Stunning 5 BR Water Front House on 700plus Acres of Private Island(8 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 3 full Baths, (Sleeps max 12)
All the rooms offer a spectacular view of Lake Ontario and/or Basin Harbor. The house sits on approximately 700 acres of private preserve, on a 1200 acre island great for exclusive nature adventures. The house itself is on seven acres of lawn.
The house has the charm of an old stone house with the comforts and conveniences of a new home. There is a large master bedroom with a private balcony and ensuite tossed marble bathroom, a bedroom with a queen bed and another with a pair of twin beds and lounge area(including pull out sofa), as well as a bunk room with a loft that sleeps four.
The separate stone cottage contains a full size bed. The two other bathrooms(all bathrooms have at least a shower) are relatively new and tiled in marble as well. The full kitchen has almost every convenience; including a kitchen aide, ice cream maker, warming drawer, and waffle iron.
In September/October, there is still plenty to do, from apple picking(numerous apple trees on property, hiking, bon fires by newly renovated fire pit, or just reading by the two fireplaces.
If you choose to leave this bit of paradise, then you can go ashore where you can find tennis, golf, shopping, movies, museums, bars, restaurants, etc., or head over to Kingston, Canada which is about 40 minutes away by boat. (It's a bit longer if you take the Ferry from Cape Vincent), or go to Cape Vincent by 15 minute boat ride, to visit one of its stores or restaurants
USE OF BOAT REQUIRED to get to and from the island(5 to ten minute boat ride). Boat rental possible with owner. Caretaker will meet you at marina when you first arrive and follow you out in your boat and show you around. Alternatively, if you don't want stress of renting and operating a boat, or don't plan on much boating, arrangements can be made for caretaker to transport guests back and forth.
Options: 2 ATVs($775/wk plus security deposit), New for 2016: 4 seater Polaris, with 4 person trailer($775/wk plus security deposit)(discount if combined) and boat rental($950/wk plus security deposit) also possible. New for 2017 is 14 foot aluminum boat with 10HP outboard, for use around the island only($275) Foregoing will be pro rated if less than a week. Cleaning is deducted from deposit
Keywords: House on Thousand islands, with all amenities, including Internet, landline, sat tv, on 1000 acres. Pet friendly
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Member since: 2008
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Ping Pong Table
- Satellite / Cable:
- Sports & Activities
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Beach View
- Water View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Skiing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Fitness Room / Equipment:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Mobile Phone:
- Parking Off Street:
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Apr 29 - Jul 1, 2017
4 night min stay
Sep 9 - Oct 21, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Changeover Day: Saturday
Additional information about rental rates
- Polaris/wk $775 $0
- 14'boat w/outbrd $275 $0
- 2 ATVs/wk $ 775 $0
- 22' Grady/wk $950 $0
- House clean:$250 approx $0
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
- Taxes Not included
$775 week for two ATVs(plus$750 deposit); $775/wk for one 4 seater Polaris Ranger Crew, including 4 seater trailer (discount if ATVs and Polaris combined); $950 for Grady White(plus $1000 deposit) The foregoing rentals will be pro rated if less than a week. 10% discount on second week Cleaning extra($250-$325 unless extra cleaning charges apply). Will reduce total deposit if both boat and ATV rented. Possible to make arrangements for caretaker to take guests back and forth in lieu of renting or bringing your own boat. Pets: no more than 2 pets, except with owner's permission. $1500 deposit for house, from which cleaning deducted
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Island great for mountain biking hiking bird watching exploring. Water is good for fishing water skiing sailing etc. Beach at head of island
Year Purchased: 1990
About the owner: My wife and I have four children (ages 23-29) and currently just one yellow lab We all love the thrill of a new adventure, and this island really helps bring the whole family together. We all become kids again
Why the Owner Chose Cape Vincent, NY, USA:
My family is originally from the area, and the Island has been in the family for over seventy years . My four kids still love the island; so much that they have cross country skied across the lake to get out there in the dead of winter. There is so much that you can do out there, you will never have enough time to fit it all in... I am still trying.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
I have just taken up mountain biking on the island, so if you don't want to rent the ATVs, bring your bikes....or just walk/hike. There is a LOT of history to the island
- Primary: (203) 594 7110 (Connecticut, USA)
- Secondary: 203 966 8279
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The Stone House, with water views from every room, looking from shore
Kitchen. Has most everything
Laundry/mud room, with extra boots/clothes, and small refrig
The den in the stone house (Sat TV/VCR), with movie library.
Second floor hallway
Master Bathroom; includes shower as well.
Bedroom with two twin beds, pullout sofa, with older TV that takes videos movies
Guest cottage, with full size bed (no bathroom, so must walk into house)
Private beach at Head of Island, by boston whaler. Great area to water ski
Polaris ride to mid Island School House, which still has original desks in it.
Watch the frieghters go by
Back side of house looking toward Basin Harbor
Living room, and kitchen table
Downstairs hallway, connecting old stone house with modern house.
dinner table in library
Master Bedroom with balcony, and sitting area(not seen) Sat TV/VCR
Bunk room with loft
House (mid-island); for certain guests
Grady White docked in our protected Harbor
An evening ride across the island...wild life every where
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 20, 2017
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