2015 Saratoga Showcase of Homes

SARATOGA SPRINGS NY – Don't miss the 20th Annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes! For three consecutive weekends, the Saratoga Builders Association showcases the area's finest homes built by some of the Capital Region's best home builders and designers.

Go on a self-guided tour of the beautiful homes over the course of three weekends. Then cast your votes for the best homes in the people's choice awards!

3 Weekends: September 19-20 • September 26-27 • October 3-4

As of September, the participating builders for the 2015 Showcase are:

  • Bella Home Builders
  • Belmonte Builders
  • Bordeau Builders
  • Executive Builders
  • Heritage Custom Homes
  • Marini Homes
  • McPadden Builders
  • Saratoga Builders
  • Stillwater Landings LLC
  • The Michaels Group
  • Witt Construction

Tour hours:
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


  • On sale August 15
  • Valid all 6 days
  • $20 adults
  • Children under 12 FREE

Ticket Locations:

  • All Showcase Homes during tour hours
  • Local Adirondack Trust branches
  • Local Trustco Bank locations
  • Saratoga National Bank locations in Saratoga and Clifton Park
  • Curtis Lumber in Ballston Spa
  • Roohan Realty in Saratoga Springs
  • Online

New For 2015:

  • Showcase Snacks - Food trucks will be at selected showcase homes during the tour for you to purchase and enjoy a delicious lunch or snack on the go! Vendors include: Chillin' & Grillin', Airstream Catering, Mr. Ding-A-Ling, and more.
  • Saratoga Showcase of Homes Special TV Edition - The Saratoga Showcase of Homes “Special TV Edition” featuring exclusive interviews with all 11 showcase builders will be airing 5 times on the areas 3 major network affiliates leading up to and during this year’s event. This 30 minute program is produced and hosted by Donna Pennell. This special is scheduled to air on following dates and times:
    • WNYT 13: Sunday, September 20 at 6:30am
    • WRGB 6: Saturday, September 19 at 1:30pm
    • WTEN 10: Sundays, September 13, 20, and 27 at 12:30pm
Showcase of Homes MAP

Get A Sneak Peek At This Year's Homes!

The Michaels Group

Pruyn Crest - 10 Blacksmith Drive, Malta

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2,561 sq. ft.

The Cooper is one of the Michaels Group’s newest designs and already a favorite among new home buyers. Located in the heart South Glens Falls this conveniently located, yet private neighborhood boast lushly wooded home sites and offers a maintenance free living option if so desired. This model home has been expanded to 4 Bedrooms, 3 full and 1 half bath. This open concept features casual living space with the flexibility for more formal spaces. The luxurious master suite is spacious and private with an incredible walk in closet. The lower level has been finished and appeals to the growing family with a rec room, full bath and large bedroom.

About the builder:

A Tradition of Excellence….this continues to be the theme for the Michaels Group, a leading new home builder in the capital region for nearly 60 years.
Starting out from humble beginnings as a landscape designer, Jim Michaels conceived a vision of building high quality homes that incorporated individual lifestyles so as to have lasting value. Today, that tradition continues as The Michaels Group continues to build their hallmark designs throughout the Capital Region and beyond. At The Michaels Group we are not just building homes, we are building relationships that last a lifetime.
Home Features:
Finished Basement
Open Concept With Casual Dining Spaces
Hand-Scraped Hardwood Flooring
Custom Built-Ins
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Energy Star 3.0
Realtor: Signature Homes Realty - Cynthia Quade
Interior Design Firm: LM Interiors - Laurie Michaels Cerrone
Kitchen Design Firm: Builders Kitchens - Nicole Childs
Landscape: Peak Environmental

McPadden Builders

Craw Farm - 8 Craw Lane, Wilton

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,046 sq. ft.

The Chestnut blends craftsman styling and charm with current market trends. Features of this one level open floor plan include 2046 square feet, three bedrooms, two and one half tile baths, nine foot ceilings, large master suite with walk-in tile shower, kitchen with shaker style cabinetry, center island, walk-in pantry, granite countertops, hardwood floors, gas fireplace, central air and a two car side-load garage. Special attention has been given to the architectural details enhancing this home’s curb appeal.

