Maria Barr


Company production leader since 2015 and Sotheby's International Realty President's Club Member. I've been working full time in the real estate industry as a licensed salesperson since 2001. I enjoy working with people and knowing that I provide them with the best possible representation for this all-important life event and the largest financial transaction in many people's lives. As marketing experts, our focus is to ensure that your property's presentation and exposure are world class through compelling imagery and unparalleled distribution. I specialize in expert and professional representation for my clients, both seller, and buyer. You can feel confident that your interests are my first priority. Because I know how important it is for you to be able to make intelligent, informed decisions, I consistently strive to provide you with the most relevant and current market data available. While many of my clients have bought and sold homes before, I also work with first-time buyers and am happy to provide them with guidance based on my years of experience as a top producer. If you are thinking about selling or buying a home, please give me a call (m 518.857.6396) or send me an email at maria@mariabarr.com. I welcome your questions and look forward to speaking with you.
$425,000  •  40 acres
Custom built home very privately sited on 40 acres of fields and woods. Many maple trees and the property includes a fully functional sugar house -make your own maple syrup! Great property for horses with pasture, fields and LOTS of trails in the area. Home is set back from the road giving a truly private situation. This uniquely designed home has a semi circular floorpan to optimize the setting. Huge stone fireplace is a focal point of the main living area with a cathedral ceiling clad in beautiful hardwood with beams making a cozy gathering place in all seasons. French doors open out to a deck with views of mountains and fields. HUGE upper level currently has one bedroom and there's room for a wonderful master suite or several additional bedrooms. Virtual Tour available.
$349,500  •  20.24 acres
This Colonial styled home has a new look with contemporary updates and an open first floor. Wow! Indoor pool let's you stay fit right from home. The home is spacious and also offers a full finished basement. Conveniently located with 20 acres, this property offers so much. Cleared and a great horse property with the addition of fencing. A great country vibe and unusual conveniences. 3 hours from NYC and a great retreat!
$474,900  •  54.3 acres
Beautiful rural setting among 54 acres in the heart of Catskill, offering 3 homes on utilizable farmland. Main house is a 3 bedroom ranch w/ kitchen, dining area and living room with tiled and oak flooring throughout, wood stove and enclosed screen porch. Second home has 3 bedrooms, den, kitchen, living and dining rooms, with an open porch and rear deck, and the third is a 2 bedroom cottage w/eat in kitchen, utility and living room. Main home is owner occupied while the other two serve as rental income properties. Plenty of space to add in more rental units, or build a dream house of your own on this secluded acreage with its on site creek, rich wildlife, hiking trails, and local ski resorts.
$2,250,000  •  59.5 acres
Private country estate on 59 acres encompassed by Taghkanic Creek. Hardwood and crowning beams among sky-lit cathedral ceilings warm the open first floor hosting a sun drenched great room with stone fireplace and custom built in wet bar. A country kitchen with ample cabinetry & counter space flows into the dining &living areas w/ french door access to the four seasons room. Personal haven in the ensuite master with windowed nook and walkout to the wrap around deck. Second story has 2 spacious bedrooms, full bath, landing perfect for a library, and large bonus room. Additional space and storage available in the full basement with high end mechanicals and efficient oil fired Buderus. Lush grounds, wooded nature trails and vast meadows superb for recreation or farming. 2 Hr drive to NYC.
$849,000  •  75.11 acres
Enjoy seclusion and convenience in this spacious updated farmhouse nestled on 75 serene wooded acres with an onsite pond. Open and airy layout with ceramic tile and silky wood plank floors, gifting plenty of space for relaxation and family gatherings among the living room with vaulted ceiling and crowning wood beams featuring a stone fireplace and glass french door walkout to the spacious screened in deck overlooking the grounds. Retreat to the inviting master bedroom with a bluestone hearth, walk-in closet and ensuite bath. The lower level includes a finished rec room with bar, warming wood stove and guest accommodations. Property comes with a classic red barn, wood shed and two 2-car garages, one with an incorporated 1 bdrm in-law suite. 15 min to Saratoga Springs, 45 min to Lake George.
