Skaneateles Real Estate
Skaneateles Real Estate
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Skaneateles is a town in Onondaga County, approximately 30 minutes southwest of Syracuse New York. It includes the village of Skaneateles that is on Skaneateles Lake which is one of the most beautiful and cleanest bodies of water in the world. The historic village of Skaneateles is known as the "eastern gateway to the Finger Lakes." Skaneateles is a community of rare charm with lovely old homes, quaint shops and galleries. There is a fascinating historical museum and a cozy public library with a walk-in gallery of works by the late Skaneateles artist John Barrow. Skaneateles offers up a lifestyle few other places can compare to with its winding roads, lush green woods pristine water, lovely lakeside retreats and exquisite year round homes. Skaneateles has been a vacation spot for the former First Family of the United States as well as many other families for generations. Many tourists return each year for vacations, local events, anniversaries, reunions and stay in nearby hotels, lodges or holiday homes to make this a thriving year round lakeside community.
Schools: Skaneateles residents are in the Skaneateles Central School District, which consists of a primary school (Waterman - kindergarten through 2nd grade), an intermmediate school (State Street - 3rd through 5th grade) a middle school (Skaneateles Middle - 6th through 8th grade) and a high school (Skaneateles High - 9th through 12th).
Shopping & Dining: In the historic downtown district, shops and galleries are housed in restored buildings dating back to 1796. You can browse for unique foods, distinctive fashions, original art, home accessories or a special antique. There are many dining establishments in the area that have a reputation for superb quality and variety such as the Sherwood Inn, c. 1820 House, Joelle's French Bistro, Rosalie's Cucina and Mirbeau Inn & Spa. More casual dining establishments include Blue Water Grill, Krebs, Joe's Pasta Garage, Kabuki, Mandana Inn, Patisserie, Doug's Fish Fry, Hill Top Restaurant, Angel's Heavenly Hamburgers and Cams Diner.
Parks/Lakes/Recreation: Skaneateles offers parks with playgrounds, jogging paths, basketball and tennis courts - even ice skating. Sidewalks are festooned with flowers and dotted with park benches. A pier in the village is available for strolling, fishing and people-watching. The lake is available for all water sports including, kayaking, canoeing, boating, boating, water skiing and swimming. You can also make reservations for lunch and dinner cruises around the lake. Lourdes Camp at Ten Mile point on the eastern shore of the lake provides an outdoor camp, sponsored by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Syracuse, for boys and girls between the ages of 7 through 14 to help them grow physically, spiritually, emotionally and socially through their camping experiences. There are 7 golf courses (Skaneateles Country Club, Midlakes Club, Links at Sunset Ridge, Lakeview Golf and Country Club, Highland Park, Pearl Lakes (9 hole) and Owasco Country Club (9 hole)) within a 7 mile radius from the center of Skaneateles.
How is the housing market in Skaneateles New York?
It is a buyers market in Skaneateles. The average sales price is $355,000, and the average time it takes to sell a home, when priced correctly, is 136 days.