Candlelight Tour of Homes

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 December 10: 12-5 PM  The Newburgh Historical Society’s annual Candlelight Tour features a self-guided tour of a  dozen decorated homes within the second largest historic district in New York State. Explore an assortment of public and private spaces, mansions, structures in the rehabilitation process, new construction, architectural gems, and some of Newburgh’s most important landmarks.  The 1830 Captain David Crawford House, located at 189 Montgomery St., Newburgh is the starting place. Tickets sold on line or at the door.

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First Apartment Phase at Southgate Middletown Fully Leased; Pre-Leasing Underway for Next Section of 200 Upscale Homes

Developer Sterling Properties announced today the initial apartment phase at Southgate Middletown has reached the mark of 100% leased.

With leasing for the first phase fully executed, the developer is now launching the next section of over 200 one- and two-bedroom rental homes at the popular community in Orange County, N.Y.’s City of Middletown.  Pre-leasing for the new apartments is underway, with initial occupancy expected in December.  Interested prospects can now schedule special “Hard Hat” tours and preview the newest phase by calling 845-343-2820 to schedule an appointment.

“The first phase at Southgate Middletown was an unmitigated success as we were able to demonstrate to renters the quality, luxury, lifestyle and value offered at this community,” says Nick Hollenbeck, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Properties.  “As we neared the end of our leasing program for phase I, we began to see increased demand for this new offering of homes which will boast the same condo-style floorplans, tremendous location and amenity-rich environment.  Judging by the initial response, we fully expect similar leasing velocity in phase two.”

Southgate Middletown has made its mark in the Hudson Valley with one- and two-bedroom residences boasting high ceilings, soaring living spaces and some of the largest layouts in the Orange County marketplace. Continue reading

Four-Acre Estate in Rye, N.Y. to be Sold at Auction by Madison Hawk Partners

Landmark Westchester County Property Includes 13,650 Sq.-Ft. Mansion  and Future Subdivision Into Three Separate Buildable Lots

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We sometimes like to post “Hudson Valley adjacent” real estate stories of interest. Here is one:

A sprawling four-acre estate situated in one of Westchester County, N.Y.’s most desirable residential settings is being offered for sale in a sealed bid auction by Madison Hawk Partners, a national real estate firm and industry leader specializing in Structured Accelerated Sales.

The auction sale of the well-located property at 3 Club Road in Rye, N.Y. presents an incredibly unique and flexible purchasing opportunity in New York City’s submarket.  The pristine land is currently home to a majestic, move-in ready 13,650 square-foot mansion.  The sought-after parcel also has recently applied for a subdivision into three buildable acre-plus homesites in an extremely desirable setting that could be sold separately.

“This is the perfect residence for a sophisticated buyer seeking an exclusive Westchester County address or a smart investment opportunity for anyone looking to monetize the potential of the property,” says Jeff Hubbard, President of Madison Hawk Partners.  “The purchaser will be provided the opportunity to reside in the magnificent home in its current configuration, or split the property and sell two buildable lots while retaining much of the existing home.” Continue reading

Ideally Located Near Orange Regional Medical Center; Southgate Middletown Draws Former Manhattan Couple

Testimonial PhotoSituated less than 10 minutes from the Orange Regional Medical Center in Middletown, N.Y., Southgate Middletown has become a popular residential address for the many student resident, doctors, nurses, and others relocating to the historic Hudson Valley to work at the state-of the-art hospital.

Such was the case for Lisa and Peter Romoff and their dog Ollie.  The couple had been enjoying the bright lights of Manhattan in an Upper East Side apartment until Peter was assigned to Orange Regional Medical Center for his residency in internal medicine.  With the primary condition they wanted to stay close to the medical center, the former New York City residents began a search of apartments in Orange County that offered the kind of luxury, space and amenities that fit their lifestyle.

“We researched apartments and single-family homes that were closest to Orange Regional Medical Center, including Sterling Parc at Middletown,” Ms. Romoff says.  “We came across Southgate online.  When we visited, the price for the amount of space, the luxury looks and style of the homes and the amenities immediately sold us.” Continue reading

Southgate Middletown Welcomed Outdoor Pool with Festive Party on Saturday, July 16th

Southgate PoolSouthgate Middletown officially welcomed its sparkling outdoor pool and sundeck with a special Pool Party on a sunny Saturday afternoon last weekend.

