three decades, the property operated as a ski mountain with five lifts and 44 runs. While there are plans to restore and reopen some of the runs, for now, guests may explore on foot. While doing so, be on the lookout for Paleface's former bull wheels, ski warming huts, lean to’s and cabins. A King View Room (no. 10) at NewVida Preserve. Photo c/o NewVida Preserve. Back inside NewVida, its new owners have carefully restored and renovated the lodge, preserving its vintage charm while updating the necessities. The dining room and bar ...

Pet-Friendly Getaways in the Catskills

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Are you yearning for a pet-friendly getaway in the Catskills where you can explore the great outdoors with your best pal? Look no further: below, we've compiled a list of the pet-friendliest getaways in the Catskills. This bunch of hotels and Airbnbs go a step further than allowing pets – they welcome them, with perks like no pet fees, treats and bowls, bandanas and belly rub vouchers. As you plan your next escape, consider our pet-friendliest stays – ensuring that your getaway is not just a vacation, but a shared experience with your beloved companions. It's a true retreat for the whole family, paws and all! Scribner's Lodge in Hunter, NY Photo: Magrino PR Scribner's Lodge is your year-round escape for city dwellers and their furry friends, nestled among towering mountains, waterfalls, and peaceful swimming holes – with very close proximity to Hunter Mountain. Recognizing the great outdoors is best shared with man's best friend, Scribner's Lodge welcomes dogs through its Pupstater Program, providing toys, treats, a custom bandana and dog tag allowing owners and pets to take a small piece of the Catskills home. They also provide bowls for their stay. Don't forget to inquire about "pup-up" events! Plan your next visit with the Escape Brooklyn feature on Scribner's Lodge. Location: 125 Miles from NYC in Hunter, NY Perk: Guests can spend the entire weekend on the 20-acre property without having to leave for food or entertainment. Its on-site restaurant, Prospect, is fantastic for dinners or cocktails, and breakfast is included in the price of your room. Pet Policy: The Pupstater Program is a $50 nightly non-refundable fee for up to two dogs. Any additional dogs will incur an additional $50 nightly fee. Audrey's Farmhouse in Wallkill, NY Photo: Winnie Au Nestled in historic charm, Audrey's Farmhouse is equal parts rustic elegance with modern luxury. Both their Old Mill and Greenhouses locations pet-fee-free. Open year-round, owners Sally and Doug welcome your furry companions as cherished family members. Known for their impeccable service, they provide a bowl and treat at check-in and can arrange pet-sitting. For any extra doggie essentials such as bowls, waste bags, pup towels, or treats, simply reach out to Guest Services and they ensure these items are placed in your rooms for your convenience. Location: 85 Miles from NYC in Wallkill, NY Of note: Novice hikers, including those with pets, will delight in the brief journey to Awosting Falls: a 60-foot waterfall cascading into a pristine, expansive pool that transforms into a gentle stream. The trek to the falls is a pet-friendly, easy 40-minute round trip from the parking lot, featuring a predominantly flat carriage road. Pet Policy: Bring em if you got em! There is a maximum of two dogs per room; please ensure pets are updated on vaccinations and protected from fleas and ticks. When your pups are enjoying ...

