Cornwall, New York is a special place, and is home to Stone Hollow at Cornwall
A new single-family development being built by GDC, an award winning builder known for its architectural and planning excellence. In the mid-19th century, Cornwall was known as a health retreat, and it was common for New York City residents to escape to Cornwall for its fresh air, scenic, open spaces, and evergreen forests. These attributes were believed to bestow therapeutic benefits upon its dwellers. Hence, GDC has chosen Cornwall for its latest single-family community, Stone Hollow at Cornwall.
Cornwall has a special location. The Hudson River borders the eastern side of town, and the Schunemunk Mountain, which lies to the southwest, offers spectacular views. The charming Main Street in Cornwall includes a co-op, restaurants, coffeehouses, gift shops, yoga studios and boutiques.
Also bordering the town are West Point, the United States Military Academy, and “must see” Storm King Art Center. Over 500 acres of groomed land, an art museum and outdoor sculpture park renowned for its 20th Century American and European collection.
If you love nature, Cornwall is a special place, beautiful beyond description. Cornwall’s favorable location on the Hudson and the area’s picturesque hills and valleys offer a variety of recreational options. Storm King Mountain is the place for invigorating hikes and magnificent views, especially north up the Hudson River as far as the Catskills. The nine-plus miles of trails range from moderate to strenuous. Highland Mills, Cornwall and West Point bound Black Rock Forest Consortium. It is a preserve and education center. It abounds with trails, lakes, streams, waterfalls and wildlife. Residents of Orange County enjoy hiking, mountain biking, boating, fishing, skiing, and snowboarding. Nearby are a variety of golf and tennis facilities as well as Bear Mountain Park.
Revolutionary war buff’s can visit Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Park, two miles northwest of Cornwall. Here 7,000 of Washington’s troops established winter quarters. The Georgian house of John and Catherine Ellison built in 1774, was headquarters to some of the Continental Army’s highest-ranking generals, including Generals Henry Knox, Nathanial Greene, and Horatio Gates. Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site has been named as a significant stop on the Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area Revolutionary War trail.
Cornwall is located less than an hour from the George Washington Bridge and major routes like the New York State Thruway and the Palisades Parkways run nearby (Route 9W borders Stone Hollow). Commuter rail service is available via the Salisbury Mills-Cornwall Train Station, on the Metro-North Railroad Port Jervis Line, which is just a short drive from Stone Hollow. A recent renovation of the station, expanded the parking lot, lengthened the platform canopy and added new lighting.
Many families with school-age children move to Cornwall for the excellent reputation of the school system and the strong sense of community. Cornwall offers a choice of both public and nearby private schools. The Willow Avenue Elementary School is just a short walk form Stone Hollow.
Willow Avenue Elementary School (Public K-4)
Cornwall Elementary School (Public K-4)
Cornwall Middle School (Public 5-8)
New York Military Academy (Private 1-12)
Cornwall Central High School (Public 9 -12)
The Storm King School (Private 8 -12)
Stone Hollow is one of our premier home communities that unite traditional character with innovative design.
These sophisticated homes blend seamlessly into their surroundings on a peaceful cul-de-sac and serve as a compelling example of how this thoughtful approach to homebuilding can benefit you and your family.
GDC-designed homes along with the historical significance and beauty of the area will continue the tradition of making Cornwall a destination for buyers seeking the ideal community.