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Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

7563 Lake Road
Sodus NY 14551

Category: Tourism Related Venues

Features: Cobblestone Architecture

Description: Surrounded by Beechwood State Park and apple orchards the property sets on 6 acres along Maxwell Creek and Maxwell Bay overlooking Lake Ontario.

Featuring 5 well-appointed guest rooms with some antiques, private baths, A/C and 2 common rooms exclusively for guest use.

In addition, 2 efficiency suites in our private cobblestone cottage. Both include a private entrance, kitchenette, TV, A/C, twin beds, private baths, and gas grill for guest use.

Canoe, kayak, and fish on Maxwell Creek and Maxwell Bay.

Nearby wine trail, hiking and biking trails, unique gift shops, museums, concerts in the park, public beach, restaurants, boating and more.

Our Story: A Cobblestone home built in 1846 by William Swales for his daughter Elizabeth as a wedding gift.

Listed on the National and State Register of Historic Places the property is rumored to have been on the Underground Railroad; small schooners sailed into the Maxwell Bay to trade Canadian wheat for the flour made at the old grist mill that still stands on the property today. A tunnel ran from the creek bed to the back of the original fireplace in the keeping room where Elizabeth cooked her meals. The pie window is the last original window left next to the original wood burning oven.

The property initially boasted a 1000 acre apple orchard along the shores of Lake Ontario.
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Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast

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