Updated Winter 2023: A Guide to Kingston, NY

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Ninety miles north of NYC, the Hudson River Valley town of Kingston, NY is situated at the base of the Catskill Mountains on the Rondout Creek. As the original capital city of New York, it’s loaded with history and incredible architecture — plus, a very vibrant art community. Like many Hudson Valley towns, its history, natural beauty and affordability has recently drawn in the creative types who have relocated and made Kingston their home — and are, in turn, opening restaurants, shops, studios and other small businesses. Read on for our guide to Kingston, New York, with recommendations on where to stay, eat, drink, shop, hike, and more. Where to Stay in Kingston, NY: Hotel Kinsley Hotel Kinsley's Wall St Suite is a loft-like space featuring original ornate moldings, king bed, full living/seating area, and a marble tile bathroom with a walk-in rain shower and luxurious oversized soaking tub. We love boutique hotel Hotel Kinsley, who offers guests beautiful rooms throughout four buildings in Kingston’s Stockade District. Dating to the 19th century, each building is stylistically and architecturally distinct; each pay homage to the Kingston’s past as well, heavily rooted in generations of art, travel, and nature. The buildings are closely nestled throughout the oldest part of the city, with its characteristic colorful facades and Federal-style architecture. The first of the four buildings to open was Kinsley’s flagship, 301 Wall Street; since then, guest rooms have opened in three additional buildings. The flagship is a restored 19th century bank building that also houses Kinsley's airy restaurant, with towering ceilings, a mezzanine for private dining or meetings, and the coziest cocktail bar. Above Restaurant Kinsley's kitchen, a large mural by artist Happy Menocal serves as a focal point, the same artist whose work is used throughout Hotel Kinsley’s cheerful website. Above Restaurant Kinsley, ten guest rooms are located on its upper floors. Guests enter through the bar, check-in inside the bank's original vault, then head upstairs via a historic elevator. From the rooms to the restaurant to the bar, the interiors are stunning, each space totally unique but cohesive in the use of color palette and texture — thanks to the handiwork of interior designer Robert McKinley. What to Do in Kingston, NY: Shopping, Galleries, and Exploring Town Wall St in Uptown Kingston, NY is lined with boutique shops, galleries and restaurants. Much of Kingston’s appeal is being at the epicenter of “Upstate” culture in the Hudson Valley. Exploring town, and the region, is a must! The town is comprised of three distinct neighborhoods: Uptown (also called the Stockade District), Midtown, and the Rondout (downtown.) Uptown Kingston is the most architecturally distinctive, with colorful painted buildings facades along Main and North Front Streets – plus some exceptionally preserved historic buildings in the blocks surrounding. In this part of town, don't miss staples like Kingston ...

A Guide to Livingston Manor, NY

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In Sullivan County, 100 miles from New York City, Livingston Manor describes itself as "a small town with a big yard.” In 2019, Condé Nast declared it the “Catskills’ Newest Hotspot." Through the two descriptions sound pretty far apart, as Livingston Manor locals with some authority – we agree with both.


Canopy Hill House in Roxbury, NY

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Perched high on a hill with incredible views of the mountains, Canopy Hill House is an exceptional Airbnb in Roxbury, NY. The modern farmhouse exudes both tranquility and character, with thoughtful touches for guests like its noteworthy coffee setup, plus Made In and Melsen supplies in its remarkably beautiful kitchen. To help guests relax, bath salts and yoga mats are provided.

Cherry Hill in Accord, NY

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Midcentury vacation rental Cherry Hill sits atop a hill with panoramic views of the Shawangunk mountain ridge. Drink in the views from its large hot tub — or opt to watch sunset from the living room, whose large stone fireplace is adjacent to a wall of windows overlooking the mountains. Stunning oversized windows throughout, multiple dining spaces and patios, a well-equipped kitchen and two cozy fireplaces makes this home the perfect destination for a retreat from the city any time of year.

Poets Hill in Hudson, NY

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Located on a quiet country road outside of Hudson, NY, Poets Hill was designed with serenity in mind. Rent one or both homes on-site: its pool house accommodates up to four guests in two bedrooms, while its tiny house accommodates two. At the pool house, take advantage of the expansive outdoor area, with a large deck that's home to a Viking grill/BBQ, sink, and large dining table for al fresco meals, poolside. Its 82 foot pool is open May through October 1, weather permitting.

Neversink River Resort: Camping & Event Space in Godeffroy, NY

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80 miles from NYC, the one-of-a-kind Neversink River Resort is equal parts campy throwback and modern hospitality — striking a perfect balance for lovers of the outdoors. Following a recent renovation from NYC-based Time Studio, Neversink River Resort’s facelift hits all the right notes — pristine bathrooms, and thoughtful amenities — while preserving the vibe that made camp “cool" in the first place. Perfect for events of all sizes, grounds can accommodate up to 300 total guests in 22 cabins, and 3 yurts — plus camping and RV sites.

