About New York

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It is the nation's third populous state and ranks as the 27th largest state by size.

New York is often referred to as New York State to distinguish it from New York City, with a population of over 8,000,000 people, is the most populous city in the United States. Both state and city were named for the 17th

century Duke of York, James Stuart, future James II and VII from England and Scotland.

In contrast with New York's urban atmosphere, the vast majority of the state is dominated by farms, forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York's Adirondack Park is the largest state park in the United States. It is larger than the Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and Olympic National Parks combined. New York established the first state park in the United States at Niagara Falls in 1885. Today the state has 178 State Parks.

Upstate New York and Downstate New York are often used informally to distinguish New York City or its greater metropolitan area from the rest of New York state. The placement of a boundary between the two is a matter of great contention. Unofficial and loosely defined regions of Upstate New York include the Southern Tier which often includes the counties along the border with Pennsylvania, and the North Country which can mean anything from the strip along the Canadian border to everything north of the Mohawk River.

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Weather in New York is heavily influenced by two continental air masses: a warm, humid one from the southwest and a cold, dry one from the northwest.

The winters are long and cold in the Plateau Divisions of the state. The summer climate is cool in the Adirondacks, Catskills and higher elevations of the Southern Plateau.

The New York City / Long Island area and lower portions of the Hudson Valley have rather warm summers by comparison, with some periods of high, uncomfortable humidity. The remainder of New York State enjoys pleasantly warm summers, marred by only occasional, brief intervals of sultry conditions.

The New York horse industry is valued at $1.4 billion. The national industry has a $2.4 billion impact on the New York economy when the multiplier effect of spending by industry suppliers and employees is taken into account. 152,000 New Yorkers are part of the equine life inNew York, either as horse owners, service providers, employees or volunteers. The New York horse industry directly provides 12,700 full-time (FTE) jobs. Spending by suppliers and employees (in New York and other states) generates additional jobs in New York for a total employment impact of 35,200. Over 70% of the 202,000 horses in New York are involved in showing and recreation.

 
  Explore New York in Numbers:
img Horse Population: Over 202,000 horses
img Total Economic Impact: $ 2.4 billion
img Population: 19,254,630
img Land area: 47,214 sq. miles
img Capital: Albany
img Counties: 62
img Highest Point :Mt Marcy: 5,344 feet
img Lowest Point: Atlantic Coast
img Geographic Center : In Madison Co., at Oneida
img 10 largest Cities :
 
 
  • New York: 8,143,197
  • Buffalo: 279,745
  • Rochester: 211,091
  • Yonkers: 196,425
  • Syracuse: 141,683
 
  • Albany: 93,523
  • New Rochelle: 72,967
  • Mount Vernon: 67,924
  • Schenectady: 61,280
  • Utica: 59,336
 
 
$299,000
Home on 11+ acres with an 11 stall barn.

Hilton, Monroe County, New York


Sitting almost 550 ft. off the road is this 2100 sq. ft. colonial on 11.22 acres with an 11 stall(room for more) horse barn with fenced paddocks(wood & electro braid) and riding ring. Hay loft w/ storage for approx. 1000 bales of hay. The property has a mix of clear & wooded land & a pond near center. 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths. Family room w/ wood burning fireplace w/ insert. Living room. Formal Dining room with bow window & a private patio off the side of the house. Huge master suite has walk in closet, full bath, and built in storage. New roof(2014), dishwasher, and water heater. All appliances stay. Hardwoods approx. 2010. Kitchen has a newer slider to deck and views of the horses. 1st floor laundry. Central air. This property has great possibilities for many different uses.

Kristi Hoff, Keller WIlliams Realty Greater Rochester

11.22 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2100 SQ FT
 
$300,000
Ride 365 Days a Year in Upstate New York Heated Riding Arena on 14+ Fenced Acres

Norwich, Chenango County, New York


Incredible value for a horse farm! Have a passionate equestrian in the family? Ride 365 days a year on this 14+-acre, fenced, horse farm with a 75,000 sq. ft., 6-stall barn and heated, 75'x50' indoor arena with feed, water and hay room. The completely refinished and enlarged, three bedroom, two full bath residence features hardwood oak and parquet floors, huge picture and palladium windows bathe the interior with natural light. Custom dining room built-ins include Cherry bookshelves, bench seat and curio cabinet. A gas-fired fireplace warms the sun-splashed living room. The eat-in kitchen has a sweeping 2-story roofline to the second-floor foyer lit by a huge palladium window over a wall of windows and French door to outside deck and patio. the kitchen features KraftMaid® cabinets, full and second prep sinks, Stainless GE® gas range, stainless Bosch® dishwasher and KitchenAid® stainless side-by-side refrigerator (negotiable).

