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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. 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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Yes, the holidays are actually a great time to buy a home, contrary to popular belief.

Every spring and summer, the real estate market hits peak activity, and while there’s plenty of reasons to buy in the spring, if you’re a serious buyer looking for a good deal, you may want to consider taking up your search in November and December, near the holidays, when some real estate experts consider it to be one of the best times to buy a new home.

The holidays are such busy times, and here in upstate New York, it’s also a period of time where you don’t know exactly what type of weather Mother Nature will be supplying… doesn’t really sound like an opportune time to be house hunting, right? But if you’re a serious buyer and want to avoid competing

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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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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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Taft Street Realty is happy to announce the newest home hitting the market in the City of Kingston, 213 Elmendorf Street!

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This 1348 square foot 3 BDR, 1BTH home is a mix of charming intricate details from the home’s original 1900’s structure blended seamlessly with new updates and modern details, too many to list in this move-in-ready gem! Let the sunshine sparkle in from the stained glass window above the front door into the cozy living room with modern divider opening up the living room to the rest of the house. A glass french doorway leads you into the formal dining room, circling through to the eat in kitchen with granite countertops. 3 bedrooms and a full bathroom upstairs round out this charming two story that is

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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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HighFallsWelcomeSign.jpgAt Taft Street Realty, we’ve seen a growing interest and demand for homes in the Rondout Valley, specifically within the hamlet of High Falls, in recent years. These small and quaint towns have lots of charm and an abundance of natural scenic beauty that draws people in. It’s easy to feel as if you’ve turned back time a tick with historical stone houses dotting the rolling fields between farmsteads and barns, seated underneath the majestic Shawangunk mountain range. It’s easy, country living.

Despite their small size, these hamlets, villages and towns contain some major character and you’ll find many residents of these areas living, and advocating, a lifestyle of self-sustainability and environmental and ethical consciousness. High Falls, NY is one of

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Taft Street Realty is happy to announce the latest home to be sold by one of our clients, 897 Lapla Road in Marbletown, NY!

This 1,960 sq ft, 3 BDR/ 2 BTH, log home closed on May 4th, 2016 for $385,000.



Custom Detailed Log Cabin in Marbletown, near Kingston

This spacious log cabin, filled with lots of custom details, sits on just over 6 acres of_O7A9791.jpg private, wooded land, yet is only less than 20 minutes from area hotspots of Stone Ridge, Woodstock and historic Uptown Kingston. The beautiful features of this home, including open floor plan, loft space, cathedral ceilings, large stone fireplace and many more custom details, excited buyers immediately and the detached studio/workshop space sealed the deal. The

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