For many a harried city dweller, it’s a longtime dream: finding a quaint, historic Hudson Valley house and lovingly rehabbing it into the perfect weekend oasis.
But in practice, that dream can quickly turn into a nightmare as the list of surprise must-do fixes grows — sending costs soaring, and turning that supposedly peaceful upstate getaway into a permanent construction zone.
Enter a new breed of Hudson Valley second-home purchasers: the turnkeyers. Innovative builders have discovered that buyers are increasingly hungry for properties that aren’t just brand-new but also totally customizable — and are responding with a slew of fresh options.
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