Residents and potential renters alike joined for thee Pool Party which included tasty summer delights from a popular local ice cream truck.  Developer Sterling Properties hosted the festive event at the luxury rental community in Orange County, N.Y.

The pool is located adjacent to Southgate Middletown’s fully-equipped 3,251 square-foot clubhouse, which features a state-of-the-art fitness center with spin, cardio and weight equipment, furnished event lounge, shuffleboard table and media room with six 70” televisions.

“The outdoor pool is the final step in completing our recreation and social amenity package and we’re incredibly excited for its debut,” says Nick Hollenbeck, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Properties.  “We’ve created an outdoor oasis for our residents to enjoy.  We were excited to showcasing the pool and well-rounded rental lifestyle at Southgate Middletown last weekend.” Continue reading

PREMIUM TOWNHOMES WITH SCENIC VIEWS AND WALK-OUT BASEMENTS NOW AVAILABLE AT MAPLE FIELDS

ext-daylight_600w-1481039899-5675A limited offering of premium townhomes has been released for sale in the current housing phase at Maple Fields, Baker Residential’s fast-selling new community in the City of Middletown.

The three-bedroom residences are situated on some of the most desirable homesites the neighborhood has to offer, with private wooded views of the suburban Orange County landscape and walk-out basements leading to tranquil backyard settings that are great for entertaining. The residences are priced from the low-$300,000s.

“We’re only bringing six of these townhomes to market at this time,” says Elizabeth Bauer, Director of Sales and Marketing for Baker Residential.  “That means a few lucky homebuyers will be able to enjoy an upscale residence with enhanced elements of suburban living.  It’s a tremendous opportunity for those who act quickly.”

The new home release comes as sales at Maple Fields show no signs of slowing down.  The neighborhood offers several housing layouts that accommodate the desires of today’s young homebuyer.  Included in its home plans are two never-before-offered layouts — a two-bedroom Genesee design priced from $264,040 and a three-bedroom Croton home starting at just $277,450.

Homes at Maple Fields are offered with a long list of upscale interior appointments and finishes included in the base price.  Found throughout the residences are nine-feet first floor ceilings, oak hand rails, designer kitchens with 42” maple cabinets and GE stainless steel appliances, lavish baths with Kohler sinks, fixtures and faucets and tiled floors and showers, second floor laundry room and one-car garage.

Residents at Maple Fields have access to on-site recreational amenities, including a community clubhouse, tot lot, 1/2 basketball court and a sparkling outdoor pool.

Maple Fields’ location has drawn many first-time homebuyers and growing families priced out of northern New Jersey and New York City.  The community is within close proximity to Route 17, Route 84, the New York State Thruway and express buses and trains into Manhattan.

The Maple Fields sales office is open daily from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.  For additional information on the community, please call 914-461-9208 or visit http://www.maple-fields.com.

About Baker Residential

Baker Residential, a White Plains. N.Y.-based family owned and operated real estate concern which has created new home communities of great distinction and uniqueness that are home to thousands of families in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and the Carolinas. The company based on a commitment to quality, excellent personalized customer service and creativity in each home design.  This mindset has enabled the company to Homes themselves provide “A Difference You Can See.”

Southgate Middletown to Welcome Outdoor Pool with Festive Party on Saturday, July 16th

Southgate PoolSouthgate Middletown will officially welcome its sparkling outdoor pool and sundeck with a special Pool Party on Saturday, July 16th from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Residents and potential renters alike are invited to attend the Pool Party which will include tasty summer delights from a popular local ice cream truck.  Developer Sterling Properties will host the festive event at the luxury rental community in Orange County, N.Y.

The pool is located adjacent to Southgate Middletown’s fully-equipped 3,251 square-foot clubhouse, which features a state-of-the-art fitness center with spin, cardio and weight equipment, furnished event lounge, shuffleboard table and media room with six 70” televisions.

“The outdoor pool is the final step in completing our recreation and social amenity package and we’re incredibly excited for its debut,” says Nick Hollenbeck, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Properties.  “We’ve created an outdoor oasis for our residents to enjoy and look forward to showcasing the well-rounded rental lifestyle at Southgate Middletown next weekend.” Continue reading

Sparkling Outdoor Pool set for Inaugural Debut at Southgate Middletown in Orange County, N.Y.

southgate_middletown_clubhouse-1487775718-930Southgate Middletown, the upscale apartment community being developed by Sterling Properties in this Orange County City, will unveil its highly-anticipated outdoor pool and sundeck just in time for the official start of the summer season.

