This premier Finger Lakes estate with 23 acres, a wooded ravine highlighted by Bentley Brook, 618' of private Skaneateles Lake frontage with level point & shale beach provides a secluded, quiet haven yet is only 2 miles to the village. The winding driveway bordered by majestic trees leads to a magical place of peace & tranquility. Built in 1902, the home is the birthplace of the Skaneateles Festival, a world-class chamber music festival & is graced with extraordinary architectural details throughout: magnificent entry with dramatic staircase, grand living and dining rooms, 7 bedrooms, 3.5 baths and incredible views of the lake. Several outbuildings: 3-car garage w/apartment, 1 car garage w/workshop & greenhouse, boathouse, "beach" house and permanent dock. A once in a lifetime opportunity.