Lake Joseph, a private lakefront residential community is nestled around Lake Joseph, a 250 acre non-motorboat private lake. The lakefront community is located on the town line of both Forestburgh and Thompson and is only minutes away from Route 17 and approximately two hours from the city, a rustic getaway with a suburban feel. What sets this community apart from other lakefront communities is that it has larger parcels of land compared to other older lakefront communities, yet without the large price tag of Chapin Estates.
All exteriors in the community are wood and set on large parcels of land required by covenants set to protect the natural shoreline. We are currently have these two beautiful lakefront homes under contract in the Lake Joseph Community and are looking for more inventory! If you are interested in selling your home, set up an appointment with us today!
For those looking to buy in this community, here a few details that may be of interest to you:
The lake will take you away from the the business of life with it’s remote looking views, without the overly developed shore line. Lake Joseph is known for bass fishing where you have access to put in a small boat (electric motors only), canoe, sailboat, or kayak. The sandy beach area also provides room for swimming. For other amenities there is a swimming pool, tennis courts, and sports court.
In the surrounding areas, you have access to several different activities as well! It is close to the Bethel Performing Arts Center, Forestburgh Playhouse, Monticello Motor Club, Monticello Raceway and Casino, and Resorts World Catskills| Hotel & Casino, as well as plenty of hiking areas on Forestburgh State Land and around the Swinging Bridge Reservoir. The Forestburgh General Store is also go to for last minute items, a quick bite, and other local gifts along Route 42.