Nestled on a bay along the east side of the Hudson River, the town of Peekskill is coveted for its proximity to New York City and stunning landscape with a wealth of outdoor activities.
The real estate market comprises converted lofts, single-family houses, and more massive apartment complexes and modern condominiums. The architecture ranges from spacious Victorian to twentieth-century brick facades. People flock to Peekskill for its affordable prices, easy commute, and desirable mix of city and country living. The site of an impressive wave of revitalization, the town decided to make the arts a fixture in its efforts to breathe new life into the area. Old warehouses and storefronts are now converted to artist studios and galleries, drawing in an enthusiastic arts community.
There’s a lot of cultural and commercial sites for residents in Peekskill. A destination for foodies, the city boasts an array of busy restaurants and upscale staples. Farmers markets are a favorite summer go-to, offering residents front row access to the county’s freshest produce and local wares. Trendy coffee houses and comfortable pubs round out the dining scene, making for a lively nightlife. Artists and musicians enjoy the Paramount Center and Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. The real gem of the town is its network of state parks, hiking trails, and stunning natural vistas. From the bay views of Charles Point to the recreational hub of Depew Park, there’s plenty to keep outdoorsy folks busy.
Laid back and well-connected, the small-town feel is perfect for those looking for a diverse yet peaceful place to call home.