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Homes Under $500,000

Columbia County Real Estate Specialists is proud to offer these exceptional properties for sale. Take your time to browse our gallery of property listings throughout Columbia County. The right home, land parcel or country estate can be found with the Realtors® of Columbia County Real Estate Specialists. Call us and we will be happy to assist with your search in any way that we can.




Beach House - Sale Pending


18 Beach Road, Copake, NY

MLS # 125296

Cedar framed Beach house through-out, including the sheeting on the roof. Sweet lake-house get away on Taconic Shores 'Robinson Pond' private 100+ acre lake community. Two bedrooms, full bath, enclosed front porch, ample storage in attic on a double lot just across from the community field. Views of the main (one of three beaches) beach with white sand and permanent umbrellas for shade, playground and Clubhouse. Minutes to Bash Bish Falls & Catamont skiing.....year round fun!!


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Country Farmhouse


49 Farm Road, Copake, NY

MLS # 125544

Two story Farmhouse with spacious rooms, just outside of town. Walking distance to Copake playground, close to Harlem Valley Rail trail & Bash Bish Falls State Park. Beautiful open light filled eat-in country kitchen, dining room with wide-board Pine flooring, three bedrooms and two baths. Walk out basement partially finished with man cave/office area. Semi private back yard with mountain views. Motivated Sellers.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



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Easy Country Living


580 Mitchell Street, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 126866

This is it, a perfect country retreat located in the heart of glorious Columbia County. Secluded, yet so close to exciting Hudson and all the Berkshires have to offer. Saltbox style home is located on one of Hillsdale's most scenic country roads. Meticulously maintained, freshly painted and many stylish upgrades including a chef's kitchen with granite counter tops and industrial-grade appliances. The first floor boasts a kitchen, dining room, living room, bedroom, entry foyer, laundry and bath. Upstairs you'll find two additional bedrooms and a full bath with tile floor and jet tub. Can be purchased turnkey - furniture and all.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Private Get-Away


822 Pumpkin Hill Road, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 125313

Bright and light filled home that is off the beaten track, but only minutes from the center of Hillsdale. Private location with views of Catamount ski area! Brand new kitchen with custom cabinets and granite counter tops, all new stainless appliances with built in wine cooler, all included in the sale. Amazing timber frame barn with loft area above, could make a great artist studio or workshop. Enjoy the private secluded 7 acres and the In-ground pool with a brand new liner (25 year warranty) and a new filtration system. Pool house with cedar sauna and wood stove. Close to Berkshires, Hudson, Tanglewood and only 2 hours from NYC! Motivated Seller.


Listing Agent: Dylan Nardin, Sales Associate





Over the Mountain & Though the Woods


181 Lockwood, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 127306

Come get away to this Artist Retreat country home. Six + beautiful acre setting with long-distance Mountain views. Three + bedrooms, two full baths, gorgeous wide board pine flooring throughout. Wrap decking for enjoying the much desired gatherings. Year-round home to enjoy in all seasons, with hand-made field-stone wood-burning fireplace for enjoying after skiing at one of the many mountains in the local area. Cozy, in great shape, unique, beautiful views....what more are you looking for? Property consist of two separate lots, Tax #144.-1-16.111 3.6 Acres & Tax #143.-1-14.200 2.41 Acres. Easy to show. 2 1/2 hrs to NYC.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



waterfront house

Clean & Cozy in Lake Community


24 Fairview Drive, Copake, NY

MLS # 127631

In Taconic Shores lake community, you find this two bedroom, two bath Ranch home in excellent condition....literally ready for you to move right in. All furniture, garden tools and even the chopped firewood for the fireplace in living room and 'Defiant' wood-stove in great room downstairs, is included with sale!! New architectural shingle 30-year roof, brand new water heater, new radon system installed, new water softener, triple pane windows are just some of the features that make this home in excellent condition. Beautiful yard with mature plantings, flowering trees and a circular driveway is even more reason why this home is an excellent value. Robinson Pond is 115 + acre Lake that is mainly for swimming boating, fishing and aesthetics, augmented by the dam, which Roeliff Jansen Kill is the major tributary. House in excellent condition with rights to a 115 acre beautiful lake....what more could you ask for!!


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Columbia County Colonial home for sale

Commercial Space, Warehouse, Storage, Multi Family?


254 County Route 7A (Main Street) Copake, NY

MLS #124648

Bring All Offers for this Commercial Space, Warehouse, Storage, Multi Family, your choice. Circa 1820 building, currently Zoned Two-family, vacant since 2013. Renovations started but far from completion. EXCELLENT location for Business or Storage space OR keep the renovations going and restore to Multifamily for the much needed local rental market. 3,540 Square Feet, just under an acre, 3-car outbuilding, circular driveway. Pretty sweet deal for someone with a plan... Site of first Copake Town Meeting. Direct route to/from NYC (2 hrs) just off State Route 22.  


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



waterfront home Copake NY

Walk to Chatham Center!!


