Rhinebeck NY a Northern Dutchess Town
Rhinebeck NY is a charming small town in Northern Dutchess County . A favorite weekend, and second home destination for many who live in New York City.
Founded in 1686, this land was purchased by Dutch settlers from the Sepasco Indians. A lovely stone house belonging to one of the original purchasers still stands. Known as “The Kip House”, and at over 300 years old it is the oldest home in the county. Like many other homes in this historic and scenic district it is listed on the National Historic Registry.
So what makes it so charming?
The area is very picturesque with spectacular views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains, in areas like the River Road Corridor.
The Village of Rhinebeck is home to many fine restaurants as well as unique shops and galleries. Upstate Films (a showcase for independent films and host of the Woodstock Film Festival), the Rhinebeck Performing Arts Center and the nearby Frank Gehry designed Fisher Center in the area there are always cultural activities to enjoy. Once home to famous American families, such as, the Astors, Livingstons, and Beekmans, Rhinebeck’s rich historic heritage is attested to by the Beekman Arms the oldest continuously operated Inn in America.
Recreational activities abound with nearby public and private golf courses, a tennis club, horseback riding facilities, boating and kayaking to name just a few.
Rhinebeck is also home to the Dutchess County Fairgrounds where you can experience a living piece of Americana at the annual county fair. The fairgrounds are also home to classic auto shows, craft and fine antique shows and other popular events.
Rhinebeck Real Estate
In Rhinebeck NY there are a variety of properties, from historic homes to modernist, from country estates to convenient village homes. Besides single family homes you will also find townhouses and condos. Home prices in Rhinebeck range from the 100’s to million dollar+.
Rhinebeck homes for sale
Rhinebeck Market Trend
During 2016 44 single family homes sold in the town of Rhinebeck and 31 in the village based on data from the Mid Hudson MLS Service.
Area Average Price Median Price
Rhinebeck $ 500,955.00 $ 405,000.00
Village of Rhinebeck $ 446,592.00 $ 450,000.00