Cold Spring

Where every day is an exquisite escape from the ordinary

Welcome to Cold Spring

Welcome to Cold Spring, a quaint and charming village in New York’s Putnam County. Renowned as a weekend getaway destination for discerning New Yorkers and visitors from nearby areas, Cold Spring offers an unparalleled combination of historic captivation, natural beauty, and luxurious living.

Cold Spring is steeped in history, with a remarkable collection of 19th-century buildings transporting residents back in time. Designated as a Historic District, the neighborhood takes pride in preserving its architectural heritage, allowing residents to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of the past. Stroll along the impeccably maintained streets lined with Victorian homes, charming storefronts, and classic brownstones, and feel the echoes of Cold Spring’s storied history.

What truly captivates people about living in Cold Spring is the idyllic combination of natural beauty and small-town charm. The neighborhood’s location on the banks of the majestic Hudson River offers breathtaking views that inspire and rejuvenate the soul, while the lush landscapes, serene parks, and pristine hiking trails surrounding the area turn nature’s splendor into an integral part of everyday life.

Cold Spring’s accessibility further enhances its allure. Located just a short distance from New York City, it provides a seamless escape from the bustling metropolis while remaining within reach of its cultural offerings. Commuters will appreciate the convenient transportation options, including a Metro-North railroad station, allowing for effortless travel to and from the city.

When it comes to finding the perfect home in Cold Spring, one can expect nothing short of exceptional living spaces that exude opulence and refinement. From historic estates meticulously restored to their former glory to contemporary luxury residences boasting state-of-the-art amenities, the neighborhood offers a wide range of options to suit the most sapient tastes. 

What to Love

  • Quaint riverside village with old-world charm
  • Picturesque views of rolling hills and the Hudson River
  • Artistic community with galleries and antique shops
  • Abundant outdoor activities and scenic hiking trails
  • Historic Main Street with boutique shops and cozy cafes
  • Serene escapes with a vibrant cultural scene

Local Lifestyle

Cold Spring, with its rich history, breathtaking natural surroundings, and luxurious living options, invites locals to experience a lifestyle that embodies the epitome of refinement. In addition to its natural and architectural allure, Cold Spring boasts a vibrant cultural scene filled with art galleries showcasing local talent, boutique shops offering unique treasures, and an array of upscale dining establishments delivering culinary delights prepared with the finest ingredients. 

Overall, Cold Spring’s commitment to providing a luxurious lifestyle is evident in every facet of the neighborhood, ensuring that every desire and indulgence is met with sophistication and elegance.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Old Souls is a hip coffee shop that caters to all tastes, including vegan options, where the cozy atmosphere invites patrons to savor a perfect cup of java. Hudson Hil’s Café serves a delightful brunch and lunch in an inviting spot, where delectable dishes and friendly service make every visit memorable. Locals dine in a charming historic train station-turned-restaurant at Cold Spring Depot where regional flavors and a warm ambiance create a unique dining experience.

Cold Spring Antiques Center  possesses a treasure trove of eclectic antiques, unique items, and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Cold Spring General Store  is a boutique gift shop offering a carefully curated selection of distinctive items that make for perfect presents. Lose yourself in the captivating world of literature at Split Rock Books an independent bookstore boasting a diverse collection of titles.

Things to Do

Experience the vibrant local food scene at Cold Spring Farmers’ Market held on Saturdays and featuring abundant fresh produce and artisanal products. Art on the Street is an outdoor art exhibition and sale where attendees can admire and support the work of talented artists against the backdrop of the village’s picturesque streets.

Cold Spring Film Society delivers independent cinema with outdoor screenings in Dockside Park providing a delightful evening of entertainment. Enjoy the serenity of Foundry Dock Park, a waterside park where picnic areas and captivating river views provide the perfect setting for a leisurely afternoon.

Embark on a nature adventure at Little Stony Point Park which boasts hiking trails and a picturesque beach along the Hudson River, inviting visitors to relax in the beauty of the surroundings. Step back in time at Boscobel House and Gardens a historical site where exquisite gardens and meticulously restored houses offer a glimpse into the region’s rich heritage.


Cold Spring is served by the Haldane Central School District. Some noteworthy schools in the area include:

Overview for Cold Spring, NY

1,915 people live in Cold Spring, where the median age is 41.8 and the average individual income is $65,704. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Cold Spring, NY

Cold Spring has 889 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Cold Spring do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 1,915 people call Cold Spring home. The population density is 3,225.41 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Cold Spring, NY

There's plenty to do around Cold Spring, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Yannitelli D Liquors, Citrine Cafe, and Flowercup Wine.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$$ 0.17 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.22 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 0.2 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.6 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.17 miles 9 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Active 0.76 miles 12 reviews 4.8/5 stars

Schools in Cold Spring, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Cold Spring. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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9th - 12th
Haldane Middle School
6th - 8th
Haldane Elementary School
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