Make yourself at home! Unpack and relax in the three restful bedrooms, each furnished with a queen-sized bed. Refresh in the 1.5 new bathrooms.
Gather in the cozy living room with its stone fireplace and dark-beamed ceiling -- the tack room for what was once the stables.
A step up takes you to the inviting dining room. A sunny, fully equipped eat-in kitchen lets you cook your own meals, or enjoy a late-night snack.
The kitchen opens onto a private deck - perfect for outdoor dining, stargazing, or enjoying the local wildlife. From there you can enter the converted stables, where a laundry room offers at-home convenience.
If you have any questions we live right across the lawn, so we are only a phone call away. We're happy to provide suggestions on activities or to give restaurant recommendations.
We really enjoyed our stay at Rushing waters. Great space with plenty of room for your family inside and out. Owner was very accommodating, friendly and nice throughout our stay. Beautiful redone, and decorated carriage house.
Beautiful and tranquil surroundings with plenty of parking and no need to worry about noisy neighbors. Space was very clean and newly remodeled. I would definitely recommend this home to a large family or group. Plenty of space to move around in with plenty of areas for individual privacy.
The property was perfect for our group. We came to the area to be close to activities and have a central location for hanging out. Todd was a gracious host and extremely accommodating to all of our requests. I fully recommend staying here if you are ever looking for a quiet place to stay while visiting the East Aurora area. The place was very clean with all the amenities expected and more.
Todd, owner, was amazing to work with. He went above and beyond. The place is breathtaking. The place is even better than the pictures. Great location but awesome place that feels secluded. I'll be back if I'm in the area again.
Better than a 5 star hotel. Everything was amazing, from the location to the comfy beds to the fancy shampoo :) . Todd and Catherine were the best hosts one could hope for. The house was super clean and tidy and was recently remodeled. We loved that they have Netflix and Hulu subscriptions so we had a movie night every night. My family enjoyed their stay and wished they could've stayed longer. We made some great memories and will definitely be back.
Awesome people and truly unbelievable carriage house. Loved the place!
- Jimmy B
Amazing experience love every single about this experience Todd the host was just great. just lil piece of heaven have everything u need to just enjoy relax from all.
Great house with everything you need. Host are very accommodating and the property is beautiful. Location is close to shopping and restaurants. Loved our stay there!!
Wonderful home!! Had everything we needed for our stay and more. Comfortable and cozy. The host were accommodating and made us feel very welcome. We loved it so much we have already booked it again!
- Ashleigh M
It is a amazing experience stay at this house. The house is very clean, quite and convenient to Niagara Falls. The house owner is very kind and hospitality, he invite us to watch the firework at night before July 4th. Our family really enjoy that night and have a good time indeed. I will also recommend my friends to stay here when they plan to visit the falls.
Beautiful house and huge yard. We saw lots of fireflies in the evening and two deer's in the morning. Very cool.
A great get-away from NYC to visit Niagara Falls. After the noisy New York, after the noise of the Niagara Falls, we came to this place and found just some miracle. Very quiet, huge territory, everything is beautifully well-groomed. We really enjoyed staying. With 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, this quiet carriage house is artfully designed and decorated. I will definitely bring my kids to see deer and fish in the pond next time. And it takes us only 3-5 min to reach downtown.
My family and I recently spent a truly memorable time at The Carriage House at Rushing Waters. The first thing that we noticed was how nicely the present owners have renovated and furnished the historical home. The house clearly reflects the past, but also is very comfortable and has great appliances and technology such as Alexis. The large kitchen contained everything we wanted and there is a good size dining room table to gather around for meals. The sitting area contained two big comfy couches plus extra seating. Everyone agreed that the beds were extremely comfortable, as well.
What I enjoyed most about the place was the setting. It sits on a huge rolling green lawn with ponds, surrounded by woods and a creek. The kids positively loved it there and spent hours playing outside. The yard was absolutely beautiful and I hated to leave such picturesque surroundings! I bet every season at Rushing Waters is gorgeous!
