Due to the uniqueness of this restored Victorian, there are multiple configurations depending upon number in your party: from 2 to 16 in 8 beds with 5 full baths. Main house has 6 BRs (presently we have room rentals by the night) sleeps 12. Entire 2nd floor w studio sleeps 10. In-law studio, sleeps 4, can be added w full kitchen & bath, double bed & queen sleeper. SPECIAL rooms available for nightly stay in lieu of hotel, starting May 6th, 2018. Call for rates and availability.
Walk to downtown Saratoga Springs NY & the Saratoga Race Track for Skidmore's graduation, Horse show, alumni weekend, wedding or special event, SPAC DMB Dave Matthews concert, Jazz festival and any family or work corporate stay.
Come Summer in Saratoga! Historic restored Victorian is available for seasonal TRACK rental or weekly or weekend vacation rental starting May 2016. This circa 1872 brick Italianate Victorian, was built by, and became the residence offamed architect George Washington Ainsworth. It is conveniently located in the glorious Saratoga East side Golden Rectangle, & walk able to all amenities in downtown Saratoga Springs, Saratoga Racetrack and minutes to SPAC.
It is registered with the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation & received the Historical Beautification Award.
This glorious Saratoga house was a private residence until Skidmore College acquired it as their Dance Studio and Physical Education ANNEX, hence it's name. It has since been returned to a single family home, and restored to its beautiful Victorian splendor, but with all of the necessary updated modern conveniences, for YOUR vacation, wedding, graduation, SPAC special event accommodations, Saratoga Horse Show, Skidmore school year, NAVY training, or short term re-assignment, relocation, or corporate contract in lieu of hotel.
Painted lady exterior colors frame the front porch's grand entrance into a marble foyer and side sweeping staircase with hand painted faux textured walls, original hanging light fixture, and pattern stair carpet.
Enter the main floor, thru double French doors, into a large living room dining area which boasts fireplace & gabled windows with western light & clear maple hardwood floors.
Intricate crown molding & medallions, with antique brass fixtures, soar overhead on high ceilings,with built in bookcases next to gas marble fireplace. Dining area has second set of gabled windows with Southern exposure.
Gourmet kitchen is a chef’s delight. This hexagonal room offers custom-made cherry cabinets with stainless steel appliances by Liebherr, LG, & dual-fuel Jenn-Air range with hanging pot rack. Double Kohler sinks with single handed faucet spray, water filter dispenser, and garbage disposal, along with curved, beveled counter, creates ease in cooking your masterpieces. The parquet wood floor blends perfectly with the warm cherry of the cabinets and the golden sunlight of the surrounding southern exposure windows.
Breakfast counter with garden window overlooks side deck and patio. French door to side yard with manufactured decking, gas grill, & gardens.
Library, off the dining area, has floor to ceiling, custom-made bookcases, simple crown molding, trac lighting, & ceiling fan. Additional door to entrance hall, lends this room as a perfect office with sofa sleeper, for added accomodations.
Down the hallway is a Victorian bathroom with Jacuzzi tub & cleverly hidden washer and dryer closet. Second bathroom boasts a three foot by five foot floor to ceiling shower, linen closet, & more mirrors.
The first floor queen bedroom is a 12 ft by 16 ft space, with recessed lighting fixtures, framing the bed for convenient night time reading. Across the room are wall to wall closets with mirrored French sliding doors and window seat overlooking side gardens.
In the rear of the house is a television sitting room with Murphy full bed. An adjoining fully functional office has computer hidden in cherry cabinetry with ceiling fan.
The Adirondack four season room has half wall wainscoting, ceiling fan, gas fireplace, new 50 inch LED television, mahogany floors, & 3 walls of windows overlooking rear courtyard of street print parking.
Upstairs is second master queen Ashley en-suite, with hotel mounted TV, gabled windows overlooking Congress Park, with Jacuzzi corner tub and rainfall shower in Victorian full bath.
Purple full bedroom, with LED TV and sitting area, just off hallway, shares dressing alcove (with microwave and mini-fridge) and full bath with Rose queen bedroom, also with hotel mounted TV.
In-law studio is accessed through rose queen bedroom or separate rear staircase entrance to parking. Studio has full bed, queen sleeper, full kitchen & bath, TV separate AC and separate rear entrance to courtyard parking.
http://www.saratogahouse.info the ANNEX 2nd floor the studio
Due to the uniqueness of this restored Victorian, there are multiple configurations depending upon number in your party: from 2 to 16 in 8 beds with 5 full baths.
Main house has 6 BRs (presently we have room rentals by the night) sleeps 12. Entire 2nd floor w studio sleeps 10. In-law studio, sleeps 4, can be added w full kitchen & bath, double bed & queen sleeper. SPECIAL rooms available for nightly stay in lieu of hotel, starting May 6th, 2018. Contact cdschewe thru yahoo or gmail, for availability, rates depending upon dates, & number of beds needed.
Main house with 5 bedrooms & 4 baths available for monthly rental starting September 2018 as is Studio, either added to main house, or rented separately.
Come Summer in Saratoga and experience Saratoga in luxury and convenience!
About The Area
Perfect Skidmore graduation, alumni and SKIDMORE Horse show, wedding & special event housing accommodation. Walk to downtown Saratoga Springs & Canfield Casino thru Congress Park or short drive to National Dance Museum & Saratoga National Golf Club & Skidmore College. Perfect vacation site for walking to Saratoga Performing Arts & State Park SPAC, short drive to Saratoga Lake, Lake George, and the Adirondacks for all outdoor activities.
Huge house with lots of bathrooms but it's all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Walk everywhere!Park and walk EVERYWHERE!
Perfect wedding & special event housing accommodation. Walk to downtown Saratoga Springs & Canfield Casino thru Congress Park or short drive to National Dance Museum & Saratoga National Golf Club & Skidmore College. Perfect vacation site for walking to Saratoga Performing Arts & State Park SPAC, short drive to Saratoga Lake, Lake George, and the Adirondacks for all outdoor activities. Whether a family or friend event, where else can you accommodate so many of your loved ones and enjoy luxury along with convenience? Huge house with lots of bathrooms but it's all about LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Park and walk everywhere!