773+/- acres designed to be one of the nation’s largest and premier sportsman's retreats. Tucked into the foothills of the Adirondacks, the property is offered in four parcels and includes a main lodge, two cabins and barn. Approx 17 miles are under high fence and resident herd of 500+ animals will convey in addition to abundant wild birds and fish. Livestock includes red stag and elk, fallow, sika, whitetail and axis deer.
The region is known for its outstanding trout fishing and White Creek, a tributary to the famed Battenkill River, crosses the property to offer year-round fishing of native brown and brook trout.
The preserve offers diverse topography of rolling hills, forested valleys and cultivated food plots of alfalfa, sorghum and corn. Cut hay from the property supports most of the feed for the managed wildlife herd. Year-round outdoor activities include snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, horseback riding and bird watching along the miles of back-country roads that traverse the property.
Battenkill Preserve is ideally located for a family seeking a convenient weekend retreat or an enterprising individual or group of sportsmen looking to enjoy the Northeastern hunting tradition. New York Route 22 provides year-round access to and from the property.
The preserve is easily accessible; Saratoga County Airport is 1 hour away and Rutland Airport 90 minutes; Manhattan, Boston and Montreal are within a 4-hour drive. New York’s Saratoga Raceway is a short distance as well as Manchester, VT - home of Orvis flagship store and outlet shopping. Nearby is the gateway of the Adirondack State Park and Lake George. Skiing and golf are offered at Stratton Resort and Bromley Mountain.