James Michalowski, RealtyUSA - Sidney, NY

14.58 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1617 SQ FT
 
$365,000
Horse Boarding & Training Farm Facility For Sale Near Cornell University

Freeville, Tompkins County, New York


Equestrian property near Cornell University Vet School at Ithaca, NY in the Finger Lakes region. Features a professional horse training & boarding facility with a lighted 16,000 SF indoor arena. Large 12x20 foaling stalls and 10x12 boarding stalls make this an ideal horse breeding and boarding business opportunity for the alert equine experienced business person. Upstairs owner's apartment, office and 3 tack rooms plus washing stalls & feed room. 27 acres of horse fenced pasture with run-in shed and training arena compliment the main horse complex. This well designed equestrian facility was professionally designed & previously owned by a Cornell professor well respected in the NYS equine community. The proximity to the world famous Cornell University Veterinary School offers top notch advice to local horse owners and facility operators. Located in a designated NYS Agricultural District provides good tax incentives. Sure to please the experienced equestrian business person seeking a substantial opportunity. Retirement prompts sale. Owner financing considered for financially qualified buyer. Note: Fine Owner's home also available for additional consideration.

Thomas Mullen, United Country Tom Mullen & Associates, Broker/Owner

27.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
16000 SQ FT
 
$320,000
Horse Boarding & Training Farm

Elmira, Chemung County, New York


Horse Boarding & Training Farm 91.6± Acres | Chemung County, NY $320,000 12 Foxwin Lane, Elmira, NY 14901 • Horse Boarding & Training • Well Known Horse Trainer • 2 Barns - 17 Stalls - Paddocks • Commercial Development Site • 2 Houses on Property • 28± Acre Land Development Site • Economic Development Incentive Horse farm with good history of boarding & training by well-known horse woman. 2 woodframe barns with 17 box stalls, run out pastures, training area and several individual horse paddocks; good quality horse fencing. 29 acres open - balance is woodland. 2 homes on property. One is a unique small 2 bedroom Victorian brick & cedar. House #2 is a 5 year old custom designed double wide on piers. Both in good condition. Farm has good location value on I-86 just off exit 59 at Chemung. Horse farm is ideal to operate as a "Run In Farm" for racehorses from nearby Tioga Downs at Nichols. Sure to please the savvy equestrian related businessman. Action priced reduced. Retirement and relocation of well-known horse trainer prompts sale. Call Tom Mullen at 607-565-3491 or 607-592-1756 for more information or to set up a personal preview of this farm. United Country | Tom Mullen & Associates LLC Tom Mullen #RM420123 Franchise is independently owned and operated.

United Real Estate Group, United Real Estate Group

91.60 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$365,000
Professional Quality Equestrian Center near Cornell

Freeville, Tompkins County, New York


Professional Quality Equestrian Center near Cornell 27.5± Acres | Tompkins County, NY $365,000 533 Asbury Road, Freeville, NY 13068 • Equestrian Training Center • Horse Breeding & Boarding • Near Cornell University • 27± Acres Fenced Horse Pasture • 16,000± sq ft Lighted Indoor Arena • Horse Trainers Apt & Office • NY’s Ag District Designation Equestrian property near Cornell University Vet School at Ithaca, NY in the Finger Lakes region. Features a professional horse training & boarding facility with a lighted 16,000± sq ft indoor arena. Large 12x20 foaling stalls and 10x12 boarding stalls make this an ideal horse breeding and boarding business opportunity for the alert equine experienced business person. Upstairs owner's apartment, office and 3 tack rooms plus washing stalls & feed room. 27 acres of horse fenced pasture with run-in shed and training arena compliment the main horse complex. This well designed equestrian facility was professionally designed & previously owned by a Cornell professor well respected in the NY’s equine community. The proximity to the world famous Cornell University Veterinary School offers top notch advice to local horse owners and facility operators. Located in a designated NY’s Agricultural District provides good tax incentives. Sure to please the experienced equestrian business person seeking a substantial opportunity. Retirement prompts sale. Owner financing considered for financially qualified buyer. Note: Fine Owner's home also available for additional consideration. United Country | Tom Mullen & Associates LLC Tom Mullen #RM420123 Franchise is independently owned and operated.