Finally, Todd and Katherine are wonderful hosts. I am so grateful that they were willing to accommodate us and do so much to make our stay a time that we will never forget. They are friendly, respectful of guests privacy, but available. I felt that they went way above and beyond to make our visit special.
- Katie K
Todd was an outstanding host and the carriage house was absolutely perfect. We attended a family wedding in East Aurora and brought the whole family for a mini family vacation. It was so awesome to have room to relax before and after the many festivities. Upon our arrival and throughout our stay we were able to watch deer grazing on the (Website hidden by Airbnb) serene and beautiful. There is a private deck which also was a treat as the weather could not have been more perfect. And on top of that Todd checked in with us periodically to make sure that everything was adequate. If you are thinking of making a visit to East Aurora/Niagara Falls this is your place!! Can't wait to have another family event to go back to this fabulous property! Thank you Todd for your outstanding hospitality!!
We booked the Carriage House for a week-long family visit in Buffalo. In tow were my wife's brother, my in-laws, and or 18-month old son. We could not have asked for a better setup! The location of the property had the distinct combination of feeling away from it all while at the same time being so very close to the heart of East Aurora (minutes away from Tim Horton's, Tops Market, Beerworks, and Bar Bill to name a few good ones). It was also very close to downtown Buffalo and the surrounding area (ex. about 45 minutes to Niagara Falls). We found we were able to get to the zoo, various eateries, and all the family functions with minimal fussiness from the little one. In the house, we found a comfortable and cozy living room complete with smart TV and Wii; a full kitchen ready and raring to go; three comfy mattresses on three comfy beds in three beautiful bedrooms; a rather large bathtub in the full bath and a rather bright and inviting environment in the 1/2 bath; and all the good stuff and character in-between that you'd expect from a place called "The Carriage House". Todd was a hospitable host. He was responsive on messages prior to our stay, he reached out the day of with some helpful tips, he introduced himself shortly after we arrived, he made sure that baby gates and a Pack and Play were available for our son (as well as outlet covers and cabinet locks),...Todd did everything he could to make sure our stay was great. And he succeeded! The Carriage House at Rushing Waters will be the only place we stay the next time we are in town. I'm almost reluctant to mention all this in the hopes that I can keep it a secret. But then what kind of guest would I be? Bring your family to The Carriage House!
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Western New York offers an abundance of activities for culture mavens and sports-minded people alike. The region's natural beauty is punctuated with state parks, ski resorts, golf clubs - you can hike, ski, golf, bike or just sit back and watch a professional team do the work. Capping it all off is the awe-inspiring Niagara Falls.
In Buffalo you'll find the world-class Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo Philharmonic, Pierce-Arrow Museum, Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin-Martin House, and Richardson-Olmsted Campus, to name a few.
The village of East Aurora boasts street after tree-lined street of charming homes, a delightful downtown with the famous Vidler's 5&10, a great selection of restaurants, and a vibrant nightlife. At its heart is the Roycroft Campus and Inn, a National Historic Landmark district that is the best preserved and most complete complex of buildings remaining in the United States of the Arts & Crafts movement 'guilds.'
The Albright-Knox’s 150-year tradition of collecting and exhibiting the art of its time has given rise to an extraordinary collection that includes works by Francis Bacon, Frida Kahlo, Roy Lichtenstein, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and many others.
Buffalo Bills and Tailgate Guys have teamed up to offer turn-key, hassle-free tailgating for Bills football fans! All tailgates are located steps away from New Era Field and offer a variety of package offerings to accommodate all groups. Come visit us this fall!
The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Inc. provides a resident, professional, major symphony orchestra of artistic excellence and integrity to enrich the quality of life in Western New York through the presentation of live symphonic music and other musical events which educate and entertain the broadest possible audiences within and beyond the Western New York region.
Crag Burn Golf Club is proud of its distinguished reputation and commitment to excellence on behalf of its members and their guests. The club provides a first-rate golfing experience while preserving the founding members vision of establishing a premier club with a welcoming atmosphere where "a group of friends could play golf."
