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Found 11 blog entries tagged as "Catskills".

You may visualize farm houses or old stone homes when you think about real estate in Ulster County, NY, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. However among the more traditional mountain retreats for sale, there are also stunning contemporaries, decked out in modern luxury. Upstate living doesn't necessarily mean roughing it at the farm, as the following homes clearly demonstrate. For those that love modern architecture, we're excited to bring you 5 Super-Modern Homes (and a few bonus homes!) in the Hudson Valley real estate market!

#1: 112 Muddy Brook, Phoenicia, NY 12464

Southern exposure in the forever wild Catskill Mountains make this wilderness retreat a gardener’s paradise, with stream frontage and access to state lands for hiking,

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You may visualize farm houses or old stone homes when you think about real estate in Ulster County, NY, and you wouldn't be far off the mark. However among the more traditional mountain retreats for sale, there are also stunning contemporaries, decked out in modern luxury.  Super modern homes for sale in and around the Hudson Valley are out there, but not always easy to find.  We're seeing more and more modern new construction properties for sale in the Catskill mountain region of upstate NY.  

Living upstate doesn't necessarily mean roughing it at the farm, though.

Check out some of these ultra modern homes that have recently sold across the county.

 1489 Denning Road, Denning, NY 12725 

Built in 2014, this contemporary glass home is

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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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There is no better way to end a day of barbecuing, relaxing, and celebrating America’s independence with a group of friends, than with a bang - we’re talking fireworks of course! There are plenty of places within Ulster County that you can enjoy the grand illumination and sparkle of some top notch firework displays or, now that New York State and Ulster County have passed new firework legislation as of 2015, you may even be able to enjoy a ~small~ show from the comfort of your backyard. Fireworks are just the grand finale to an awesome day and Ulster County doesn't disappoint when it comes to fun holiday community events.

So if you’re looking to experience Independence Day in Ulster County like a local, pack a picnic, grab a blanket and some

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Festival season is now in full swing and we couldn’t be more excited! If you caught our earlier post on 2016 Spring Festival and Events, we highlighted some major local events taking you straight on through to Memorial Day weekend, and now it’s time to continue and start mapping out the rest of your summer event schedule!

Ulster County and the Hudson Valley are known for their scenic beauty, pristine natural features and proximity to one of the biggest cities in the world, New York City. With those big draws, it’s easy to figure why so many people visit and vacation to Ulster County and the Catskill Mountain region in the summer months. If our natural beauty, super cool towns and awesome culinary choices weren’t already enough for visitors, Ulster

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Why call the Ashokan Reservoir, Ulster County's "Gift" to NYC? Like any gift freely given, the giver expects nothing in return, and that's precisely what some residents living near and around the reservoir have gotten from New York City: nothing. Well, at times nothing, other times a little something, and sometimes, much more than they bargained for. But we'll get back to that later. First, join Taft Street Realty as we explore the unique relationship between the Ashokan Reservoir and New York City...

The Birth of a Reservoir: A Prelude of Things to Come

old_ashokan_reservoirAt the turn of the 20th century, New York City was already a thriving metropolis that was rapidly growing. Basics like water were needed on a massive scale, and city officials soon looked north to the

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2011 was quite a year! Real estate in the Hudson Valley region has been recovering, albeit slowly, and we've kept our finger on the pulse. Events in New York State and around the world focused our attention on key issues and how they relate on a local level. All the while we've been blogging...

...so without further ado, here are the best Ulster County real estate blogs of 2011!

 

The Love Affair Continues - The New York Times & Ulster County Real Estate

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Without a doubt our best and most popular post in 2011! With over 40,000 views, this post addressed the tight relationship the New York Times has with Ulster County, NY real estate. Whether it's Woodstock, New Paltz, Rosendale, Marbletown, or Saugerties, the New York Times has pretty much covered

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There are no shortages of great places to eat in the bustling town of New Paltz, NY! Home to SUNY New Paltz, with thousands of hungry students, the sheer demand for good food has produced a nice mix of eateries. Not only that, but being less than 2 hours from NYC has made real estate for sale in New Paltz, NY very attractive to New Yorkers who also contribute to the demand for quality dining in the area.  You can find a variety of ethnic cuisine in New Paltz, and if Thai food is your preference, I've got a great place to tell you about!

lemongrass_thai_cuisineExotic Thai Flavors on Main Street New Paltz

Lemongrass Thai Cuisine is right on Main Street and offers not only tasty take-out but also a pleasant atmosphere to sit down and enjoy a meal. I went with a friend (who is

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Got New Year's Eve Plans? Everyone likes to celebrate the New Year in their own way. Some do it BIG, others prefer a quiet night, some like to dance the night away, others just want to party! No matter what your style, you can find a great time in Ulster County, NY this New Year's Eve. Just as real estate in Ulster County, NY varies from town to town, so do our bashes & celebrations! And you don't have to spend big bucks to have a great night. So get some friends and hop in, we'll show you some of the happenings around the Hudson Valley region this New Year's Eve 2012!

Start the Night Off Right With a Meal in Woodstock, NY

Woodstock, NY is known for great and unique restaurants, foremost among them the Bear Cafe, Streamside & Fireside Dining. Offering a

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The Hudson Valley region is known for beautiful and pristine winters, with the countryside blanketed in white snow. This year has been slightly different thus far, with milder temperatures and the only snow arriving on, of all times, Halloween. And although Mother Nature hasn't gotten the memo yet, the holiday season in Ulster County, NY is in full swing! Sure, some of us are dreaming of a white Christmas, but the warmer temperatures give residents and visitors an opportunity to enjoy some holiday activities without worrying about the ice and snow (for now!)

Trains in Kingston, Hiking in New Paltz, & a Visit From Santa in Woodstock!

trainChildren and grown kids alike will love what Kingston, NY has in store for the holidays. The Catskill Mountain Railroad

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