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Unforgettable Farm-Stay Experience!

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The farmhouse, updated pictures to come!


Last updated: 11/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Ballston farmhouse description

When visiting the William H. Buckley Farm, you will be staying in a newly renovated 19th century farmhouse. The property was originally an old dairy farm and has been recently converted by its new owners into Buckley Farm where they raise all-natural grass-fed beef, pork, chicken and eggs. Although centrally located - close to downtown Ballston Spa and Saratoga Springs -the Buckley Farmhouse is a unique one-of-a-kind lodging experience where visitors will be staying on a working farm and experiencing farm life at its fullest.

If you are visiting the area for a short time or for an extended stay and want to enjoy the peace and refreshment of country life, the Buckley Farmhouse provides a welcome respite, with lovely antique-appointed rooms to explore and relax in, views of the lake and our beautiful Belted Galloway cattle. Of course, if you would like a little more hands-on experience, you are welcome to tour the grounds and meet the animals.

The Buckley Farmhouse has been beautifully remodeled and offers 4 large uniquely styled bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths. Upstairs, the master suite has a king size bed and a private bath, along with views of the Belties from the bay window. The second suite has a queen size bed and private bath. The other bedrooms each have a queen size bed and share a full bathroom located in the main hallway. All of the bedrooms have cable television and the house has WIFI access.

Downstairs there is a spacious living room with two fireplaces, a lovely parlor, a large dining room with seating for 10-12 and a remodeled eat--in kitchen. The gem of the house is the large back porch that looks out over our beautiful farm vistas and Ballston Lake. This house is an unforgettable memory waiting to happen!


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Included
      • Staff


      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        Age 21...moreless

      • Children Welcome:

        We welcome children of all ages. There is room in all bedrooms for playpens as well for smaller cots....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered:

        Please contact the owner....moreless

      Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

      • Bedroom 1: 1 king


      • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


      • Bedroom 3: 1 queen


      • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single


      • There are 4 bedrooms on the second level. The master suite has a king bed. The junior suite has a queen and a twin. The remaining 2 bedrooms each have a queen size bed. Each of the suites has a private bathroom and the other two bedrooms share a common bathroom on upstairs level....moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


      • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower


      • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub, shower


      • Bathroom 4: toilet


      • There are 3 Full baths with showers (2 have tubs great for small children). There is also a 1/2 bath/powder room on the first floor....moreless

      Other Amenities

          • The Buckley Farmhouse is available for whole-house rental or by the room. Please inquire with the owner....moreless


          • Books:

            Enjoy the reading space in the family living room....moreless

          • DVD Player:

            DVD player in the common room only....moreless

          • Games
          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable is avaliable in all rooms....moreless

          • Television:

            TV in common area downstairs and TV in all rooms....moreless


          • Away From It All
          • Family
          • Romantic
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions


          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Coin Laundry
          • Festivals
          • Library
          • Live Theater
          • Museums
          • Playground
          • Pond
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Water Parks

          Local Services & Businesses

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

          Leisure Activities

          • Antiquing
          • Bird Watching
          • Gambling Casinos
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Photography
          • Scenic Drives
          • Sight Seeing
          • Sledding
          • Walking

          Location Type

          • Downtown:

            We are only a quick 15 minute drive down the road to the vibrant downtown of Saratoga Springs. ...moreless

          • Lake View:

            From the Beautiful back porch you get an amazing view of Ballston Lake. This spot is perfect to enjoy a cup of coffe and take in the breath taking views of the scenery with animals surrounding you!...moreless

          • Ski-In:

            We offer great cross- country sking trails just a step out the back door. You will be able to get close to the lake and all the animals as you enjoy the unforgettable trails....moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Basketball Court
          • Cycling
          • Equestrian Events
          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Ice Skating
          • Mountain Biking
          • Roller Blading
          • Skiing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis


          • Child's Highchair
          • Dining
          • Dining Room
          • Seating for 10 people


          • Air Conditioning:

            Window units in each bedroom in the summer time only....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            The house has 3 marble decorative fireplaces....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            New furnace...moreless

          • Internet:

            There is free Wifi avialable on the property....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            All linens are provided for each room, with extra linens upon request....moreless

