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Unforgettable Farm-Stay Experience!

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The farmhouse, updated pictures to come!


Last updated: 07/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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!

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 twin/ single, 1 queen


      • 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


          • Satellite / Cable:

            Cable is avaliable in all rooms....moreless

          • DVD Player:

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

          • Books:

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

          • Television:

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

          • Games


          • 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

          Leisure Activities

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

          local services and businesses

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

          Location Type

          • 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

          • Downtown:

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

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

          breakfast meal type

              • Booking Possible

              catering options

                  • Catering Available


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


                  • Telephone:

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

                  • Air Conditioning:

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

                  • Heating:

                    New furnace...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

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

                  • Fireplace:

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

                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Internet:

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

                  • Towels Provided
                  • 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

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board

                  house cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Included


                      • Stove
                      • Oven
                      • Microwave
                      • Dishwasher
                      • Dishes & Utensils
                      • Coffee Maker
                      • Toaster


                      • 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

                      • Deck / Patio:

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



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                      from 8 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Jun 1 - Sep 30, 2014
                      2 night min stay
                      My Standard Rate
                      1 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


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


                      Rates are subject to change until a reservation is confirmed.

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                      Last updated: 07/11/2014
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                      24 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Albany International Airport
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Train
                      Saratoga Springs Amtrak
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Highway I-87
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Downtown Saratoga and Ballston Spa
                      30 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      West Mountain, Willard Mountain, Gore Mountain
                      10 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Saratoga Spa Golf
                      8 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Downtown Saratoga and Ballston Spa

                      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

                      Links to more information:



                      • 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

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Parlor


                      • Upstairs Hall

                        Upstairs Hall

                      • Queen Bed

                        Queen Bed

                      • Jr. Suite with queen and twin beds.

                        Jr. Suite with queen and twin beds.

                      • View from back proch!

                        View from back proch!

                      • Enjoying life!

                        Enjoying life!

                      • Looking right at you!

                        Looking right at you!

                      • Kitchen with mud room attatched!

                        Kitchen with mud room attatched!

                      • Living Room with dual marble fireplaces

                        Living Room with dual marble fireplaces

                      • Parlor


                      • Downstairs Hall

                        Downstairs Hall

                      • Master suite with king bed

                        Master suite with king bed

                      • Qeen Bed

                        Qeen Bed

                      • Jr. suite.

                        Jr. suite.

                      • little PIggy!

                        little PIggy!

                      • Enjoying the day!

                        Enjoying the day!

                      $350 - $500 per night (USD)

                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 12

                      View calendar: Updated 07/11/14
                      Minimum stay: 1-2 nights
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