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Enjoy High Tea & Tour in a Historic Home

Enjoy High Tea & Tour in a Historic Home

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Food
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I have owned an important historic home in downtown Elmira with my husband for the past 10 years. We have spent much of our time renovating and restoring the property. I am passionate about history and sharing it with others who value it as well.
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle

What we’ll do

Enjoy High Tea. Stave off hunger with delicate finger sandwiches and fine teas, seated in the dining room. Followed by history of a mansion built in 1829. You'll learn about the architecture, and former owners (with pictures!) Roam the homestead with a guided tour of 2 floors, including library, 5 bedrooms, opulent bathrooms, a sleeping porch & more!

What else you should know

Stairs are involved for a full tour. There are 22 steps to the second floor.

What I’ll provide

Appetizers
A light fare of delicate finger sandwiches and decadent sweet treats. Fine variety of hot teas to sip.

Where you'll be

High tea is promptly served in the dining room, beneath the crystal chandelier and dental style crown molding. Then we'll talk about the history, followed by a tour of the 5000sq property.

Availability

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be canceled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside of the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 18 and up can attend.

More tips

Stairs are involved for a full tour. There are 22 steps to the second floor.

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Michelle
Enjoy High Tea & Tour in a Historic Home
New experience
From $25/person
New experience
From $25/person