48540 Birch Island

Alexandria Bay, NY 13607

832 Sq. Ft.
$1,502 / Sq. Ft.
Sq. Ft.
per Sq. Ft.


Picturesque Birch Island available for the first time ever! This PRIVATE 3.3 acre island is situated right off the main channel, providing breathtaking views of ships passing by. The cottage features 2bd 1ba and is all you need to escape from it all. Old foundation on the lot used to house a turn of the century mansion. In addition to the foundation still being intact, a one of a kind, intricate chimney and fireplace still remains untouched. Either build your dream home on the foundation or just...

Property Details for 48540 Birch Island

Styles Of Residence
Waterfront Description
On Waterfront

Property Details for 48540 Birch Island

MLS #S1258743
Days on Market268
Taxes$12,109 / year
HOA Fees-
Condo/Co-op Fees-
Compass TypeSingle Family
MLS TypeSingle Family Residential
Year Built1955
Lot Size3.30 AC / 143,748 SF
CountyJefferson County

Listing Agent

Desiree Roberts

Lake Ontario Realty, LLC


P: 315.649.3434

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Building Information for 48540 Birch Island

Stories1Year Built1955Building Size-Lot Size3.30 AC / 143,748 SF

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$5,198 per month

30 year fixed, 2.95% Interest

Principal and Interest


Property Taxes


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Property Information for 48540 Birch Island

    Location and General Information
  • Directions to Property: Boat access only, Birch Island out front of #9
  • Nearest Cross Street: St Lawrence
  • Postal City: Alexandria Bay
  • School District Name: Alexandria
  • Village: Not Applicable
  • Owner 1 Last Name: Rich
  • Owner City State: Carlsbad, CA
  • Owner Street Num Street Name: 2052 Caracol Ct
  • Owner Zip Code: 92009
  • Garage Description: No Garage
    Taxes and HOA Information
  • City Village Tax: $0
  • School Tax: $5,815
  • Town County Tax: $6,294
  • Area NYSWIS Code: Alexandria-222289
    Lot Information
  • Parcel Number: 222289-003-011-0001-010-000
  • Num Of Acres: 3
  • Num Of Garage Spaces: 0
  • Age Of Building: 65
  • Lot Dimensions Depth: 500
  • Lot Dimensions Frontage: 400
  • Lot Number: 10
  • Lot Information: Beach/Water Access - See Remarks, Water View
    Property and Assessments
  • Annual Special Assessment: $0
  • Assessed Value: $445,400
  • Year Built Description: Existing
  • Floor Description: Hardwood-Some, Tile-Some
  • Second Mortgage Home Equity Bala: $0
  • Sewer Description: Other - See Remarks
  • Water Heater Fuel: Electric
  • Water Resources: Lake/River
Interior and Exterior Features
    Exterior Features
  • Waterfront Name: Saint Lawrence Seaway
  • Waterfront Footage: 1500
  • Additional Exterior Features: Deck, Dock- see Remarks
  • Driveway Description: Other - See Remarks
  • Exterior Construction: Wood
  • Foundation Description: Block
    Interior Features
  • Baths Total: 1
  • Baths Half: 0
  • Beds Total: 2
  • Num Bedrooms 1 St Floor: 2
  • Num Bedrooms 2 Nd Floor: 0
  • Num Bedrooms 3 Rd Floor: 0
  • Num Bedrooms 4 Th Floor: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Artificial: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Freestanding: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Gas: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Not Repto Code: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Other: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Pellet: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Total Calculated: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Woodburning: 0
  • Num Fireplaces Woodstoves: 0
  • Num Full Baths 1 St Floor: 1
  • Num Full Baths 2 Nd Floor: 0
  • Num Full Baths 3 Rd Floor: 0
  • Num Full Baths 4 Th Floor: 0
  • Num Full Baths Basement: 0
  • Num Half Baths 1 St Floor: 0
  • Num Half Baths 2 Nd Floor: 0
  • Num Half Baths 3 Rd Floor: 0
  • Num Half Baths 4 Th Floor: 0
  • Num Half Baths Basement: 0
  • Num Of Rooms: 5
  • Sq Ft Total: 832
  • Additional Rooms: Living Room
  • Attic Description: Crawl Space
  • Basement Description: Full
  • Heating Fuel Description: Electric
  • HVAC Type: Baseboard
  • Kitchen Dining Description: Eat-In
  • Kitchen Equip Appl Included: Oven/Range Electric, Refrigerator
Multi Family
    Multi-Family Information
  • Special Conditions Call L Brk: No
  • Third Party Commentary Blog: No
  • Num Bedrooms Basement: 0

Property History for 48540 Birch Is

DateEvent & SourcePriceAppreciation
Aug 24, 2020

Price Change

WNYREIS #S1258743

Mar 26, 2020

Listed (Active)

WNYREIS #S1258743

Mar 1, 2020

Exclusive Expired

WNYREIS #S1185799

DateEvent & SourcePrice

Price Change

WNYREIS #S1258743


Listed (Active)

WNYREIS #S1258743


Exclusive Expired

WNYREIS #S1185799

For completeness, Compass often displays two records for one sale: the MLS record and the public record.

Public Records for 48540 Birch Island

Taxable ValueLand$279,800Additions$165,600Total$445,400
Tax Record2020$11,850 ($988 / month)
Home Facts
Beds2Baths1Total Finished SqFt832 SqFtAbove Grade Finished SqFt832 SqFtStories1Lot Size143,748 SqFtStyleMiscellaneous ResidentialYear Built1955ZoningMRCountyJEFFERSONAPN2222890030110001010000

Schools near 48540 Birch Island

Alexandria Central Elementary SchoolPublicPK-63.1 mi
Alexandria Central High SchoolPublic7-123.1 mi

Alexandria Central Elementary School

PK-6, 3.1 mi, Public


Alexandria Central High School

7-12, 3.1 mi, Public


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48540 Birch Island is a single family home for sale in Alexandria Bay, NY 13607. This property was listed for sale on March 26, 2020 by Lake Ontario Realty, LLC at $1,250,000. This listing's school district is Alexandria Central School District. Nearby schools include Alexandria Central Elementary School and Alexandria Central High School. 48540 Birch Island is a 2-bed, 1-bath, 832 sqft single family home built in 1955. This address can also be written as 48540 Birch Is.

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