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Waterfront on the Punsit Creek


821 Route 203, Spencertown, NY

MLS # 130801

Beautiful Colonial Cira 1880, 3200 square foot, Colonial in the heart of Spencertown and sits on 3.5 country acres and bordered by the Punsit Creek, a certified year-round trout stream. Currently set up as a three family residence, with the intention to be easily converted back to its original single family layout if desired. It boasts a new (red) roof in 2013, new heating system in 2014, original wood flooring throughout and five fireplaces (not currently operational). Spencertown is one of Columbia County's quaintest hamlets and this property is located at its center. In addition to the beautiful Colonial on the property you'll also find an attached garage with workshop area, two-story utility shed and 3,000 square foot Post & Beam barn. The Spencertown location is central-Eastern Columbia County, ideal for trips up the Taconic State Parkway and within close proximity. Broker owned. 2 1/2 hrs to NYC.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





In the Heart of Ancram


1301 Route 7, Ancram, NY

MLS # 130800

Own a piece of Ancram's history, one of a kind home with historic character and period details intact. Found in the hamlet of Ancram, located in the very most Southeast corner of Columbia County, bordering Dutchess County. This gem,Cira 1890,has been articulately renovated piece by piece even including new plaster walls.Step inside from the rocking chair front porch and walk in to history in it's most pristine finery. First floor great room, dining room, kitchen with hand painted tile, bathroom/laundry room. Second floor you find four bedrooms and full bathroom with bidet. Summer kitchen outside along with outhouse still in tact. Hardwood floors though out, mature plantings and a beautiful barn in excellent condition that would make a wonderful artist studio or antique shop. Excellent location with City of Hudson approx 20 miles to the NW, City of Albany approx 50 miles to the NW,Poughkeepsie approx 35 miles to SW & NYC less than 2 hours.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Artist Retreat With All The Comforts of Home


181 Lockwood, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 131075

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.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





County Retreat


1549 Route 7, Ancram, NY

MLS # 130984

Exquisitely perched on a secluded Ancram hillside you find this three bedroom, three bath Cape that differentiates itself from everything else on the market. This is a truly special property that is priced to sell. The naturally serene parcel is 6.7 acres in size, has mature landscaping, fruit trees and is surrounded by age-old stone walls. The house is perfectly sighted with long distance views and unlimited southern exposure. Inside, you'll find a well designed floor plan featuring a master en-suite with full bath, living room with fireplace, entry foyer, large dining room, kitchen, half bath and laundry on the first floor. Upstairs there are two additional bedrooms, a full bath, an office or family room or additional bedroom with a cedar closet. Hardwood floors throughout the home, a tranquil screened- in covered stone patio enjoying the views. PLUS, the property offers a two-car detached garage with attached carport andincredible heated studio with 3/4 bath!


Listing Agent: John Avenia, Associate Broker



4 bedroom, Farm

Gentlemens Farm


15 Doe Hill Road, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 130973

Spacious farmhouse situated high on a hillside overlooking some of Hillsdale's finest farmland with beautiful long distant views of rolling hills. Nestled in a park-like setting on a quiet dead end road, some of the home features are; first floor MBR or den/library, eat-in kitchen two living rooms and dining room along w/bathroom. Second floor features three bedrooms and full bath. Additional features are hardwood floors through-out, Hardie board siding and an attached in-law apartment. Numerous updates include a new roof, furnace, oil tank, wood burning fireplace insert, carpets, refinished floors, and updated kitchen. For horse lovers, the property is a dream-come-true with a seven stall horse barn and several pastures. If you own horses, or would like a really large barn (with water) for your toys this property can't be beat. One-of-a-kind property and truly unique living experience, minutes to Hudson, NY and Great Barrington, MA. 2 hrs NYC.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



4 family investment building

Ski Country


1597 Route 13, Brainard, NY

MLS # 130678

Unique country home on over 10 acres in Northern Columbia County. Some of the charming features include; walls of wood in unique pattern, solid pole beams, woodstove in living room, three bedrooms (one is 3rd floor private loft), wood floors through-out and two baths. Outside property features include new roof, slate patio, and large deck off the MBR, attached shed with many potential applications, great open yard and 10+ acres of woodland. This is truly an exceptional opportunity to purchase a nice country home on a generous sized parcel of land. Easy drive to Albany & Pittsfield. Close to Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort for skiing!! Beautiful weekend get away or full time living.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



4 family investment building

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 Supplies:


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



home surrounded by land

Looking for Privacy...Look No More


435 Craryville Road, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 127596

Everything your looking for, Privacy, BEAUTIFUL long distant views of mountains and farm land, 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





On Dutchess County Border


116 East Ancram Rd, Ancramdale, NY

MLS # 129123

Ideally situated in the town of Ancram you will find this four bedroom farmhouse on 8 acres with 2 ponds, fruit trees, pole barn and garage/shed. The Southern Columbia County location provides an easy drive to and from NYC. The bustling town of Millerton with its quaint shops, restaurants and movie theater is just a few miles to the South. To the East you'll find the old world charm of Connecticut, the Harlem Valley Rail Trail and multitudes of outdoor adventures offered by Taghkanic State Park. The diverse cultural opportunities found in Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Hudson and the Berkshires are all about a 30 minutes drive away. There is truly something here for everyone. This is also an excellent opportunity for those seeking self sustainability. Priced to sell and ready for immediate occupancy. Amount of acreage is estimated because larger parcel is in the process of a lot-line adjustment. 2 hrs to NYC.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



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Walk to Bash Bish Falls!!


