New York City can feel a tad claustrophobic sometimes. Tiny apartments. Miles and miles of towering high-rise buildings. Endless traffic. Constant noise. Barely room for your own elbows! People pay millions of dollars for being close to Central Park, just for a hint of nature in the middle of America’s biggest city.

Yet, just outside the city there’s an area with rolling hills, forests, and lakes. There’s outdoor recreation; hiking, fishing, boating, and camping; all in an area with affordable housing, excellent amenities and shopping.

Where is this paradise, you ask?

Well, it’s just 40 miles north of the city in New York’s Central Valley and Highland Mills area in Orange County.

Bordered by mountain ranges on either side, this area is a true gem. The real estate market is just starting to blossom with lovely new homes for sale, as well as vacant land ready for future development.

There are tremendous opportunities to buy, sell, or own some of the most pristine property outside of New York City; and you don’t even need to own your own hedge fund to buy into this market!

How do you do get involved?

Please visit Thomas J Real Estate or contact us for more information. We have a comprehensive database of properties available in the Central Valley and Highland Mills. You can search new listings for individual homes, explore neighborhoods, and get estimates of housing prices which are consistently updated. Register with the site to receive e-mail updates when new listings become available.

Who needs Central Park when you have the Central Valley!