Fishkill NY Real Estate

The Fishkill Farms Apple Orchard
The Fishkill Farms Apple Orchard

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Living in the Town of Fishkill NY

Population (Census 2010): 22,107 over 57.4 square miles
Median Age: 41.2
Median Income: $80,015
% of Population with Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 35.1% 
% Households with Children Under 18: 29.1%

In 1714, Dutch immigrants decided to settle and prosper around the modern day village of Fishkill. They named the town Fishkill, which evolved from two Dutch words, “vis” (fish) and “kil” (stream or creek). 

Nowadays, Fishkill is a suburban town with convenient shopping and road access. There has been plenty of new construction going on, from large single family homes, townhouses, to condo complexes.  

The Fishkill NY real estate is much more affordable than towns to the South in Westchester County, and has a larger selection of newer and spacious homes. The town offers many child friendly activities. On the weekends you will see children playing outside, wearing uniforms of the many sports teams they participate in.

The major employers in Fishkill are IBM and Global Foundries at the Hudson Valley Research Park in East Fishkill. Some residents work at the IBM campus in Poughkeepsie. The Gap Distribution Center is also located in Fishkill.

The town of Fishkill contains the Village of Fishkill, and surrounds the City of Beacon.

In the Village of Fishkill, Main Street is lined with quaint buildings that gives a small town feels. The City of Beacon has become a popular weekend getaway for New Yorkers, and many transplants who are looking for more space, a beautiful setting along the Hudson River, and convenient commute to New York City. 

Fishkill NY Real Estate  

Over 42% of the properties in Fishkill are detached single family homes, with another 12.5% of the homes being attached single family homes. You will find a fair amount of townhouses, condos and apartments communities in Fishkill. Close to 25% of all the homes were built after 2000.

Some of the facts regarding Fishkill real estate (All data from the US Census):

  • 42% of the homes in Fishkill are detached single family home, 12.5% are attached single family homes, and 3.1% are two family homes
  • 8.6% of the homes have 3-4 units, 14% have 5-9 units, and 16.8% have over 10 units in the building.
  • 11.4% of the homes in Fishkill were built between 1950-1960
  • 14.1% of the homes in Fishkill were built between 1960-1970
  • 15.9% of the homes in Fishkill were built between 1970-1980
  • 16.9% of the homes in Fishkill were built between 1980-1990
  • 10.1of the homes in Fishkill were built between 1990-2000
  • 23.4% of the homes in Fishkill were built after 2000
  • 64.9% of the homes in Fishkill are owner-occupied, and 35.1% are being rented. 
Fishkill Van Wyck Mews
Pool at the Van Wyck Mews Condos
Van Wyck Glen
Home in the Van Wyck Glen Development

Fishkill Real Estate Communities

There are many single family home, townhouses, and condo communities in Fishkill. The newest ones usually have a managing association that takes care of maintenance like snow plowing, and have amenities like a club house, swimming pool, tennis courts, and playground.

One of the largest newer home communities in Fishkill is the Van Wyck. The development is built by Toll Brothers in the late 2000s, and occupy the area along Merritt Blvd. Some of the units in the developments are still being built and are brand new.

All three communities have their own swimming pool, club house, and other amenities. They are charged a condo fee each month, which includes snow plowing and lawn maintenance. The Van Wyck includes:

  • Van Wyck Glen, a single family home community built around 2008. Prices are around $400,000.
  • Van Wyck Meadows, a townhouse community built around 2006. Prices are around $350,000 - $420,000.
  • Van Wyck Mews, a condo community built around 2008. Prices are around $250,000 - $300,000.

