Ulster County NY Real Estate
Ulster County NY Real Estate Listings include homes, land, commercial properties in Kingston, Denning, Esopus, Gardiner, Hardenburgk, Hurley, Marbletown, Marlborough, New Paltz, Olive, Plattekill, Rochester, Rosendale, Saugerties, Shandaken, Shawangunk, Town of Kingston, Ulster, and Woodstock. Click on the appropriate town or school district in the drop down to go to the page.
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Ulster County NY Real Estate is bordered by Greene County on the north, Columbia County to the northeast, Dutchess County, southeast, Orange County to the south, Sullivan County on the southwest and Delaware County on the northwest.
The area of present day Ulster County was called Esopus by the Dutch settlers: it was then part of the New Netherland Colony. In 1652 Thomas Chambers, a freeholder from Rensselaerwyck, purchased land at Esopus and began trading there. In 1654 Johan de Hulter, owner of 20% of the Killian van Rensselaer Company was granted a patent,together with the patents of Christoffel Davids, and Jacob Jansen Stoll, this supplies evidence of the first permanent settlement, that grows into the village of Wiltwijck, later: Kingston. In 1683, the Duke of York created twelve counties in his province. Ulster County was one of them. Its boundaries at that time included the present Sullivan County, and portions of the present Delaware, Orange, and Greene Counties.
In 1777, the capital of New York State (the first state capital of independent New York) was established at Kingston, though it was subsequently moved to Kerhonkson when the British burned that city. In 1797, portions of Otsego and Ulster Counties were split off to create Delaware County. In 1798, the southernmost towns in Ulster County were moved into Orange County, to compensate Orange for breaking away the southernmost portion of that county in order to form Rockland County. In 1800, portions of Albany and Ulster Counties were split off to create Greene County. In 1809, Sullivan County was split off from Ulster County.
Ulster County NY Real Estate is less than two hours from New York City. It is known for its beautiful mountain views, the beginning of the Catskill Mountains. Fine recreational areas, skiing and hiking, Hudson River access and natural bluestone quarries.
Displayed below are our most recent listings for Ulster County New York Real Estate in each of the following categories: luxury homes and estates, farm properties, waterfront properties, affordable homes, new homes, condominiums and attached homes, commercial properties, two family and multi-family properties, vacant land, distressed properties, great deals and rentals.
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In addition to our listings here you may want to consult the MLS (multiple list system) listings. Searching these MLS systems directly is far superior to using general search sites such as Trulia, Zillow, and Realtor.com, or sites maintained by brokers such as Weichert, Coldwell Banker or Century 21. By going to the multiple list systems directly you get the most detailed and up-to-date information available in that specific area.
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For Ulster County NY Real Estate, try first the Ulster County MLS. For listings to the east also try the Mid-Hudson MLS. For listings to the North try the Columbia-Greene-Northern Dutchess MLS. Then call us with the listing numbers. We can provide you with additional information about specific listings and arrange to show you any listing in these different MLS systems. We are members of all of them – a true Regional Broker.
More information about Ulster County New York Real Estate may be found below the pictures. For more information about specific listings call 800-398-8802.
MORE ABOUT ULSTER COUNTY
Ulster County has a population of 181,860, 67,499 households, and 43,536 families residing in the county, a total area of 1161 sq. miles and is located approximately 90 miles North of New York City. The median income for a household in the county is $42,551, and the median income for a family is $51,708.
Its most important towns are : Kingston, Woodstock, New Paltz, Saugerties, Ellenville, Shandaken, Ulster and Gardiner.
Ulster County is in the southeast part of New York State, south of Albany, immediately west of the Hudson River. Much of the county is within the Catskill Mountains and the Shawangunk Ridge. The highest point is Slide Mountain, at approximately 4,180 feet (1,270 m) above sea level. The lowest point is sea level along the Hudson River. The New York State Thruway Interstate 87 runs north-south through the county, carrying traffic to and from New York City and its surroundings.
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