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The Town of Rochester lies adjacent to Rondout Creek in Ulster County in the foothills of the Catskill Mountains. To the west the Town affords easy access to over 700,000 acres of Catskill Park. To the east lie the Shawangunk Mountains and more than 17,000 acres of protected lands in the Mohonk Preserve and Minnewaska State Park.  Formed from a number of hamlets, the Town has a large number of old stone houses, some dating back to the 17th century.  

Accord (the site of the Rochester Town Hall and other town offices) and Kerhonkson are the Town’s two largest hamlets.  In the original Rochester Patent (named in honor of the Earl of Rochester) which was dated 1703, Queen Anne of England granted to Town Trustees the right to convey to settlers ownership of lands in the Town of Rochester, an area which included the present towns of Rochester, Wawarsing and Gardiner, and portions of Sullivan and Delaware counties.  In 1703, the year of its incorporation, the Rochester’s population was recorded as 334.  

The basic activity of nearly every family the Town of Rochester during the 18th and 19th centuries was farming.  However, many farmers had additional occupations, including production of wintergreen oil, quarrying of millstone and bluestone, milling of corn, wheat and lumbers (and, later, paper), blacksmithing, coopering, shoemaking, wagon-making and store-keeping.   The entire Town of Rochester enjoyed a period of prosperity from 1902 into the 1940s when the Ontario & Western Railway provided transportation-to-market for products of the local farms, mills and quarries.  The trains also brought summer visitors from urban centers such as New York City.  The summer resort industry has played an important role in the economic life of the Town.  Accommodations were first provided in private homes, and later in over 50 bungalow colonies, camps, boarding houses and hotels.  

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MARBLETOWN
ID: 20204571
Residential
MARBLETOWN NY - ID: 20204571
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Price: $3,400,000
Sq. Feet: 4,916
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 5
Acreage: 32.96
Year Built: 1760

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RARE OFFERING WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS. c. 1760 stone home in historic hamlet of Kripplebush with unparalleled ...
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MARBLETOWN
ID: 20204577
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MARBLETOWN NY - ID: 20204577
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Price: $3,400,000
Sq. Feet: 4,916
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 5
Acreage: 32.96
Year Built: 1760

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RARE OFFERING WITH MOUNTAIN VIEWS. c. 1760 stone home in historic hamlet of Kripplebush with unparalleled ...
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SHAWANGUNK
ID: 20203087
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SHAWANGUNK NY - ID: 20203087
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Price: $1,995,000
Sq. Feet: 5,004
Bedrooms: 8
Full Baths: 8
Acreage: 24.70
Year Built: 1835

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TWO MAGNIFICENT HOMES ON ONE BEAUTIFUL ESTATE PROPERTY!!! GREAT FAMILY COMPOUND!!! One 1835 Greek ...
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WAWARSING
ID: 20202425
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WAWARSING NY - ID: 20202425
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Price: $1,950,000
Sq. Feet: 5,152
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 3.5
Acreage: 48.50
Year Built: 1730

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If only those old walls could talk. It's hard to fathom the things they've seen and heard over the last ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20201814
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20201814
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Price: $1,700,000
Sq. Feet: 4,414
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 3
Acreage: 160.00
Year Built: 2008

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Once in a lifetime you find a property that takes your breath away. Quintessential country. A long private ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20204366
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ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20204366
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Price: $1,500,000
Sq. Feet: 2,700
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 3.5
Acreage: 14.30
Year Built: 1976

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This sophisticated Arts and Crafts home sits on 14 rolling acres on one of Accord's most charming roads. ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20200048
Land
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20200048
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Price: $1,299,000
Sq. Feet: 0
Bedrooms: 2
Acreage: 43.40

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43 acres of pristine forests, stunning glades and fields, jaw-dropping mountain views, and wondrous ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20203920
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20203920
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Price: $1,257,000
Sq. Feet: 3,800
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 5.5
Acreage: 7.36
Year Built: 2014

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Spectacular open spaces inside and out. All with beautiful light overlooking 180 degree views over the ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20204242
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20204242
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Price: $1,200,000
Sq. Feet: 1,900
Bedrooms: 3
Full Baths: 1
Acreage: 16.60
Year Built: 1998

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Comprised of 2 separate elevated parcels totaling 16.6 acres. The house parcel SBL 68.3-2-29.200 is ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20200046
Land
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20200046
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Price: $1,179,000
Sq. Feet: 0
Bedrooms: 2
Acreage: 39.40

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Almost 40 acres where you can experience the primal magic of pristine forests, drink in the fresh air, ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20204661
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ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20204661
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Price: $995,000
Sq. Feet: 3,650
Bedrooms: 5
Full Baths: 3.5
Acreage: 4.40
Year Built: 1972

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A renovation to match the view: This solid and roomy executive ranch house, lovingly maintained by ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20190637
Commercial
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20190637
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Price: $965,000
Sq. Feet: 15,460
Bedrooms: 6
Full Baths: 1
Acreage: 72.87
Year Built: 1940

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Use your imagination to Re-Invent this once Vibrant & Thriving Seasonal Lodging property. With 1100+ ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20202466
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20202466
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Price: $875,000
Sq. Feet: 3,869
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 3.5
Acreage: 71.81
Year Built: 2005

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#Kerhampton Getaway tucked away on 71 acres, bordering 30, 000 acres of State Land with many walking ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20203585
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ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20203585
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Price: $799,000
Sq. Feet: 3,480
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 4
Acreage: 14.33
Year Built: 1998

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With sweeping views of Saunderskill farmland, Mohonk Mountain House and the Shawangunk Ridge this private ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20192114
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20192114
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Price: $795,000
Sq. Feet: 4,320
Bedrooms: 10
Full Baths: 10
Acreage: 76.60
Year Built: 1930

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Here it is, your chance to own a piece of history, part of the Borscht Belt, just like Mrs Maisel ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20204540
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ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20204540
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Price: $775,000
Sq. Feet: 2,080
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 2
Acreage: 4.20
Year Built: 1790

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A rare and unique opportunity to own a piece of history in the Hudson Valley—this recently remodeled ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20203841
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20203841
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Price: $749,900
Sq. Feet: 3,520
Bedrooms: 3
Full Baths: 2
Acreage: 2.50
Year Built: 1990

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Nested in the Catskills down a country road on 2.5 acres sits this unique style contemporary which offers ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20201120
Residential
ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20201120
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Price: $749,000
Sq. Feet: 2,525
Bedrooms: 3
Full Baths: 2.5
Acreage: 10.30
Year Built: 2020

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Note: NEW CONSTRUCTION!! This is a MODEL HOME NOT ACTUAL HOME FOR SALE ACTUAL HOME WILL FOLLOW SAME ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20204718
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ROCHESTER NY - ID: 20204718
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Price: $699,000
Sq. Feet: 1,880
Bedrooms: 4
Full Baths: 2
Acreage: 3.00
Year Built: 2001

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Walk out your door and have access to multiple Minnewaska State Park access points with the peace of ...
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ROCHESTER
ID: 20202015
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Enchanting 10 Acre Hideway
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Price: $689,000
Sq. Feet: 1,770
Bedrooms: 2
Full Baths: 2
Acreage: 10.00

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Away from the sounds of the City this property will delight you with the quiet and peaceful sounds of ...
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