The Ashokan Reservoir
Posted by Murphy Realty Group on Thursday, June 14th, 2012 at 3:15pm.
If you are in the market for a home outside of the New York City and want something that can bring you incredible views, then you need to look no farther than the Ashokan Reservoir area of Ulster County, New York. The Ashokan Reservior area is an absolutely breathtaking area, located in upstate New York in the Catskill Mountains. The area offers endless opportunities for leisure. In the Ashokan Reservoir area you will find an 8,000 acre forest preserve that is publicly owned. So not only will you have a new home in an area of stunning views, but you will also have boundless opportunities for recreation.
Recreational opportunities that will surround you in the Ashokan Reservoir area include numerous parks, bodies of water for fishing, non-motor boating, trails for biking and rollerblading, areas for hunting, as well as areas for hiking, seasonal skiing, tubing and camping. In addition to outdoor recreation, you will also find numerous gift shops and farmers markets that have treasures from local growers and artisans. All of this at the foot of the Catskill mountains and close to wonderful areas such as Woodstock.
While the recreation and leisure activities that are found in Ashokan Reservoir seem to be endless, you will also be pleased to find that there are various school systems including numerous privately owned schools in which your children can earn a top notch education at, as well as well maintained highways that will easily lead you back to New York City should you require to do so for your job, or wish to do so for a night out on the town.
If the Ashokan Reservoir area sounds like the place for your new home, then check out homes for sale in the area. Take your time and explore the listings that surround and border the Ashokan Reservoir. There are numerous types of homes to choose from in the area and with some searching you are sure to find that perfect home for you. Whether it is a home overlooking the reservoir or a home that sits at the state of the Catskills and has amazing sunset views, you are sure to find such a home in the area.
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