|At the end of Main Street
of this picturesque village
is one of the Finger Lake's
most beautiful sites,
|If you travel to the top of
'The Falls" you can look
out over the village.
Behind you is the stream
that causes the
|In the spring of the year, from the front
steps of Rosemary's Legacy, you can
hear the water tumbling from the falls,
just a short walk away.
|The walk to "the Falls" and to "Town" takes less than five minutes.
You will find the library and the town hall as buildings listed
in the Historical Register of the United States. Just a few more
steps down the street is the post office, a bank, the pharmacy,
a lovely antique store, and several eateries.
|The Library and
|Other area attractions...
No, Montour Falls is not the center of the universe, or even of the Finger Lakes, but
it might seem that way when you are visiting.
The famed Watkins Glen International Race Track is just a
short drive away. The track is so close that during major race
weekends you can hear the 700 horsepower engines from the
backyard of Rosemary's Legacy.
The Catharine Valley Walking Trail is just a five minute walk
from Rosemary's front door.
Watkins Glen and its famous gorge, Seneca Lake, and street of shops, which is highlighted
by The Famous Brands Outlet (which is visited by shoppers from all over the country),
is a five minute drive or
even a quick bicycle trip away;
Corning and the famed Glass Center, Rockwell Museum of Western Art,
and historic Market Street of shops and eateries is a 20 minute drive away;
Ithaca with its scenic gorges, Cornell University, Ithaca College, and
downtown Commons shopping;
Elmira and the Arnot Mall complex of shopping (the largest in the
Southern Tier of NY), and the Mark Twain Study (on the campus of Elmira College - this
country's first college founded to offer college education to women in 1855) and the Mark
Twain family farm;
Hammondsport with its many wineries, famed Glenn Curtis Museum,
and beautiful downtown shopping area.
If it is antiques that you are looking for - ALL of these areas
have wonderful antique shopping. We would love to share
our knowledge of these stores with you.
... and not lost in all of this, are the WINERIES!!!
We certainly have our favorites. Perhaps we can suggest a tour for you.