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Spectacular Historic Mansion Overlooking Niagara Gorge In Beautiful Village

People10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights

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Property
estate
People
10
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Minimum Stay
4 - 6 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 5 bedroom holiday estate in Lewiston - Niagara Gorge Mansion

Historic 200 Year Old Mansion In Charming Village On The Edge Of Gorge

Historic Mansion Overlooking Spectacular Niagara Gorge

The historic Mansion is just minutes from Niagara Falls, wine country, golf and great restaurants. This charming and elegant Greek Revival features 6 bedrooms, baths and specious great rooms overlooking the spectacular Niagara gorge.

The historic Mansion, situated in the charming and historic Village of Lewiston is just 6 miles from iconic Niagara Falls. The Mansion is a fully restored Greek Revival Mansion perched on two acres the top of a Hill, overlooking the beautiful waters of the Gorge and Canada beyond. Built in 1815, this fully restored 6000 sq ft Greek Revival mansion ifeatures 5 bedrooms, 3 baths, 7 fireplaces and has all its original architectural features such as original floor boards, crown moldings and extraordinary cantilevered staircase and bridal path. Guests enjoy both East and West Salons, dining room and gourmet kitchen. Guest retreats include king bed retreat with ensuite bath and queen rooms with original floor boards over 22 inches wide.

The Mansion and the beautiful New England Village of Lewiston, has been at the center of American history for two hundred years. Originally built in 1807 it was burned by the British during the War of 1812. Fully rebuilt after the War, it has hosted many famous visitors including the Marquis de LaFayette, John Jacob Aster and famed American author James Finamore Cooper. Experience this rare opportunity to be a guest at this stunning architectural gem. Sleep in this unique setting surrounded by 200 years of American history .

Lewiston has been called the most historic square mile in American history and the Mansion has figured prominently in the Region’s rich and colorful past. This quiet and charming Village was the ancient trade routes of the mighty Portage, the centerpiece of Empire. Lewiston was also the last stop on the Underground railroad. Charming and informative Historical and Ghosts walking tours bring Lewiston's rich history to life.. .

Stroll down the 200 year old Bridal Path into the lovely and historic Village of Lewiston with its one of a kind shops and terrific selection of fine and romantic restaurants. The Mansion is just a five minute stroll to Lewiston’s Performing Arts Center. ArtPark features weekly concerts with contemporary artists in the amphitheater and plays on its main stage. Lewiston is also the center of a lively festival season, including the Historic Jazz Festival, Arts Festival and Peach Festival. In just a few minutes drive, you can be in the heart of the Niagara’s renown Wine Region featuring over 18 boutique vineyards . Drive into this beautifully unspoiled countryside to enjoy the best of the Region’s wine and fresh farm produce. World class golf is just around the corner at the top ranked Hickory Stick designed a by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Nearby is the tremendous Niagara Country Club home of the Porter Cup. The Gorge also offers sailing, jet skiing and kyacking. The famed Whirlpool Jet Boat features the only jet board ride through the Whirlpool Gorge and Class V rapids . Hiking and cycling the Gorge trail is also a tremendous way to experience the breathtaking view of the Gorge. This region has it all and is also a place to just stroll the small Village, rest and read a book on the gracious column lined porch watching the waters of the Niagara Gorge endlessly moving along .

monument From the grounds of the Mansion you can clearly see the Queenston Heights Monument across the Gorge on the Canadian side of the border.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Diane
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 October, 2016
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About Diane

We fell in love with this extraordinary and gracious beauty. As lovely as the original Mansion is, the 2 acres placed in the center of one of the most beautiful and charming historic Village's in American history. The War of 1812 began in Lewiston with the Mansion's overlook being used to stage the canon attack across the Gorge to attack the British positions. The Marquis de Lafayette enjoyed the hospitality at the Mansion in 1823 . Later in the century, the unique position at the edge of the Gorge make this the hub for fugitive slaves escaping the last 100 yards to freedom in Canada. We have proudly restored this extraordinary piece of American history . Each room and architectural feature has been fully restored to its 1815 beauty. Original columns, fireplace mantels, crown moldings and wood plank floors have been carefully restored . The dining room, which seats 20 is decorated with original art murals depicting the region's geographic beauties. The East Salon overlooks the bridal path and 4000 sq ft stone terrace and the historic monument . The West Room overlooks the beautiful Niagara Gorge and Canada beyond .

