Kerhonkson, NY

Kerhonkson is a scenic hamlet that is part of the Town of Rochester in Ulster County, New York State. The nearby Catskill Mountains and Ashokan Reservoir provide both incredible views and endless recreation opportunities.  View more Kerhonkson, NY real estate information.

Upstate Kerhonkson NY. Minnewaska State Park Preserve.

Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $404K
Lowest Price $1.8K
Highest Price $1.5M
Total Listings 55
Avg. Days On Market 107
Avg. Price/SQFT $260

Property Types (active listings)

Kerhonkson NY real estate, the origin of whose distinctive name is probably lost in the mists of Indian history, has a character all its own. Rural, even by the relatively rural standards of Ulster County, it offers an abundance of mountain views, lots of hunting and fishing opportunities, and privacy. In fact, it's hard to get any closer to nature than you can here. If you're familiar with the unpretentious, live-and-let-live, individualistic spirit of a place like rural Maine, you already know a little about Kerhonkson.

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Information About Kerhonkson, NY

Located in the Hudson Valley in upstate New York and part of the Catskills region, Kerhonkson is a wonderful place to call home. There is forested land, peace, quiet and tranquility.

Kerhonkson straddles the border of the town of Rochester and the town of Wawarsing, with the larger portion in Rochester. The population was 1,684 at the 2010 census. 

 Located in the beautiful Hudson Valley, Kerhonkson is located just 25 minutes west of New Paltz, 30 minutes south west of Kingston and 50 minutes west of Poughkeepsie. New York City is about a 2.5 hour drive south.

Kerhonkson provides residents with a mix of both a suburban and rural feel. This makes it a great place for homeowners to live in a peaceful place but remain close to urban civilization. Most residents here own their homes, and a large chunk of the people living here are young professionals. 

Dutch settlers found the valley to be a great location for farming, thanks to the land being very fertile - so, if you want to cultivate your garden or start your own farm, you’ll find yourself in good company here.

The Kerhonkson hills are also a popular place for many artists and celebrities to retreat to and enjoy life out of the public eye.

Homes For Sale in Kerhonkson, NY

Kerhonkson is a beautiful place to live. The area is adjacent to the striking Shawangunk Mountains, and located right by the stunning Minnewaska State Park Preserve. It’s also a quiet spot, with very friendly residents.

 The market here features a wide variety of properties. Homes for sale in Kerhonkson, NY include everything from antique stone houses and farmhouses to modern architectural masterpieces. It’s also a great place to buy plots of affordable, unspoiled land. View active Kekhonkson, NY real estate listings.

Now is a good time to buy in Kerhonkson. Home Appreciation is up 9.8% in the last 12 months.

Things to Do In Kerhonkson, NY

Kerhonkson and the surrounding areas guarantee a good time to all who visit. But, if you’re the outdoorsy type, it’s heaven on earth! 

Kerhonkson sits in the valley between the two mountain ranges that make upstate New York such a popular destination; the Catskills to the Northwest and the Shawangunks to the Southeast. 

Not only does this result in a world of views, it also means you’ll never be far from an exciting hike trail. Minnewaska State Park and Sam’s Point Preserve are extremely popular and only a few minutes drive away. 

Kelder’s Farm is the perfect place for a family day out. The Kelder family has opened their farm to the community, offering pick-your-own fruits and vegetables. The farm also features many animals, and several fun family activities such as Mini-Golf and a famous, record-setting giant garden gnome!

When you’ve earned some extra downtime after your outdoor activities, the nearby New Platz and Kingston provide you with everything you need to unwind, such as drinks, food, movies and concerts.


If at any time you have questions about real estate in Kerhonkson or the surrounding Ulster County area, please don’t hesitate to contact Dylan Taft, Principal Broker/Owner, Taft Street Realty, Inc. - 845.687.9292 office or 845.380.3394 mobile.

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