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Victorian Beauty & Comfort Only 2 Blocks from the Track & Downtown!!

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Our home is a short walk to the track or downtown

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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Saratoga Springs house description

VICTORIAN BEAUTY & COMFORT ONLY 2 BLOCKS FROM THE TRACK & DOWNTOWN
Central air conditioning! Our home rents for $4,400 weekly during the track season.
We are open to rental periods less than a week in length though we have a minimum rental fee of $2,500 year round for any period that includes all or part of a weekend.

Our 125 year old home is located in a quiet, desirable, historic neighborhood just a 2 block stroll to the Saratoga Racecourse or the city's lively downtown full of unique shops, a wide variety of restaurants, live music, art and history.

Located in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains, Saratoga Springs is a year round destination. In addition to the 6 week Racecourse season where some of the finest thoroughbred racing has been taking place for 150 years. we also enjoy many museums, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Skidmore College, wonderful theater & music and an abundance of outdoor activities.

We have been renting and exchanging our home for over 25 years. Since we are vacation renters ourselves we know what makes vacationers happy. Our kitchen is well appointed, the beds are comfortable,the linens ample,nice furniture and attention to detail throughout our home. You'll enjoy our classic Saratoga porch for cocktails and the screened in porch for summer dining.

A short drive will have you in 'the Queen of Lakes', Lake George, or stay in town and make an evening of it by attending the Jazz Fest, NYC Ballet, Opera, Philadelphia Orchestra a rock concert or an evening at the oldest coffeehouse in the U.S., Caffe Lena.The community supports many artists who love to share their work with visitors in a wonderful variety of venues.

The drive from the south to Saratoga Springs through the historic Hudson River Valley is a treat not to be missed. A designated National Heritage area, the Hudson is one of America's 14 great rivers. The area enjoys world class arts and cultural attractions including lighthouses, mansions, museums, performing arts centers, waterfalls, president's and artists homes and numerous historic houses.

Hiking & watersports are within easy reach of our home as are day trips to Lake Placid or other Adirondack attractions though we think you won't want to leave. Should you wish to stay here as 'home base' we are only 3 hrs. from Montreal, New York City & Boston.

Upcoming Events/dates to remember:
Thoroughbred Racing at Saratoga Racecourse: Opening day July 18, 2014
Last day of the meet: September 1, 2014
Traver's Festival Week August 17-24, 2014
Traver's Day: August 23 ,2014
Saratoga Performing Arts Center:
New York City Ballet season runs July 9 through 13, 2014
Other ballet Co.'s July 14-25, 2014
53rd Annual Summer Opera Festival runs June 13 -June 29, 2014
Philadelphia Orchestra season runs Aug.6-23-, 2014
Bolshoi Ballet Aug.29-31
There are many Live Nation concerts also!
55nd Annual Capital Fund/St. Clements Horse Show: April 30- May 4 and May 7-11, 2014
New York State Championship Regatta May 10 & 11, 2014
Skidmore College Commencement May 17, 2014
Dressage: May 23-25, 2014
Saratoga Arts Fest:June 11-15 ,2014
Jazz Fest: June 28-29 , 2014
Skidmore Classic Horse Shows June 10-15 and June 18-22,2014
Saratoga Polo: July 11-Aug. 31 , 2014
Saratoga Shakespeare Co.: July 15-27, 2014
Chamber Music Festival: Aug. 11-26, 2014
Fasig-Tipton Yearling Sales: Aug. 4-5 and Aug. 9-10, 2014
Saratoga Wine & Food & Ferrari Festival:Sept.5-7,2014
38th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival Sept. 18-21, 2014
Head of the Fish Regatta: October 25&26, 2014
Too many events to list them all!!




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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking outdoors is allowable....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6

  • Bedroom 1

    Large Master suite...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • NEW!! top of the line Sealy pillowtop King size bed in master suite, Good quality queen beds in every other bedroom, Pack & play available upon request....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    original claw foot tub and shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    First floor half bath and laundry...moreless

  • Master Bathroom : toilet, shower

    New walk-in Carrera marble shower, granite topped vanity...moreless

Other Amenities

  • In home massage and personal chef upon request

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    stereo iPod hook-up...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    3 TV's with cable. HBO in the living room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • VCR

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    New central air conditioning in July 2012...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Free domestic long distance digital phone service is included...moreless

  • Garage:

    For bike storage only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    First floor laundry facilities...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    We have relationships with several fantastic caterers!...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen has cathedral ceiling and comfortable seating for 6. Adjoins large family room...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor dining is available on the screened porch. Backyard is lawn and a large vegetable garden....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season pt1
Jul 24 - Aug 20, 2015
3 night min stay

$4,400
Traver's
Aug 21 - Aug 30, 2015
3 night min stay

$5,000
High Season pt2
Aug 31 - Sep 7, 2015
3 night min stay

$4,400
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

$2,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rental rates for the remainder of the year begin at $2,400 weekly. Security deposit $1,000. Please contact us for specific information.


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Last updated: 02/28/2015
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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1985

About the owner: Linda and Russ have had a variety of careers and are currently focusing on some different projects. Russ has shelved his Landscape Architectural practice to pursue music and his unusual style of sculpture while gnawing his way through our local library. Lin is engaged in fundraising,slow food, local theater and politics and an eclectic mix of activity including finding new ways to meet interesting people like renting via vrbo!

Why the Owner Chose Saratoga Springs:
We have lived in our year round home in Saratoga Springs for 29 years. We were immediately attracted to the location and style of this house and it has served us well. We are fortunate to live in such a fun and desirable destination and continue to enjoy all Saratoga has to offer both residents and visitors alike.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Aside form the spacious and comfortable space our home has to offer the number one feature is probably its location. One can walk and ride bikes everywhere. We are literally a 5 minute walk to the most popular sites in town yet still enjoy a quiet friendly neighborhood with wonderful restaurants, shopping, cultural venues, Skidmore College and of course the tracks and horse show arenas. Walk down the street in the morning with your cup of coffee to watch the horses train, play all day and go see a concert or Ballet at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center at night. You won't be able to see and do it all which is one of the reasons visitors tend to return to Saratoga again and again. We're happy to point you in the right direction as there are activities to suit all tastes and we know where to find them. We are also experienced home exchangers should you wish to explore that avenue with us, it's a wonderful way to travel.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Our home is a short walk to the track or downtown

    Our home is a short walk to the track or downtown

  • Entrance

    Entrance

  • Front living room

    Front living room

  • The screened in porch is great for dining or relaxing

    The screened in porch is great for dining or relaxing

  • Master bedroom with Kind bed

    Master bedroom with Kind bed

  • One of the 4 bedrooms, this has a queen sized bed

    One of the 4 bedrooms, this has a queen sized bed

  • Our vegetable garden

    Our vegetable garden

  • Saratoga's famous Race Course. No need to drive anywhere once you arrive!

    Saratoga's famous Race Course. No need to drive anywhere once you arrive!

  • Partial view of family room

    Partial view of family room

  • Partial view of family room

    Partial view of family room

  • Master Bedroom with King bed

    Master Bedroom with King bed

  • We still enjoy real winters in Saratoga!

    We still enjoy real winters in Saratoga!

VRBO #133828

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few hours
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/28/2015
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