This house was by far our best find EVER!
From the very first inquiry, Bruce was always just an email away to answer any and all questions. Being in charge of booking a place each year for 7 people and 3 pets, I always fear that my choice will not meet everyone’s needs.
This house was perfect! As soon as we arrived at this wonderfully peaceful home I instantly relaxed. The house was situated on 2+ private wooded acres. The water was crystal clear. With 2 canoes, a sailboat, a paddle boat, a rowboat, and various water tubes – there was never a shortage of things to do on the water. The rope swing provided us with HOURS of entertainment and we had our own CRAZY Olympic rope swing competitions – SUCH FUN! We canoed all over the pond, even alongside the loons and herons. I got some great photos - I took almost 2000 pictures on this trip! There was such beautiful scenery everywhere! We even had a family of at least 4 pileated woodpeckers that visited us on several different days.
The inside of the house was perfect as well! The owners had thought of everything - the house was fully stocked. The kitchen was fully equipped, and even the water system was amazing - 7 people and we never ran out of hot water! It was magical! The house was quite spacious for our group and the large dining room table was perfect - it allowed us all to comfortably play board games at night. On other nights we had some pretty intense ping pong tournaments!
A few of us got up early each morning and went hiking nearby. Grafton Notch State Park was great – we were able to slide down the waterfalls at various stops! Maggie’s Nature Park – an easy walk from the house - had some nice trails as well. We got home daily just as the rest of the group was waking up and we would all head to the water!
We swam and boated until sunset each day and the sunsets were absolutely spectacular!
We had a campfire almost every night. It was the perfect way to end the day. We roasted marshmallows, made s’mores and looked at the brilliant stars shining above us while we chatted, recapped our day and planned the next one.
There was nothing we wanted for, and nothing that could be improved on. Perfect house, perfect lake, so much to do, and gorgeous scenery! This was such an active yet totally relaxing vacation.
We cannot thank you enough for sharing your wonderful home with us! We will most definitely return to this wonderful piece of paradise very soon!