Two must see properties on Cayuga Lake in Aurora NY...
342 Main Street - The Leffingwell House ---AURORA NY Historic Federal brick home, circa 1827-1828 has been completely restored with an unparalledled level of finishes. A priceless gem entirely suited to contemporary lifestyles. No detail has been spared in the recent multi-million dollar restoration. Beautiful original moldings thoroughout, 6 fireplaces with original Federal mantels, and the grand stair have been exquisitely preserved. Sunshine streams into this light, bright, happy home. Each floor to ceiling window, with restored in-set shutters, is a work of art in and of itself. The highest level of woodworking and craftmanship have gone into every inch of this fully and impeccably renovated 3 bedroom, 3 and a half bathroom home with elevator. French doors line this fantastic room with bucolic views of the private 4+ acre meadow found in the rear of this lovely central village home.
The fully restored, heated, and air conditioned carriage barn with half bath would make a fantastic year-round artist studio, office, or potential guest house. Ithaca NY MLS# 126101 $2,000,000
453 Main Street - The Abbott House - Aurora NY This historical home is the town's largest lakefront residence. Situated on over 2 acres with approximate 200 feet of lake front. The property features an incredible 3-pier dock with it's own private boathouse and lift. Over 10,000 square feet, the home consists of 6 large bedrooms and 3.5 baths with plenty of risers to add more. The third floor could easily be converted to add 4+ bedrooms.
This gracious home features original woodwork throughout and an incredibly beautiful original built-in sideboard in the comfortably elegant dining room.
Breathtaking sunset and landscape views from every room in the house, including a grand front entrance with coffered ceiling and bejeweled leaded windows with water views in every direction.
So many more special treats await... a wine cellar, dumbwaiter that goes to every floor, indoor brick oven/grill, and 4 beautifully tiled fireplaces each more exquisite than the next. Ithaca NY MLS # 126099 $2,200,000