5102 State Route 89, Romulus, New York, 14541
144 Acre Farm in Update NY for sale on Lake Cayuga with large residential property, a cottage, boat docks, additional outbuildings, barns & various buildings related to the orchard & vineyards. The rural community of Romulus, NY is conveniently located 10 miles from Seneca Falls, NY. Continue reading to learn more about the acreage, outbuildings, historic home, lake frontage this private gentleman’s farm estate offers.
The large historic farm home is Cobblestone circa 1833 is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Acreage includes a 15 Ac. vineyard, 5.5 Ac. cherry orchard, winery, lake views and 1,860 feet of lakefront property.
The farm has been in continuous agricultural production for 200+ years and is the home to the former Souhan Orchards. 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 relatively narrow width of the lake are attributes. Presently the grape varieties grown on this farm include: (Viniferous) Riesling, Cabernet Franc & Limburger; French hybrid: Vignoles; American grape variety: Catawba, Table wine varieties; Reliance, Lakemont, Vanessa. An additional 90+/- tillable acres could be cultivated to expand the farming operation.
The Cobblestone home was built in 1833 and has been meticulously renovated to its period charm yet has all the amenities; a modern kitchen, formal living room, formal entry, four bedrooms, four and one-half baths, office/den, decking and a porch that overlooks the orchard and Cayuga Lake. Residential property is presently used as The Inn at Varick Winery. Could be used as a personal home, bed & breakfast and/or recreational business.
Farm estate is located on the Cayuga Lake Wine Trail and on the designated "America's Scenic Byway", New State Route 89. The winery is also part of the “Blue Trail”, you can spend the day boating then dock your boat and walk to the tasting room, it is one of a handful of wineries and vineyards that has access to the lake. Acreage is located on western shores of Cayuga Lake which is 35 miles long, 3.5 miles wide and 450 feet deep.
The property has an attractive and spacious tasting room built in 2006, a new mixing and storage barn, a 1920's German Forebay barn, two other outbuildings and three docks on 1,860 feet of lakefront. There are a boathouse and small lakeshore cottage as well, in need of rehabilitation.
The winery business is potentially available for additional consideration.
Contact Jen Persoon, United Country Jelliff Auction & Realty to get additional photos & information about this unique Upstate NY Rural Estate with homes, farm acreage & lakefront land.