Cairo, NY Real Estate Buyers Guide

Cairo NY Real EstateNestled beside the banks of scenic Catskill Creek in the green foothills of the world famous Catskill Mountains, the historic community of Cairo, New York provides residents with easy access to abundant nearby outdoor recreational opportunities. The town sits some 130 miles north of New York City in Greene County. Interstate 87, a major transportation corridor through the Hudson Valley, lies only six miles away.  Read more about Cairo

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 The downtown business district includes a small hamlet of older properties also known as "Cairo" located near the heart of this historic enclave. It offers opportunities for entrepreneurs. Cairo occupies a choice location just 45 minutes outside Albany, 2.5 hours outside New York City, and 3 hours outside Boston. Residents can find large retail outlets in Hudson, just a 20-minute drive away.

Tracing its origins all the way back to 1772, the town today boasts a population of over 6,600 people scattered across a nearly 60 square mile area. New residents sometimes discover exciting affordable real estate values in this location! Many historic homes and large vintage dwellings remain here, including some hobby farm and horse properties. Homes usually supply generous yards, and quite a few boast mature landscaping and scenic Catskill Mountain views. During recent years, builders have also constructed a number of modern modestly priced single family homes. The small town atmosphere of this quiet rural community has contributed to plentiful open spaces and available wooded lots.

Popular attractions in the Cairo Area include recreational opportunities in the adjoining Catskill Mountains. This region has become a popular resort location. Residents can ski at Windham Mountain and Hunter Mountain, camp at North/South Lake or Devils Tombstone, picnic at Mine Kill State Park, and take scenic Hudson Valley river cruises to admire the colorful changing autumn foliage. History buffs appreciate Cairo's close proximity to the Kinderhook Estate of President Martin Van Buren. Every year, the nearby Bronck Museum sponsors a well-attended rural crafts fair.

Finding a Home in the Cairo Area

Median single family home values in Cairo and outlying areas remain roughly half the median price of residential properties in New York City. People relocating to the vicinity can still locate affordable homes. Residential properties in this area fill a broad spectrum, ranging from dwellings priced well below $100,000 to multi-million dollar estates. The Murphy Realty Group assists clients interested in buying, selling, or renting homes in Cairo and outlying areas.

Discover a Peaceful Cairo Lifestyle!

When you relocate to the Cairo area, you'll discover many opportunities to enjoy a quiet rural or small town New York lifestyle. The downtown area promotes a vintage "Americana" motif. In the late 1990s, the Town of Cairo invested in new infrastructure facilities, including a new sewer system. It currently plans some upgrades to the public water system, as well as several other municipal infrastructure improvements.

A number of small businesses have opened in the Cairo area during recent years. The town's proximity to both a major transportation corridor through the Hudson River Valley and the populous state capital of Albany, likely contribute to its commercial prospects. Residents possess ready access to public schools. A number of private schools also serve students in the upscale Hudson River Valley region.

The Local Real Estate Market

With copious outdoor recreational opportunities located nearby and several major metropolitan areas within commuting distance, this charming community seems poised to attract many new residents during the next few decades. New construction has proceeded here at a fairly constant pace during the past five years. Households seeking additional space will appreciate the availability of large residential properties with mature landscaping.

Select The Right Realtor: Find Cairo NY Homes For Sale

Ask Murphy Realty Group to assist you in locating exciting new real estate opportunities in this dynamic area. We offer valuable insights into property transactions throughout Kingston and Ulster County, and other parts of the Hudson River Valley region. We'll gladly help you explore Cairo NY real estate values in depth.




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