Milan Land 119 Acres Estate Subdivision. This 119 Acres of open and lightly wooded land has ample road frontage for a subdivision or family estate. Convenient to the Taconic Parkway it is only 90 minutes from Manhattan and priced right.
Milan Land 119 Acres Estate Subdivision
Milan NY Real Estate includes Jackson Corners, Lafayetteville, Rock City, Wilcox State Park, the Taconic State Parkway, Routes 199, 308 and 82. The Town of Milan is in the northern part of Dutchess County with Columbia County to the north, the Town of Red Hook to the west, the Town of Pine Plains to the east and the Town of Clinton to the south.
The Taconic State Parkway runs north/south along the eastern part of the town. The entire highway, including its supporting structures, are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. New York State Route 199 runs east/west through the town of Milan—going to Red Hook and over the Kingston–Rhinecliff Bridge to the west. It is the direct route to Pine Plains and Millerton to the east. New York State Route 308 connects Route 199 in southwest Milan to Rhinebeck. It is a short state highway, only 6.19 miles (9.96 km) in length.
According to the U. S. Census for 2010, the town has a total area of 36.1 square miles and a population of 2,370 people, 60% white. The median income for a household is $54,491 and the per capita income for the town is $19,002.
Milan includes western part of the Little Nine Partners Patent of 1706. The area that comprises Milan today was the western part of the Little Nine Partners Patent of 1706. Milan was largely a farming and mill town and remains very rural town today. The first settler in the area was Johannes Rowe. The son of a Palatine immigrant, Rowe bought 911 acres (3.69 km2) from Robert Livingston, 3rd Lord of the Manor of Livingston, and built a stone house in 1766 on what is now Rowe Road near the Milan Town Hall. The remains of the house were photographed in 1940 for the Historic American Buildings Survey. The New York State Legislature voted on March 6, 1818 to create the town of Milan from the western part of the Town of North East. The main thoroughfares for the community ran from the Hudson River to Salisbury, CT, which was known as the Salisbury Turnpike.
In addition to farming and local mills, Milan was “in-between” the mining towns towards the east and the Hudson River and as a result had a great deal of important commercial. It was the opening of the Erie Canal (1825) and then the development of the railroad that led to its population growth, peaking in 1840 at 1,745 residents.
Milan Land 119 Acres Estate Subdivision
The move to river cities and the western migration caused the population to decline until 1930 at 622 residents. Then following the 1930s and the Great Depression the population grew again, due in part to the construction of the Taconic Parkway which ended in Milan at the time, and then the post World War II boom. Today Milan is a rural town with a considerable number of part-time residents who maintain second homes. It has considerable recreational resources and has resisted large scale residential developments and mining.
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation owns, manages and maintains two Multiple Use Areas in Milan. Both are east of the Taconic State Parkway. The Lafayetteville Multiple Use Area comprises 769 acres with an entrance on Route 199 between the Taconic State Parkway and New York State Route 82. The Roeliff Jansen Kill Multiple Use Area is 125 acres and is accessed from a pull-off on the east side of the Taconic State Parkway near the Roeliff Jansen Kill.
Dutchess County owns, manages and maintains the 615 acres (2.49 km2) Wilcox Memorial Park on Route 199—3.4 miles east of Taconic State Parkway.
In 2002 the Durst Organization bought 2,300 acres that straddles the towns of Milan and Pine Plains with plans to create a second home and recreational community. The original proposal included almost 1,000 homes along with golf courses. Durst’s January 2010 revised plans would allow for 624 homes. That project has struggled with local opposition and a weak residential home market.
By 2002 Red Wing Sand and Gravel of East Fishkill, New York had bought two large parcels in the northern part of the Milan: 269 acre on Turkey Hill Road and 163 acres on Academy Hill Road) with a view to operating two large-scale mines. But on March 30, 2010 the Supreme Court of the State of New York ruled in favor of the Town of Milan and its town-wide ban on mining.The town was defended successfully by the office of the New York State Attorney General, preventing the mining company from proceeding to develop mines at those location.
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- Address: Red Hook, New York
- Price: $475,000
- Property ID: 5017
- Town Taxes: 2589
- School Taxes: 5254
- Prop. Class: Vacant Land
- County: Dutchess
- Schools: Pine Plains
- Contact: David Birch
- Agent Title: Broker
- Cell: 518-928-7239
- Brokerage: Pine Plains
- Phone: 518-398-6180