Friday, June 27, 2014 / by Vanessa Saunders
Summer in upstate New York, is a time when waterfront properties get snapped up in no time, for new owners to enjoy their summer by the water. We already have a good number of luxury properties less than 2 hours from Manhattan. Living in New York waterfront properties is the ideal way to enjoy weekend getaways or year around escapes.
Check them out by clicking on the pictures to see each listing's own website with a narrated virtual tour.
Greenwood Lake NY
Greenwood Lake offers so much to see and do, year round. This pristine lake supports any recreation that can take place on the water – swimming, diving, fishing, water skiing, jet skiing, and boating by sail, canoe, kayak, paddle, motor, row, and skull. Greenwood Lake is Orange County's largest fresh water lake. The area is also home of the Appalachian Trail, Mt. Peter skiing area, and offers easy access to nearby Sterling Forest's Renaissance Festival, Tuxedo Ridge, the Village of Warwick, and Mountain Creek Ski and Waterpark & Crystal Spring Spa and Golf Resort.
Clearly one of the most distinctive properties on Greenwood Lake. Nestled on a private point at the northeastern end, surrounded by 3 directional water views,mountains and spectacular sunsets. Renovated in 2009 with respect for the old world charm of a bygone era. Some of its many exterior features are 600' stone and concrete bulkhead, sea plane or helicopter elevated dock, four second story porches,balconies,blue stone floor porches, portico, self contained Generator,roof mounted photo voltaic solar panels and more. The interior is equally as spectacular with it's state of the art kitchen, bathrooms, 4 fireplaces. An unparalleled location at just 42 miles from the George Washington bridge.
Superb waterfront family compound consisting of main house with adjacent A frame 2 bedroom guest cottage. Large dock with boat house, & deep water. Set in superb landscaped grounds with stone walls, walkways and patios overlooking the lake and hills beyond. Main house is built for weekend entertaining or year around luxury living. Stunning views of lake, with main rooms leading out to large stone patio - Enjoy the huge great room and dining room with fireplace in each. Cathedral ceilings, exposed beams, picture windows, master bedroom with luxury en-suite, plus 3 further suites with private bathrooms, 2 w/private entrances. Ideal escape from the city. Check out the virtual tour and come visit! 1 Hour from NYC.
Own a piece of paradise!! One of the nicest lake properties in Greenwood Lake. 1.6 acres w/Panoramic views. 250 ' lakefront with private 75 by 25-foot sandy beach and all the aquatic toys you need included. Floating dock,screened gazebo, utilities along sea wall.Sea plane concrete pad.2000 sq.ft of EON decking w/Steel Mesh Cable Railing. Contemporary style home with view from every room. Irrigation system.Security system, Radiant heat throughout including in 3 car garage. Entertainment rm. w/110" screen projector w/sound surround. Hot tub off main floor Master Suite w/fireplace. European kitchen. Original owner. Immaculately maintained. 50 Miles to NYC. Seperate deeded lot included in price - Ideal for construction of guest cottage. Check the tour for narrated tour of entire property inside and out.
LAKEFRONT contemporary style home. Entertaining at it's best. Heated in-ground pool.Outdoor kitchen. Cabana w/kitchen, eco-friendly bath & living room ideal for guests. Patio seating capacity for 43 included. Waterfall & pond. Elegant yet warm and comfy living room, dining room, family room with high ceilings, crown moldings, built-in cabinetry. Wall of glass, state of the art kitchen appliances. First floor master suite w/nursery. Up to the 2nd floor, 3 bedrooms. 1 bath, Bright & Airy Recreational Rm. w/ glorious views. Two additional lots road frontage included. Great space for parking or to build your own tennis court. 55 miles to NYC.Additional BONUS ideal for chefs/catering business as features include a full catering kitchen in basement.
Hudson River Properties
Located just 25 miles north of New York City, the villages of Piermont, Grand View and Nyack include several hamlets, Grandview, Upper Grandview, South Nyack, Central Nyack & Upper Nyack. Each offers spectacular views of the Hudson River, with easy access to Westchester County and the George Washington Bridge. These river towns sit on the western shore of the Hudson River like a string of pearls, and are considered an inner suburb of NYC. Small-town charm coupled with all the convenience and amenities of the Big Apple ensures that the river town properties are always in high demand.
