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Reel in some fun at Fishtales cottage! New for 2016 Kayaks

Bedrooms 5
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Fishtales cottage is situated on Wellesley Island in Thousand Island Park, 400 yards from the majestic Saint Lawrence River.

We have outfitted our cottage to host as your own personal Bed and Breakfast. Freshly baked cookies from the Wellesley Island Hotel, feather beds with down filled duvets, white terry cloth robes, and bikes await your arrival. Linens and towels are provided. The cottage has 5 separate bedrooms, each with its own closet and dresser, and two full bathrooms. There is baseboard heat on the lower level and ceiling fans in every room. The spacious cottage boasts a front and back screened porch as well as an outdoor entertaining area with a picnic table for ten and a commercial grill. Wireless internet connection and cable television are provided. Sat-Sat rental.

Located in the center of the park on St. Lawrence Avenue, Fishtales is just a skip to the playground, the Guzzle for ice cream, or a refreshing dip in the river off the main dock or the kid-friendly “Cove.” Fishtales is also walking distance to fine dining and shopping experiences and even an English-style pub. The park’s other amenities include a nearby grocery store, church services, and outdoor movies.

“And we have just begun watching the river run.

Listening and learning and yearning.

Run, river, run.” - Loggins and Messina

Keywords: Thousand Island Park historical cottage.

More Details

Lori Mackey
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 25, 2018


Thousand Island Park Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large upper level bathroom, Beach and bath towels included.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large lower level, Beach and bath towels included.
  • Bathroooms updated and have a GFI outlet.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Victorian bed, down duvet and topper, Garnet hill bedding
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 7ft high Victorian Bed, Pottery Barn down duvet and topper,
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed , Nautical themed bunk bedroom with Pirate sheets
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , White antique beds with Ethan Allen Feather Duvets.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Iron frame, Down duvet/topper with 750 thread count sheets.
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Pullout loveseat with foam topper in Family room.
  • * All bedrooms have ceiling fans except bunk bedroom. Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2),Bunk bedroom(1), Bed railing and baby gate available., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Pull-out loveseat on first floor. Ideal for those who need first floor accomodations.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Electric baseboard heat on lower level, ceiling fans in every room, portable fans,screened front and rear porches, bikes, tote- hammock, closets in all bedrooms, white terry cloth robes and freshly baked cookies from the Wellesley Island hotel.


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Reel in some fun at Fishtales cottage! New for 2016 Kayaks
average rating of 4.375 based on 8 reviews
chillicothe, ohio

my nephews welcome home celebration from afghanistan and our 3 yr old sons birthday:)

  • 5 of 5

first off, i'd just like to say....that this was one of the best rental properties that we have ever stayed at...and we have stayed at many. the renter is very helpful in every way to make sure that your stay is most enjoyable and the cottage is so inviting. we were there for our only vacation that we took this year to welcome home my nephew from afghanistan and celebrate our sons 3rd birthday with alot of family...., and this was a great location for us to be able to do all that we wanted to, while in the area. we had never been to the area, and the renter was kind enough to help us with information and setting up some wonderful events for us during our stay....and when we ran into an issue on our way there, was kind enough to help us out with the situation and for that we are so, so grateful...above and beyond(thank you so much). as for the cottage itself,....magnificent! beds were most comfortable, everything that you need has been thought of and included for you there, it just gave us the "home" feeling we needed, to make this time extra special. my nephew is stationed not too far from there, but had not been there long before being sent over to afghanistan, so he was excited to experience what the area had to offer with family along side of him. even though the weather wasn't as warm as we would have liked during our stay, you could still "feel" the warmth of the cottage, the island, and the renters hospitality. we have created a great memory that will last a lifetime! and after we got home from our trip, my 3 yr old son stated "mommy, are we going to go back to our new house today", to which i replied, "not today, but maybe someday"....i knew i had felt like it was our home away from home, and even my 3 yr old had that feeling... he still mentions it, even as it is a couple of months since our stay in sept/oct 2011. if you want a great place to stay, this is a wonderful getaway cottage to create memories with friends or family. i chose this location because of the distance to where my nephew was stationed and keeping in mind that we wanted a vacation feel as well, on an island, with lots of rooms, a "private feel" to celebrate like we were in our own home for our sons birthday, and all was fulfilled! and i bet it is even better when the weather is warm...would have liked to have taken a bike ride, but we did enjoy a golf cart ride with blankets around the island, which was still a great memory maker:) THANK YOU! cannot be said enough:)

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2011
  • Stayed: September 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family times

  • 4 of 5

We thought it would be better if there was less stuff left in the refrigerator. House was great but could be cleaned better. Kayaks and bikes were a great plus. We made great memories and would go rent again.

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful location! Perfect accomdations!!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at the riverside cottage! Thank you so much!!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Alpharetta, GA

Great for Family Vacations!

  • 5 of 5

Being from the Thousand Islands region but currently residing in GA I wanted to take a vacation with my family and capture everything the Thousand Islands means to me as this was their first time being there as they are from GA. This rental does that as it's nestled nice in TI Park close to the pier and the newly renovated Guzzle which captures the TI region to a T. If you've never been to TI Park it's a quaint late 1800's early 1900's village and this particular rental is perfect for all your family needs. First and foremost, it accommodated my family with plenty of room to spare and we never felt on top of each other with all the lounging space. It had a great front porch and back yard area for grilling and it allowed for my daughter to play freely. The house is old and it shows but that's to be expected here. Regardless of showing it's age, everything you may need (showers, fans, stove, heater, bikes, golf clubs, board games, Roku TV, etc.) work and are readily available. Interaction with the owner was easy and she was very accommodating, I would definitely recommend this as one of your vacation options in the TI region.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A warm and welcoming place

  • 5 of 5

This cottage has it all ... and something for everyone. It's spacious, well-kept, and very comfortable. Every time we thought, "It would be nice to have ... " that item seemed to appear.

Having access to the bikes and kayaks was wonderful, and it was great to have the grill out back.

The owners have gone out of their way to make each of the bedrooms cozy -- and the terrycloth robes are a luxurious touch.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: September 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Virginia, USA


  • 5 of 5

Summer of 2013 our family stayed at Fishtales Cottage at TI Park for the most memorable and enjoyable family vacation ever. From the moment we first walked in the door we felt we were home. We found Fishtales Cottage to be very welcoming and very well equipped (especially the kitchen) with everything we could ever need for our week's stay. Upon arrival, everything was in place for us to settle in quickly and easily to begin our week of family fun and relaxation in TI Park. We found the house and grounds to be very clean, well equipped and prepared. Our children who are older teenagers, loved having the bicycles, which were in great working order, available to ride around and explore the park. One of the favorite features for our family of the cottage were the front and back screened in porches. We even decided which one was our favorite for the morning and evening. We also loved having the picnic table and grill available in the backyard for some wonderful outdoor cookouts! Our entire family has never stopped talking about our stay at Fishtales Cottage at TI Park, the memories and quality family time we spent there will last forever. I would definitely recommend Fishtales Cottage at TI Park to all of my family and friends!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Golf Cart and boating community. Golf carts and dock space available for rent. Public boat ramp. Children's organized activities Monday-Friday, baseball, softball, basketball ,soccer, library hour, biking, etc. Tennis courts, private and public golf course. TIP Yacht Club with kayaks, sailboats and canoes available. Boating instruction available for children as well as adults.

Morning yoga available.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

TIP/Cleaning Fee $275
Refundable damage deposit $500

Call owner for specials listed in post.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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