Privacy, Peace, Serenity
Are you searching for a peaceful, country home for family and friends, this property could be just what you're looking for. This beautifully maintained Center Hall Colonial with an addition on the back offers so much space to be together and yet offers you the opportunity to find your own quiet alcove. The home boasts 6 bedrooms and 4.5 baths, main level laundry, a spacious kitchen, a great room for family gatherings with a working fireplace, a formal dining room and so much more. The house is nestled on 11+ acres map attached below among centuries-old trees and sweeping lawns and an open meadow outback. There is a post and beam barn in excellent condition, with plenty of room for storage.
Travel further down a gravel lane and oh goodness, it opens to the beauty and splendor of Cayuga Lake the longest lake in the Finger Lakes region of New York. 250 linear feet of level lakefront to be used so you can enjoy the water for swimming, boating, recreating, or fishing. The lakefront is extremely desirable, with no steps to contend with. A cozy, well-kept 2 bed 1 bath cottage is nestled just a few steps from the shoreline, hours of peace, relaxation fun with family and friends await you.
Nearby is a 600-Acre farm with ~1 mile of lakefront under permanent conservation easement by the Finger Lakes Land Trust, giving assurance the natural splendor will be retained. Also nearby are the Great Gully waterfalls also preserved by the Finger Lakes Land Trust. The natural beauty of this pocket of the world abounds. The property is just north of the historic Village of Aurora and Wells College and within minutes of Makenzie-Childs manufacturer of handpainted furniture, ceramics, and decor. 1 Twelve short minutes away is the City of Auburn home to the Harriet Tubman Historic Site. To the east are the cities of Syracuse and Albany and to the west the cities of Rochester and Buffalo, with numerous hospitals, colleges, and universities, with plenty of shopping available. At the southern tip of Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, NY, is the home to the world-renowned Cornell University and Ithaca College.
This country home is on the east side of Cayuga Lake and on the Cayuga Wine Trail, with four wineries very nearby, Heart and Hand Winery, Long Point Winery, the new Quarry Ridge Winery, and Apple Station Winery. Boat to the west side of the lake to enjoy several more wineries on the Trail, the oldest wine trail in the country.
Is This What You Have Been Looking For We are living in a Covid world and this comfortable home and property beckon you to its privacy, openness, and nature, to be used as a permanent residence, family compound, or vacation home. Please call the listing agent, Jennifer Persoon, at for more information.