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1880's Colonial with Vintage Barn


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 of easily conversion back to 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



Columbia County Colonial home for sale

Welcome to the Lake


13 Lake Shore, Robinson Pond, Copake, NY

MLS #133935

Discover the best of waterfront living on tranquil, picturesque Robinson Pond. This tastefully updated waterfront charmer is new to the market and ready to go. The living room features a bamboo floor, wood burning fireplace and sliding doors to the composite deck overlooking the water. The master bedroom features a hardwood floor and opens to a beautiful four-season sunroom also overlooking the water. The basement is partially finished and offers space for an additional bedroom and great room. Outside, you'll find wonderful gardens surrounding a large, two-level bluestone patio leading to the stonewall barrier and dock at the water's edge. Close to Catamount, the Berkshires, Bash Bish and the Harlem Valley Rail Trail for outdoor fun. It begs the question: why buy a home in the country, when you can own a waterfront home in the country? 


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



home surrounded by land

Cozy Home in Private Lake Community


10 Taft Road, Copake, NY

MLS # 132481

Enjoy all the pleasures of this cozy move-in ready sweet home. This 3-bedroom, one-story charmer is a great weekend getaway or full time residence to enjoy boating, hiking, cycling, skiing and all the charms of a small town. Situated on three level lots with deeded access to private Robinson Pond there are no motor boats or water skiers to disturb your enjoyment swimming, fishing & kayaking on the lake. Nearby Copake Hamlet features three eating establishments, a general store, liquor store and two banks. Within twenty minutes of the Berkshires, downtown Hudson, Catamount Ski Resort, Bash Bish Falls, Harlem Valley Rail Trail, the Taconic State Parkway and Metro North Rail Station. This is your chance to escape the hustle and bustle to picturesque  Copake, NY. You won't want to leave!


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia,Principal Broker





Country Road, take me home


813 County Route 27, Ancram, NY

MLS # 134404

Lovely Ranch home located in bucolic Ancram with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 48x30 3-bay Pole barn with 12 ft. ceilings & workshop on 2+ acres and beautiful views. Open concept living room/dining room. Kitchen with pantry and hidden washer/dryer closet. Sun-room overlooking swimming pool and backyard. Private Master bedroom with spa-bathtub on one side of the house and two additional bedrooms on the opposite side with another full bath. Full basement could easily be finished with walkout and interior access and 2 office areas. Minutes to Taconic Hills, close to Hudson, Pine Plains, Hillsdale, Copake, and Millerton, NY.  2 hrs to NYC, 3 hrs to Boston.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



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Walk to Bash Bish Falls!!


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. Bright and sunny home with a GREAT private back yard!!!


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



4 bedroom, Farm

Steps to Bash Bish Falls NY State Park ~ Sold $450,000


111 Mt. View Road, Copake Falls, NY

MLS # 131959

Charming 2 story farmhouse dating back to 1900. 1700sq ft home completely renovated. Wake up to a view of the mountain, sound of the babbling brook across the field, and 1.1 acres of lawn to enjoy.Original beams in dining and living rooms remain a charming feature, in addition to matching new pine floors, stained to match the original beams.The white kitchen has a center island with reclaimed white oak countertop, and room for 3 to sit while the chef prepares breakfast. New Bosch refrigerator, dishwasher and oven; microwave neatly tucked in the barn door pantry.3 bedrooms, 2 full baths with Koehler fixtures, LG washer/dryer on second floor,wood burning fireplace in living room, sliding glass doors that open to deck. Oversized detached 2 car garage with attic.Peaceful location. Walking distance to Taconic State Park for swimming, Bash Bish Falls for hiking, the Harlem Valley Rail Trail for hiking & biking. 20 minutes to the Metro North.Near MA border for cultural and recreation. 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

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


953 Mitchell Street, Hillsdale, NY

MLS # 133646

This is it, a perfect country home located in the heart of glorious Columbia County, yet so close to exciting Hudson and all the Berkshires have to offer. Ranch style home is located on one of Hillsdale's most scenic country roads. Photos coming to show new propane fireplace, new windows, new furnuce, new shed. The first floor boasts a kitchen, dining room, living room, 2 full bathrooms, entry foyer, sunroom off kitchen. Upstairs you'll find three bedrooms. Priced to sell.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal Broker



renovated barn home

Spencertown General Store


825 Route 203, Austerlitz, NY

MLS # 133822

Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success. If you love what you are doing you will be successful. Now you have an opportunity to take an established general store/deli and grow with it. If you love food, an exciting business and being involved in your community, this is your place.Spencertown General Store' in the heart of Austerlitz is for sale. If you are looking for a space to start your catering business and/or cooking classes, look no more. Incredible opportunity for a fully equipped kitchen, PLUS a 3 bedroom apartment above. (Currently rented for $1,100/mo)Turnkey operation is ready and waiting for the right owner to jump on board and take it to the next level. Year after year, this general store/cafe has kept growing. Electric updated in 2014 and called impressive' by inspectors. This business is an established well known destination for quick sandwiches, baked goods and general supplies. Inventory and equipment all included in sale price.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Broker





On Dutchess County Border


116 East Ancram Rd, Ancramdale, NY

MLS # 129123

It's all about the land!! Ideally situated in the town of Ancram you will find this four bedroom farmhouse on 55 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 outdoor adventures offered by Taghkanic State Park. The diverse cultural attractions found in Red Hook, Rhinebeck, Hudson and the Berkshires are all about 30 minutes away. A perfect oasis for anyone searching for a prime building site on a 50-acre mini farm with some of the best recreational land anywhere. This is a truly special property with limitless opportunities. Priced to sell and ready for immediate occupancy.  2 hrs to NYC.


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





Sears Kit Home


124 Route 7A, Copake, NY

MLS # 133573

1938 Sears Kit home constructed with high quality and lovingly renovated in 2019-2020. Sweet, 'peaceful living' Cape offering three bedrooms, bathrooms on both first & second levels, wood floors throughout, wood-burning brick fireplace in large sunny living room & an enclosed cozy back porch offering a nook for relaxing while looking out over the farm fields. New Roof. Minutes to Bash Bish Falls and Harlem Valley Rail trail. Copake offers 2 banks, 3 Restaurants, General Store, gas station etc while remaining a small country town feeling. Easy 2 hour drive to 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





Immaculate Ranch on 3 Lots!!


1087 Lake View Road, Copake, NY

MLS # 130525

Turn-key Ranch in excellent condition with over-sized lot in private waterfront community. Some features include rocking chair front porch, large back deck, mature trees, shrubs & landscaping. Inside you find Hardwood floors though-out, tile flooring in kitchen electric baseboard heat, first floor boast of eat-in kitchen, living room with wood stove, two bedrooms and full bath. Finished basement with great room, exercise room & potential third bedroom. Robinson Pond is a private lake community and 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), ladders, leaf blower, gym equipment, tools in shed, solid wood bench (stored in shed) all available for purchase.


Listing Agent: Margaret Bower Avenia, Principal 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





All that Hudson Has to Offer!! ~ Sale Pending


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