Canaan

Columbia County, New York

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The Columbia County town of Canaan, through which the mighty Taconic Mountains rise in its northwest corner, covers an area of 36.9 square miles and is home to about 1,820 residents.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

The scenic town of Canaan was settled around 1759, and eventually founded in 1772 as Kings District, although it was renamed Canaan in 1788. Its town line to the east is bordered by Massachusetts, and Interstate 90 passes through Canaan, connecting the Massachusetts Turnpike to the east with the New York State Thruway to the west. The town comprises numerous hamlets and communities, including the hamlet of Canaan, Canaan Center, East Chatham, Edwards Park, Flatbrook, Queechy, Queechy Lake and Red Rock. The town of Canaan includes parts of East Chatham, the rest of which is in the town of Chatham. One of the town’s most notable residents is Albert “Al” Roker Jr., a popular television personality, weather forecaster, author and actor who owns a home in Canaan.

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Featured Listings

42 Fern Hill Rd
Canaan, NY $750,000

42 Fern Hill Rd

Canaan, NY

$750,000
  • 3 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 2,942 Sqft
283 Mercer Mountain Road
Canaan, NY $2,600,000

283 Mercer Mountain Road

Canaan, NY

$2,600,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 4/4 Baths
  • 6,400 Sqft
283 Mercer Mt
Canaan, NY $2,600,000

283 Mercer Mt

Canaan, NY

$2,600,000
  • 6 Beds
  • 5/3 Baths
  • 6,400 Sqft
61 Ridge
Canaan, NY $1,545,000

61 Ridge

Canaan, NY

$1,545,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 3/1 Baths
  • 5,500 Sqft
Bristol
Canaan, NY $1,395,000

Bristol

Canaan, NY

$1,395,000
  • 60.00 Acres
171 Maple Drive
Canaan, NY $1,350,000

171 Maple Drive

Canaan, NY

$1,350,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2/1 Baths
  • 3,168 Sqft
Route 9h
Hudson, NY $1,200,000

Route 9h

Hudson, NY

$1,200,000
  • 68.50 Acres
1977 State Route 295
Canaan, NY $850,000

1977 State Route 295

Canaan, NY

$850,000
  • 4 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 4,153 Sqft

Canaan

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Canaan is within Columbia County, New York and borders .

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Units Sold

July 2020

3 TOTAL UNITS

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Median Sales Price

July 2020 - Single Family Homes

$236K
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Percentage of Asking Price

July 2020 Single Family Homes

88%
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