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Main Channel Luxury with Amazing Views

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 3 bathroom (sleeps 12) on the Main Channel at the American Narrows

This immaculately kept 5 bedroom, 3 full bath home is located on the American Narrows portion of the Main Channel with outstanding views. The home was recently updated with new furniture, carpeting, draperies, and newly renovated master and upstairs bathrooms.

Watch the ships float by so close you can almost touch them. The home is just a few miles to Alexandria Bay and about a mile from the Thousand Islands Bridge and US 81.

The property has three docks with deep, clear and weed-free water. Hardwood flooring throughout the main level. The home is equipped with flat screen LED TVs in 3 bedrooms and the family room. Phone, HD cable TV and wireless internet (WiFi) throughout. There is plenty of parking.

The main level includes the master bedroom with a queen bed and en suite bathroom. The upper level has 2 bedrooms: one with a queen and one with a full bed. There is a bathroom with shower upstairs between the two bedrooms. The lower level has two bedrooms with one queen bed and one with a bunk bed. Both lower level bedrooms have direct access to a bathroom with a shower. The family room also has a pull out queen bed. We provide high quality bed linens and bath towels and extra beach towels so our guests can enjoy their stay.

Other amenities include a brand new washer and dryer, dishwasher, refrigerator with ice-maker, well water with water purifier and softener, and central vacuum. In addition, there is an extra full size refrigerator and a full size freezer on the lower level, great for stocking extra ice and refreshments. Other kitchen amenities include Keurig coffee maker, 12 cup coffee brewer, blender, and fully stocked kitchen with plenty of dishes and cooking utensils.

The large dock has a picnic table for having lunch close to the water. The dock has two slips that measure 12' wide x 30' and 10'wide x 30'.

Enjoy your morning coffee or an evening cocktail overlooking the water from one of our intimate bedroom balconies where each has comfortable seating for two. Or enjoy our large deck that wraps the dining area and family room where there is seating for 12 (dining table for 6 and comfortable patio furniture for an additional 6) The deck has a large propane grill for those evening cookouts.

The property has a large stone fire pit located at the water's edge and seats eight or more Adirondack chairs. Firewood can be delivered to the property for an additional fee.

NO ANIMALS or PETS allowed due to owner allergies.

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Alexandria Bay House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , shower , renovated bath with large shower with spray jets
    Upstairs bathroom - toilet , shower , bathroom recently renovated
    Downstairs bathroom - toilet , shower , access to bedroom and bunk room
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Upstairs bedroom 2 - 1 double , Loft bedroom with full bed and closet.
    Bunk room - 1 bunk bed , Has ensuite bathroom
    Master bedroom - 1 queen , with ensuite master bathroom and has 40" LED TV, A/C
    Downstairs bedroom - 1 queen , Has ensuite bathroom and 40" LED TV, Air Conditioner
    Upstairs bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Has 40" LED TV, Queen Bed, Air Conditioner
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hot air ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
The renter is expected to leave the home in the same condition as it was at check-in or risk security deposit. Renter is required to sign a rental agreement.


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(12 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 12 reviews

Fun times on the River!

  • 5 of 5

Had a very enjoyable 4th of July week at the Thousand Islands. The house was perfect! Plenty of space and lovely location. We enjoyed the fire pit (s'mores!), watching big ships in the channel, fishing off the dock, and relaxing on the big top porch. We also enjoyed local attractions: Bolt Castle, Koffee Kove in Clayton, and pizza in Alexandria. We rented a pontoon boat and I didn't step foot in a car all week- everywhere we went was by boat! All ages (4-75) enjoyed the vacation. Our hosts were great! Easy to contact and very responsive to questions. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Mariah! We hope you consider us again when planning your next Thousand Islands vacation. Todd & Debbie
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Wonderful family trip

  • 5 of 5

My eighty-year-old grandparents, mother, brother, husband and I had a fantastic time at Todd and Debbie's house! The house was just as advertised; it was immaculate, very spacious, and the views were spectacular. We were pleasantly surprised to find that many items we had packed were not needed; prior guests had left kitchen spices, storage bags, and other handy kitchen items, and the kitchen itself had every gadget imaginable (from colanders to wine openers). The first floor master/bath was perfect for my grandparents, while the rest of us had privacy with our own bedrooms. The house itself is very conveniently located between Clayton and Alexandria Bay, and the grocery store is a quick 5 minutes down the road. One of the most enjoyable aspect of the house was the proximity to the water, and watching the large freight ships go by! Todd was very responsive, and my family hopes to return again! Loved our stay!

