When we are in our early 20's we dream of leaving our childhood home and having our own place. Over the years that dream changes to our own house, more land, bigger house, etc. Have you ever dreamt of owning a private island?

You don't even have to leave the state of New York.

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Private Islands currently has a listing for Hudson River Island just off the coast of Glens Falls. $750,000 and it could be yours!

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This could be your, less-tropical, Gilligan's Island. According to the listing the properties location as just East of Adirondack Park.

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If you were to purchase this island you would be getting 79 acres of mostly wooded land but it does have town water. Hudson River Island is surrounded by beauty and has plenty of it's own gems like a 10-acre waterfowl pond. There are plenty of deer, turkey and waterfowl as well.

Living on an island you will want your own boat and there is a nearby boat launch on a town-maintained road with utilities. Glens Falls and Queensbury shopping centers and restaurants are just 5-10 minutes away.

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According to the listing this is new to the market and boasts nearly 6,000 square feet of water front and town-maintained roads.

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Just so you don't feel isolated on your private island, here are some nearby locations:

  • The Outlets at Lake George 7 Minutes Away 
  • Airport 45 Minutes to Albany Int'l
  • Highway 5 Minutes to I-87
  • Fort William Henry Museum 10 Minutes Away
  • Saratoga Race Course 25 Minutes Away
  • The Sagamore Resort and Dining 25 Minutes Away

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