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BOOKING FOR 2018! SPECIAL RATES FOR MULTIPLE WEEK RENTALS

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, one and a half bath, sleeps 6

This home sits exactly three blocks from the Historic Saratoga Spa race track and four blocks from the downtown shopping and restaurant area. We are in close walking distance to the track, downtown and the Fasig Tipton barns. It has central air-conditioning and an in ground heated pool. The home sits on a quiet side street in the heart of the Saratoga Historic District. The house comes with a newly remodeled kitchen with new appliances and a washer and dryer. Off street parking for two cars is available.


Owner
Tim McGuiggan
Member since: 2006
Speaks english
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
80%
Calendar last updated:
18 September, 2017

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Saratoga Springs, New York

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Village
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Free Local Calls
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Printer
  • Scanner
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed , TV / DVD
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , TV / DVD
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , TV / DVD
    Bedroom 4 - 1 single bed , TV / DVD
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • books - kids
  • DVD Player
  • games - kids
  • MP3 Dock
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Porch Furniture
  • veranda
  • Yard
  • 8 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Excellent! 4.3/5 -
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average rating of 4.285714 based on 7 reviews
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RENTER BEWARE - Definitely not child or pet friendly & owner scammed us out of our security deposit

  • 1 of 5

Ok, the positive, main floor is renovated. The pool is great, no diving board like in pic & basketball hoop is broken (no biggie). And location is perfect - a close walk to the restaurants, bars, & the track.

So, we arrived to find a yard full of dog poop & when you're paying this kind of money you would expect not to have to clean up someone else's poop. Then the dog started chewing something & we managed to get to her & pull a piece of water balloon out of her mouth. The dog & little kids could've choked on it. We shouldn't have to clean the yard after the renters before us.

We arrived to dirty trash in the garbage that we took out & gross dirty used sponges in the sink and a foul odor from the disposal. Most rentals provide new clean sponges. This place did not!The dishwasher kept turning off on its own & the dishes came out with food still on them which explained the dirty dishes in the cabinets. The washing machine leaked water & soap when using it.

My two year old nephew picked something off the floor the 1st day & I caught it before he put it in his mouth. Ant traps. It was filthy & everywhere. NOT KID/PET FRIENDLY

The house does not sleep 8. 1 twin, 2 fulls (one of which sinks in the middle so you're rolling into the other person), and a queen. This house sleeps 7 UNCOMFORTABLY.

The worst part!!!We left & get home & the owner reaches out saying there were marks on the furniture we were getting charged for. He sent a picture of big dents in the furniture that would clearly have left big pieces of wood on the floor. We're dog & baby people, we scan the floor religiously, not to mention making a mark that big would've made noise. After questioning it to the owner, he sent a picture from before we arrived. We ended up zooming in on the before picture and you could CLEARLY see those marks were already there. We sent him back the evidence it was there before us & even circled it with a big arrow pointing to the marks so that it was clear as day. Yet this guy denied seeing it & said were getting charged for it regardless. We know & he knows we didn't do it. Thanks to him we have proof of it. He was scamming us out of our security. I'm still trying to convince my brother who was the primary renter to take him to small claims court because we have text & photographic CONCRETE proof we didn't do it.

We were suspicious the listing hadn't had a review in 3 years & should've followed those instincts. Don't make the mistake we did!!!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have been renting our home in Saratoga for 28 years and it has always been our goal to make every renting experience the best we can. We also understand that there are times when some of our guests do not feel they have had a positive experience. We pride ourselves on being responsive to any problems that may occur in our home and have had very few situations were we have not been able to resolve a problem. In this situation, we were made aware of some (6) popped water balloons left in the yard from a previous renter. Our lawn / pool service person was dispatched as soon as I received this complaint and toured the lawn to find only a few but none the less he cleaned them up immediately. As far as the other issues, we were not aware of them until we informed you that we were withholding $100 for the damaged end tables. A rate that we thought was more than fair considering the damage. The only communications, other than the water balloon issue, we received were: Upon Arrival: "Hi Tim just checked in about 20 minutes ago and now at the market grabbing a few things. Everything was perfect." Upon Departure: "Tim-Everything was great, thanks for sharing your home with us this summer. We all had a really fun time, Dennis" I can assure all that we take great pride in our home and work very hard to make sure we provide a clean and comfortable home. We are close by and also have service help to make sure we respond quickly to any issues. We truly wish that every renter enjoys their stay and are saddened to hear when someone feels they did not. We will continue to provide our home and hope future renters have better experiences. Tim & Jeanine McGuiggan
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5

