Kent NY Homes for Sale
When you are thinking of purchasing a home outside of New York City, and you decide to look in Putnam County because you need a break from the urban hustle and rush, where do you go? The land of lakes, woods, and country in Kent, of course! Surrounded by water and wildlife, Kent, NY has a reputation for a slower lifestyle and outdoor pursuits that are not always easy to find this close to NYC. Nearly half of the town is natural space, available for hiking, fishing, hunting, boating, and relaxing.
Whether you are searching for homes with lake rights, homes on the lake, or other homes or real estate for sale in Kent, you have a nice range of prices from which to choose. No condos or co-ops for sale here!
Lakefront Homes and Wooded Retreats
From $500,000 to $2.9 million, there are typically several opportunities to own a single family home nestled in the woods, or a lakefront home. In communities like Sedgewood Club and Gipsy Trail Club, homeownership comes with amenities such as a private dock, trails for walking and riding, and tennis. The homes in this price point frequently offer spectacular waterfront sites or lake views. Many homes are custom-built and may include luxuries like butler’s pantry, office, high ceilings, fireplace, and open layouts with tons of natural light. You might expect to find 2-7 bedrooms and up to 6 baths in floor plans from about 820 to over 6,400 square feet.
Other Homes for Sale in Kent NY
Between $300,000 to $500,000 you can expect to find homes from the late 1980’s forward, most with 2-4 bedrooms and 2-4 baths in neighborhoods like Cherry Hill Estates and Tibet Lake Estates. Elements you might find in homes in this price range include soaring ceilings, fireplaces, basements, laundries, deck or patio, multiple living spaces, and walk-in closets. Lots are commonly private with mature trees and may include an attached garage. Square footage generally ranges from 1,300 to 3,400+ square feet.
Homes with lake access is often available within the range from about $100,000 to $300,000 in Kent. Homes may be smaller – think bungalow and cozy cottage – but they still have features that excite. Many homes have been updated with newer kitchen and bath and may feature hardwood floors, a fireplace, tall ceilings, patio or deck and attached garage. Some may have a basement, additional storage, and separate laundry. Check out communities like Lake Carmel and Sparrow Ridge where you will find residences from nearly 800 to 2,800 square feet featuring 2-5 bedrooms and up to 3 baths.
Land for Sale in Kent NY
There is a nice inventory of land lots for sale in Kent. From $24,500 to $1.55 million, buyers have their choice of commercial property for sale, as well as industrial sites, acreage with woods and lake access, sub-dividable tracts, and single-family home lots. Tract size runs the gamut from .18 to almost 91.5 acres.
Kent Recreation, Amenities & School Information
Kent has two city parks – Edward Ryan Memorial Park and Huestis Park – with facilities for baseball, basketball, tennis, sand volleyball, picnicking, and free play. The parks and recreation department offers several youth sports programs, adult athletic leagues, and special events throughout the year.
The majority of Kent students attend schools in the Central Carmel School District, which operates three elementary schools, George Fischer Middle School and Carmel High School. View listings in each of the individual areas below, or go back to view all MLS listings for Kent real estate estate