The sparking pool will complete the lifestyle experience at Southgate Middletown by providing a tremendously popular recreational amenity and a festive social gathering spot.  The outdoor pool is located adjacent to the community’s fully-equipped 3,251 square-foot clubhouse, which features a state-of-the-art fitness center with spin, cardio and weight equipment, furnished event lounge, shuffleboard table and media room with six 70” televisions.

“We’ve definitely saved the best for last when it comes to our comprehensive social and recreational amenity package,” says Nick Hollenbeck, Director of Sales and Marketing for Sterling Properties.  “Our residents have been enjoying a modern, well-rounded lifestyle since the lavish clubhouse opened earlier this year.  With warm weather now upon us, the pool will make its inaugural debut and provide a finishing touch on the active, fun-filled neighborhood environment at Southgate Middletown.”

Southgate Middletown boasts condo-style one- and two-bedroom residences with high ceilings, soaring living spaces and some of the largest floor plans in the Orange County marketplace. Homes at Southgate Middletown begin from $1,625 with designer finishes including wood grain cabinetry, quartz countertops, oversized subway tile backsplash, stainless appliances and contemporary luxury flooring.  Select homes will also feature private garage parking and ceiling heights reaching over ten feet. Continue reading

THE SHOPPES AT STERLING PARC IN MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. ADDS FLAWLESS PAWS TO ITS RETAIL ROSTER

Sterling Properties has announced the addition of Flawless Paws to the expanding retail roster at The Shoppes at Sterling Parc, an 18,000 square-foot retail center in the heart of nearly 500 high-end residential units in Middletown, N.Y.

Offering one of the most complete pet grooming experiences in the Hudson Valley, Flawless Paws has opened a new 1,250 square-foot modern location at The Shoppes at Sterling Parc that’s perfectly suited to allow for further expansion of the company’s clientele.   Formed in 2001, Flawless Paws grooms all breeds and sizes of dogs and cats using only the finest and safest all natural products.   All pets are bathed with high end “Prima” bathing systems, which oxidize a mixture of shampoo and water resulting in a seriously deep clean coat and healthier skin. The company also sells a small selection of home grooming supplies and products, as well as popular “Pet Odor Exterminator” candles and sprays.

“Our original shop was located in the lower level of my home,” says owner and founder Shay Roda, who possesses more than a decade of experience in pet grooming.  “It was the perfect situation for me to get on my feet and gain a loyal following.  However, we outgrew that location and strict regulations for residential-based companies were limiting the growth of my company. Parking was also getting tough with a residential driveway and a growing number of daily customers.”

The Shoppes at Sterling Parc was the perfect retail center to support the growth of Flawless Paws with customized suites that meet specific business needs.   In addition to providing a state-of-the-art retail center to call home, the new site allowed Flawless Paws to create a salon that further broadens its scope of unique services by incorporating facilities dedicated to “special needs” pets, such as rescued dogs and senior pets with compromised health.  Continue reading

Two New Townhome Designs Generate Excitement at Maple Fields in Middletown, N.Y.

ext-daylight_600w-1481039899-5675MIDDLETOWN, N.Y. – A palpable buzz is growing at Maple Fields in Middletown, N.Y. where developer Baker Residential has introduced two new townhome designs to meet the needs of today’s first-time homebuyer.

The layouts, which have been unveiled in the community’s newest housing phase, include a two-bedroom Genesee design priced from $233,400 and a three-bedroom Croton home starting at just $248,400.   The residences provide the upscale interior appointments and finishes that have made Maple Fields one of Orange County’s fastest selling new home communities.  Homeowners receive nine-feet first floor ceilings, oak hand rails, designer kitchens with 42” maple cabinets and GE stainless steel appliances, lavish baths with Kohler sinks, fixtures and faucets and tiled floors and showers, second floor laundry room and one-car garage.

“These homes represent an opportunity to receive the luxury, comfort and appeal of Maple Fields at an incredibly attractive price point,” says Elizabeth Bauer, Baker’s Director of Sales and Marketing.  “They’ve already generated a strong response and excitement from young couples and families eager to purchase their first home and enjoy ideal suburban living that’s well within their budget.” Continue reading