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Best Location and Views, Family Friendly, Great for BIG groups

People20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 4,430 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

7 Bedroom (2 masters), 4 Bathrooms, Sunset Views, Dock, 5 Minutes to Downtown

Bring the whole family and more to this 7 bedroom home with 2 master bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, and 2 sets of bunkbeds in a open finished basement room! This home comes equipped with Television/Cable in each bedroom, living room, and a walk out great room downstairs.

Many upgrades have been made (3 new bathrooms, landscaped, 4 chaise lounges, outdoor couches and chairs, new weber grill, new paint to capture the setting of being on a lake, new beds, new furniture, all new televisions...including a fireplace mounted 4K television, and two sets of new bunkbeds)

House comes equipped with all the necessities to enjoy your time. Swimming platform and deck. Chaise lounges and plenty of outdoor furniture to enjoy your time outside! Bring some wood or have it arranged to be delivered so you can have evening camp fires right out your back door. Washer and dryer in the basement for use. Brand new Weber grill.

Bedroom layouts:

Master 1 - King size bed with own bathroom (55" tv)

Master 2 - King size bed with own bathroom (42" tv)

Bedroom 3 - Queen size bed (32" tv)

Bedroom 4 - Queen size bed (32" tv)

Bedroom 5 - Double bed (32" tv)

Bedroom 6 - Queen bed

Loft - Double bed (also an office with fax machine, printer, monitors to plug in laptop)

Basement Kids Room - 2 sets of bunk beds (4 twins)

*sleeps 18 people in beds (couples in bedrooms)

Easy access to great restaurants and less than 5 minutes to the Horse Track and Downtown Saratoga Springs area (named top ten best main streets in America with numerous bars, restaurants, and shopping). One of the nicest golf courses is located about 2 miles from the house with an amazing restaurant and patio area. You will also find two other golf courses within minutes of this house!

More Details

Owner
Garth Ellms
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
28 June, 2017

About Garth Ellms

I live in the area and own a family farm that is located about 15 minutes from the house, if you rent in Sept/Oct I would encourage you to come visit the farm on the weekends and say hello! I grew up in the area and moved away from college but the family business brought me home. After living on the farm I knew I needed a place to GET AWAY! This home is just that place although I can't sit still so I am continuously improving the home with new furniture, bathrooms, and paint! I want this home to have a feel that one would expect when renting a home on the water (not exactly how it is depicted in the photos i'm currently using!). My business is all about tradition and that is what I hope to make this home for visiting families and groups of friends as I continuously update it.

Garth Ellms purchased this house in 2015

Why Garth Ellms chose Capital Saratoga

This property is close to everything, on the water, and can house numerous families which I hope becomes the situation as I continue to update the home and look to add a pool with a great area to just kick back and relax!

What makes this house unique

Great thing about this home is you can comfortably enjoy it with 2-3 families and have your own space and personal quarters. The basement is a full walk out with a great room for the kids (television, games, couches, and best of all out of the way).

If you need to do some work while on vacation you will be taken care of as I have a home office setup here (fax machine, land line, printer, scanner, monitors to plug in laptop). Best of all is the extremely fast WIFI!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Saratoga Springs in Saratoga County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4430 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Brand new bathroom (June 2015)
    Master 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Newer bathroom (October 2013)
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Upstairs bathroom for guests and bedroom 3 and 4, new (7/15)
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Downstairs, great access from decks, brand new in June 2015
  • Four full baths, two with bath tubs and two with tiled showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed with own bathroom and slider doors to deck
    Master 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , King bed with own bathroom, water view, private deck
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , Slider doors to deck with views
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , Slider doors to deck with views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Double Bed , Loft room over the living room, acts as an office and spare
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Cot , 4 Bunk Bed , Crib and two sets of bunkbeds for all the kiddos! With bath
    Basement - 2 Sofa bed/Futon , Two couches out of the way in the basement with lake views
  • Large bedrooms with slider doors to decks and views! 32"-55" televisions in each room with cable TV.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Feel free to reach out with any questions and new pictures as they become available. I purchased this house on June 1, 2015 and have already made numerous improvements to give this house a luxury lake house appeal which comes with the best sunsets and a usual firework display from local businesses on Friday and Saturday nights!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(24 traveller reviews)

Best Location and Views, Family Friendly, Great for BIG groups
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews
New York, NY
5

Awesome lakefront spot for big groups

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic lakefront views, really cool multi-deck setup. A little far from town but being on lake Saratoga is a must.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful lake house right on the lake in excellent location.

