The Listings: A Stone’s Throw

Sick of the city? These 5 houses offer tolerable commutes.

By Shari Gab

Sick of NYC? These 5 Epic Homes Offer Tolerable Commutes.
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02 August 2018

This is The Listings, a monthly rundown (with pictures!) of some of the most over-the-top properties currently on sale in or around this fair(ish) city.

This month, we’ve rounded up five drop-dead handsome homes just a hop, skip and a jaunt away from the city lights. Because, let’s face it, we’re not getting any younger and we’ve just about had it with these meddling kids and the loud noises they make.

225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY
225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY
225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY
225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY (4 images)

225 Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY

Price: $8,490,000
Distance from city: 3 hours
Basics: 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths, 5,700 square feet on 1 acre
Notable features: There’s a damn pool with ocean views on the roof.

Riverhouse 11, Weehawken, NJ
Riverhouse 11, Weehawken, NJ
Riverhouse 11, Weehawken, NJ

Riverhouse 11, Weehawken, NJ (3 images)

Riverhouse 11, Weehawken, NJ

Price: $5,595/month
Distance from city: 30 minutes
Basics: 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,383 square feet
Notable features: Outdoor lounges with BBQs and fire pits galore, a resort-esque pool and sun deck, fitness training on demand, a theater, a music room and a golf simulator for practicing your swing in the middle of winter.

Corte, Long Island City, NY
Corte, Long Island City, NY
Corte, Long Island City, NY
Corte, Long Island City, NY

Corte, Long Island City, NY (4 images)

Corte, Long Island City, NY

Price: $1,490,000
Distance from city: 30 minutes
Basics: 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,215 square feet
Notable features: A private roof terrace with cabanas, a pet wash room and — what every New Yorker dreams of — lots of parking.

Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY
Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY
Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY
Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY

Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY (4 images)

Conrad Road, Shelter Island, NY

Price: $1,395,000
Distance from city: 2 hours, 50 minutes
Basics: 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1,894 square feet
Notable features: Newly renovated and super charming, this home is dutifully hedged in for privacy. The quiet, ranch-style abode has a bluestone patio off the master bedroom for taking your morning coffee in peace, and a heated gunite pool with an outdoor shower rinse if you prefer a more physical wakeup call.

281 OId Route, Hudson, NY
281 OId Route, Hudson, NY
281 OId Route, Hudson, NY
281 OId Route, Hudson, NY

281 OId Route, Hudson, NY (4 images)

281 OId Route, Hudson, NY

Price: $5,450,000
Distance from city: 2 hours, 15 minutes
Basics: 8 bedrooms, 9.5 baths, 8,800 square feet on 115 acres
Notable features: Visually stunning, this home is the masterpiece of architect Thomas Phifer. The award-winning structure features modernist glass pretty much everywhere, so stone throwers beware. On-site, you’ll also enjoy a cinema room, steam shower and indoor pool. Plus, you have bragging rights that you live on a former Rockefeller estate.
Unfortunate feature: Friends asking to stay the weekend until the end of time.

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