We are very proud to announce our 2020 Select Sotheby’s International Realty President’s Club! Each agent who is inducted into this club will provide you with an unparalleled experience with buying or selling your next home. Congratulations to all of these outstanding professionals.
Examiner.com recently published an article highlighting their wine and food adventures in the Finger Lakes region of New York last summer (including The Thirsty Owl, whose outlet we have just down the road from our office in Saratoga Springs!) Indeed, this region is recognized internationally as first-rate wine country with it’s endless lines of vines, collection of crystal clear lakes and rolling green hills. With over 100 vineyards located around Seneca, Cayuga, Canandaigua, Keuka, Conesus and Hemlock lakes, the main grape varieties include Riesling (for which the area is renowned), Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Cabernet Franc, Vidal Blanc and Seyval Blanc. Check out four of our fantastic Finger Lake listings below!
Home, sweet home, on Keuka Lake! This beautiful hillside property features gorgeous lake views and 20 feet of lake frontage to enjoy and develop. The home is spacious and light-filled; perfect for family living or as a rental property. Situated on a private 2.7 acre wooded lot, but still only a short walk to two local wineries, it exemplifies Lake Living at its best!
This enchanting estate sits on 7 private acres in the beautiful Finger Lakes Region of Central NY, just minutes from the charming village of Geneva on the shores of Seneca Lake. Impressive stone pillars flank the entrance to the long driveway, creating a private sanctuary for year-round living or a country/vacation home. Built in 1910, this 5,424 square foot home features exquisite architectural details but has conveniences for modern living. The majestic barn has over 7,000 square feet, and the grounds are very mature and trees are well-placed. Revel in the enjoyment of the stream, woods, meadows and abundance of wildlife; if you value solitude and peace, this is the place for you.
Savor the sunsets on this gorgeous east-side Keuka Lake home; private and quiet, yet you can still walk to town. This property boasts 159 feet of level lake frontage and two over-sized docks: one for sunning, and one that is a covered boat house. There is ample outdoor living space with a spacious covered deck with ceiling fans and electric, creating the perfect setting for viewing the lake come rain or shine! Inside, enjoy the open floor plan and lake views from every room and decks on each level. Meticulously maintained, this home is move-in ready!
This property presents the best components of a multi-faceted lifestyle; waterfront living, the convenience of nearby village shops and restaurants and the benefits of lower taxes and maintenance free condo living! This 2 bedroom waterfront condo has amazing views of the Lake and is sleek, elegant and move-in ready. The 121 feet of waterfront with dock and steps into the water provide easy enjoyment of the lake, and boat mooring is also available.
Cupid, get ready to take aim and fire – it’s almost Valentine’s Day! While we prepare for the hustle and bustle of overcrowded restaurants and overbooked theatres, what could be nicer than retreating for the night to your own private paradise? Check out three of our listings below that aptly emulate the classic romance and timeless elegance that’ll make the best part of going out coming home.
134 Mirror Lake Drive, Lake Placid NY | $9,999,000
Moments from the charming Village of Lake Placid, nestled on it’s on private peninsula on scenic Mirror Lake, sits this extraordinary estate. An architectural wonder of 11,000 square feet, no detail was overlooked in its construction and design. It’s quintessential rustic charm is married to the ease and comfort of seemingly every modern amenity imaginable, right at your very fingertips. Nothing has been overlooked in creating a domestic paradise which is at once private, but not secluded; elegant, yet casual; classic, yet completely contemporary; and remarkably spacious while remaining astoundingly intimate.
18 Skyline Drive, Bolton Landing NY | Price Upon Request
Live like a true King and Queen in this captivating castle overlooking the Queen of American Lakes, Lake George. Poised mountainside and set down a 2000-foot-long driveway, indulge in the ultimate regal majesty. Romeo and Juliet stained glass welcome you in and lead through to a Great Room of incomparable opulence, with 25-foot-high beamed ceilings, a fireplace flanked by armored knights and 180 degree panoramic views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Upon retiring upstairs, the lavish master suite is royally adorned and boasts a 2-story tower sitting area, a window seat overlooking the lake and a Shakespearean balcony overlooking the Great Room. A one of a kind stately residence, resplendent with finery, it is truly a treasure beyond words or measure.
6 Rippleton Road, Cazenovia NY | $2,490,000
Dissolve into the calm, quiet and natural elegance of the Central New York countryside. Built in 1824 by the brother-in-law of John Lincklaen, the founder of Cazenovia, the Meadows Estate exudes old-world romantic charm. Hold hands and take a stroll through the perennial gardens, the ornamental apple orchard or the shade garden; paddle out into Chittenango Creek or Cazenovia Lake in a two-person canoe; or indoors, snuggle up in front of one of the ten fireplaces. Relish in the seclusion, but enjoy the nearby convenience of the village filled with shops and restaurants. The Meadows presents a rare opportunity for a historic country house that is move-in ready.
It’s that time of year! Roll out the wings and grab yourself a cold one – Superbowl Sunday is upon us. After a heated season, we are all geared up to watch the Panthers take on the Broncos at Levi’s Stadium in sunny Santa Clara; and what better way to watch than in the comfort of your own home theater? Check out four of our listings below, with game-day viewing facilities guaranteed to score a touchdown with your football-fanatic friends and family.
36 Stony Brook Drive, Saratoga Springs NY | $8,600,000
The most magnificent mansion available in Saratoga Springs, this 25,000 square foot home offers every amenity imaginable. From the indoor basketball court to the indoor and outdoor swimming pools to the 20 seat movie theatre, there is plenty of room for everyone, giving your guests a Superbowl experience that they will never forget.
2 Sandy Drive, Amsterdam NY | $349,900
This property does not fall short on entertainment options, and the home theatre with stadium seating, two refrigerators, A/V equipment and 120-inch screen is guaranteed to impress.
9 Taymor Trail, Clifton Park NY | $1,390,000
Private and pristine, this property backs up onto 50 acres of protected land, but still allows for an easy commute to New York’s Capital District. A more intimate setting in which to watch the game, sit back and take in the action in one of the reclining leather seats in the professional home theater.
7-9 University Place, Amsterdam NY | $679,000
This unique home was once the vacation spot of Star Trek’s William Shatner and boasts a large common living area with two separate wings. Since there’s plenty of space to host family and friends alike, catch the game in the 31-seat movie theatre and keep yourself refreshed at the nearby built-in bar.
PS – Since the commercials that air are as hotly anticipated as the game itself, we are extra excited to see our local coffee company, Death Wish Coffee, hit the big screen with their debut Superbowl Commercial!