Elegant Victorian by the River(7 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
1 Bedroom, (king) 1 Bath, and rollout couch
Seven "guest reviews" below capture the ambience.
Wineries, Corning Museum of Glass, Watkins Glen Raceway, a short drive,
National Soaring Field, Elmira College, Clemens Cultural Center, Extraordinary Fall Foliage, professional and college sporting events, Gliding, Apple Picking, Excellent dining, Trail walking, bicycling paths, Cross country Skiing, rural landscape touring.
This extraordinary 1893 home built for a local developer, by the revered architectural firm of Pierce and Bickford is totally unique in that it is nestled in natural surroundings along the Chemung River with 200 acres of space available for recreation yet it is walking distance to shopping and the City of Elmira including public transport.
The apartment is very spacious and well lit. All of the rooms are large, bedroom, kitchen, and living room. The decor is very attractive. The bathroom is extraordinarily beautiful. Huge walk in closets and a dining area. Very homey and beautiful.
Animal Sanctuary nearby. Monastery. Fishing on the River. Cross Country Skiing directly from the property. Public Pool. Active Artist Community Centers and many cultural activities within walking distance. (Mile).
Clemens Center largest presidium stage in Western NY, short drive to Ithaca, and the Finger Lakes, as well as Grand Canyon of the East in Pa, Wineries, festivals, considered one of the most beautiful regions in the world.
Excellent Airport with good connections through Philadelphia and Detroit.
Halfway between NYC and Toronto.
Wonderful Hiking, Horseback Riding, Swimming, bicycling trails.
Excellent Cuisine at reasonable prices nearby.
Numerous Public Golf Courses.
Farmer's Markets Weekly.
Tanglewood Nature Center-300 acre park in the hills a short drive from House.
Car Racing, Dirt and Track nearby.
Outdoor Drive in two miles away.
Hunting, Wild Turkey, Bear, Deer and more.
Keywords: House river victorian antiques beautiful elegant views recreation nature culture gliding museums colleges fishing cross country canoeing hunting
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Member since: 2008
- On floor 2
- 900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 2
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- ONE KING SIZE BED and A Pull Out Couch in living room.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Direct access to contiguous 350 acres plus waterfront Town park along Chemung River, cultural life, jazz club, theatre, libraries, gliding capital of US, Corning Museum of Glass, museums, bird and animal life, eagles and ospreys on the river, housekeeping service available on request, furnished with Victorian antiques, architecturally significant house built by famous architects, Pierce and Bickford, 1893, year of Chicago exposition for local developer, two porches and screened porch....moreless
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
- Mountain View:
Whilo there is no view, the property which consists of three acres with meadow and woods abuts a 250 acre park which runs along the Chemung River, considered the most beautiful stretch of River in the US. Extraordinarily scenic and jogging and cross country skiing paths....moreless
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Ski & Snowboard:
- Water Sports Gear:
Pool / Spa
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3 night min stay
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Gliding capital of US, Corning Museum, Arnot Museum, Elmira College (public) Library, Theatre, Jazz, Walk to shopping, car not necessary, architecturally important 1893 home by Pierce and Bickford,, bird and animal life, contiguous with 200 acre Town park along the Chemung River. .
Fish from the property along the Chemung River. Boat launch nearby, Bird Life, Eagles, Ospreys, Hawks, owls, unique and rare combination of proximity to city and yet deep within natural surroundings
Year Purchased: 2006
About: My wife, who was raised in Elmira, and I, raised in Manhattan, where we lived until 2005, moved to Elmira and purchased this beautiful Victoria home, because it satisfied our wish to be near the Town yet be in the Country, as it is nestled next to a 250 acre Floodplain 'Park' along the spectacular Chemung River, three blocks walk from the house.
Why Elmira, NY, USA:
Natural Beauty, Victorian Setting, Many cultural events locally, fall follage is as good as New England, , convenient location near City but rural feel as a result of nearby 250 acre park along beautiful River and Hills. Airport nearby. Cool summers and Snowy winters, good for cross country skiing and other winter recreation, Small town feel, but all of the necessities are here. Close to the Finger Lakes, Corning, Pennsylvania game lands and parks. Excellent Shopping, Numerous Golf /Courses, public swimming pools, hiking trails. Largest mall in sixty mile radius five miles from house.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
Along River Park, Birds, Deer, Eagles, Bear, (occasional) Pileated Woodpeckers, ospreys, dog walks along river, foliage, scenic beauty, stargazing, jogging trails, fishing, Canoeing, Kayaking etc.
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1893 Victorian, designed by Pierce and Bickford--Architects.
Living Room--very large
View from living room
bath room "hand laid" tiles
Rear Hallway to Bathroom
View of stable from meadow
Walk on the Dike
View of River Valley from Hilltop Restaurant.--the VRBO is in the valley
Extraordinarily beautiful bathroom
Victorian Front Porch--Newly redone
View from House into the meadow and woods
Dike--two miles--Property abuts the dike path.--next to river
Chemung River a short walk from the Dike by the House.
Google Earth View showing location of house to river and park
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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