Carriage House within easy walk to Victorian Downtown and Home of New York Thoroughbred Race Track

Carriage House within easy walk to Victorian Downtown and Home of New York Thoroughbred Race Track




Nov 2009

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3 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
3 Bathrooms

About our home

Beautiful carriage-house style new construction in historic Saratoga Springs, New York (USA).

First Floor: Mudroom. Kitchen: 6 burner gas range, marble countertops, view to patio, private yard, and flower gardens.
Living room: 2 large sofas, wood-burning fireplace, grand piano, HD television.
Private bedroom with queen-size bed and adjoining full bathroom with shower.
Second Floor: Master bedroom suite with king-size bed, walk-in closet. Attached master bathroom with Jacuzzi tub, and shower.
Additional bedroom with queen-size bed.
Additional full bathroom with soaking tub and shower.
Family room with large television and computer station
Full basement with washer, dryer, treadmill.
Central air-conditioning, wood-burning fireplace, WI-FI, HD television, outdoor gas grill, cobble-stone patio, private yard, grape arbor, hammock, flower gardens.
**Lime-green Mustang Convertible available for automobile swap. We also own a 20' boat on beautiful Lake George. Our daughter will be happy to take you out for a day. There are also tour boats that offer lunch and dinner cruises.

My home is in the most desired neighborhood in Saratoga Springs. All the custom homes were built by Award Winning, John Witt Construction. Within an easy walk are restaurants, the library, Skidmore College, the post office, book stores, retail stores.

Saratoga Springs, New York is the home of:
The National Museum of Dance. Displays, videos, etc. of inductees, Fred Astaire, Tommy Tune,etc.
The National Racing Museum and the Canfield Casino Museum
Albany’s Pepsi Arena, a venue for sports and entertainment is a 45 minute drive.

Saratoga Springs, New York is 3 1/2 hours by car or train from New York City, Boston, and Montreal.
4 hour drive to Newport, Rhode Island and Cape Cod.

Saratoga Springs, New York is a Victorian small city with a vibrant downtown that is an easy walk from my home, with restaurants of every price and specialty and great shopping.
The world-famous baths and spa that have drawn visitors for hundreds of years are still open.

Obviously, you could fly into New York City and spend time there before coming to saratoga. I have found an excellent bargain for NYC hotels. Or you could take Metro North to Tarrytown, NY, a charming city with resonable hotel rates, and take Metro North into the city daily. Hotels provide shuttles to the Metro.

If you chose to stay in Saratoga Springs with an overnight to NYC, you can drive to Tarrytown and take the Metro into the city. Again, is a good source for hotels. Tickets on Metro North for a 1 hour train into the city are $20.00 roundtrip.
Metro North also goes into the beautifully restored Grand Central Station on 42nd Street, an easy walk to the theater district or a $10 cab to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Guggenheim, and the Museum of Modern Art.

My husband and I are retired. I taught high school English and directed both the high school and junior high school musicals. My husband and I go to NYC at least once a month to see plays, musicals, and museums. We drive 2 hours south to the NYC local train, Metro North, and take the train into Grand Central Station ($10 each,) which is an easy walk to the Theater District, and/or take the subway or taxi to the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, the Guggenheim.
We also love the museums in Saratoga: The National Dance Museum, for instance, where we went for the induction of Tommy Tune. Yesterday, we drove to The Clark Museum in Williamstown, VT. the home of Williams College. The Clark has a wonderful Impressionist
permanent collection.
My husband and I walk downtain daily for coffee and the New York Times, and to pick up things at the pharmacy and grocery store. Saturday and Wednesday we walk to the Farmer's Market for Hormone-Free and Antibiotic Free meats and organic vegetables.
We love movies and drive once a week to the Delaware Theater in Albany, N. Y.(45 minutes) where we can see foreign films. Saratoga also has a film forum where we see
the best of foreign and indepedent films Thursday through Sunday.
I love to garden. My yard is filled with roses, lilacs, clematis, tulips, ect.
Harry loves to read. We have many books on art and literature.
We also drive to Boston once a month (2 1/2 hrs.) to visit my younger daughter who is working on her Masters to teach high school math.
My older daughter, who is getting married in July, teaches Saratoga High School orchestra and plays in 2 local symphony orchestras. She lives a few blocks away and will be available to you for any questions or help.


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