In 1885, Henry C. Sutherland, the youngest of five brothers who made Canandaigua, “The Chosen Spot”, their home, built a grand Second Empire Victorian home on a 50 acre parcel of farmland. Henry and his wife, Lillian, raised their family on this estate while Henry launched his career as the Vice President of the Canandaigua Tin Company, served on the Board of Directors for the Canandaigua First National Bank, and raised cattle on his farm.
More than 100 years later, while saving the last five acres of the original parcel, Henry and Lillian’s home was completely renovated and restored. The tower lights under the original cast iron decorative cresting have once again been lit. The home, lovingly established as a bed and breakfast, is now known as Sutherland House Victorian Bed and Breakfast.
Inside, guests are welcomed into the Victorian era parlor, often being warmed by a roaring fire. Outside, guests relax on the patio under our magnificent 300 year old copper beech tree surrounded by gardens.
Our Finger Lakes Inn B&B enjoys a convenient location just outside of town, with extra outdoor space and storage for your use. Our unique location, situated on five acres with plenty of parking, allows guests to travel with and park a trailer for boats or vehicles such as snowmobiles and motorcycles. We also have secure indoor storage for bicycles, sports equipment, kayaks, golf equipment, or other items. Additionally, we can accommodate larger gatherings and use outdoor spaces on groomed, flat lawn areas for activities.
Purchase Gift Certificates for Stays at Our Finger Lakes B&B
A gift certificate is always a welcome gift. We can design a gift certificate for a dollar amount of your choice, for example, “$100 Towards Your Stay at Sutherland House”, or choose a room you like, such as “A Weekend Stay at the Parker House Suite”. Gift certificates are good from one year from the last day of the month they are purchased. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, check and cash for purchase of gift certificates. Call us at 1-585-396-0375 or email us at Innkeeper@SutherlandHouse.com to order a gift certificate today. (Gift certificates are not refundable and cannot be redeemed or exchanged for cash. Any additional cost exceeding the value of the certificate is to be paid by the redeemer. Guest must present valid identification. Contact the Innkeeper for reservations.)
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