Holiday House Lights In Beacon For 2018!

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Thank you to everyone who submitted pictures of their decorated homes! It has become a tradition each year for us at A Little Beacon Blog to go “Holiday House Light Hunting,” where we literally drive up and down Beacon (quite literally, when we drive up Mount Beacon into those neighborhoods) to find exciting holiday house light decorations.

While there are several pictures in this roundup, it is just a sampling of the many house lights decorating Beacon right now. Where possible, we indicate where a house is. Otherwise, we encourage you to drive or walk around on your own self-guided tour!

Here is a home going with a fun minimalist pop-art look. If this looks familiar to anyone, this house was featured on  HGTV’s House Hunters  with Richard Blakely and Lindsay Kaplan. Watch the episode - it is hilarious, and you’ll even see Richie from Max’s on Main in it! Photo Credit: Richard Blakeley (Richie’s son-in-law)

Here is a home going with a fun minimalist pop-art look. If this looks familiar to anyone, this house was featured on HGTV’s House Hunters with Richard Blakely and Lindsay Kaplan. Watch the episode - it is hilarious, and you’ll even see Richie from Max’s on Main in it!
Photo Credit: Richard Blakeley (Richie’s son-in-law)

Celebrating their first holiday season in Beacon, Allison and Chris built their house from scratch. You’ve probably seen it on 9D on the way to the train station just after the Southern Dutchess Country Club. Next year they promise MORE lights to outline the entire house.

Celebrating their first holiday season in Beacon, Allison and Chris built their house from scratch. You’ve probably seen it on 9D on the way to the train station just after the Southern Dutchess Country Club. Next year they promise MORE lights to outline the entire house.

Lauren and Brent just moved to Beacon at the end of this past summer, and were excited to decorate their new home for the holidays!

Lauren and Brent just moved to Beacon at the end of this past summer, and were excited to decorate their new home for the holidays!

New life in the former Halvey Funeral Home as the new residential homeowners are settling in. (The funeral home business has relocated to Bank Street, near Dia off Wolcott.)

New life in the former Halvey Funeral Home as the new residential homeowners are settling in. (The funeral home business has relocated to Bank Street, near Dia off Wolcott.)

A nice “I’ll be home for Christmas” vibe is coming from this home.

A nice “I’ll be home for Christmas” vibe is coming from this home.

Oooh! Glittery and sparkly!

Oooh! Glittery and sparkly!

Brightly lit trees on front porches emerged as a theme early on. In order to capture these white lights on the tree, we had to sacrifice the rest of the house in the dark. #iphonechallenged

Brightly lit trees on front porches emerged as a theme early on. In order to capture these white lights on the tree, we had to sacrifice the rest of the house in the dark. #iphonechallenged

Props to anyone who got lights onto their roof!

Props to anyone who got lights onto their roof!

Traditional and festive!

Traditional and festive!

The sparkly laser lights look like snow for a minute.

The sparkly laser lights look like snow for a minute.

While not over the top, this very classic look had us wanting to live there.

While not over the top, this very classic look had us wanting to live there.

Awwww! We love the big polar bear!

Awwww! We love the big polar bear!

This corner of Tompkins Terrace has some serious cheer!

This corner of Tompkins Terrace has some serious cheer!

This house is a professional Griswold. Wait for the other side...

This house is a professional Griswold. Wait for the other side...

It’s a good thing we had our Christmas music playing, because it felt like music was coming out of the lights! And BTW, this design is so elaborate and well-done, we had driven around the block to go somewhere else, but actually got lost and thought we had driven up to a new house when we approached this one from a different angle! People come from all over to take pictures of this house.

It’s a good thing we had our Christmas music playing, because it felt like music was coming out of the lights! And BTW, this design is so elaborate and well-done, we had driven around the block to go somewhere else, but actually got lost and thought we had driven up to a new house when we approached this one from a different angle! People come from all over to take pictures of this house.

Being a neighbor of the above house might serve as a Holiday House Light Challenge, so we tried to show some love for the neighbors. Fist bump to this little Vader across the street.

Being a neighbor of the above house might serve as a Holiday House Light Challenge, so we tried to show some love for the neighbors. Fist bump to this little Vader across the street.

It’s the “Fa La La La La La La Death Star” house on Overlook Ave.

It’s the “Fa La La La La La La Death Star” house on Overlook Ave.

As we stopped to take this photo of this charming display, one of the wreaths got sucked back into the window! We wondered if we were in Whoville while the Grinch was stealing Christmas? No, the decorators were just putting on finishing touches as we drove by.

As we stopped to take this photo of this charming display, one of the wreaths got sucked back into the window! We wondered if we were in Whoville while the Grinch was stealing Christmas? No, the decorators were just putting on finishing touches as we drove by.

Quite elaborate around the yard!

Quite elaborate around the yard!

We liked the illuminated nativity scene with the snowman.

We liked the illuminated nativity scene with the snowman.

Always a good one. This house is near Dogwood and gives us a beach-house vibe each year when they light up with Christmas.

Always a good one. This house is near Dogwood and gives us a beach-house vibe each year when they light up with Christmas.

Certainly a warm glow! There was a cute snowman table spread scene out on the front porch at this house near the mountain.

Certainly a warm glow! There was a cute snowman table spread scene out on the front porch at this house near the mountain.

More lit up trees on the front porch of this house near the mountain. We are definitely putting a Christmas tree out on the front porch next year!

More lit up trees on the front porch of this house near the mountain. We are definitely putting a Christmas tree out on the front porch next year!

Tricky picture, but this house, on Mountain Lane, which travels up Mount Beacon, overlooks the city below and over to Newburgh. It’s really neat over here, as several roads twist and turn up the mountain.

Tricky picture, but this house, on Mountain Lane, which travels up Mount Beacon, overlooks the city below and over to Newburgh. It’s really neat over here, as several roads twist and turn up the mountain.

Charming. Can we move in? This one is also slightly up Mount Beacon.

Charming. Can we move in? This one is also slightly up Mount Beacon.

If your house was gift-wrapped as a package, this is what it might look like.

If your house was gift-wrapped as a package, this is what it might look like.

Santa in a web!

Santa in a web!

Candy canes in the front yard on DeWindt.

Candy canes in the front yard on DeWindt.

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