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Cozy Cottage on the mighty St. Lawrence River with spectacular sunsets.

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Outstanding location for a 1, 2, or 3 bedroom rental.

Welcome to our newly remodeled Riverfront Cottage where you are literally steps away from swimming, fishing, water sports and boating. The St. Lawrence River views from the cottage are absolutely breathtaking including views of the main shipping Seaway Channel and the many ships and lakers that pass daily. Family owner (for over 40 years) lives on site to meet all your needs in this comfortable cottage.

Bedroom #1 has a double and a twin loft bed.

Bedroom #2 has two twin beds (or ability to make a king bed).

Great room has a queen size pullout couch and includes dining area and full kitchen.

There is a shower bath.

The screened-in porch is across the entire front of the cottage with a deck and gas grill outside its door.

Dock space for your boat or watercraft on sheltered dock at no additional charge.

New for 2017, an additional efficiency is available on the property to make this a three-bedroom, two bath rental.

More Details

Donna Gipperich
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2017

About Donna Gipperich

I am a New Jersey girl who was transplanted to upstate New York where I raised my children. Retiring in 2006 after 30+ years in the Alexandria Central School system has allowed many hours of rest and relaxation on the beautiful St. Lawrence River. A real river rat now, I love what the area has to offer to families (especially my grandchildren). Come and see for yourself!

Donna Gipperich purchased this cottage in 1973

Why Donna Gipperich chose Thousand Islands

Location, location, location. Ask anyone who knows Alexandria Bay, "Where is one of the prime locations along the St. Lawrence River?" and the answer will always include Dingman Point.

What makes this cottage unique

With a two-bedroom cottage and a one-bedroom efficiency on this property, you have the flexibility of combining family stays in one location.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Alexandria Bay in Alexandria

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , A separate efficiency rental makes the second bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , A separate efficiency rental makes BR 4 and second bath.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
All amenities provided for weekly living except sheets and towels.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Cozy Cottage on the mighty St. Lawrence River with spectacular sunsets.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews

Breathtaking getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I use to come up here every year. Life happened and it had been four years since our last trip to the thousand islands and finding a place was difficult being such late planning. I found Donnas place and so glad I did!! With four kids in tow, we worry about entertaining them. Well we got here and no one wanted to leave! The off dock fishing, swimming and snorkeling were enough to keep them well busy!! Donna is a sweet person who was very accommodating. We definitely recommend this place to anyone who just wants to get away and not have to worry about bringing anything but food, and bed linens/towels. Everything was right there!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved having your family enjoy The River so much. My returning guests become like family! Come back and see me again.
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New Jersey

Perfect St. Lawrence River Spot

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in this cottage several times and the location can't be beat, right on the St. Lawrence River with easy on-site access to a protected dock and swimming area. It is close to the Alexandria Bay golf course and tennis courts and very near downtown with many shops, restaurants and the main dock for easy access to the boat tours. After renovation this spring, the cottage has laminate wood flooring, a fresh, bright paint job and homey décor throughout. There is a large screened porch with comfy rocking chairs and a deck with a BBQ grill. This cottage has all the comforts of home and an owner living next door who is very welcoming and helpful sharing a tremendous amount about the area's various activities and attractions.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

It was the most amazing week. The fishing off the dock was pretty good and guarantee to catch a fish. The owner was very accommodating and helpful with what we needed. It was very difficult to leave after our stay. Swimming and snorkeling were great. Bring a camera because no doubt there will be birds to take pictures of in the early morning. It was a great time and the beds are comfortable as well.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego, CA

Great vacation get away

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in this cottage a few times over the past 10 years and it is a wonderful place for families to stay. The cottage is right on the river with a wonderful view and the screened in porch is a great place to relax. This is a very quiet street and the owner lives on property so whenever you need something, she is available and very accommodating. Downtown is a short 5 minutes away so you are very close to everything. I would recommend this to anyone looking for a quiet, beautiful summer vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New Jersey

I will stay there again!

  • 4 of 5

I have spent 3 separate weeks in this cottage over the past 5 years. I see that it is being remodeled inside which could easily change my rating from very good to excellent. It has always been very clean and comfortable. The owner is wonderful and the information she provides prior to arrival and while on site allows for a great vacation. The access to the river for swimming, fishing, and boating is only a few steps away. The location for the price is a real bargain. There are lots of family activities a short drive away including a golf course, downtown Alexandria Bay with lots of shops, restaurants and an arcade, and boat tours. The bridge to Canada and a casino is also very close.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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"There is only one River"

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I had the opportunity to spend the month of July, 2014 at this cottage. Having spent most of my life on the River I loved returning to a place with so many beautiful memories. The cottage location is perfect for those days spent boating, swimming, fishing and short day trips to Canada. The views of the River from the cottage are spectacular with sunsets that can not be described. You are only minutes from a golf course, fine restaurants and many other attractions like the boat museum in Clayton, NY.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boldt Castle
"A must-see when in the Thousand Islands!"
Uncle Sam Boat Tours
"The only way to see many of the 1800 plus islands!"
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Nearest Train
100 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Alexandria Bay, Upstate New York

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
6 May 2017 - 15 Oct 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Deposit is refunded upon re-rental only.
Weekly rate is for a family of up to six people. There is a reduced weekly rate in the Spring and Fall.
Nightly rate is for four people; add $20.00 per night for additional guests.
Rate for the efficiency rental provided upon request.

Payment for Deposit by personal check only. Payment for balance by personal check (two weeks before arrival) or cash/travelers checks upon arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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