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“Thank You” from Dutchess County Home Builder LMD Homes

When Dutchess County home builder LMD Homes set out to create two new communities at Sleight Farm in LaGrange, NY, they could not have predicted the challenging times to come. […] Read More

New Construction and the Hudson Valley Real Estate Market

The red-hot real estate market in the Hudson Valley, including Dutchess County, has left home buyers without much inventory to choose from. New listings are getting snapped up after multiple […] Read More

Quick Move-In Home For Sale at The Glens!

Meet our quick move-in home available at The Glens, located at 47 Stonewall Circle, Poughkeepsie. Get all the benefits of new construction without the wait! This home offers single-story living […] Read More

8 Great Things to Do in Dutchess County this Summer

  June 2021 Are you making your bucket list of summer activities in Dutchess County? Most COVID restrictions have been lifted, so what’s happening this year? We put together our […] Read More

7 Hidden Treasures In Poughkeepsie, NY

“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

10 Great Outdoor Dining Spots in Dutchess County

If you didn’t already love outdoor restaurant dining, COVID-19 safety guidelines and warmer weather have helped make it the go-to way to enjoy a meal away from home. Throw in […] Read More

Spring Activities in Dutchess County: Let the Fun Bloom!

Spring activities in Dutchess County are a joy in any year, but in 2021, they’re also filled with hope and a return to some kind of normalcy. As the weather […] Read More

LaGrange, NY Parks: Explore Dutchess County Community Greenspace

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

New Homes in the Hudson Valley…Near Wappingers Falls NY

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

LaGrange, NY Restaurants: Where to Eat Local and Support Our Community

LaGrange has a great variety of local restaurants! There are so many eateries located just minutes away from Sleight Farm. These businesses, often owned by community families, need our support […] Read More

Sneak Peek at The Estates – A Luxury New Home Community in the Hudson Valley

Our luxury new home community The Estates is   selling fast, and we love seeing this beautiful neighborhood fill out with completed and under-construction houses. The biggest news coming into 2021 […] Read More

Sneak Peek at The Glens – A New Home Community Taking Shape in the Hudson Valley

Sleight Farm is so pleased to welcome 2021 with numerous new homes completed or under construction at The Glens, one of our communities taking shape in the Hudson Valley. Take […] Read More

What’s Coming to Dutchess County in 2021?

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

Spotlight On Our Neighbor: Adams Fairacre Farms

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

Which Dutchess County Holiday Activities are Happening in 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

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

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

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

A Video Sneak Peek at Our New Model Home at The Glens

We were pleased to work with the team at NorthGuild in Kingston NY to produce a video “sneak peek” at our newly opened model home at The Glens. We love […] Read More

Living the “Farm to Table” Life in Dutchess County

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

Our Model Home Interior Designer Helen Piteo Discusses Open Concept Spaces and How To Achieve “Attainable Luxury”

Our Clark model home at The Glens is now open! Sleight Farm welcomes visitors to come see for themselves what makes these designer new homes so unique, including: A personalized […] Read More

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

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

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

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

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

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

What Is A New Home Builder’s Warranty?

A reputable new home builder should provide, free of charge, new construction warranties with each home. For instance, here at Sleight Farm, our homes come with a 1-year warranty for […] Read More

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

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

How to Be a Good Neighbor During the COVID-19 Crisis

People choose to live in a home community because they’re looking for just that – a community. Good neighbors make us feel connected and supported in daily life, and can […] Read More

A Message to our Community During the COVID-19 Crisis

Updated 3/20/20 Hello from the Sleight Farm team! We’re thinking of everyone in our community at this challenging time, and hope you are well. As we monitor the evolving news […] Read More

10 Tips for Choosing a New Home Floor Plan

How do you choose the right floor plan for your new home? It’s a huge decision, and can feel overwhelming. After all, you’re literally mapping out your family’s environment and […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar College

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

How To Choose a New Home Builder: Here are 7 Questions to Ask Yourself

How do I choose a new home builder? Once you decide that your next home will be a custom new home – one you can help design and customize to […] Read More

Meet Christina Debonis, Sales Manager for The Glens at Sleight Farm

As a Sleight Farm team member, The Glens sales manager Christina Debonis is dedicated to making the new home construction process personal and enjoyable for buyers. Get to know more […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: The Culinary Institute of America

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

Fun Facts about LaGrange and Dutchess County History

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: 5 Best Ski Areas Near Dutchess County

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

6 Reasons To Buy A New Home With A First-Floor Master Bedroom

We’ve found that more and more buyers  looking to build a new home want a house with a first-floor master bedroom. If you grew up in a “traditional” two-story home […] Read More

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

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

9 Great Holiday Activities in Dutchess County 2021

November 2021 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 […] Read More

Spotlight on Our Neighbor: Vassar Brothers Medical Center

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

Get To Know Our Dutchess County Home Builders: LMD Homes

Who are the people behind Sleight Farm, and how did they get to be one of the top new home builders in Dutchess County and the Hudson Valley? LMD Companies […] Read More

New Home Design Advice and Inspiration from our Partner Brands

Sleight Farm is pleased to partner with these brands as we work with new home buyers to design and build their custom new home. Here’s a little more about their […] Read More

Top Tips for Buying a New Construction Home

For many people, the process of buying a new construction home is, quite literally, a dream come true. How do you avoid common problems and make it the exciting, memorable […] Read More

The Perfect Dutchess County Day Trip

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

7 Great Reasons To Buy a New Construction Home in Dutchess County

Here are some common questions we hear from home shoppers considering a new build home in Dutchess County: Why should I buy a new home instead of a “used” home? […] Read More

Best Fall Activities in Dutchess County – Updated for 2021

September 2021 We love our corner of the Hudson Valley! There’s never any shortage of things to do, especially in the autumn, when visitors from all over flock to this […] Read More

LMD Homes and Sleight Farm Featured in Modern Home Builder

The magazine highlights LMD’s professional expertise and focus on high-quality service that’s responsive to the needs and wants of its customers. Read More

Tips for Homebuyers Trading Up to a Second Home

Ready to upgrade? Sleight Farm’s John Kuroda offers advice on navigating the buying process for your next home. Read More


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