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A Finger Lakes Bed & Breakfast

Offering casual country charm in beautiful New York 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 1900’s, 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 1995 and has since been restored to its former glory.

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Discover Lucas Vineyards during your stay at Yale Manor for internationally-acclaimed wine made by three generations of the Lucas family. Besides its scenic location along the Finger Lakes Wine Trail and Cayuga Lake, Lucas Vineyards is known for their hospitality and warm welcome. Shop the cleverly named Nautie wines and attend one of their Nautie Summer Nights concerts offered throughout the...

History buffs will enjoy their time spent in the Finger Lakes this July with a visit to Sonnenberg Gardens and Mansion State Historic Park, located just a thirty minute drive from Yale Manor.

The 2019 Season of the Geneva Music Festival, held May 24th to June 16th, is titled “Women in Music: Key Players” and the programming represents women’s contributions to music through featured composers, performers, and multimedia. Buy your tickets and make your reservations at a nearby restaurant for a truly remarkable date night that is all about celebrating the special...