Canaan Lake, 38 Acres, House. Take the long drive in to a large mountain lake surrounded by beautiful woods, 3000sf home for 2 families, includes 2 huge stone fireplaces.
Canaan Lake, 38 Acres, House
Canaan NY real estate houses land includes homes, land, commercial real estate. Queechy Lake, Shaker Ridge, East Chatham and Red Rock are located in Canaan which borders with Richmond, Massachusetts. All the residents of Canaan have access to Queechy Lake.
The first settlers arrived around 1759. The town was founded in 1772 as “Kings District”. The name was changed to “Canaan” in 1788. One of the oldest sections of Canaan is Frisbee Street, settled in 1770 by Gideon Frisbee, who emigrated from Canaan, Connecticut. Frisbee Street fronts what was once the Albany-Boston stagecoach route.
Canaan is 40 minutes from downtown Albany and 15 minutes from Pittsfield Massachusetts. It is bordered by Austerlitz to the south, New Lebanon to the north, Massachusetts to the east, and Chatham to the west. Its population of less than 1,800 in an area of 36.7 square miles.
Canaan was founded by settlers from Canaan, Connecticut in 1759. Since it lies on the Massachusetts border and is close to Pittsfield, Lenox and Stockbridge, it attracts permanent residents who work in Massachusetts and are attracted by the better real estate values in New York State. Also many of its second home residents take advantage of the Berkshires and the proximity of the Tanglewood Music Festival with the Boston Symphony.
For more information on Canaan Lake, 38 Acres, House call 800-398-8802.
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- Address: 144 Peaceful Valley Rd, Canaan, NY 12029, USA
- Price: $399,000
- Property ID: 4069
- Town Taxes: 3733
- School Taxes: 6190
- Prop. Class: Residential
- Town: Canaan
- County: Columbia
- Contact Agent: David Birch