The SpaceOne would never guess this unique home which overlooks the Schroon River in Warrensburg, NY, is a meticulously renovated 100 year old school house. Inside you will find craftsman style woodworking details, a granite and slate fully stocked, one of a kind kitchen, master bathroom with large Jacuzzi, surround sound, /WIFI, indoor and outside, stereo system, antique decor, cathedral living room ceiling, river stone fireplace, sun room and upstairs dormitory with private bath. The house sits on 200 acres of park-like open and forested land that boasts trails for hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing. There is a small groomed sledding hill right next to the house. There is a tree platform that overlooks the Schroon as well as fire pit, swings, hammocks and outdoor games. Paddle down to the confluence of the Schroon and Hudson Rivers using our free canoes. Fly fish in the stream just across the street or fish in the spring fed pond just a short walk down the historic railroad tracks. As your hosts it would be our pleasure to show you our mushroom cultivation garden and share with you our tree house project. This property adjoins Hickory Ski Center and four free ski passes are available when the hill is open*. Enjoy back country skiing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing on Pine Mountain and Turkey Hill.
PLEASE NOTE: There is a three night minimum for the months of June, July, August and September Guest AccessThe entire house is open to guests as well as our 200 acre open and forested park that adjoins Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg, NY. We offer free canoes and have groomed sledding hills and cross country ski and snowshoe trails and racetrack when the snow arrives! Interaction with GuestsYour hosts will greet you when you check in and check out. They will be available throughout your stay to help if you have any questions. Upon request they can host a bonfire and drum circle or mushroom cultivation class. They can also be available to guide on a back country ski adventure, or canoe trip down the Schroon and Hudson Rivers. The NeighborhoodThe house is situated on a hill overlooking the Schroon River in the Three Sisters Valley. River Road (Rt. 418) runs in front of the house. River Road is a well traveled road. There are no neighbors besides your hosts. Hickory Ski Center is a short traverse down the historic railroad tracks that wind past a spring fed pond and a dude ranch. Warrensburg's new Paper Mill Park is a five minute walk away. Here you can boat on or swim in the Schroon Pond which is created by a hydro electric dam. If little ones are looking for a "sandbox adventure", our private sand pit hosts mountains of sand to play in. On the south face of the property is a rock wall that you can climb. From the top you will get a vast view of the Schroon River valley. A two mile forest trail will lead you to Turkey hill where you can get a taste of old growth forest and experience true back country skiing when the conditions are right. Hickory Ski Center, which can be seen from the back yard, is a 10 minute walk. The Schoon River boat launch is a one minute walk outside the front door. Getting AroundWarrensburg is a small town known as the "Gateway to the Adirondacks". Well known for its natural beauty, it is in close proximity to an abundance of sparkling rivers and lakes. There are many nearby attractions for a family gathering, business retreat, or a relaxing getaway with friends.
32 minutes to Gore Mountain Ski and Tubing center
2 minutes to Hickory Hill Ski Center
7 miles north Lake George for arcades, miniature golf, boating, dining and night life.
19 minutes to Aviation Mall
35 minutes to Wilton Mall and Saratoga Race Track & Casino.
6 minutes to Beautiful Cronin's 18 hole golf course located on the Hudson River
17 minutes to Adirondack Extreme Zip line course
35 minutes to Schroon Lake
45 minutes to Old Forge Water Park
18 minutes to Six Flags Great Escape Theme and Water Park.
57 minutes from Albany Airport.
5 minutes to Warrensburg town Recreation Field for basketball and tennis courts, 3 baseball fields, sledding hills and playground.
6 minutes to Echo Lake Beach
The Schroon River across the street is also stocked for great fishing. Other Things to NoteFour FREE Ski Tickets to Hickory Ski Center are available with a weekend stay. The house is right next to this unique ski center. When the snow arrives take advantage of this Winter Ski Special.