Rowley Island

Ontario | Canada East/Central

Private Island with Shore Base in the Thousand Islands

An incredible opportunity to purchase an entire island and its private shore base… The dream of owning a private island can now be your reality. Rowley Island is a 2.44-acre island that has been in the same family for 4 generations.  It is ideal for today’s multi-generational cottaging family seeking the ultimate playground for extended family and friends.  It is easily accessible from Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Watertown and Syracuse NY, by plane, car, and train. A unique feature of the property is the private shore base for the island.  It is only 5 minutes away and has electricity, a 3-bay car port and 2 docks; 1 floating, 1 fixed.

Structures on the island are grandfathered and can be either renovated or rebuilt. They include a one and a half storey, 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom Main House with 3 stone fireplaces, The Cottage On The Hill, a 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom cottage with living room and stone fireplace, The Bunk House, a 4 bunk bunkhouse with a 2 piece bathroom and electricity, The Boy’s Cottage, a 1 bedroom stucco cottage with a 3 piece bathroom, electricity, and, the laundry annex, The Mechanical House used to store paints, solvents and parts, The Motor House, the workshop for the island which includes the back-up generator, and,  The Boat House  with an interior, 16.6’ X 36.6’ wet slip and lifting beams, a 36′ covered exterior slip, and 2, approximately 40 ‘ long, uncovered docks.  The top of the boathouse is a sun deck, great for diving and jumping into the water from!  

On the south side of the island is a small lagoon with a 30’ concrete dock and a sand beach, not only a wonderful swimming venue but also a great float plane berth.  The water around the island is deep and clean. Swimming, sailing, waterskiing, kayaking, and fishing spots abound.  In addition, there are excellent golf courses both on the Canadian and US sides of the river.


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