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Carnegie Bay Cottage

Carnegie Bay Cottage offers a perfect location within walking distance to downtown, restaurants, marinas, entertainment, boat tours, golf, and much more. The Cottage, located on Carnegie Bay's water, has easy access to the St. Lawrence River. 

The Cottage has it all with plenty of room for you and your family offering a high-end luxury home, large front deck overlooking the water, screened-in back porch, plenty of deep-water docking, family room & living room, Samsung large screen TV with surround sound, large yard to enjoy outdoor games activity with your family creating lifetime memories. 

Since we purchased the home in the fall of 2017, my wife and I have painted, decorated, added upgrades, and designed/added an additional space for a total of 6 bedrooms and 4 ½ half baths.  The home now includes three-bedrooms with connected private bathrooms. 

Added in 2022, an arcade game with 2800 games to choose from and cornhole toss.

Added in 2023, a gazebo to the deck for shade on those hot days.

Please message me upfront regarding the Cottage, boat rental options, the area, or amenities.

We follow CDC guidelines to clean between rentals. All towels and bedding washed in hot water that's at least 60 degrees C / 140 degrees F using a laundry sanitizer that kills cold and flu viruses. We have added an Infrared light to the HVAC system and use Merv 13 air filters.

First floor: (3BR 2.5 Bath)

  1. Master bedroom #1 with Queen bed and attached master bathroom #1 with walk-in shower
  2. Queen bedroom #2 with attached ½ bathroom #2
  3. Twin bedroom # 3 with a shared full bathroom #3 with tub/shower
  4. Full kitchen
  5. Dining room
  6. Washer/dryer
  7. Private Office with high-speed fiber-optic internet
  8. Living room
  9. Large deck overlooking Carnegie Bay

Ground floor: (3BR 2 Bath)

  1. Master bedroom # 4 with Queen bed and attached master bathroom #4 with walk-in shower             
  2. Queen bedroom # 5
  3. Full & Twin bedroom # 6
  4. Full bathroom #5 with tub/shower 
  5. Washer/dryer
  6. Large great room with a sectional Queen sleeper sofa
  7. Dining area with a refrigerator and coffee maker
  8. Heated floors in the bedrooms and bathrooms
  9. Lower stone Patio with separate entrance and access to the ground floor

Boat rental options:

26' Bennington Pontoon with 115HP 4 stroke

Full canvas for the back half of boat

Seating for 12 people


14' Sylvan Super Snapper fishing boat with 20HP 4 stroke

With electric trolling motor and two downriggers

Seating for 4 people





Inez K

5/5  Aug 12 - Aug 19, 2023  Perfect Relaxation Excellent provision. Great setting. Loved sitting on the lawn. More than enough space for our 11 seniors. Limited steps outside and multiple entrances. Enjoyed kayak and corn hole and closeness to pickleball and ABay.

Warren S

5/5 Aug 5-12, 2023  Great Family Vacation The house was great! Beautiful and well appointed. Pictures are spot on. Everyone had their own space and were able to be together without feeling like we were on top of each other. Location is ideal, short walk to Alex Bay and very near Golf Course. The owners were great to deal with and very responsive throughout our stay. Would highly recommend!

Thomas M

5/5 Jul 29-Aug 5, 2023   We've rented several homes in the Alexandria Bay area over the past 2 decades, and this property was easily the best we've ever seen. The pictures and description really don't do it justice. Our large group of twelve was easily accommodated, and we did not lack for anything in terms of amenities. It feels much larger than the exterior would hint, owing to the lower/basement level. Our family had room to spread out, with younger folk hanging out downstairs in the evenings playing games, while the older crowd could gather in the upstairs family room. Truly a wonderful property!

Jim D

5/5 Jul 22-29, 2023  Nice place to relax Nice location and very clean property. Very well equipped. Photo of the outside needs updating. A new gazebo on the back porch was a surprise addition. We actually spent a lot of time under it in the heat of the day.

Jessica T

5/5 Jul 12-17, 2023  Our group had a fabulous time! The home was perfect for our group of 11. The kitchen was fully stocked and the amenities were perfect. Gorgeous home! Highly recommend!

Robert M

5/5 Jul 5 - 8, 2023  Amazing place and location! The property upon arrival was clean, organized and well maintained. The kitchen was well stocked with absolutely everything needed for preparing meals and grilling. Sleeping accomodations were comfortable for a good night's rest. Bathrooms and laundry appliances were all top notch. Quiet, peaceful water way access with excellent fishing and docks for launching kayaks. The property exceeded my expectations and a place we would definitely return to again!

