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Old 04-01-2010, 06:36 AM
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I am retiring soon and want to leave Queens. I want to be within a train's ride to NY in order to be able to come in and enjoy all the city has to offer, and possibly work a couple of days.

I want to move to a town with a walkable Main Street and nice areas to hike and ride my bicycle.

I am looking to pay aobut $400 K for a small house or condo, and don't want to be stuck with Westchester property taxes. Any suggestions?
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Old 04-02-2010, 03:13 PM
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Look possibly into New Paltz, Rhinebeck, Red Hook, Beacon, Kingston and Saugerties. if you mind Rockland County, look into Nyack or Suffer too. Here's a good site to find out how walkable a community is: Get Your Walk Score - A Walkability Score For Any Address
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Old 04-09-2010, 05:25 PM
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new paltz saugerties, beacon and all those areas are atleast 2 hours door to door commute to manhattan. nyack and suffern are good, peekskill, mohegan, , town of haverstraw, stony point, are for the most part nice affordable areas.
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