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A valid credit card is required at the time of registration. To confirm a reservation for one night a 100% deposit is required at the time of booking.

Last minute cancellations give us little chance to fill our rooms. Therefore we will hold to a strict cancellation policy. If a cancellation is made 7 days prior to scheduled arrival date a total refund will be given or applied to a future stay. If a cancellation is made less than 7 days prior to arrival, no refund will be possible due to the turning away of potential guests

Inn & Grounds

Litengärd Bed and Breakfast provides the casual elegance and charm of Swedish design on Main Street, in Canton, New York.

View photos or take the virtual tour of the Inn & Grounds.

Recently renovated, this historic 1885 home hosts three bedrooms with large adjoining bathrooms. It’s owners, Robert and Margaret Nordberg are both of Scandinavian heritage and Litengärd is the home to many family heirlooms.

Named for the original 1714 homestead of Margaret’s maternal grandmother in Orkdal, Norway, Litengärd boasts of floor to ceiling windows, original woodwork, crystal chandeliers throughout, lovely wrap around porches, original historic barn, and beautiful mature gardens.

Enjoy the quiet expansive backyard at 44 East Main. Relax with a book in one of the Adirondack chairs under an almost century old Maple tree, wander around the mature gardens surrounding the home, or challenge your partner to a game of croquet.

Highlights

  • Historic 1885 home
  • Full breakfast
  • Three bedrooms with adjoining large bathrooms
  • Minutes from historic downtown and colleges
  • Short drive to Adirondack State Park
  • High-speed internet access

Tour Rooms

The Bergen

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One queen size bed with bathroom—walk in shower and soaking tub.

The Trondheim

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One queen size bed with oversized bathroom—walk in shower, pedestal soaking tub, and crystal chandelier.

The Kristiania

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This is the suite: One queen size bed and a daybed with a trundle which is two single beds—walk in shower and separate soaking tub.

Policies

  • Litengärd is a non smoking establishment
  • Rooms will be available for check in at 4:00pm and departure will be at 11:00am
  • No pets

Breakfast & Local Dining

Enjoy a full hearty and healthy breakfast, composed of locally produced organic eggs, bacon and sausage, organic granola, local fruits and vegetables in season, locally made jams and jellies and local maple syrup.

At times the options will also include Blueberry Blintz, Danish Kringle, and Egg Strata.

Local Dining

  • The Club 315-714-3333 25 Court Street
    Canton, New York
  • Maxfields 315-265-3796 15 Market Street
    Potsdam, New York
  • 1844 House
    American Bistro
    315-268-1844
    540 S. Canton Road
    Potsdam, New York
  • The Hot Tamale 315-386-3333 67 Main Street
    Canton, New York
  • The Blackbird CafĂ© 315-386-8104 107 Main Street
    Canton, New York
  • First Crush Wine Bar 315-265-9463 32 Market Street
    Potsdam, New York

About Us

Robert and Margaret Nordberg moved to Canton in 1987 with their four children. They had looked at various houses to create a Bed and Breakfast for several years and when 44 East Main Street became available this year, they decided to purchase it and renovate it after their Scandinavian heritage. Robert’s parents are Swedish and Margaret’s heritage is Norwegian.

In 1995 the Nordberg family went to Norway for Margaret’s family reunion. Over 70 people from Norway and 30 family members from the USA attended. One prominent family historian researched the family origins back to 1714 in Orkdal, Norway and found the original farm house, which is still in operation.

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