John or Diane (Owners)

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Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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4 bdrm,2.5 bath,Sleeps 10,Wash/Dryer,Large Grass Yard,Cable,Wifi,Family Friendly


~FALL 2014: 2-Night MINIMUM Stays Available Between~

...........9/1-9/6, 9/13-9/19, 9/23-9/26 and 9/29-10/31...........

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~*Spring+Fall WEEKEND+WEEKLY Rentals Available*~

Escape and Treat Yourself to a Well-Deserved Vacation at our 4 bdrm, 2.5 bath Lakefront Home located in a Family-Oriented Neighborhood, minutes from Wolfeboro+Alton. Enjoy your Morning Cup of Coffee or Dinner off the Grill from your Deck. End Your Day Roasting Marshmallows Around the Firepit while Watching the Magnificence of a Beautiful Sunset! Our home's location on Lake Winnipesaukee is tough to beat and the Panoramic Views will overwhelm you! Listen for the Peaceful Call of the Loons. Our Home offers Lots of Room to Congregate as well as Options for Retreat. Escape in your Kayak or enjoy an afternoon of Yard Games/Billiards/Foosball or Board Games. Swim, Boat, or Fish in the Crystal Clear Waters at your Private Waterfront and Dock or Enjoy the Sandy Play Area, elevated near the water's edge. Reconnect with Family and Friends and Enjoy the Beauty of the Lake that surrounds you~

  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
Guestbook comments from the owner
We enjoyed a wonderful week in Alton! The house was perfect for our needs as my mother-in-law and father-in-law joined us for a few days so the downstairs bedroom and en suite bathroom allowed them to have their own space while my husband, myself and our 2 young kids had plenty of room to ourselves upstairs. The home was spacious, clean, bright and it was an added bonus to have the sunroom and the finished basement as another option for us to play and/or relax.

More than anything we enjoyed the views and the expansive yard. We spent hours outside with our 2 young sons (3 and 1) either playing ball, running around or just playing on a big blanket. My 3 year old loved the sand pit, the dock and still talks about making/enjoying his first s'more at the fire pit.

I especially want to thank John and Diane for their hospitality, their professionalism and their responsiveness. It was truly a pleasure to work with you. I would highly recommend this home for a family vacation!
Sep 2013
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John or Diane (Owners)

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We've enjoyed our Lake House as a family for many years, and look forward to sharing it with you!

John or Diane (Owners) purchased this house in 1988

We were blessed as a family to be able to grow up on Winnipesaukee, and

have always appreciated its beauty and all the adventure and activity that

it has to offer. When you're at the Lake, you can experience a sense of peacefulness

and retreat that's hard to match.

Our home is meant for families to enjoy together. It's located toward the end of a private cul-de-sac road, is situated in a wonderful, family-oriented neighborhood and offers spectacular panoramic views of Lake Winnipesaukee. You'll feel as though you're away from it all yet still be only 5 minutes drive from all your commercial needs.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
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Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 18 reviews
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area
Ocean View, DE

Lovely home, beautiful views.

  • 5 of 5
We had a wonderful family vacation. The home was lovely and had everything we needed. The views were beautiful and the lake was Chrystal clear. Our three year old grand daughter enjoyed jumping off the pier into the lake. We enjoyed playing pool and other games. TV and Internet were available. This was a wonderful place to relax and enjoy. A perfect place for a family vacation.
  • Submitted: Aug 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area

Excellent gathering place

  • 4 of 5
We rented the house as a get together for a group of long-time friends. We had plenty of space, and enjoyed the backyard, the lake, the pool table, and the grill! It was a pleasure staying here, and we look forward to coming back again.
  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Scott, thanks for notifying me that you meant to give a 5 star review, but instead it posted as a 4 star review. We were glad to be able to share our home with you and look forward to hosting you again in the future!
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area
New Jersey

The Ultimate Vacation Destination!!

