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A Finger Lakes Bed & Breakfast

Stay in the beautiful Finger Lakes NY wine country.

Yale Manor is conveniently located in the heart of Finger Lakes Wine Country, on both the Cayuga and Seneca Lake Wine Trails. Just minutes from Geneva, NY, Yale Manor is privately tucked away on ten acres, in a park-like setting. The manor's boat house rests on the shoreline of beautiful Seneca Lake a short 5-minute walk from the Manor house, with a dock/deck that extends out 100 feet onto the lake, where you can swim and enjoy panoramic views and picturesque sunsets.

Originally built in the early 1900s, Yale Manor was the main structure of an impressive 365-acre farm complex built for a Mr. James Macdonald from New York City. Mr. Macdonald, U.S. manager for Royal Insurance Co. of Liverpool, England used Yale Manor as the operations center for his “Seneca Juice” business. The original farm contained the juice processing plant as well as its own railroad stop. A Yale graduate, he paid tribute to his school by incorporating the Yale name throughout his operations. After his death, the manor house went through various transformations. In a seriously deteriorated state, the structure was rescued in 2000 and has since been restored to its former glory.

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Spring is just around the corner, bringing with it longer days, warmer temperatures and more sunshine. Time to put away the snow shovel and break out the golf clubs! A round of golf is a great way to enjoy time together, take in some fresh air and get a little exercise. The Finger Lakes region offers some of the most picturesque and varied golf courses in the state, so there are plenty of...

Watkins Glen is known by most for its beautiful caverns, waterfalls and gorges, but this quintessential Finger Lakes town is beloved by car race enthusiasts for its speedway and racing history. Located south of Yale Manor at the base of Seneca Lake, Watkins Glen International traces its origins back to 1948, when the first Grand Prix was...

find it daunting to determine exactly which wineries to tour that will best fit their tastes. That's where we can help! When you book your stay at Yale Manor, you also can reserve a custom, private tour of the Finger Lakes’ finest wineries and breweries with Screech Owl Tours.


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