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Rental from $815 / night off season


In an era of Covid-19 wouldn't it be great to be in a place that is all yours! The Hart House is being brought back to it's earlier grandeur for guests to enjoy. It features ample living space with a grand living room, long sitting room, a warm inviting tranquility reading room and 8 beautifully appointed bedrooms. Two large rooms on the first floor (one wheelchair accessible) welcome you to the Hart House. A beautiful staircase wisps you past a grand fireplace to the 6 second floor bedrooms. The commercial style kitchen is huge with lots of room to work. We have a chef for hire should you desire to have your meals prepared for you - leaving more time to spend with family and friends.

Welcome to Wellesley Island

Venturing out, you'll find the Hart House is in the heart of the 1000 islands. Situated on Wellesley Island you can get to all points in a short drive. Clayton and Alexandria Bay are just 18 min drives. Or stay on island and play 9, 18 or 36 holes of golf on three courses, serve up pickle ball on new courts walking distance from the Hart House or head out by boat from two large marinas. Looking for more adventure, kayaking, paddle boarding, hiking, biking, and touring Bolt Castle boat house can all happen without leaving Wellesley Island. Restaurants, ice cream, antique shops and the Minna Anthony Nature Center are quick trips from the Hart House.


All rooms have ensuite bathrooms and many have whirlpools tubs. Our site is still under construction. Check back for more rooms to be revealed.

St Lawrence bed

St Lawrence

Sleeps 2, King Bed, ADA compliant room with roll-in shower and sink

Boldt Room

Boldt Room

Sleeps 2, King Bed, River Views

Sunset bed

Sunset Suite

Sleeps 5 - 1 Queen, 2 Single Beds and pullout.

Clover Suite

Clover Suite with Sun Porch

Full Bed, whirlpool tub with skylight, sun porch with wicker furniture

Kashmir Suite

Kashmir Garden Suite

Sleeps 2, Garden View, King Bed.

Hart bed

Hart Room

Queen 4 Poster


Looking for something more adventuous? How about a leisurely antique boat tour or a high speed thrill ride? Or time your vacation to see the Poker Run where off shore racing boats compete for top prize as they make their way through the 1000 islands at speeds up to 200 MPH.

Mainland Sites

Clayton and Alexandria Bay are just 18 min drives. Each offers unique 1000 islands experiences. Visit Clayton's Antique Boat Museum, art galleries and riverfront dining. Alexandria Bay has Pirates Weekend and gift shops galore. Catch Uncle Sam Boat Tours to Bolt Castle.


Clayton and Ganonoque offer concerts and plays. Covid permitting this summer should be a return to more indoor entertainment.


Marianne and Jamie grew up on different coasts but share a love for the river and it's history. Join them at the Hart House and make wonderful memories of your own.


Coming soon - We hope to have some exciting vacation packages


Antique Boat
Boating Adventure

Get Out on the Water

Imagine stepping back in time for an antique boat cruise OR stay with the times and take a speed boat ride. How about a wine cruise at sunset?


Fishing Adventure

Reel 'em In

Whether you like bass fishing or hoping to go for something a little bigger... River guides take you to the hotspots.


Get close to the water

Paddle & Stay

The River offers endless paddling opportunities. Kayak from island to island and along the shores and see the cottages along the way.
Does this look like fun? Check out our VRBO page.