Within the town of Windham, New York lies a gem of a town known as Maplecrest. Centrally located within adventure-packed Greene County, this friendly neighborhood is the perfect home base for families, couples and singles. Whether in the market to purchase a year-round home or condominium, vacant land, or just looking for a seasonal rental, Maplecrest real estate will fit your needs perfectly.
The small population gives full-time and seasonal residents a true sense of community. Approximately 15 square miles of primarily residential real estate, this safe suburb is the perfect place to raise a family, retire to, or make wonderful vacation memories. While sleepy in nature due to its size, this location is central to all that happens here year round.
A haven for the artistic world, Greene County’s cultural experiences begin right here in Maplecrest. The Sugar Maples Center for Creative Arts is situated on 130 acres of scenic land. Numerous classes are scheduled during the summer months in the areas of ceramics, mosaics and painting. The Art Explorers camp for children immerses attendees in different forms of art, sports and nature. There are also special classes for seniors looking for a new hobby. Well-trained artisans from different areas serve as faculty members for the center.
Also on-site is a Natural Agriculture farm which teaches students from around the world Japanese organic farming techniques. The Podell Library and Art Collection rounds out existing campus areas. The center has ambitious plans for future expansion.
A 15-minute drive from the town is the fabulous Hunter Mountain. Two to four-day festivals are ongoing here from spring to fall. Events include, but are not limited to, craft beer and wine expos, Irish or German cultural experiences, and country music concerts.
If your passion is the outdoors, this is the place to be. With the northern Catskill Mountains as a backdrop, stunning hiking and biking trails are abundant. Cascading waterfalls and flowing streams wind throughout the county. Terrific fishing spots can be found in the numerous lakes in the area. Hunters flock to Greene County during deer and bear seasons. Several golf courses are also located within a short driving distance.
Winter sports enthusiasts will never be disappointed here. Greene County, New York is a skier’s paradise! A Catskill Winter Sampler combination lift ticket is now available to skiers and snowboarders. This allows ticket holders to utilize the aforementioned Hunter Mountain and Windham ski centers, as well as the Belleayre and Plattekill centers in neighboring Ulster County. Cross-country skiers will find well groomed trails. Snowmobiling opportunities are abundant as well.
Living here puts you, your family and friends right in the center of the action while maintaining its serenity. Life gets no better than this!