Watch Island is one of the 1000 Islands set in a tranquil bay overlooking the St Lawrence Seaway. It is a restored 100 year old Victorian home with spectacular location with views of ships, sunsets, 1000 Island Bridge, Rock Island Lighthouse. Dining room is a large gracious room seats 6 to 16+ with 12 windows overlooking the seaway and evening sunsets. Comfortable living room furnished in antiques with piano, fireplace and views of the river. Country-size, full-service, eat-in kitchen and pantry. The house is surrounded by 4 furnished porches with breathtaking views..one enclosed in glass/ screens. All baths have claw-foot soaking tubs/showers. Boathouse with deep water and plenty of dock space. Crystal clear water for swimming. The house was originally built with servants quarters if anyone wishes to bring a nanny and cook there is plenty of room. The grounds are manicured and plenty of room for outside games, sports or just relaxing in the hammock.
GREAT LOCATION FOR SPECIAL EVENTS : This has been called the Venice of the North. The history of the area and these enchanted islands is fascinating with stories of wars, pirates, sunken ships, boat building, thousand island dressing, grand island hotels, famous people and their families and much more. A Land of castles, mansions, gingerbread cottages and antique boats which are still here and a must see. Watch Island is one of these wonderful Victorian houses. It is located in Blind Bay south of Fishers Landing and north of Rounds Island and can be seen on google earth.
A place where freedom and adventure rule and ~~~~~
FALL is Fabulous
WINTER is Wonderful
SPRING is Splendid
SUMMER is Sensational
FALL is exploding with color and reflections in the crystal clear river.
WINTER is still, white and breathtaking.
SPRING is bursting with natures wonders.
SUMMER is everyone's dream vacation.
GREAT LOCATION FOR SPECIAL EVENTS : GREAT LOCATION FOR SPECIAL EVENTS Ask about corporate events and wedding specials!
Private General Use Maxson AirField 5 mi. from island - Identifier 89NY
What To Do:
Swimming, boating, fishing (guides available), hunting, golf, tennis, sailing, water-skiing, scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, kayaking, canoeing, hiking, biking, fall foliage, sightseeing in Canada as well as U.S., duty-free shopping, unique gift shops (The Boatique Gift Shop on Bluff Island - only accessible by boat), 1000 island boat tours, tours of Boldt Castle, Victorian teas (Dark Castle teas), craft shows, a world famous Antique Boat Museum, antique shops, and art museums, boat tours, helicopter rides. There are many fine restaurants in Clayton and Alexandria Bay as well as in Canada. Foxy’s is a small local restaurant with a bar in Fishers Landing only 5 min. by boat from Watch Island. Swan Bay Restaurant close to island and accessible by boat. Wellesley Island Hotel is an outstanding restauran