This historic farm with an 1833 circa Cobblestone home, 144 acres, 15 acre vineyard, 5.5 acre cherry orchard, winery and 1,860 feet of lakefront is majestic in its location and beauty.
Cobblestone Farm Winery & Vineyard, located on the west side of Cayuga Lake, is in the heart of the world renowned grape growing and wine making Finger Lakes region of New York state and has been in continuous agriculture for 120 years. The Ovid and Cazenovia silt loam soils deposited by glacial till, the slope to the lake for air drainage and the micro-climate created by the depth and relative narrow width of the lake are the attributes, unmatched anywhere in the world, that make this property world class in its grape growing capabilities. "The wines are made in the vineyards", the vineyard consists of Vinifera varieties: Riesling, Cabernet Franc & Lemberger. French hybrid: Vignoles. American grape variety: Catawba. Table wine varieties: Reliance, Lakemont, Vanessa. There are an additional 80+ tillable acres that can be cultivated to expand the vineyard and orchard. Rarely do you find 144 acres in one tract sloping to the lake. The property is on the Cayuga Wine Trail on the designated "America's Scenic Byway", New State Route 89.
The property has an attractive and spacious tasting room built in 2004, a new mixing and storage barn, a 1920's German Forebay barn, two other out buildings and two docks on 1,860 feet of lake front.
The Cobblestone home was built in 1833 and recently has been lovingly renovated to its period charm yet has all the amenities, with a modern kitchen, formal living room, formal entry, four bedrooms, four and one half baths, office/den, beautiful decking and a porch that overlooks the cherry orchard and Cayuga Lake. This home is scheduled to open as a Bed and Breakfast in 2013. With the sweeping manicured lawns, historic home, vineyard, cherry orchard and lake view this property would make an exquisite venue for weddings and other important events.
This is a one-of-a-kind property with the potential to continue its prestige as a world class vineyard and winery, develop into a destination Bed & Breakfast or lakefront resort or enjoyed as a private estate. The possibilities are endless with this magnificent property. 315