You’ll love what New York State has to offer for those who enjoy antiquing. Venture through the Hudson Valley’s 70 antique shops or find your treasures in the Finger Lakes. There are plenty of antiquing hotspots around the state and I have listed a few below.
70 antique shops fill five historic walking blocks on and around Warren Street, Hudson Valley. An amazing array and range of merchandise spanning all continents and centuries can be found in Hudson’s Antique Shops. From Country to European, you never know what little or big treasures you’ll find.
• CM Cherry
CM Cherry features a specially curated selection of rare and unique objects of glass, crystal, lighting and furniture collected by store owner Claude M. Cherry. From hand-blown glass candles to antique English and American estate furnishings, CM Cherry is quite the collection you don’t want to miss. For more information visit http://www.cmcherry.com/ or call 518-697-9508
• Carousel Antique Center
Carousel Antique Center is owned and operated by Karen Squire and Dan Barton and is a large multi-dealer shop offering a wide range of merchandise reflecting different personalities and price ranges. Come by for your own treasure hunt. For more information call 518-828-9127
For more information on Hudson Antiques stores please visit http://www.hudsonantiques.net/shop/retail.html.
The Belvedere Mansion
This mansion offers posh accommodations with million-dollar views of the Hudson River and Catskill Mountains. The 17-room Greek revival mansion is lavishly restored and whimsically decorated by the owners, who were antiques dealers before owning an inn. Many of the main rooms have complete suites of matching French Empire furniture. The property includes six other units, each decorated in unique motifs, including Asian. An outdoor pool, tennis courts, health club and gourmet dining add to an idyllic scene. For more information please visit www.belvederemansion.com or call 845-889-8000.
Mark Lawson Antiques
Mark Lawson Antiques is the Capital Region's premier resource for selling your estate jewelry, coins, paintings, fine antique decorative arts, and rare collectibles. As the proud supporter of PBS affiliates WMHT TV-17, televising Antiques Roadshow, they have helped thousands of satisfied clients in New York’s Capital Region since 1990. For more information visit http://www.marklawsonantiques.com/ or call 1-877-902-8787.
Batcheller Mansion Inn
This American architectural masterpiece is an elegant mixture of small hotel and living history museum with the intimate feel of a bed and breakfast. Entering through the doors of this high Victorian Fantasy, you are greeted with old world elegance. Intricately carved European woodwork, hand carved marble fireplaces, family items on loan from museums, original 1800's Batcheller family furnishings, and spellbinding grandeur make this one of a kind Saratoga Inn and living history museum a stately retreat. For more information visit http://www.batchellermansioninn.com/ or call 518-584-7012.
Located in the Finger Lakes area, Coming’s Gaffer District is rich in antique shops and glass studios. In their historic downtown district, walk on the river, shop their shops, and experience some of the most amazing dining of the Finger Lakes. Each day you’ll find exciting events and fun experiences for the whole family. The Gaffer District offers an array of antiques shops including:
• Stained Glass Works & Antiques
Stop in this interesting store to shop for some antiques, sign up for a class, or check out some students art work. The shop is opened Wednesday through Sunday. For more information please visit http://www.sgwcorning.com/ or call 607-936-3772.
For more information on Coming’s Gaffer District stores visit http://www.gafferdistrict.com/ or call 607-937-6292.
The Lake Placid Lodge
. The Lake Placid Lodge, built by hand in the Arts and Crafts tradition, furnishes the entire property with Adirondack rustic furniture and Adirondack antiques There are thirteen sumptuous rooms and seventeen luxurious cabins at the water’s edge. The woods and water enfold the Lodge; the sun warms its wide stone porches. Above all, there is comfort and welcome, wherever you go. The lodge furnishes the entire property with Adirondack rustic furniture and Adirondack antiques, and many are offered for sale. For more information please visit http://www.lakeplacidlodge.com/ or call 518-523-2700
The Lodge at the Emerson is concealed among tall pines and shading maples. Its log-built exterior blends naturally with its historic Hudson Valley surrounding and the legendary Catskill Mountains. The 27 rooms of The Lodge range from standard to multi-room suites and can sleep from 2-6 people. The Lodge is ideal for families, groups and outdoor enthusiasts. And its pet friendly.
The Inn at the Emerson provides romance, tranquility and comfort in 25 adults-only suites. Oversized windows gaze upon the natural beauty of Mt. Tremper and the Esopus Creek, providing peace and privacy to connect with a loved one, nature, or your spirit. Other amenities include fully enclosed access to the Spa, Fitness Center, The Phoenix restaurant, the Country Store and the Conference Rooms.
For more information visit www.emersonresort.com or call 877-688-2828.
Mohonk Mountain House
This national historic landmark dating to 1869 is a 264 room Victorian Castle nestled beside a mountaintop lake. It is still owned and operated by the family that opened it more than 100 years ago. The hotel is furnished with many pieces that date back to its opening. For more information please visit www.mohonk.com or call 800-772-6646.
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