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Country, Mountain & Waterfront Properties

Lake Log Tavern

Rustic Lakefront Home Near Milford, PA. 90 minutes from N.Y.C. Photo provided courtesy of Dingman Agency Realtors, Dingman’s Ferry, PA.

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Own your own private dock on this hidden jewel pristine deep water natural lake.

Rustic living room with wooden walls and floor to ceiling fireplace.

Walkway with gentle slope to your own private dock on this natural glacial lake.

Harry Arnold, Broker 1820 Route 739, Dingman’s Ferry, PA 18328 • 570-828-2317 • sales @dingmanagency.com

Great room showing kitchen and dining areas plus vaulted ceiling.

$429,000


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LakeRidge A 235 acre gated community in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills Just 2 Hours from Manhattan • indoor pool • kiddie pool • outdoor pool • on-site camps, day camps, tennis camp, equestrian camp, ski camp • 19 tennis courts • private ski area • riding stable • fitness center • ice skating rink • three lodges • platform tennis • pool-side cafe • basketball • and so much more!

a Lifestyle An award winning community of 474 uniquelydesigned homes with 2-5 bedrooms, private decks and fireplaces. Total exterior maintenance included.

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hen it’s the end of a long day, you’re packed into a subway car, and it stops short in the middle of a tunnel, you begin to understand what makes the toothless crazies yell at pedestrians all day. It’s not a good feeling. Looking around the packed crowd show the results of city living everywhere: the shifty eyes. Premature aging. Exhaustion. Irrational bursts of anger. Maniacal, high-speed conversations.

RARE LAKEFRONT ESTATE Lakeville, CT. Stone & shingle 1930’s residence on 4 acres with 231 ft of lake frontage. Five bedrooms, 5 baths, guest house, studio, caretaker’s cottage. Gently sloping lawns, spectacular views, privacy. Near Hotchkiss School. $2,900,000

5 Academy St., Salisbury, CT 06068 860-435-2888 • www.bestandcavallaro.com

The tax of living in New York City is not paid exclusively by financial means. Accelerated living means stress, which means accelerated aging, illness, depression, loss of sex drive, and worst—more stress. Studies have shown that workaholics become addicted to adrenaline; we get so stressed, we forget not to be stressed. The benefits of getting out for the weekend may seem small, but they vastly improve almost every facet of our city lives. Getting your serotonin production back on track­—just by relieving stress and smiling—immediately makes you more attractive, boosts your immune system, lowers blood pressure, makes you look younger. Even a few days of fresh air has

a direct biological impact: it soothes the nerves, clears the brain, alters serotonin levels, and kills airbourne bacteria and viruses—something polluted air can not do. Air pollution has even been linked to a loss of sex drive. Not to mention the benefits of sunshine. The pasty office look and bags under eyes will vanish with vitamin D, which makes us happier and rejuvenates the skin. Though we may think that staying in the city will help us get more done, getting away is better for work in the long run. Stress limits our intellectual abilities and incalculably diminishes our creativity. People who smile are more likely to get promoted. Health contributes to wealth, simply because you’re able to work more. Sunshine has been linked to an increase in focus. But health benefits are just an added perk to the joys of living: seeing the night sky, feeling grass under your feet, and swimming in water that doesn’t have band-aids floating in it. Having a parttime home means enjoying your vacation at your own pace. The city that never sleeps may be where dreams are made of—but sometimes you just need some freaking rest.

Single level 2,925 sq ft Custom Contemporary on almost 3 acres of field, lawn, gardens and woodlands in Washington, CT. This property features 4/5 bedrooms, 4 full baths and a large familyroom. The master bedroom, living/diningroom and chef’s kitchen with gathering room all with floor to ceiling wall of windows, looking out over the deck, roxbury granite patio and free form gunite pool. A detached 2 car garage completes the picture. Taxes of $3,898 and low utility bills make this home a must see. Offered at $599,000. Owner/Agent.

