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Peekskill, New York, a small town on the Hudson River, is less than an hour away from Manhattan on Metro North, making it a good place to relocate if you want more space and nature within commuting distance of the city.
You can get a lot for your money here compared to the city. There are currently 62 houses or apartments listed on Zillow for less than $600,000 and you’ll find a variety of styles including Colonials and Victorians. Most have outdoor space and finished attics or basements (ideal for a home office or for remote learning).
Peekskill is a very walkable city, which is great if you don’t want to drive everywhere. For culture, you can check out the Lincoln Depot Museum and Hudson Valley Museum of Contemporary Art, which features international and local artists. There are also many places to enjoy nature, like Depew Park and over three miles of waterfront with parks and outdoor sculptures. You can also take a cruise from Riverfront Green Park. In downtown Peekskill, you’ll find stores and restaurants like Birdsall House, Gleason’s, and Kathleen’s Tea Room.
So, if Peekskill sounds like a fit for you, here are five houses on the market including a renovated Colonial with a finished basement and a Victorian with a wraparound deck.
This four bedroom, three bath is asking $574,999. The renovated Colonial features hardwood floors, custom moldings, a wood-burning fireplace, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, a finished basement, an LG washer/dryer, a deck, and landscaped backyard. The Peekskill Metro North Station and restaurants like Taco Dive Bar are an eight-minute walk away.
This three bedroom, one bath is asking $529,000. This Victorian has hardwood floors, large windows, custom woodwork, mantels including one in the kitchen, built-in shelves and cabinetry, tin ceilings, a wraparound deck, stainless steel appliances, a fireplace, and balcony. The Peekskill Metro North Station and Riverfront Green Park are a five-minute walk away.
This three bedroom, two bath is asking $439,000. The house has a fireplace, hardwood floors, large windows, a three-season sunroom, a full basement, and a large landscaped yard. The windowed kitchen has granite countertops and a stainless steel refrigerator and dishwasher. Downtown Peekskill is a four-minute drive away.
This three bedroom, two and a half bath is asking $407,000. The Colonial features hardwood floors, a fireplace, an eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, a finished attic and basement, a new roof, a deck, and a fenced-in backyard. Depew Park is across the street.
This three bedroom, two bath is asking $400,000. The Victorian has hardwood floors, wood-beamed ceilings, Wainscot paneling, an enclosed front porch, a sunroom, attic, finished basement, and a patio and garden in the backyard. Depew Park and restaurants like Forno’s are nearby.
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