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Zoned Commercial & Residential


2731 Route 23, Hillsdlae, NY

MLS # 137053

In the Heart of Hillsdale!! Welcome to the Stephen Bristol House and Cabinet Making Shop circa 1830. In 1870 Flavia Bristol, one of Hillsdale's most prominent benefactors, inherited the property and made it her home until 1918. The 3 bedroom Greek Revival style home has had numerous additions and updates over the years and is now a generous sized home with classic style and many original features. Downstairs you'll find a nice size kitchen/dining room, large living room, private screened porch and totally unique Great Room with wrap-around balcony used as art studio(s). Outside, the house is surrounded by bamboo plantings, beautiful perennial gardens, a stonewall and undisturbed natural area. You will also enjoy the wonderfully restored barn that maintains all of its original charm and function. Don't miss this unique opportunity to own a rich part of Hillsdale's history as this magnificent property nears its 200th anniversary. Very convenient location to Hudson, Albany & the Berkshires. 2 1/2 hrs to NYC.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Copake Falls home for sale

Just steps to Bash Bish Falls


25 Miles Road, Copake Falls, NY

MLS # 137889

Charming turnkey cottage right in the center of desirable Copake Falls. It is a mid-century kit home (Norge style), that is built with tongue and groove logs''. Enjoy this level low-maintenance almost half-acre in a quiet neighborhood. Spend your evenings on the expansive, sunny enclosed front porch or lounge in your yard.Home underwent an extensive renovation in 2018. Rebuilt enclosed front porch and replaced all windows, new bathroom, paint, roof repairs, 200 amp electrical, flooring throughout, lighting, exterior walls were insulated and sheet rocked.In 2020, a new chimney was built, and a whole house water conditioning system was added, and an electric hot water heater was added, and radon mitigation was performed. Additionally, the kitchen was updated with new cabinets, and a quartz countertop. Too many local activity &  hiking to the famous Bash Bish Falls & Harlem Valley Rail trail. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Spencertown Colonial Home for Sale

Cozy Waterfront Cottage


1088 Lakeview, Copake, NY

MLS # 137725

Turn-key Cozy Cottage with beautiful waterfront views. Some features include a rocking chair back porch overlooking the lake, beautiful hardwood floors thought out upstairs, 3 bedrooms, 2 wood stoves. Finished basement with wood stove, tiled floors, laundry/utility room and enclosed walkout porch to backyard/waterfront. Robinson Pond is a private lake community, known for swimming, fishing, paddle boarding etc. The Taconic Shores Home Owners Association is a good mix of full time residents as well as weekenders. The area is known for being close to three ski mountains, the Berkshires, Hudson NY & on the Mass/Conn border! Easy ride to NYC, just a two hour beautiful ride to the country. Furniture (including outdoor furniture), available for purchase. HOA website: www.TaconicShores.org


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Four Maples, Hillsdale NY

The Finish is in the Details


702 Center Hill, Copake NY

MLS # 137314

This stylishly remodeled three bedroom home in Copake is the perfect place to enjoy country life in Columbia County. Nearly the entire house has been upgraded. The stainless steel kitchen includes a Thermador stove / convection oven, cherry floor, tile backsplash, Corian countertops with inlaid butcher block and solid maple cabinets. All three bedrooms have hardwood floors, both baths have been beautifully updated, there is a wood burning fireplace in the living room and the front entry features tumbled marble flooring. Outdoors you'll witness the stunning morning sunrise and evening's moonrise from the large wraparound deck and patio. There is even Invisible Dog Fencing in place. Other major improvements include a new roof in 2008, new siding 2009, blown insulation in the attic in 2012 and replacement Thermopane windows throughout. This wonderful property is a sound value and will provide a lifetime of enjoyment for the next owner that calls it home.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Hudson 2-bedroom home for sale

