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'a River Runs Through it'–10-Acre Estate, European Luxury 2 Miles from Downtown

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Last updated: 04/26/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Our home overlooks Putnam Brook, which cuts a deep gorge in a wooded plateau through our property before continuing to Saratoga State Park. The property is a 10-acre oasis of wilderness turned into a private park, including a secluded picnic area on the river bank with a fire pit and a cantilevered deck overlooking the valley. You will share the property with birds, deer, wild turkeys, and turtles, which are often seen along the picturesque nature trail.

The house, owned by a European interior designer and her writer husband, combines beauty with comfort. It's filled with original artwork and a mixture of antique and modern furniture, and offers views of nature from its huge windows. It's warmed by a fireplace and cooled by central air system.

Enjoy your morning coffee in the fresh air on the wraparound deck and patio. Fantastic views of the lawn and woods can also be enjoyed from the two balconies attached to the bedrooms on the second floor.

The house has spacious living room, dining room, and gourmet kitchen fit for entertainment. If you'd rather not entertain, you can relax in the library. It's separated from the hallway by a glass pocket door and filled with books and has a glass outer façade looking out at the brook, providing the perfect spot for meditation.

The home's focal point is the living room. It is a place of comfort and casual elegance, with hardwood flooring, Persian rugs, European antique furniture and comfortable sofas, accented with original paintings of race horses and ballerinas. The cathedral ceiling adds to the grandeur.

The dining room is separated from the living room by two columns and opens to the southern deck through a sliding glass door. The large table is perfect for an elegant dinner party.

Independent Apartment: There is a wholly independent modern apartment at the underground level (with 1 bedroom, kitchen and a full bath).

This is the perfect house in perfect surroundings! To celebrate your find, toast chilled Champagne in the outside hot tub!


Property Type

  • House
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king


  • Bedroom 2: 1 king


  • Bedroom 3: 1 king


  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen


  • Four on the second floor – Master suite with a king size bed, walking closet and private balcony. Another large bedroom with a king size bed and a private balcony, and the remaining two with queen size beds. The fifth bedroom is in the private apartment....moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub, bidet


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, jetted tub


  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 4: toilet, tub, shower


  • Two bathrooms with Jacuzzis, all tiled from floor to ceiling, on the second floor. The master one being all marble. One on the first floor with shower and one full bath in the underground level....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (4) TV in Library and and 3 bedrooms...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family


  • Arboretum
  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Nude Beach
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • River
  • Town
  • Water View:

    View of the stream and Putnam Creek...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parasailing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:


  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Deck Furniture
  • Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Terrace
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool


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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Sep 1 - Nov 13, 2015
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $150
  • Cleaning $200
  • Taxes Not included


To reserve our home, half of the full amount is due one week after receiving the rental documents. The rest is due one month before arrival. We accept check or money order.

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Car: Necessary

Other Activities: Boating, Shopping, Wildlife viewing, Snowboarding, Basketball court, Kayaking, Rock climbing, Health/beauty spa, Mini golf


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Speaks: english, french, polish



  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View from outside of house

    View from outside of house

  • Hallway & Stairs

    Hallway & Stairs

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • Lounge & Couches 2

    Lounge & Couches 2

  • House and Bridge

    House and Bridge

  • West Bedroom

    West Bedroom

  • Bedroom


  • Kitchen Nook

    Kitchen Nook

  • One of 4 bathrooms

    One of 4 bathrooms

  • Stairs to the Lower level

    Stairs to the Lower level

  • Lounge & Couches

    Lounge & Couches

  • Fireplace


  • Kitchen worktop

    Kitchen worktop

  • Sun lounger & Decking

    Sun lounger & Decking

  • Kitchen


  • Brook


  • West Bedroom

    West Bedroom

  • Bedroom


  • Bedroom - lower level

    Bedroom - lower level

  • Stairs and view to the Bedroom

    Stairs and view to the Bedroom

  • Lower level

    Lower level

  • Kitchen


  • Library


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