Wonders Never Cease in Roscoe, NY

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90 miles from New York City in Roscoe, NY, Wonders Never Cease isn’t just a cozy log cabin — it’s a world of wonder! Nestled in nature with splendid views and light, unwind with a cocktail on one of its three porches, cozy up by the wood stove, and soak up the splendor of the outdoors from its brand-new Alumi hot tub and Redwood Outdoors sauna. Three bedrooms sleeps up to six guests at this cozy cabin, spread over three floors, with one bedroom on each floor. Dual living rooms means tons of room to spread out; spend afternoons and evenings prepping memorable meals in the sunny kitchen, then retire to the upstairs living room with a cozy wood burning stove, or head downstairs to the second living room with a large smart TV.

Catskills Cloud House in Phoenicia, NY

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This gorgeous farmhouse has just been renovated into the perfect rental – especially for those wanting a quick, easy getaway without a car. Hop on the Trailways Bus and arrive into the small town of Phoenicia, where the house is just a 5 minute walk from Main Street. Walk into town for meals, or prepare breakfast, lunch and dinner in the beautiful kitchen and dining area. The trailhead for the Tanbark Trail is walkable from the house, as is the beautiful Esopus River for fishing, tubing, or just taking a cool-off dip.


From Mood-Board to Move-In: Customizable New Build Homes by Welcome


Looking to build a brand-new, personalized home? Based in Upstate and Westchester, New York, Welcome promises that homebuyers can go from mood-board to move-in with just a few clicks. Armed with a mood board and a color palette, we worked with Welcome’s designers to easily create an Escape Brooklyn-inspired dream escape — seen below — within Welcome’s Modern Cabin 3.

With many active build projects along the East Coast, Welcome has taken the homebuilding process entirely online, and has streamlined into just a handful of simple steps. Here’s how it works:

  1. Use their interactive map to choose your perfect plot of land. All plots have been analyzed by Welcome’s proprietary AI land-vetting technology, so you know they’re conducive to a build!
  2. Use their interactive digital design studio to design your home. For any given Welcome home, there are over 200,000 design combination options. No “cookie cutter” vibes, ever.
  3. Make an offer on the land and construction costs. This offer secures your home, as well as a builder. Once your offer is accepted, you sit back, relax (in a cabin somewhere, perhaps?), and let them handle everything else – from permitting, all the way through move-in day.

Whether you’re seeking a forever home, a weekend getaway, or an investment property, check out Welcome to see some of their active build projects in the Upstate and Westchester areas. To play around in the digital design studio as we did, head to welcomehomes.com/models — just proceed with caution, because it’s a little addictive.

For transparency, Escape Brooklyn is a real estate advertising service and may have been paid for this ad. We carefully curate potential paid advertisers; all features are hand-picked and thoughtfully considered.

Before & After: Camp Caitlin


Caitlin Cowger, owner of Camp Caitlin, has a piece of advice when it comes to buying your Upstate dream home: “Don’t look for the house of your dreams. Renovate the house of your dreams.”


Spring Rental at Mountaintop Cottage in Livingston Manor, NY

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Perched above the town of Livingston Manor in the Catskills, this cozy 2-bedroom home is available for a short-term lease during spring 2024, from March 1 through March 31, April 15 or April 30 (dates flexible). Rentals under 30 days will not be considered.

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom home | 1,700 square feet | Outdoor shower | Stone fireplace & 2 outdoor firepits | Home office with large desk and printer | Cell service & strong WiFi | Fully equipped kitchen with Breville Nespresso machine | Washer/dryer | Detached garage with home gym | Asking $2,750/month

For more information or inquiries, contact shandeleemountaincottage@gmail.com.