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Krista! We're glad the entire family had a wonderful time and you had great weather. We hope to see you again next year. Todd and Debbie
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The Best Way To Experience The St. Lawrence River!

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautifully appointed and is located in The Narrows of the St. Lawrence River. This gives you and your family up close views of all the amazing ships going to and from the Great Lakes and out to the Atlantic. Every room in the house is spacious with great views of the river everywhere you look! The homeowners were so thoughtful and responsive and definitely know how to make everyone feel right at home!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review Jackie and Chris. We loved having you and hope you will consider us again when staying in the Thousand Islands!
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Wonderful vacation home

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a wonderful week in this vacation home. It is well furnished and has the best stocked kitchen of any vacation home that I've ever been in. The views from the deck are wonderful and we really enjoyed watching the freighters going by. It was a very relaxing week. I would highly recommend this home for your family.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sharon, Thanks for the wonderful review. We're glad you and the family enjoyed the home and the kitchen (hopefully you didn't do too much cooking on your vacation). We hope you consider us again! Todd and Debbie
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Immaculate / Amazing

  • 5 of 5

We booked this property months ago, before there were other reviews - after seeing the great reviews I expected a great experience - the actual property surpassed even those expectations. We've stayed at different properties for 15 years, and we agreed that this was our favorite.

The house itself was perfect - clean, spacious. There was plenty of room both inside and outside (backyard and front yard). The fire pit was great. But the best part is the water/river right in front. Dock was perfect and we rented a 24' Pontoon that gave us free access to the entire Thousand Islands region. (Only 10 minutes away by boat from Alexandria Bay/Boldt Castle). My favorite part of the river was watching the huge freighters pass by - that's simply not something you see every day and the fact that the river happens to be narrow at the area where the house is located puts those freighters within great viewing distance.

I'm sure there's more to write but overall just a great experience, Todd was very responsive until we got there (and luckily we didn't need any help/assistance once we arrived).

Highly recommended. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxed, well-appointed, comfortable, lovely home on the Channel with amazing view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great week in the 1000 Islands at this awesome home. The property is very well-maintained, clean, and nicely decorated. Lots of room for family and friends! Great boat docks and fire pit beneath the large deck off of the family room. Beautiful on all accounts!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike and Tammy, We're glad you enjoyed the home and the beautiful surroundings. Thank you for considering us when making your Alex Bay vacation plans. We hope to see you again next year. Todd and Debbie
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Todd and Debbie Martin
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

Why Todd and Debbie Martin chose Alexandria Bay

This is an amazing property with outstanding views of the main channel and the Thousand Islands Bridge from the docks. The home is very clean and has been updated so that our guests are comfortable during their stay. Just bring your toothbrush and enjoy. Quality linens and bath towels are provided. We love this area of the St. Lawrence because it's close to Alexandria Bay and Clayton with easy access to Route 81. There are many restaurants nearby and a large grocery store open 24 hours a day only a mile away. This property is in a spectacular location. It has two boat slips that are about 30 feet long.

What makes this house unique

The property is located in the American Narrows portion of the main channel. The narrowing of the channel allow you to see spectacular boat traffic up close. The property has a large dock with deep blue-green water. Guest can enjoy a camp fires on the lower terrace at the water's edge while watching the sun set.


Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Cape Vincent, NY to Canada
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 81


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $250
Damage Deposit $1,000

Rates are subject to change until a rental is confirmed. We are forced to include a laundry fee in 2018 of $100 to cover our cost of having bathroom towels and beach towels, sheets and bedding (including duvet covers), and kitchen towels laundered.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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