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mkm_logoIn Mourningkill Meadows, your home will be surrounded by rolling hills, streams and mature forests. The Meadows is located just minutes from any convenience you may need or desire.

Mourningkill Meadows is a classic suburban community with lots ranging in size from one quarter acre to over one acre. The neighborhood is located in the Town of Ballston, Saratoga County, and is served by all public utilities (water, sewer, and natural gas, and underground electric, cable and phone).

Working diligently working with Town Planners, design engineers crafted a neighborhood that has large spacious lots for gracious country living while preserving the natural beauty of the surrounding terrain. Residents of the Meadows have unparalleled access to nature through designated undisturbed and preserved land areas, protected stream corridors and ponds, and forever wild wetlands.

Students will attend the Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake School District. Many BH-BL Central School District schools, including the high school, have been designated National Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.

The map below shows the approximate size and shape of building lots in Mourningkill Meadows. Refer to the legend to know which lots are are currently available, sold, or on hold.

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Education

Uptown_CampusStudents will attend the Burnt Hills – Ballston Lake School District. Many BH-BL Central School District schools, including the high school, have been designated National Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education.

Superb private and parochial schools including Our Savior’s Lutheran School, Christian Brothers Academy, Doane Stuart School, Emma Willard School, Hebrew Academy of the Capital District, and the Waldorf School of Saratoga Springs are all less than 30 minutes from Mourningkill Meadows.

The region is home to more than 24 universities, including the State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Union College, Siena College, The College of Saint Rose, and Sage College of Albany. Nearby, Hudson Valley and Schenectady County Community Colleges offer continuing adult education with a wide array of day and evening courses.


Shopping

Ballston_Spa_ShopsMourningkill Meadows is close to all types of shopping, from quaint antique and specialty boutiques in Ballston Spa to modern malls in many of the neighboring cities. For convenient one-stop shopping, The Crossing, Shoppers World, and Village Plaza are all less than 7 minutes away. Nearby, the Clifton Park Center mall provides unique stores where you can count on receiving personal service from shopkeepers who remember you by name.

The Crossgates Mall, the Colonie Center Mall, Stuyvesant Plaza and the Wilton Mall at Saratoga are all less than 20 minutes from Mourningkill Meadows, and feature Bon-Ton, Boscov’s, Lord & Taylor, Macy’s, Sears, and hundreds of additional fine specialty shops. Additionally, Saratoga Springs is an unparalleled shopping experience reminiscent of the outdoor markets of a bygone era. Stroll the sidewalks and indulge yourself in one-of-a-kind shops, whimsical boutiques, and fantastic eateries.


Recreation

Several private golf courses are within a 20-minute drive, while challenging public golf courses can all be reached in under 25 minutes.

Within 35 minutes of your new home are a number of local, county, and state parks, where you and your family can enjoy swimming, fishing, camping, ice skating, hiking, and picnicking. The beautiful Mohawk and Hudson Rivers, Saratoga Lake and historic Lake George are less than 25 minutes away. Winter sports enthusiasts can enjoy a wealth of options in nearby Mount Snow and Killington in Vermont or Whiteface and Gore Mountains in the Adirondacks. If you prefer indoor exercise, several fitness and exercise clubs are located within 10 minutes.

The Capital District offers a broad variety of cultural diversions. You can discover history at the New York State Capitol, New York State Executive Mansion, New York State Museum, Albany Institute of History and Art, Empire State Aerosciences Museum, and the National Museum of Dance in Saratoga Springs. Enjoy a theatrical presentation at The Egg, The Chapel + Cultural Center at RPI, Palace Theater, Proctor’s Theatre, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, or Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s outdoor amphitheater.

The Saratoga Raceway, the queen of horse racing for more than 150 years, is within 15 minutes. For both casual and fine dining, there are many excellent restaurants in Albany, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Halfmoon, and Saratoga Springs.

In New York City, you can enjoy a fabulous range of cultural and recreational activities and explore an eclectic array of international dining, world-class entertainment, museums, and art galleries.


Services

Albany_Medical_CenterExcellent medical facilities are comfortably close to Mourningkill Meadows. The Urgent Care Center and other medical offices are within 10 minutes of your new home.

Albany Medical Center, Saratoga Hospital, and St. Peter’s Hospital – recently named a Top 100 Cardiovascular Hospital for an eighth consecutive year – are all less than 30 minutes away and offer a complete range of medical services. In addition, the hospitals and medical care facilities of the University at Albany (SUNY) and the New York metropolitan area, many of which are acclaimed worldwide for research and treatment, are very accessible.

