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Country Living in Warwick New York Farmhouse built in 1890 on Little York Road

Country Living in Warwick New York Farmhouse built in 1890 on Little York Road


Living in the country allows people to have a healthy lifestyle with ease and comfort. This is one reason why folks are making the move to the New York Hudson Valley.

Noticing how fresh the air smells or the sights and sounds of nature are automatically enhanced in the countryside. You naturally relax and start to live in the moment.

There is no match for fresh produce than what you can grow in your own garden and the best eggs are the ones that come from your very own free-range chickens. In the country there is no escaping the endless stars at night or the golden sun as it sets behind the hills.

Although many people that live in the country work in the city, when at home they are able to take a step back, unwind and enjoy the peacefulness that surrounds them. Living in the country allows people to have a lifestyle that is well-balanced. There is nothing like the solitude of nature, so relaxing and serene.  Country living, it’s simply good for your soul.

So come see this charming 1890 Farmhouse on 60 Little York Road in Warwick nestled in the picturesque setting of the black dirt region with beautiful property and barn. This country home or weekend retreat provides all the elements for relaxing, comfort and easy living. The home offers 1,287-sq.-ft. of space with 2 bedrooms/1 bathroom PLUS an additional room with closet on the main level and yet ANOTHER room on the second floor providing additional space and room for expansion. Feel at home in the sun drenched living room or spend time on the rocking chair porch as you soak in the peace and quiet of the countryside. With spectacular curb appeal on 3/4 of an acre of land your family and friends will love the property, ideal for gatherings and parties. The chicken coop is complete with a roosting loft and egg laying chicken nests. This home is close to parks, shopping, restaurants, farms & wineries.

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3 Eaglewood Vista Lane, Warwick, NY – Where luxury and spectacular views meet.

3 Eaglewood Vista Lane, Warwick, NY – Where luxury and spectacular views meet.

3 Eaglewood Vista Lane, Warwick, NY – Where luxury and spectacular views meet…


This stunning Colonial on Eaglewood Vista Lane is nestled on 6.9 lush acres in the Warwick Hamlet of Pine Island.  The privacy and natural beauty enveloping the 4-bedroom, 4.5 bath home will have you relaxing before you even reach the front door.  Custom windows make the most of the incredible views of the Pochuck Creek and surrounding mountains and valleys.

Well-appointed open-concept design offers exceptional living space.  And, while the floor plan is ideal for grand gatherings, it’s also perfect for everyday living.  The magnificent two-story family room is graced with a wall of windows that bring the outside in. This beautiful room opens into the stylish kitchen. Its center island, Viking appliances, walk-in pantry and charming breakfast nook make cooking a pleasure. The main level also features an office/studio with a separate entrance.  Furthermore, there’s a bedroom that boasts a full, private bath.   In addition, there is a formal dining room, formal living room with fireplace, and powder room.   Finally, a two-car garage and mudroom complete the main-floor level.  There is a full, unfinished walkout basement with lots of potential – and even the basement has views!




Upstairs, your private retreat awaits…

While the main level is tranquil and calming, there is something very special waiting upstairs.  The Master Suite is a peaceful, private retreat from the stresses of daily life.  A sitting area with beautiful views is a wonderful place to unwind.  However, with its soaking tub and fireplace, the master bath provides the ultimate in luxury and relaxation.    Two more bedrooms, two more baths,  a study/den, and laundry complete the second floor.


Location, Location, Location!

Not familiar with Pine Island?   Your initial thought might be that it’s a little town out in the middle of nowhere.  However, that’s just not true.  Not only is Pine Island mere minutes from the Village of Warwick, it’s also right across the border into Vernon, New Jersey.   As a result, your commuting options are enhanced.   Furthermore, so is your access to stores, restaurants, services and more.  Vernon provides access to the Appalachian Trail, horseback riding, ski resorts and Mountain Creek Water Park.  The Village and Town of Warwick provide you with eclectic shops, restaurants, antique and consignment shops, more skiing and hiking and horseback riding.   Then you have wineries, cideries and breweries throughout the area.  

Pine Island itself is a delightful little town.  Rather, it’s one of Warwick’s hamlets.  And it is evolving into a very special place to live.  Known for its rich, black dirt, Pine Island farmland is famous for its onion production.  It’s also home to the well-known Jolly Onion Inn, which reopened under new ownership to great success.  In Pine Island you’ll find  dance schools, a music school, and a preschool.  There’s a bagel shop, florist, hair stylist, yoga studio, and delis.  There are even several places you can order pizza from.  That Place at the Onion, a consignment shop that had been a staple in the Village of Warwick, has relocated here.  Furthermore, there are two gas stations, a sporting goods consignment shop and a wine and liquor store.  You can even stop by the Pine Island Brewing Company and try one of their new craft beers!

And, in this beautiful rural setting, from your perch atop the hill, you’ll have front row seats to spectacular sunsets, starry nights, and the incredibly beautiful changing of seasons in the valley. Eaglewood Vista Lane… where luxury and spectacular views meet.


