Austerlitz

Columbia County, New York

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The charming rural Columbia County community of Austerlitz comprises hundreds of acres of managed forest land as well as more than 30 miles of trails for passive recreation.

Austerlitz is a rural town bordering Massachusetts with a population under 2000.  It was founded in the 1750’s when farming, sheep raising and various mill operations were the economic engines.  The mills for lumber, grist and cider production were powered by the many streams running through the town.  Steepletop, an 800-acre property was owned by the poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay.  A portion of that estate is now the Millay Colony for the Arts. The town in in the process of recreating Old Austerlitz, a village reflecting the lifestyles of the 1830’s with restored houses, gardens and nature trails.  Beebe Hill and Harvey Mountain State Forests, totally over 4000 acres, are managed for timber, watershed protection, wildlife habitat and recreation.  There are over 30 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding, several ponds and streams for paddling and fishing. Spencertown, a hamlet within Austerlitz, is home to the Spencertown Academy Arts Center which hosts an arts program with art exhibits, concerts, readings and lectures.   The Blueberry Festival and Autumn in Austerlitz have become popular annual events. The town is located about 130 miles from New York City; 140 from Boston.

Austerlitz is a rural town bordering Massachusetts with a population under 2000.  It was founded in the 1750’s when farming, sheep raising and various mill operations were the economic engines.  The mills for lumber, grist and cider production were powered by the many streams running through the town.  Steepletop, an 800-acre property was owned by the poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay.  A portion of that estate is now the Millay Colony for the Arts. The town in in the process of recreating Old Austerlitz, a village reflecting the lifestyles of the 1830’s with restored houses, gardens and nature trails.  Beebe Hill and Harvey Mountain State Forests, totally over 4000 acres, are managed for timber, watershed protection, wildlife habitat and recreation.  There are over 30 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding, several ponds and streams for paddling and fishing. Spencertown, a hamlet within Austerlitz, is home to the Spencertown Academy Arts Center which hosts an arts program with art exhibits, concerts, readings and lectures.   The Blueberry Festival and Autumn in Austerlitz have become popular annual events. The town is located about 130 miles from New York City; 140 from Boston.

Austerlitz is a rural town bordering Massachusetts with a population under 2000.  It was founded in the 1750’s when farming, sheep raising and various mill operations were the economic engines.  The mills for lumber, grist and cider production were powered by the many streams running through the town.  Steepletop, an 800-acre property was owned by the poet, Edna St. Vincent Millay.  A portion of that estate is now the Millay Colony for the Arts. The town in in the process of recreating Old Austerlitz, a village reflecting the lifestyles of the 1830’s with restored houses, gardens and nature trails.  Beebe Hill and Harvey Mountain State Forests, totally over 4000 acres, are managed for timber, watershed protection, wildlife habitat and recreation.  There are over 30 miles of trails for hiking and horseback riding, several ponds and streams for paddling and fishing. Spencertown, a hamlet within Austerlitz, is home to the Spencertown Academy Arts Center which hosts an arts program with art exhibits, concerts, readings and lectures.   The Blueberry Festival and Autumn in Austerlitz have become popular annual events. The town is located about 130 miles from New York City; 140 from Boston.

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245 County Route 71
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245 County Route 71

Hillsdale, NY

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151 Stagecoach Rd
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151 Stagecoach Rd

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46 Lunde
Austerlitz, NY $1,890,000

46 Lunde

Austerlitz, NY

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774 Dugway
Austerlitz, NY $1,650,000

774 Dugway

Austerlitz, NY

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1 Belafonte Road
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1 Belafonte Road

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183 East Hill
Austerlitz, NY $1,295,000

183 East Hill

Austerlitz, NY

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401 Collins
Hillsdale, NY $1,175,000

401 Collins

Hillsdale, NY

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662 Route 203
Austerlitz, NY $999,000

662 Route 203

Austerlitz, NY

$999,000
  • 6 Beds
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October 2019

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