Prime Skaneateles property going on the market

Their hopes of building a new Skaneateles learning center dashed, Peter and Elsa Soderberg now plan to sell the nearly 9- acre property that includes prime lake front.

Peter Soderberg said the couple will sell the former Stella Maris Retreat and Renewal Center property that includes 290 feet of frontage on Skaneateles Lake.

The Skaneateles Library Association and the Soderbergs announced Friday that they would not move forward with plans for an expanded library-learning center-art gallery following the threat of lengthy litigation by neighbors.

Such lawsuits would take money away from the project, draw construction time out and drive a “wedge” in the community, Soderberg said.

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