The phrase "Gone Fishin'" has come to symbolize the good life. For many folks, there's nothing more relaxing than dropping your line into the water and waiting for something to bite. You could enjoy that very lifestyle all day every day...without even leaving your own property.

For the fisherman who has everything--except his very own pond--there are a few Central New York properties up for grabs offering private, stocked ponds, all within about 30 miles of downtown Utica.

 

Credit: Joseph Chilelli/Coldwell Banker Faith Properties

The asking price for this house in Newport (above) is $172,000, and it includes a detached man-cave with electrical-cable and a wood stove.

 

Credit: Diane Dale/Cardinal Points Properties

The asking price on this home in Taberg (above) is $139,900, and it was once a restaurant and bar known as The White Leghorn. Its well-stocked pond is fed by Fish Creek.

 

Credit: Dale Parr/Coldwell Banker Sexton

This house in West Winfield (above) lists for $152,000. Take a closer look at this property, which has not one, but two stocked ponds. One for you and one for your friends.

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