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BRONXVILLE, NY Stunning Coloni with 6 bedrooms, pool, basketball cou center and wine room. $2,140,000. M Bronxville Brokerage. Kathleen Collins

RYE BROOK, NY Bright and airy 3-b Contemporary overlooking very priva with deck and patio. $649,000. MLS: 31 Rye Brokerage. Linda Darer, 914.967.4 www.HarneyRE.com

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LOVELY COTTAGE ON 49+ EXCEPTIONAL ACRES Delightful property with charming house, pleasant views, rolling meadows, babbling brook, woodlands and period barns. First time offered since 1943. Several home sites offering great views, plenty of pasture for animals and extensive road frontage. Pristine land without restrictions or easements. Best suited for a buyer looking for lots of options. Offered at $1,500,000

OLD FASHIONED MILLBROOK COUNTRY ESTATE Spacious and comfortable 19th century house with 4 BRs & 2 ½ baths, appealing to both weekenders and full time residents. Situated on 17+ acres of woodland and lawn w/ lovely walking trails. Includes a charming 1 BR guest house, workshop w/greenhouse and single stall barn. Offered at $1,275,000

STUNNING FIELDSTONE & CEDAR LAKE HOUSE Magnificent new construction on the shores of Sylvan Lake. Spacious great room with fireplace, family room with vaulted ceiling and balcony, master suite w/private sitting room, and a spectacular kitchen. Fieldstone terracing down to an attractive stone-walled boat slip. 3-4 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths. Just an hour and a half drive from Manhattan. Offered at $1,250,000

BEAUTIFUL MILLBROOK HOME ON 21+ PRIVATE ACRES Impeccably maintained log home on park-like land at the end of a long driveway. Light-filled & spacious w/soaring ceilings, large windows, hardwood floors, & French doors. 1st floor master & 2 guest BRs on 2nd floor. Attached 2 car garage and separate barn/workshop. Offered at $1,150,000

COUNTRY CONTEMPORARY RANCH Sprawling contemporary ranch in Millbrook Hunt Country, surrounded by estates and beautiful farmland. Privately set on 10 acres w/in-ground pool, screened-in cabana house & outdoor BBQ. Very spacious w/sunken LR, formal DR, eatin-kit, stone fireplaces, soaring windows, vaulted ceilings, master suite, 2 guest BRs & 3 add’l full baths. Offered at $785,000

EXQUISITE MILLBROOK COLONIAL Tremendous traditional colonial in Millbrook with grand style and elegance. Exceptional details and extra features such as 7 fireplaces, raised paneling, crown moldings, pocket doors, and leaded glass. 7 bedrooms, 5 full baths, library with wet bar, and 4 open porches. Offered at $695,000

MILLBROOK FARMHOUSE Circa 1920s farmhouse located on 5.19 acres on a scenic road in Millbrook Hunt Country. 2550 sq. ft. home with 3BRs and 1 ½ baths.Hardwood flooring throughout. Desirable location, convenient to the Village of Millbrook and train to NYC. Offered at $545,000

ELEGANT CAPE COD Lovely 3 BR home on 5+ private acres. Quiet, country road. Views of neighboring farmland. First floor master suite, builtin bookcases, oak hardwood floors, brick fireplace, solid cherry kitchen cabinetry, French doors, private outdoor area with red cedar pergola. Offered at $459,000

CHARMING STONE HOUSE ON SYLVAN LAKE Private lakefront community in the heart of Dutchess County, Minutes from the TSP and an hour north of NYC. 3BR, 2 bath house with beach and dock access, gorgeous lake views and 2 stone fireplaces. Detached 2 car garage w/game room above. Offered at $449,000

SPLENDID MILLBROOK VILLAGE BRICK & STONE HOME Exceptionally well maintained home. Spacious and lightfilled rooms. Living room w/brick fireplace, rear patio area w/awning covered section. Enclosed sun room area for year round enjoyment. Attached two car garage and to additional outbuildings. Offered at $449,000

NEWLY CONSTRUCTED MILLBROOK COLONIAL Spacious 4 BR colonial on quiet dead end street in the Village of Millbrook. 9’ ceilings, hardwood floors, crown moldings, kitchen with granite countertops & stainless steel apps, tiled baths, master suite with vaulted ceilings and Jacuzzi tub. Offered at $399,000

