Escape from New York

Here are 5 houses for sale in historic Rhinebeck, NY

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
October 30, 2020 - 12:30PM

This three bedroom, three bath is asking $999,000. 

BHHS Hudson Valley Properties/Zillow

If you’re ready to leave NYC for a place where you can get more space and access to nature, you should check out the historic town of Rhinebeck, New York. The Hudson River town has grand estates, parks and many eateries and stores along Montgomery and Market streets.

The median sales price in Rhinebeck is $577,500, according to Here you’ll find a mix of house styles like Capes and Colonials, both old and new. You can find houses in Rhinebeck Village that are within walking distance to the town’s main hub. Houses further away are closer to nature and feel more secluded.

Established in the 17th century, Rhinebeck Village has many historic buildings and sites. At  Beekman Arms, the oldest continuously run inn in America, you can eat at The Tavern or book a stay. Other eateries in the area include Terrapin (located in a former church), Foster’s Coach House and The Amsterdam. For culture, there's the Museum of Rhinebeck History and The Center for Performing Arts. Rhinecliff, where you can catch an Amtrak train directly to the city, and Bard College are also nearby. 

So, if Rhinebeck sounds appealing to you, here are five houses on the market including a 19th century house with a pool and a renovated cobblestone house.

23 Oak St. 

This two bedroom, one bath is asking $445,000. The 19th century house has hardwood floors, carpeted bedrooms, recessed lighting, an eat-in kitchen, a partially covered wraparound deck, inground saltwater pool, landscaped yard, and a new roof. Beekman Arms and Foster’s Coach House are within walking distance.

26 White Schoolhouse Rd. 

This three bedroom, two bath is asking $615,000. The renovated Cape features a fireplace, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, a large bay window, crown molding, a first-floor master suite, stainless steel appliances, a screened-in porch, stone patio and a small horse barn with stables. The Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck and Rhinebeck Tennis Club are nearby. 

25 South St. 

This three bedroom, three bath is asking $825,000. The house is the recipient of the Rhinebeck Historical Society 's Preservation Award for renovation and addition and features a fireplace, hardwood floors, recessed lighting, large windows, a sunroom, covered front porch, a back deck and landscaped yard. Legion Park and Mill Street, where you’ll find local stores and eateries, is nearby.

10 Platt Ave. 

This three bedroom, four bath is asking $998,000. The renovated house has a cobblestone facade, hardwood floors, a cobblestone fireplace, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, a Dutch door leading to a sunroom, a master suite with 20-foot ceilings, custom windows and a large backyard. Evergreen Lands and Rhinebeck Montessori School are nearby.

373 Mill Rd. 

This three bedroom, three bath is asking $999,000. The contemporary home features hardwood floors, exposed wood beams, large windows, high ceilings, a gas fireplace, stainless steel appliances, a screened-in porch and a detached two-car garage. Wilderstein Historic Site and Wyndclyffe Mansion are nearby.


Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

Brick Underground articles occasionally include the expertise of, or information about, advertising partners when relevant to the story. We will never promote an advertiser's product without making the relationship clear to our readers.