Enjoy the comforts of an entire home while visiting the are for work for travel. Approximately 35 min to Saratoga Race Course (without traffic). Less than 5 miles from the Mohawk Harbor and Riverfront Casino. 5 minutes from Union College. You will have access to the main living areas, kitchen and upstairs bedroom/work area. Entry with lockbox. Fully stocked kitchen, bathrooms, and lots of reading materials. Enjoy the weights and workout bench and the fresh veggies as they ripen from the garden.
We love to travel ourselves and have made our home available to others while we travel. The details below will help you make the most of your stay. Please make yourself comfortable and enjoy our home as much as we do. This is a quiet neighborhood and we welcome you to come again. We love to garden and have a wonderful selection of fresh veggies outback. If you see something that looks ready to eat- we urge you to enjoy it! If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.
Heather, Addie and Aidan
Things to Know
Please, no smoking inside of the property. If you smoke outside, please dispose in a container and not on the ground.
There are two bedrooms downstairs, the hallway closet, bedroom closet, office closet, and the garage that are locked. These contain the homeowner’s personal belongings. Please be mindful of respecting privacy.
Shoe removal inside the house is recommended.
Please come and go from the back door. We advise keeping the front and side doors locked during your stay. Also, the front door will not stay closed all the way without locking it.
Pets are not allowed.
Guests must be 21 years of age.
Max 2 guests allowed.
Room by Room
The dishwasher powder can be found under the sink.
The microwave is in the black cabinet
The coffee maker is a french press. To use this, heat water on the electric kettle, place 3 scoops of coffee in the bottom of the press. Once the water boils, pour into the press. Let sit 4 minutes, then press down on coffee. Pour and enjoy.
The washing machine & dryer are in the closet at the rear entry in the kitchen.
Washing powder and fabric softener can be found on a shelf in the laundry closet and are available for your use.
Spare linen and towels can be found in the closet in the upstairs bathroom.
Please use the remote to turn on the fireplace. Remote is located on the mantle. If the remote does not work, please check to ensure the unit is on; located on the wall to the right of the fireplace.
How to operate the TV: there is cable with 12 basic channels, local, cartoons and Home and Garden. Cables HDMI 1, the Spectrum Changer is the cable, it must be on to work. The TV is also a smart TV and has netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime. On the Samsung changer please click the rainbow button to access.
There is also an Apple Music device if you would like to use.
Please clean the grill after every use.
We try to ensure the gas is full-if it runs out, you could get a new tank at the Stewarts nearby and notify the owner.
In the event of rain, we ask that you make sure nothing valuable is left outside.
We also please ask of you if possible and you enjoy to water our garden using the hose at the side of the house twice a day.
The only light is bedside.
How to operate the TV: there is cable with 12 basic channels, local, cartoons and Home and Garden. Cable is HDMI 1, the Spectrum Changer is the cable, it must be on to work.
There is also a Google Music device next to bed if you would like to use.
There is an apple charger bedside, and an outlet directly bed for other charging.
It takes a few moments for the Hot water to reach the bathroom.
The broom and dustpan can be found in the stairway leading to the basement.
The vacuum cleaner and iron & ironing board can be found in the closet off the upstairs bathroom
There is a row machine and bench and free weights in the basement, please feel free to use.
The nearest grocery stores are the Co-op and Shoprite.
Here are their websites-https://www.niskayunaco-op.com/ and http://www.shoprite.com/pd/stores/ny/niskayuna/shoprite-of-niskayuna/52b75970
There is a Wine & Liquor store next to the Co-op.
There is also a Dollar Tree in ShopRite Plaza.
Local Cafes, Restaurants & Bars
Union Cafe-Old-fashioned, no-frills Greek diner dishing out American & Greek breakfast & lunch staples. Address: 1725 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309C Hours:: Usually open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Phone: (518) 280-1600
Blue Ribbon-Comfort-food specialist serves up all-day breakfast, fresh pastries & slabs of signature cheesecake. Address: 1801 State St, Schenectady, NY 12304 Hours: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Phone: (518) 393-2600
Scotti’s Restaurant and Pizzeria-Classic Italian entrees, pizza & wines served in a cozy home with a front porch since 1966. Address: 1730 Union St #4, Schenectady, NY 12309 Hours: 4:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Phone: (518) 393-7440
Mr. Wasabi-Vivid artwork hangs on red walls at this sushi den crafting a variety of signature rolls & sashimi. Address: 1671 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309 Hours: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Phone: (518) 388-9222
Home Style Enterprises-Brick-oven pizza plus Italian standards, grill fare & subs in a casual, family-owned joint.Address: 1720 Union St, Schenectady, NY 12309
Fun activities in the Area
Mohawk Harbor and RiverFront Casino- shop’s and Gaming
Saratoga Raceway and Casino
Erie Canal Bike Path- travel from Albany to Buffalo
Misci-museum of innovation and science-The Museum of Innovation and Science is a museum and planetarium located in Schenectady, New York. Its mission is "to celebrate, explore and inspire science and technology, past, present, and future" Address: 15 Nott Terrace Heights, Schenectady, NY 12308 https://www.misci.org/
VIA aquarium-Family aquarium housing many local & international species in 25,000 ft. of water tanks. Address: 93 W Campbell Rd, Schenectady, NY 12306 https://viaaquarium.com/
Very quiet neighborhood. Off street parking in driveway. Close to I890 and Balltown Road. Also within walking distance to local grocery store. Close to Starbucks.
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