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1901 Victorian: Queen Anne
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Discover this Gem of the Past as a magnificent Saratoga Springs Hotel
Circa 1901, Architect R. Newton Bresee
In 1901 wealth merchant George Crippen built the Mansion to celebrate his success. Designed by Architect R. Newton Bresee it rightfully earned its nickname ‘Sunnyside House’, with its many unique features. The original morning room and the evening room both have tiger maple trim to look like bamboo. The sun cascades through different places in the house during the day so it is always on the ‘Sunnyside’.
Union Gables is in the heart of Saratoga's Historic district known as the 'Magic Rectangle', one and a half blocks from the Saratoga Race Course and two blocks to Congress Park. Experience classic Saratoga Springs History as you walk by an array of Victorian homes that line the streets surrounding the Inn. Watch the horses exercise early in the mornings two blocks from the front door or take a stroll through the pathways of Congress Park by the Canfield Casino and natural springs. Find Saratoga's restaurants and nightlife an easy five to eight minute walk from Union Gables, and along the way take in all that Saratoga Springs has to offer without the worry of parking downtown.
Union Gables ideal setting allows guests to experience the close proximity to Downtown Saratoga Springs, Congress Park and the Saratoga Racecourse, with ease to walk to enjoy nightlife, a selection of over 60 restaurants, music venues, bars, museums, galleries and shopping. The quiet evenings and ease of location make this Union Avenue Mansion a nice place to call home for a day (or longer) in Saratoga Springs, NY.
Stay in Saratoga Springs at Union Gables Inn, with an easy 30 minute drive from Albany International Airport, and 30 minutes to Lake George at the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. One mile to the Saratoga Spa State Park, a National Historic Landmark featuring pools, the Roosevelt Baths and Spa, the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), acres of walking trails, golf course, and several museums. Saratoga Springs is rich in history with its array of natural springs, classic architecture, beautiful parks, boutique shopping, to the excitement of the horse races at the Historic Saratoga Racecourse.
Archived in December, 2015