About the builder:

McPadden Builders, LLC is a residential construction company focused on delivering a high quality product, on time and with a personal touch. Matt McPadden and his company are currently building in three Saratoga County developments including Craw Farm, Huckleberry Finn Estates and The Elms at Saratoga, and will be opening a new site in Milton soon. Matt and his team also welcome the opportunity of custom builds on individual home sites as well as full scale renovations to existing homes.
Home Features:
Large Master Suite, Full Tile Walk-In Shower

Custom Built-In Cabinetry

Nine-Foot Ceilings

Jack and Jill Bath

Large Laundry Room

Side-Load Two Car Garage
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Lennox 95% AFUE Furnace

R-40 Beno-therm Cellulose Attic Insulation System
Realtor: Roohan Realty - Valerie Thompson
Interior Design Firm: Bennington Design Team - Andrea Chenier
Kitchen Design Firm: Curtis Lumber - Heather Bodnaryk
Landscape: Brookside Nursery - Ian Murray

Bella Home Builders

Rolling Green Executive Estates - 26 Rolling Green Drive, Wilton

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 3,173 sq. ft.

This Traditional Colonial inspired Custom Home has 4 bedrooms and 3 ½ baths.  This custom home is truly a classic with its two bricked chimneys on each end, is one of a kind.   The exterior has 12″ recessed paneled corners, with Dental Blocking throughout the eves.  Genuine slate front porch, covered by a tongue and groove ceiling.  When you first enter the home while in the Foyer, the endless amount of custom trim is abundant throughout.  The custom designed multiple piece crown molding and picture framed wall trim are exquisite. The gourmet kitchen features a unique granite waterfall island. This is truly a dream kitchen.  The focal point of this classic home is the Family Room with 18’ cathedral ceilings.  Custom Built-ins flank both sides of the efficient fireplace.  As you walk into the master bath suite, you are greeted with a gorgeous herringbone tiled floor, a luxurious custom shower with beautiful tiled floor and walls, granite curbs and thresholds, frameless 3/8″ thick glass with multiple shower heads.

About the builder:

Bella Home Builders, is a premier award winning company. We create architecturally grand and luxurious homes that blend imagination, excitement, privacy and warm comfortable environments. These homes are unique to each client. Our homes are known for their rich, interior woodwork, iron treatments, reclaimed material and dramatic ceilings. They are also renowned for their grand staircases, elegant fireplaces, pools and lush landscaping. We pride ourselves on our vision and ability to design homes that are spectacular in and out. Bella Home Builders’ basic approach is to offer superior craftsmanship at an exceptional value. We choose not to be a high volume company. We build a house as perfect as we can at a competitive price. Our values have been instilled “to do what’s right, be honest and fair.” We keep our promises!
Home Features:
Dental Blocking Outdoor Trim

12″ Raised Panel Outdoor Trim

Custom Built-Ins and Custom Mantel

Three Piece Custom Crown Moldings

Granite Waterfall Kitchen Island
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Pella Windows

97% Efficient Furnace

Power Vented Gas Hot Water Heater
Realtor: Select Sotheby's International Realty - Gerald Magoolaghan
Kitchen Design Firm: Builder's Kitchens - Andy Nolan
Landscape: Bella Home Builders - Dave DePaulo

Saratoga Builders

Schuyler Pointe - 2 Corinne Court, Saratoga Springs

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,500 sq. ft.

The Breckenridge is a one of a kind custom home offering a first floor master suite, open floor plan, and 4 season room. It includes hardwood floors, granite countertops, Kohler fixtures, Pella windows, gas fireplace, cathedral ceilings, and much more.

About the builder:

Saratoga Builders is an award winning, custom home builder that builds homes of the highest quality and energy efficiency to satisfy the needs of every new home buyer. They will build custom homes using their own plans or the customer’s plans. They will build on their own lots or on land owned by the customer.
Home Features:
1st Floor Master Bedroom Suite

Expanded Gourmet Kitchen

Hardwood Floors

Granite Countertops

4-Season Room
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Highest Energy Star Rating with a 50% Reduction in Energy Costs

Energy Star Appliances: Refrigerator, Stove, Dishwasher, Microwave, HVAC System
Realtor: Keller-Williams - Christine Marchesiello
Interior Design Firm: Michael DeAngelo Associates
Kitchen Design Firm: Builder's Kitchens - Nikki Stelling
Landscape: Blue Spruce Nursery, Inc - Robert Daly

Belmonte Builders

The Mill at Smith Bridge - 17 Saw Mill Court, Wilton

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,520 sq. ft.

