cottages

Cool Listings, Getting Away, Upstate

Photo credit: Thomas Kates at HomeTourVision

For cottage lovers or anyone who dreams of escaping to a bucolic country life, this circa 1782 stone farmhouse on 49 acres in the Hudson Valley village of Warwick, NY could be a dream come true. Asking $875,000, 297 Bellvale Lakes Road includes a historic 2,887-square-foot farmhouse, a horse barn, a garage and a workshop. The verdant property offers field acreage that abuts Wickham Lake, plus wetlands, marshes, farm fields and creeks.

Explore the farmhouse and 49 acres

Cool Listings, Hamptons

Photo courtesy of Douglas Elliman

This charming collection of three cottages on well-tended grounds is situated on the open waters of Gardiners Bay. Asking $3,350,000, the chic little homes at 115 Gerard Drive in East Hampton offer stylish interiors with every modern comfort and unforgettable water views.

Get a closer look at this laid-back Hamptons retreat

Cool Listings, Hamptons

Photo credit: RISE Media for The Corcoran Group

For anyone with cottage dreams, this pretty pair of homes at 10 Schwenks Lane in the Southampton hamlet of Water Mill definitely fits the bill. Asking $1,950,000, the property consists of the main cottage, a second cottage, and a historic barn/garage, all with charming architectural details and bespoke comforts. The equally charming surrounding property offers a koi pond and flowering foliage.

Tour the two cute cottages

Connecticut, Cool Listings, Quirky Homes

469 Riversville Road, Greenwich, Connecticut, cool listings, cottages

On three magical acres landscaped with weeping willow trees and enchanting gardens, this Cotswold-style cottage isn’t set in the rolling hills of rural England but in Greenwich, CT, less than an hour from New York City. Cotswold cottages are famous for their stone-clad beauty, and this one on Connecticut’s gold coast, asking $1.195 million, is no exception.

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Cool Listings, Upstate

39 shore road, catskills, cool listings, getaways

This understated-yet-cool custom-crafted retreat, on the market for $395,000, isn’t your average lakeside cottage. Built in 1965, the A-frame house at 39 Shore Road in the Columbia County hamlet of Ancram, N.Y. marries thorough modern renovations (central air, radiant heat, generator, washer/dryer, thermopane windows) and considered design for a completely unique hideaway.

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Cool Listings, Quirky Homes, Staten Island

298 lighthouse avenue, staten island, gingerbread cottage, cottages, quirky homes, cool listings

This single-family home in a storybook hillside setting with some of Staten Island‘s most attractive property below and Raritan Bay and the Atlantic Highlands beyond is a testament to the island’s diversity of places. Built by an artist who made sure the home’s windows were positioned to take advantage of the natural light, the crimson cottage at 298 Lighthouse Avenue, whose listing calls it a “Hansel & Gretel gingerbread home,” sits on a half-acre lot, sharing Lighthouse Hill with the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art (h/t Curbed). So much uniqueness comes at the relatively surprising price of $739,500.

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