May is the Perfect Time for A Spring Stay in Skaneateles, New York

Spring is here, and if you’re like most people, you have a touch of spring fever. The days are getting warmer and you long to shed the heavy clothes you wore all winter and soak up some fresh air and sunshine. There are some great ways to do that if you stay for a while at one of our luxury rentals in Skaneateles. Each one of our beautifully appointed homes offers you and your family a relaxing haven to return to each evening after taking advantage of all the Finger Lakes region has to offer in May.

Celebrating Mother Nature in the Finger Lakes

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One of the many lovely birds to be found in the area.

The first thing you’ll notice in the Finger Lakes during springtime is the natural beauty – you’re surrounded by green trees, lush shrubs and beautiful, spring flowers. If you stay at one of our vacation homes in the Finger Lakes, you can relax on the porch or deck and soak up rays of the sun while admiring gorgeous views of Skaneateles Lake or Owasko Lake, both home to waterfowl, birds and wild animals who will be caring for their young. In May you can also enjoy the pleasures of the numerous nature preserves, hiking trails and lush botanic gardens that dot the landscape.

May Activities in the Skaneateles, New York Area

There are lots of activities slated for May in the Finger Lakes that you’ll want to take advantage of. Here are just a few exciting May events you’ll want to include on your itinerary when you visit Skaneateles Lake:

The 1886 Wine and Food Experience is every Saturday from May 4-26, showcasing the Methode Champenoise Experience at the Dr. Frank Winery. This behind-the-scenes tour highlights the special methods of producing sparling wines. At the end of the tour you’ll enjoy a wine tasting paired with delicious small plates.

There are many wineries in the area offering special Mother’s Day Events the weekend of May 11-12. From wine tastings to delicious brunches, our local wineries are sure to delight you and your mom. You can also take mom to the Genesee Country Village and Museum to take a step into the past and learn about turn-of-the-century life in the area.

Weekends May 18-26 enjoy the Ravinous Tasting Table at Ravines Wine Cellars in Geneva, just a short drive from our luxury rentals in Skaneateles. You’ll indulge in decadent wine and food pairings specially prepared in-house.

There are numerous festivals, farmers markets, musical events, flea markets and special wine tasting events throughout May in Skaneateles and the surrounding Finger Lakes area in May. Be sure to take advantage of all there is to do, then relax

You can also soak up some local history by visiting the many regional museums and historical sites, including the National Soaring Museum, the Harriet Tubman House Museum, Seward House and the Skaneateles Historical Society, including the Creamery, Museum and Boat Display.

Why May Is Ideal in the Finger Lakes

May is a lovely time for a spring stay in Skaneateles. The days are sunny and mild, ideal for shopping  and sight-seeing in historic Skaneateles or strolling around one of the many lakes. You can spend your evenings relaxing onplaces to rent in Skaneateles the deck or patio of any of luxurious vacations homes in the Finger Lakes or making s’mores around one of our specially designed firepits and return home refreshed and rejuvenated.

Spring is here, and if you’re like most people, you have a touch of spring fever. The days are getting warmer and you long to shed the heavy clothes you wore all winter and soak up some fresh air and sunshine. There are some great ways to do that if you stay for a while at one of our luxury rentals in Skaneateles. Each one of our beautifully appointed homes offers you and your family a relaxing haven to return to each evening after taking advantage of all the Finger Lakes region has to offer in May.

 

Looking for a Gorgeous Getaway? Take a Look at What’s New at Finger Lakes Luxury Rentals

With summer just around the corner, it’s time to look for luxury vacation rentals in Skaneateles where you and your family can enjoy upscale relaxation in a jewel-like setting. At Finger Lakes Luxury Rentals, we’re proud to announce our latest getaway property – a private, lakefront estate on beautiful Owasco Lake. This lovely estate is sure to become one of our most sought-after properties, so now is the time to book your vacation.

Traditional Ambience

This Owasco Lake home is the newest and most luxurious of our Skaneateles vacation rentals, with a beautiful setting combined with plenty of extras to make your stay comfortable. This two-story, Tudor style home is constructed of mellowed stone with wood accents in a soft shade of green for a tradition look and feel nestled on a spacious lot complete with mature trees and shrubs.

You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time when you relax on your private stretch of level, lakefront property or fish off the dock. Or stroll your oversized yard and picnic under one of the many trees that have grown here for years. There is even a gurgling creek running across one corner the property and surmounted by a charming, arched foot bridge.

The traditional beauty of this home continues indoors, where you’ll discover stone fireplaces, a soaring ceiling and exposed beams in keeping with the Tudor style. There are fireplaces in the main living room, the master bedroom and the billiards room so you can enjoy a crackling fire on cooler evenings. The billiards room provides the perfect entertainment on those rare rainy days in Skaneateles.

Modern Amenities

We always make sure your guests have the most modern amenities when they rent one of our luxury vacation rentals in the Finger Lakes. Our newest property is no exception, offering modern conveniences to complement the traditional beauty of our newest offering on Owasco Lake. To ensure your comfort at every point in your stay, we’ve renovated our newest property to make sure you’re not only comfortable, but positively pampered. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, air conditioning and a grill are just a few of the thoughtful features. Two en suite bathrooms, two guest bathrooms and a half-bath on the first floor ensure your privacy and every opportunity to soak away your cares or take a long, hot shower at the end of a busy day.

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

You’ll enjoy stunning vistas in every direction while relaxing outside on the fishing dock, sipping a drink on the private beach or strolling the level, green landscaping. If you’re looking for some outdoor activities, we thoughtfully provide our guests with four kayaks, two paddleboards and even a mooring finger lakes luxury vacation homesbuoy. Paddle on Owasco Lake, splash in the shallows along the shore or simply lounge under a shade tree. No matter what, you’ll be surrounded by natural beauty.

There are plenty of activities for the whole family when in the Finger Lakes, including shopping, kayaking, the wine trail, spas, golfing and fishing chargers. When you return after a full day of fun to this gorgeous Tudor home each evening, you’ll understand why we’re so proud of our newest addition to our lineup of luxury vacation rentals in the Finger Lakes.


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