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Elyse Harney Real Estate

Elyse's Country Journal Blog

Cider or Juice?

In the 18th century, the average Massachusetts resident drank 35 gallons of apple cider each year.  Today, Massachusetts is one… Read More...

Rail Trails

Explore the greater Hudson Valley Region by walking, running or bicycling along along miles of flat terrain that wind through… Read More...

Local Golfing

The average golfer walks up to 6 miles while playing an 18-hole golf course. Golf, with ancient origins, has significantly… Read More...

Millerton-Northeast, New York | Dutchess County

With a pedestrian-friendly downtown and its rail-trail bike path that is elegantly woven through the scenic countryside, Millerton’s pulse resonates… Read More...

North Canaan, CT | Litchfield County

North Canaan offers a thriving downtown, beautiful mountains, rivers, and some of the area’s largest working farms.  Grab some friends… Read More...

Cornwall, CT | Litchfield County

Meandering along Route 7, the picturesque countryside of flyfisherman casting out into the Housatonic River is a scene that always… Read More...

Egremont, MA | Berkshire County

Egremont is quietly chic and perfectly situated at the base of the Southern Berkshires. Comprised of two distinct settlements, North… Read More...

Salisbury & Lakeville | Litchfield County, CT

The Railroad Ramble connects the villages of Lakeville and Salisbury, providing a nostalgic means of pedestrian access to the town’s… Read More...

Pine Plains, NY | Dutchess County

With a community invested in continuing to highlight Pine Plains’ natural features and charming town center, it is no wonder… Read More...

Amenia, New York

A sprawling 43+ square miles of authentic rural roots, an approximate community of 4,000 residents, and a resounding passion to… Read More...

The Rockets’ Red Glare

“America… a brilliant diversity spread like stars, like a thousand points of light in a broad and peaceful sky.” The… Read More...

Sharon, Connecticut | Litchfield County

The cherished Sharon Green, decorated with historic buildings, exemplifies the meaning of a quaint New England town – a… Read More...

Great Barrington, MA

A grounding blend of serenity and bustling expressiveness, Great Barrington is a mosaic of inspiration confidently seated in the heart… Read More...

Ancram-Ancramdale, New York

Lake Taghkanic State Park is the summer gathering place of Ancram, NY. Swimming, Camping, Fishing, boating, or even their Twilight… Read More...

Sheffield, MA | Berkshire County

Sheffield’s laid-back vivacity mirrors its rural charm. A surplus of outdoor recreation, antiquities, farmstands, and welcoming nature make Sheffield well-suited… Read More...

Memorial Day 2020

This weekend, pride will pulse throughout towns nationwide that are decorated with colors of red (hardiness), white (purity), and blue… Read More...

A Mother’s Love

The Litchfield Hills are a gathering place – a place of homemade memories. As we celebrate Mom this weekend, let’s… Read More...

Foraging the Litchfield Hills

Foraging: searching for wild food resources. New Englanders are known for their resourcefulness.  Rummaging through the Litchfield Hills foraging for… Read More...

Take-out, Curbside Pick-Up, & Porch Delivery

“Take-out,” “Curbside Pick-Up,” “Porch Drop” – a lingo of perseverance and innovation. As we’ve adjusted into new rhythms of daily… Read More...

Buyers’ Market

A buyers’ market is traditionally one where supply exceeds demand, however, we are not in ordinary times. Despite a surge… Read More...