Here you will find all the Dutchess County homes for sale that are close to the Metro North train station and convenient for commuting to New York City. For a complete list, you can choose to view all the Dutchess County properties for sale as a list, or displayed on a map:
Are you looking for a home for sale that is close to the Metro North in Dutchess County, New York? Dutchess County offers two Metro North rail lines. The Hudson Line has three stops in Dutchess County: Beacon, New Hamburg, and Poughkeepsie. The Harlem Line has several stops on the Eastern side of Dutchess County, including Pawling, Dover Plains, etc. The Village of Rhinebeck can be reached by Amtrak from New York City.
The convenient Metro North Line allows commuters and weekenders to travel between New York City and Dutchess County without driving. Parking is available at all the Metro North stops, although many people prefer the convenience of being able to walk to the train station. The stations of Beacon and Pawling are surrounded by a cute main street with shops and dining, and there are residential homes surrounding all of the train stations.
Dutchess County is a beautiful place to live, especially if you are looking for something more country, with lower housing prices and real estate tax than the counties closer to New York City County. It is located just North of Westchester and Putnam Counties, around 1.5 hours from New York City. Commuting to New York City is convenient with the Metro North Rail Lines.
Dutchess County has plenty to offer. There are plenty of hiking opportunities available at Beacon and the Hudson Highlands area. There are two rail trails and the Walkway Over the Hudson, for those who want to walk or bike across the river. For golf lovers, there are 16 golf courses located in the county. There are plenty of farms to visit, while shopping and dining are conveniently located along Route 9 in the county.
If you are looking for culture and arts events, there are six historical estates in the county, all of which have beautiful gardens and offer tours and events. For dining, you will find the world renowned Culinary Institute of America with its cafe and restaurants that are open to the public. Vassar College and Marist College offer sporting events, a great art museum, and cultural events like concerts and plays, speaker visits, etc.
Dutchess County is located a little over one hour from New York City and Albany, on the East side of the Hudson River. Major roads in the county include the interstate 84, which goes East to West and connects to New England , and the Taconic State Parkway, which travels North to South.
For residents who need to travel to New York City, there are Metro North train lines that have frequent trains to Grand Central Station, making Dutchess County a popular commuter area.
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