Diane purchased this estate in 2002

Why Diane chose Greater Niagara

We had looked extensively for the perfect restoration project and the Mansion with its rich past located in the heart of a Village complete with all the cultural amenities and terrific things to do. Restoring this spectacular Home took ten years of painstaking work and a passion for the work. We have enjoyed restoring this home and sharing it with our extended family. Updating the interior space to create an "historically hip" feel has been an exciting experience. This sense of being part of a beautiful and historic setting is a great escape from our big box strip mall world. It is a gracious world of peace and plenty that we have shared with our neighbors and community hosting lovely receptions. This is a setting that has to be shared with those who will appreciate this elegant ease of another time. . Each bedroom has an updated with chic understated feel. The Gourmet Kitchen features state of art appliances, a light airy feel and a 9 ft wide hearth with original beehive oven .

What makes this estate unique

The Mansion is located in the heart of the Region's most desirable area with endless opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, great food, cultural venues, wonderful shopping and all without traffic in a spectacular setting complete with old world charm. The iconic Falls at Niagara is just a short drive as well. The Wine Country is within a 10 minute drive and is only wine region outside of the Rhineland to create the highly prized "Ice wine". With steps of the Mansion are restaurants offering exciting cuisine and delightful farm to table menus. World Class Golf is just around the corner at the Hickory Stick designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. ArtPark is a summer long performing arts center with both indoor stage and outdoor amphitheater with terrific concerts and plays. The Whirlpool Jet boat is the world's only whirlpool Class V water rapids excursion. Fashion Outlets is 15 minutes from the house and feature couture designer shops. The area has it all while being very much off the beaten path, no crowds, no terrific and the region is a great value as

Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveller reviews)

Spectacular Historic Mansion Overlooking Niagara Gorge In Beautiful Village
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews
5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

My large family checked into The Mansion over the Fourth of July. It was everything I had hoped for and then some. Beautiful rooms artfully decorated, spacious patios, porches, lovely furnishings and comfy beds. Diane, the owner and Rebecca, our caretaker, made sure we had what we needed. The location was ideal for us. Conveniently situated at the base of Center St. close to our favorite things, we found it to be the most ideal stay. We'll be back next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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gorgeous old mansion right on the niagara gorge

  • 4 of 5

We were a group of friends, 4 couples, that get together every year for a vacation together.

The property was beautiful. It had a great view of the Niagara river from the back yard. It was big enough for all of us, which is difficult to find. Diane, the owner, is very helpful and responds quickly when you contact her.

The town had several restaurants and coffee shops. We tried three different coffee shops while there, and they were all very good.

It was a very close and easy drive to Niagara Falls.

All in all, it was a great trip in a beautiful location. If you are looking for a larger house to stay in, then definitely consider this mansion. I highly recommend it.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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My Beautiful Wedding STAY

  • 5 of 5

I recently had the pleasure of staying at this beautiful Mansion built in 1815 with my entire family for my wedding day. We had reserved only 4 nights originally, but after our first night, we reached out to the owners to extend our stay. They were more than accommodating for us!! My rehearsal dinner was held in the dinning room, with the most impressive murals by a local artist. The chairs were gorgeous!! The wedding took place on the grounds themselves, on the Beautiful East Terrace under the natural arch of the wisteria. The magnolia tree was in full bloom, the colors were spectacular. It truly was a remarkable setting. The home has 2 large living rooms, each lined with books beyond your comprehension. (And each of great taste!) Each living room has a fireplace, that work ( for the winter months, it would be perfect for reading and cozying up with a hot chocolate!). The furnishings were top shelf, antiques, and modern, mixed so well together. The East Parlor has a Grand Piano. You may play it yourself or carefully have it play itself. Each Guest room was spacious and airy. The master bedroom has a king bed, a fireplace, huge walk in closet (I felt like a princess getting ready for my wedding) the bathroom is right off of the walk in closet (tub separate from shower).The view is over looking the beautiful nature of the property and lawns of the grounds. Each of the other guest rooms were unique, charming and nicely furnished. And original flooring. We did take a walk along Center Street and right down to the water (extremely convenient to everything in the Village) but we mainly stayed on the beautiful grounds. My nieces and nephews played tag and chase and we had a few picnics on the grass as a family and with beautiful weather!! We had a remarkable experience, and a lovely stay!! My Husband and I have already planned to come back for our 1 year anniversary. My sister in law, A HUGE history buff, fell beyond in love with the property, she is soon to be engaged and rumor has it, we will back at the end of August!! We will continue to treasure this beautiful home as our HOME AWAY FROM HOME! Thank you for a Family Vacation we will always hold dear to us.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
31 Miles
Buffalo Niagara International
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
Waterstreet Landing
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Hickory Stick Robert Trent Jones Jr Golf Course
Nearest Train
6 Miles
Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I 90
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Carmellos
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Fort Niagara State Park
Car: not necessary