1884 Church Street (Route 203), Ghent, NY

MLS # 124188

Excellent location, Just steps away from Chatham Center for restaurants, shopping & the Chatham Fair!! Hardwood Oak floors through out, eat-in kitchen, large living room, spacious bedrooms, full bath. Large full basement and large usable attic space. 24 hours notice please, currently rented at $1450/mo.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Waterfront A-Frame

Robinson Pond Waterfront A-Frame


1108 Lake Shore, Copake, NY

MLS #126581

Diamond in the rough but oh what a gem!! Beautiful waterfront on the natural part of the lake. Unique A-frame with oversized 2 car garage. Directly across the water is one of the three beaches on this beautiful private 90+ acre lake. When you walk in, the first thing you see is the bright, sunny open floor-plan room and a wall of glass that over looks the yard and the mature trees framing the waterfront. You instantly have that ahhhhh reaction. First floor consists of kitchen, pantry with quarter bath, handmade Stone chimney with wood stove flue hook-up. Second floor consists of 2+ bedrooms and balcony. Lower level consist of the second flue for fireplace in the unfinished basement with laundry room and full bathroom. Handyman special with endless possibilities. Sold As-Is. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Looking for New Owners


7 Rothermel Ext, Kinderhook, NY

MLS # 124186

Three+ Bedrooms (easily Four bedrooms, Office/Storage room off Family room possible fourth bedroom), 2 bath, Oak flooring, wood burning fireplace in living room, 1822 square feet...Big open back yard that backs up to ball field, quiet street.....NEW TO MARKET!! Needs some TLS, but worth it.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Private, Relaxing, Secluded


89 Rockview, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 127407

Deep in the woods of a hillside in Hillsdale is where you will find this gem of a country retreat. Located at the end of a winding private drive, this 1952 home is completely enveloped by hardwoods. The living space has been tastefully renovated from top to bottom. The roof has been recently replaced. A storage shed houses all the toys and equipment. Twelve acres of unspoiled hardwoods with boundary trail creates an ideal environment for a total getaway. Buyers who relish being off the beaten track will find a terrific opportunity to purchase an ideal property in the heart of Columbia County. Private, relaxing, secluded. 2 1/2 hrs to NYC.


Listing Agent: John A Avenia, Associate Broker



contemporary saltbox house

Robinson Pond Lake Community


140 Lakeshore, Copake, NY

MLS #115533

Thousand square feet Saltbox Contemporary with 2 bedrooms, 2 bath nestled in the woods on 3 lots in Copake's Taconic Shores, just a stone's throw from its 102 acre Robinson Pond. Bright & sunny open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, skylights, wood stove, chef's kitchen with granite counter tops, and back patio are just some of the amenities in this beautifully maintained home waiting for you! Go boating on the lake, sit on the beach at the clubhouse, barbecue on deck in summer and in Winter, ski at one of the nearby resorts, come home and relax in front of your wood stove. Home in excellent condition. Motivated sellers. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Private Lake Community

116 Pine Road, Copake, NY

MLS # 127478

Split level home with four bedrooms, three baths and beautiful views, built in 1963. Double lot in a private Lake community of Taconic Shores Home Owners Association www.taconicshores.org Finished basement with bedroom, private bathroom and living room. Close to skiing, hiking, State Park with waterfall, Tanglewood, Jacobs Pillow......am I hearing Airbnb? Easy to show with 24 hours notice. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Broker



log cabin by pond in Averill Park NY

Rensselaer County, PRIVATE Wraparound w/Creek & Private Pond


210 Alps Mountain Road, Averill Park, NY

MLS # 121604

Exceptional is the best adjective to describe this unique and special opportunity. The home and property feature attributes of far more expensive homes at a fraction of the price. Log Cabin construction, three bedrooms and two baths, total privacy on over six acres, 1,200 foot private drive, beautiful stream and pond on property, covered front porch with wraparound deck on three sides, stainless kitchen with granite and Show Place cabinets, knotty pine flooring, high speed internet and electric underground, full basement with 9 foot ceilings and radiant heat, 4-ton geothermal heating and cooling system, and the list goes on. Finish work will be needed to complete the home. At an asking price of under $300,000, a buyer with vision and the dream of owning an exceptional property will make this opportunity their own.  


Listing Agent: John A Avenia, Associate Broker



4 family investment building

Four Family Unit


1770 State Route 23, Copake, NY

MLS # 113140

GREAT investment opportunity! Four units, all tenants in good standing and hoping they go with the sale!! Each apartment is on it's own electric meter. Two water tanks, one furnace. $45,000+/yearly in rental income...now that's a great investment! Income statement available. Property Condition Disclosure on file. 
The property features:
- 4 Unites
- Positive Income
- 2015 Septic system installed


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



home surrounded by land

Looking for Privacy...Look No More


435 Craryville Road, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 127596

Impeccable style and attention to detail best describe this wonderful colonial style home. Tastefully expanded and updated with an extensive list of improvements; a new 4-season sun room, 10x15 2-story barn, 3rd garage bay, new roof in 2012, gutter guards, exterior painted in 2017, new water system in 2018, stone facade garage entrance, 2nd story catwalk and custom moldings throughout. The 2,000 sq.ft. home features a first story master suite, three bedrooms, three baths, cathedral ceiling in living room, and wood burning fireplace. It offers a partially finished basement, 3-car garage and easy access to storage in the attic. A meandering driveway delivers the owner to their privately sited home where they are warmly greeted by a beautiful stone entrance and stone stairway leading to the pillared front porch. Take a moment to look around before stepping through the threshold of this exceptional property you call home. Be sure you have an opportunity to see this masterpiece.


Listing Agent: John Avenia, Associate Broker