  • 5 of 5
Wonderful, Relaxing and Super Fun - these are the words to describe our time that we spent at this amazing property. The property is set on a serene and absolutely picturesque location. The property has all the required necessities. Of course, the game room was the highlight. Kayaking was super cool too. The owner John was a professional with a friendly demeanor. Although, the water was a bit cold we had lots of fun. We have recommended this property to our friends and family and we look forward to go again.
  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It was so nice to have you join us! We're thrilled that you found our home to have everything you needed during your October stay! The lake water can be a bit chilly for swimming in mid-October, but the fishing is always a hit and as you found, the kayaks that we provide for our guests are a great perk and can serve as an wonderful additional method of enjoying the lake. Frequently, guests are able to see or hear the loons call while they're out on the lake!

The Game Room is a favorite of ours as well. It offers something for everyone...a Pool Table, Foosball Table, Flat Screen TV with DVD player, lots of floor space to spread out, a Bar area, a Queen Sleeper Sofa and a Game or Puzzle Table. We especially appreciate the sliding doors that open to the lake side yard and the wall of large windows that make it possible to enjoy the incredible lake views even while you're in the house!

Thanks for sharing your experience~
We'll hope to see you again!
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area
Milford NH

Relaxing Mini-Vacation, Ladies Getaway

  • 5 of 5
The six of us had a great long weekend getting away from it all. The weather was a little funky but it's almost fall after all and we had a good time even so. The house was comfortable and there was plenty of room for all. We did a lot of fun trips nearby, including the Regatta in Wolfboro, the cruise on the M/S Mt. Washington and Castle in the Clouds....there was so much to do. But it was also nice to sit on the wonderful sunporch and enjoy the fantastic view. We had a blast toasting s'mores and marshmallows in the firepit. This rental is highly recommended for all.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Anne, thanks for joining us! It was a funky weather weekend during your stay but the temperatures are back into the mid-70's and sunny again...Ahhhhh, New England weather! It sounds like you found plenty of things to keep you busy. We are so fortunate to live in an area where there's so much natural beauty and also so many destination options within a short drive of the lake house.

As you mentioned, the firepit is a perfect gathering spot for cooler Fall evenings together, making everyone feel cozy and relaxed. And the s' can't beat them! In the fall, there are also many beautiful local hikes to take as well as country fairs, wagon rides, corn mazes, apples to pick and music festivals to enjoy. The change of the seasons offers something different for each time of the year, and the fall foliage should be peaking in the next couple of weeks!

Thanks so much for trusting us with your stay and we'll hope to see you again!
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area

Most relaxing vacation in years!

  • 5 of 5
I just wanted to let you know what a wonderful time we all had at your beautiful house.

From the moment we walked through the front door, to the moment we closed it behind us, our week was relaxing and comfortable. My mother "lived" on the deck, either with book in hand, or just meditating while looking at the most amazing views of the lake. It brought back lots of memories of her times spent up at her best friends' home on Newfound Lake. That, in and of itself, was worth every penny.

My sister did not live up to her expectations in the kitchen, but did whip up one or two delicous surprises. I don't think she has ever had a vacation quite like this, so she didn't realize that throwing something on the grill is just as tasty as a gourmet recipe, and leaves much more time for playing with her niece!

My husband and I easily switched into vacation mode, and made use of the deck, the porch, the couch, and the huge king-size bed to chill out, read, drink cocktails, and nap.

Our daughter probably had the most fun. She loved the bunk beds, the deck, the pool table, eating s'mores by the fire pit, and, of course, the lake. She either wanted to be swimming or playing pool (the eight-year old version), at all times.

My husband took us on a road trip down memory lane to all of the places he and his family used to go, when he use to spend every summer in Alton. We also hit Sawyers and the Kellerhaus for ice cream, and ate at a couple of places in Wolfeboro. My sister and daughter made the day trip to Story Land, as well.

The house was beautiful - clean and comfortable, with a well stocked kitchen. The air conditioners were a plus, for the warm afternoons. The bedrooms were good sized, with plenty of extra blankets and pillows.

Of course, John was great. Incredibly friendly, welcoming, helpful, and courteous.

So, from all of us to you, thank you for a wonderful week.

