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Hudson River home with spectacular river views & beach near Sarotoga Race track

People10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 2,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 10

This private home sits on a bluff with adjacent views of the Hudson River. It’s located in the town of Saratoga in the village of Schuylerville 11 miles from the Saratoga race track. With about 600 feet on the river, it offers a private beach, boating, swimming, hiking, biking, skiing, and solace. Privacy and beauty is offered with west side of the house on the Champlain canal, the north side is a public park with a tow path that goes for miles along the river, the south side is the Hudson river with 14 miles between locks 4 and 5. The south patio door leads to a large deck which sits about 50 feet above the river. The north patio door leads to a screened-in porch, a slate patio, and a garden with a northern view of the river. The inside is newly renovated and provides views of the Hudson from all rooms. It contains HD TV, DVD and surround sound, High speed Internet, new central air system, gas fire place, and for your safety a full security and fire system.

Saratoga Area: Saratoga has so much to offer and you should plan at least one day and evening there.

Excellent entertainment in that during the Spring, Summer, and Fall most bars have live entertainment. You can walk down main street and hear Rock, Country, Pop,and Jazz. Favorites are listed in the looseleaf found at the house.

Great Restaurants. In addition to the good restaurants that you can walk to from the house. Saratoga has so many to choose from. You will not be disappointed. Again we recommend our favorites.

Casio and of course the Race Track. - Great fun. If you have never been to the Saratoga track, you will enjoy the picnic atmosphere and the chance to see some of the finest horses in our country.

Skiing, Golf, and Fishing: Plenty of opportunity for skiing - 20 minutes to Willard Mountain or West Mountain family ski areas. 70 minutes from Gore.

Golf - 3 local golf courses. All offering 18 holes and with in 20 minutes of house. The closest is Windy Hills, a public,18 hole, golf course is 5 minutes from property.

Good fishing in area around the house both in the Champlain Canal and in the Hudson River. See boating.

Boating + Fishing: A recommended trip is a boat ride on the Champlain Canal Tour boats. Many different cruises. It is ran by Captain Bob and Marie Foster who live near by. Just walk up the Tow Path to Lock 5. In the picnic area to the left of the dock you will find Captain Bob's stern wheel riverboat. Many cruises available including the Sunday morning breakfast cruise. We are in a pretty section of the Hudson with a lot of natural beauty.

The house has a row boat, canoe, and 3 kayaks for your personal use at your own risk.

The town public launch is about 1000 yards down the tow path. If you trailer a boat,you can easily launch it at the public dock and then anchor in front of the house. Good Bass fishing in front of the house in the Canal or on the rear of the house in the River.

More Details

Owner
Michael Riggio
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
6 June, 2017

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Schuylerville in Saratoga

Property Type:
  • house
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • beach ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • river ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Fax
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Master BR
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    outdoor shower - Outdoor Shower
  • Main bath new in 2007, Master bath new in 2008. All bathrooms on 1st floor, but full bath near bottom of stairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , has master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Near second full bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , upstairs- L shaped
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed , upstairs
  • Bedroom 1 and 2 on first level Bedroom 3 and 4 on second level. Facing river views on bedroom 1 and 3
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Bicycles
  • Binoculars
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Conservatory
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
Notes:
Canoe with 2 life jackets, 2 kayaks, and three mountain bikes on site. Beautiful gas fireplace works automatically from wall thermostat. Central air system includes high filtration for allergen control Local help maintains gardens and lawn. Pets considered. An extra cleaning cost may be involved and damage protection; 32 inch HD Sony TV with Sony stereo home surround system. DVD with HD output. Ipod input possible. For your protection and comfort a Central Security System monitors for intrusion, smoke or fire on all floors. If stay exceeds 5 days house keeping is included. House is professionally cleaned at the end of each stay. Good cellular coverage

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(30 traveller reviews)

Hudson River home with spectacular river views & beach near Sarotoga Race track
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
Niagara Falls area
5

A Great Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

This home’s owner & host are incredibly easy to work with: welcoming, accommodating and friendly. The home itself is simply terrific, with beautiful décor and every comfort provided for. It is also set up very well for entertaining. You can tell a lot of care and thought went into creating a home away from home like this. The setting on the Hudson River is idyllic and a real treat! You can bet that the canoe and kayak were in frequent use. We had a wonderful time staying here. In addition to all this, many attractions are just a short drive away. Hudson Riverhouse ranks as one of our very best vacation rental experiences. Definitely a “Let’s do this again!”

