|Minimum Stay||2 - 7 nights|
Welcome to the Humphrey’s Ledge Mountain Retreat. Situated on 1.7 secluded acres just 3 miles from the center of No. Conway and minutes from Attitash, Mt. Cranmore, Storyland, Diana's Baths, Saco River swimming. Relax and feel the difference in this beautiful contemporary house with cathedral ceilings and spectacular views both winter and summer, inside and out. Watch rock climbers on Humphrey’s Ledge, and sunsets over Mt Kearsarge. Property backs up against National Forest. House is 'child friendly' with play areas/toys/games both inside and out. Lots of private spaces for multi generation families. Kitchen stocked with quality cookware leads to open living room with 40' flat screen cable TV /DVD and dining room with skylights and large windows. This house has a very special warm, cozy ambiance. Family/rec room with cable TV/DVD/VCR, ping-pong and WiFi. Second home for owner so is tastefully appointed. Make this your 'second home' for your winter, fall or summer adventures.
3 FLOORS - KEEP THE ADULTS AND KIDS HAPPY!
MAIN FLOOR: Entryway, living room with wood stove and 40' flat screen cable TV (75 channels), DVD, VCR. Open dining room and kitchen all facing wall of windows with legendary Humphrey’s Ledge and mountain views. Half bath and laundry room. Large Master Bedroom ( 22' X 12') has 2 room bathroom (double sinks, shower and Jacuzzi tub), small sofa bed, separate outside exit/entrance, and ample space for Pack'n'Play. Great for elderly parents with everything on the ground floor. Large decks attached to each entrance way.
UPSTAIRS: Queen bedroom with skylight. Bunk room with 2 bunks and a single bed. Small library and game area. Balcony with desk. Mountain views from balcony. Bathroom with combo shower/tub.
DOWNSTAIRS RECREATION/FAMILY ROOM:
Ping pong table, foos ball, and cable TV, VCR. Game area with table and chairs. Variety of child and adult table games. Separate play area for toddlers with playhouse, stuffed animals, and many other toys to discover. Racks for skis and camping. equipment.
1.7 ACRES ABUTTING NATIONAL FOREST:PRIVATE RETREAT:
Located on a small private road off upper West Side Road just over No. Conway line. Large yard for badminton. Separate play area off front porch for children with sandbox, wading pool, slide. Picnic area with table and barbecue in addition to barbecue on back deck. 2 flower gardens. Plenty of parking for multiple family members. A separate building with a garage holds a private one bedroom apartment available for additional family members. Total property capacity is 13. Views of Humphrey's Ledge, Mt. Kearsarge, and Bartlett Mt. seen from inside and outside the house. Surrounding woods provide privacy, areas to explore, and a small camping area for those youngsters wanting to spend the night in the New Hampshire woods. The Saco River is visible from the front deck with a swimming beach nearby. Diana's bath is .3 miles away.
Advice on Local Activities gladly provided by Owner. I live in the area and enjoy helping you have a memorable vacation.
FAMILY ORIENTED-CHILD FRIENDLY-MULTI GENERATIONS-MULTI FAMILY:
Many New England families use Humphrey's Ledge as a meeting place for family/friends living in different parts of the country. Brothers/sisters, parents and grandparents enjoy the NH mountains together. Last year families came from California, Texas, Florida, Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania as well as Maine, VT, RI and NH.
CHILD FRIENDLY: Gates protect all decks and stairways. Caps on outlets. Inside/Outside play areas. Tons of toys, games and play equipment-the sandbox is a favorite. Near Storyland. The owner loves children and enjoys engaging children in games, arts and crafts, and nature walks.
EUROPEAN & CANADIAN FAMILIES:
We delight in sharing our home with international guests. Last year European guests came from the UK, Scotland and Switzerland; Canadians from Montreal and Ottawa. Bring an extra suitcase for shopping NH's tax free outlets.
My husband Sam and I are recently retired and are enjoying 'the good life' in the NH mountains. We moved up North from Boston, Massachusetts after 25 years of traveling up to the NH mountains on weekends. We love to travel in the US and internationallly. We enjoy sharing our experiences with our renters and learning about their unique experiences. We specialize in families with young children and international guests.
Birdy Ellsmore purchased this house in 1988
This house and 1.7 acres was our weekend vacation property for 25 years. We chose the property because of the spectacular view and our ability to personally work with the contractor on the exterior and interior features. We have many wonderful memories of weekend adventures with family and friends. This house is very special to us.
* Privacy for a romantic 'getaway' or family gatherings.
* Cleaned by owner to ensure the highest standards.
* Mountain views from the comfort of your own deck.
* Reasonable cost allowing luxury on a budget.
* House is full of books, games, toys, pac n play making packing easier.
Excellent year round vacation location: Minutes to best ski and snowboarding areas -- Attitash, Mount Cranmore, Wildcat, Black Mountain, Bretton Woods -- snowmobile rentals and more! Minutes to Nestlenook Village (pond ice skating, horse drawn carriages) and Jackson for great x-country! Just 10 minutes to North Conway Village. Tons to do throughout spring, summer & fall too! Minutes from Echo Lake, Great Glen Trails, Diana's Baths and the Kangamagus Highway. A perfect location for hiking, swimming, fishing, canoeing. Many nearby attractions & shopping: neighboring Storyland and Heritage Museum; just minutes to Banana Village and Pirate's Cove water slides and mini golf in North Conway and Attitash Water Slide in Bartlett. Easy drive north to Santa's Village and Six Gun City. Many other sites and attractions for year-round vacationing!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes||50% of rental fee is required for initial deposit. Balance of rental fee plus NH state tax and security deposit is due 30 days before rental date.|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.