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99 Gypsy Lane,

East Aurora, NY 14052

Rushing Waters, on the high banks of Cazenovia Creek, was built in 1883 by William C. Cornwall, a cashier at the Bank of Buffalo, who was inspired by castles encountered in earlier travels through the Rhine Valley in Germany. 


Significant exterior architectural features include a porte cochere, a large Romanesque arched window in the living room and A magnificent stone turret reaching three stories high and . Mr. Cornwell developed the interior finishes of the home include a massive stone fireplace and slate floors from the creek bed below, wonderful hardwoods and plaster friezes that adorn both the foyer with “Welcome” in a dozen languages and the “Zodiac Living Room” with the signs of the zodiac and the twelve heavenly houses sculpted into the plaster walls.


With unique features nearly impossible to duplicate, you will fall in love with the expansive views of the pond and the grounds from the updated kitchen, curved panes of glass in the dining room and master bedroom, library den with cherry and leaded glass built-in bookcases, bar room with curved stacked stone wall, master dressing room and bath and a magnificent turret office with soaring exposed beams and a gas fireplace.


This 5 bedroom, 4 1/2 bath home sits on 9. 5 acres with over 900’ of Cazenovia Creek water frontage.  The main residence features 4122 square feet plus an additional 1611 on the third floor.  


The carriage barn has 3 car bays, incredible 2nd story storage and a wonderful 1740 square foot 2 bedroom 1.5 bath guest quarters with a glorious dining room and living room with stone fireplace. 


A Gunite pool and fire pit surrounded by a flagstone patio, a pool house, meadows and woods complete this iconic East Aurora estate. 

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Main House

5862 SF

9.5 Acres

5 Bedrooms

Full Bath

1 Half Bath

1883 Year Built 


Guest Quarters

1740 SF

2 Bedrooms

Full Bath

1 Half Bath


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