This feature rich home has an open floor plan with a first floor master bedroom including a luxury retreat below, a juliet balcony overlooking  a bright foyer, a sunroom and covered porch. Wrought iron balusters, forged iron trim and beam accents lend a rustic feel and the large open ceilings make it sunny and bright.

About the builder:

Founded in 1977, Belmonte is one of the largest custom home builders in the area. Our mission is to identify the individual needs and lifestyle of our customer and build a “Home As Individual As You Are”. Come visit a Belmonte home to see the flow of the floor plan, the quality of the fixtures, the integrity of construction, and the loving attention to detail. These qualities are the building blocks which our success stands on today.
Home Features:
First Floor Master

Luxury Hidden Retreat

Juliet Balcony

Sunroom and Covered Porch

Wroght Iron, Forged Iron Trim

Home Theater
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Energy Star Home
Realtor: Belmonte Builders - Rob Rothschild
Interior Design Firm: Liberty Design Group - Chris Liberty
Kitchen Design Firm: Belmonte Builders - Lindsey Belmonte
Landscape: CPI Landscaping - Chris Gennoy

Witt Construction #1

29 Carriage House Lane, Saratoga Springs

4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Bathrooms, 3,276 sq. ft.

Carriage House Lane is a classic Saratoga Springs neighborhood located near Skidmore College. This stunning estate was designed as a traditional home with a connecting breezeway to a charming Carriage House 1st Floor Master Suite with Master Bath in marble and walk in shower. Showcase Kitchen with custom cabinets designed by Witt Construction. Spacious indoor and outdoor living with pass thru to screened porch complete with pizza oven. Open Veranda off Family Room overlooking pool. Custom woodwork and wide plank floors throughout. Additional Master Bedroom on 2nd Floor along with two more bedrooms.

About the builder:

Witt Construction, Inc., builds award-winning, custom-designed homes that are striking in appearance, energy-efficient, and enduring in their value. Witt Construction, founded in 1987, builds custom and semi-custom homes in the historic city of Saratoga Springs, NY and the surrounding Capital Region. The company is recognized in the industry and by clients alike as the prominent custom-home builder in Saratoga and is noted for constructing homes that are rich in spirit of space and designed to enhance the unique character of each home. Equally notable is John Witt’s passion and gusto for crafting homes solid of structure, stunning in design, and inspired by an elegant sense of style.
Home Features:
Stone Carriage House Connected to Main House

Unique City Lot on Historic Carriage House Lane

Private Yard

Custom Outdoor Pizza Oven
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Spray Foam Insulation

Energy Efficient Lighting and Appliances
Interior Design Firm: DeRocker Design Firm & West Associates - Ed DeRocker (Lead Designer), Renee West (Associate Designer)
Kitchen Design Firm: Witt Construction, Inc.

Witt Construction #2

Lot 5 - Brown Road, Stillwater

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 3,103 sq. ft.

Located in a neighborhood among National Award Winning Witt Construction Showcase Homes. Beautiful lake views. 1st Floor Master Suite. Perfect home for empty nesters. Gorgeous Sunroom overlooking Saratoga Lake. Lower Level workout room and 2 additional bedrooms on the 2nd Floor.

About the builder:

Witt Construction, Inc., builds award-winning, custom-designed homes that are striking in appearance, energy-efficient, and enduring in their value. Witt Construction, founded in 1987, builds custom and semi-custom homes in the historic city of Saratoga Springs, NY and the surrounding Capital Region. The company is recognized in the industry and by clients alike as the prominent custom-home builder in Saratoga and is noted for constructing homes that are rich in spirit of space and designed to enhance the unique character of each home. Equally notable is John Witt’s passion and gusto for crafting homes solid of structure, stunning in design, and inspired by an elegant sense of style.
Home Features:
Beautiful Sunroom Overlooking Saratoga Lake