A Very Special Home Awaits at 110 Ridge Road in Chester NY

A Very Special Home Awaits at 110 Ridge Road in Chester NY

A very special home awaits at 110 Ridge Road in Chester NY.  This unique, high-end home offers endless features and architectural design details that will leave you in awe.  Nestled on 1.8 acres of park-like grounds, you’ll be amazed by the beautiful views.  This stunning Colonial has 4 bedrooms and 3.5 baths and walk-up attic.  Therefore, this well appointed, move-in ready home needs to be seen to be believed!

Among its many features is a stunning, two-story stone fireplace in the family room.  Adjoining the family room is a grand heated 4-season room with skylights and views of Sugar Loaf Mountain.  There is an office on the main level ideal for working from home.  And the newly renovated, contemporary kitchen has white cabinetry, siltstone white diamond countertops and stainless steel appliances.  Also, the formal living and dining rooms are perfect for entertaining.

The house is located in the Town of Chester and in the Warwick School District. Furthermore, this is an ideal commute location.  It’s just minutes to Rt 17 and the quaint Artisan Village of Sugar Loaf. Furthermore, you’re near the Village of Warwick, Woodbury Commons, Orange Regional Medical Center,  sports facilities and a drive-in movie theater.  Whether you enjoy skiing, hiking, wineries, breweries, dining out,  farmers markets or picking your own apples at the local orchards, it’s all here, and just an hour, give or take, to New York City.









A Home Made for Living…

Downstairs, the full finished basement has a wet bar.  Furthermore, it’s ideal for a media center.  And there’s still lots of space for game room, man cave or gym.   In addition, there is a fabulous in-ground pool, hot tub and wonderful spaces for outdoor entertaining.  Grounds are ideal for outdoor entertaining, gardening, leisure activities and star gazing at night.





And Relaxing…

Upstairs, the Master Suite has an elegant bath and Rapunzel balcony which overlooks the family room.  All bathrooms have been freshly updated.  And the bedrooms have lots of closet space. Furthermore, the stunning views provide a tranquil, peaceful backdrop in each room.









A Very Special Home Awaits…

At 110 Ridge Road, Chester, NY a very special home awaits a very special buyer.   Call Jen DiCostanzo at 917-916-9995 to make an appointment to view this beautiful house and property.  It is truly a home you need to see to believe.

Open House June 3rd 1-3 pm

Open House June 3rd 1-3 pm

Welcome yourselves into this well maintained center hall colonial consisting of over 3400 sq ft,located in historic Sugar Loaf.

Beautiful multi-level outdoor entertaining steps away from the pond.  Enjoy a day on the water with an evening bbq.

House features 3 separate living rooms, 4 bedrooms and a main floor office/5th bedroom.  So close to downtown Sugar Loaf you could walk (0.6 miles).  So much to see, stop by!

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Why You Should Get Pre-Qualified When Buying a Home

Why You Should Get Pre-Qualified When Buying a Home

Is Mortgage Pre-Qualification Necessary?


According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Pre-Qualification and Pre-Approval in practice both refer to a letter from a lender that specifies how much the lender is willing to lend to you.  While there are some legal distinctions, basically both specify a loan up to a certain amount, based on certain assumptions. These letters provide useful information.  However, loan offers are not guaranteed. Rather, the letter can help you make an offer.  It gives the seller confidence that you will be able to get financing to buy the home.

A buyer in today’s market needs Pre-Qualification/ Pre-Approval. This is the preliminary step to the mortgage process.  Consequently, talking with a bank or mortgage lender is vital.  The lender will check your credit and ask specific financial questions regarding your income, employment and financial obligations.   As a result, the letter is generated based on a “snapshot “ of the financials given.  It’s the first step in understanding your eligibility when ready to look at homes to buy. And it keeps you in sync with your financial budget and means.


Are You Pre-Qualified?

“Are you pre-qualified?” is an important question your realtor will ask before showing you properties. If not and you’re serious about buying a home, now is the time to start engaging in mortgage conversations with a lender.  A wealth of financial resources will be shared with you to get you started. And to keep you on track understanding the loan process, your eligibility, and working within your price range. The  importance of this question will determine if you’re “ABLE” to buy… Now.

Understanding Loan Types is Important

The “loan type” you’re qualified for is of equal importance for you to know and understand.  Because some homes, due to their condition, may not be eligible for all loan types. Thus, your realtor will be able to navigate the market for you, finding homes that best match what you are qualified for.

The goal and success of  buying a home when financing is to be Ready, Willing and “Able.”  Working closely with your buyers agent and mortgage lender will help prepare you for navigating a challenging market for buyers.

My advice to buyers entering the market … understand the market you’re about to enter.   Prepare yourself!   Have your financing in place, regardless if purchasing with cash or a loan.

Preparation is Key!

I can help you navigate your way through the process and connect you with the right mortgage lenders.  Contact Me Today.