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Private Luxury Suites in Downtown Skaneateles in Quiet Location Off Main Road

Bedrooms Studio
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type bed & breakfast
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Historic Luxury Suites-Stag Horn Suite-Walk to the Lake, Shops and Restaurants.

34 State "Historic Luxury Suites" in Skaneateles. Offering the Stag Horn Suite you will have the pleasure of experiencing a property with a balance of features that have the appeal of a Historic Inn, the luxuries of a Boutique Hotel but yet it affords you the privacy of your own spacious suite in a Historic Village Home. New to the lodging market 34 State is quickly becoming one of the most sought after places to stay because it is distinctly different in so many ways.

Located in the uniquely charming Village of Skaneateles 34 State’s premier vicinity only steps to the pristine lake, boutique shops and restaurants in combination with its elegant, luxurious and whimsical interior is sure to please even the most discriminating traveler. 34 State is the only property that can boast that it has an original John D. Barrow Painting in each room of the property! A must see for any art enthusiast

The Stag Horn suite offers a comfortable sleeping space with a custom made exotic wood queen bed and the option of the addition of an EZ bed in the sitting room for additional sleeping space for two more people if needed.

Your private entrance off of the grand columned porch welcomes you into the main area at 34 State where you will find spacious rooms with original historic details but with all the modern amenities one could ever need. The property offers well-appointed designer suites consisting of a separate living room, bedroom and bathroom totaling approximately 500-650 square feet each. In addition to your suite you have full use of the generously sized downstairs area including a formal sitting room with grand piano and gas fireplace, dining room, and guest pantry. Outdoors there is a spacious yard and colonial style porch outfitted with wicker furniture to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or glass of wine in the evening.

Several expansions have been made to this historic home over the years, landing it with more than 5200 sq. feet of living space in total. The owners live on premises in private living quarters should you need anything during your stay, but will allow you all the privacy of enjoying the main portion of the property in addition to your suite. The home of 34 State was built in 1834 and was once the home of famed painter John D. Barrow. Our Skaneateles Library features a gallery of his beautiful and timeless paintings that is a must see while visiting Skaneateles.

With it's premier location and unparalleled interiors it will prove to be 'Better than Expected'!

More Details

Property Manager
Katie Severance
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
28 October, 2017

About Katie Severance

34 State is owned and operated by Jack and Katie Severance. Jack and Katie have owned and managed rental properties and B and B's in the Village of Skaneateles, NY. They also currently provide guest services and referrals to other properties in Skaneateles, if you are in need of additional space please inquire with them and they can provide you with a complete list of the properties that their owners have available. Our goal is to make your vacation experience 'Better than Expected'!

Katie Severance purchased this bed and breakfast in 2015

Why Katie Severance chose Skaneateles

34 State Street was home of John D. Barrows who was a prominent artist in the mid 1800's. His works of art adorn the walls of each room within 34 State and are shown only one block away at the Skaneateles Library as well as being very sought after by private collectors. The history of the home was one of the reasons why Jack and Katie were so drawn to it as well as it's stately presence and proximity to all that Skaneateles Village has to offer.

The Park's family purchased the home in 2004 and did a major renovation over the next 7 years that they occupied the home. They made all of the necessary updates that were needed not only to bring this 1834 home into the 21st century but also to keep the character and stately feel of years gone by. The Park's family did painstakingly amount of work including but not limited to restoring original woodwork and plaster both inside and out, installing a state of the art custom kitchen, renovating bathrooms with the highest grade tile and materials on the market not to mention the replacement of all mechanicals and windows to the highest of quality. Jack and Katie will finish where they left off renovating 1 remaining bathroom in the home also keeping in line with the quality the Park's had done. The suites will be ready by early Fall 2015 for rental.

What makes this bed and breakfast unique

-Proximity to Skaneateles Lake as well as all of the shops and restaurants in the Village.

-Spacious private suites featuring separate living room, bedroom and bathroom.

-Truly luxurious surroundings including custom window treatments & furnishings

-Continental Breakfast included in your stay

We hope you will give 34 State Street a try and see all that it has to offer.