          • Living Room:

            There are two living areas one parlor with a television and a large living room....moreless

          • Parking:

            Designated spot for all guest, off street parking!...moreless

          • Telephone:

            Cell service is great and a land line is offered in common areas....moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Washing Machine


          • Coffee Maker
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Kitchen
          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:


          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster


          • Deck / Patio:

            The back deck is amazing with the views of the lake and all the animals!...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            We are located on a little under 300 acres of beautiful farmland....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            Cook out on the back porch and enjoy with various picnic tables on property....moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Included


              Write a review 5
              from 11 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              May 1 - Sep 30, 2015
              2 night min stay
              My Standard Rate
              1 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • cleaning fee $100
              • Pet Fee $50
              • Taxes Not included


              Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed. There are winter and summer rates with this property.

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              Last updated: 11/21/2014
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              24 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Albany International Airport
              8 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Downtown Saratoga and Ballston Spa
              10 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Saratoga Spa Golf
              8 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Saratoga Springs Amtrak
              8 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway I-87
              8 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Downtown Saratoga and Ballston Spa
              30 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              West Mountain, Willard Mountain, Gore Mountain

              Car: Recommended

              The Buckley Farmhouse is close to Saratoga Springs and Ballston Spa which offer many tourist opportunities, including the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), the Saratoga Racetrack, the Saratoga National Park and Mineral Baths, as well as a many options for antiquing, fine dining and outdoor activities. In addition, when staying at the Buckley Farmhouse you will have the unique opportunity to enjoy life on a working farm and even participate in some farm activities, such as collecting eggs, if you are interested. This is truly a great getaway for people looking for an alternative lodging experience, families with children and those looking to learn more about the rewards and challenges of farm life.

              Just 15 minutes down the road, Saratoga Springs has a vibrant downtown business district with many shops, restaurants, bars, parks, movie theaters, and museums. In the summer season, SPAC offers world-class entertainment in the form of rock and jazz concerts, the NYC Ballet, and the Philadelphia Orchestra. In August, the Saratoga Racetrack, which just celebrated its 150th year of racing, is an experience for both young and old.

              If you have come to enjoy the Buckley Farmhouse in the winter months, there is still plenty to do both on the farm and off. During the winter you can enjoy the many places to ski in the area such as West Mountain, Williard Mountain and Gore Mountain. If you are looking to stay warm, the antique shops in Ballston Spa and one-of-a-kind boutiques in Saratoga are open year round.

              The possibilities are endless at the Buckley Farmhouse so book now or contact us for more information!


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About the owner: The Buckley Farmhouse is owned by Mark and Elizabeth Sacco and their 3 children. Owning and running a farm was a dream come true for the Sacco family and you will likely see them working and playing on the property during your stay. Whether it's collecting eggs, working on the tractor or tending the on-site farm store, there is no shortage of farm activities; but the Sacco's will be happy to show you around and answer any of your questions about life on the farm.

              Why the Owner Chose Ballston:
              The Buckley Farmhouse offers a farm-stay experience that no other house or inn can offer to you!

              The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
              There are many things that make the Buckley Farmhouse a unique rental opportunity.---And, although our house is beautiful, the animals are what make us the happiest. Here on the property we have 4 dogs (Red, Maria, Hawk, Sparrow) who live with and protect our nearly 1600 chickens. We have friendly free-roaming sheep and roughly 300 head of cattle. And, if you walk a bit down towards the lake, you will also meet our Gloucestershire Old Spots (pigs). From your windows or in person, our animals and our farm will enchant you and make you yearn for the 'simpler life' all the time.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english

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              • The farmhouse, updated pictures to come!

                The farmhouse, updated pictures to come!

              • Eat-in Kitchen; seating up to 8 at table

                Eat-in Kitchen; seating up to 8 at table

              • Dining Room; seating up to 10

                Dining Room; seating up to 10

              • Looking right at you!

                Looking right at you!

              • Kitchen with mud room attatched!

                Kitchen with mud room attatched!

              $450 - $600 per night (USD)

              4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 11/21/14
              Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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              Member since: 2013
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 11/21/2014
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