$339,000  •  11.16 acres
This updated log home offers the ultimate in privacy and seclusion. Located near the NY/VT border, it’s convenient to local ski areas and lakes.Featuring hardwood floors and a three sided fireplace in the Great Room with its soaring two story cathedral ceiling and a south facing wall of windows. An open floor plan is complemented by a cozy sitting room with sliders to the patio area. The detached outbuilding could be adapted for storage, a studio/office. 11 acres of wooded privacy inWashington County.
$289,500  •  23.1 acres
Marvel at the private million dollar vistas offered by this contemporary haven. Beautifully set to optimize panoramic views, this 15-year-old custom home is crowned with a second story walkout wrapped veranda, invoking a feeling of being on top of the world. The open floor plan consists of a great room and kitchen with a multi-sided gas fireplace. This secluded country retreat is close to various ski resorts, the ADKs, Green Mtns, and The Berkshires, making this home a fantastic second or primary residence.
$999,000  •  226.8 acres
“Symphony of peace is the murmuring sound of a river! And with the shimmering water I feel my limbs’ ecstatic quiver” ― Munia Khan An extensive 2001 renovation of the original house completes a blend that is period in feel with a modern aesthetic,where it matters. With a seamless flow from country elegance to “WOW!", hardwood floors and travertine entries welcome those who enter and lay ground for tailored high end finishes throughout the home. Featuring a beautifully crafted deluxe kitchen hosting a viking range with double oven and custom crafted hood and pot rack over the wood island, formal dining room with glass door walk out, living room with original brick wood burning fireplace, and sunbathed glassed in room. The second story dons an ensuite master, 3 additional bedrooms as well as 3 full baths. With an appealing combination of fields and woods, a long river frontage and spring fed pond, this large 226 acre property makes the perfect retreat or equestrian home while an on site two bedroom 1000 sqft cottage hosts guests in comfort and privacy. An outstanding timber framed barn offers a multitude of uses...think horses or epic work area!
$1,325,000  •  130.5 acres
Unique two story custom home nestled in a nature lover’s paradise set on 130 acres of beautiful meadows, pastures and woodlands offering maximum privacy. Impeccably designed first floor open layout centered around an impressive vaulted great room embellished with hand crafted details throughout. Featuring gleaming yellow birch flooring with matching cathedral ceiling, custom built in bookcase, and the highlight of the room a gorgeous porcelain tiled wood burning fireplace, fashioned to provide high efficient heat. Sunlit airy dining area with panoramic views via surrounding oversized Anderson windows, modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances, tailor made cabinetry and countertops with peninsula island perfect for breakfast. Accommodating three generously sized bedrooms with personal views, and two full custom tiled baths adorned with high end European fixtures. Encompassed by 5,000 acres of privately owned land, the grounds provide richly diverse habitats homing deer, bobcats, foxes, porcupines, rabbits, year round neotropical song birds, hawks, eagles and all species of amphibians and reptiles endemic to the region. Plenty of year round outdoor recreation to enjoy from on site orchards of apples, peaches, and pears, two ponds and a relaxing nature walk to Bagley Brook bordered by suite of herbaceous plants and spring ephemerals. Property meadows suitable for hemp, hops, grazing animals, and includes a 3 story restored 1800’s peg and beam barn, as well as propane generator. An exquisite personal haven suited for permanent living or as a vacation get away, property has great rental history. Various area dining available within a 20 min drive, 2 hours to Saratoga Springs, 3 hours to New York City.
