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Historic Riverfront Chalet on Millionaires Row, Thousnd Islands, NY

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Historic Riverfront Chalet w/front Large Upstairs Center Unit


Last updated: 04/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Built in 1895 by George Boldt (NYC Waldorf Hotel)for his distinguished guests. Nicely renovated, the Chalet has a scenic setting on Millionaires row right on the breathtaking St Lawrence River seaway. Unsurpassed scenery with swimming ,fishing ,diving ,boating, kayaking,sailing,tubing, surfing hiking biking. or be dazzled by the freighters, yachts,antique boats and cruise ships gliding by in the crystal clear cool water. Walleye, perch,small and largemouth bass, Northern Pike and Muskie are in abundance and huge in this river. Walk to golf, the Boldt Castle boathouse, or dining.. Watch the many Lakers,Cruise ships, yachts and woodies cruising by. Boat,,walk, or drive by Victorian homes with beautiful flowers and tour beautiful magnificent castles and visit the popular Antique Boat museum in the charming villiage of Clayton a short drive away. Fabulous Uncle Sams boat tours are in the town of Alexandria Bay nearby. Canada is right here too, so bring your passports for shopping, dining and theater. You will just love dining in BonnieCastle with its magnificent view of Boldt Castle shopping and dining in the quaint villiage of Clayton, and fine dining at the Wellesley Hotel and the Yacht club.
Many wineries with festivals,entertainment and and farmers markets are a huge attraction.
The Thousand Islands is a remarkable vacation paradise that one never forgets.f

Swiss Chalet: This private Swiss Chalet, on Wellesley Island, located on prestigious Millionaire’s row was built primarily as a rental property for George Boldt’s (Waldorf Astoria fame) wealthy friends. This historic home is featured in George Fischer’s and Anthony Mollica’s Castles and Cottages: River Retreats of the Thousand Islands.This exquisite location allows you to boat, swim, fish, golf, dine even bike tour right out your front door.There are two Historic Castles to tour along with Antique boats and freighters and yachts from around the world to watch.

Things to do: From this exquisite property you can walk and play at one of the two golf courses, (a third golf course is nearby) play tennis or you many dine at the Thousand Island Yacht club and tour the Historic Boldt Castle and Yacht house. You may also drive to Clayton and visit the popular Antique Boat museum where numerous shops and restaurants abound. Wellesley Island houses many large and old beautiful Victorian homes. This waterfront property and spectacular scenery is unsurpassed . With the incredible view of the main channel on the St. Lawrence Seaway you can watch the beautiful freighters and ships from around the world, tour the islands with Uncle Sam’s Boat tours and watch the antique boats cruise on by. Movie theatre and shopping mall is in Watertown, a twenty min drive . The history of Wellesley Island is remarkable and the original membership fee to the Wellesley golf club was $100,000: Owners on these islands were Mr Pullman,( trains,) Mr Singer (sewing machines) and the owner of Macy's dept store to name a few.
The amenities surrounded in this treasure are a sleep setting for eight with a front & back deck (both sun and shade), Three bedrooms, two queen beds, two twin beds, one queen sofa bed, 3 ½ bathrooms, three cable TV’s., internet access, fireplace, barbeque grill, washer & dryer and as you’ll see is completely furnished. The crystal clear water is perfect for swimming, fishing and boating. Docking accommodates a 25 ft. boat and also a ski-doo or skiff. You will love the Chalet and its spectacular view from this very prestigious scenic location on Millionaires Row .


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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1650 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    full bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single


  • Queen Sleep Sofa: 1 queen

    full bath...moreless

  • There is a leather sleep sofa bed in one living room with a full bath, fireplace and a back porch with a view of the boathouse and river. There are three bedrooms and two bedrooms have full baths. All linens are provided....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    in bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    in bedroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    in sofabed LR...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    hallway powder bath...moreless

  • 1/2 bathroom has a toilet & sink only. There are 3 1/2 baths

Other Amenities

  • There are fans in each bedroom and there is one ceiling fan in the front family room. The raft that is in the water is for small children only. That means eleven and under....moreless


  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • River
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Alarm Clock
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 1 - May 31, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

Jun 1 - Jun 30, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

July - August
Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2015
7 night min stay


Changeover Day: Saturday

September - October
Sep 1 - Oct 10, 2015
7 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning $165
  • Taxes Not included


Check in time: 12:00PM Check out time 12:00PM

Longer rentals encouraged - please contact for rates. Prime property

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Maximum 6 guests per stay.

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Last updated: 04/18/2015
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78 Miles
Nearest Airport
Syracuse Airport
7 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Uncle Sam Boat tour
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 81 main highway

Car: Necessary

The Chalet is located on the main channel of the St Lawrence river very close to Boldt Castle. Wellesley Island is an island that you can drive to (about 18 miles long and 8 miles wide) and the Chalet and the adjoining area is referred to as 'Millionaires Row'. You can jump right off our dock and swim in the crystal clear water also perfect for fishing, boating, diving and sighting beautiful yachts and freighters and cruise ships from around the world. Take a scenic walk to golf, casual or fine dining. Boat dock accomodates a 27 ft boat along with a ski doo or canoe. Shopping and entertainment are nearby by boat or car. Tour the castle, or see beautiful Victorian homes while the children play in the park. At the Thousand Island State Park you can attend nature lectures, hiking and boating. Miniture golf and race cars and activities for the kids are just off the island as well as shopping and numerous restaurants.

Learn the local history on Uncle Sams fabulous scenic boat tour.

Other Activities: Tours to Singer castle, Boldt castle, Boldt yacht house, Antique Boat museum , and hot air balooning. Three golf courses with one that you can walk to! Free water front concerts, Nature Center with beautiful scenic trails. Hiking, biking, boating, diving,swimming, fishing . White water rafting, shopping. The sightseeing is awesome watching antique boats,beautiful yachts, freighters, and even sometimes a cruise ship. Historic Victorian homes and not too far away (45 min) there is whitewater rafting on the black river! Also just 25 min away is the town of Watertown which has several shopping malls.

Golf: Three golf courses on the island! One you can walk to from the Chalet!

Ski: The Canadian boarder is just ten minutes away with a gambling casino not too far from the border and another Casino is north of Ogdensberg, New York. The wonderful Remington museum is also in Ogdensberg or whitewater rafting on the black river is only 45 min away. You can even drive up to the Adirondack Mountains and return in a day if you choose to take a nice drive. Shop in the quaint town of Clayton and Alexandria Bay Tour one of our popular award winning wineries or take the 25 min drive to shop the malls in Watertown, New York.


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  • Historic Riverfront Chalet w/front Large Upstairs Center Unit

    Historic Riverfront Chalet w/front Large Upstairs Center Unit

  • Boat along the water

    Boat along the water

  • frontdeck


  • beautiful, one of many

    beautiful, one of many

  • freighters and tour boat

    freighters and tour boat

  • fire place

    fire place

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Side View Chalet showing your boat dock

    Side View Chalet showing your boat dock

  • Beautiful landscaping with lovely flowers

    Beautiful landscaping with lovely flowers

  • living room off kitchen

    living room off kitchen

  • Located on the beautiful main shipping channel

    Located on the beautiful main shipping channel

  • back porch view

    back porch view

  • Sunset off back porch

    Sunset off back porch

  • twin bedroom

    twin bedroom

$2,000 - $2,500 per week (USD)
Minimum stay: 7 nights
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