COZY COUNTRY CAPE Charming and light filled cape style home on 3+ acres in the Town of Clinton. Privately situated at the end of a long driveway, it offers 3 BRs and 2 ½ baths. Numerous updates including new kitchen, new furnance, outdoor shower, new carpeting and new roof. Great 2-story barn/garage. Offered at $384,000

WOODLAND COTTAGE WITH NEW POST & BEAM BARN Delightful 3 BR home on 5 acres, minutes to the Village of Millbrook. Wood floors and light filled rooms. Newly built, large 2 story barn with electric, perfect for studio or recreation room. This truly charming property is sure to please! Offered at $299,000

CHARMING 1910 MILLBROOK VILLAGE HOUSE Beautifully renovated home in the Village of Millbrook. Great character & finishing touches. Wood & ceramic tile flooring. Spacious rooms. Lovely kitchen w/granite and custom cabinetry. 3 BRs and 2 full baths. Completely landscaped. Offered at $295,000

CHARMING CAPE COD Well maintained Cape in move-in condition in the Millbrook School District. 4 BRs, 2 full baths, 2 fireplaces, 3 season porch, stone patio and 2 car detached garage with studio above. Great location, minutes to the Village. Offered at $289,000

HANDSOME RANCH IN THE HAMLET OF SALT POINT Spacious and inviting ranch, nicely set back off the road on a level lawn w/nice plantings. Convenient locale for both weekenders or full time residents. 3BRs and 2 ½ baths in over 2000 sq. ft. Hardwood floors, brick fireplace and lovely sun porch. Offered at $279,000

3269 FRANKLIN AVE • MILLBROOK, NY 12545 845-677-5076 www.gtwhalen.com To advertise: 212-407-9393

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INNISFREE • $12,500,000

1930’s Georgian home on 88 ac. plateau at one of highest elevations bet. Boston & D.C. in Ridgefield, CT. 50 mile views of Hudson Valley. 1 hr. to NYC. 10,000+ s.f., 10 BRs/9 baths, pool, tennis, trails, barn, kennel, greenhouse, more.

THE ALEXANDER JULIAN ESTATE • $11,950,000

Idyllic estate in completely private 30 ac. setting in Ridgefield, CT. House & gardens designed by architect John Marsh Davis featured in numerous publications. French doors & windows open to natural beauty outside; breathtaking 180° views from almost every window. Expansive grounds, apple orchard, 2 ponds. 3,000 s.f. guesthouse/design studio, pool w/ pool house, tennis court, greenhouse, caretaker’s cottage, more. 1 hr. from NYC.

GREYROCKS • $2,000,000

Sophisticated modern estate on 13+ private acres in Easton, CT. Renovated & enhanced contemporary compound with 5000 sq.ft., 6 BR house, pool, pool house, tennis. Wonderful full time or seasonal home.

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Masterfully restored 1900 farm building w/fantastic water views. Lodge-like home w/ 2 massive stone FPs, 1st fl. master suite, 3 BRs each w/ loft, 160 ft. of lake frontage makes this the perfect weekend home.

SIDNEY #82301 INCOME ALL THE WAY! 44 Storage units PLUS mobile home sites. Storage units bring $25-$75/each/mo. dependent on size. Rental sites include 3 doublewides and 1 singlewide. All on 3.15 acres for a great price! $130,000

WRIGHT IN POUND RIDGE • $1,800,000

Masterfully restored Frank Lloyd Wright disciple house in scenic Pound Ridge, NY. 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths, soaring ceilings, walls of glass. Enchanting pool setting.

ELLENVILLE, NY GRAHAMSVILLE, NY Hunters paradise ,60.30 acres of prime Pre-civil war renovated farmhouse. 4 hunting land. The building 20 X 22 debedrooms, 2 bathrooms. 2,190 SQFT. Large scribed as a shed w/woodstove for heat has country kitchen. Large barn w/pony stalls. been used by hunters. $150,000. $179,000.

