Data provided by the Hudson Gateway Multiple Listing Service indicated that as of Sept. 1, there were 60 single-family homes on the market. They ranged from a two-bedroom, 1,266-square-foot, two-story cottage built in 1940 on 0.11 acres, listed for $263,900, to a 291-acre historic estate with a five-bedroom, 4,704-square-foot house built in 1860, for $4.25 million. There were two multifamily homes for sale: a 2,318-square-foot, three-unit house on 0.6 acres, listed for $350,000, and a 4,034-square-foot, three-unit house on 6.88 acres, listed for $1.35 million. There were no available condominiums.
The median sale price for a single-family home during the 12-month period ending Sept. 1 was $354,000, up from $306,500 during the previous year. For multifamily homes, the median was $360,000, up from $266,750. For condominiums, the median was $240,000, up from $235,000.
Ms. Shaw called Pawling “the quintessential small town, with lots of community activities” — among them, a townwide garage sale, an arts-and-crafts festival and a holiday Decemberfest, all sponsored by the Pawling Chamber of Commerce.
In Quaker Hill, the (temporarily closed) Akin Free Library, a Second Empire-style building, houses the Gunnison Museum of Natural History and the Historical Society Museum. At Lakeside Park, the town holds the Music by the Lake series every summer (it was canceled this year).