“I love everything about it,” Mr. Barrett said of his three-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath house with an oversize garage, where he stores his car collection. He also has a two-bedroom guest cottage. “Drew’s curating of materials is lovely, and he really knows the local vernacular, but can translate it into a more modern aesthetic language.”
Other new developments in the Hudson Valley include Silo Ridge, a luxury project under construction on the other side of the river, in Dutchess County, and the Chapin Estate, a 6,000-acre development in Sullivan County, to the southwest.
Silo Ridge is perhaps the priciest of them all, and has drawn several high-profile buyers. It has an 18-hole golf course designed by Tom Fazio and homes priced at $1,000 a square foot — or more than $2 million for a two-bedroom condo and $3.75 million for a house.
“It is the tranquillity up there that I love,” said Richard Bressler, the president of iHeartMedia, which owns iHeartRadio. Mr. Bressler is building a home on half an acre there, overlooking the golf course’s 16th hole. “Clearly, the proximity to New York and the fact it is only a 90-minute train ride doesn’t hurt, either.”
Mark Teixeira, the former Yankees baseball player, bought a condominium overlooking the 18th hole. He was attracted by the golf, and the hunting and fishing. “It is a completely new discovery,” Mr. Teixeira said. “I had never been to this area, other than driving through, but I love the peace and beauty.”
Silo Ridge is under construction: The Discovery Land Company, which has developed high-end projects like the Yellowstone Club in Montana and Baker’s Bay in the Bahamas, opened the golf course last year; a private restaurant for members opened several…