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Category: Living in Dutchess County

Private Schools Near Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County

December 17, 2023

Our homeowners and neighbors love the Arlington School District, and it’s one of the main reasons why families with children choose to build their new homes at Sleight Farm. Some […] Read More

7 Great Holiday Activities in Dutchess County 2023

November 25, 2023

It’s here! The holiday season has arrived in Dutchess County, and we’re excited about the many different ways to find festive fun in our corner of the world. Between the […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Near Beacon, Rhinebeck, and Millbrook

September 25, 2023

Sleight Farm’s community of new homes in Dutchess County are, of course, just a stone’s throw from the city of Poughkeepsie, which is fast becoming a regional center for the […] Read More

Things to Do in Dutchess County This Fall – 2023

September 17, 2023

It’s that time! Sweaters, apples, and pumpkin spice lattes. Mother Nature starts turning the leaves into colorful fireworks. Most of the bugs (and humidity) go away and let us enjoy […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: The Culinary Institute of America

August 30, 2023

Calling all foodies! The Sleight Farm community of new homes in the Hudson Valley is fortunate to count the Culinary Institute of America’s New York campus among our neighbors. Right […] Read More

Spotlight On Our Neighbor: Adams Fairacre Farms

July 30, 2023

What would happen if you combined Whole Foods, Trader Joe’s, a farmer’s market, a garden center, and a local craft fair? You’d probably come up with something close to Adams […] Read More

7 Hidden Treasures In Poughkeepsie, NY

July 14, 2023

“Is Poughkeepsie, NY a nice place to live? What is there even to do in Poughkeepsie?” We hear these questions a lot from buyers thinking about building a new home […] Read More

Discover the Best Coffee Shops in Dutchess County: A Java Lover’s Guide

June 26, 2023

For coffee nuts seeking the perfect brew, Dutchess County is filled with hidden treasures. From cozy corner cafes to trendy urban hangouts, our corner of the Hudson Valley boasts a […] Read More

Stewart: The “Big Little Hudson Valley Airport”

June 12, 2023

Located in New Windsor, New York, Stewart International Airport is an aviation gem that has been steadily gaining recognition as a vital transportation hub in the region. It’s becoming easier […] Read More

8 Great Things To Do in Dutchess County – Summer 2023

May 29, 2023

Summer has arrived! There are so many things to do in the Hudson Valley between now and Labor Day. What deserves a spot on your calendar? Here are our recommendations.  […] Read More

What Mountain Range is in Dutchess County, NY?

May 15, 2023

  We get the question a lot, especially when people see photos of — or experience firsthand — the breathtaking views at the Sleight Farm neighborhood. Wherever you go in […] Read More

10 Great Outdoor Dining Spots in Dutchess County

April 13, 2023

It’s that time! Longer days. Warmer weather. Flowers blooming, trees filling out…and restaurants setting up their outdoor dining spaces. Dutchess County is filled with gorgeous al fresco spots to enjoy […] Read More

Spring Activities in Dutchess County – 2023

April 1, 2023

Spring activities abound in Dutchess County… As the weather grows warmer, there are so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the season, celebrate community, and make the most of […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: The Dutchess Rail Trail and Empire State Trail

March 23, 2023

The Dutchess Rail Trail Minutes from the Sleight Farm community, you’ll find a trailhead for one of our area’s outdoor recreation gems: the Dutchess Rail Trail. We are so lucky […] Read More

Proud to Partner with Page Lumber, Millwork, and Building Supplies

February 25, 2023

Here at The Grove, we consider ourselves lucky to have many amazing local partners in our work building custom new homes in the Poughkeepsie area. One of these is Page […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Maria Fareri Children’s Healthcare Services

February 11, 2023

Families in the Poughkeepsie area now have better access to world-class pediatric healthcare. In September 2020, MidHudson Regional Hospital, which is part of the Westchester Medical Center network of facilities, […] Read More

Eat New, Eat Local: Poughkeepsie and LaGrange Restaurants 2023

January 16, 2023

“Can you recommend a good restaurant in the area?” We get this question a lot and the answer is always an enthusiastic YES! One of the things we love about […] Read More

Hudson Valley New Year’s Eve Activities

December 23, 2022

Whether you’re looking for daytime family activities or after-hours partying, there’s plenty going on in the Hudson Valley for New Year’s Eve. Here’s how to roll, dance, amble, and eat […] Read More

The 8 Best Ski Areas Near Dutchess County

December 14, 2022

Where can you ski in the Dutchess County area? Take your pick! Winter is simply magical here in the Hudson Valley…and if you’re a skier or snowboarder, this is the […] Read More

9 Great Holiday Activities in Dutchess County

November 25, 2022

Hmmm…what do we love most about the holiday season here in Dutchess County? Is it the picturesque country setting or the community feel? The sparkle, the fun, the history, or […] Read More

