Skaneateles Lake Homes

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

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, Skaneateles Lake's homes for sale can 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 Lake 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 in Skaneateles Lake dotted along its shores exemplify Skaneateles' more 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 - Living in Skaneateles

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 in and near Skaneateles Lake

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 in Skaneateles Lake

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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Overview for Skaneateles Lake Homes, NY

2,542 people live in Skaneateles Lake Homes, where the median age is 60.7 and the average individual income is $95,818. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

60.7 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Skaneateles Lake Homes, NY

Skaneateles Lake Homes has 1,261 households, with an average household size of 1.98. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Skaneateles Lake Homes do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 2,542 people call Skaneateles Lake Homes home. The population density is 1,786.1 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Median Age

47.4 / 52.6%

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Schools in Skaneateles Lake Homes, NY

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The following schools are within or nearby Skaneateles Lake Homes. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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State Street Intermediate School
3rd - 5th
Skaneateles Middle School
6th - 8th
Skaneateles Senior High School
9th - 12th

Around Skaneateles Lake Homes, NY

There's plenty to do around Skaneateles Lake Homes, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Village Bottle Shop, Last Shot Distillery, and Heart 'n Hand Bakery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 0.12 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 1.57 miles 15 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$ 2.93 miles 12 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 2.8 miles 46 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 1.57 miles 16 reviews 4.8/5 stars
Dining 4.85 miles 24 reviews 4.7/5 stars

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