You don't need to be a Vanderbilt to enjoy your own slice of shoreline. From the Hudson River to reservoirs to Long Island sound, the northern suburbs abound with breathtaking bodies of water waiting to be your next neighbor, affording buyers a bevy of options fit for a myriad of means and lifestyles.
NEW HAMBURG | 53 Point Street | $649,000
This thoroughly renovated contemporary boasts sweeping Hudson River views and a 90'5-foot slice of waterfront. With Pottery Barn-esque interior design features, a toasty hearth for winter and spacious deck for summer sailboat watching, this accessible paradise is just three blocks from Metro North's New Hamburg station and an easy car commute to Westchester. (MLS 327686: Hopewell Junction office)
OLIVEBRIDGE | 373 Upper Sahler Mill Road | $1,000,000
Your Walden awaits at this 3+ acre lakeside retreat. Set on a quiet Ulster country road just minutes from Stone Ridge, NY, this home has been tastefully remodeled with modern amenities and artisan nuance. Lovers of the outdoors will struggle to tire of the region's rich biodiversity and ample recreation, not to mention swimming, kayaking, birding, or simply strolling along the adjacent six-acre private lake. (MLS 327987: Hopewell Junction office)
RYE | 131 Kirby Lane | $12,600,000
Perched atop a calming coastal pond, this c.1900 hilltop manor couples lavish Queen Anne nuance with sweeping vistas and second-to-none amenities. The serenity of this home's 1.16-acre setting are augmented by soaring ceilings, custom millwork, indoor pool, a mirrored gym, wine cellar, spa, and an elevator which ascends all four floors. (MLS 3314795: Rye office)