Victorian Charm and Comfort Only 2 Blocks from the Track & Downtown(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-8 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths
Central air conditioning! Our home rents for $4,500 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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Member since: 2007
- 3000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Private Chef
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- In home massage and personal chef upon request
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Music Library:
- Satellite / Cable:
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Free Long Distance:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Catering Available:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jul 21 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
Aug 21 - Aug 28, 2017
8 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
Rental rates for the remainder of the year begin at $2,400 weekly. Security deposit $1,000. Please contact us for specific information.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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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, NY, USA:
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 from 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.
- Primary: (518) 584-0091 (New York, USA)
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Our home is a short walk to the track or downtown
Front living room
The screened in porch is great for dining or relaxing
Master bedroom with King bed
One of the 4 bedrooms, this has a queen sized bed
Our vegetable garden
Saratoga's famous Race Course. No need to drive anywhere once you arrive!
The eat in kitchen has a cathedral ceiling and miles of counter space
Partial view of family room
Partial view of family room
Dining room with Stickley table
Back door to private yard, garden and grilling area
Master Bedroom with King bed
Marble walk in shower
Gas grill outside the kitchen
We still enjoy real winters in Saratoga!
This listing was first published here in 2007.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 07, 2017
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