George W

5/5  Jul 1-5, 2023  Paul was an outstanding host. Had excellent communication right from the get go and communicated with me even prior to our check-in. The home looks exactly like the pictures and is absolutely beautiful! They do a great job of making it feel very homey and very comfortable in gorgeous surroundings. The yard is beautiful and the docks are wonderful. The home was immaculate and had a lot of amenities in the kitchen to help make cooking our meals an absolute breeze. Highly, highly recommend!!


5/5  June 14-18, 2023  Paul was extremely helpful, and responsive for all our needs. We had weather during our stay and wanted to still enjoy the outdoors, so Paul helped us find a tent to rent when I reached out to Paul: he went out of his way to help. The house was in great shape and would recommend you Check it out for yourself!

Steve A

5/5  Aug 22 - Aug 27, 2022  Met or exceeded expectations. Comfortable house, good size yard with dock and water access, privacy. Hosts great.

Michael M

5/5 Aug 10 - Aug 15, 2022  Paul’s was a great host and the home was perfect. Plenty of bedrooms for a large group or two families. Walking distance to downtown and the marina could not have been more convenient next door. Ample space outdoors for lawn games and hanging around a fire. Looking forward to coming back.

Lily T

5/5  Aug 6 - Aug 10, 2022   Absolutely beautiful home. You have to come in person to enjoy this lovely home and it is much more spacious and attractive than you see in the pictures. Paul and Sue the house owner are very friendly and alway answer questions quickly, We rented their boat and it added extra fun for us. Paul is very responsible and explains how to navigate the boat in details to our capitan clearly with patience. After we left the house and heading to Niagara falls, Paul called us on personally to let us know what is the best way to drive so that we can continue to enjoy our trip along the way. Defiely a five star home and host. Thanks for everything, I will recommend it to all my family and friends.

John and Michele M

5/5  Sat Jul 30 - Sat, Aug 6,2022   Fantastic Family Vacation This house was perfect for our needs. We had 12 people and everyone had their space. It was very clean and well equipped, especially the kitchen. The boat dock was important to us and we couldn't have asked for it be more convenient. The kayaks were used almost daily as was the fire pit. There are lots of chairs available for sitting on the deck or around the fire pit. Great location for walking into town. It's obvious that Paul and Sue take pride in their property. Paul was very responsive when we had questions. A very pleasant experience all around. 8/9/2022 at 7:54 AM    

Tom C

5/5 Sun, Jul 17 - Sat, Jul 23, 2022   Couldn't have asked for more! From start to finish this property has everything you need! Beautiful house, plenty of room and perfect location. It sounds silly but what was over the top were the amenities. There wasn't a dish, cooking item, or even bandaid that wasn't available if you needed it. A top notch place that was also really clean! 8/6/2022 at 5:15 PM

Vincent W

5/5  Mon, Jul 11 - Sun, Jul 17, 2022  Great Rental Got the place to host family for a week. Beautiful setting, modern and comfortable accommodations. Close to town, restaurants and shopping really convenient. If you rent this property, get a boat, easy access to the river and all the attractions! Paul and Sue are super hosts! Definitely will be a return visitor. 7/19/2022 at 12:55 AM


5/5 - Jul 2 - Jul 7, 2022,   Paul and Sue were great to work with and very communicative before and during our stay. We took full advantage of the back yard for evening activities and appreciated the dock access to Carnegie Bay (both for fishing from the dock and launching kayaks). We had a great trip and would be happy to visit again. 


5/5 -Jun 18 - Jun25, 2022.  Paul and Sue were great to work with and very communicative before and during our stay. We took full advantage of the back yard for evening activities and appreciated the dock access to Carnegie Bay (both for fishing from the dock and launching kayaks). We had a great trip and would be happy to visit again

Marypat E

     5/5 Wonderful week at a lovely home! 2 families had plenty of room at this beautiful home! It was well stocked with all essentials (and more!) and the caretaker and owner were both so helpful and always available. 8/16/2021 at 3:10 AM    

Kelly V

   5/5 Perfect Family Retreat This property is beautiful and exactly as advertised. It is spacious and clean with everything you would ever need. We only went out one night because it was easier to stay in and everything we needed to cook was at our disposal. Plenty of room for boats and the surroundings are very bucolic. Just a 15 minute walk into town. Highly recommend and looking forward to staying again next year, 7/26/2021 at 6:44 PM

Jeanann M

   5/5 Great property House was beautifully set up and very nice spacious. 7/22/2021 at 12:31 AM

Sue R

   5/5 Excellent experience! The property was all and more of what was advertised. Very clean, spacious inside and out, and a load of amenities. Property owner was very helpful and always available by text or phone if necessary. We did not need a lot of contact with the owner. They really laid everything out nicely. Accessibility to downtown Alexandria Bay was super easy. Take a boat, five-minute ride by vehicle, or a very nice 15-minute walk into downtown! Would highly recommend this property! 7/8/2021 at 5:37 PM

Jammie S

 5/5 Relaxing! My 8 family members and I enjoyed this beautiful home. Kitchen was stocked. Home was very clean and owners always available. 7/3/2021 at 8:47 PM

Michael M

Great Relaxing Alex Bay 5/5   Stayed Aug 2020 Michael M. Booked on Vrbo Despite the craziness of 2020, we had great relaxing week at Paul's Carnegie Bay house. The home had everything we need for my family to enjoy our week away. An A plus property. Published Aug 29, 2020  

Matt C.

