You’ll find a mix of history, nature, and comparatively low-priced houses in Hyde Park, a Dutchess County town that was once an escape for the wealthy families of the Gilded Age.
The town is perhaps best known for being the birthplace of Franklin D. Roosevelt: You can visit his home, a National Historic Site with a library, museum, and gardens. Other historical sites include Vanderbilt Mansion and Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site. It’s also home to the Culinary Institute of America.
Local restaurants include Lady K’s Southern Comfort, Butchy’s BBQ, and Joseph’s Italian Steakhouse along Violet Avenue, plus spots like Eveready Diner and Coppola’s on Albany Post Road. Although, there isn’t a central downtown area, you are close to other towns like Poughkeepsie and Fairview. It’s about a two-hour drive from Midtown Manhattan
When it comes to real estate, the median sales price is $248,500 according to Realtor.com. There are about 115 houses on the market right now including Capes, Colonials, and new construction. There are also several lots for sale if you want to build your own house.
So, if Hyde Park fits the bill, consider these five houses for sale in the area.
This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $334,900. The house has solar panels, central air conditioning, hardwood floors, ceiling fans, a brick fireplace, full basement, mudroom, deck, and two-car garage. Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site and Top Cottage are nearby.
This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $370,000. The renovated house sits on two acres. It has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, new central air conditioning, stainless steel appliances, a finished basement, deck, two-car garage, and shed. Greenfields Park and Netherwood Elementary School are nearby.
This three bedroom, four bath is listed for $837,500. The Cape features hardwood and tile floors, recessed lighting, oversized windows, moldings, high ceilings, stainless steel appliances, built-ins, a fireplace, laundry room, and a three-car garage. Dinsmore Park and Dinsmore Golf Course are nearby.
This three bedroom, three bath is listed for $889,000. The Colonial has hardwood floors, moldings, vaulted ceilings, a stone fireplace, stainless steel appliances, a full basement, in-ground pool, deck, three-car garage, laundry room, security system, and generator. Netherwood Acres and Netherwood Elementary School are nearby.
This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $2,500,000. The waterfront house has hardwood floors, high beamed ceilings, modern light fixtures, stainless steel appliances, walls of windows, central air conditioning, a fireplace, screened-in porch, smart-home features, and a generator. Pinewoods Park is nearby.
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