UNADILLA #81686 LOVINGLY RESTORED! 6Br, 3Ba Country Farmhouse on 51+ acres. Easy access to I-88 & commute to NYC, Binghamton, Cooperstown, Albany & Syracuse. Wide plank floors throughout, multi level decks w/ views, pool, pond, stream & a cabana w/ Tiki bar. Beautifully landscaped, fruit trees, berry bushes, orchard & abundant wildlife. 3 barns for housing/business/or addl. income. $470,000

BAINBRIDGE #81214 AFFORDABLE TWO-FAMILY! Spacious two-story multi-family home in the village. Includes a detached two-car garage. All at an affordable price! Don’t let this one get away, schedule your appointment today! $60,000

UNADILLA #79768 NEATNESS COUNTS! 2-story w/4Br, 1.5Ba, two fireplaces, new windows, roomy closets, hardwood & laminate floors & an enclosed porch. Kitchen boasts a pantry, breakfast nook & lots of cupboards. 2-car garage plus 4 sheds. It’s landscaped too! $265,000

UNADILLA #82729 HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL entertainment venue! Premiere dance hall with a great reputation and room for additional venues. Includes two bars, a kitchen and 9,000 sq ft of overall space, all on 3.22 acres. Make money when you walk in the door! $650,000

SIDNEY #82318MULTI FAMILY RENTAL! Large multi family home with trailer site rentals. Adjoins addl. land parcel for sale for possible expansion. $324,000

UNADILLA #82300 ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES! Great location for a professional office, retail, mobile home park or dealership. Paved walkways exist to make it easier. Includes doublewide! $89,900

BAINBRIDGE #83747 NICE COUNTRY PROPERTY! Close to town and I-88. New home 70% finished. Includes 5 barns for livestock, storage or anything you desire. Heavy equipment negotiable. COME TAKE A LOOK ! $235,000

UNADILLA #81286 PRIVACY & NATURE’S BEAUTY! Yours to enjoy in this well kept 3Br, 2Ba singlewide home on nearly two acres. Fantastic views from your front deck in every direction. Gorgeous spot for your getaway! $56,900

LAND...LAND...LAND...LAND... UNADILLA #80933NICELY WOODED! Nice 4+ acre lot, partially clear w/lovely trees, a seasonal stream & mountain views, in a convenient location. Additional acreage available. $21,900

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50 ac. of land w/ woods, pastures, ponds. Horse farm in historic Ridgefield, CT, incl.: antique home w/ 1880’s details, barn, indoor & outdoor riding rings, stables, 32 stalls. Within 75 minutes of NYC.

ROXBURY #81107COME TO THE COUNTRY! Mostly open, partially wooded lot with electric available! $10,000

HANCOCK #81108 LOOKING FOR LAND? 7+ acre parcel of land with electric available in the Hancock school district. Perfect for building or recreation. Good hunting, too! $31,500

NEW LISBON #73511NICE OPEN LOT! Over eight acres w/hillside views & 300’ of frontage on a paved road close to Oneonta & Cooperstown. Electric available. Great building spot, or for recreational use. $20,000

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NAPANOCH, NY Enjoy country living w/lots of land! 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large wrap around deck. 5.12 acres. Very private, can’t be seen from the town road. $195,000.

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ELLENVILLE, NY GREENFIELD PARK, NY Quaint country home, 3 bedrooms, 1 A home of your own + income potential. 5 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 17.6 acres. Stocked bathroom. Updated kitchen with SS applifishing stream. Main building is gutted and ances. Finished basement w/2 rooms could be a 3rd bedroom and a computer room. has had some work started. Rental cottages, storage buildings, and an in ground Heated garage. Double glazed replacement windows. Roof 4 years old. $150,000. pool that needs work. $150,000.

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MOUNTAINVILLE, NY Main house in fair condition. 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms. Three, 1 bedroom cottages. Cottages are fully rented. Beautiful property with many possible uses such as stables, kennels, clubhouse, B&B, museum, day camp. $895,000.

