Updated Colonial Bed & Breakfast
667 Ridge Road, Queensbury, NY 12804
Q & A with Listing Agents Brittany Alexander and Megan Alexander
What are the home’s most valuable features for prospective buyers?
You’ll never need to take another vacation again! This home offers resort style living with every amenity available. During the Spring and Summer months, the grounds on the property’s 3.19 acres are glorious. Enjoy sitting on the back porch overlooking the lush perennial gardens where something is always in bloom. The stone path through the garden leads to an oasis where you will find the swimming pool surrounded by amazing flower beds. The in-ground sprinkler system keeps the landscaping and gardens at their peak of beauty. The property is surrounded by privacy fencing, historic stone walls, and mature plantings for ultimate privacy and tranquility. During the Winter months, the home is warm and cozy with 3 gas fireplaces and 2 kitchens to cook and bake to your heart’s content. The home is situated to allow views of sunrises and sets over the mountain ranges of Vermont and the Adirondacks.
How would you describe the home’s style/floor plan?
The home is historic, with the white clapboard portion dating back to 1790 and the brick portion to 1810. It is a traditional center hall colonial that has been completely restored to offer modern conveniences, while preserving its historic charm. Enjoy historic architecture with multi-pane deep set windows, wide pine and hardwood floors, beamed ceilings, slate roof, original hardware, period lighting, and 2 sets of stairways. There are 7 bedrooms and 7 full baths, with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths on the first floor. There is a full basement with Bilco doors. The laundry room offers 2 sets of Electrolux stackable washers and dryers and ceramic tile flooring. The kitchens offer granite counter tops, a large island, and stainless steel appliances, perfect for entertaining in the formal dining room or at the pool. There is a separate living area with its own kitchen and yard, perfect for guests, owners, or family.
Are there any unusual amenities?
The home has been operating as a bed & breakfast and bakery since 2014. The owners’ quarters offers 2 bedrooms and 2 baths with a private kitchen and yard. There are 5 guest rooms, all with en suite baths. The commercial kitchen currently operates as a bakery. Many amenities that can be found in hospitality exist in this house. The central air and heat is zoned for comfort, there are blackout shades, with motorized remote control operation, California walk-in closets, and plenty of storage space. There is also a brand new automatic back-up generator, exterior lighting, a driveway and an attached parking lot with 5 spaces, a detached 2 car automatic garage, and an in-ground sprinkler system.
What’s your favorite thing about the property?
This property is ideally situated in a country setting with rural views allowing for a unique opportunity to live a charming lifestyle while remaining close to urban offerings. Located amongst a pocket of historic homes, this Queensbury home is located near shopping, public schools, farmers’ markets, colleges, airports, restaurants, downtown Glens Falls, and medical facilities. It is also an outdoors lover’s dream, being so close to Lake George and the Adirondacks. It is also just a short drive to Saratoga Springs and Vermont, and convenient for commuters/to I-87. The surrounding views of the southern Adirondack Mountains and Vermont’s Green Mountains make you feel like you are in an upstate escape every day, while maintaining the luxury of ample amenities and modern conveniences.
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