You Can Buy Your Own Private Island in Upstate New York – For Just $3 Million

published Apr 21, 2018
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Do you love visiting an island, but also enjoy experiencing all four seasons? Are you the kind of person who loves the beach but also loves the snow? If that is the case, there is a perfect opportunity waiting for you in upstate New York. And it only costs $3 million!

Who hasn’t dreamt of owning their own private island? There are a variety of reasons for why you’d want to live secluded. You could want privacy, you could want to unplug, you can like to live in luxury or a combination of all of the above.

The only catch – it is going to cost you.

For a private island in upstate New York, it looks like the asking price is a few thousand short of $3 million.

Historic Whiskey Island is currently for sale in Clayton, New York for $2.95 million. The main lodge on the island was constructed in 1875!

Whiskey Island is a Romantic Private Island rich in history-capturing the ambiance of the past. One of the oldest island cottages in the 1000 Islands, this island is perfect for family getaways, or for that romantic adventure shared for two. With spectacular sunrises, sunsets, starlit nights, warm breezy days, and an ever-changing crystal clear river, the experience will leave you feeling refreshed and awakened with the spirit that is embedded there.
Fishing, swimming, boating and relaxing are Whiskey Island’s pleasures. She is a muse for writers, artists and musicians alike- She is a muse for the soul.

On the 3.1 acre island, there is a lodge, cottage, boat house, and a little dock on the water. The lodge only has one bedroom but has a lot of downstairs living space that could easily fit friends and family. The cottage has its own bedroom, which is a perfect place to put your parents if they come to visit, so you each have your own space.

The boathouse doesn’t actually come with a motorized boat (you’ll have to supply your own) but there is a beautiful wooden canoe!

Don’t have $3 million to spare on a private island? No worries. Whiskey Island is also available for weekly rentals. For 7 days, 7 nights, renting the entire island is $8,000 – plus a $1,000 security deposit (which will be refunded if there is no property damage). There are only 15 people allowed and you’ll need to pay extra if you’re looking to bring your dogs.

If you are interested in purchasing the private island, it is for sale through Michael DeRosa Exchange.