Nestled among mature pitch pine trees on a small raised peninsula, the house provides incredible privacy, along with unparalleled views up and down the Picton Channel, Main Channel and directly into the charming town of Clayton, NY.
A 360 degree deck done in Ipe Brazilian hardwood that wraps all the way around the entire the house with secured entryways for little ones, makes for truly incredible indoor/outdoor living. The house has front and back upper decks for intimate river views. Protected deep water dockage and dredged bay provides ample dock space or mooring for any vessels. Access the interior of Grindstone Island where nearly 2/3 of the island is protected and accessible by the 1000 Islands Land Trust. The interior of the island boasts old logging roads, miles of trails over rolling fields and granite bluffs, 2 former school houses (one with a playground), a small island gift shop and clothing boutique called The Acorn Store. There is also the beautiful Grindstone Island Winery with an impressive wine cave where you can set up a private tour and tasting paired with food. All of Grindstone Island Wines are produced from grapes locally grown on the vineyard.
The interior of the house boasts an architecturally designed and spacious master suite with upper deck attached featuring rocking chairs perfect for your morning coffee. The master bath has marble heated floors, double sinks, jetted tub and walk-in shower. Upstairs, there is also a bunk room to sleep 5 ideal for families with children or friends. There are 2 bedrooms downstairs and a shared full bath. Separate guest sleeping quarters attached by screened in breezeway offers second large master bedroom with french doors stepping out to the deck (front side) and en suite bathroom connecting to additional bedroom/den on backside. The guest quarters can be configured as two extra long twin beds or one king size bed.
Custom built-ins throughout the house done by a master carpenter. Details are beautiful and unique throughout the home. There is a spacious outdoor shower with amazing water pressure to freshen up after a day of fun in the sun! The kitchen offers a large sub zero refrigerator, double ovens, 6 burner thermador gas stove top, and a walk -in pantry. Kitchen tile also has sub floor heating and is state of the art. There is an additional refrigerator for extra food and drinks in the laundry/mud room.
6 Kayaks, 2 sunfish sailboats and 2 mountain bikes, indoor/ outdoor ping pong table, float toys for dock included for use with rental.
Bring your own Bicycles to explore the island!
Bring your own boat or rent one locally. If you need to rent a boat, please visit O'Brien's U Drive Boat Rentals at or call them at 1-866-633-9548, 1-315-482-9548.
There is also a local water taxi service to transport you to and from the island as needed. The phone number to 1000 Islands Water taxi is 315-727-1939.