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Tuxedo Park

Tuxedo Park

Reminds Paula Tocci of Lake Garda in northern Italy. For Sharon McHugh, gazing out at the Ramapo Mountains surrounding Tuxedo Lake evokes memories of the Lake District in her native England. Like so many other Tuxedo Park residents, both women were smitten the instant they drove through the stately stone gate and along the winding lake drive of this historic village in Orange County, N.Y., about 40 miles from…

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Game For Anything

Game For Anything

When Jeffrey Bilhuber was given the task of updating a Queen Anne manse in Tuxedo Park, New York, he faced more than one challenge. The first was the fact that the house had been in the client’s family for three generations—she summered there as a child, and when she married, it had been a wedding gift from her mother. “We needed to bring the house forward without turning our backs on a history that had provided so much pleasure,” Bilhuber says. “You have to acknowledge the contributions, but you have an obligation to set yourself free from your childhood and make your own…

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NYC Hudson River: HomeBuyer’s Guide

NYC Hudson River: HomeBuyer’s Guide

Jordana Grunfeld and her husband used to summer in the Hamptons, spending hours in weekend traffic to reach their Sag Harbor rental from their home in New York City. This Memorial Day weekend, they will drive 45 minutes in a different direction, to the leafy hamlet of Upper Grandview in the lower Hudson Valley, where they bought a five-bedroom contemporary house with a pool and 180-degree river views last year for $3.1…

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