  • Review Submitted: Oct 14, 2008
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that Jim, Lara, and family enjoyed their stay. We take care and pride in the River house, and truely appreciate caring and considerate guests as Jim and Laura. It is a special place. They are the 4th family to stay at the River house and each family has truly enjoyed what it has to offer.
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5

We had a fabulous time. The house located right on the Hudson is beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Truly amazing place to stay. We loved the tow path and waterfalls, all the trails. So nice to wake up and see the river. The house was spotless and everything was in the house to make the stay so easy. I would love to come back. Tony was there when we arrived. He was so nice and friendly felt like we knew him for years and Michael too super nice quick to respond to a call or email. What a beautiful home to relax and enjoy. I would and did recommend this to everyone of our friends and family. If you get a chance to stay there you will definitely want to go back. Janetta Walsh

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank Janetta for such a generous review. We will try to live up to it.
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5

comfortable, spacious, great views

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time gathering here with family. Would definitely return!

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always appreciated . And good to hear.
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5

everything and more

  • 5 of 5

We were very happy with are stay in Michael's home. We had four couples and two children plenty of room. its close to Lake George and Saratoga Springs, will try to come back in the summer, we also had a visit from a bald eagle. Thanks Tony for all your help and advice on places to go.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate the review. Always great to hear that our guests enjoyed their visit. Tony is like a warm radiator.
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Amityville
5

Beautiful home with exceptional views and amenities....

  • 5 of 5

We had a fantastic weekend at Michael and Tony's beautiful home on the Hudson River. The views were exceptional, the house itself is lovely and cozy, and every amenity is provided, from a washer/dryer to kayaks and mountain bikes. We will definitely return again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It's great to get these reviews and find that people have truly enjoyed being there. We will try to keep it up. We thank Maria for taking the time to do a review. It is a current intention to sell the River House in the Fall of 2017. Tony and I are beyond our peak. If you are thinking of reserving time in 2017, please do so soon.
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5

wonderful, beautiful

  • 5 of 5

just like camping...but without a tent. Tony was great, very concerned with our well-being. Hope to rent the same week next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Bill and his wife were the most amazing guests. They treated the house as it was their own. We are grateful to them and truly would love to have them back.
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Albany, New York
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Home Plate
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Windy Hill
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Saratoga
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
I 87
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
ELLI's or Amigo's
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
West Mountain
Nearest Beach
back yard
Car: necessary

Although the property offers excellent privacy a tow path leads into the town of Schuylerville where excellent restaurants can be found. It is 11 miles from the Saratoga race track; 20 minutes from the ski resorts of Willard Mountain or West Mountain, 40 minutes from the resort village of Lake George, and 70 minutes to Gore Ski resort.

In addition, the Tow path running in front of the house, leads to miles of bike trails along the Hudson River.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Schuylerville, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Eary Summer
12 Jun 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
£664
for 2 nights
From
£309
From
£402
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,669
£4,684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Early July
1 Jul 2017 - 20 Jul 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,824
for 5 nights
From
£348
From
£387
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,746
£5,302
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Track Season
21 Jul 2017 - 6 Sep 2017
5 night minimum stay
£1,940
for 5 nights
From
£367
From
£425
Fri,Sat
£2,210
£6,539
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
7 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£664
for 2 nights
From
£309
From
£387
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,978
£5,457
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Fall
1 Oct 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£587
for 2 nights
From
£271
From
£464
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,824
£5,379
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Winter
29 Oct 2017 - 18 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£587
for 2 nights
From
£271
From
£387
Fri,Sat
£1,592
£4,684
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving week
19 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£819
for 2 nights
From
£387
£1,978
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £4 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
26 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£509
for 2 nights
From
£232
From
£387
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,592
£3,138
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday weeks
23 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£819
for 2 nights
From
£387
From
£502
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,978
£3,911
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£819
for 2 nights
From
£387
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £45.61
Pet Fee £38.65

Normal week will run Saturday to Saturday
cleaning fee included in rates.
Questions on rates are best addressed via email.
A $50 pet fee would be added
Property damage policy possible at $49 for $1500 coverage.
No charge for payment by e-check, personal check, or cash. credit card possible but not desired.
House is fully equipped. Linens and paper goods provided.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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