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The Drake Cottage at Thousand Island Park, New York

deanna denver

Member since: 2005
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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The Drake Cottage at Thousand Island Park, New York

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

Thousand Island Park Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms + Den, 1.5 Baths, (Sleeps 9-10)

We just had a cancellation for the week of July 11 -18 , A fine week to be at the Park.

Our cottage is an Eastlake Victorian built in 1885. It is quite spacious with larger rooms than many cottages. The screened in wrap around porch provides bug free evenings of relaxation.

Thousand Island Park, established in 1875, is a Victorian Community on Wellesley Island in the heart of 1000 Islands on the St. Lawrence River. The Victorian homes retain the timeless charm of earlier days celebrating family togetherness and soft summer memories. An ice cream parlor, a grocery store, a library, a children's park, tennis courts, and daily recreational games make Thousand Island Park a vibrant, yet relaxing place to visit. All these opportunities are just down the street from the cottage. The Tabernacle which was originally the heart of the Park has a Catholic Service at 8am and a Protestant Service at 10am each Sunday. There are movies in the evenings, free of charge(just bring a can of food for the homeless). Often there are children's art camps and activities during the week. There are speakers and entertainment on special occasion to which all are welcome.

Access to the Island is over an International Bridge. The Bridge is from the mainland of New York State and connects on the other side of the island to Canada. The Wellesley Hotel, a block from the cottage, serves excellent nightly meals. A small cafe below the main dining room, called The Pub, often provides entertainment by local musicians. Light foods are also available.

Your cottage is located on the main street within easy walking distance to all amenities of the Park.

A LARGE SCREENED IN WRAP AROUND PORCH provides a distant view of the St. Lawrence with rocking chairs, a glider, a swing, and a picnic table for meals or games. The porch is an ideal place to read, chat, or just relax and enjoy the serenity of TI Park.

We have five comfortable bedrooms (twp King bed, two Queens, and a Double). A landing at the top of the stairs has two twin beds. The cottage comfortably sleeps nine. The first floor features a living room, dining room, den(with a futon), a half bath, with a washer and dryer. The kitchen has all the utensils for cooking, complete with staples, and a pantry for your groceries.

YOU WON'T FEEL CROWDED IN THIS COTTAGE...a spacious, comfortable interior awaits you.

THERE IS PARKING ON OUR PRIVATE LOT BEHIND THE COTTAGE. By parking in the back you can then look out on a nice lawn from the porch. RESERVE NOW FOR SUMMER 2015

Keywords: Eastlake Victorian Home

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
deanna denver (Owner)
Member since: 2005
Call Owner
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Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2015

About deanna denver

Our first summer at Thousand Island Park began in 1958. My parents, our dog and me, were all crammed into our station wagon along with bedding, towels, boxes of food, kitchen utensils, and a vast array of home furnishings. The drive from Syracuse had seemed endless in the cramped back seat. Upon pulling the car up to the front entrance, i climbed out of the crowded back seat and was awestruck looking up at this wonderful house. It was love at first sight, and a new River Rat was born. I grew up spending summers here and then have been fortunate to have my sons come every summer and now their children come to swim, play in the park and meet new friends.

deanna denver purchased this cottage in 1958

Why deanna denver chose Thousand Island Park

The Park has a mystical hold on many of us who have such good memories of times past. Each year provides a new opportunity to reconnect with 'summer friends', share time with invited visitors who've heard me talk endlessly of the wonderful times at The Islands. And always The River is there to calm my soul and nourish my being.

What makes this cottage unique

It is an easy drive to Canada or the mainland for 'touristy' activities. You can visit Clayton or Alex Bay for local shops and ware. There is now a large Price Club just before the Bridge, ass well as grocery stores on Rt.12 on the road to either Clayton or Alexandria Bay. For personal time you cannot beat the front porch. The screens allow for bug free conversations, games, and meals. The lot behind the cottage keeps your car close by and allows a more pleasurable view of the front yard. Look down the street to the River and watch the Ships go by.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This is our third stay at the Drake cottage. We love the interior colors, the large rooms and the beds were so comfortable. But our favorite part of the cottage is the porch. Rain or shine we spent much time relaxing, talking, eating, and just being together. The Park itself is so much fun for our children. They went to the main dock to swim, the movies at night, fishing, the games on the main field everymorning with Coach Price. It really was the perfect family vacation. Thanks again, we'll be back.
Jul 2010
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Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms1
Half Baths2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights
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Reviews

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The Drake Cottage at Thousand Island Park, New York
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews
St. James city, Fl
5

Tami and family

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at this house for the past 4 yrs and it has help build lasting memories each year. A great porch to hang out and do puzzles, chat and watch people go by. Great location can walk to Guzzle for ice cream or penny candy, walk to playground, walk to the Tabernacle for movie night or weekend mass, walk down to the dock for a swim, bike to Tennis courts for a game of Tennis. The house has all the basics you need for a great vacation. We are looking forward to our 2 wk stay this coming summer 2012. The owner is is very helpful with any questions and concerns. Great for families!

  • Submitted: May 7, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Saratoga Springs, NY
5

Perfect cottage for family vacations!

  • 5 of 5

Our extended family has been vacationing in Thousand Island Park for nearly 20 years, many of those years we've stayed at this cottage, and we keep coming back! It is spacious and comfortable and has everything we need. The large screened-in porch is perfect for eating, and relaxing with plenty of space for everyone.

We are looking forward to our stay this summer!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Clipper Inn
Clayton
" Clayton is a fine place to visit. There are many shops, The Antique Boat Museum, the River..."
Antique Boat Museum
Attilio's Pizza & Chicken
Wellesley Hotel
Clayton Island Tours
Foxy's Restaurant
Jreck Subs-Lox Stocks & Bagels
Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Syracuse, NY or Ottawa, Canada
Car: necessary

Boating(power, sailboats, canoes, kyaks) or a commercial boat ride around the Island, Rental boats are available at Alexandria Bay or Clayton, ( resort towns on the mainland), There are 3 golf courses, tennis courts, and organized games for children on the Green, Younger children enjoy the daily 'story hour' at the Library, There is a children's park with swings, slides, and other play equipment, You can hike, bike or take leisure walks, There are restaurants, and museums to visit, It is an easy drive to Canada ( Passports required)

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Rates & Availability

From $1,800 Per week

Thousand Island Park Cottage Rental Rates

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Summer-Sept.
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

TI Park renter fee $125
pet fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $400
Pet Fee $150
Notes Security deposit of $400.00 returned within 12 days of vacating the properties baring any damage or not leaving the cottage in the condition in which you found it. Rental fees are divided into two payments. The first payment is due in mid January, the final payment is due mid March.
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Amenities

Thousand Island Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Bathroom off the den, toilet and sink, washer/dryer
  • Upstairs bathroom is quite large. There is a separate shower and claw foot tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Loft + Den - 2 twin/ single , The loft has two twin beds, the den has a 'full' futon
    Bedroom 6 - 2 king , 1 queen , 1 double , 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
NO SMOKING ALLOWED IN THE COTTAGE. THE OLDER WOOD USED IN THE CONSTRUCTION HAD A HIGHER SAP COUNT MAKING THE COTTAGE HIGHLY FLAMABLE. Please no CANDLES.

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