Carmel, New York, located in Putnam County just an hour and a half north of the city, was described by the Times as “a quiet hamlet” where “many residents are highly protective of the lifestyle the 10-square-mile, semirural community offers.” And just take one look at this historic stone estate and you’ll understand why Carmel’s residents are so loyal to their charming community. Built in 1935, the 2,050-square-foot home sitting on a full acre has “European Chalet charm” according to the listing, and it’s all available for just $495,000.
Just a stone’s throw away from NYC in Brewster, NY, this charming Tudor-style home sits atop a rock bluff on four private acres of lush grass, Japanese maple trees, enchanting woods and seasonal streams. Built in 1940 by architect Manus Imber, and featuring three bedrooms and 1,273 square feet of space, this is the perfect place to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. The Stone House is chock full of original details like the stone fireplace and hearth, wide pine floors, Dutch doors, built-ins, and decorative wood trims.