The property is surrounded by Beechwood State Park and apple orchards overlooking Maxwell Bay and Lake Ontario. The historic cobblestone home is rumored to have been of the Underground Railroad where slaves boarded a schooner from this small embayment to Canada. This peaceful setting boasts a 1/4 mile of prime private shoreline fishing on Maxwell Creek – also perfect for canoeing and kayaking. Hiking trails in the park adjacent to the property are perfect for year-round activities such as cross country skiing, snow shoeing and bird watching. Guests will enjoy wild life galore, beautiful sunsets, and quiet starry nights.
Nearby casual and fine dining, historic lighthouse museum, concerts in the park, unique gift shops, sandy beach, boat cruises around Great Sodus Bay, farm markets, pick your own, and more are just 2 miles away. A Renaissance Fair, Hill Cumorah Pageant, historic sites, Waterloo Outlet Shopping, alpaca farm, Amazing Maize Maze, hiking and biking, wine trail and more are within 30 minutes from the Inn.
Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast offers 5 guest rooms furnished with some antiques, private baths, A/C, WiFi access, TV in common area, and a full complimentary breakfast. An additional private cobblestone Guest Cottage is available for extended stays, groups and families and sets adjacent to the main cobblestone house. The Guest Cottage offers two separate efficiency suites with private entrances, private kitchenettes, private baths, twin beds, A/C, TV and gas grill for guests use. Minimum three night stay in cottage. Weekly and monthly rates available for the cottage.
Guests receive a complimentary Lake Ontario Wine Trail Passport for two with a two night stay.
Cobblestone Architecture A unique cobblestone house built in 1846 by William Swales for his daughter Elizabeth as a wedding gift. An original cobblestone carriage house is used as a guest cottage for extended stays, groups and families sets adjacent to the main house. Guests enjoy brilliant sunsets and vibrant star-lit nights.
Orange Blossom French Toast served with a homemade orange sauce, broiled orange wedges and crispy bacon.
Breakfast at Maxwell Creek Inn Bed & Breakfast is made with the freshest ingredients available. Farm fresh eggs are the basic ingredient to start your day. Fresh fruits, homemade English muffin bread or breakfast breads, bacon or breakfast sausage, homemade jams, juice, coffee or tea. Orange Blossom French Toast is just one of a seasonal choice for breakfast. The Sodus Bay area is surrounded with nearby farm markets offering an abundance of farm fresh products.
Peaceful and relaxing – lawn chairs in the orchard.
Guest can relax under a tree and enjoy the peace and quiet around them.