Wagener Estate Bed & Breakfast
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Historical elegance awaits you at our national and state register 1700's home which sits on top a knoll on five pastoral acres in the quaint village of Penn Yan, N.Y. The 200 plus year old original homestead blends Federal and Greek revival architecture. The Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast offers vacation lodging and is located in the heart of the beautiful Fingers Lakes Region and New York wine country.
We are directly on the Keuka Lake Wine Trail, and within 4 miles of Seneca Lake and the Seneca Lake Wine Trail and its countless wineries. Our estate is close to Keuka College, Hobart & William Smith Colleges centrally located between New York City and Niagara Falls.
For those travelers wishing to fly in we are within an easy drive of Rochester International, Syracuse Hancock, Tompkins-Ithaca, and Elmira-Corning Regional Airports.
Guests driving to our estate will be treated to awesome Finger Lakes views and beautiful rural landscapes.
During your stay relax in a hammock under our majestic white pines, read a book on our shaded veranda, or rest in an Adirondack chair in our small orchard which includes Wagener Apple trees developed over 200 years ago by Abraham Wagener, the founder of Penn Yan.
Beyond enjoying the natural pristine beauty of the Finger Lakes other activities and attractions include shopping, wine tasting, hiking, biking, golf, all season lake activities, antiquing, and unique dining experiences. We are near a number of state parks some which include waterfalls. The area abounds with farmers markets and a wide variety of Amish and Mennonite shops. We are a short distance from the Windmill Farm and Craft Market, The New York State Wine and Culinary Center, Sonnenberg Gardens, and the Corning Museum of Glass. For the racing enthusiast we are near Watkins Glen which hosts annual NASCAR and Grand Prix events.
Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast is directly across from the Keuka Outlet Trail maintained for hiking and biking and within walking distance to public lakeside parks, swimming beaches, and downtown restaurants and shops. Be sure to bring your hiking shoes, bikes, and kayaks.
All parking at Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast is convenient and private. At Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast we strive to maintain a quiet relaxing atmosphere for your bed and breakfast experience.
Your stay at Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast will include an elegant candlelit breakfast each morning. Breakfast is always special. All recipes were created by the innkeeper especially for Wagener Estate and typically will be served in our downstairs dining room or on the wicker finished veranda. While you relax and enjoy the grounds with your morning coffee, tea, juice, and freshly baked muffins or scones, and fresh fruit - your entrÃ©e will be prepared just for you. Our breakfast will be sure to prepare you for your day exploring the Finger Lakes.
VICTORIAN TEA LUNCHES
Wagener Estate Bed and Breakfast will host your Victorian Tea Lunches for private parties. Let us work with you to customize your special gathering to suit your liking. Menu items could include but are not limited to culinary delights such as an assortment of quiche, along with freshly made gourmet soups, and warm crusty breads. Guests can relax by the fireplace while reminiscing and enjoying the company of one another over scones with jam, and desserts that will accompany our extensive assortment of fine teas. This is the perfect setting for hosting your small gathering, bridal or baby shower, or to make someone's birthday extra special. You are welcome to wear your Victorian garb. Dates are limited during the Christmas Holiday season. Please call for availability. $19.00 per person.
Rates are quoted as double occupancy only (2 people). If the room is capable of accommodating an extra person there is a $50.00 charge per person, per night and must be approved by the Innkeeper when making your reservation.
We have a two night minimum if your stay includes a weekend. There is a three night minimum for most holiday weekends during peak season. We require a two night stay for all wine event weekends Please call to check availability for single-night reservations during this time.
Penn Yan on the north end of Keuka Lake was named for its early Pennsylvania & Yankee settlers. Recognized by "The 100 Best Small Towns In America" and "The Nationwide Guide to The Best Small Town Living" as an outstanding community, Penn Yan offers public parks with swimming beaches, picnic facilities & pavilions, playgrounds, tennis courts & public boat dockage. Main Street and the Lake Street Plaza offer a variety of shops, cafes, pubs & restaurants. Connecting Keuka & Seneca lakes is the Keuka Lake Outlet, a 6-mile linear park perfect for hiking, biking & enjoying the trail's scenic beauty. Keuka College, an independent 4-year college, offers meeting facilities year round, as well as waterfront ideal for water sports. The Windmill Farm & Craft Market is open Saturdays May-Dec. with approximately 250 vendors offering farm fresh foods, Mennonite goods, quilts, crafts, antiques & unique gifts.
Wineries * Antique shops * Boating * Parks and beaches * Hiking and biking trails
Scenic tours *Windmill Farm and Craft Market * Corning Museum of Glass
National Warplane Museum
From Points West (Buffalo, Rochester) -Take the New York State Thruway (I-90) Eastbound (towards Albany). Take exit 42 in Geneva and head south on route 14 (along the west side of Seneca Lake). After about 18 miles, you will junction with Route 54 near Dresden. Turn Right on Route 54. At the intersection of Route 54A (which is also Elm Street) take 54A south.
From Points East (Albany, Syracuse) - Take the New York State Thruway (I-90) heading Westbound (towards Rochester/Buffalo), exit at #42 in Geneva, and follow the same route as above.
From Points South (Binghamton, Elmira, Bath) - Heading West: Take Route 17/I-86 to Route 14 North (near Elmira/Horseheads), Exit 52-A, to Watkins Glen. After Watkins Glen, take Route 14A through Dundee and into Penn Yan.
Heading East: Take Route 17/-86 to Route 54 North (near Bath). Follow Route 54 through Hammondsport, along the lake and into Penn Yan. At the light in Penn Yan, turn left onto Route 14A, and then turn left at the second light onto Elm St. (Route 54A).
Once in the Village of Penn Yan you will go through one flashing light and two stop lights, then at the third stop light (intersection of 14A and 54A), turn left. This is Elm Street. We are just up the road on the right-hand side. Our driveway is just after Burns Terrace, and you should see the driveway. There is an illuminated sign out front, but it is just past the driveway. You can park in the circle at the front of the house.
If you have any trouble finding us, please call (315) 536-4591.