Sincerely, Susan

P.S.: "Tranquility Lane" says it all.
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, it was such a pleasure to have you and your family stay with us! We're very happy that you were able to spend that time sharing old memories and creating new ones together~

As you mentioned, and as your Mom experienced, the deck, waterfront and front porches are all great places to escape and allow yourself to breathe deeply, count your blessings and enjoy a good book.

It's also nice to hear that your daughter enjoyed herself so much! The kids do seem to love the bunk beds and all the options in the Gameroom, as well as spending day after day in the crystal clear Lake Winnipesaukee water. And the Firepit is a wonderful place to come together at the end of the day!

What a great opportunity for your sister, the gourmet cook, to discover the joys of the gas grill and have an opportunity to get out of the kitchen and have more time to play outside with the family and enjoy the weather, natural beauty and lake breezes!

We'll hope to see you again!
Winnipesaukee Lakefront~Pvt Swim/Dock,Wifi,Firepit,Pooltable,Kayaks!
+1 603-569-6267
Alton Lake Winnipesaukee Area

Perfect Family Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
No need to look further for a perfect place to vacation on Lake W, especially with young children. The house is very child friendly (carpeting, not overly decorated, door seals off basement stairs, plenty of games, puzzles, etc., bunkbed). Our kids, ages 4 and 2, loved swimming in the lake, going in the kayaks with us, playing in the sandpit, making smores in the firepit, playing in the fairly large, level yard, and hanging out on the large rocks leading into the water. Bring water shoes as bottom of lake is mix of sand and rocks. Location is very convenient to supermarket and Wolfeboro (each minutes away), Storyland (hour away), as well as Boston. Owners a pleasure to deal with...easy and hassle-free in all respects. The description and pictures fairly represent the house. Window AC units and washer/dryer worked well. Nice, well-maintained grill for bbqs. Backyard faces west for fantastic sunsets over the lake. Close to neighbors, but not much activity - there is a sense of privacy. We highly recommend this property.
  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brad~ Thanks so much for trusting us with your stay! We know it was very important to you that our home be child friendly, and we're so happy that it worked well for you and your young family. Our intentions have always been to create a stress-free environment at our Lake keep it well maintained and tastefully decorated with family-friendly materials so that all ages can gather to relax and enjoy their time together, rather than needing to worry about breakage or their children's safety.

There is something for every age and interest at the Lake House. You can be outside enjoying yard games, swimming, napping in the hammock, fishing, playing in the sand or roasting marshmallows in the fire pit or you can be inside playing board games, billiards, watching movies together or getting lost in the view on the front porch. It sounds like you experienced all of this and more!

As you mentioned, we're located mid-way between the towns of Alton and Wolfeboro, both of which offer all the conveniences that guests might need during their stay. Our home is also located within an hour of all the Lakes Region, Seacoast and Mountain attractions. We hope to see your family again!
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Car: necessary

Our 4 bdrm, 2 1/2 bath Lake House is located on a Private Road in a Family-Oriented Neighborhood near the Alton/Wolfeboro townline in the heart of the Lake Winnipesaukee area.

The Options Are Unlimited~The Views AMAZING!

~Take a walk; Nap on YOUR hammock; Gather at YOUR firepit;

~Swim/Fish/Kayak/Boat/Sunbathe at YOUR waterfront;

~Watch Sunsets transform from YOUR deck;

~Enjoy Billiards/Foosball/Board Games/Puzzles;

~Cruise the Lake on the MV Mt Washington, on your own Boat or on a Rented Boat;

~Attend a Nascar Race at NH Motor Speedway;

~Listen to Famous Musical Acts perform at Meadowbrook;

~Bargain Shop at the North Conway/Tilton Outlet Malls;

~Play Mini-Golf,Bowl,or Drive Go-Carts in Weirs Beach;

~Ride the Wolfeboro Trolley, Enjoy Waterfront Dining, Craft Fairs Gazebo Concerts, Playgrounds+ Museums;