Minutes From Saratoga Springs

Modest-Sized Home That Provides Spacious Living

Pet-Friendly Design with Built-In Dog Crates in Mud Room
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Spray Foam Insulation

Pella Windows
Interior Design Firm: Dorwin Dawson Associates, Inc. - Pamela Dorwin Dawson
Kitchen Design Firm: Witt Construction, Inc. - John Witt
Landscape: Brookside Nursery - Ian Murray

Executive Builders

4 Cedar Bluff Court at Saratoga Lake, Stillwater

4 Bedrooms, 5.5 Bathrooms, 4,667 sq. ft.

Executive Homebuilder’s once again brings luxury living to Saratoga Lake. Once you enter the home, the massive great room, featuring soaring ceilings and a stone fireplace, reveal what’s to come. The home features an amazing first floor master plus three additional junior suites. Set on a cul-de-sac lot there is ample decking from which to enjoy stellar views of the lake and mountain back-drop. Gracious living over three stories includes an abundance of custom detailing- imported tiles, hardwood floors, massive amounts of glass, custom built-ins, and last, but not least, the fantastic kitchen. The lower level includes an entertainment room with a bar and a private guest suite. Kitchen cabinets, bath vanities and built-in cabinets are all built locally at the builder’s millwork factory.

There is plenty of covered outdoor spaces plus a 3rd car garage to store boating gear. There is also shared lake access and a dock.

About the builder:

Executive Builders –purveyors of luxury homes. With roots in the fixture and fitting sector for luxury hospitality hotels, the builder is known to stay step ahead of what consumer’s desire. Every home, in every price range, feature custom mill and cabinetry direct from the builder’s millwork factory. From conception to closing, the builder will work hand-and-hand with the buyer. There is no job too large or too detailed for this builder. Executive Builders is much more that bricks and mortar; we are about creative details that make a house a warm and inviting home. Executive Builders provide high-style living spaces and enduring value for all of our clients in the Saratoga/Capital Region.
Home Features:
Custom Kitchen

First Floor Master Suite with a Spacious Bath
and a Custom Walk-In Closet

Great Decks Overlooking the Lake

Soaring Ceilings

Abundance of Glass

Lower Level Bar and Wine Cellar

Realtor: Select Sotheby's International Realty - Lorraine Conoby
Interior Design Firm: Paula McCormick Interiors - Paula McCormick
Kitchen Design Firm: Executive Builders
Landscape: Matt's Landscaping & Stonescaping - Matt Ball

Stillwater Landings 2015 LLC

7 Newland Road, Stillwater

3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,380 sq. ft.

This 2300+ sq ft Ranch style home has an open floor plan, high ceilings in living room with stone fireplace (gas), eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances,  silestone counters, an island for extra seating, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with marble vanities, bonus room above the garage, sliding doors off kitchen to the deck, walkout  finished basement with sliding door to patio, walk to Hudson River, elementary, middle, and high schools.

About the builder:

James Doyle – Builder – Single Family home builder of quality homes at an affordable price.
Motto – “Simple home- simple life- simple price”
All homes in development can walk to school, walk to fitness center for village, located on Stillwater Campus, all homes are easy walk to Hudson River for kayaking, jet skiing,  and aquatic sports.
Home Features:
Radiant Heated Floor

Stainless Steel Appliances

Silestone Countertops

Hardwood Hickory Floors Throughout

Crown Moldings

Carrera Marble Vanities

Gas Fireplace

Hot Water on Demand

Custom Tiling

Trex Deck Off Kitchen

Custom Lighting

Walk Out Basement to Patio

2-Car Attached Garage

Professionally Landscaped
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Radiant Heating in Basement and 1st Floor
Realtor: James G. Doyle - Maria Millington
Interior Design Firm: Stillwater Landings 2015 LLC
Kitchen Design Firm: Stillwater Landings 2015 LLC
Landscape: Bill McCollow

Marini Homes

Howland Park - 28 Howland Park Drive, Mechanicville

5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, 2,899 sq. ft.

A new floor plan for 2015, we are proud to introduce the Ravello. Available in the Nantucket or farmhouse elevation, the Ravello ranges from 2,304 to 2,899 SF including options. The open floor plan creates a flow and atmosphere unlike any other. Combine that with the long list of standard features included in each home, and discover why the Ravello is becoming one of the most popular models that Marini has to offer.