United Real Estate Group, United Real Estate Group

27.50 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$885,000
Affordable Equestrian Estate or Year - Round Training Facility

Slingerlands, Albany County, New York


OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, MAY 21ST FROM 1-3! REFRESHMENTS SERVED MOTIVATED SELLLER! SEE OUR AERIAL FLYOVER VIDEO BY FILM WORKS 109, you will feel like a bird flying over the property! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BSW-Q_Zsx4 (or click on YOU TUBE FLYOVER to the left) PROPERTY MAY BE SOLD WITH 47.2 OR 7.2 ACRES (2 Sellers, ask for details) 7.2 Acre Parcel includes 482' of frontage 40 Acre Parcel includes adjoining 229' of frontage Therefore you could own over 700' of frontage on Bullock Road Of the 40 acres, 20 are cleared pasture and the remaining 20 are treed and wooded with paths and brook. BUCOLIC EQUESTRIAN LIVING OR OPPORTUNITY FOR YEAR-ROUND LIVE-IN TRAINING (Lots of Space for Trainers, Students, Clinicians), There is plenty of room for Expansion opportunities on both parcels. Includes side entrance to main home where you enter 1st Floor Mud Room, Heated Attached 2-Car Garage, 1st Floor Laundry, Bath, 4 Season Heated Sunroom with Hot Tub before entering the main living quarters. WELCOME TO THIS LOVELY EQUESTRIAN ESTATE AT 145 BULLOCK ROAD SLINGERLANDS, NEW YORK (TOWN OF NEW SCOTLAND) SHOWN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY Only 20 minutes from Albany and 45 minutes from Saratoga Springs, NY (Upstate New York): 85W off I-90 through Slingerlands, go past 85A, turn LEFT at Bullock Rd (Home, Indoor Riding Arena, Barn sits back off road) LOCATED IN THE AWARD-WINNING VOORHEESVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT! Voorheesville Elementary School Ranks #1 in Common Core Math Scores What it means to be a Blue Ribbon School SEE THIS LINK FOR MORE INFO http://www.voorheesville.org/Domain/8 WELCOME TO THIS BEAUTIFUL EQUESTRIAN ESTATE IN BUCOLIC SETTING! Property includes: 70' x 144' Indoor Riding Arena (2013), 5-Stall Barn with Heated Tack Room and Full 2nd Floor Loft (2009), both built by Circle B, 3-Stall Run-in, Paddocks, Pastures, Large Pond with Fountain (Stocked with Rainbow Trout and Largemouth Bass from Fish Haven Farm) , Heated In Ground Pool, Gas Fire Pit, Whole Property Generator and Center Hall Colonial. Many more details below along with links from Circle B. CENTER HALL COLONIAL HOME - LOTS OF ROOM FOR ENTERTAINING or TRAINING! Over 3,200 sq ft of Open Floor Plan that starts with a Lovely Center Hall Entranceway: Hardwood Floors (both floors), 4 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 2 Partial Baths, Heated 2 Car Garage, Master Suite (with Tiled Bath, Soaking Tub, Shower, Granite Double-Sink Vanity), Large Kitchen (Tiled Floor, Granite Countertops/Island, Window Seats, Lots of Storage, Newer Appliances), Formal Dining Room, Family Room with Library/Den, Wet Bar with Wine Chiller and Wood Burning Fireplace (Tiled Floor), Formal Dining Room, Living Room with Gas Fireplace. 