~Visit Prescott Park/Water Country/Strawberry Banke

~EXHALE and Make Memories to last a lfetime...~

Other Activities: Soulfest, Nascar, Outdoor Concerts, Live Theater, Craft Fairs, Water/Amusement Parks, Boating/Cruises, Train Rides, MiniGolf, GoCarts, Arcades, Museums, Outlets, Fall Foliage, the White Mountains...the list goes on and on.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Alton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2015
May 7 2015 - Jun 19 2015
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day Weekend
May 29 2015 - May 31 2015
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Summer 2015
Jun 20 2015 - Aug 28 2015
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
August/Sept 6-Night Week
Aug 29 2015 - Sep 3 2015
6 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 4 2015 - Sep 6 2015
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Fall 2015
Sep 7 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $150
Tax Rate 9.0%
MAXIMUM of 10 Persons ON our Property AT ALL TIMES-Day or Evening
Primary Renter must be at least 30 years of age.

MEMORIAL and LABOR DAY Weekends: (3) Night stays
HOLIDAY RATE of $1995 + tax per Weekend

Check In: 3:00PM, Check Out: 10:00AM
Sunday Nights on Holiday Weekends are Rated as a Weekend Night

Sec/Cleaning Deposit: $750~Refundable w/in 21 days of departure minus cleaning/damage/missing items expenses
$150 Cleaning Fee: Taken out of $750 Security/Cleaning Deposit

Terms: 50% of Rental Fee due with Signed Contract to Confirm Reservation.
50% Balance and $750 Sec/Cleaning Deposit are due 60 days prior to arrival
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Alton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Lake ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Sofa Bed
  • Iron & Board
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Internet
  • Broadband Access
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dining Area
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , With Double Sinks. End of hall on Second Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , En-Suite in 4th Bedroom off Kitchen on First Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , Sink also. First floor off living room.
  • Bathrooms are newly renovated...Crisp and Clean...and all sinks have liquid hand soap. We also provide starter toiletries and plenty of Toilet Paper.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious, Sitting area, Lake Views, Second Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Family Bunk Bdrm: Opens to hall w/privacy curtains
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Spacious, Sitting Area, Lake Views. Second Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Prvt Bath. Great for Grandparents or 2nd Master. 1st Floor
    Bedroom 5 - Gameroom - 1 queen , Queen Sleep Sofa+Air Mattress Options for King/2 Twins
    Bedroom 6 - 3 Season Porch - 1 twin/ single , Twin size Daybed in 3-Season Porch. First Floor
  • Bedrooms contain comfortable new mattresses and AC units. Also available: ~(2) Twin Air Mattresses or (1) King ~(1) Queen Air Mattress ~Rollaway Single Cot ~Pack and Play Porta Crib
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Books ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Video Library ...
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • Foosball
  • Toys
  • MP3 Dock
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Yard
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Deck Furniture
  • Porch Furniture
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Wood Deck
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Sand Box
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Golf ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Boat ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • 10 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • non smoking only
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • forests
  • live theater
  • waterfalls
  • coin laundry
  • restaurants
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • sledding
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • whale watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • bird watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • pier fishing
  • mountain climbing
  • deepsea fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • hunting
  • skiing
  • golf
  • wind-surfing
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Gameroom with Pool Table, Foosball, Sofa, DVD; Swimming/Fishing/Dock/Sandy Play Area/Kayaks at PRIVATE WATERFRONT; Firepit, Large Flat Front Yard, Lawn/Deck Furniture, Hammock, Gas Grill, Picnic Tables; Air Cond, Wifi Internet, Cable; Large Screened/Enclosed Porch on Lakeside; Washer/Dryer; Lake Views from Most Rooms; Highchair/Porta Crib upon request; Books, Board Games, Alarm Clocks, Fans, Coffee Maker, Blender; Family-Oriented Cul-de-Sac Neighborhood. Within 5 minutes, you can be at the fully-stocked Hannaford Grocery Store and Pharmacy as well as Dunkin Donuts, Banks, Playgrounds, Public Beaches or Gas Stations and Churches. THIS HOME HAS ALL THE AMENITIES NEEDED TO UNWIND, EXHALE AND THOROUGHLY ENJOY YOUR WELL-DESERVED TIME AWAY! Treat Yourself !
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