June 14, 2024

Live a life of country grandeur at this $12.25M French-inspired stone chateau in Garrison, N.Y.

Situated on a Hudson Valley hilltop in Garrison, New York, this 50-acre estate with a French-inspired stone chateaux at its heart is a dream of grand country living come to life. Asking $12,250,000, the 6,200-square foot manse is surrounded by gardens and woods, with porches and patios, a pool, a guest house, and a billiards cabin, all within 50 miles of New York City.
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June 5, 2024

Derek Jeter finally finds a buyer for upstate New York ‘castle’

Former New York Yankee Derek Jeter has finally found a buyer for his unique compound in upstate New York. As first reported by Mansion Global, the 50,000-square-foot waterfront estate in Greenwood Lake, known as Tiedemann Castle, sold last week after several years on and off the market. Jeter purchased the property in 2003 and spent 15 years renovating the "castle" before listing it for $14.75 million in 2018. While the final price is not known since it hasn't closed yet, the home at 14 Lake Shore Road was most recently listed for $6.3 million.
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May 17, 2024

For $28.5M, own a designer’s Victorian Gothic mansion on 13 acres overlooking the Hudson River

Located in the sought-after Snedens Landing community in Palisades, New York, this 13-acre estate at 23 Ludlow Lane is asking $28,500,000. While this is undeniably an astounding ask, the Rockland County property transcends the ordinary Hudson Valley spread. Consisting of three adjoining lots being sold together for the first time since it was created in 1874, the estate, known as Niederhurst, is anchored by a stunning home on a scenic bluff overlooking the Hudson River. The eight-bedroom house has a Victorian Gothic exterior with gable and hip roofs, six-panel shutters, and an intricate pattern of polychrome brickwork.
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April 18, 2024

$1.8M restored Marcel Breuer house on the Hudson has kept its mid-century modern spirit intact

Restored with the architect's signature style in mind, the Marcel Breuer-designed Marshad House in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., was brought into modern times by owners who wanted to preserve the Bauhaus-trained architect's signature style. The pair gave the 1950 home 21st-century livability while enjoying the uniqueness of the modernist residence. Asking $1,800,000, the 2,292-square-foot, three-bedroom home at 204 Cleveland Drive is sited on three-quarters of an acre next to public woodlands, surrounded by landscaped modern gardens, walking trails, and the nearby village.
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April 8, 2024

A fashion designer’s cozy converted 1920s barn in upstate NY asks $2.9M

A converted barn in upstate New York owned by a notable fashion designer is now on the market. Keren Craig, the co-founder of the high-end clothing brand Marchesa, has owned the property for 14 years, during which she renovated, expanded, and transformed the 100-year-old barn into a well-designed escape from city life. Located about two hours north of Manhattan in the laid-back hamlet of Accord, the home, asking $2,875,000, sits on over six acres of scenic forest.
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March 25, 2024

This $795K Hudson Valley farmhouse has clean, classic curb appeal–and a guest house in the back

While architecture trends change with the times, there's something about the simple lines and stunning surroundings of a classic upstate farmhouse that endures. This circa 1840 eyebrow colonial at 720 Center Hill Road in Copake, New York, embodies that aesthetic. Carefully considered design details make this historic property–asking $795,000–both modern and timeless. As an irresistible bonus, there's a fully outfitted–and utterly charming–guest house just out back.
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March 20, 2024

19th-century townhouse in Hudson, NY has three units, retail space, and a three-bay garage for $2M

Located in a prime spot in cultured, quirky, and trendy Hudson, New York, this brick Federal Style townhouse at 239 Warren Street, built circa 1820, has curb appeal galore in the form of historic charm. A lot is going on beyond the property's fetching bay windows and smart black trim; inside are three separate units on a double lot, including retail space and a garage. Behind the home is a wide backyard with idyllic planted gardens. Asking $1,995,000, the downtown townhouse is a chance to create the upstate life of your dreams, all in one place.
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March 13, 2024

This $3.5M Westchester estate is a private refuge surrounded by village life

This gated six-acre estate in Chappaqua, N.Y., asking $3,500,000, is elevated in more ways than one. Atop a gentle hill at 280 Douglas Road, a winding drive leads to the main house and surrounding grounds. A tennis complex, pool, gym, and sauna bring a wealth of amenities into your everyday home life; beautifully curated formal gardens, rolling lawns, and wooded groves offer a level of outdoor living you might not expect in such a civilized location.
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March 11, 2024

For $665K, this little upstate home is the answer to your log cabin fantasies

Surrounded by eight wooded acres and a long private driveway in Austerlitz, New York, this petite and picturesque property embodies the log cabin dream. Inside, the charming house offers a thoroughly livable, colorful, contemporary cabin style. Asking $665,000, the 1,697-square-foot home holds three bedrooms, two full baths, and lots of bright spaces and delicious design details.
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March 8, 2024

