Sherwood Inn

Skaneateles, NY


The Sherwood Inn, constructed in the early 1800s, long has been a way point on Route 20 at the foot of Skaneateles Lake. While many alterations have occurred over the years, none have been as extensive as the current undertaking. The main entrance stairway has been broadened to allow for more space for photo opportunities. The tavern has gained a much-needed wood-burning fireplace to enhance the ambiance and provide a warm focal point. The dining rooms, which comprised most of the first floor, were totally gutted and restructured to better support the guest rooms above. They were rebuilt with the ability to continue to provide elegant, intimate dining or the opportunity to open the rooms and accommodate parties of up to 200 people. All-new finishes were installed, including elegant 16-inch-wide pine plank paneling and new fireplaces.


Photos ┬ęDon Cochran