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Red Oak Historic Cottage

Cottage -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Wanakena, St. Lawrence County, New York
This lovely historic home was built in 1902 when the Rich Lumber Company built a mill town in this charming hamlet. This cottage was originally a mill worker boarding house, then later converted into a family owned home purchased by John T. Olsen from Sweden. The cottage is made out of original hemlock and has two bedrooms, one bath with a claw foot tub/shower, a cozy family room with a wood pellet stove, a morning room, a large enclosed porch, full kitchen, breakfast bar and dining area. Two kayaks and two bicycles are included with the cottage available for your use. The home still has many of the original antique furnishings including the icebox that the Olsen family stored their cow milk in, to sell to the townspeople of Wanakena. Enjoy your morning coffee in front of the wood pellet stove in the cozy living room or in an Adiro... Read more
Listing #FKN2527890
About the Owner
Lynn S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
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Reviewed 17 August 2014

The cottage met all of our expectations and more! It was absolutely perfect! We especially enjoyed the front porch, cozy beds, and kayaks. The kitchen had a vintage feel, with all the modern amenities! We can't wait to book another stay to this cozy cottage!!

Date of stay: July 2014
Thank Kirstinabd
Management response:Responded 12 January 2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! We are glad you had a great visit..

  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • Dishwasher
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Kettle
  • Living Room Seats (8)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 AM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Due to the many original antiques as well as the stairs, this is not an ideal home for toddlers.
    1 Full bath
    2 Fulls
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  • Deposit: AU$277 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: AU$277 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
The town of Wanakena has a public beach area for swimming in the Oswegatchie river. The river feeds into Cranberry lake which is know for its fishing. You will find the Wanakena General Store a block down the street with many staples and a fun visit anyway. The town has a self guided historical tour that is a must. There is a public tennis court and basketball hoop at the town playground area. There are several hiking trails walking distance from the cottage. Also, the Presbyterian Church is a few houses down the street!
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Lake Placid: 0.0 km
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.3 km.
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