Private island north of Manhattan for sale is surprisingly affordable

For $850,000, you could buy a shoebox in Brooklyn. But why not pick up a private island instead?

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On land, there’s also a 600-square-foot space “ideal for a yoga & meditation studio."

On land, there’s also a 600-square-foot space “ideal for a yoga & meditation studio." (Houlihan Lawrence)

Just 60 miles north of Manhattan, a small island with a wee house has hit the market. Known as Willow Island, the speck of land in Putnam County — whose dock is a 10-minute drive from New Fairfield, Conn., to the east — is encircled by large trees.

The island has a four-bedroom, 1½-bath house smack dab in the center.

The island has a four-bedroom, 1½-bath house smack dab in the center. (Houlihan Lawrence)

In the middle of serene Putnam Lake, the island has a four-bedroom, 1½-bath house smack dab in the center.

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Built in 1932, the two-story, 1,922-square-foot Colonial house has 35 windows, multiple docks and is accessible only by boat.

“It’s the perfect place to write the next great American novel!” the listing copy adds.

“It’s the perfect place to write the next great American novel!” the listing copy adds. (Houlihan Lawrence)

In fact, the fully furnished house comes with its own solar-powered boat, because motorized boats are a banned on the lake. Ah, the sound of silence!

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The island also boasts multiple docks and is accessible only by boat.

The island also boasts multiple docks and is accessible only by boat. (Houlihan Lawrence)

But wait, there’s more: The property includes a separately deeded private driveway with a garage on the mainland, presumably for a place to park your wheels before getting on the water.

On land, there’s also a 600-square-foot space “ideal for a yoga & meditation studio,” according to the listing with Linda Finn and Regan Andrews of Houlihan Lawrence.

Built in 1932, the two-story, 1,922-square-foot Colonial house has 35 windows.

Built in 1932, the two-story, 1,922-square-foot Colonial house has 35 windows. (Houlihan Lawrence)

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“It’s the perfect place to write the next great American novel!” the listing copy adds.

Known as Willow Island, the speck of land in Putnam County — whose dock is a 10-minute drive from New Fairfield, Conn., to the east — is encircled by large trees.

Known as Willow Island, the speck of land in Putnam County — whose dock is a 10-minute drive from New Fairfield, Conn., to the east — is encircled by large trees. (Houlihan Lawrence)

This article originally appeared in the New York Post.

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