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Lower Hudson Valley: Living Outside The City

40 Washington Spring Road, Snedens Landing

When the time comes to move out of the City, New Yorkers are increasingly seeking out locations that offer personal, meaningful and rewarding experiences. Topping their list of desired amenities includes: a rich lifestyle, flourishing arts scene, inspiring landscapes, a place to build relationships and a home for their families.

The Lower Hudson Valley—which includes the hamlets of the Nyacks, Piermont, Snedens Landing, Tuxedo Park, Wawick, Montebello and Grandview, to name a few—presents a particularly distinct lifestyle and coveted experience that continues to attract homebuyers from Manhattan and Brooklyn. Located just across the Hudson River and west of Manhattan, the Lower Hudson Valley offers exceptional lifestyle amenities, a bucolic landscape, historic architecture and a thriving real estate market.


165 Kings Highway, Tappan

Living in the Lower Hudson Valley is truly an experience. From the seasonal farmers’ markets and the bevy of cultural attractions to the numerous recreational amenities and the family-friendly events, the Lower Hudson Valley offers a relaxed, rich lifestyle for any interest. Homebuyers are especially attracted to the flourishing art scene, close-knit communities, world-class golf courses and artisanal shops and restaurants.

Provenance and Architecture

259 Sickletown Road, West Nyack

For decades, the Lower Hudson Valley has been a haven for celebrities. Famous residents have included Angelina Jolie, Vivian Leigh, Orson Wells and Rosie O’Donnell—to name a few. Many homes have a storied past that includes former famous owners or guests, which makes for great dinner conversation with friends!

101 Pascack Road, Pearl River

In addition, many homes exemplify classic architectural styles such as Queen-Anne Victorian and Gothic Revival. Homebuyers fall in love with the Lower Hudson Valley’s historic and charming architecture, and the chance to own a piece of its history.

Coveted Real Estate

63 Washington Spring Road, Snedens Landing

The real estate market in the Lower Hudson Valley continues to be strong, with Rockland and Orange counties continuing to be favored by buyers who live in New York City, primarily Manhattan and Brooklyn. In addition, the recent completion of the new Tappan Zee Bridge spanning the Hudson River means improved access to New York City, further strengthening the region’s appeal.


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