5 houses for sale in Saratoga Springs, where horse racing is back

By Austin Havens-Bowen  |
July 16, 2021 - 12:30PM

This three bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $539,000. 

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Summer in Saratoga Springs is in full swing as its famous thoroughbred racing finally returns this week after a pandemic shutdown. And if horse racing isn’t your thing, this is still a great destination with a historic downtown area, natural mineral springs, and several national and state parks.

Another perk: The median sales price is $435,800, according to, so you can get more space for your budget compared to suburbs closer to the city. Right now you can find new developments with a suburban vibe, historic houses closer to downtown, and condos. 

The city is surrounded by Saratoga Lake, Saratoga National Historical Park, and 21 natural mineral springs like Island Sprouter in Saratoga Spa State Park. Downtown, you can shop and dine at local spots like Tatu Tacos & Tequila, 15 Church, Hamlet & Ghost, and Farmers Hardware. 

And if you’re thinking of relocating your family, the city’s public schools are well-rated and it’s the second best place to live in Saratoga County according to Niche. It’s also just a 40-minute drive to Albany and less than four hours from New York City.

So if living in Saratoga Springs sounds like a fit, check out these five houses for sale in the area.

12 Nelson Ave.

This three bedroom, two bath is listed for $469,000. The house has hardwood floors, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, sliding barn doors, a walk-in closet, unfinished basement, patio, covered front porch, and shed. 

100 Southard Rd.  

This three bedroom, three and a half bath is listed for $539,900. The cottage-style house features hardwood floors, built-ins, high beamed ceilings, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, central air, a stone fireplace, finished basement, deck, and attached two-car garage. 

3 Arrowhead Rd.

This three bedroom, three bath is listed for $619,000. It has hardwood and carpet floors, high ceilings, new stainless steel appliances, built-ins, new lighting, custom closets, ceiling fans, central air, a fireplace, finished basement, attached two-car garage, new hot water heater, sprinkler system, patio, and deck. 

16 Sandspring Dr.

This four bedroom, three bath is listed for $800,000. The house has hardwood floors, exposed beams, vaulted ceilings, moldings, fireplaces, stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, built-ins, walk-in closets, central air, an attached two-car garage, finished basement, sunroom, and patio. 

9 Cherry Tree Ln.

This five bedroom, four and a half bath is listed for $1,250,000. The house features hardwood floors, moldings, picture windows, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, central air, built-ins, an attached three-car garage, finished basement, fireplace, inground pool, front porch, and patio.



Austin Havens-Bowen

Staff Writer

Staff writer Austin Havens-Bowen covers the rental market and answers renters' questions in a column called Realty Bites. He previously reported on local news for the Queens Ledger and The Hunts Point Express in the Bronx. He graduated from Hunter College with a BA in media studies. He rents a one-bedroom apartment in Astoria with his boyfriend and their two cats.

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