Ulster County Real Estate Blog


Wine Glass.jpgForget about Napa Valley in California; this weekend, the Hudson Valley becomes the hub of all things vino related at the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival; a premier wine event for the whole northeastern seaboard. This annual event, that started back in 2001, comes to the Rhinebeck Fairgrounds every September, the weekend after Labor Day, and is set to return again this weekend on Saturday, September 10th and Sunday, September 11th! We’ve been looking forward to this festival since we first mentioned it on our Summer Festivals blog earlier this year, and we’re definitely excited that it’s almost here!

First and foremost, the Hudson Valley Wine & Food Festival is a celebration of all things wine and features the offerings of vineyards and wineries

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A magical creekside contemporary in the woods of Bearsville awaits new owners...


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Sitting on just over 2 ¼ acres of private, wooded splendor, you’ll feel transported to a magical place as you drive down the thickly tree-lined drive of 3294-3296 Route 212. The babbling Sawkill creek that runs alongside the home only adds to the mystical feel of this property, and with nearly ¼ mile of creek frontage, there is plenty of room to enjoy the waters year round.

  

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3294-3296 Route 212, Bearsville

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The 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom bluestone faced ranch has an overall contemporary and modern style to it, yet still fits seamlessly into its more rustic, country surroundings. In the main living area,

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Taft Street Realty is happy to present even more Taft Street Clients who have bought and sold homes in Ulster County in the month of August! Let’s jump right in…

 

37 Emerick Street, Kingston

37 Emerick Street in the City of Kingston closed on August 4th, 2016 for $134,000. This sweet 2 bedroom, one bathroom, 1148 square foot home is located on .23 acres on a lightly traveled backstreet within the city of Kingston. This original circa 1875 home has been meticulously cared for by previous owners and has a newly renovated kitchen with new appliances, including an additional first floor half bath/ laundry room suite. However, the true highlight of this home is the oversized, deep and flat backyard that can be enjoyed from the back patio. The ample

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It’s hard to believe it, but it feels that somehow summer has slipped through our fingers and we’re sitting here looking at the calendar in disbelief- ‘How could Labor Day weekend have come so quickly once again?’

It’s easy to see how the end of summer could have snuck up on us this year. The Hudson Valley’s extreme heat and humidity throughout August has had us in a permanent summer state of mind, yet with the first full week of September and the start of school only days away, we’ll all soon be trading in bathing suits and popsicles for pencils and pumpkin spice, whether we are ready or not!

If you’re not headed out of town or to the beach this Labor Day weekend, there’s still plenty to do right here to enjoy one final blast of summer and have

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The Hudson Valley is known for its abundance of fertile farmland and contains lots of great farms, orchards, vineyards and therefore, inevitably, wonderful, fresh produce. Many high end culinary establishments in New York City looking for the freshest produce (be it fruits, veggies or cuts of meat) to build their menus upon will source ingredients from right here in Ulster County and the rest of the Hudson Valley alike. That being said, you don’t need to be a restaurateur to score some of the area’s best and freshest produce, meats, eggs, ciders, ales and wines. Much of the best of the Hudson Valley stays right here in the heart of the community for local consumption and while some of these products are probably offered at your local supermarket, the

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It was a very busy July and we have even more new home sales to share with you today on the blog! Taft Street Realty is happy to announce double digit happy Taft Street Clients who have bought and sold homes in Ulster County in July 2016!  Let's get right to it, shall we?

 82 Parkcrest Drive, Rosendale

82 Parkcrest Drive in Rosendale, NY closed on July 13th, 2016 for $252,000. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home came with two living areas, creating a versatile layout perfect for entertaining family and guests. A spa like master bathroom and bedroom, and functional kitchen round out the interior of the home, but come summertime, the real spot to be is in the backyard. With plenty of deck space, the level backyard has lots of private and intimate

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FullSizeRender.jpgThe hamlet of Highland, NY is pretty consistent. Businesses making up the small area most folks would consider ‘Main Street’ (actually Vineyard Avenue, where all the parades, street festivals and town events occur) hasn't changed too much over the years. Sal’s Place has been the cornerstone bar that has been a fixture of Highland’s main drag for decades, as has the barber shop located next door and Elia’s Meat Market, and while other restaurants may have slowly come and gone, the sleepy hamlet has always had a pizza place (or two), a Chinese takeout, and generally, the same local clientele who tend to frequent them.

Over the years though, and with Highland getting more foot traffic from tourists and other Ulster County residents alike from the opening

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Craving something more than just a plain old cookie-cutter home? The intricately detailed interior of super charming 94 Highland Avenue in Kingston could be just what you’ve been waiting for….

 

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194 Highland Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401

MLS # 20163352

 

Charming Victorian Jewel

Plenty of older homes within Ulster County may boast intricate, original details, but many times the trade off is that the home may need quite a bit of work to get it our 21st century living standards. However, in the case of 94 Highland Avenue, the seller has delivered a turnkey, charming home, keeping many original details intact, meaning there’s not much left for new buyers to do other than move in and enjoy.

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Taft Street Realty is happy to present Saugerties, NY’s newest listing to hit the market, 570 Manorville Road!  

View the complete detailed listing of

570 Manorville Road, Saugerties, NY 12477

MLS # 20163166

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Mountain Hideaway Bursting with Character

Looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the daily grind? Craving a mountain retreat to enjoy time with family and friends, both indoors and out, where all you have to do is turn the key and start the party? 570 Manorville Road in Saugerties, NY may be just the vacation location or full time wooded retreat that you have been looking for this summer!

This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom, 2,162 square foot contemporary ranch sits at the base of the Catskill Mountain range, at one of the

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Taft Street Realty is happy to present the newest home to hit the market in the Town of Ulster, 52 Pawan Circle in Lake Katrine, NY!

New, Turn-Key Raised Ranch

Welcome to your new home in Oakwood Park in Lake Katrine, NY! Have you been looking for a move-in-ready home, in excellent condition, where the only action you’ll need to do upon moving in is figuring out how you will enjoy it? Then look no further than 52 Pawan Circle! This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2,294 square foot contemporary ranch was built in 2014 and shows an unrivaled pride of ownership. When we say that everything has been immaculately kept, we mean it- even down to the paint. How often is it that you look at a home and everything is in such great condition that you don’t even

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