House & Home

Hudson Valley homes are set in an ideally balanced location—it’s an easy commute to the city, but it’s also far enough away to enjoy nature and the outdoors. The cultural diversity of the Hudson Valley towns and cities complement the serene natural setting, with mountains, rivers, lakes, and trails. Local residents enjoy homes and properties that range from historic buildings to modern houses with innovative architecture and design. Hudson Valley real estate is sought after for its spacious, comfortable, and distinctive homes.

Gardening

First Cactus Confidence

Michelle Sutton on growing beauties indoors.

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Creating Places of Peace and Joy

Landscape Design Strategies with Bloom's Liz Elkin
Liz Elkin founded Bloom Landscape and Fine Gardening Service ("Bloom") in 2008 in New Paltz, where she lives with her husband of ten years, Matthew, and their two children: Tahlia, age six, and Jonah, age three.

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The Tastiest Bulb: Garlic Growing with Suzanne Kelly of Green Owl Garlic

Owls are auspicious for Rhinebeck garlic farmer Suzanne Kelly and many members of her family. "They are our family totem," she says. When she began her operation two years ago, it was natural for her to name the business.

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House Profiles

Garin Baker: The Artist as Evolutionary

Timothy Malcolm writes about artist Garin Baker.

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The Hudson River School: An Artist in New Windsor

Garin Baker
Timothy Malcolm explores Garin Baker's carriage house art studio in New Windsor.

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The Stolen Church of Glenford

Mor Pipman and Eric Hurliman have transformed a former Methodist Church outside Woodstock into a spacious home and community gathering space.

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Hip Hop Dance with Anthony Molina @ Hudson Opera House

Hip Hop Dance with Anthony Molina

Thursdays, 5-6 p.m. Continues through Dec. 16 — Join in the ever-popular weekly hip hop dance workshop taught by Anthony...

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Hudson Valley Properties

Whether you are looking for a chic loft apartment or a spacious home for your kids and family near sprawling farmlands, Hudson Valley real estate offers a diverse range of properties. Hudson Valley houses are located in areas that are rich with history as well as new developments, from industrial cities to rural backcountry.

Hudson Valley Architecture

The architectural landscape of the Hudson Valley is characterized by one-of-a-kind properties, like the historic estate of Frederic Church in Hudson, Olana, and Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s estate and library in Hyde Park. Some Hudson Valley homes are historic, dating back to the region’s settlement in the 17th century, while others have been retrofitted with modern, sustainable, energy-saving renovations.

Hudson Valley Landscaping

Hudson Valley landscapes offer an idyllic backdrop for the region’s homes. The area’s fertile land produces seasonal, flowering trees and bushes, distinctive regional flowers and plants, and wild vegetables, like ramps and garlic. The region’s emphasis on locally grown products and gardening culture includes a wide range of agricultural and gardening organizations that offer tips and tools for building and maintaining a home garden, like the Hudson Valley Seed Library and the Hudson Valley Gardening Association.