1st Floor Laundry, Heated Sunroom with Hot Tub, 1st Floor Laundry/Mud Room (additional Laundry in the basement), Wine Cellar, Freezer.Verizon FiOS is available along with other High Speed Internet/Cable, etc. Property also has Alarm System. Entire Back side of house has Lovely Views to In Ground Pool, Gas Fire Pit, Indoor Riding Arena, Paddocks so you may enjoy your Horses wherever you are! NEWER: Roof, Furnace (also has UV system on all 3 zones for anyone with allergies or desiring a healthy home), Central Air, Paved Driveway, Indoor Riding Arena with Metal Roof (2013), 5-Stall Barn with Metal Roof and 2 Cupolas (2009), Run-n Shed, Electric Service (updated and all buried), Refinished Hardwood Floors throughout, Granite, Wet Bar, Wine Cellar, Shop, Landscaping, Gas Fire Pit, Gas Fireplace Insert, Garage Heater, Generator that handles entire property (40kW)! INDOOR RIDING ARENA (Built 2013) 70' x 144' x 16' with 8 dressage letters mounted on walls 8' kickwall to protect horses turned out in arena Both ends have interior 6' double swing doors and single rail bar for air flow options when main doors are open Built in mounting block with storage The arena has footing of GGT mixed in the sand. FROM CIRCLE B BARN CO.: Wood-framed indoor riding arena with 12' x 24' two-sided overhang, two 12' x 14' split sliding doors with glass. 4' x 7' standard exterior passage door, 48 2' x 7' fixed windows with Azek (R) trim, 8' vertical shiplap pine kickwall with 12' x 4' 6' gates at doorways, 5' entry space between gable end-wall and kickwall. HardiePlank (R) clapboard siding and a custom vinyl cupola. NO PAINTING NEEDED! SEE http://circleb.com/building/a048/ ARENA #A048 - while on website, click on photos to enlarge to run as slideshow 5-STALL HORSE BARN (Built 2009) 36' x 36' x 12' 5 12' x 12' rubber matted stalls with blanket racks 2nd floor hay loft with drop into stall aisle and full storage area 2 frost free water hydrants in stall area Electrical outlets at every stall front and light in every stall Additional interior single rail bar in all three entrance doors for containment but air flow Tack room heated with thermostatic controlled propane fired heater, hot and cold running water and small fridge Wash area in aisle with floor drain and cold water connection NO PAINTING NEEDED! FROM CIRCLE B BARN CO.: Stall barn with 36' x 24' x 10' wing, full loft above both sections, HardiePlank(R) exterior siding, two cupolas, finished ceilings. SEE http://circleb.com/building/b100/ Barn #B100 - while on website, click on photos to enlarge to run as slideshow 3 STALL RUN-IN (Built 2009) PADDOCKS New drainage installed Summer 2014 All paddocks and some field fencing is 4 rail wood with electric wire on top rail, painted Summer 2014, 10' gates One frost free hydrant and electrical outlet to service 4 holding paddocks 3 holding paddocks approximately 50' x 40', 1 holding paddock 50' x 100', all have additional electric wire on second rail to prevent play across fence. 2 pastures approximately 2 acres with run in sheds some three wire high tinsel fence Electric outlet next to safe pond to use for summertime watering needs for pastures PLEASE CALL FOR SURVEY OR DESIGN PLANS CLICK ON PHOTO GALLERY TO LEFT FOR MANY MORE FULL-SCREEN HIGH RESOLUTION PHOTOS Tip - you can also push filmstrip off screen, just click the arrow RECENTLY FEATURED BY THE TIMES UNION AS HOUSE/PROPERTY OF THE WEEK! Lisa J Wloch is recognized by The National Association of REALTORS (R) as: e-Pro (R) Certified Accredited Buyer Representative - ABR Designation (R) Seller Representative Specialist - SRS (TM) Designation PROPERTY LISTED BY LISA WLOCH Cell 518-588-1239 LisaSoldIt@kw.com KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CAPITAL DISTRICT 180 Delaware Avenue Delaware Plaza Delmar, NY 12054 Tel 518-591-4600 http://kwcapitaldistrictny.yourkwoffice.com/

Lisa Wloch, Keller Williams Realty Capital District

47.20 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3216 SQ FT
 
$499,900
Country Paradise! 100+ acre Horse Farm w Lg. Indoor Riding Arena & Gorgeous Home

