Enjoy this attractive, well-furnished home with two large living rooms perfect for gathering and relaxing. The spacious dining room has a table for 8 next to the large, well-equipped kitchen.
The nearby family room is cozy with a table, sofa and fireplace. French doors open onto a spacious, well-landscaped patio. The home is tastefully decorated with family antiques, has hardwood floors, attractive local art and is very bright and welcoming any season.
There are 5 bedrooms, 4 upstairs with 1 bath. Two bedrooms have twin beds, 1 bedroom with a queen and 1 bedroom with a double bed. The bathroom has a shower and is newly decorated. All mattresses are new and towels & sheets are provided.
Downstairs the large bedroom & bath create a suite with a new queen size bed.This room opens onto a small private patio overlooking the farm's rolling acres and berry fields.The 5 bedrooms allow comfortable accommodations for 8 (can accommodate up to 10 with an extra charge). The downstairs is handicap accessible.
The kitchen is equipped with major appliances, dish washer , plenty of storage along with small appliances (microwave, blender, coffee maker, toaster). Dishes, glassware and utensils are provided along with place mats & dish towels. There is a charcoal grill on the patio.
The Gardenworks Farm House has always been a family home surrounded by extensive lawns and is located on a 300 acre farm . The house is situated across from Gardenworks, a specialty crop farm & market place. Each season features farm produce, greenhouse crops, U-pick blueberries & raspberries in summer, acres of fall pumpkins and fall raspberries followed by Christmas trees & hand tied wreaths & trimmings. The farm market place offers local cheeses, vegetables & hand crafted gifts. In summer the Cheese+ Cafe is open weekends offering the best of local fare from paninis to organic salads and homemade soups.
The Gardenworks Farm House is perfectly located to enjoy the beauty of progressive farms (nearby Battenkill Creamery and local J.S. Taylor Brewery), antique shops, biking & hiking as well as access to local lakes. Less than an hour from the farmhouse, there are renown art museums (The Hyde in Glens Falls,NY, The Clark in Williamstown,MA, The Bennington Museum in Bennington, VT). Historic Saratoga with its racing, performing arts and history is a 45 minute drive. Lake George, a pristine Adirondack lake, offers exciting boating, summer fun & hiking only is minutes away
If you are looking for a scenic area with rolling hills, lush fields and open vistas, the farm house is a perfect setting. There is internet access (DSL) but the farm provides a perfect escape from work, technology and people! The location is beautiful, quiet and restores the soul! It is a perfect place for small family gatherings and get-away weekends or a retreat in a country setting. Nature greets you at every window!
The farm house was my family home for 3 generations and it continues to welcome folks who embrace country living surrounded by active farms, small villages and extensive recreational opportunities. You may explore the nearby quaint villages of Salem, Cambridge and Greenwich with their special shops, summer theater & restaurants. Saratoga Springs is 45 minutes away and offers history, ballet, performing arts, horse racing and many restaurants. Lake George is also a 45 minute drive and welcomes hikers, boaters, swimmers to the Adirondacks.
As hosts, we promise to have the farm house clean & sparkling with beds made and fresh towels out. There will be a bottle of local wine and local cheeses awaiting your arrival as well as ingredients for your first breakfast. We will be available to answer questions and share ideas about local events and farm activities which might be of interest.
We share the family farm house so that guests may enjoy the beauty of our agricultural valley as well as the fresh air and star-filled nights.