The Ultimate Lakeside Lifestyle is Waiting in Skaneateles

Picture a charming village nestled along the northern shores of the Finger Lakes, complete with friendly residents and fun things to do, in a location that's unlike any other. That's Skaneateles, New York in a nutshell. This highly sought-after community is a little piece of lakeside paradise. It has both a rich history and an exciting future, with plenty of amenities, attractions, and employment opportunities for residents of all ages.

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Skaneateles at a Glance

Quick Facts

Population: 7,233
County: Onondaga 
Mean Home Price: $272,400

Travel Times

Downtown Syracuse: 29 mins
Geddes: 28 mins
SYR Airport: 37 mins

Things to Do in Skaneateles

Why Do Residents Choose Skaneateles?

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Things to Do

From the gorgeous outdoor attractions to the variety of different shops, bars, and restaurants in the heart of Skaneateles, residents have their choice of awesome activities and fun things to do. When they're not enjoying fishing, boating, or taking leisurely strolls along the lake, residents are likely to be found visiting Anyela's Vineyard, grabbing a bite at one of the local mainstays like Doug's Fish Fry or Gilda's, or shopping at Skaneateles Town Square.


Parks & Trails

There's so much outdoor beauty in Skaneateles, it can be hard to keep track! Some local favorites (apart from Skaneateles Lake) include the stunning Carpenter Falls, the Charlie Major Nature Trail, and the Bahar Nature Preserve. Skaneateles is truly a wonderful place to live if you're an avid hiker, boater, or nature enthusiast.


Public Education

Moving to the area with children? Skaneateles is served by the Skaneateles Central School District, which operates one primary school, two middle schools, and one high school. More than 1,400 students attend classes at Skaneateles public schools, and this district is well regarded for its innovative curriculums, highly trained staff, and high graduation rate of about 96%.

Shopping Bag

Local Amenities

Shopping, dining, and playing: oh my! There's a lot going on in Skaneateles, from the fantastic array of local restaurants and shopping boutiques, to the never-ending array of outdoor attractions and beauty. Life may revolve around the crystal-clear Skaneateles Lake, but when you venture into town you'll find delicious gems like Blue Water Grill and the Sherwood Inn, as well as charming shopping destinations like the local Farmers Market and the Village Bottle Shop.



Skaneateles boasts a low unemployment rate, and its close proximity to the bustling city of Syracuse means it's never too hard to commute for work (or fun!). Top employers in the greater Syracuse area include the Upstate University Health System, Syracuse University, and Wegmans.

Skaneateles Real Estate Guide

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Skaneateles Real Estate Resources

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