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POINT PLEASANT BEACH Meticulous, custom 3/4 BR, 4 full bath Seashore Colonial is brimming with quality & style. A breathtaking 2 story LR/DR is perfect for elegant entertaining. The bright & airy 24x24 kit incl a 6 burner Dacor, Thermador double oven, Sub-Zero refrig & wine cooler. Romantic MBR suite features 1 of 3 FPâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, luxurious bath w/whirlpool tub & sun room w/spiral stairs to private resort like yard w/32x20 heated pool & outside shower. One of the very best streets in town, one block to PP Beach & Surf Club. $1,149,900. Call Deborah Donovan at the Spring Lake Office 732-449-4441 or cell 732-284-0410. To view more photos, visit www.dianeturton.com/206NewYork

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SEA GIRT Quiet, private location, just off beach w/sweeping ocean views. All cedar, this true beach home includes 10â&#x20AC;&#x2122; ceilings & oversized rooms. Custom gourmet kitchen w/large center island, white oak cabinets, granite & top-of-the-line Viking & Sub-Zero Applâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s. Exquisite, both in detail & design. This masterfully constructed 7000 Square foot home has been meticulously cared for. Tinted windows, 3 fireplaces, 6 zone HWBB cast iron heat & 5 zone A/C. Cabana w/full bath. Enjoy magnificent sunrises & sunsets from the many decks. $3,195,000. Call Thomas Main at the Bay Head Office 732-295-9700 or cell 732-606-2414. To view more photos visit www.dianeturton.com/1SeaGirt

SEA BRIGHT Property land parcel is located in the desirable North Beach section of Sea Bright. The land is waterfront with a riparian grant and offers unobstructed views of the river from the Raritan Bay to Rumson & the Highlands Bridge. The location of the land is truly a commuterâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s delight w/access to NY by ferry, bus, train and the Garden State Parkway. Currently there are three homes on the property that can be renovated, torn down, or rented. Buyer to perform all due diligence & obtain C of O. $2,500,000. Call Anthony Krsyzckowski at the Rumson Office 732-5306686 or cell 908-601-1950. To view more photos visit www. dianeturton.com/2mountainview

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UPPER NYACK, NY Magnificent one-of-a-kind Georgian Estate located in affluent and exclusive Upper Nyack, 30 minutes from NYC. No detail has been overlooked inside or out. Set on nearly 3.5 acres of handsomely landscaped property offering incomparable breathtaking Hudson River views! $6,750,000.

SOUTH NYACK, NY Seller is motivated! Breathtaking river views, over 2,600 sq. ft. of living space. Perfect for extended family or keep as a 3 family. Rent out 2 units and keep the large one for yourself. Large deck off family room with great river views! $663,000.

UPPER NYACK, NY What views! Hudson River front contemporary with it’s own 70 feet of beachfront, your own dock, and views from all windows! Perfect for those who like privacy. $1,550,000.

NYACK, NY This spectacular home is in better then ready to move in condition. Totally renovated with hardwood floors, all new kitchen cabinets w/granite counters and stainless steel Jennair appliances. Marble floors, master bath with granite counters. Custom mantle, gas fireplace, custom window treatments, basement with custom built bookshelves, tile floor, lots of closets. This unit surpasses any other unit ever offered for sale in Forest Ridge. It’s a must see! $595,000.

UPPER NYACK, NY The house your buyers have been waiting for. This unique home has a four season glass roof over updated kitchen, dining room and living room. Kitchen with granite counters, walk in pantry, 2/second sink. Stainless steel appliances, Pella windows throughout master suite with walk in closets, mater bath totally updated with radiant heat, oversized shower, heated towel racks. Two additional bedrooms, one with it’s own private bath. Staircase leads to unique library which takes full advantage of the glass roof. Has it’s own half bath. $799,000.

