Beacon NY a Dutchess County Waterfront City.
Beacon NY is a Hudson River waterfront city directly across from Newburgh, and it was incorporated as a city in 1913. This city of 4.9 square miles has seen its share of ups and downs.
Once a city with lots of factories, many are no longer in use, and have since been converted into other commercial and residential space. Beacon is going through a renaissance and attracting new residents.
Since the opening of Dia Beacon art galleries the number of tourists coming to the area has grown. This gave way for more businesses and for local lodging establishments and restaurants.
With it’s proximity to the Beacon Newburgh Bridge, as well as the Beacon train station, Beacon is considered a great commuter location. The transportation system is one reason many call looking for a home in the area.
Beacon NY Real Estate
In Beacon you will find all types of real estate properties. Some Beacon real estate proerties have wonderful waterfront and mountain views. Whether you are looking for a commercial, single family, multi-family, or vacant land in Beacon, you can start your search here by using the search for a home in Beacon tool below.
Beacon homes for sale
Beacon NY 2016 real estate update
Beacon NY with 127 single family homes sold in 2016 was among the top ten town for home sales. The dollar sales volume came in at $37,296,471.00. This data relects only properties listed on the Mid Hudson MLS.
Average sale price $293,673.00
Median sale price $299,000,00
City of Beacon School District | 845-838-6900 There are 6 schools, 1 high school, 1 middle schools and 4 elementary schools.
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Beacon Area Information
Another important facility in the area is Dutchess Stadium home to the Hudson Valley Renegades. A place where you could catch a game of baseball.
If you are into hiking Mount Beacon might be a point of interest.
Interested in glass blowing? you can take classes at the Hudson Beach Glass