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The Hillcrest Estate

Historic Site
A historic event venue nestled in the Genesee Valley

The Hillcrest Estate is located on 120 acres of land roughly 3 miles west of the village of York, New York, a small farming community located 30 miles south of Rochester and 50 miles east of Buffalo. The ballroom and grounds are available for a variety of events, including weddings, private parties, gatherings and business meetings.

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Tours available by appointment.

The main house at The Hillcrest Estate, a 32-room mansion with 5 fireplaces and a ballroom, is informally known as “the mansion in the woods” for its location is set back on the property with surrounding farm fields and wooded areas. The Hillcrest Estate has entertained numerous guests and hosted a variety of events since it's completion in 1899. Past visitors who have stayed at the estate include Theodore Roosevelt, Alice Roosevelt Longworth, Mark Twain, Ethel Barrymore and Karl Bitter, a famous sculptor whose 1903 plaster molding of the Louisiana Purchase remains on display in the ballroom. The ballroom and grounds are available for a variety of events, including weddings, private parties, gatherings and business meetings