by Dylan Taft
on Thursday, February 14th, 2013 at 9:42am.
Homes for sale in Rosendale NY are as unique and diverse as Rosendale itself! This quirky & hip Ulster County town is a perfect example of the "live & let live" atmosphere that permeates throughout the Hudson Valley region. Full of great restaurants, small businesses, and charming shops, Rosendale is a great meeting place for friends; either for a meal or drink, or to spend the afternoon! Real estate in Rosendale offers everything from affordable starter homes, to private and secluded luxury homes. Rosendale's increasing popularity, thanks in part to exposure from the New York Times and other publications, have turned the area into a hotspot of sorts on the Ulster County real estate market. Great deals can still be found in Rosendale area however, you just need to know where to look! So take a drive with Taft Street Realty as we profile homes for sale in Rosendale NY!
A Trendy Town That Maintains Its Roots
Rosendale NY is a trendy and current Upstate NY town that hasn't lost its roots or sense of history. Located just a few miles outside of New Paltz NY, Rosendale offers a small-town experience without feeling like you're in the middle of nowhere. Main Street Rosendale looks something like a movie set, with classic storefronts, a flowing creek along the edge of town, and an ancient train trestle that looms in the mountains overhead. Gone are the saloons and blacksmiths; Rosendale is now bustling with cafes & bars, gourmet food artisans, art galleries, small businesses, and much more! Community involvment and core values are strong in Rosendale, and a fun local event or celebration (like the legendary Rosendale Street Festival for example) seems to be kicking off nearly every weekend! So whether you're seeking a fancy meal and a cocktail, or a cold beer and a burger; gourmet cheeses, or one-of-a-kind pieces of artwork, you'll find it in this up-and-coming Ulster County NY town!
Real Estate In Rosendale
Buyers who are looking for less of a college-town feel but still want to be close to the action and the NYS Thruway should consider real estate in Rosendale NY. A more quiet, yet sill-hip alternative to New Paltz, Rosendale is very appealing to New Yorkers due to the bus stop right in town that runs to the Port Authority, and the ease in which one can jump onto the NYS Thruway right from New Paltz. There are all kinds of home styles available in Rosendale - and prices range from the affordable, entry level $100k range all the way up to $1 million and more. Rosendale, geographically speaking, is relatively small in size compared with other towns in Ulster County, but Rosendale is big on character, history, and charm! Since Rosendale is so close to New Paltz, High Falls, & Stone Ridge, many home buyers choose Rosendale because the property taxes tend to not be as high as those more popular towns. Between the Rondout Creek and the beginnings of the Shawangunk Mountain Range, outdoor enthusiasts love the kayaking, climbing, hiking, and other fun things to do locally. In fact, Rosendale has a brand new listing located at 935 Creeklocks Road that has Rondout Creek views and direct access! It's Taft Street's latest offering and you can find out more and view the pics of Ulster County MLS # 20130550 on our website. Check us out on Facebook too!