NO WETNESS, NO MOLD, OUR HOUSES ARE TOTALLY DRY AND UNDAMAGED, UNLIKE OTHER ISLAND AND MAINLAND PROPERTIES THAT HAVE SUFFERED FROM WATER INFILTRATION DUE TO UNUSUALLY HIGH WATER LEVELS IN THE PAST FEW WEEKS. UNLIKE OTHER PROPERTIES, OUR HOUSES AND AMENITIES ARE BLISSFULLY HIGH UP ON THE ISLAND, BEYOND THE WATER'S REACH, SO THEY STAY NICE AND DRY - THE ELEVATED LOCATION OF OUR HOUSES OFFERS VALUED PRIVACY, AS AN ADDITIONAL BENEFIT.
PLEASE SEE "GUESTBOOK COMMENTS" SECTION FOR 5-STAR ACCOLADES AND REVIEWS.
NEW AND WONDERFUL: HEAVENLY REST ON LUXURIOUS NEW SIMMONS BEAUTYREST MATTRESSES! LIKE SLEEPING ON A CLOUD!
BRAND NEW 7.2 SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM FOR HOME THEATER SYSTEM WITH 82" SCREEN.
BRAND NEW SHARP AQUOS 4K ULTRA HD 55" TV IN LARGE GUEST HOUSE! AMAAAAAAZING CLARITY!
3 - 6 BEDROOMS, 3 BATHROOMS: RENT MAIN HOUSE ONLY (SLEEPS 6), OR ADD 1 OR 2 GUESTHOUSES (AT EXTRA COST), FOR EXTRA SPACE WITH PRIVACY, FOR UP TO 12 PEOPLE.
Have you ever dreamt of vacationing on your own private island? Live the dream, on spectacular Friendly Island, Alexandra Bay, your very own private island on exclusive Millionaires Row, with magnificent views of Boldt Castle, Sunken Rock Lighthouse, and ocean-going ships. Right in the main channel, and only 5 minutes from town. Marvel at breathtaking river views from every room and every outdoor area! Enjoy every comfort and convenience! This unique island cannot be compared to any other property for rent; its location, features, amenities, and view are unrivaled in the area. So special, that Friendly Island is featured on postcards and in magazine articles about the Thousand Islands.
Glorious sunrises and sunsets. Multiple oversized sliding glass doors and windows offer awesome panoramic views from indoors or out. Many rooms have 2-story cathedral ceilings! Many fabulous amenities, including private heated in-ground swimming pool, hot tub (both of which overlook the river, positioned high on the island for your privacy), outdoor sauna (with music!), home theater system (with huge 82' screen and new 7.2 surround sound system!), lots of electronics, DVD's, VCR's, business center (including high-speed internet, fax, photocopier, scanner, printer), stainless steel barbeque, and so much more. World-class fishing (rated among the top 10 in the U.S.!), right from your own dock.
Magnificent stonework throughout the island.
Dine right beside the scenic St. Lawrence River, while you feast your eyes on majestic Boldt Castle, illuminated at night to provide a magical fairy tale ambience, picturesque Sunken Rock Lighthouse, and exclusive Millionaires Row. Gaze in awe at ships from all over the world - so close, you can almost touch them!
Friendly island is unique, and offers all these fabulous features and amenities not available with other private island rentals:
Private heated inground swimming pool (in season)
Hot tub in beautiful gazebo
Outdoor sauna (with stereo!)
Sensual outdoor rainshower (in addition to indoor showers)
Home theater, with hundreds of channels, including movie, children's, & specialty channels, 82" screen, and new 7.2 surround-sound system
Ultra high-speed internet
Lofty cathedral ceilings in many rooms (some including skylights)
Brand new or almost-new stainless steel top-of-the-line kitchen appliances New LG washer & dryer with steam!
No rocks or shoals (unlike most islands for rent) to damage boats or people; easily glide right in, alongside our sheltered back dock
Unparalleled convenience: only 5 minutes from town! Exclusivity with accessibility!
Spectacular, panoramic views from indoors or out
A magnificent castle as a neighbor!
No dampness or mold, owing to the elevated location of the houses.
Please verify rental rate for use of the Main House or 2 houses or all 3 houses (the site's autoquote is for Main House only). Bonus: for large parties requiring more space or the privacy of a separate house, there are 2 additional guest houses available for your convenience. Free dockage by prior arrangement.
1) Main House sleeps 6 (2 bedrooms: one with new King and one with new Queen ultra-luxurious Simmons Beautyrest mattresses, spacious double loft, 2-story great room [living room] with cathedral ceiling, Home Theater System, kitchen, breakfast nook, 1 1/2 baths, wraparound deck, balconies, pergola. Enjoy river views from every room and every outdoor space!)
2) Large Guest House sleeps 4 (enormous master bedroom suite, adjoining separate room with separate outside entrance, as well, small fridge, microwave, new LG large-capacity washer & dryer with steam! Both sleeping rooms have soaring cathedral ceilings and each has its own private entrance from outside, many glass doors and oversized windows. Both have new luxurious Simmons Beautyrest mattresses: 1 King, 1 Queen. Skylights, huge bathroom, additional enclosed outdoor rainshower open to the sky. Huge covered veranda/sunroom/lanai with 2-story cathedral ceiling, several balconies. Enjoy river views from every room!)
3) Small Guest House (called "Pump House") sleeps 2 (historic renovated charming 1 room cottage, with beautiful architecturally-significant ceiling; covered back porch. Share kitchen & bathrooms of main house. Scenic windows all around. Enjoy 3 different panoramic river views from this special location!)
Area attractions and activities include wonderful sightseeing opportunities (including Boldt AND Singer Castles), tours by boat or helicopter or hot air balloon or giant voyageur canoe, museums, historic sites and reenactments, art galleries, artists' colony, live theater and music, free outdoor concerts, fine and casual dining, spas (or, relax with an outdoor massage, right on your private island paradise), nightlife, antique shops, charming boutiques, winery tours, horseback riding, hunting, freshwater scuba diving and snorkeling in crystal clear water (listed among the finest in the world), hot air ballooning, several zoos, whitewater river rafting, flyboarding (new), skydiving, ziplining (new!), go-karting (on the longest track in all of New York state!), bumper cars, arcade, manicured golf courses (including one on an island!), scenic miniature golf, giant chess game, Mazeland, swimming, boating, tubing, jet-skiing, beaches, Nature Center (among the top 5 in the U.S.!), world-class fishing (among the top 10 in the U.S.!!), Riverquest (new), Aquatarium (new!), and more.
Another country is practically at your doorstep, only 15 minutes away. (passport or enhanced driver's license required to enter Canada). Casino apx. 20 minutes away. One of only a handful of places on earth with 2 UNESCO designations: World Biosphere Reserve and World Heritage Site, only minutes away.
Or, just relaaaaaaaaaaaax in one of our designer patio chairs / rockers / lounges, on one of our numerous decks or docks or balconies, or on our extensive (multi-acre) grounds, or in one of our hammocks, or one of our old-time lawn swings, and marvel at the beauty and wonder that is Millionaires Row, as ocean-going vessels from all over the world pass right before your dazzled eyes. At night, gaze at a million stars in the clear night sky as you bond with family or friends while sitting around our dedicated custom-built fire pit area, surrounded by the majestic St. Lawrence River.
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