triplex_leftTOWN OF WALKILL, N.Y. –- 2008 shaped up to be a banner year at Woodside Knolls as the collection of 216 fee-simple townhomes in the Orange County Town of Walkill set the standard for new home sales in the Hudson Valley region.

Offering attractively-priced, value-packed residences that have strong appeal to first-time homebuyers, the intimate community recorded nearly 90 sales in 2008 outperforming almost all competing new home developments in the area, reports Baker Residential, developer of Woodside Knolls.

Homes at Woodside Knolls are priced from the mid-$250,000s.

“There are several reasons why Woodside Knolls has achieved incredible success since its official opening in January,” says Sales Representative Ashley Young. “First and foremost, many are finding the opportunity to purchase a well-appointed home priced considerably less than comparable communities in New Jersey and Rockland and Westchester Counties to good to pass up.

“Buyers have also been spurred by economic conditions that have created a buyer’s market and resulted in historically low interest rates. To tie it all together, we’ve held monthly first-time homebuyer seminars with prominent mortgage professionals to dispel the myths regarding financing availability, educate our prospects on the friendly loan programs and show how attainable homeownership is.”

Woodside Knolls First-Time Homebuyer Seminars are held in the community’s sales center and provide information about the array of financing opportunities now available to open the door to homeownership at the community. The loan programs highlight builder special financing incentives, as well as Federal Housing Authority (FHA) that requires only 3% to 5% down, the $7,500 first-time homebuyer tax credit, special interest buy-down programs available at Woodside Knolls and much more. For additional information, please call 845-343-3001.

Woodside Knolls has been quick to draw the attention of savvy single-professionals and young families from New York City and beyond who recognize now is the time to buy.

“Woodside Knolls has had great appeal to those buyers who want to enjoy the many advantages of homeownership in a country-like setting that’s still a reasonable commute to their jobs and family and friends in New York City,” says Ms. Young.

The result has been a record breaking sales pace. Woodside Knolls continues to achieve notable sales milestones with more than 50% of its second housing phase sold just weeks after being released to the public.

Luxury townhomes at Woodside Knolls feature 2,600 square feet and boast three-bedrooms, 2 ½ -baths, a finished basement and two-car garage. The community’s distinctive peaceful environment is enhanced by considerable open space and heavily matured landscaping.

In addition to young couples and growing families, the community has also had strong appeal to empty nesters looking to downsize from larger single-family homes.

“Empty-nesters are finding Woodside Knolls a perfect alternative to retirement communities located further south,” adds Ms. Young.
Woodside Knolls is just minutes from Interstate 84, the New York State Thruway and the Metro North Railroad which provide a short commute to destinations in northern New Jersey and Manhattan. The many recreational and entertainment delights of the historic Hudson Valley are also close at hand.

Hudson Valley is home to a variety of recreational, cultural and entertainment opportunities, including performing arts venues, historical attractions, fine shopping and a host of state parks and outdoor activities. There’s also no shortage of recreational diversions available in Wallkill itself. The township boasts twelve parks and recreational areas, including the public Wallkill Golf Club.

“Residents will also have several activities right outside their doorstep thanks to the comprehensive package of on-site recreational amenities,” says Ms. Young. “Once complete, Woodside Knolls will feature a pool, recreation center, tennis court and a half basketball court.”

For additional information on Woodside Knolls, please call 845-343-3001 or visit


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