Some other townhouse and condo communities in Fishkill include:

  • Fishkill Woods townhouses, still being built in 2015. Prices are around $400,000.
  • Holly Ridge townhouses, built in the early 2000s. Prices are in the low $300,000s.
  • Overlook Pointe townhouses and condos built around 2010. Prices are in the low $300,000s.
  • Regency At Fishkill, a new condo community for 55+ active adults. Prices are around $280,000 - $320,000.
  • The Aveonis, a condo community also for 55+, was built in the early 2000s.
  • Condos and townhouses at the Fox Ridge development, built in the 1990s. The townhouses are selling for around $200,000 - $300,000. The condos are selling for under $200,000.
  • The Round Hill townhouses, built in the 1980s. The townhouses are selling for around $200,000.
  • Condos at The Commons in the Village of Fishkill wererbuilt in the 1970s. They sell for around the low $100's.
  • The Village Park that offers a pool and tennis court, with 1 bedroom units selling in the low $100's
  • The Locust Grove condos, the 1 bedrooms are selling for under $100k
  • The Rombout Village condos, the 1 bedrooms are selling for under $100k

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Fishkill Commute

Fishkill is located on the border of Dutchess County, just North of Putnam County. Fishkill has convenient access to I-84 which connects to New England and across the Hudson River, and the Taconic State Parkway that runs North and South throughout the county.

Fishkill is convenient to the shopping strips of Route 9. Poughkeepsie is about 20 min North via Route 9. The local State Route 52 runs through the Village of Fishkill.

The town of Fishkill is approximately 65 miles North of New York City. The closest Metro North stop from Fishkill is the Beacon train station, which is an hour and a half from Grand Central Station.

Fishkill School Districts

Most of the students in Fishkill belong to the Wappingers Central School District. The students living in Beacon will go to the Beacon School District. Click here for more information about all Dutchess County school districts.

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Fishkill Shopping and Dining

There are a few cute cafes and restaurants on Main Street in the Village of Fishkill.  Some of the popular restaurants in Fishkill are:

Most of the shopping options are the large chains. There is a Walmart and Sams Club, Home Depot, a movie theater, and other big box stores and supermarket, along Route 9, close to the I-84 exit. There are more stores located along Route 9, along the way up to Wappingers Falls and Poughkeepsie

Two larger gyms, All Sports and Golds Gym, are located in Fishkill.

Fishkill Parks and Recreation

A little outside the center of village, Fishkill offers a lot of open space, parks, and farms. A popular farm to visit is the Fishkill Farms, a beautiful apple orchard with a farm store that opens year round. Another fun farm to visit is the Stony Kill Farm and Environmental Center. Children can go visit the animals there, attend one of the frequent events, or take a hike. 

Also located in Fishkill is the Splashdown Beach water park, a very popular place for families in the summer. The minor league baseball team, the Hudson Valley Renegade, affiliated with the Tampa Bay Rays, play at the Dutchess Stadium in town. The Dutchess Stadium opened in 1994 and holds 4,500 people. It also hosts concerts and events.

Fishkill NY Doug Phillips Park

Below is a list of Town of Fishkill Parks:

Maurer Geering Park at the intersection of Route 52 and I-84

4 tennis courts, 2 lit basketball courts, 1 Little League field, 1 Senior League Field, covered pavilion and bathrooms, playground

Shepheard Memorial Park on Route 82 next to the Brinkerhoff Elementary School

1 baseball field, 1 softball field, 2 Little League fields, bathrooms and concession stands

Doug Phillips Park on Route 52 east of the Route 82 interchange

Natural trails, 2 softball fields, 3 tennis courts, 1 basketball court, playground, bathroom and picnicking. The Paws Dog Park is also there.

Dutchess Junction Park on Route 9D South of Beacon

nature trail, picnicking, and playground

Jean Van Pelt Park on Washington Ave

Passive recreation, stream-side nature trail, picnicking, playground, and creek for fishing

Dutchess Lake Park on West View Drive

Passive recreation, tot-lot with swings, and a pond for fishing

Fishkill NY Links

The town of Fishkill Department of Recreation website: www.fishkillrecreation.com

Village of Fishkill website: www.vofishkill.us

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