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Island Stone House

Built in 1879 the Island Stone House is one of the original homes in Richards Landing.
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Built in 1879 the Island Stone House is one of the original homes in Richards Landing.
The stone house was built using local stone from the island including Jasper Congolomerate.
The porch swing on the wooden verandah is a wonderful spot on a warm summer evening
A BBQ and large dining table make the wrap around porch a wonderful spot for a meal.
Guest can enjoy the firepit in the yard with wood provided.
The home has antiques to compliment the heritage character.
A large antique dining table can comfortably accommodate 5 people
There is a modern kitchen with all appliances, dishes, pots and other cooking utensils for meals
TV, movies and games are provided for your enjoyment
A 3 piece bathroom does have a smaller shower due to the sloping ceilings in the heritage house.
Large main bedroom has a sitting area
The main bedroom has a comfy double bed
The second bedroom contains two single beds
Twin beds in the second bedroom
Heritage character in the home has been restored including trim for the late 1800's.
The front door of the house looks out onto the large front porch
An island has additional seating to keep the cook company
An electric woodstove in the living room keeps everyone cozy
French doors lead out to a small balcony off the main bedroom with cafe table and chairs
The Island Stone House is accessible throughout the winter months
The island has trials for cross country skiing and snowmobiling
The marina is a short walk from the Island Stone House.  In summer you can fish right off the pier.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Richards Landing, St. Joseph Island, Northeastern Ontario, Ontario
An historic stone house that maintains its heritage character while offering modern amenities to make your stay comfortable. This quaint stone house was built by John Richards, founder of Richards Landing, in 1879. As one of the early historic buildings, it sits on a hill overlooking the town with water views. Within walking distance of amenities including public beach, tennis courts, restaurants, gift shops, and grocery store, it offers comfort and convenience within a heritage setting.
The Island Stone House is one of the early homes remaining on the island today. Built of stone by the founder of Richards Landing, the architectural style of the home with a mansard roof is reminiscent of the early settlement on the island. The current owners have spent 9 years saving and renovating this once derelict building. Restoration work has inclu...
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About the Owner, Martha R
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Listed since : Jul 2014
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 12 reviews and 2 properties
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Reviewed 21 September 2015 for a stay in September 2015

A beautifully appointed and restored heritage home in a perfect location. Walking distance to the marina and main street in Richards Landing. Lots of nice little touches like big fluffy towels, extra blankets and a laundry drying rack outside. Also really appreciated the bottle of local maple syrup and personal welcome note that greeted us!A sweet touch. Lovely private yard with fire pit and covered porch made for some great evening meals and stargazing.
The twin beds in second bedroom are flimsy/springy and not well suited to adults, but would be fine for kids.
Would definitely recommend this to anyone who appreciates the privacy of a cottage stay but with a touch of class.

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Glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the Island Stone House. I love the swing on the porch especially in the evenings. I agree about the twin beds. We are in the process of replacing those mattresses. The one bed is an antique single which makes it a tiny little bit shorter than the standard bed but that tiny...


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  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (6)
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Microwave
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Shower
    2 Twins
    1 Full
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  • Damage Deposit: $112 / stay - Deposit
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Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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