Category Archives: HUDSON VALLEY

Heavenly Hudson Valley

MY WASBAND LIVES on a steep hill (Turkey Hill, in fact) on a back road in northern Dutchess County, deep in the Hudson River Valley. I need to reach into my bag of travel-writer cliches to describe the property; it’s … Continue reading

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Turn-of-the-Century Columbia County Farmhouse 289K

VINTAGE FARMHOUSE, check. Catskill views, check. Barn, ample grounds, big pond. Check, check, check. Two hours from NYC — check that, too. What more do you want for 289K? To be set far back from the road? Sorry, that’s the … Continue reading

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Eyebrows in the Snow

A FREAK PRE-HALLOWEEN SNOWSTORM befell the mid-Hudson Valley last night, dropping more than a foot on top of trees in full autumnal leaf. Very odd. Today was more seasonal — mild, with a blue sky, and snow rapidly melting. I … Continue reading

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Rhinebeck Village Fixer-Upper 249K

IT’S BEEN SITTING ON THE MARKET for a year, with price drops along the way. What’s wrong with it?! It’s an 1890s house in pretty decent shape, in the impeccable Hudson River town of Rhinebeck. On a tiny lot, true … Continue reading

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Meet ‘Upstater’

1838 Thornton M. Niven House, Newburgh, N.Y., 399K ONCE AGAIN <the blogger said sheepishly> I apologize for the infrequency of my posts of late. Not to worry — I am about to embark on a new, Brooklyn-based gig that has … Continue reading

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