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

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,430 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


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

Garth Ellms
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

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 Saratoga Springs

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!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Saratoga Springs, New York

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4430 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 15 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Master 1 - toilet , shower , Brand new bathroom (June 2015)
    Master 2 - toilet , shower , Newer bathroom (October 2013)
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , tub , shower , Upstairs bathroom for guests and bedroom 3 and 4, new (7/15)
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , tub , shower , Downstairs, great access from decks, brand new in June 2015
  • Four full baths, two with bath tubs and two with tiled showers.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Master 2 - 1 king , King bed with own bathroom and slider doors to deck
    Master 1 - 1 king , King bed with own bathroom, water view, private deck
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Slider doors to deck with views
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , Slider doors to deck with views
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , Loft room over the living room, acts as an office and spare
    Bedroom 7 - 1 baby crib , 4 bunk bed , Crib and two sets of bunkbeds for all the kiddos! With bath
    Basement - 2 sleep sofa /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.
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • 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
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
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!


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Best Location and Views, Family Friendly, Great for BIG groups
average rating of 4.806452 based on 31 reviews

Outstanding home pleanty of room for vacations or whatever your planning

  • 5 of 5

House was clean and organized on check in. On the first walk through we noticed that the owners added two stand up paddle boards in addition to having 4 kayaks. The owner quickly answered any questions I had. Great place to have friends and family over for events because it is close to the track or a lot of Saratogas wedding venues. Parking we had a mini van a 10 passenger and three cars, that would be about it for parking and takes some planning ahead of time. I asked the furniture store owner and got their approval to store 4 more cars there about a 200ft walk from the house, don't just assume you can park there. There are spots for everyone from the 4 decks to a fire pit, to a dock that will give you the best sunsets. Would stay there again!

  • Submitted: 11-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing views and lots of space to enjoy!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the Saratoga Lake House. Garth was extremely helpful with answering questions and providing great tips for restaurants and things to do.

The main area is perfect for spending time with family and the views out the windows can't be beat! It looks like they keep improving this property as some of the photos didn't line up with what was here. They put in a new staircase and area for kayaks and paddle boards down by the lake, tiled the entire kitchen and entrance area which looks like from the photos use to be wood, and best of all they added a very cute queen size bedroom. The bedroom was a great addition as we were going to be tight on beds and this was great to have one less thing for everyone to agree on!!

Can't wait to come back and hopefully during the summer so we can enjoy the huge decks and fire pit.

  • Submitted: 11-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 1 of 5

Unfortunately the house Owner isn't prepared to rent his house when we are in the winter season, Never Again. The house was very cold all the rooms we are out of water for 2 days so disappointed, all my Guest was very upset we had the worst celebration.

  • Submitted: 2-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, I’m very surprised to read this after the praise you shared to my face when we came over immediately to fix the fireplace and alleged issue with the heat. Being a holiday it was hard to get someone over to the house to fix the issue with the heat. Ready to pay for the emergency call luckily nobody was available as when I arrived to try and fix the “lack of heat” issue we read 69 on the main area heat and 74 in the basement. Some folks must like it really warm but to say heat wasn’t working when it was negative 10 degrees out and you wanted the temperature to go above 74 has me thinking. As you were trying to rent this property again for next year when I arrived to “fix the heat” I assume you are taking it out on this review. When this property has 5 stars across the board and you put up a 1, one will hopefully question the user. No Thank You, The Owner & Property Management Team
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Lovely stay!

  • 5 of 5

What a great house. Super-close to the track and downtown, full of all the amenities you could possibly need -- and huge! We had seven adults and seven kids, and everyone had plenty of room to spare. Comfy beds, great kitchen ... and amazing decks to watch the sunsets.

  • Submitted: 31-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect for our family gathering

  • 5 of 5

We recently stayed at this house with 17 people for a multigenerational family gathering after our daughter's wedding. 7 grandparents. The layout was perfect for us with plenty of space for everyone. Kitchen was very well equipped, not always the case in these types of rentals, with plenty of dishes for everyone. Large refrigerator upstairs, plus large one downstairs, as well as a smaller one. We easily parked 6 cars. Also thoroughly enjoyed the paddle boards and kayaks. Garth was very responsive as well, and I am convinced they are trying hard to create a space which provides maximum comfort for all guests. Most of our elderly folks were able to stay on street level so as to avoid stairs to lower level. I would recommend bringing in one of the outside chairs (sturdy and with arms) for any older folks in the group. Thank you!

  • Submitted: 6-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great house in a fantastic location

  • 5 of 5

Huge , luxurious , and comfortable house on the lake

Garth was very attentive and responsive to our needs. He made 2 trips to the house within 3 days to help us with minor issues. He couldn't have been nicer and more accommodating.

  • Submitted: 13-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
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!


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Saratoga Springs, New York

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
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Mar 1 2018 - May 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
Spring 2018
May 11 2018 - Jun 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jun 21 2018 - Jun 26 2018
3 night minimum stay
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Jun 27 2018 - Jun 29 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jun 30 2018 - Jul 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
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Jul 18 2018 - Jul 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
Nightly Rate
Jul 20 2018 - Jul 20 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Jul 21 2018 - Aug 11 2018
3 night minimum stay
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Aug 12 2018 - Aug 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
High Season 2018
Aug 18 2018 - Sep 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$319.02
Pet Fee C$319.02
Damage Insurance C$126.33
Damage Deposit C$1,276.1

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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