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RYE PO, HARRISON, NY Magnificent property adjacent to the Westchester Country Club Golf Course. 34+ acres. $19,000,000. MLS: 3211142. Rye Brokerage. M. Stilo, J. Stilo, 914.393.5318

MAMARONECK, NY Exquisite direct waterfront with 5 bedrooms, private beach and dock. Only 30 minutes from NYC. $3,650,000. MLS: 3210567. Larchmont Brokerage. M. Sanders, 914.834.0270

BRONXVILLE, NY Stunning Colonial residence with 6 bedrooms, pool, basketball court, media center and wine room. $2,140,000. MLS: 3210980. Bronxville Brokerage. Kathleen Collins, 914.620.8682

IRVINGTON, NY 4000+ sq.ft. home with seasonal Hudson River views on 1.66 acres offers 4 bedrooms and 4½ baths. $1,795,000. MLS: 3210977. Scarsdale Brokerage. Dalia Valdes, 914.725.3305

BRONXVILLE PO, TUCKAHOE, NY Elegant Colonial features master suite with bath, classic lines and beautiful curb appeal. $1,475,000. MLS: 3210140. Bronxville Brokerage. W. Dowling, 914.620.8682

POUND RIDGE, NY Redone and expanded 4-bedroom, 4½-bath country Colonial with over 4,000 sq.ft. on 2 acres. MLS: 3203279. $889,000. Larchmont Brokerage. Rona Calogero, 914.834.0270

RYE BROOK, NY Bright and airy 3-bedroom Contemporary overlooking very private large yard with deck and patio. $649,000. MLS: 3118412. Rye Brokerage. Linda Darer, 914.967.4600

IRVINGTON, NY Spacious and renovated Townhouse with pond views offers 1,749 sq.ft, 2 decks and yard. $585,000. MLS: 3208760. Scarsdale Brokerage. Dalia Valdes, 914.725.3305

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RYE PO, HARRISON, NY Magnificent property adjacent to the Westchester Country Club Golf Course. 34+ acres. $19,000,000. MLS: 3211142. Rye Brokerage. M. Stilo, J. Stilo, 914.393.5318

MAMARONECK, NY Exquisite direct waterfront with 5 bedrooms, private beach and dock. Only 30 minutes from NYC. $3,650,000. MLS: 3210567. Larchmont Brokerage. M. Sanders, 914.834.0270

Affordable, family-friendly resort living in the Litchfield Hills BRONXVILLE, NY Stunning Colonial residence with 6 bedrooms, pool, basketball court, media center and wine room. $2,140,000. MLS: 3210980. Bronxville Brokerage. Kathleen Collins, 914.620.8682

IRVINGTON, NY Spacious and renovated Townhouse with pond views offers 1,749 sq.ft, 2 decks and yard. $585,000. MLS: 3208760. Scarsdale Brokerage. Dalia Valdes, 914.725.3305

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LakeRidge A 235 acre gated community in Connecticut’s Litchfield Hills Just 2 Hours from Manhattan • indoor pool • kiddie pool • outdoor pool • on-site camps, day camps, tennis camp, equestrian camp, ski camp • 19 tennis courts • private ski area • riding stable • fitness center • ice skating rink • three lodges • platform tennis • pool-side cafe • basketball • and so much more!

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BY SARAH KHOWAJA ne of the biggest perks of having a home away from home is space, especially if you are escaping the confines of a city apartment. Waking up in a quiet three-bedroom, twobathroom abode is a treat in itself; but add an expanded deck that is surrounded by greenery, and all of a sudden you are experiencing rustic luxury. We know what you’re thinking: The above sounds lovely, but you have a hectic, urban life and don’t have the time to travel hours and hours away to your own private getaway. And besides, you spend a fortune on your New York City digs – why shell out a million dollars for a summer home? As it turns out, you only need two hours and about $100,000 to get to your new, personal piece of heaven right outside the city. The Lakeridge Association is a fourseason community nestled in an idyllic, 235-acre forest preserve in the scenic Litchfield Hills of Connecticut. Indoor and outdoor pools, nineteen tennis courts, a ski area (and ski instructors if you want to learn!), horseback riding, a sports field, a fully equipped exercise room, playgrounds and day camps for the kids, and a dog run for man’s best friend – are just some of the amenities that Lakeridge offers. We love the idea of a Hamptonsalternative escape from the city, a place for kids to be kids – chase butterflies, play soccer, and learn to swim – and for adults to wine, dine, take yoga classes

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