For $995K, this dreamy upstate farmhouse gets every detail just right

Though many attempt to create a "modern farmhouse" aesthetic, few find as much success as this circa 1880 home in Rhinecliff, in the town of Rhinebeck, New York. Surrounded by a wooded lot and Hudson River views, this postcard-pretty property at 42 Kelly Street, asking $995,000, has undergone a considered renovation that features just-right design details for maximum comfort and charm.
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December 4, 2023

Asking $1.9M, this Hudson Valley home once hosted George Washington

It's not often that "pre-war" refers to the 1700s. This cozy historic home in the Rockland County hamlet of Palisades (formerly known as Snedens Landing) lays claim to hosting George Washington at a 1780 dinner–along with Marquis de Lafayette and Baron von Steuben–during the Revolutionary War. Asking $1,895,000, the quaint Meeting House, as it is called, constructed of local stone, is ready for a new round of celebrity guests with a rambling, shaded front porch, five fireplaces, and a country kitchen.
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November 21, 2023

Artist Jasper Johns’ former home and studio in the Hudson Valley is back on the market for $750K

The former Hudson Valley home of American artist Jasper Johns is back on the market with a bigger price tag. The home was originally listed for $600,000 in May, but the buyer was unable to close. The new $750,000 ask "reflects the tremendous demand for the home following its brief time on the market," according to Richard Ellis, owner of Ellis Sotheby's International Realty. Located at 160 West Main Street, the property, built in the 1930s, includes a spacious art studio, a detached garage, and a separate efficiency guest house, surrounded by stone walls and tall grasses that sheltered one of the most influential artists of our time.
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November 10, 2023

Yankees legend Bernie Williams’ Westchester apartment asks $2M

Longtime center fielder for the New York Yankees and World Series champ Bernie Williams just put his Westchester condo on the market for $1,999,000. The two-bedroom apartment at 10 City Place in White Plains is the kind of home base any celebrity–or busy New Yorker–would appreciate: In addition to indoor and outdoor entertaining space, the full-service residential tower is packed with amenities, from a kids' playroom to a pool and tennis courts.
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November 8, 2023

Sally Jessy Raphael’s $6.5M upstate manor comes with 17 bedrooms and 30 hand-carved mythical creatures

Former tabloid talk show host Sally Jessy Raphael's 25.5-acre equestrian estate just hit the market for $6,500,000. Even without the fame connection, this fanciful and fabulous property is worthy of its own TV show. The property consists of a 43-room Elizabethan manor house, two caretaker homes, a carriage house with groom's quarters, a yoga studio, a 12,000-square-foot stable, a greenhouse, and more. Known as Elmwood Farm, the Pawling, NY, estate is the town's most expensive listing. The main house, built in 1860 is itself an architectural event, with 17 bedrooms, 10 fireplaces, and endless ornate and whimsical details.
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November 7, 2023

Have a Thanksgiving-inspired stay at Martha Stewart’s upstate NY farmhouse is offering fans of Martha Stewart a unique opportunity to experience a Thanksgiving-inspired stay at her scenic farmhouse in upstate New York, complete with appearances by the "Queen of Thanksgiving" herself. A pair of lucky fans will stay in the Tenant House on the farm in Bedford, located about 90 minutes from Manhattan, tour the property, receive signed copies of Martha's cookbooks, and even eat brunch with the lifestyle legend/entrepreneur. Booking for the November 18-19 stay, priced at $11.23 in honor of Thanksgiving, opens on November 16 at noon on a first-come first-served basis.
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October 16, 2023

Michelin adds 11 restaurants to its New York dining guide

The Michelin Guide has added 11 new restaurants to its New York dining guide. Located in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and the Hudson Valley, the guide's new additions include Little Myanmar, a Burmese restaurant in the East Village, Peppercorn Station, a Szechuan restaurant in Midtown West, and the Apropos Restaurant at the Abbey Inn, a Mediterranean restaurant in Peekskill. No restaurants in the Bronx, Queens, or Staten Island were included in Michelin's latest update, according to Eater New York.
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October 9, 2023

Metro-North ‘Leaf Peeper’ train service returns for fall foliage lovers

Take a train ride up through the Hudson Valley and witness the breathtaking beauty of New York State's fall foliage. The Metro-North Railroad last weekend kicked off its annual "Leaf Peeper" train service, boosting service on the Hudson River line, which provides scenic views of upstate's changing foliage and stops in charming autumnal towns like Peekskill, Cold Spring, and Beacon. Five extra trains on Saturdays and four trains on Sundays have been added from October 7 through November 5.
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September 8, 2023

This unique Hudson, NY home has offbeat charm and plenty of potential for $970K

The buttercup-yellow house at 450 Union Street in quaint and fashionable Hudson may look unassuming, but it conceals a wealth of opportunity. Asking $970,000, the 2,376-square-foot, 13-room home is officially a two-family dwelling–and a fully licensed Airbnb. Within find lots of living space and six bedrooms, unified with a colorful and cozy palette of bohemian charm. In addition, a garage at the rear holds a partially-finished loft. However you choose to arrange it, the upstate property is ready to become an investment with space for extended family or a sprawling single-family home base.
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August 10, 2023

