These 4 Upstate New York Homes With Lake Views Can Be Yours for Under $200K

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    Upstate New York is packed with affordable, adorable listings that boast mountain, woodland and water-side vistas. It’s no surprise that the tantalizing taste of spring in the air has second-home-seekers craving Mother Nature and all of her jaw-dropping views.

    Check out these lakeside getaways, all at about two-and-a-half hours or less from Brooklyn, and all priced under $200,000.

    This two-bedroom, one-bath ranch with rights to the private Lake DeVenoge is a simple and charming getaway just two-and-a-half hours from Brooklyn. With a deck, wood-paneled interior and more than a half-acre of land, this no-frills and all-fun escape would be a perfect place to grill, chill and relax the day away.

    Upstate New York Lake Houses for Sale

    30 Fairway Drive
    Price: $125,000
    Area: Highland Lake, N.Y.
    Distance from Brooklyn: Two hours, 15 minutes
    Broker: Gibson E. McKean Inc.
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    With three bedrooms, one full bath and cathedral-style ceilings, this contemporary ranch is a great option for a family or folks who love to entertain (the driveway holds 10 cars). During the summer, a paid lifeguard watches over lake swimmers and central air cools the home. The community also boasts a children’s park, perfect for dry-land play.

    Upstate New York Lake Houses for Sale

    1 Wah Ta Wah Drive
    Price: $199,000
    Area: Greenwood Lake, N.Y.
    Distance from Brooklyn: One-and-a-half hours
    Broker: Joyce Realty Corp.
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    Upgraded in 2014, this ranch offers year-round lake views, a wood-burning fireplace, a spacious deck, and a master bedroom with walk-in closets. The lake itself is flanked with three beaches for sunbathing and swimming. The price was reduced at the end of February, which implies a motivated seller and an opportunity to score a deal.

    Upstate New York Lake Houses for Sale

    30 Tanglewylde Road
    Price: $158,000
    Area: Lake Peekskill, N.Y.
    Distance from Brooklyn: One hour, 15 minutes
    Broker: Yorktown Brokerage
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    This little cottage close to Sam’s Point and hiking trails is an affordable escape with two bedrooms, one bath and a covered front porch. The half-circle drive can accommodate guests who come to soak in your serene water views. In December 2015, the price dropped from $95,000.

    Upstate New York Lake Houses for Sale

    171 Lake Shore Drive
    Price: $69,000
    Area: Pine Bush, N.Y.
    Distance from Brooklyn: Two hours
    Broker: iRealty LLC
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