Winter seems to finally be behind us and there's nothing more enticing then the idea of sunshine, pools and happy hour! Long, delicious sunny days filled with floats, hammocks, cool libations and summer reading. So without further ado - here are five fabulous homes with pools ready to welcome their new owner - YOU!

Just click on the title to see the full listing - go ahead... DIVE IN! 

59 Raybrook Drive / Woodstock NY

The beautifully hand crafted cedar gates at the entrance to this exquisite home set the stage for the custom fit and finishes that you will find throughout. The fabulous gourmet kitchen is complemented by the dining area and great room with high ceilings, creating an open floor plan flooded with natural light. Warmed at night by a modern double sided fireplace set in an impressive wall of stone, the floor plan is ideal for luxurious yet comfortable living and gracious entertaining. The grand cooks kitchen, featured in House Beautiful magazine, features black granite and stainless steel counters, Brazilian slate floors and backsplash, 8 burner garland range, pot filler, prep sink, and vaulted ceilings with venting skylights. The spacious master suite with fireplace and sliding doors opens onto an expansive cedar deck. Two additional guest bedrooms in the main house are supplemented by the Chalet, a guest suite ideal for guests or short term rentals. The jewel in the crown is the sumptuous saline pool, tastefully surrounded by cedar decking, Asian inspired screening for privacy and a Mediterranean style pergola for the ultimate in outdoor entertaining.

123 Upper Pond Road,Woodstock NY

Find your Zen at this gated Woodstock retreat with panoramic mountain views, heated in-ground saltwater pool, enchanting bluestone paths and lush gardens. From the Japanese soaking tub, stainless steel appliances and cable railings to the exposed hand-hewn barn beams, wood stove and wide-plank floors, this is the perfect balance of modern and rustic. The 2400 sq ft, 4BR, 2.5 bath home was completely renovated, including new windows, utility systems, AC splits, radiant heating and an automatic whole-house generator. The 20’ high vaulted post-and-beam great room has two walls of floor-to-ceiling windows to let in the sun and provide endless vistas of mountain and sky. Modern amenities include a state of the art cooks kitchen for entertaining, brand new appliances, and a private master suite that opens to the spacious upper deck overlooking the pool and view, perfect for dinner parties or lounging, or take it down to the lower level stone-floored screen room leading to the pool. The pool is fully fenced, and surrounded by gorgeous flowers and vegetables.

48 Cedar Hill Road / High Falls NY

HUGE PRICE REDUCTION JUST IN TIME TO BE SETTLE IN FOR SUMMER! This post and beam home is a breathtaking country retreat located right next to an organic black angus cattle farm. The main level has an enormous chef's kitchen with a 6 burner Viking stove, two ovens, three dishwashers, a bakers island and a huge granite island with seating--and there is a walk-in pantry with a second refrigerator and freezer. There is a separate dining room, living room with a wood burning fire place, family/TV room, and enormous playroom/rec room all on the main level. Upstairs is the master suite with a balcony overlooking the back yard, pool and vegetable garden, a walk-in closet, and master bathroom with double shower and spa bathtub. There are three additional bedrooms, one additional bathroom, and a laundry room upstairs as well. The basement is windowed and finished. High ceilings, and a fresh and open feeling through out the home.

 289 Spillway / Hurley NY

Summer living is fabulous with a million shades of green to experience. Fall foliage is stunning. Winter is fresh & fun when covered with snow. Known as Sunny Lane, the sun shines beautifully over the garden & property as you walk & hike in the woods. You will love this 1890's Farm House with over 7 gorgeous acres on idyllic country road. 2500 square feet, 3 level house with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths & 180' wrap around porch plus in-ground pool, separate 3 car garage & several patios for outdoor living & dining. Multiple patio areas & levels to the garden architecture. 5 Patios & Manicured Garden Beds/Paths (bluestone & gravel), 7.68 acres, approximately 2 acres landscaped, in ground pool approx. 20 x 40 Additional Info: New oil furnace last winter, steam heat, new electrical panel box installed last spring.

8 Point Mountain Road / Shokan NY

Work & Play! This charmingly restored & immaculately maintained, 4 bed, 2 bath, 1900 square foot, 1888 Dutch Farmhouse, is tucked away on quiet country road. Privately sited on over five acres this property to all water frolicking activities with a stream AND a heated in ground pool, both of which are surrounded by lush gardens with bluestone paths. The farmhouse has its original pine wide-board floors, exposed beams, gourmet kitchen, wood burning stove, sun room with large Jacuzzi tub and your very own rocking chair porch.  There is also a separate 700 square foot studio, with heat and electric, suitable for yoga, reading room, artist's or musician's studio. It is a true sanctuary with multiple environments. 

Give one of the agents at Halter Associates Realty a call for a tour of what's on the market today. The Hudson Valley is a great place to live. Go ahead dip a toe in the water. Or better yet-dive right in! 

Lisa Halter
Principal Broker/Owner
Halter Associates Realty