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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 2-room efficiency unit is available on the property to make this a three-bedroom, two bath rental.

The efficiency unit is also available as a stand-alone rental with many available dates.

More Details

Donna Gipperich
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 10, 2018

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 Alexandria Bay

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.


Alexandria Bay Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • 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
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , A separate efficiency rental makes the second bath.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , A separate efficiency rental makes BR 4 and second bath.
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
All amenities provided for weekly living except sheets and towels.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Cozy Cottage on the mighty St. Lawrence River with spectacular sunsets.
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews

Great! Had a wonderful time.

  • 5 of 5

Good view from cottage. Everything you need is there.

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: July 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.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: August 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.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 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.

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2015
  • Stayed: June 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.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2015
  • Stayed: August 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

Two castles, Boldts Castle and Singer Castle, are a must-see on your trip to the 1000 Islands. Both are on islands and can be accessed by private boat, paid shuttle boats, or in conjunction with a boat tours which is also a must on your list of attractions.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Deposit is refunded upon re-rental ONLY for either the 2-bedroom cottage or 2-room efficiency unit.
Weekly rate is for a family of up to six people in the 2-bedroom cottage. There is a reduced weekly rate in the Spring and Fall.
Nightly rate is for four people in the 2-bedroom cottage; add $25.00 per night for additional guests.
Rate for the efficiency rental provided upon request.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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