This mountaintop home has been optimized for relaxation and work from home ease. The main floor has two bedrooms, one of which is currently being used as a home office. An additional bedroom is upstairs in the finished attic space with vaulted ceilings, great for kids or visiting friends. The plant-filled house gets plentiful natural light throughout winter, especially during the morning when the direct sun hits the couch (perfect for cozy morning fires) and afternoons at the dining table (a great WFH spot.) The house is pet friendly, but suited best for medium and small animals.

Inside the home office is a sliding door leading to a private deck with a hot tub and grill, overlooking a fenced-in garden – one of three at the house – which grows specialty flowers including sunflowers, poppies, and dahlias; plus herbs and vegetables. During harvest season, pull from the garden for an array of lettuces and tomatoes for fresh salads. On the side of the house, a beautiful outdoor shower is perfect for rinsing off after a hike.

The property sits atop a mountain with a stunning view a field where hay was once grown and harvested. Today, the deck overlooks the field, where you’ll spot neighboring horses and cows graze their days away in the distance, along with lots of wild rabbits, deer, turkeys, and other wildlife. (Keep an eye out for bald eagles, too!) There are two fire pits on the property; one in the yard immediate to the house, and one in the field overlooking 100+ year old pine trees and a small pond. Firewood will be provided.

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On a warm day, make use of the screen door on the front of the house and let the Catskills air breeze in. In chilly weather, the super-cozy living room is an ideal place to unwind, with a wood-burning fireplace and custom, extra-deep couch, and tons of blankets and pillows to cozy up in. Netflix, HBO, Amazon, HBO and Hulu available streaming on the TV. A large dining table fits up to 6 guests.

The kitchen and bathroom were gutted to the studs in 2018; everything in the bathroom has been updated with new fixtures, including shower/tub with a view to the outdoors. The kitchen is also well-equipped, with a new fridge and everything you need on a day-to-day basis, including a …

Woodchuck Hollow in Pine Hill, NY

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Reconnect with Catskills history at Woodchuck Hollow, a classic circa 1912 farmhouse located in desirable Pine Hill, NY – just minutes from Belleayre Mountain Ski Center. Situated on two beautiful acres with mountain views, Woodchuck Hollow features three bedrooms and three bathrooms, along with an additional snug carriage house with great potential for rental income. This luxury two-residence property entices with a modern, rustic aesthetic offering the perfect blend of period charm, design and updated amenities. 

Three-bedroom, three-bathroom home on 2 acres |  2,160 square feet across three-levels in the main house | Separate one bedroom, one bathroom carriage house | Large covered front porch with scenic views | Rustic kitchen with commercial style Wolf range with griddle, pot filler, Thermador appliances and custom tile backsplash | Cozy living  room with plenty of natural light and French Stuv fireplace | Eclectic designer lighting throughout | Gut renovation within the last five years | New systems including heating, plumbing, electric and septic | Dry, full-size basement with ample storage | Three car garage | Asking $899,000

Listed by Laura Warren & Victoria (Vicki) Stent at Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty. For showings or inquiries, email thegreatbrits@villagegreenrealty.com or call/text Laura at 646-203-9437, or Vicki 609-356-2275.

Stroll past the large evergreens and step onto the front porch before entering this stylish farmhouse, situated on a dead-end road. Once through the door, pivot right beyond the original wooden staircase, and into the rustic and charming kitchen. This bespoke gourmet kitchen has hip, country character and offers ample storage space, Thermador appliances, and a four-burner Wolf range with griddle and pot filler. A culinary enthusiast and hosts’s dream, the kitchen leads into the dining room, ideal for gatherings of family and guests.

Moving through the first level enjoy the spacious, triple-aspect living room, along with an iconic French Stuv wood-burning stove, lime wash walls, and abundance of natural light through new, energy efficient, oversized black vinyl windows. Anchoring the entire main level are reclaimed red oak floors, adding warmth and timeless elegance to the space along with nine foot tall exposed timber ceilings which create a dramatic and expansive feel.