Stylish Exterior Features

  • Beautiful maintenance free vinyl siding, shutters and soffits with Aluminum fascia (per plan).
  • Versetta Stone accent allowance on front elevation.
  • Lifetime Guarantee and Algae Resistant 30 year Architectural roof shingle with continuous vented ridge and soffits.
  • Garage features a two car attached garage with a Raynor® BuildMarkTM SI Series two car (16’x7’) garage door. Standard style is the Carriage House style (white or almond) with black straps and handles.
  • Therma-Tru® “Smooth StarTM” fiberglass Colonial 6-Panel Insulated Front entry door (per plan).
  • DesignHouse® “CoventryTM” front door lock set with Dead bolt in satin nickel.
  • Plygem® Performance SeriesTM energy efficient double hung windows with tilt wash option, colonial grilles between the glass and full screen on all windows (per plan).
  • Plygem® Performance SeriesTM energy efficient Sliding Glass Door with grilles between the glass and a full screen (per plan).
  • Two Electrical outlets and exterior hose connections placed one each on front and one each on rear of home.
  • Black-Top “Binder Coat” driveway placed on compacted gravel (17’ wide at Garage to Road).
  • 36″ wide concrete front walkway from driveway to the front door (per plan).
  • 8″ x 8″ x 8′ square recessed panel porch columns (per plan).
  • Professional landscaping packages to choose from with plantings, mulch, in-ground lawn irrigation system (front and side yards only with a maximum of 10 heads) and “Hydro-seeding” of disturbed areas (within 25’ of foundation).

Construction and Energy Features

  • Ice and water shield on eaves and in valleys of roof.
  • Roof mount exhaust fan with temperature and humidity sensor.
  • Full Basement with 8″ x 8′ poured concrete walls with steel reinforcement and water resistant exterior coating.
  • 4” perforated basement perimeter drain, sump pit with sump line tied into street storm water basins.
  • 4” poured concrete slab with saw cut expansion joints in basement, garage and porch areas.
  • All exterior facing basement walls are fully insulated from top to bottom of wall with R-10 foil covered insulation.
  • 2 x 6 exterior walls framed at 16” O.C. with 7/16” OSB wall sheathing with exterior house wrap.
  • Tyvek® vapor barrier house wrap on all walls and roof gables.
  • Fiberglass insulation rated R-19 in the exterior walls and R-30 in the ceiling.
  • Engineered floor joists with 3/4″ tongue and grooved sub-floor glued and nailed.
  • 200 AMP electrical service with large panel box for future circuit add on.
  • Plygem® Performance SeriesTM insulated Low E glass with argon gas double hung high performance windows.
  • Plygem® Performance SeriesTM insulated Low E glass with argon gas Sliding Glass Door (per plan).
  • Therma-Tru® insulated high performance exterior doors (standard selection).
  • Pre-wired outlet in the garage ceiling for future garage door opener placement.
  • Garage is sheet rocked and taped (one coat).
  • Lennox® High Efficiency 95% plus gas forced air heating system (one unit).
  • Lennox® High Efficiency 13 Seer Air Conditioning system (one unit).
  • Sealed duct joints for reduced air leakage and more efficient air delivery.
  • Electronic Programmable thermostat (one unit).
  • E-one® (Environment-One) grinder pumps in the basement.
  • 50 gallon quick recovery gas hot water heater (one unit).

Home Electronics and Safety

  • Security System covers first floor exterior doors, one motion detector and one control panel.
  • High speed cabling RG-6 wired to four locations.
  • Electronic Carbon Monoxide detector in basement and each floor with living space (per code).
  • Electronic Smoke detectors in all bedrooms, basement and first and second floor halls (per code).
  • Range and Dryer are 220 volt electronics.
  • Washer and Dryer location and connection are per plan.
  • Dryer Box® connection for line connection convenience, added dryer line protection and safety.

Quality Interior Features

  • Nine foot first floor ceilings.
  • Natural gas fireplace with black tile and white Berkley mantel surround (one unit, per plan).
  • Summerset® pre-finished oak hardwood flooring (standard selection per plan) in Foyer (Entry area not to exceed 100 sq. ft.), Kitchen & Breakfast Area.
  • Ceramic tile flooring (standard selection per plan) in Master Bath.
  • Armstrong® InitiatorTM no-wax flooring in Main Bath, Powder Room, Garage Entry and Laundry (per plan).
  • Coronet® Promo 130TM carpeting with six pound pad in Bedrooms, Living Room, Study, Dining Room, Family Room and Halls on second floor (per plan).
  • Full Carpeted stairs to second floor with wall mount hand rail (per plan).
  • DesignHouse® “CambridgeTM” satin nickel handle sets on all doors.
  • Oversized 5 ½” colonial baseboard trim (throughout the entire home) painted bright white w/two coats of Sherwin Williams® Super 200 paint.
  • Oversized 3 ½” colonial casing around doors and on window sills (throughout the entire home) painted bright white w/two coats of Sherwin Williams® Super 200 paint.
  • Smooth finish Sherwin Williams® Super 200 dover white painted walls and ceilings.
  • Allowance for white tight mesh closet shelving, bath accessories and mirrors (selection meeting with designer).
  • Allowance for interior and exterior lighting (selection meeting with lighting designer).
  • White pull switch and outlet plates (placement per code).
  • Total Kohler® house package with Kohler® and Kohler-Sterling® kitchen and bath products and fixtures.
  • Personal sessions with Kohler® and Kohler-Sterling® kitchen and bath products and fixtures consultant.