NEW CONSTRUCTION - Piermont river front with private dock! A Luxury contemporary home 13 miles from Manhattan located in prime position looking out across the Hudson. Constructed to the highest standards, with luxury appointments throughout. Spectacular views of Tappan Zee bridge and Hudson River. Large flat lawn, 2 car oversized garage and offstreet parking. Huge unfinished basement - Walk to 5 star restaurants, enjoy all this very special village has to offer.
This property in Upper Grand View has absolutely grand views of the Hudson, the Tappan Zee Bridge and Westchester County. Built in the late 1800's this quintessential Victorian has been sympathetically upgraded over the years leaving many of the original features in place. There are three beautiful fireplaces with ornate mantles and hearths, ceiling roses, deep moldings, beautiful hardwood floors, leaded and stained glass windows with the Fleur-de-lys, coat of arms motif and much more. The addition of a sun-room spanning the entire eastern wall with a large wrap around deck outside, made so much more of the fabulous location of this property commands. Further upgrades include a professional grade kitchen, air-conditioning, new bathrooms, a sumptuous master suite with private deck and bathroom with a view like no other! A guest suite on the third floor with en-suite bathroom, plus 3/4 further bedrooms all exuding the charm of years gone-by.
Outside, you will enjoy lush landscaping with lawns, multiple patios, a Gunite in-ground pool, with pool house and bar adjacent. All in pristine condition, with recently painted exterior.
More Upstate New York Waterfront Properties
Savor seclusion on this pristine lake front 10 acre luxury property within Turner Brook Preserve bordered by 5,466 acres of the forever-wild state land of the Neversink River Unique Area. Sitting on a peninsular of the clear well stocked waters of Gillman Pond,once part of a country hunting & fishing estate of 5 homes owned by notable industrialists, businessmen & sportsmen. It's a fabulous, unique, secluded property, heavily wooded,with good fishing on a non-mortorboating lake not too far from the metropolitan area. Fully updated & modernized throughout by master craftsman, offering 2 master suites, and luxury country living at its finest.
9 Anchor Drive, Balmville, NY
Fantastic views from this approved riverfront lot in Anchorage on Hudson, an exclusive community of luxury estate homes in the prestigious Balmville area. Enjoy an elegant and comfortable lifestyle with the stunning backdrop of the Hudson River. Lot 17 commands unobstructed views of the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge & the Hudson Highlands. Minutes from the vibrant Newburgh waterfront's varied restaurants & thriving marina. A short drive from the prestigious Powelton Country Club's 18-hole golf course, 6 tennis courts & magnificent clubhouse. Easy access to I-87, I-84, Stewart Int'l Airport & Ferry Service to Metro North. Completed home and floor plans available for your review or bring your own!
Pierson Lakes is a Luxury Guarded and Gated community of luxurious homes built for privacy, security & relaxation. NUmber 3 Sterlington is nestled on four acres of lakefront property, featuring fully fenced natural landscaping, woods, meadows, & an addtional large pond. It's a place that you will be sure to relax & unwind, surrounded only by the sounds of nature. Designed for quiet county living, its contemporary architecture blending into the natural surrounds, inviting the outside in through large windows. Inside you will be enthralled by the bright, wide open living spaces offering one level living for the owners, with a gracious master suite on the main floor. No expense was spared in the construction of this spacious home, using only the very finest of materials. Currently off market, but coming back shortly! Call for details...
This stunning log home boasts a waterfront position within the Lake Sapphire Community situated just south of the town of Monroe, NY. The original home has been artfully extended to provide a wonderful large home, ideal for entertaining family and friends by the pristine lake. The community boasts two pristine lakes, ideal for swimming, sailing, kayacking and fishing, with winter ice fishing, ice skating and cross country skiing during colder months. 45 minutes from NYC, it's an ideal location for living in the country and working in town! Monroe Woodbury Schools and the nearby Woodbury Commons make it even more of a gem!
For more information about any of these New York Waterfront Properties, contact GPS real estate at 845-848-2218, or by email at info@GPSHousehunt.com.