This reimagined historic home offers three well-appointed bedrooms and three bathrooms. Its spacious primary suite on the second level features an ensuite bathroom with a soaking tub, plus a large walk-in closet/dressing room. The two additional bedrooms are generously sized and can accommodate family and guests comfortably. The remaining two bathrooms feature modern fixtures and premium finishes, enhancing the overall luxury feel of the property. The second level also boasts painted wood floors and exposed timber ceilings throughout.

Still inside, the 648 sq ft third level offers tremendous opportunity for flexible living space, plus breathtaking scenic views of the surrounding countryside. Think: guest quarters, home office, movie room, yoga/meditation space, art studio or kids playroom. The entire home features shiplap walls in many areas, original architectural elements and eclectic, modern and mid-century lighting adding …

Après-Ski Chalet in Hunter, NY

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Situated at the base of New York’s Hunter Mountain Ski Resort in the high peaks village of Hunter, the Après-Ski Chalet is the quintessential all-season three bedroom, 2 bathroom Catskills retreat. This home features vintage inspired design and modern architectural elements for an overall sense of cool and calm, perfect for entertaining friends and family before and after a day on the slopes.

A collaborative masterpiece by renowned Sachs Lindores Architecture and Interiors, the property has undergone a top-to-bottom renovation that oozes high levels of sophistication and quality yet maintaining a refreshing simplicity and openness.

Three-bedroom, two-bathroom home on .25 acres |  2,700 square feet across two levels | 1800 square feet on the main floor, 700 square feet on the lower level | Convenient walkouts on both levels | 500-square-foot deck with mountain views | Stylish, modern kitchen with Bertazonni appliances and complemented by terrazzo tiles | Cozy living  room with floor-to-ceiling windows and Malm fireplace | Generous mudroom with custom cabinetry | Designer lighting throughout by Noguchi, Bolich, Zangra and Aldo Bernardi | Being offered furnished, including pieces by Finnish designer Alvar Aalto | New systems including HVAC, water heater, plumbing and electric | Lower level game room | Outdoors includes hardscaped back area with meadow, raised garden beds | Asking $849,000

Listed by Leslie Foti at Coldwell Banker Village Green. For showings or inquiries, email leslie@upstateabodes.com or call/text 917-670-8509.

Photos: Will Nainis

Pass the wall of glass and through the front door to discover a gourmet kitchen featuring Bertazonni appliances, complemented by terrazzo tiles, Scandinavian-style finished plywood walls, and wood and concrete floors that blend modern aesthetics with rustic charm. Bookended by floor to ceiling windows which provide an abundance of natural light, the living room boasts breathtaking mountain views and a Malm fireplace for cozying up with a book on those chilly days.

The primary bedroom is light and airy and features a private hallway, painted wood floors, ensuite full bathroom with tiled walk-in shower and mountain views. The additional bedrooms also include wood floors and bathroom access off a shared hallway. The secondary bathroom features a tub for soaking in after a long day of adventure.

Still inside, the main floor features a generous mudroom with custom cabinetry for ample ski and gear storage. Oversized paper lantern pendant lights by Noguchi, Bolich kitchen lighting, and Zangra and Aldo Bernardi fixtures illuminate the space with a warm glow. Vintage Scandinavian furniture, including pieces by the iconic Finnish designer Alvar Aalto, add a touch of timeless elegance to the interiors.

Moving outside, the main floor opens to a substantial 500-square-foot deck, perfect for al fresco dining, star gazing and entertaining under the clear mountain skies. Descend to the lower level game room, which leads out to a hardscaped backyard complete with a meadow. Raised beds in the front and side of the property provide optimal room for future privacy plantings with installed irrigation in place.

This turn-key residence has been meticulously restored with new mechanicals, HVAC, …

The Tunis Lake House in Andes, NY

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In Andes, NY, the Tunis Lake House offers everything you want in both a lake home and country retreat. Located on nearly 12 acres in the legacy community of Tunis Lake, a flowing stream runs through this property year-round and also enjoys lake rights. A perfect escape for families and friends, this home’s large and unique layout has space for everyone to spread out and enjoy.