Guestbook comments from the manager

From the minute you arrive you know are you are in for a wonderful stay. The home is elegant and comfortable at the same time. Katie and Jack do a wonderful job of anticipating your needs and providing as much help as you want. We are from the south and they made sure we were never cold and gave us great tips for the town. The continental breakfast is expansive and has all you could want. Fresh fruit and coffee are plentiful. But the best part has to be the location and the suites. You are a block from the center of town, so unless you are venturing out you never need to use your car. Our bed was incredibly comfortable and my husband noticed the bedside fresh flowers and the lavender scented linens. We enjoyed a relaxing evening on the sofa with the TV and the view out the windows to entertain us. If you are traveling with friends you will enjoy the parlor, with fireplace, and the dining room, but our suite was spacious enough that we did not use them much. I did spend a few hours one afternoon reading in the covered porch and that was great, comfortable seating and plenty of it. Katie is a former B&B manager and she has incorporated all the best practices here, not to mention she is a very talented decorator. We typically stay in B&B's and I highly recommend 34 State for your trip to the area.
Oct 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bed and breakfast in Skaneateles in Onondaga County

Property Type:
  • bed & breakfast
Building Type:
  • house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Stag Horn Suite bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , European tiled shower and bathroom walls, pedestal sink
  • Spacious recently renovated bathroom with tub and shower combination. Aveda hair and body care products available for your use during your stay.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Stag Horn Suite - 1 Large Double Bed , 2 Single Bed , 1 Cot , Pack-n-play and daybed with 2 twins available for additional
  • Spacious private Suite available for booking at 34 State. Each suite is luxuriously appointed and approximately 650-700 sq. ft each. May be rented out separately or together so that you would have the entire front portion of the house to yourself. The Stag Horn Suite has a daybed with pullout trundle bed offering 2 twin beds for additional sleeping space within the suite. There is a $25/night charge per additional person per suite should you choose this option of additional people in each suite over 2 person occupancy.
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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(2 traveller reviews)

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Private Luxury Suites in Downtown Skaneateles in Quiet Location Off Main Road
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

The property was very well maintained and the accomodations were superb!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for a portion of our honeymoon and the room was spacious and the linens were clean and luxurious. We loved the old charm of the home which was refurbished by the owners. The kitchen pantry was well stocked with a continental breakfast and delicious tasting coffee which you could access at anytime. The hosts were especially nice and accommodating and we were very blessed to stay. We will definitely consider a return visit in the future!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Outstanding in every area!

  • 5 of 5

I had to make a last minute trip to the area. Lucky for me...all hotels were booked and I got to stay in the Staghorn suite. Everything about it was top of the line and it felt very private (not like other bed and breakfasts I've stayed at). The suite is unique and I enjoyed having this extra space for relaxing and working. The location in Skaneatlas is great for walking to the village as well. I highly recommend staying here versus getting "another hotel room". I hope to make it back to the area with family one day and know exactly where we'll be staying!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We are glad you enjoyed your stay and appreciated our unique set up here at 34 State. We look forward to being to first to offer a Village location that is like no other because of our suite sizes, luxury appointments and privacy offered. We were happy to have you as one of our first guests and look forward to your return visit!
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.02 Miles
Bluewater Grill
Nearest Restaurant
0.02 Miles
Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of the Village of Skaneateles, 1 Block to all the shops, restaurants and Lake walk to everything.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bed and breakfast in Skaneateles, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Late Fall 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
Dickens Weekend Dec 8-9
8 Dec 2017 - 9 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dickens Weekend Dec 15-16
15 Dec 2017 - 16 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
Dickens Weekend Dec 22-23
22 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Years Weekend 2018
29 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £187.75
Tax Rate 13.0%

Please note that we have a 3 night minimum on weekends in the Summer Season and a 2 night minimum on all weekends throughout the remaining of the year except for weekends during Jan 2-March 31. Holidays & Graduation are booked at high season rate of $350-$395/night depending on the holiday and date for these in demand dates. Rates subject change without prior notice. All rates noted are for the Stag Horn Suite only. The Barrow Suite rates may be seen on our website at 34State.com
50% of payment is due at time of making reservation, remaining balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.  Your card on file will be charged the remaining balance 30 days prior to your arrival.
When booking within 30 days of your arrival date or when booking a single night reservation 100% of your payment is due upon booking and the card you have provided will be charged upon booking your reservation.
Cancellations made greater than 30 days prior to arrival will receive full deposit less $50 cancellation fee.
Reservations that are cancelled less than 30 days prior to your arrival date, the guest is responsible for the full reservation charge unless we can find someone to fill your reservation dates.  Please understand that we are a very small establishment and only offer 2 suites so cancellations are very detrimental to our small business.  Please be sure of your reservation and dates before booking.
Please note that the Barrow Suite additional sleeping is provided on an EZ-Bed which is set up in the sitting room of the Suite.

Rates are subject to change and are not confirmed until you receive a confirmation email. All holidays and graduation weekends are booked at in-season rates. Please contact us if this property is reserved as we offer several other options in all price ranges in the Skaneateles area.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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