Amazing property and location! Secluded enough for quiet but close enough for a walk into Alex Bay. 5/5   Stayed Aug 2019 Matt C. Booked on Vrbo The overall experience was perfect. Couldn’t have gone better. Kayaks on site for use as well with all the necessary amenities to make you feel like you are at home, if not even an improved home! A++ Published Aug 12, 2019  

Beautiful! 5/5   Stayed Aug 2019   Booked on Vrbo I can't say enough about Carnegie Bay Cottage. The home was beautiful, clean, and very well appointed. Perfect location and close to everywhere you want to go. Pride of ownership shows in this home. Melody was a dream; so helpful in every possible way - from suggestions on where to eat, what to see, and where the best swimming spots are. We would definitely stay again! Published Aug 10, 2019  

Jean M.

Perfect Vacation and Great Experience 5/5   Stayed Jul 2019 Jean M. Booked on Vrbo This property is not your typical "cottage", but a beautiful house. This home was everything that was advertised and more. This was the first time that I had rented a home for a family vacation, and I was extremely pleased with the entire experience. The home was very comfortable, and there was plenty of space for the 8 of us. It could easily accommodate 12 as advertised. The back deck was the perfect spot to relax and enjoy morning coffee and a glass of wine later in the day. The property manager/caretaker and owner were very easy to deal with. The property owner even called me to check in and make sure that everything was good. You can tell that the owner takes great pride in his property. I would certainly rent this property again and certainly recommend this house to others. 5Stars!!! Published Aug 16, 2019  

Allison T.

Wonderful experience 5/5   Stayed Jul 2019 Allison T. Booked on Vrbo The house was immaculate and very comfortable. The kitchen was great to cook in and had everything you could need. The owner Paul is very hospitable and the caretaker Melody is very helpful too. The location is convenient for anything you want to do. We had a great stay and we're already planning our trip back! Published Jul 15, 2019  

Stewart S.

Big house on the river 5/5   Stayed Jun 2019 Stewart S. Booked on Vrbo The house is clean and modern with a spacious living and dining room. The kitchen is incredibly well equipped with all manner of pots, pans, coffee makers, containers, and gadgets. The back lawn has plenty of room for games. The location is a narrow bay off the river which allows for easy docking of a boat. The owner was eager to make our week-long stay pleasant and enjoyable. Published Jul 16, 2019  

Kathy H

Lovely Getaway 5/5   Stayed Oct 2018 Kathy H.   Comfortable home in a tranquil setting! Very well appointed and an excellent location to explore the area! Excellent communication and hospitality from the owner! Published Oct 11, 2018  

Patrick S.

Wonderful accomodations and attention to detail! 5/5   Stayed Aug 2018 Patrick S. Booked on Vrbo We had seven people staying for four nights (four adults, three children) and the house was great. Every time someone thought we had forgotten something we found it already at the house (coffee filters, BBQ equipment, sandwich griller...). This house is easily accessible to downtown (less than two mile walk), nice bay area for kayaking, fishing off the dock, it is just a nice place all around. Beatiful deck for coffee in the morning, unwinding in the evening. Paul and the caretaker, Melody, were great as well. The house alarm went off the last night we were there and Paul called immediately to make sure everything was OK (which it was, it must have been a glitch in the system). Completely recommend this house if you are looking for a place in or around Alexandria Bay. Published Sep 2, 2018  

Greg T.

Luxury Accommodations 5/5   Stayed Aug 2018 Greg T. Booked on Vrbo Had a great stay at Carnegie Bay Cottage and the house was well stocked with all the needed amenities. The house is in a good location, right on the water and easy to get to all that the 1000 Islands have to offer. Paul, the owner was very welcoming and wants to insure that renters enjoy the property. Published Aug 28, 2018  

Andrew M.

