Candor, NY 

The Edge of Thyme, A B&B Inn

6 Main St
PO Box 48
Candor, NY 13743-0048 US
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Rates: $95 to $145
Total Rooms: 5


Circa 1840. Originally the summer home of John D. Rockefeller's secretary, this two-story Georgian-style inn offers gracious accommodations a short drive from Ithaca. The inn sports many interesting features, including an impressive stairway, marble fireplaces, parquet floors, pergola (arbor) and windowed porch with leaded glass. Guests may relax in front of the inn's fireplace, catch up with reading in its library or watch television in the sitting room. An authentic turn-of-the-century full breakfast is served, and guests also may arrange for special high teas.Publicity and Awards: Historic Inns of the Northeast, 17 newspapers across the US by a freelance writer concentrating on the Finger Lakes, The Ithaca Journal, The Press, Sun Bullitan.Location: Village.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $95 to $145
Payment types accepted include American Express, Master Card, Discover, Visa, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 5 total guest accommodations, 3 with private bath, 2 suites.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Cancellation: 7 days unless previously agreed upon.
Pets: Innkeepers pets on premises and Bassett Hound named Winston on premises.
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Vegetarian Breakfast, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Early Coffee/Tea, Restaurant off Premises and High Tea by appointment.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Reading Lamps, Ceiling Fans, Clock Radio and Desk.
Amenities On Site: Library, Child Care, Parlor Games, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Television, VCR, Gift Shop and high tea by appointment.


- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Thursday. Not valid in May, excluding specific weekends, Anytime, Last Minute-Based on Availability


Events Hosted: Family Reunions, Seminars, Meetings, Weddings and Romantic Getaways.
Other Activities: Antiquing, Art Galleries, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Skiing Downhill, Sports Events, Major College and Wineries.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

The Cattatonk Cafe, The Antlers, Moosewood Restaurant (Vegetarian).

Historic Interest

Orig. built in 1840, later renovated from a Queen Anne style to a Georgian style in 1908 by Rosa Murphy Canfield and Dr.Amos Canfield directed by the Architect Brisee. Rosa was the exec. secretary to John Rockefeller. Her friends included FDR, John Hustons' father, Monets' grandson and the list goes on...all frequent visitors.
Historic Awards: Local Register (Granted) and City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, Local Historical Society and City Historical Society.

Romantic Interest

The ambiance, the furnishings, the food, the host, Winston, the music, and most of all our guests....they are wonderfully romantic!