Historic Mansion Overlooking Spectacular Niagara Gorge

The historic Mansion is just minutes from Niagara Falls, wine country, golf and great restaurants. This charming and elegant Greek Revival features 6 bedrooms, baths and specious great rooms overlooking the spectacular Niagara gorge.

The historic Mansion, situated in the charming and historic Village of Lewiston is just 6 miles from iconic Niagara Falls. The Mansion is a fully restored Greek Revival Mansion perched on two acres the top of a Hill, overlooking the beautiful waters of the Gorge and Canada beyond. Built in 1815, this fully restored 6000 sq ft Greek Revival mansion ifeatures 6 bedrooms, 6 baths, 7 fireplaces and has all its original architectural features such as original floor boards, crown moldings and extraordinary cantilevered staircase and bridal path. Guests enjoy both East and West Salons, dining room and gourmet kitchen. Guest retreats include king bed retreat with ensuite bath and queen rooms with original floor boards over 22 inches wide.

The Mansion and the beautiful New England Village of Lewiston, has been at the center of American history for two hundred years. Originally built in 1807 it was burned by the British during the War of 1812. Fully rebuilt after the War, it has hosted many famous visitors including the Marquis de LaFayette, John Jacob Aster and famed American author James Finamore Cooper. Experience this rare opportunity to be a guest at this stunning architectural gem. Sleep in this unique setting surrounded by 200 years of American history .

Lewiston has been called the most historic square mile in American history and the Mansion has figured prominently in the Region’s rich and colorful past. This quiet and charming Village was the ancient trade routes of the mighty Portage, the centerpiece of Empire. Lewiston was also the last stop on the Underground railroad. Charming and informative Historical and Ghosts walking tours bring Lewiston's rich history to life.. .

Stroll down the 200 year old Bridal Path into the lovely and historic Village of Lewiston with its one of a kind shops and terrific selection of fine and romantic restaurants. The Mansion is just a five minute stroll to Lewiston’s Performing Arts Center. ArtPark features weekly concerts with contemporary artists in the amphitheater and plays on its main stage. Lewiston is also the center of a lively festival season, including the Historic Jazz Festival, Arts Festival and Peach Festival. In just a few minutes drive, you can be in the heart of the Niagara’s renown Wine Region featuring over 18 boutique vineyards . Drive into this beautifully unspoiled countryside to enjoy the best of the Region’s wine and fresh farm produce. World class golf is just around the corner at the top ranked Hickory Stick designed a by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Nearby is the tremendous Niagara Country Club home of the Porter Cup. The Gorge also offers sailing, jet skiing and kyaking. The famed Whirlpool Jet Boat features the only jet board ride through the Whirlpool Gorge and Class V rapids . Hiking and cycling the Gorge trail is also a tremendous way to experience the breathtaking view of the Gorge. This region has it all and is also a place to just stroll the small Village, rest and read a book on the gracious column lined porch watching the waters of the Niagara Gorge endlessly moving along .

monument From the grounds of the Mansion you can clearly see the Queenston Heights Monument across the Gorge on the Canadian side of the border.

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday estate in Lewiston, Greater Niagara

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer/Autumn 2017
24 Jun 2017 - 22 Oct 2017
6 night minimum stay
£3,902
for 6 nights
From
£650
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
£1,717
for 4 nights
From
£429
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 10.0%

Full payment including 10% and a cleaning fee of $150 and security deposit of $1000 are required to secure dates at time of reservation. Security deposit is returned within 48 hours. Check, bank check or bank wire are accepted.

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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday estate in Lewiston in Upstate New York

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Monument View
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Clock foot tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , On Suite Bathroom, fire place and original wood floor.
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Large Double Bed , view of water
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Fire Place, Original Floors and view of gorge.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , wall to wall windows
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , on suite bath and Water view i
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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