If a summer destination or convenient weekend getaway is what you desire most as you cruise the Catskills, then the Emerald Green lake community may be a good place for you. Only 90 minutes from Midtown, Manhattan, Emerald Green is a peaceful rural development surrounding three picturesque lakes in Sullivan County. This is a great community for all ages as there is something for everyone. Community grounds include two in ground pools, Sports courts (indoor and out), a gym, a clubhouse and a well maintained beach on Lake Louise Marie. Thanks to strict enforcement to preserve the community’s beauty, Emerald Green carries its name well and remains home to many who seek a peaceful seasonal or year round retreat.
With 1,400 acres of woodland, Emerald Green began in the early 1970’s but really took off around 1982 It now holds close to 650 homes with over 300 wooded and lakefront lots still available for building. Within the community are three large non – motorboat lakes totaling 330 acres. These lakes are ideal for fishing, swimming, and boating. Another interesting feature to this community was that at one point a golf course wove throughout the development but has recently been closed down – leaving lush clumps of grass and small hills which add a unique touch to the scenery.
The three lakes in Emerald Green are Lake Louise Marie (the biggest), Treasure lake (smaller but gorgeous), and Davis Lake (the Smallest). With Lake Louise Marie Being the emerald of the green, many of the larger homes have been built on its waters. The sizes range from 1,400 Square feet to 4,000 and Lake front homes are offered between $250,000 to $899,000. The 30 Acres of community grounds boarder these shores as well. Because of the diversity of homeowners on this lake, houses have been built in all shapes and sizes including A frames, round homes, stick builds and many more.
Many professionals have found this community desirable because of its convenient location. This development is about three minutes off of Route 17- a four lane highway running directly up into Sullivan County from Route 84 making a convenient drive from Manhattan. In addition, Emerald Green is a five minute drive from the Crystal Run Medical Center making a physician’s schedule a little more convenient. On the edges of Emerald Green are a few little shops as well as a grocery store and two gas stations. This community serves well as the perfect home away from home or a place to raise a family.
View the link below for homes located in the Emerald Green lake community.
Emerald Green NY Homes