$2.25M Hudson Valley home with pool and guest house is a mid-century icon

If you dream of a mid-century modern house surrounded by forest, you’ll want to take a look at this perfect specimen of a home, surrounded by 11 acres of meadow, wildflower fields, trails, and forest in Millbrook, New York. As one of a handful of Deck House homes in the area, this iconic Hudson Valley property, asking $2,250,000, includes a gunite pool, a two-bedroom vintage-inspired guest house, and an organic garden. 
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July 5, 2023

This $5M home is a rare early 20th-century hidden architectural gem on the Hudson River

This private architectural masterpiece at 99 Corbett Lane in the historic Palisades, NY enclave of Snedens Landing occupies a secluded spot overlooking the Hudson River. Known as Moon River, the historic house has a creative and modern sensibility along with its five bedrooms, a pool, and a garage. The 4,252-square-foot home is certainly a trophy property for anyone with an eye for modern architecture–and the $4,995,000 required to purchase it–but it's definitely no McMansion.
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June 20, 2023

A 110-acre woodland sanctuary surrounds this $6M Hudson Valley hilltop estate

Looking for all the world like the cover of a magazine filled with dream estates surrounded by woods and water, this singular property, asking $5,950,000, spans 110 acres high on a hill in the Hudson Highlands of Garrison, New York. The architecturally stunning main house at 236 Old Albany Post Road, known as La Formentera, is joined by a studio/guest house with a three-car garage and a circa 1800s caretakers' cottage (also with a garage), adding up to five structures in all. The surrounding property includes a private lake, waterfall, and brook, an outdoor fireplace, and a 60-foot pool served by a stone pool house pavilion, all just an hour from New York City.
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June 14, 2023

This $2.9M live-work space in upstate NY was formerly a Masonic temple

In a charming country town in upstate New York, a former Masonic temple has been reimagined as an artist's live/work quarters. The nearly 100-year-old building at 57 Cold Water Street in the Columbia County town of Hillsdale is set up as both an art studio and a modern private residence, with two bedrooms and three baths. The expansive, one-of-a-kind property, on the market for $2,875,000, has tons of potential in its next life, as it's zoned for both commercial and residential use.
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June 8, 2023

The Westchester Colonial home of late fashion icon André Leon Talley asks $1.25M

The longtime Westchester home of André Leon Talley, the larger-than-life former Vogue creative director and fashion-world influencer who died in 2022, has just been listed for $1,250,000. According to the New York Times, Talley, who was the first Black creative director at Vogue, considered the White Plains property his "sanctuary" from rough-and-tumble city life. The home is currently owned by an LLC created by the designer–and longtime friend–Diane von Furstenberg to assure that Talley wouldn't lose the property after an ownership dispute. At the end of a long private drive, the classic four-bedroom 1854 home on one-and-a-half acres reminded Talley of the estates in his native city of Durham, North Carolina.
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June 7, 2023

For $1.8M, this design lover’s upstate dream house uses color and texture to update history

Situated on two verdant Columbia County acres, this circa-1789 Federal-style home's design takes a detour from the strict proportions that previously defined its Georgian rooms in an enchanting mix of curved walls and sophisticated color schemes. While keeping many of its architectural details intact, the current designer-owners of the Kinderhook, New York home, known as Orchard House, have in this way breathed colorful new life into this country retreat, asking $1,800,000.
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March 31, 2023

A Bronxville home on the estate where the Kennedys lived asks $5.75M

A home on the Bronxville property where President John F. Kennedy once lived has hit the market. The Kennedy family lived on the six-acre estate known as Crownlands from 1929 to 1941. While the residence JFK called home for 12 years was demolished about a decade after the family moved, the property was later subdivided to make way for three new homes, as the New York Post first reported. One of the homes, a renovated 1950s Colonial, is now available for $5,750,000.
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March 16, 2023

Bill Murray’s former 19th-century home in Snedens Landing asks $2M

A 150-year-old Gothic Revival-style New York home that once belonged to actor Bill Murray is for sale. Built in the late 1860s, the charming four-bedroom abode at 124 Washington Spring Road sits within Snedens Landing, a quiet hamlet in Rockland County known for its many celebrity residents and Revolutionary War history. Murray lived at the home for several years during the 1980s before selling it in 1990, according to the New York Post. The home, known as "The Manse," is asking $2,075,000.
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February 27, 2023

Asking $3.5M, this rare modernist Adirondack lake house was designed by Philip Johnson in 1948

This early modernist home tucked away on the western shores of Lake Champlain in the Adirondacks was designed by Philip Johnson in 1948, the same year the noted architect designed his iconic Glass House. Asking $3,500,000, this unusual property at 314 Point Road in the northern New York town of Willsboro, which Johnson designed with partner Landis Gores (both were members of the famed Harvard Five architectural group that also included Marcel Breuer, John Johansen, and Eliot Noyes) appears in the book "Houses of Philip Johnson." Known as Paine House, the home's two subsequent owners have maintained it in its original state. Situated on 20 acres surrounded by forest and lake (with 850 feet of waterfront), the home's seclusion has kept it from the public eye.
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