With 246 acres of undeveloped Adirondack forestland that includes ~ 3/4 mile whitewater frontage on the Hudson River, this unique property is located at The Glen, between Warrensburg and North Creek. It has many potential sites within view and earshot of the Upper Hudson River, on which a home could be situated.
The Hudson River Whitewater Property is located within the Town of Chester and zoned for Rural Use. This zoning allows for a single-family home or homes, and the property is subdividable with an Adirondack Park Agency permit. This type of zoning also permits commercial pursuits, such as campgrounds, farms, or equestrian destinations. The property is comprised of four contiguous tax parcels, each under Fisher 480, which offers very low taxes ($2,899/year) for such a large property with extensive Hudson River frontage.
The Hudson River is the dominant feature of this property, with easy access for fishing, kayaking, tubing, and rafting on beautiful whitewater. There is also an opportunity to situate your dream home within close proximity of the wild and scenic Upper Hudson River. A 1,260-foot unnamed peak on the property affords commanding views of the Glen and the Hudson River (north and south), as well as peaks across the valley, Dippikill and Gage Mountains, in Thurman & Johnsburg.
The Hudson River Whitewater Property has a history of long-term professional forest management which has produced, and will continue to produce, high-quality Adirondack timber and enhanced wildlife habitat. Common tree species include red oak, sugar and red maple, black and yellow birch, white pine, and hemlock. Wildlife often seen moving through the region are black bear, white-tailed deer, coyote, fox, fisher, grouse, migratory birds, various reptiles and amphibians, and, with rare but increasing frequency, moose.
This property is well-suited for ATV-riding, equestrian activities, hiking, hunting, and mountain biking. Trails from past forest management activities have improved access into and within the property. There are many beautiful nearby lakes with public access, such as Lake George, Lake Champlain, and Schroon, Brant, & Loon Lakes. There is also abundant State land a short drive from the property in Thurman, Johnsburg, and Warrensburg. Alpine skiing is within easy reach, at Gore Mountain in North Creek (12.5 miles), Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg, and West Mountain in Queensbury.
The property has frontage on State Route 28, a major two-lane highway, Friends Lake Road (County Road 8) and Atateka Road (County Route 74) all paved and year round maintained. Electric is along the frontage of State Route 28 and Friends Lake Road. Electric on Atateka Road is just
Warrensburg and Chestertown, both only 8-miles away, offer dining, groceries, automotive repair, hardware & outdoor recreation stores, and all the amenities you may need. Lake George, with its many tourist attractions (dining, Six Flags, children's activities, festivals and more) is just 25 minutes. The Hudson River Whitewater and Mountain property is less than 4 hours from NYC and 2.5 hours from Montreal.