Verplanck NY Homes for Sale
You can’t get much closer to the water than living in Verplanck! The hamlet is surrounded by the Hudson River and Lake Meahagh. The peaceful community is small but mighty with access to city routes, a train station in Cortlandt, and a mix of schools, churches, businesses and parks. All the advantages of small-town living including affordable housing and an easy commute are yours, in Verplanck.
Single-family homes for sale in Verplanck are available from about $225,000 to $650,000. While some are fixers and starter homes, others have been updated and have river frontage or water views.
Verplanck real estate includes Cape Cod, Ranch, and Colonial homes built mostly in the 1950’s, typically featuring two to five bedrooms and one to four-and-a-half baths. You’ll find a nice mix of one- and two-story homes. Interior elements might include formal dining, multiple living areas, laundry room, and generous master bedrooms with walk-in closet. You might also find fireplace, crown molding, granite counters and stainless steel appliances, hardwood, tile or carpet, and ceiling fan. Exterior elements might include fenced yard, established landscaping, deck or patio, and detached garage.
Commercial property is also available in Verplanck. Listing in the upper $800,000’s, you could find a mixed-use property with retail tenants on the lower level and apartments on the top. Think of the income you could generate with multiple tenants!
Living in Verplanck
Life in Verplanck is quieter than the busy city or larger Westchester towns, and that’s one of the draws. Residents can enjoy the Hudson River year-round as well as numerous golf courses, boating clubs, hiking and biking trails, and fishing. The community has great access to schools and churches, the post office, public library, and locally owned restaurants. Additionally, it’s a clear shot over to Route 9 and 9A. White Plains is just 35 miles to the south and the city is less than an hour from that.
Activities and Recreation around Verplanck and Cortlandt
There is a lot to enjoy in the activities and recreation available around Verplanck and Cortlandt. In or near Verplanck, residents have a number of great parks and facilities for year-round enjoyment. Lake Meahagh Park has been a favorite for fishing, ice skating, picnicking and wildlife viewing for decades. One of the biggest attractions is the winter watching of bald eagles as they travel through the area. You can also glimpse the eagles from nearby George’s Island Park with fantastic views of the Hudson River. Take a stroll or picnic from this scenic setting, too.