When you talk about real estate you always hear location, location, location. This one is no exception. This 12,000-square-foot home overlooks Lake Lonely and is only eight minutes from downtown Saratoga Springs. It sold in just three weeks and is now the most expensive home sold to date in Saratoga County.
In 1992 it is believed this mansion in Rexford cost over $32 million to build. Original owner, Albert Lawrence built it to be modeled after Cornell University's campus center. He was an alumnus of the college and Llenroc is actually Cornell spelled backward. Fast forward after three previous owners and scandals, this outdated mansion has sold for just $1.9 million. This mansion may be outdated but it is grandiose and over the top. It has a 5-floor glass elevator, 24K gold gilded ceilings, Scandanavian marble floors, 15 fireplaces, and a sailboat-shaped indoor pool. It also has a mermaid bar with see-through views of the pool and fountains. It sits on 12 acres along the Mohawk River.
Check out this hemp farm that sold in Rensselaer County. It sits on one hundred and ninety acres, has two ponds, trails, and solar power. There is also irrigation, heaters, a 3500 square foot barn, and an old sugar shack. It was listed for $845,000 as a turnkey business. It sold for $770,000.
Yes, it's true. The iconic Snowman Ice Cream in the Lansingburgh section of Troy has officially been sold. After close to 70 years in business, the most recent owner said it was just time to slow down and spend more time with his family.
The Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park is getting a new owner after fifty-three years but those taking it over say you won't notice much of a difference. That's because it has been run so well and is in excellent condition and they plan to keep it that way.
With just a few days remaining before the upcoming Saratoga Race Course season, there's big news about one of Saratoga's most popular restaurants. A venerable trackside Saratoga staple and place to 'see and be seen' has been sold.
If you know Albany, you know about the delicious, legendary rectangular pizza they serve at the Orchard Tavern. My heart sunk when I heard they were recently sold and while the new owners vow to make some changes, I'm hoping they won't mess with their pizza.