$995,000  •  100 acres
Ultra private luxurious contemporary set atop 100 acres of woodlands, bestowing glorious views of the Berkshire Mountains. An open airy layout elegantly crafted throughout with gleaming cherry floors, custom tile work, french doors and stone accents. A chef’s delight with a gourmet kitchen fully equipped with double electric wall ovens, 5 burner cooktop island, high end appliances including a SubZero side by side refrigerator and freezer, accented with cherry cabinetry and Corian countertops. Enjoy family meals in the formal dining room with plenty of gathering space offered in the family and living rooms, each with a built in wood burning stone fireplace providing the warm ambiance. First floor master suite with its own brick fireplace, jet tile tub and bidet, windowed study, additional second floor master and several spacious bedrooms and baths. In addition there is 3,600 square feet of dry, unfinished basement which could be used for a gym or recreation area. Attached three-car garage, circular driveway with ample parking. A variety of recreational activities right at home with large 16 x 40 indoor heated Gunite pool maintained by a state of the art humidity control system, just one of the forward thinking additions made by the current owner, 13 x 40 solarium, hiking and cross-country skiing on the property. Ideal as a mountaintop ski retreat or family compound, near everything the Berkshires has to offer. Property is about 10 minutes from Lenox (Tanglewood); 20 minutes from Jacob’s Pillow Performing Arts Center, Great Barrington (Brody Mountain Ski area) and Jiminy Peak Ski Area. 50 minutes to train service to New York City.
$990,000  •  117 acres
Esteemed family home, privately sited and surrounded by 42 acres of farmland punctuated by lush landscaping, this estate offers inspiring views of meadows and forested mountains just outside of Altamont NY. Natural light floods the interior via built in skylights in vaulted ceilings and surrounding oversized windows illuminating the 7000sq ft manor. The entry level features a cook’s kitchen with built in amenities such as double ovens and four burner glass cooktop, custom cabinetry breakfast bar and dining area with bay window views. The floor plan is perfect for entertaining with a formal dining room and connected sitting room accented brick inlay wood stove. The grand living room is centered around a full size ornate brick wood burning fireplace. French doors open into the four season room overlooking a private 1 acre pond stocked with mature koi fish. The first floor master suite features his and hers full baths and a sitting room. A second master bedroom suite with double closets, spacious custom tiled bath, and glass walk out to private sun room on the second floor. The pristine grounds features fruit trees, and plenty of recreational activities on the cleared and forested land. This property is great for horses!! Privately owned state of the art dual alternative energy solar and wind power systems are included allowing you to go green! First floor walkout back deck with built in bench seating and covered grill area leads to paved patio and hot tub room. 3 car attached and additional two car detached garages and full finished basement provides plenty of additional storage space. 10-13 Miles from French's Hollow Fairways, Orchard Creek Golf Club & Cider House restaurant and Briar Creek Golf Course, 18-25 Miles to Albany Yacht Club, Mohawk Harbor, and Schenectady Yacht Club, 45 Mins to Saratoga Race Course and Saratoga Performing Arts Center.
$399,900  •  100 acres
The Beardslee Homestead is nestled among 100+ acres of fertile pastures, open farmlands, and flat courtyards. Recipient of the National Register Of Historic Places, this farmhouse with portions dating back to the early 1700s, is comprised of 8 generously sized bedrooms, a luminous eat-in country kitchen with built-in cabinets and breakfast bar, as well as a family room that has been enhanced with a brick wood burning fireplace. Maintaining many primitive characteristics such as the wide plank floorboards and the Connecticut spiral staircase, this home exudes it’s historic farmhouse aesthetic while incorporating features and amenities for today’s lifestyle. Sprinkled throughout the polished grounds are many unique historical gems to include an 1840 hop house easily identifiable by its pyramidal roof that has been converted into a miniature museum displaying the 1800s hops farming tools and equipment. To store all your toys, there is a two-stall, well constructed garage that was previously used as a tavern and offers a second-floor storage area and is complete with electricity. Further intrinsic to this homestead is a large 1970 barn that in its prime held 150 to 200 milking cows, an old icehouse building, a stable perfect for housing horses, a fully functional blacksmith workshop with a second-floor workspace. The acreage supports diverse wildlife including bear turkey deer and other animals. Unadilla is considered to have above average fishing and known for its diverse wild fish, it is not unusual to catch several bass or trout in a single day close by is the Wharton Creek an opportune spot for fly fishing. Just a short scenic drive to Cooperstown and easy access to US-20.
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Maria Barr
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Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
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