Timber Creek Preserve Details
AN AREA OF UNEQUALED BEAUTY
At Timber Creek Preserve, your home is a private haven just minutes from any convenience you might need. Nestled within 110 acres of mature forest, rolling knolls and gently flowing streams, the neighborhood enjoys complete isolation from the surrounding area.
Timber Creek Preserve is a unique traditional neighborhood designed community. The neighborhood is located in the Town of Ballston, Saratoga County, and is served by all public utilities (water, sewer, natural gas and underground electric, cable and phone).
Working diligently with Town Planners, our design engineers developed a neighborhood with more than 70 acres of undisturbed and preserved land, over 3 miles of nature trails, a centrally located common park area with gazebo, tree lined roads with sidewalks and for safety, and an abundance of “old town” ornamental street lighting for ambiance and added safety.
The Timber Creek Preserve community consists of 54 single family homes ranging in size from 1,345 to 2,800 square feet. The available home models include traditional colonials, ranches, and colonials with main-floor master suites.
The 46 twin town homes range in size from 1,240 to 2,200 square feet and offer single level designs and two-level designs with first or second floor master suites.
A CONVENIENT PLACE TO LIVE
In Timber Creek Preserve, you will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of country living plus excellent schools, endless shopping, vast recreational opportunities, and a wide variety of cultural events close to home. Timber Creek Preserve is located on Round Lake Road just 450 feet west of the intersection of East Line Road and Round Lake Road. Timber Creek Preserve is 2 minutes from Interstate 87 and 25 minutes from Interstate 90. The Luther Forest Technology Park (site of Global Foundries microchip plant) is 5 minutes away while Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, and Troy can all be reached in less than 30 minutes. Albany International Airport is within 20 minutes, and the Amtrak station in Rensselaer can get you to New York City in 2 1/2 hours.
A FOCUS ON EDUCATION
Students will attend the Shenendehowa School district. Four of Shenendehowa Central School District’s schools, including the high school, have been designated National Schools of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education. In addition, two of the elementary schools have been recognized as exemplary schools by the New York State Education Department. The Shenendehowa High School Class of 2008 had 140 students honored with the President’s Education Award for Academic Excellence. District students consistently earn many awards and scholarships for high levels of achievement in mathematics, science, history, music, and athletics. Over 85% of high school students continue their education after graduation. The high school offers Advanced Placement courses in numerous disciplines in conjunction with the nearby State University of New YOrk at Albany (SUNY) and Hudson Valley Community College. The high school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is a member of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors. Its graduates attend some of the finest institutions of higher learning in the country such as Boston College, Harvard, Cornell, New York University, Duke, Fordham, and the United States Military Academy at West Point.
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 Timber Creek Preserve.
The region is home to more than 24 universities such as the State University of New York 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 diversity of day and evening courses.
WORLD-CLASS SHOPPING AT YOUR DOORSTEP!
Timber Creek Preserve is close to all types of shopping, from quaint antique and specialty boutiques to modern malls. 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, and the Wilton Mall at Saratoga are all less than 20 minutes from Timber Creek Preserve, and feature Bon-Ton, Boscov’s, Macy’s, Sears, and hundreds of additional fine specialty shops. Additionally, the Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany 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.
THE BEST IN COMMUNITY SERVICES
Excellent medical facilities are comfortably close to Timber Creek Preserve. The Urgent Care Center and other medical offices are within 10 minutes of your new home.The 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.
Timber Creek Preserve is also conveniently located near houses of worship representing almost all faiths.
A CULTURAL AND RECREATIONAL PARADISE
Several private golf courses are within a 20-minute drive, while challenging public golf courses can all be reached in under 25 minutes.
Within a 25-minute drive from your new home are several local, county, and state parks. At these parks, 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. Take in a theatrical presentation or concert 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 casual and fine dining options, there are many excellent restaurants in Albany, Ballston Spa, Clifton Park, Halfmoon, and Saratoga Springs.
Reach New York City in less than 3 hours and enjoy a fabulous range of cultural and recreational activities and explore an eclectic array of international dining, world-class entertainment, museums, and art galleries.