Whether you’re a family, couple, or group of friends looking for a ski and summer resort that’s modern and fun, we’ve got you covered year around. We’re located in the charming village of Ellicottville NY, and are close to Buffalo, Rochester, Cleveland, Pittsburgh and Toronto and Southern Ontario.
Kissing Bridge has 39 slopes spread out over 700 acres. There’s lots of great terrain perfect for the beginner or intermediate skier or rider, plus several challenging slopes for advanced. Serviced by 9 lifts, it is easy to see that at KB you will spend more time on the slopes and less time in the lift line.
Knox Farm State Park is the former country estate of Buffalo's renowned Knox Family. It is located adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora, birthplace of the Roycroft Arts & Crafts movement and former home of Millard Fillmore. The park's 633 acres are comprised of a variety of habitats, including 400 acres of grasslands (pastures and hayfields), and 100 acres of woodlands, ponds and several wetland areas.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) designed a unique residential complex for wealthy Buffalo businessman Darwin D. Martin and his family between 1903-1905. The most substantial and highly developed of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie houses in the Eastern United States, The Darwin D. Martin House received National Historic Landmark status in 1986. The house is considered by leading Frank Lloyd Wright scholars as one of Wright’s finest achievements of the Prairie period and, indeed, of his entire career.
Niagara Falls State Park, America's oldest state park, brings you closer than you ever thought possible to the grandeur of the Falls. With over 400 acres of lush landscape waiting to be explored, Niagara Falls State Park is guaranteed to offer the trip of a lifetime.
THE BUFFALO TRANSPORTATION PIERCE-ARROW MUSEUM was established as a non profit 501(c)(3) organization in 1997. The Museum building, at the corner of Seneca Street and Michigan Avenue, in downtown Buffalo (once a Mack Truck dealership and showroom), opened in 2001.
One of Buffalo’s most iconic buildings and a National Historic Landmark, the 145-year-old Richardson Olmsted Campus is being renewed after years of neglect. Designed by great American architect Henry Hobson Richardson and the famed landscape team of Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the building incorporated a system of enlightened treatment for people with mental illness developed by Dr. Thomas Story Kirkbride.
The Roycroft Campus in East Aurora, New York, is the best preserved and most complete complex of buildings remaining in the United States of the "guilds" that evolved as centers of craftsmanship and philosophy during the late 19th century. The Campus, designated a National Historic Landmark district (NHL) in 1986, contains nine of the original 14 structures including the Inn, the Chapel, the Print Shop, the Furniture Shop, and the Copper Shop. You are invited to come visit and discover the rebirth of the Roycroft Campus as if Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters never left.
The Healthy Zone Rink has become a true asset to not only East Aurora, but also the entire Western New York community. Since opening in the fall of 2008, the venue has added a pavilion-style roof, locker rooms and a warming hut for guests. The ice rink runs at full capacity from October through March (winter season) and provides summer programming for off-ice recreational activities from April to September (summer season).
With over 75,000 items spread through 4 buildings on 2 levels, this is a shopping experience you won't find on-line! Historic, nostalgic and just plain fun, you can spend hours here and still won't see everything!
Rushing Waters was built in 1883 by William Caryl Cornwell, a wealthy Buffalo banker. Intending it for a summer home, Cornwell chose a whimsical architectural design that was said to have been inspired by Germany's romantic Rhine Valley castles.
A picturesque barn was also built here on the high banks of the Cazenovia Creek. As was customary in those days, the barn not only housed horses and carriages, but the coachman and other male servants.
With the invention of the automobile, needs changed. The old barn was converted to a three-bay garage for cars. The stable's tack room, with its rustic stone fireplace, became a living room for the chauffeur's residence.
Times changed again. The old place has been given new life as the Carriage House. Come enjoy a restful getaway, surrounded by vintage charm and the unspoiled grounds of Rushing Waters.
Rushing Waters today.
Rushing Waters circa 1900.
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99 Gypsy Lane, East Aurora, New York 14052, United States