Five bathroom, four bathroom farmhouse | 3,040 square foot modern colonial built in 2005 on 11.90 acres | Classic cedar shake siding | Renovated kitchen with custom cabinets & large white oak island | First-floor primary bedroom with ensuite bath | Upstairs lofted living room with wood burning fireplace, wet bar, second story deck, projector, skylights & cathedral ceilings | Guest wing with three bedrooms, a den, and a full bathroom | Teak & Maple floors throughout | Energy-efficient Anderson windows | Large dry basement work-room, and large two car garage for toys, skis, snowmobiles, and atvs  | Additional downstairs space easily converted into personal gym, shop space, or in-law suite | 54×10 wrap-around porch that looks out over the yard, including a large outdoor fire pit | Additional outdoor space features a large garden and trails on property | Four-season flowing stream and deeded lake rights | Asking $699,000

Listed by Ashley O’Malley at Jewett and Jewett. For showings or inquiries, email ashley@jewettandjewett.com or call 561-542-1885.

Five bedrooms and four bathrooms allow everyone in the house to be comfortable with space and privacy. The main level is home to the house’s primary bedroom, with an ensuite. Stairs lead up to the great room, featuring a grand wood-burning fireplace, wet bar, second-story deck, projector, skylights, and cathedral ceilings. Watch your favorite action flick, at full-volume surround-sound – while at the other end of the house, guests could be quietly reading a book. On the opposite side of the home from the great room, the guest wing has three additional bedrooms, a full bathroom and a den. For those in need of additional space, the den could easily be converted into a sixth bedroom.

In the renovated open kitchen, find custom cabinets installed along with a large white oak island; with maximum counter space, everyone can enjoy spending time together while cooking, perfect for holidays and fun filled Upstate weekends. Downstairs, the home not only has a large two car garage, but also another large room ready to be turned into a personal gym, shop space, or in-law suite.

Outside, escape to your favorite book on one of two large decks, a hammock in the beautiful garden, or the bluestone fire pit. The property is perched on a knoll with southwestern views of the Silver Lake Valley and Bovina below from the second-floor 23×11 deck. It sits elevated on the land, giving a grandiose feel as visitors make their way up the winding driveway.

The surrounding 11.9 acres of wooded land completely hides the Tunis Lake House from …

Luxurious Contemporary Home in Kingston, NY

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In the heart of Kingston, NY, where historic landmarks meet contemporary vibrance, stands a spacious and inviting three-story residence, perfect for those who appreciate grand-scale entertaining. Nestled between the lively communities of Kingston and Woodstock, and within easy reach of the serene Ashokan Reservoir, this home epitomizes the allure of Ulster County and embodies the sought-after Catskills lifestyle.

Four bedroom,  2.5 bathroom house | 4,514 square foot home on 1.90 acres + 1,550 square feet finished lower level | Stone and black clapboard exterior | Grand double entry doors | Floor to ceiling stone fireplace | Bentwood spiral staircase | Multi-level kitchen island and breakfast bar | Primary suite with a private balcony, mirrored dressing room and ensuite bath with raised tub and glass block shower | Second spiral staircase to third level with additional bedroom or office | Finished lower level with office, game space, built-in bar, and media room | Expansive multi-level back deck | Three-car garage with garage floor tiles | Upgraded electrical systems | New flooring and roof | Enclosed porch with corner bar | Gazebo | Spacious back yard and landscaping throughout | Asking $1,190,000

Listed by Timothy Hurley at Coldwell Banker Village Green Realty. For showings or inquiries, email strgyn@earthlink.net or call 845-331-5357.

Approaching the property, guests are greeted by a grand circular driveway framed by meticulously manicured landscaping, leading towards a breathtaking façade that seamlessly blends multi-angled stone with sleek black clapboard. Every architectural element lays the groundwork for the grandeur nestled within.

Stepping through the double doors into the heart of the home, an expansive, light-filled living space unfolds, boasting a striking bentwood spiral staircase that draws the eyes to a second spiral stair and beyond to the third floor. The open-plan layout seamlessly integrates living, dining, and kitchen areas, accentuated by multi-level ceilings differentiating areas that create an ambiance of both spaciousness and intimacy.

