Lydia has called the NYC area home for a very long time. Raised on Staten Island she now makes her home in Manhattan. She is a graduate of St Johns with a BS of criminal justice.  She put that degree to work as a NYPD peace officer for a year. Like many New Yorkers Lydia worked in many restaurants along the way as manager, hostess, and bartender. For over 30 years she’s owned and operated Limos by Lydia which provides transportation service for high profile clients. She often also arranges for security and even does event planning. She has no plans to retire as she loves what she does. Marianne is a life-long New Yorker having been born on Long Island but always lived in Manhattan. She has had a dog walking business for 25 years.


Lydia has ridden motorcycles since she was a teenager. Recently she sold both her Harley Davidson and Piaggio MP3 but is looking to get another soon so she can try out the Tail of the Dragon near Maggie Valley!

Both Lydia and Marianne love dogs and animals.


Marisa Tomei has been a 20-year client of Limos by Lydia.  Marianne underwent a liver and kidney transplant in 2019 and is thankfully recovering well.


Shout out to the Legacy Sales and Marketing team! They are the primary reason Lydia and Marianne have chosen to call a Manor home their get-away location when they want a break from the hustle and bustle of NYC.


Lydia and Marianne are looking forward to keeping busy in a more civilized environment.


Manor Home 209, Floor Plan Ironwood


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Janet & Ann

Janet & Ann met in a yoga class over a decade ago and were married on the day the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the Obergefell v. Hodges case.

Barbara and Paul

While Barbara and Paul have enjoyed living in downtown Charleston, SC, they will not miss the growing threat of hurricanes, tidal flooding and the various impacts of climate change when they move to Legacy.