25 Miles Road, Copake Falls, NY

MLS # 124156

Quaint and cozy, 3 bedroom home in the heart of Copake Falls. Unique mid-century Norge style Timber kit home. Lovely large level yard for a relaxing outdoors and large 3 season enclosed front porch. Steps away from the Taconic State Park and the Harlem Valley rail trail. Close to skiing, swimming, hiking, shopping and more. completely renovated bathroom, flooring, and updated electrical and insulation on exterior walls. Oil forced hot air, and propane hot water heater. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Multi Family in Heart of Copake


1682 Main Street, Copake, NY

MLS # 112463

Investment Property ~ Multi Two family home in the heart of Copake. First floor apartment is a two bedroom & second floor apartment is a three bedroom. Both apartments are rented and tenants in good standing. In the last ten years new roof, windows and well. Very good condition, motivated sellers. Excellent investment opportunity.. Private well and septic. Sold as-is.  


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





All that Hudson Has to Offer!!


14 Charles Street, Hudson, NY

MLS # 129479

In the town of Greenport, City of Hudson you find this adorable, affordable and cozy two bedroom on bath home with back deck for BBQing or enjoying your nice big yard! Charles Street is just off main drag in a residential neighborhood that is convenient to shopping, restaurants, schools and downtwon for entertainment. Asphalt roof, public septic, 100 amp electric, Hudson City School District. If renting is they way you want to go, there's great potential for $1,300/mo income. Easy to show, short notice OK...2 1/2 hrs to NYC. Less than 5 minutes to Amtrak Train Station.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Beach House - MOTIVATED SELLER


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





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



waterfront house

Clean & Cozy in Lake Community


24 Fairview Drive, Copake, NY

MLS # 127631

Move in ready, furniture included. 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



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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

Copake Lake Cabin


19 Ivy Street, Copake Lake, NY

MLS #128226

Copake Lake Cottage with two bedrooms sun-room, eat-in kitchen, large living room, attached garage on a dead end Private Road. Affordable ($25/mo for electric, $82/mo for internet & approximately $650 for fuel in Wintertime) Fun weekend getaway or, currently used as full-time residence. Minutes to Catamont for Skiing or the new Adventure Park!! Motivated seller. Sold As-Is. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Two Family Unit


168 Main Street, Copake, NY

MLS # 104977

An Excellent investment opportunity on Main Street, Copake. Just off State Route 23, Two hours to NYC. Both apartments have 2 bedrooms & full bath, fully rented and recieving $1,000/each apartment. Built in the 1900's by the original owner of the Copake Inn. Steady income for investors.


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

Handyman Special


93 Main Street, Copake Falls, NY

MLS #128070

Handyman special but oh what a special it is! Four bedroom two bath, home built in the 1920s, right in the heart of Copake Falls.... Literally walking distance to Bash Bish State, a 9,000+ acre NY/MA State park and also bordering the Harlem Valley Trail, a 15 mile walking/hiking/biking trail just North of Metro North Train Station. Some additional features include; Wood burning brick fireplace in living room, large eat-in kitchen with dining room off it, huge walk-in pantry with ample cabinets. great room leading out to the two-car attached garage. Definitely a fixer upper but could be a beautiful home once again. Master bedroom on first floor and three additional bedrooms and full bath on second floor. Foundation needs attention. House has been vacant for several years. All offers will be considered. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker





Off the Beaten Track...Close to EVERYTHING

22 Philo Road, Stockport, NY

MLS # 129589

Impressive house at an impressive price just outside City of Hudson, in town of Stockport. This home has a lot of surprises. First floor Master Bedroom suite with Jacuzzi tub and additional three bedrooms & full bath on second floor. Spacious eat-in kitchen and formal dining room with vaulted ceiling, living room with sliding glass doors looking out over back yard, plus great room. HUGE two car garage with finished living space above for art studio, workshop or potential Airbnb. Walking distance to Stockport Creek, a 2.4 mile long tributary to the Hudson River with a source coming from the Kinderhook & Claverack Creeks combined. Just 12 minutes to the Amtrak train station in Hudson and 35 minutes to Albany. Motivated Seller. Easy to show, short notice OK. 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Broker