About the Project

This custom-built family home on Saratoga Lake incorporates family history with the splendor of the surrounding Adirondacks. Much of the original cabin that was built by the family’s grandfather in 1955 is still visible in the home. It starts in the mudroom which has cubbies made from reclaimed wood of the original structure. Passing through the mudroom takes you into the open-plan den flanked by an impressive custom fireplace framed in granite. Behind the main seating area lies a recreation space with a card table, pool table, and wet bar. Every floor of the house features oversized windows spanning the length of the open-plan rooms and offers views of the Lake.

On the second floor lies the spacious great room with red oak floors, cream nickel gap paneled walls, and impressive 24-foot ceilings. On one end of the great room is another custom fireplace with walnut doors and granite hearth. Next to the great room is a temperature-controlled wine room and tasting area. Walking through the dining area brings you to the bright, welcoming kitchen which features marble and onyx backsplash, Quartzite countertop on the island, and Thermadoor appliances. A butler’s pantry lies off the kitchen. Open the walnut Dutch doors to see antiquated marble countertops and tile backsplash which incorporates pictures of the family’s pets. Past the great room lies a customized cigar room with a built-in climate-controlled humidor and is decked out in walnut on the coffered ceiling, walls, and cabinets, paired against slate flooring with oak inlays. A guest suite rounds out the second floor.

A second guest suite on the third floor is separated from the master suite wing by a loft looking down on the great room below. The expansive master suite features his and hers walk-in closets, a master bedroom with views of the Lake, and a master bath with a large double bowl vanity which highlights a center stack of cabinets over drawers with coordinating mirror surround.

  • Finished Photos by: Randall Perry
  • Year Built: 2019

  • Duration of Project: 18 Months
  • Location: Saratoga Lake
  • Square Footage: 6,500 SF

  • Architect: Jim Zalewski


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