Amenia

Running along the eastern border of Dutchess County, Amenia is a peaceful rural retreat in the Hudson Valley.

The housing opportunities in Amenia are as diverse as the area’s stunning typography. The area is a blend of rural charm and grandeur, with acres of horse farms emptying into dense residential districts and stately country retreats. The real estate market is a mix of large estates, single-family homes, and seasonal housing. A wide range of architecture, from historic Victorians and Colonials to more modern facades, dots the landscape of this diverse corner of the Hudson River Valley. A recent influx of residents looking for a second home in the country has spurred the construction of amenity-rich developments in the past few years. This increase in new development is a sign of things to come in the region.

At its heart, Amenia is a quiet place. The picturesque location offers residents a peaceful atmosphere and a certain small-town character. Small shops and favorite restaurants share the street with cafes and antique shops. Nights are calm, with hotspots and big-name shopping strips just a few towns away. Residents enjoy a tight-knit community and laid-back lifestyle.

The real gem of the area is its tranquil surroundings. Visitors and locals alike enjoy spending time in public parks like Wassaic Park and Beekman Park. Nearby creeks and lakes are the perfect places for fishing, swimming, and picnicking. Spend a long afternoon at the Cascade Mountain Winery & Resort sampling the best of the Hudson Valley. Indulge in favorite local pursuits like golfing, hiking, and mountain biking, or try your hand at horsing or fly-fishing. Amidst the stunning natural backdrop of upstate Dutchess County, outdoor recreation could never be dull.

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