Great house - location couldn't be better.

  • 5 of 5

Home owner was very easy to work with and welcoming. House was clean and just as advertised. Owner even had information about the Saratog area at the house. I will definitely look to rent there again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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New York, New York
5

Wonderful home in Saratoga!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third annual trip to Saratoga for Travers Weekend but our first time renting a home rather than staying at a hotel. Not only was it more cost efficient, but it was a much more pleasant experience overall! Timothy was very quick to respond right from my initial email and so nice, wanting to make sure we had everything we needed for our stay.

The house really is in the perfect location, on a small, cute, and quiet street, 10 minute walk from Broadway where all of the restaurants and bars are, and a 10-15 minute walk to the track.

The house was very comfortable and cozy and the outdoor area and pool were a wonderful treat! I would definitely recommend staying here!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

What a week

  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing week and an amazing house. It is advertised as the perfect location and it really is. We could walk to downtown to enjoy the nights without having to worry about driving home. We spent more time at the house than we did at the track. The pool yard is everything we needed to just relax. It is surprising how private the street is considering it is in the middle of the action.

The house was clean and well maintained. Pool and everything else was taken care of by owners. We just relaxed and enjoyed our week

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Garden City, NY
5

Such a warm and inviting home

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip staying in this beautiful home from 1899. The owners were so welcoming and had made their home feel like our own for our stay. We enjoyed grilling dinners outside in the backyard and swimming in the pool. We got in our car one time all week to take a nice 1/2 hour drive to Lake George for the day, but otherwise walked everywhere over the week. It was 5 minute walk to town and 5-10 minutes to the racetrack. I would love to stay in this home again and had a great time in Saratoga. I would definitely recommend this rental as well as the owners. They were great at quickly responding to any questions we had while trying to book the reservation, all the way through our stay. Could not have been happier.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great House in a great town

  • 5 of 5

Saratoga is the August place to be for sure. We love the track and nightlife. My family has been coming here for ten years now and the town never disappoints. The restaurants are the best. We love Wheat fields but the house owners told us of Pennell's that is off the beaten path. It is our new favorite!

As for the house it is in the perfect spot to enjoy the entire Saratoga experience. We loved our mornings by the pool and cocktails on the front porch. The Mcwiggins are very nice and give you a beautiful home to enjoy. By far the cleanest home we have ever stayed in. Every little detail is taken care of. Our dog loved the fenced in yard. We had no problems at all. We hope to return again next year and make this a traditional place for our family to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 25, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words Joe. We look forward to seeing you this year.
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Albany International Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
The Turf Club
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Saratoga National Golf Club
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Saratoga Springs
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 87
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Spring Street Deli

The home is located four blocks from the front gate of Saratoga Spa Race Track. Heading west from the main gate on Union Ave you turn right at your first traffic light (Nelson Ave). You then take your fourth left onto Talford Place (Approx .5 miles).

Other Activities: Saratoga Race track

Golf: We are just short of three miles from nationally renowned Saratoga National Golf Club. Consistently rated as one the best golfing experiences in the country. We also with in three miles of the Saratoga State Park municipal golf course.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Saratoga Springs, New York

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
A$599
From
A$1,116
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,676
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$189.21
Damage Deposit A$1,261.4

Full meet rates available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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