Situated on Saratoga Spa State Park it's just minutes from the Saratoga Race Course and other popular sites. This rustic and elegant double lot compound has master craftsmanship. It was built with a timber frame and attention to detail. There are four fireplaces, solid wood floors along with blue stone and slate. The home has hand-sewn beams throughout and reclaimed cypress wood. The kitchen boasts high-end appliances with custom cabinets and rough-cut granite countertops. The backyard oasis has a stunning inground lagoon pool and a blue stone patio that overlooks the Spa State Park
He played played his college basketball at a Division II school, Virginia Union. Yet he was a first-round draft pick by the Cleveland Cavaliers in 1985. The man that they called "Oak Tree" played 19 seasons in the NBA. Ten of those years were played in Madison Square Garden for the New York Knicks. His name was synonymous with Patrick Ewing, John Starks, Anthony Mason and Doc Rivers from those tough mid-1990's teams.
This home in Saratoga Springs sits on 3.5 acres. It features four bedrooms and five bathrooms along with a movie room and a billiards room. There are 5100 square feet of beautiful woodworking and subtle touches on the Saratoga Race Course. Well except for the beautiful statue out front of the horse and jockey and the starting gate backsplash in the kitchen. This home sold for $1.7 million. The asking price was $1.9 million.
Saratoga Race Course is one of the most historic sports venues in the world and they are hiring for this year's meet. There are hundreds of jobs available and employees can be hired as young as fifteen years old. One of my first jobs was working as an usher at the Saratoga Race Course when I was just sixteen.
It hasn't been an easy go in the past ten years for one legendary restaurant in Saratoga that depends on the Saratoga Race Course season. Now under new management and hiring a talented chef, Siro's will be opening this summer for the track season.