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Vail Mills Development Area

Enhancing & Growing a Vibrant Hamlet

Town of Mayfield – Fulton County – New York

The Vail Mills Development Area offers premier opportunities for infill development in the Hamlet of Vail Mills located at the intersection of NYS Routes 29 and 30; a key gateway to the Great Sacandaga Lake and the Adirondack State Park.


The Vail Mills Development Area offers premier opportunities for infill development in the Hamlet of Vail Mills located at the intersection of NYS Routes 29 and 30; a key gateway to the Great Sacandaga Lake and the Adirondack State Park. Vail Mills is adjacent to the historic Village of Broadalbin in scenic Fulton County, NY.

As a “Gateway to the Adirondacks,” the Vail Mills Development Area is witness to over 10,000 average daily traffic volumes. The development area includes several successful businesses and a rail trail, a proposed park and a canoe launch at Kennyetto Creek.

The community supported plan for the numerous development sites includes new single family housing, a commercial/retail district and lodging in a pastoral setting.


The Vail Mills Development Area offers premier opportunities for infill development in the Hamlet of Vail Mills located at the intersection of NYS Routes 29 and 30; a key gateway to the Great Sacandaga Lake and the Adirondack State Park.


  • Established market demand for new housing and retail.

  • Multi ple prime development sites at strategic crossroads of two State highways.

  • Strong public support for a concept plan agreed to by both Town and County.

  • Opportunity to build in successful commercial corridor that includes a regional Harley Davidson dealership.

  • Planned infrastructure investments to support development.

  • Excellent location along major tourism route to the Great Sacandaga Lake and the Adirondack State Park.

Development Concept

The Development Concept features a vibrant community center with a mix of single-family homes, senior apartments, and tourist lodging, all within walking distance of shops, restaurants, recreational amenities, including a proposed park with canoe launch on the Kenyetto Creek and Rail Trail access.

Site Features

  • High visibility commercial development sites available on NYS Route 29 and 30.

  • Development-ready zoning.

  • Restaurants within walking distance of development sites.

  • Planned public park with trail system, open space, and canoe launch.

  • Less than two miles to historic downtown Broadalbin’s shops and restaurants and under six miles to the City of Amsterdam’s commercial center.

  • Close proximity to year-round, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, including boating, fishing, hunting, swimming, camping, downhill and cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, snowboarding, motocross racing, horseback riding and more.

  • Fonda, Johnstown & Gloversville (FJ&G) Rail Trail’s multi -use trail.

Broadalbin-Perth School District

The Vail Mills Development Area is located in the popular and highly-rated Broadalbin-Perth School District which features:

  • Average graduating class size of 130 students with graduation rate among the highest of the region;
  • Seventeen college-course classes, ten Advanced Placement (AP) offerings and dual enrollment;
  • Free half-day and full-day prekindergarten and before- and after school childcare (pre-K to grade 5); and
  • Athletic and extracurricular activities for all ages including art, music, drama, science and robotics, foreign language, community service, hobbies and academic programs such as Odyssey of the Mind, STEM Club and Masterminds.

Infrastructure & Utilities

  • Development sites located within the planned sewer district.

  • Existi ng electric and natural gas services on Route 29 and Route 30 through National Grid.

  • Cable and broadband available from Frontier Communications
    and Spectrum.