Unadilla, Otsego County, New York


Your COUNTRY PARADISE awaits! This one of a kind, historic property is captivating. As a WORKING HORSE FARM, with 100+ ACRES, it includes immense FENCED pastures, beautiful perennial gardens, hayfields, a year round stream & extensive riding and hiking trails. The renovated outbuildings include a 3-stall horse barn with hay loft, a hay barn and equipment storage barn, as well as a 70x134' INDOOR RIDING ARENA . This 1860 Greek Revival FARMHOUSE, with 4 bedrooms and 3 baths, has been impeccably renovated while maintaining historic character. Highlights include large rooms with ample closets, original pristine wood floors & magnificent natural light. This home features a solid stone foundation, a dry basement, and a newer roof. Hired Hand rooms are above the eat-in kitchen. Includes second 7.79 acre parcel #323.00-1-55.01 for a total of 102.67 acres. Three hours from NYC and 45 mins from COOPERSTOWN. MOVE RIGHT INTO HISTORY - CALL TODAY to schedule your private showing.

Lynn Butler, Keller Williams Upstate NY Properties

102.67 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2700 SQ FT
 
$3,200,000
Adirondack Zen 105 acre preserve adjacent to the High Peaks Wilderness Area

Lake Placid, Essex County, New York


This Estate Property is as close as you can get to what is left of our great wilderness but only 4 miles from downtown Lake Placid excitement. Bordered by state land on three sides, this is literally the last private property on the road before state land designated as Wilderness. Hike from here to the Northville-Lake Placid trail. Mountain bike to Pine Pond or head out to ski the slides on nearby Street and Nye Mountains. Adirondack Zen is a private 105 acre preserve bordered by the High Peaks Wilderness Area. It is part of a 400 + acre preserve with endless miles of trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding and skiing from your door. Predominate views are across open fields with Whiteface Mountain commanding your attention from a distance. It is very common to see deer, turkeys, geese and even an occasional coyote, bear or moose here. The main house is a masterpiece Andrew Chary design utilizing an open floor plan with the Great Room adjacent to the Professional Chef's Kitchen. This provides a practical yet stunning central gathering place. A massive cut stone fireplace takes up an entire wall. Huge timbers frame two story windows. Everywhere you look are unique touches created by true craftsmen from the finest materials available. In floor heat throughout the home provides consistent warmth underfoot in winter and the Central Air Transfer System keeps the air clean and cool in summer. The main level Master Bedroom features a walk in closet, ensuite bath with heated tile floors, double sinks, tile shower and a soaking tub overlooking a private patio. Upstairs are two guest bedrooms, one with a private screened porch, and a large Adirondack themed bunk room that easily sleeps eight people. The finished basement not only adds more living area but a massive amount of storage space for your toys. Everything about this home is state of the art and custom made by true artisans. The seller even added a geothermal heating system recently. That's Green Heat. Whether you are looking for a decadent private retreat, an investment property or a horse farm, this could be your dream come true. Adirondack Zen. The original owners wanted a home where they might be inspired by the natural beauty around them. This is that special place.

Robert Martin, Select Sotheby's International Realty

105.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
5400 SQ FT
 
$750,000
Raw land in the North Salem horse country

North Salem, Westchester County, New York


An extraordinary offering of 16.5 acres with 950 ft street frontage on Wallace Road in the heart of equestrian country. First time on the market. Family owned for 100 years. Views at the top of the property. Inspiring setting at the end of a peaceful lane. Build your dream. Just 75 minutes from midtown Manhattan.

Zaza Chilvers, Neumann Real Estate | Christie's International

16.54 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$5,250,000
Rare Opportunity on Long Island

Calverton, Suffolk County, New York


RARE OPPORTUNITY to own a 134+/- acre horse farm on the North Fork of Long Island. This scenic farm and pastures includes two barns with 40 stalls, two groom’s apartments, multiple storage facilities and a newly renovated farm house. Multi purpose Industrial A (Ind A) Zoning Use District which may allow for residential or commercial expansion. All this and just a short distance from the popular North Fork Wine Trail!

Karen Funfgeld, Weichert Properties

134.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
- SQ FT

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