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Living in Tannersville NY

Life is beautiful in Tannersville, New York! The colorful Village in the mountains is not just a great place to kick your feet up on vacation; it’s an amazing place to live year-round, spend time with your family and enjoy every day.

Tannersville’s lifestyle offers all the beauty, privacy and small town appeal of life in the mountains, with a one hour drive to Albany or a two hour drive to Manhattan. So whether you’re going to work or out on the town, Tannersville is in the heart of the Catskills, but just a short trip from the city. The mountain top is also a great place for cottage industries and internet businesses, where people utilize technology to work from the comforts of their homes nestled in the cozy Catskills.

The Hunter Tannersville Central School District offers a public school setting with a 10 to 1 student to teacher ratio. The beautiful brick high school, housing grades 6th through 12th, is located atop a hill in the center of the Village with a brand new soccer field & baseball field. Directly across from the high school is the brand new Mountain Top Library & Learning Center. The newly renovated building will be hosting select Columbia Greene Community College courses for high school students, college students and continuing education students alike!

The village of Tannersville also has a number of great free amenities at Rip Van Winkle Lake; including the kid’s playground, our awesome skate park, a handball court, volleyball court and basketball court. The town pavilion at the lake houses our village summer camp and is also available for events. We have events and activities throughout the summer like the Rubber Duck Race, Crazy Boat Race & Festival and the Cruisin' on the Mountaintop Car Show! Our village is also home to the beautifully maintained bike path that runs along side Rip Van Winkle Lake and stretches all the way across town.

As you would imagine, this colorful Village has a great love for the arts! In addition to being an important piece of American art history, our mountain top region has shown a continuing interest in developing the arts in Tannersville. The 350 seat Orpheum Performing Arts Center, located right in the center of the Village, is a world class art center showcasing all types of theater performances, musical events and more! The newly opened “Say What?” art gallery is located right next to the Orpheum and shows works by local and regional artists of all mediums and disciplines. 

The larger Mountain top community offers a number of awesome outdoor activities like skiing, hiking, biking, swimming and more. The area also offers a full lineup of events like Mountain Jam at Hunter Mountain, The Tour of the Catskills Bike Race, Tap NY, festivals, Warrior Dash at Windham Mountain, the I Heart Downhill Long board Race, as well as a number of smaller local events and activities.

Tannersville is a great place to start or relocate your small business. Our small town main street is home to many shops and is perfect for any type of store or business with free commercial and residential septic in the village.

So if you are looking for a great small town to raise a family in, come visit Tannersville NY
and see if you love it as much as we all do!

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