Beautiful water-front home 5/5   Stayed Aug 2018 Andrew M. Booked on Vrbo Excellent property within walking distance to Alexandria Bay downtown restaurants and shops. Private dock on a protected bay with option for watercraft rental. My family really enjoyed paddling on the 3 kayaks. The house is immaculate, has central air and is very comfortably furnished. Property management was very accommodating and professional. We highly recommend this home. . Published Aug 30, 2018  

Rosanne K

Beautiful Waterfront Property 5/5   Stayed Jul 2018 Rosanne K.   Our family thoroughly enjoyed our week in Alex Bay. We were welcomed upon arrival by the home’s caretaker and provided a tour of the property as well as many suggestions for sight-seeing, grocery shopping, and exploring during our stay. Both the owner and caretaker made themselves available by phone throughout the week to answer questions about the home and area. The home was clean and well-decorated. Kitchen was well-stocked with all necessary utensils to cook and serve our meals. We enjoyed the view through the large windows and from the deck. We were thrilled to find kayaks were available for use and spent hours exploring Carnegie Bay. Just a short drive to several of NY’s state parks where we fished, enjoyed the beach, watched the sunset, and swam in the pool. Overall a very pleasant experience. Published Aug 20, 2018  

Mary Jane A.

Beautiful home! Perfect location! 5/5   Stayed Jul 2018 Mary Jane A.   This home was absolutely beautiful and spacious for family and friends. Very convenient having a dock included to bring along our boat along with the spacious area for parking our vehicles and boat trailer. I would highly recommend considering this property as your next rental and enjoy relaxing on the river; fishing; kayaking etc.. Location, location, location.... Listing information is accurate; excellently maintained; I have already recommended this home to many of my family and friends and will rent this home again! Published Aug 17, 2018  

Greg M

The Ritz Carlton of the 1000 Islands 5/5   Stayed Jul 2018 Greg M. Booked on Vrbo Amazing home beautifully appointed extremely well maintained. Easy access into town ideal for boaters. Published Jul 23, 2018  

Ken Z

This house is beautiful! First class!! 5/5   Stayed Jun 2018 Ken Z.   This property is first class and beautiful. It has all the comforts of home. The location is great. It's very close to both town and to a public a boat launch, yet it is remote and quiet. The dock is very sheltered so getting to the main river is quick and easy. The owner is very friendly and easy to work with. This is a great rental, my family was very happy. I would recommend Carnegie Bay to anyone and will not hesiatate to return. Published Jun 25, 2018  

Property Type

  • cottage

House Rules

  • max occupancy: 14
  • pets not allowed
  • no smoking in cottage
  • children welcome

Location Type

  • waterfront
  • downtown
  • river
  • private


  • family
  • get a way
  • adventure


  • air conditioning
  • forced air heating
  • ceiling fans
  • filtered water
  • washer & clothes dryer
  • laundry soap
  • dish washer soap
  • dish detergent
  • iron & board
  • toilet paper
  • hair dryers
  • sleeper sofa bed
  • local maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • activities guide


  • gas double oven
  • gas stove
  • microwave
  • cooking utensils
  • blender
  • coffee grinder
  • coffee maker
  • keurig
  • dishwasher
  • outdoor grill
  • lobster pot
  • pantry items
  • refrigerator
  • freezer
  • ice maker
  • 4 slice toaster
  • hot air popcorn popper
  • bakeware
  • dishware for 24
  • crockpot


  • dining room
  • seating for 12


  • bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • bathroom 3 - toilet
  • bathroom 4 - toilet, combination tub/shower
  • bathroom 5 - toilet, shower


  • bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • bedroom 2 - 2 xl twin
  • bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • bedroom 6 - 1 full, 1 twin


  • audio tape player
  • books
  • books for adults
  • books for kids
  • cd player
  • dvd player
  • games
  • games for kids
  • radio
  • satellite / cable
  • stereo
  • television
  • toys
  • video library
  • sirius radio
  • arcade game


  • binoculars
  • boat dock
  • deck / patio
  • deck furniture
  • 3 kayaks
  • large cooler
  • small cooler
  • lawn / garden
  • outdoor furniture
  • outdoor gas grill
  • porch / veranda
  • porch furniture
  • screen porch
  • walkway to water
  • wood deck
  • yard
  • firepit
  • firewood
  • bean bag toss


  • long-term renters welcome
  • low allergen environment
  • merv-13 furnance filters


  • autumn foliage
  • bay/sound
  • churches
  • outdoor cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • beaches
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • atm/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • drug store
  • market
  • churches

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

Additional Amenities

Enclosed porch


3 Kayaks

Outdoor games

Gazebo on Deck

Arcade Game



Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly *
Jun 01-2023 - Dec 31-2023
5 night minimum stay
$ 1200 - $ 8400.00 -
Damage Protection

Property Damage Protection Insurance ------ $119.00

Refundable damage deposit ------ $1,000.00


The rental rate based on 12 people or less is $8,400 for a 7 night week. Max capacity is 14 people. There is an extra charge per person over 12 people for $250 per person.

Owner's cancellation policy

Ask the owner or review the rental agreement when booking the property.