The living room seamlessly transitions into an expansive enclosed porch through sliding doors, providing a versatile space for relaxation and entertainment, complete with a charming corner bar. Step out onto a spacious multi-level back deck to find a balcony and ample room for outdoor enjoyment and socializing. Furthermore, the home features a gazebo, adding a delightful haven for leisurely moments and picturesque views.

Ascending the stairs, the primary suite awaits: a sanctuary boasting a luxurious dressing room with ample closet space and mirrors, an elevated tub for relaxation, and a resplendent glass block shower. Adjacent on the upper level are two additional rooms. Ascending the second spiral staircase to the third level reveals a private enclave bathed in ethereal light. This versatile sanctuary is presently serving as an office but is equally suitable for creative pursuits or personal rejuvenation. Adding to the allure, the lower level offers an additional 1,550 square feet of finished space, complete with an office, game area, built-in bar, and media room — ideal for lavish living and refined entertainment.

With its spacious layout, inviting amenities, …

Modern Country Farmhouse in Jeffersonville, NY

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Nestled amid the rolling hills and verdant landscapes in Jeffersonville, NY, this country home blends rustic charm and contemporary elegance. The Jeffersonville Modern Country Farmhouse is surrounded by beautiful views, bathed in natural light, and enveloped in a sense of peace – creating an idyllic retreat from the city.

Three bedroom, 2.5 bathroom house | 1,480 square foot home on 5.1 acres | Open-concept living room with wide plank floors, 9-foot ceilings, and large windows | Wood-burning stove | Primary bedroom with private balcony and ensuite bathroom with walk-in shower | Spacious deck | Smart home featuring Wi-Fi-enabled control for locking, heating, and water systems | 1,200 square foot pole barn | Outdoor shower | Walk-out basement with access to electricity and cable for future space | EV charger | Panoramic views throughout | Asking $695,000

Listed by Ryan Edwards at Carole Edwards Realty. Open House: Saturday, February 27, 11 am-2 pm, at 30 Brog Road, Jeffersonville, Ny 12748. For inquiries or to RSVP, email Ryan@LivManor.com or call 914-799-5075.

Inside, the Jeffersonville Modern Country Farmhouse features an expansive open concept on its main floor with 9-foot ceilings, offering an ideal setting for both entertaining and family gatherings. The kitchen is equipped with high-end appliances and a spacious island. Adjacent to the living room, the dining area bathes in natural light from large windows and glass doors, while the snug living room provides solace for book lovers and cozy movie nights with a wood-burning stove. Two sets of French doors open into a spacious deck overlooking the beautiful Catskill landscape.

Perched atop a bluff, this newly minted haven offers panoramic views from every corner of the home. Ascend to the upper level where an en suite primary bedroom boasts a vaulted ceiling, welcoming streams of sunlight. Its spacious bathroom is complete with tiled floor and a walk-in shower; also featured is a walk-in closet with built-in shelving. Take a step onto the balcony to savor a view that perfectly encapsulates the tranquility and serenity of the surroundings. Two additional bedrooms are located on the second level, both bathed in sunlight.

Jeffersonville, NY real estate Photos by: Molly Stahl

An expansive walk-out basement, already prepared for an additional bathroom, unveils a myriad of possibilities for future enhancements serving as either a recreational haven or an additional bedroom, expanding the living space for family or guests. Alternatively, it lends itself to transformation into a home office, a fitness center, or a playroom catering to the younger members of the household.  Stepping outside, the allure continues with an expansive porch ideal for morning coffee reflections and evening wine toasts.

Other noteworthy amenities include a car charging station and an outdoor shower; smart home features govern the water heater, thermostats, and door locks. A 1,200 square foot pole barn, recently rejuvenated, accompanies the residence with its concrete floor, luminous panels, and utility access — ideal as a garage, workshop, or serene yoga studio.

This sprawling land is ideal …


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