Ulster County Real Estate Blog

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!  

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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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There are a lot of areas to love in Ulster County, NY, but over the years we’ve noticed some areas seem to be more popular than others. Many who look for a summer/vacation home here in the Hudson Valley often find themselves drawn to the Catskill Mountains or one of the farmland valleys near the Rondout or the Wallkill River.  Some are now drawn to the hip and historic city of Kingston. There’s something for everyone here in Ulster County and today we want to highlight some of the more popular zip codes to help buyers better understand the similarities and differences when house hunting.  Ulster County really has it all - pristine nature that can be enjoyed year round, beautiful mountain vistas, an abundance of outdoor activities to fit anyone’s skill

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It’s been a busy month of June, new sales to share with you from Taft Street Realty! We are happy to present below, even more homes bought and sold by Taft Street clients in Ulster County this month!

 375 Queens Highway, Accord

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IMG_0188.JPG375 Queens Highway in Accord, NY (located in the town of Rochester) closed on June 7th, 2016 for $230,000. Newly built in 2013, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath, 1,500 square foot ranch has an open living plan with high ceilings throughout the home. Granite kitchen countertops, stainless steel professional appliances and french doors give this new home some high-end details.

Accord NY Real Estate is a bit different from markets in other areas of Ulster County, mostly because it’s still considered to be an under-the-radar

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There is a certain type of charm that is found in older homes, with their intricate details and compelling history and if the walls of 123 Bedell Avenue in Highland NY could speak, they would certainly have some interesting tales to tell.

The home itself, a circa 1848 Colonial farmhouse has seen its fair share of history over the years, but it is the 5,000+ square foot barn that really makes a statement. Here’s a little tale from the current owners about this barn’s not so common inhabitants.

 

 

The Story of the Books at 123 Bedell Ave. Highland, New York 12528 

"The previous owners (the Sobels) of this property were book dealers from Manhattan. Their place of business was at Columbia University during the 1940’s-50’s. In 1961 they

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In today’s world there is a never-ending need to ‘go green’ in pretty much any and every aspect of people’s day to day lives. Going green not only helps to protect and save our environment, but in many cases, where it pertains to housing and real estate related ventures, going green also has the potential to save you money in the long run.

Going Green

Going green has been, and continues to be, a hot topic in the real estate industry. Other than helping to protect our environment, the movement towards using more environmentally friendly building techniques and practices also has the potential to save homeowners a big chunk on their utility bills- if they even have to pay for utilities at all! In fact, as of this spring, we are lucky enough to say

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Taft Street Realty is happy to present Willow, NY’s newest listing to hit the market, 85-93 Eighmey Road in the town of Woodstock, NY!  

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The Best of Both Worlds in the Hamlet of Willow, NY

Are you torn between the desire to own a charming, intricately detailed older home and a newer, move-in-ready one with all the modern updates? Well then, 85-93 Eighmey Road in Willow, NY can help provide the answer to your dilemma because with this property, you can have both! Built in 2008, the main two-story home was attached to the original 1970’s era cottage, and kept up the style, theme and charming details that many older farm homes in the area possess. The original cottage, while attached to the main home, is very private and could actually act as a

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