The Beauty of Austerlitz


11524 Stop 17, Route 22, Austerlitz, NY

MLS # 136791

Special properties like this one are a rare find....A Hidden Gem....complete renovation almost done. Previously a two bedroom, one bath, now a three bedroom two bath, wooden floors throughout, wood burning fireplace in the open kitchen/dining room area, finished basement for sunken living room. Very unique & nifty layout/floorplan on a shared driveway with only three homes. Off of Route 22, just before the Austerlitz Historical Society...yes, that area that everyone wants to be in! Minutes to Hawthorne Valley School/Farm store. Easy access to Taconic State Parkway & I-90. Minutes to Hudson, Great Barrington & Pittsfield due to its convenient central location. Easy to show, short notice OK.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Four Maples, Hillsdale NY

'On The Island' ~ Sale Pending


90 Island Drive, Copake NY

MLS # 138075

Comfortable & inviting, well maintained 3+ bedroom, 2 bath Ranch on the Island of Robinson Pond. Chef's kitchen, extensive decking, back yard brick patio, full house generator, beautiful stone fireplace in living room. Roof 10 years old, newer windows, Hot Water/baseboard heating. Partially finished basement with office and carpeted great room. Plus 'bonus room' off kitchen leading out the back patio. Taconic Shores Property Owners Associated is a private lake community (designated by the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Freshwater Wetland). Motorized boats are not to exceed 10 HP except Pontoon boats allowed 40 HP. Robinson Lake is for fishing, swimming and relaxing on the lake. All appliances go with sale of home. Easy commute to NYC, Albany, 20 minutes to Berkshires & Hudson.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



27 Maple Hillsdale

Italianette Style Farmhouse ~ Sold for $525k


27 Maple Street, Hillsdale, NY

MLS #128070

Gorgeous period home with country kitchen, enclosed side porch off kitchen, rocking chair front porch, library/office, 2.5 baths, home built around 1840. The large additional family room in front has a separate entrance, which could be used as a business space, additional features are 9' ceilings in most of the rooms, 7 foot windows, Classic staircase leading to the spacious upper level with 3 large bedrooms and two full baths.  


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



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Walk to Bash Bish Falls!! ~ Sold for $325k


138 Route 344 (Main Street), Copake Falls, NY

MLS # 133964

Charming 1882 Farmhouse Colonial in the heart of Copake Falls and close walking distance to Bash Bish Falls, Harlem Valley Rail Trail, restaurant, Post Office etc. Hardwood floors through-out, beautiful, sweet home with a good feeling. Three bedrooms, two baths (one first floor, one 2nd floor) private dining room off kitchen. Brand new septic. Bright and sunny home with a GREAT private back yard with Koi pond and Apple tree.!!!


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Canaan ranch home for sale

'Tri-Village' Home ~ Sale Pending


43 Frisbee Street, Canaan, NY

MLS # 136280

Cozy Ranch at the intersection of the 'Tri-Villages', i.e. East Chatham, Old Chatham & Canaan. Three bedrooms/one bath, forced-air heating woodstove in living room, hardwood flooring, beautiful long distant views, wood shed and barn, circular driveway, full unfinished basement w/additional parking...bordered by open fields and beautiful homes. Convenient to Chatham, Hudson, Albany etc.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Copake mutli unit rental property for sale

Four Family Unit


1770 State Route 23, Copake, NY

MLS # 113140

GREAT investment opportunity, Four units, all four apartments pay $1,000/mo rent = $4,000 income per month! Tenants pay own Electric (Each apartment on own electric meter). Property Condition Disclosure on file. Two water tanks, one furnace. Income statement available. State of the art septic system, installed in 2017. Just under an acre across street from proposed new gas station/convenience store. Please allow 24+ hours for showing request. 2019 Expenses: Fuel: $1,963 Electric: $1,079 Insurance: $1,287 Maintenance: $2,400.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



Copake home for sale

Lake Home ~ Sold $175k


130 Washington Rod, Robinson Pond, Copake, NY

MLS # 135921

Cozy Ranch built in 1965, in EXCELLENT condition with a beautiful, sunny Sun room (currently used as Master bedroom) w/own heat and 2 sliding French doors on either end. 1,044 square feet of living space, open floor plan, attached garage, electric heat. Walk to the lake!! As this home is in a private Robinson Pond lake community known for boating, fishing and swimming. Close to Catamount, the Berkshires, Bash Bish and the Harlem Valley Rail Trail for outdoor fun.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker