1857 Townhouse in Historic Neighborhood
Townhouse, urban with 2 bedrooms, sleeps 4, 1 bathroom(s), floor area of 100 m2 (1075 sq.ft), children OK, pets OK, NO smoking, air-conditioning, number of travellers: 2
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Where we want to go
Description of our house
Cozy 19th century townhouse in Albany's Center Square neighborhood is ideal base from which to explore New York State. From here it is one hour or less to: Saratoga horse racing (20 minutes), Adirondack Mountains (30-45 minutes); Hudson Valley wineries (30 minutes-1 hour), Catskill Mountains (20 minutes-1 hour), Woodstock (40 minutes), Erie canal (20 minutes), Vermont (1 hour), antique shopping (Hudson, NY 30 minutes), plus much, much more. Easy day trips to New York City (2+ hours) and Boston (2+ hours). Not to mention all that there is to do in Albany: State Capitol, Empire State Plaza concerts and festivals, downtown nightlife, Lark Street shopping and festivals, Washington Park festivals, musicals in the Park (summmer), historic homes (Cherry Hill, Ten Broeck Mansion, Hyde Park, Vanderbilt Mansion, Guy Park, General Grant Cottage), New York State Museum, Albany Institute of History and Art, concerts on the Hudson River (Corning Preserve), Hudson River activities and much, much more.
Accommodation and facilities
Telephone, stereo / hifi, tv / cable, sofa, carpet, fireplace
Kitchen and washing:
Grill, fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Mountain biking, tennis, roller blading, hiking, mountaineering, golfing, fishing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, fine restaurants, good shopping, nightlife
Nearest major airport:
Car recommended, children ok, pets ok, no smoking, hospitality considered, non-simultaneous optional
= marks the location of this home
The house is situated on a quiet block in Albany's historic Center Square neighborhood, and dates from 1857. The tree-lined street is home to a delightful mix of people: students, seniors, working folk. Lark Street is Albany's bohemian center with great restaurants, stores, coffeeshops and more. Washington Park, designed by New York City Central Park designer Frederick Law Olmstead is a beautiful place in any season. Blocks from the State Capitol building and the Empire State Plaza built by Governor Nelson Rockefeller, it houses one of the world's premier modern art collections, the Observation Deck at the Corning Tower as well as the New York State Musuem which has a wealth of exhibits, art, geological, social and historical information about the state.
Something about ourselves
We are a couple with a small dog who would like to travel, to Paris, to look for a place there and to other places in Europe. I am a non-smoker, non-drinker who works hard and volunteers a lot in my community. My partner is a smoker, non-drinker who is a nationally known make-up artist and creative designer.
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