THE HISTORY

This home was originally built as a duplex in 1887 for the tenant farmers of the 600 acre Font Grove estate owned by Colonel James Hendrick, a director of the Delaware Hudson Railway.    At one time 4 families who worked at the estate shared this 4000+ square foot home. Although many updates have been done over time there are still many unique features and Grey Gables has not lost its original Victorian era charm.

THE RENTAL UNIT

Enjoy a stay in this nearly 2000 square foot unit (the right side of the home) with plenty of privacy. Offering 3 generous bedrooms and 1.5 bathrooms this home is equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay. The eat in kitchen is well stocked with most everything needed to make a meal, including a spice cabinet. Additionally, a formal dining room, living room, screened back porch and back patio with a gas grill allow for guests to spread out and relax. Enjoy a night around the fire pit at the edge of the woods roasting marshmallows, or find your favorite seat on the 40 foot front porch, a great place to eat dinner on a nice summer night or have morning coffee and listen to the birds. The master bedroom and the 2nd bicycle themed bedroom both have queen sized beds and plenty of pillows. The 3rd bedroom features 2 twin beds. Traveling with the little's? A travel crib, high chair and stroller are available upon request. Are we a vacation rental, an Inn or a home away from home? Whatever you choose to call us, explore your options here before booking your next hotel or motel. 

THE AREA

In a quiet location backing to woods in Slingerlands historic district, this home sits on an acre of land near to all that the Capital-Saratoga region is known for. Minutes to downtown Albany. Close to area universities, Nano-tech, Tech Valley High School, area hospitals and more. 13 miles to Albany International Airport, 19 miles to the Albany/Rensselaer Rail Station. Plenty of area activities include leaf peeping, skiing, hiking, biking, lakes, breweries, wineries, farmers markets, apple orchards, museums, theater, music venues, parks, historic Saratoga Racetrack and more. Minutes from the Albany County Helderberg-Hudson rail trail this location offers easy access to everything beautiful upstate New York has to offer in every season. Whatever your reason for visiting the Capital Region of New York State, explore our accommodations: conveniently located, spacious, clean, comfortable and quiet. Make us your home away from home!  

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