Master Bath Features

  • Ceramic tile flooring with selection at flooring design center (standard selection).
  • 4’ Kohler-Sterling® white fiberglass shower unit.
  • Kohler-Sterling® white round bowl commode.
  • Aristokraft® 42” vanity. Personal design session with bath cabinetry designer.
  • White one-piece cultured marble vanity top.
  • Kohler® chrome 4” faucet for vanity.
  • Kohler® chrome shower faucet with temperature balancing feature.
  • Allowance for personal selection of vanity mirror, shower curtain bar, towel bar and paper holder.
  • Fan vent in bath.

Main Bath Features

  • Armstrong® InitiatorTM no-wax flooring with selection at flooring design center (standard selection).
  • 5’ Kohler-Sterling® white fiberglass tub/shower unit.
  • Kohler-Sterling® white round bowl commode.
  • Aristokraft® 24” vanity. Personal design session with bath cabinetry designer.
  • White one-piece cultured marble vanity top.
  • Kohler® chrome tub/shower faucet with temperature balancing feature.
  • Kohler® chrome 4” faucet for vanity top.
  • Allowance for personal selection of vanity mirror, shower curtain bar, towel bar and paper holder.
  • Fan vent in bath.

Powder Bath Features

  • Armstrong® InitiatorTM no-wax flooring with selection at flooring design center (standard selection).
  • Kohler-Sterling® 22” white pedestal sink.
  • Kohler® chrome 4” faucet for pedestal sink.
  • Kohler-Sterling® white round bowl commode.
  • Allowance for personal selection of pedestal sink mirror, towel bar and paper holder.
  • Fan vent in powder room.

Kitchen Features

  • Personal design sessions with kitchen design consultant.
  • Aristokraft® cabinets w/crown molding.
  • Custom fit pencil edge granite counter-top with 4” backsplash (Tier I selection, per standard design).
  • Stainless steel double bowl kitchen sink with Kohler® chrome faucet.
  • Garbage disposal is 1/3 horsepower wall switched (per plan).
  • Designer Stainless Steel Whirlpool® appliances:
    • self-clean smooth top electric range (WFE361LVS-SS)
    • dishwasher (DU1015XTXS-SS)
    • above range microwave with recirculation hood (WMH1163XVS-SS)

Building Experience and Warranty

  • Pre-Construction selection meeting with Production Manager
  • New home introduction and walk through prior to closing.
  • RWC® New Home Warranty and Insurance.
  • Construction Progress Meetings:
    • Home Plan Finalization
    • Kitchen and Bath layout
    • Electrical Walk-through
Although illustrations, details, and specifications are believed to be correct at the time of publication, Heritage Custom Builders, LLC reserves the right to make changes, without notice or obligation. Elevations,  Floor Plans and All Layouts are for illustrations only and some are shown with optional add-ons. Windows, Doors, Kitchen and Bath layouts, ceilings, and room sizes will vary depending on final purchaser options selected. Optional items are available at additional cost. This web page is for illustrative purposes only and not part of a legal contract. Not all available features are shown. Please ask our Sales and Marketing Representative for complete information.

Mourningkill Meadows is located just 50 feet south of Route 50 and Brookline Road on Mourningkill Drive in Ballston, NY.

From I-87

Take NY-67 west; turn left onto County Rd 60/Brookline Road; turn left onto NY-50 S/Saratoga Rd; take the first right onto Mourningkill Drive.

  • Minutes to Luther Forest Technology Park (site of the new “micro-chip” plant)
  • Albany Airport – 23 miles
  • Downtown Albany – 30 miles
  • Downtown Saratoga Springs – 10 miles
  • Four major shopping areas/malls are located within 25 miles:
    • Crossgates Mall
    • Clifton Park Center Mall
    • Colonie Center Mall
    • Wilton Mall at Saratoga
  • Recreation areas are located within the community or conveniently nearby:
    • Saratoga Lake – 8 miles
    • Lake George – 35 miles
    • Ski Areas – 20 miles
    • Biking/jogging/walking paths – 3 miles

Location, Location, Location!

Mourningkill Meadows is located in Saratoga County in the Upstate region of New York State. New York State has retained its property values more than most other states in the country. Saratoga County is the only county in New York State to experience consistent growth and property value appreciation over the past 25 years, and the growth is about to “explode” once again.

Did you know?

Mourningkill Meadows is located minutes from the Luther Forest Technology Park – site of Globalfoundries, a $4.6 billion, 1.2 million square foot microchip fabrication plant on 233 acres that created close to 1,500 new jobs in the area. The Technology Park is expected to indirectly create another 4,000 new jobs in the area over the next few years.

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