A rural community located equidistant to the state capitol of Albany and New York City, Amenia conveniently borders the state of Connecticut and is only thirty miles from the county seat of Poughkeepsie. Natural beauty and a capacity for country living is coupled with easy access to major urban culture, regional employment centers, and shopping centers. In addition to its own renowned public school system, Amenia is only a half-hour drive from a number of distinguished private schools, summer stock theater, and many other attractions. Amenia offers a country lifestyle that includes quick and easy access to urban sophistication.
Recreational amenities and facilities in this area include lush local and regional parks that encourage hiking, biking, and camping as well as winter sports. Other attractions include sports fields and courts, equestrian activities, a golf course, nature centers, tennis courts, and country clubs.