The History of Poughkeepsie and Dutchess County

November 10, 2022

Ready for a quick history lesson about Dutchess County? We promise there will be no pop quiz, but we hope this background gives you a sense of why our area […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Hyde Park

October 7, 2022

Set on the banks of the Hudson River, and located just 20 minutes from LaGrange, Hyde Park is one of New York State’s hidden gems. The town is best known […] Read More

Best Fall Activities in Dutchess County 2022

September 9, 2022

Looking for things to do in Dutchess County this fall? You won’t have to look far. This is one of many reasons why we love our corner of the Hudson […] Read More

LaGrange, NY Parks: Explore Dutchess County Community Greenspace

August 5, 2022

New Homes in the Hudson Valley…Surrounded by Public Parks The Poughkeepsie, NY area has thousands of acres of wild natural green spaces, but we still love our public parks. Unspoiled […] Read More

The Perfect Dutchess County Day Trip

July 20, 2022

Whether you’re exploring the LaGrange area as a possible new place to live, or simply craving a change-of-scenery adventure, southeastern Dutchess County makes for the perfect day trip destination. Thanks […] Read More

8 Great Things To Do in Dutchess County This Summer

May 27, 2022

May 2022 If you’re like us, you’re starting to make your Dutchess County summer bucket list. Ours is a long one! Here are our picks for making the most of […] Read More

Meet The New Generation of Poughkeepsie Brew Pubs

April 21, 2022

Have you heard? Poughkeepsie’s in the middle of a brewing renaissance. A number of new (and newly-restored) brew pubs and beer-centric bistros are generating buzz in the world of, well… […] Read More

Spring Activities in Dutchess County – 2022

March 30, 2022

[post_published] Spring activities abound in Dutchess County… As the weather grows warmer, there are so many opportunities to get out and enjoy the season, celebrate community, and make the most […] Read More

New Homes in the Hudson Valley…Near Wappingers Falls NY

March 1, 2021

Find History, Nature, Culture, and Cuisine in Wappingers Falls Named for a cascade of waterfalls in the Wappinger Creek, the village of Wappingers Falls is just 10 miles from the […] Read More

What’s Coming to Dutchess County in 2021?

December 29, 2020

A new year, new Dutchess County area destinations, and more new homes at Sleight Farm: we have much to be excited about! We all have high hopes for 2021, including […] Read More

Which Dutchess County Holiday Activities are Happening in 2020?

November 20, 2020

The holidays are definitely going to look different this year, COVID-19 prevention measures mean that many beloved Dutchess County holiday events are going virtual…or have been cancelled altogether. So which […] Read More

Spotlight on our Neighbors: Dutchess County Wineries

November 3, 2020

Dutchess County wineries help make the Hudson Valley region a fabulous place to live! In times past, New Yorkers looking for a first-class wine tasting experience had to hop a […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Near the Walkway Over the Hudson

October 26, 2020

It’s simple: we love that the Sleight Farm community of new homes is located just 7 miles from Dutchess County gem the Walkway Over the Hudson. Here’s more about this […] Read More

Health Benefits of Walking

September 24, 2020

During the spring of 2020, when cities and towns all over the world went into some form of “lockdown” to control the spread of COVID-19, there was only one activity […] Read More

Living the “Farm to Table” Life in Dutchess County

August 19, 2020

The journey from farm to table gets a whole lot shorter when you live in Upstate NY! Local farms are simply part of the daily scenery and community here, and […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…Close to Great Shopping and Entertainment

June 18, 2020

You’re interested in a building a new home in Dutchess County, somewhere in a quiet, scenic neighborhood…but not so remote that you have to drive long distances for excellent shopping […] Read More

New Homes in Dutchess County…with a Top-Notch School District

June 3, 2020

Many of our Sleight Farm buyers are seeking the ideal place to raise their families, so an excellent public school system is a “must-have.” Fortunately, the Sleight Farm community of […] Read More

How to Commute from Dutchess County to New York City

May 25, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed so many things in a short period of time, including where and how we work. Millions of people have suddenly found themselves doing their jobs […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar College

February 20, 2020

Sleight Farm’s community of new homes in the Hudson Valley is lucky to be able to call Vassar College its neighbor! Vassar, of course, is world-renowned as a prestigious liberal […] Read More

Fun Facts about LaGrange and Dutchess County History

January 14, 2020

Even though Sleight Farm is a new home community, we are proud to be part of the long, continuing history of the LaGrange area and Dutchess County. People have been […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbors: The Bardavon and The Mid-Hudson Civic Center

December 16, 2019

The Poughkeepsie area is an easy train ride or day trip to NYC, but area residents don’t have to go as far as the Big Apple to get world-class live […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

November 21, 2019

Sleight Farm’s new homes are near Vassar hospital, and here’s why we’re pleased to call this world-class healthcare center our neighbor… In addition to amenities like excellent shopping and entertainment, […] Read More


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