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The Neighborhood

Find everything you need in Penfield

Suburban living. Small-town charm.

East coast living means enjoying the changing of leaves during fall, snowfall during winter, blooming in spring, and perfect sunsets during summer. Legacy at Grande‘Vie is located in Penfield, New York, only a 30-minute drive to Lake Ontario, and close to luxury golf courses, entertainment, shopping, and more.

Love the life you live. Just minutes from downtown Rochester, life in Penfield blends the area’s sparse suburban feel with Rochester’s small-town charm. Penfield is conveniently located near shopping, restaurants, museums, a vibrant art and music scene, cultural attractions, parks and trails, and more. There's so much to explore.

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The History of Penfield

The Town of Penfield was established in 1810 however the lands were originally part of the hunting grounds of the Seneca Nation, a member of the Haudenosaunee tribes. In 1795, Daniel Penfield began purchasing land and built mills along the Irondequoit Creek to attract residents. 

With the decline of milling in the mid-1800s, Penfield became known for its agriculture. The rich soil is perfect for growing apples, cherries, plums, peaches, and pears. 

Suburban development grew in the 1950s and 1960s and continues today.


Enjoy all the colors of every changing season.

Stay up to date on what's going on in the neighborhood with live updates about local concerts, craft shows, and many more events.

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