Imagine walking off your back deck onto the Shawangunk Ridge. If you asked someone what the most sought-after address was in New Paltz / Gardiner New York they would most likely say Sparkingly Ridge road. The best part is you'd have to google map it (which we did for you see below) to find out where it is located that's how secluded it this house is without being in the middle of nowhere.

Living in this home you'd be living in New Paltz / Gardiner and have direct access to the ridge. Plus you'd be set back off the beaten path. It's the perfect combination. Add in a home that has the much-desired 1970s open floor plan and you have found your Hudson Valley forever house.

House Near New Paltz and the Shawangunk Ridge for Sale

In short living, at 156 Sparkling Ridge Road in Gardiner New York means you are living at the edge of natural paradise in the Hudson Valley. This 4 bedroom 3 bath 2,600 plus square foot home built-in 1976 on 1.72 acres is literally sitting against the Shawangunk Ridge. The Google map photo says it all.


If all the natural beauty doesn't close the deal then the bonus room over the garage will be the thing that pushes you over the edge. Imagine having a large room separate from the rest of the house to use for whatever you want. A large wide-open room surrounded by windows with deck access. If it had its own bathroom I'd make it the master suite.

Take a tour of this New Paltz House with the Shawangunk Ridge for a backyard

Gardiner House with Shawangunk Ridge for the Back Yard

Sparkling Ridge Road goes straight up to the base of the Shawangunk Ridge in Gardiner Just outside of New Paltz and conveniently located off State Route 299. You won't be far from everything on this unique piece of Hudson Valley real estate but you are definitely tucked away for privacy. This home offers direct access to one of the Hudson Valley's most treasured nature preserves the Shawangunk Ridge.