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Gary

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Waterfront Home on St. Lawrence River, Sunsets, Cove, Modern

11 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

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Overview

Hammond House Rental Photos and Description

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Prime waterfront location with spectacular view of sunsets, wildlife boats and ocean going and great lake ships. Master bedroom with king bed and attached bath, guest bedroom with king bed and full bath in nearby hallway. 2nd floor loft-with futon- entered by spiral stairs and cathedral ceilings. Good water depth, depending on time of year and annual variations at 17'x25' dock built in 2002. Relaxing deck wraps around waterfront side of home. Propane space heater in livingroom and electric heat in each room. Fans located throughtout the home for warm days. Sunroom 15' x 13' added in 2002.

Quality, safe, nicely maintained neighborhood and grassy yard.

Full kitchen, Cherry dining table can easily seat 8, washer, dryer, water softener and UV filter, 2 king beds with full linens, TV, DVD/VCR, CD player, and free wi-fi.

Keywords: home, St. Lawrence River, Thousand Islands, near Alexandria Bay, Blind Bay Marina,

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gary (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Gary

We purchased our family dream and possibly retirement home in January of 2011. Although we would like to stay there 24/7, our careers only permit part-time enjoyment. We are certain that if you spend time here you will share our love of The River as well.

Gary purchased this house in 2011

Why Gary chose Thousand Islands

We have been vacationing in the Thousand Islands region for nearly 30 years. Have enjoyed wonderful family memories of togetherness, fishing, boating, hiking, snorkling, and just plain old relaxing.

We love Clayton for its unique restaurants and shops annual boat show and Museum, Alexandria Bay for its shops and restaurants and Pirate's Weekend in August without dealing with major crowds and expense. Wellesley Island across the Thousand Island Bridge is superb for biking, hiking, golfing etc..

We love this location for the sunsets, walks, fishing, swimming safely in 'our' cove, quiet but friendly neighborhood and quiet away from the 'bustle' of Alexandria Bay and Clayton.

What makes this house unique

Beautiful St. Lawrence river views inside (sunroom or living room) or on the wrap-around-deck where we can enjoy morning coffee, sunsets, views of ocean going vessels and wildlife, safe neighborhood for families and children, small protected marina a 5 minute walk away where we can dock our boat, a small cove with swimming and wonderful Chippewa Bay around the corner for excellent fishing, kayaking, paddleboarding etc..

Reviews

5
based on 11 traveler reviews

Waterfront Home on St. Lawrence River, Sunsets, Cove, Modern
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Syracuse, NY
5

Wonderful Get Away!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is right on the St. Lawrence River on a quiet alcove in Blind Bay. Watching ships from around the world go by, enjoying wild life in the area, kayaking... what could be better? It is close to Alexandria Bay and Ogdensburg (NY) or Brockville (CA) for restaurants or if you need to shop for food or supplies. About an hour and a half to Ottawa for a great day trip.

Gary and Patty hire someone to clean the cottage between visitors, which I so appreciate. Nothing worse than entering a place for vacation and having to spend hours cleaning up from the last occupants, or ending vacation by having to clean.

Thanks again for a great week - location, view, clean, kayaks!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time for your kind and thoughtful review. We love sharing our little slice of heaven and every year we strive to improve your experience through upgrades. So happy you had a great vacation.
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5

Great choice!

  • 5 of 5

The views are perfect. Great sunsets & love watching the ships pass by. Fishing was great right in front of cottage as well.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Syracuse, NY
5

Another great week!

  • 5 of 5

This is our fourth year staying at this cottage in Blind Bay; we go for one week. We like the cottage (it is bright, airy, clean - emphasis on clean!), the kitchen has most anything you need. Linens are provided, the owner has kayaks and a canoe available (along with paddles and life vests). There is plenty of outside seating, and lots of ships going by on the St. Lawrence Seaway. Close to Alexandria Bay, Canada, fishing, boating, swimming. Just love it there! We have already booked our vacation week for next year!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Had a great 7 day vacation. House and property were beyond expectations. The weather was less than cooperative which made the fishing tough but being able to relax and take in the view made up for it.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than expected!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there for 5 days and every day was better than the next! The house and views were beyond our expectations and the owners have made sure you are fully comfortable with everything you'll need. I have vacationed in the area for years and this was the best yet. We plan on returning for many years to come!

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind commentary. Our goal is for our guests to have a relaxing vacation.
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Maple, Ontario
5

loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Spent three enjoyable days at this lovely home. It was a perfect location to celebrate a family birthday. The house is perfect with everything you need supplied. We were very fortunate to have beautiful weather so were able to make full use of the deck. Our only complaint was that our time there was too short. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Car: necessary

Boat tours departing from Alexandria Bay for tours of Boldt Castle, Millionaires row and many unique island homes.

Singer Castle Tours available from Schemmerhorns marina at nearby Chippewa Bay.

Fishing charters available from Our dock, Blind Bay Marina, Alexandria Bay and nearby Black Lake.

Wildlife abounds with Ospreys, herons, many species of waterfowl, minks, deer and an amazing assortment of gamefish.

Numerous golf courses within 30 minutes for all talent levels.

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Rates & Availability

Hammond House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Later Season Rates
Sep 10 2016 - Oct 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
$199
$1,299
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$1,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 3.0%

I prefer to be paid by personal check(the old fashioned way)as I get charged a fee for credit card or e-check transactions.
Please mail checks to:
Gary Nielan
138 Warner Street
Belchertown, MA 01007

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Amenities

Hammond House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 total, 1 in hallway and 1 attached to master bedroom Both w/ showers no bathrubs
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , New Bed for 2016
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , New bed for 2016
  • King size beds new in 2016, Inflatable Queen sized air mattress available x 1, Sofa downstairs also new 2016 and Futon in upstairs loft. House sleeps 6 maximum
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Blind Bay Marina, about 200 yards down Blind Bay Road, has a boat launch, docks, boat rental, a small store and other amenities. Their phone # is 315-324-5350.

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