About the builder:

Marini Homes is a fourth generation company that has been one of the capital regions most trusted home builders since 1947. With communities from Bethlehem to Malta and everywhere in between, come discover why we’ve built more than 3,500 homes throughout the capital region. At Marini Homes, “There is no place like home”.
Home Features:
Standard 9' Ceilings

Standard Stainless Steel Appliances

2nd Floor Laundry Room

2nd Floor Movie Room

Guest Room with Full Bathroom on 1st Floor
Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
All Joist Simple Framing System: Lightweight, Heavy Duty, Environmentally Sound

95% Efficient Two Stage Convertible Multi-Speed Gas Furnace

Sealed Duct Joints Reduce Air Leakage, Distribute Air Evenly, with Less Exposure to Dust and Indoor Pollutants
Realtor: RobMar Realty, Inc.
Interior Design Firm: Marini Homes - Monika Ohl
Kitchen Design Firm: Marini Homes - Monika Ohl
Landscape: Marini Homes - Jeremy Beacher

Bordeau Builders Inc.

3C Inglewood Drive, Halfmoon

2 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 1,873 sq. ft.

Our Inglewood Model for the “Showcase of Homes” was designed with efficiency, convenience and practicality in mind. This Flex Style design meets the needs of everyone, the professional, traveling empty nesters, or families just starting out. This home is a 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath unit, 1873 square feet of wonderful. This unit has all of the luxury and amenities that you desire with a budget you can afford.

About the builder:

Bordeau Builders, Inc has been building quality homes for over 30 years and has the reputation for quality, dependability and service. We are highly dedicated to the highest level of construction, as well as, each client we serve. Truly loving what we do, making every clients dreams become a reality.
Home Features:
Unique Floor Plan

Custom Built-In Surrounding Fireplace

Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Energy Efficient Appliances

Energy Efficient Insulation Package R-48 & R-21
Realtor: Joseph Bordeau
Interior Design Firm: Janine Fusco (Homeowner)
Kitchen Design Firm: Homecrest Kitchens - Jamie Bergami
Landscape: Lansing Property Services - Roxanne Lansing

Heritage Custom Builders

Mourningkill Meadows - 16 America Way, Ballston Spa

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, 2,570 sq. ft.

The Laurel is a two-story home which features traditional details blended with a touch of contemporary flare. The large first floor windows allow plenty of sunlight to stream in, making this a warm and inviting place to raise a family and entertain guests. Enjoy cozy evenings in the Family Room in front of the fireplace, prepare meals in the Kitchen and serve them in the formal Dining Room or Breakfast nook. The two-car garage offers an entrance to the home that is complete with a traditional bench with storage and a Laundry Room. The four Bedrooms on the second floor make this home the perfect choice for a family’s first home. The Master Suite has a large Walk-in Closet and a private Bath with tile shower, soaking tub, commode and double sink vanity. The second floor is completed with three additional Bedrooms that offer ample closet space and share a full Bathroom.

About the builder:

In the early 1950’s, Arthur J. Brooks began a business relationship by remodeling and restoring homes. Along with his wife Laurie and daughter Deborah, a truly family-based, quality-oriented building company was started. Geoffrey C. Brooks continues his family’s tradition of building custom homes in the Capital District. Heritage Custom Builders, LLC has been built upon a tradition of quality, a dedication to excellence and commitment to fine detail.
Home Features:
Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Family Room All Open & Connected

Dining, Living, Mud & Powder Rooms and Laundry are on 1st Floor

Spacious Master Suite with Sitting Room
& Large Walk-In Closet

Master Bath with Soaking Tub & Large Tile Shower

Energy Efficiencies / Green Technology:
Energy Star Home
Realtor: Scott Varley
Interior Design Firm: Classic Interiors - Lynn Ricci
Kitchen Design Firm: Bellevue Builders Supply - Bill Kanas
Landscape: Surroundings - Dave Mastropietro

Proceeds benefit:

Rebuilding Together Saratoga CountyHabitat for Humanity of Northern Saratoga, Warren and Washington Counties

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