Thinking of moving to the Hudson Valley full time? Or thinking about buying a weekend home in the country? Living upstate could be the best way to stay balanced when living in the fast pace of city life. Full time, part time or just visiting - check out the town of Phoenicia, New York. 

Quaint, quirky and sweet - Phoenicia is a happening little town in the heart of the Catskill Mountains. Located on route 28 in the northeast part of the Town of Shandaken, Phoenicia is the largest community there. The past few years have brought in a hip, young, artsy crowd that have helped make this town flourish with cozy boutique hotels and B&B’s, pack the town's diners in the morning and fine dining restaurants at night. You'll find two new art galleries, fun flea markets and cool festivals likeThe Festival of the Voice in August and the Shandaken Artist Studio Tour in June. For outdoor types there is hunting, fishing, kayaking and tubing. And as you would expect from life in the mountains, there are excellent hiking trails and nearby ski resorts. Phoenicia is also situated conveniently between Hunter, Belleayre and Windham mountains, so bring your skis or board.

Everyone is THRILLED that Sweet Sue's is reopening in 2016. Yes, Sweet Sue's has the best pancakes ever! So worth a trip to Phoenica! 

With the new influx of mostly young New Yorkers, real estate sales have flourished. With a convenient drive from NYC and the option to take Trailways for an easy bus ride, Phoenicia is a great destination for a weekend getaway. If you’re looking for an affordable second home, gorgeous mountain views or stream front properties, log cabin living or want to try your hand at renovating a charming farmhouse - then Phoenicia is the town for you.


Phoenicia Diner: 5681 NY-28, Phoenicia, NY 12464
Tavern 214: 5681 NY-28, Phoenicia, NY 12464
Peekamoose: 8373 NY-28, Big Indian, NY 12410

Places to Stay while Looking for Your Home

The Graham & Co: 80 Route 214 Phoenicia, New York

The Glass Mountain Inn: 108-110 New York Route 214 Phoenicia, NY

Lisa Halter
Principal Broker/Owner
Halter Associates Realty