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Welcome to Skaneateles Lake

A peaceful and luxurious community nestled on the shores of a stunning lake


Few places in the USA have as private and peaceful an atmosphere as Skaneateles; even better, homes for sale in Skaneateles Lake provide quintessential luxury and comfort, offering a one-of-a-kind residential experience that has attracted thousands of people to settle in this peaceful community. The spectacular landscaping, calm and laid-back vibe and blend of luxury and exclusivity have made Skaneateles Lake real estate the ideal choice when looking for a new home.


Skaneateles excels in many ways, but its strong point has always been its pristine natural beauty. Its beautiful crystal-clear lake stands out among the Finger Lakes, and as if that were not enough, it is considered the second cleanest lake in the United States. The beautiful homes dotted along its shores exemplify Skaneateles' elegant and refined lifestyle.



What to Love

  • Natural landscapes of incalculable beauty
  • A sophisticated and laid-back ambiance
  • A peaceful downtown without the hustle and bustle of big cities
  • An ideal spot for yacht or regattas getaways

Local Lifestyle

Skaneateles offers many amenities for the enjoyment of its residents, making it an ideal community in which to live and enjoy a fun-focused lifestyle without worries. The lake is the epicenter of several recreational activities that attract the people of Skaneateles and other neighboring towns to enjoy recreational sailing.


Downtown is home to dozens of entertainment venues, so there's never a dull afternoon in Skaneateles. Families go for a walk downtown or enjoy a fun evening at one of the wonderful restaurants in Skaneateles.


Skaneateles is a 100% family-oriented place; the town has all the essential factors to promote the social growth and well-being of the community. Its school system is one of the most advanced in the state and an outstanding benchmark for regional public schools.



Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For relaxation, there is nothing better than Mirbeau Inn & Spa; this spa retreat provides a world-class comfort experience to satisfy the most sophisticated tastes. The Mirbeau Inn & Spa facilities are reminiscent of a traditional French mansion with luxury amenities that will make you feel like royalty.


The Sherwood Inn is a 200-year-old historic inn that has become a benchmark for elegance and sophistication in the Skaneateles inn industry. Here you can enjoy a stay full of comfort and relaxation, taste haute cuisine dishes, and even reserve its facilities for any social gathering you are planning.


If you are a lover of modern American food and want to enjoy a leisurely meal overlooking the majestic waters of Lake Skaneateles, Bluewater Grill is the place for you. This magnificent restaurant offers varied culinary options to satisfy the most demanding palates while enjoying an exceptional lake view.


Tuscan haute cuisine has its place at Skaneateles; Rosalie's is a family-owned restaurant with two decades of experience providing a world-class culinary experience. Rosalie's brings the authentic flavor of Italian cuisine to Skaneateles, with a menu full of classic and modern options that satisfy the most demanding palates.



Things To Do

Entertainment is not in short supply in Skaneateles, especially for the Finger Lakes region's biggest music festival. The Skaneateles Festival brings a select line-up of musicians and bands each year to enliven a four-week event on the shores of the lake. The Skaneateles Festival brings together tens of thousands of people each year, offering a quality show that exceeds expectations. If you are a music lover, want to have fun with your family, or have a good time, this event will not disappoint you.


The Skaneateles Antique and Classic Boat Show is the meeting point for lovers of recreational sailing. This event brings together the best vintage boats, and thousands of people come together to share their love of boats and lakeside fun.


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