Recreational Land for Sale in Rossie, Oxbow, New York $315,500
These 504 acres constitute a ?one of a kind? property. Starting with Long Swamp you have both open and wooded swamp areas providing an abundant wetland wildlife habitat. The swampland is scattered with hidden islands of hardwoods and pines. It borders the steep cliffs of the 1,603 acre Pulpit Rock State Forest on the west and beautiful 154 acre Payne Lake on the north making this an exceptional recreational, hunting, kayaking, fishing, hiking and trapping paradise. Located in St Lawrence and Jefferson Counties this land track includes Long Swamp, Payne Lake waterfront and acres of woodland, streams and ponds. Along the town maintained New Connecticut Road you?ll find many private sites with easy access for a cabin. There is an 89 foot lane-way for access from CR 25 that is mowed by the neighbor. There is also access by boat from the convenient state owned hard surface boat launch about one mile from Oxbow with parking for 20 cars and trailers. Payne Lake has 2.6 miles of shoreline with a maximum depth of 15 feet. It has a 10 horsepower limit. Fish present include northern pike, large mouth bass, black crappie, bluegills, yellow perch. tiger muskie and walleye. This lake also has good ice fishing for 4 seasons of recreational fun. The humble hamlet of Oxbow has a large traditional park with a gazebo in the center and a stone church at one end. The church yard is where Princess Carolyn Bonaparte Benton, daughter of Joseph Bonaparte, King of Spain is buried. Other nearby recreational opportunities include Yellow Lake, Muskellunge Lake, Black Lake, Moon Lake, Red Lake, Lake of the Woods, Grasse Lake, Pleasant Lake, the Indian River Wildlife Management Area, and the Oswegatchie River boat launch. Oxbow is nestled between the 1000 Islands and the Adirondack Mountains. It is accessed from the south by car taking the Theresa exit from Route 81. It is located only 35 miles from both the Watertown International Airport (WIA) and the Ogdensburg International Airport. From Ogdensburg you can travel across the St. Lawrence River by bridge to Ottawa or Montreal. If you have good luck fishing or hunting by day, you may want to travel 77 miles north to the Akwesasne Casino to test your luck by night. Fort Drum is approximately 25 miles away.
Brokered And Advertised By: Lacy Realty
Listing Agent: Penny Bogardus