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Putnam County

Why you'd want to live in Putnam County

Putnam County in the lower Hudson Valley of New York, located north of Westchester, south of Dutchess county, and separated from Orange County to the west by the Hudson River. It’s location, with easy access to the Taconic Parkway, makes it a popular commute by car for people working in White Plains and the Westchester area. Much of the county maintains its rural atmosphere. Hilly roads snake through forests lined with 200-year-old stone walls, beside pastures where horses graze, and around numerous ponds and lakes. But the county’s rural feel hides a surprising fact: It is one of the most affluent counties in America, ranked 21st by median household income, and 43rd by per-capita income, according to the 2012 American Community Survey and 2009-2013 American Community Survey, respectively. There are six towns and three incorporated villages in Putnam County. Carmel, population 34,300, is the county seat., and is known for its historic courthouse and high school, which serves grades 9–12. Within Carmel is the village of Mahopac, which like Putnam County in general. is steeped in Revolutionary War history. Putnam County maintains its status as a popular escape for Manhattanites and city residents. Cold Spring, on the far western edge of the county and overlooking West Point across the Hudson is one of the area’s popular day trip destinations. It’s four-block long main street is lined with quaint shops and trendy restaurants. For those seeking the great outdoors, a good portion of the 14,086-acre Clarence Fahnestock Memorial State Park lies to the south in Putnam Valley, along with about 1,000 acres of protected land owned by the town and the Hudson Highlands Land Trust. Residents find the county more affordable than Westchester. Property prices and taxes are significantly lower. The three major lakes — Lake Peekskill in the southwest corner, Roaring Brook Lake to the northeast and Lake Oscawana, the largest, in the middle — are the hubs of once summer-only, now year-round communities.

Putnam County Hudson Valley Cold Spring Garrison Brewster Southeast

Putnam County Market Report

$579,455

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1,005 HOMES

$610,390

AVERAGE PRICE OF 62 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$779,069

AVERAGE PRICE OF 122 HOMES WITH A POOL

$2,134,944

AVERAGE PRICE OF 72 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$477,560

AVERAGE PRICE OF 24 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

$325,935

AVERAGE PRICE OF 21 DISTRESSED HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $579,455
Avg Bedrooms 3.07 beds
Avg Bathrooms 2.33 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

1 bedroom $272,760
2 bedrooms $363,390
3 bedrooms $540,123
4 bedrooms $755,354
5 bedrooms $957,827
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Carmel High School 247 $431,764 89 days
Brewster High School 200 $572,337 105 days
Mahopac High School 172 $640,666 85 days
Putnam Valley High School 102 $458,350 76 days
Haldane High School 82 $1,026,731 104 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 1,005 $579,455 99 days
Newly Built Homes 62 $610,390 203 days
Homes with a Pool 122 $779,069 69 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 72 $2,134,944 134 days
Reduced Price Homes 24 $477,560 45 days
Distressed Homes 21 $325,935 135 days
Global Property Systems
Vanessa Saunders MBA MIMC CIPS - NYS RE Principal Broker
56 Lafayette Avenue Suite 320
White Plains, NY 10603
914-290-5258


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