One of the 1800 islands that dot the majestic St. Lawrence Seaway, yet one of only an elite handful of islands available to rent in the area, Watch Island nestles in a peaceful bay with views of ships, sunsets, Thousand Island Bridge, and the venerable Rock Island Lighthouse spread before it. Situated between Clayton and Alexandria Bay, this upscale, upstate New York rental offers an impeccably restored, 6,500 square foot Victorian mansion to the discerning family seeking an elegant vacation home.
The house spots an antique look and is equipped with a living room decorated with a fireplace, a country kitchen, an operational pantry, four furnished porches, a grand dining room for 16 guests and ten bedrooms to house up to 20 guests. The dining room spots 12 windows offer beautiful scenic views of the sea.
With its proximity to Alexandria Bay and the inland ponds and rivers of Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties, the 1.3-acre island is perfect for an activity-packed family vacation. Kayaking is possible between islands, and the waters of Alexandria Bay offer excellent wreck diving. Float fishing excursions for bass, pike, muskie, and walleye make memorable family bonding experiences.
Watch Island is offered for weekly and monthly rental for up to two families at a time, with additional families at extra charge. If you wish to buy it instead, you need to shell out $1,950,000.