  • 5 of 5

Spacious fun home in a great location.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great House - Beutiful Inside and Out

  • 5 of 5

House was home-base for a weekend getaway of about 15 guys. Was perfect to be right on the water and just a cab drive to downtown Saratoga. The inside was nice and the outside living was even better. I would highly recommend this house to anyone especially large groups.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Big house perfect for our high school reunion.

  • 4 of 5

Saratoga Lake is lovely. We enjoyed sitting out on the deck and loved sitting by the fire we built in the evenings.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location, beautiful house, exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

The pictures of this house on VRBO are amazing, but still don't do it justice. The house is beautiful, with every amenity you could possibly want. Tons of space, beautiful bathrooms, cathedral ceilings, two huge decks overlooking the lake, kayaks and a dock, firepit. The location was great, overlooking a gorgeous lake, less than 10 minutes from the track and main town. Boat rental shop a mile away. What more could you ask for? And to top it off, the family that is hired for the cleaning service were the sweetest, nicest, most helpful people and added to the great experience. Can't wait for an opportunity to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Splendid for our Family Reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Even though the reservation was made ten or eleven months out, we couldn’t believe our good fortune in finding an available lake house so close to Saratoga Springs. Every so often we’d check the VRBO description for the property to plan and dream about our small family reunion. What we saw is what we got and we’d strongly recommend this rental.

As first-time VRBO travelers, we found the system easy to navigate. The owner, Garth Ellms, was easy to reach with some questions that popped up along the way.

This spacious, well-furnished lakefront house easily and comfortably accommodated our group of 14 overnighters (including five children under age 8) and two or three day-trippers. Even with a couple of rainy days that kept most of us indoors, the layout prevented us from feeling we were on top of one another.

The furniture is comfortable and ample, with no worries about finding a seat. The common rooms are also large and accommodating, while at the same time it’s possible to get away from the crowd for some alone time.

The television setup is remarkable, with TVs throughout the house. Thanks to our nephew’s technical expertise, photos taken throughout the day could be enjoyed in a slide show that night.

With four kayaks and a dock, the boating and swimming opportunities are great, and as the lake is fairly shallow, there is an added safety bonus.

Yes, the parking gets a little tricky after the fifth car (thank goodness for Mini Coopers!), but we found it manageable.

The kitchen setup worked very well for us, with lots of pots and pans, utensils, and dishware. And the dishwasher proved equal to the task. Also valued are the two Weber grills on the upper and lower decks. The only item that might be added to the galley would be a tea kettle.

The beds are comfortable and there are a lot of them, with, as the VRBO listing points out, some sofa beds to augment the arrangements.

It’s clear that Garth Ellms is continuing to invest in this property as new construction is evident on the decks and outside stairs. Our guess is that this property is just going to get better and better.

A final word on location. This property is ideally situated. The lakefront provides swimming and boating opportunities and even though the traffic on Route 9P can get a little sporty at times, in the house or on the decks one is not really aware of it. Yet, you’re only seven or eight miles from downtown Saratoga Springs and all it has to offer. We had a delightful breakfast at the

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Dock Browns
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Saratoga National Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Saratoga
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Northway
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Numerous
Nearest Ski
52 Miles
Gore Ski Mountain
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Browns Beach
Car: recommended

One of the best locations in Saratoga and the Capital Region as a whole! Very easy access to the Northway at exit 14. Saratoga Race Track is located less than 5 minutes from the house. Downtown Saratoga is about 7 minutes from the house. Easy access to outlet shopping in Lake George (about 20 minutes). Six Flags is located about 20 minutes. Numerous ski resorts located within driving distance. Five great restaurants located within 5 minutes either by boat or car. GORGEOUS SUNSETS!

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Saratoga Springs, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
High Season 2017
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£2,345
for 3 nights
From
£692
£4,908
 
 
Spring 2018
4 Apr 2018 - 20 Jun 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,473
for 3 nights
From
£734
£4,135
£14,571
 
 
High Season 2018
21 Jun 2018 - 4 Sep 2018
3 night minimum stay
£2,589
for 3 nights
From
£773
£5,101
£18,822
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£2,241
for 3 nights
From
£657
£4,521
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £773.03
Cleaning £193.26
Property Damage Protection £76.53
Pet Fee £193.26

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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