The Hudson Villa - Hudson Valley's Hidden Luxury Gem
by Maxwell Alexander, Editor-in-chief, Hudson Valley Style Magazine
In New York City, everything you see is dynamic, even the luxury market. The old industrial areas here are transforming into high-end bohemian neighborhoods such as Tribeca, a vacation destination frequented by VIPs and has many trendy restaurants, boutiques, and luxury apartments. There’re stylish lofts in SoHo, an old commercial place where warehouses are converted into residential studios for artists. Attracting a trendy crowd looking for spacious luxury houses are the neighborhoods of West Village, Greenwich Village, and small Italy, all of which have a little-town atmosphere and comfortable apartments in characteristic brownstone buildings with original fireplaces and big windows. For more classical residential places, it’s good to avoid the neighborhoods that never sleep like East Village and Midtown and focus instead on the Upper East Side and Upper West Side. If you want even more features, privacy, nature, and serenity you might want to look for a staycation or weekend retreat residence outside of the city, and chances are you'll find what you are looking for in the "New Hamptons" or Hudson Valley as locals call in anyways 🙂
I believe that Hudson Valley is the cradle of our civilization or at least the economic/financial part of it just because most of New York City was literally built out of bricks brought from the Hudson Valley. Hudson Valley's history is rich and vibrant and one of the perfect ways to see this history is in architecture. Hudson Valley real estate is highly sought since it has it all just a throw of stone from Manhattan: mountain views, historic estates, wineries, classical music venues, river cruises, outdoor adventure, sparkling streams, theater venues, mossy hiking trails and antiquing. No wonder, New York City residents (for the most part millennials) are basically graduating the City and moving just an hour up the Hudson River to the region that is a true cornucopia of riches. In sync with nature, Hudson Valley's residents spend their free time hiking the Shawangunk as well as Catskills Mountains, boating on the Hudson, creating and enjoying one of the multitudes of cultural activities that occur here daily, working hard, or just relaxing with family friends and sharing a meal culled together from the fruits of local organic farms and artisan food makers. It sounds like a dream, isn't it? But here is where it could get even dreamier: what if there was a hidden secret place in the heart of the Hudson Valley, that could bring all of that to even more unbelievable level. This story is about The Hudson Villa - a unique and dreamy place that can truly let you experience the magic of Hudson Valley.
The Hudson Villa, an intimate setting hidden in the lush countryside in Chester, New York, and is an ideal base from which to explore the enchanting surroundings. This perfect location will let you experience the well-preserved treasures of Nature, the arts, and noble traditions. At the same time, you can take pleasure in tasting fine food, best wines, and can make time to enjoy your favorite sports and attending to your personal well-being. Each day of your stay at the Hudson Villa will prove to be a new discovery when you take a short break or strategy an extended holiday here. As you take in the natural beauty of some of the most popular sceneries that Hudson Valley has to offer, you’re certain to feel that the Hudson Villa could very simply become your ideal vacation home.
The Hudson Villa's Architecture
Designed by the renowned American architect Paul Rudolph, the house pays homage to the lodge tradition specific craftsmanship is evident in architectural accents involving cathedral ceilings, light-flooding skylights, and warm stone elements. Privacy and security are front of mind in the design, layout, and sorts of the property.
Outdoor Living at The Hudson Villa
This mini Aspens sits on 8.4 gorgeously landscaped acres, finished with an in-ground pool, a private sandy beach, and stunning summer cabanas. Designed for grand entertaining, the Hudson Villa is the unique getaway for winter weekends, fall retreats, and summer vacations. Soothing sounds of running water and the exotic koi ponds are reminiscent of some of the world’s prominent resorts. An extravagant outdoor kitchen is best for summer entertaining. A private helipad is at your service for added privacy and convenience and makes your weekend getaway from Manhattan, just a short 18-minute flight away.
Indoor Living at The Hudson Villa
Timeless elements and thoughtful details characterize this 7,202 sq. ft house from double-height ceilings to immaculate hardwood flooring, every detail is carefully picked to impress the most demanding of tastes. Multiple living rooms let for effortless entertaining in curated spaces, including a vaulted-ceiling home theater. An indoor sauna and spa make a unique relaxation experience. Your desired level of comfort may be offered by full property staff or with a trip to the nearby Glenmore Mansion, providing the highest level of luxury in amenities and service.
Ambiance at The Hudson Villa
The warm cedar and stone feel through the house are combined with the usage of reclaimed wood from the original settlement on the property from the 1700s to make this perfect estate. Immaculate craftsmanship and bold design integrate masterfully for flawless living.
Kitchen and Dining at The Hudson Villa
The luxury chef kitchen comes equipped with top of the line stainless steel appliances, including a double oven and a built-in French door refrigerator, and a thoughtfully designed tiered island. Plenty of spacious outdoor and indoor dining choices are available.
Bedrooms at The Hudson Villa
Four bright and private bedrooms are thoughtfully laid out on the 2nd and 3rd floors. The spacious master suite includes a full unsuited, a private hot tub, and an enormous walk-in closet that may be modified as a den and a nursery.
The picturesque Hudson Valley, NY region encompasses 10 of New York State's oldest and most scenic counties, involving Westchester, Albany, Greene, Rensselaer, Columbia, Ulster, Rockland, Orange, Ditches, and Putnam. The Hudson River, and the nearby Catskill Mountains, draws many visitors and residents who come to relax, play, and take in the lovely views all year round. Those who buy Hudson Valley homes are investing a peaceful, stress-free lifestyle and will find it simple to stay active with the abundance of outdoor recreation opportunities nearby. Combine this with the spacious properties and beautiful Hudson Valley views and you'll be sure to find an ideal house or a luxury villa like The Hudson Villa. That's right, the Hudson Villa is currently listed for sale for $2,995,000, so don't hesitate to contact licensed RE Broker Dino Alexander at 845-518-2750 or learn more about the Hudson Villa at Almax Realty's website: https://almaxrealty.com/