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Donald Spaulding

Member since: 2009
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Speaks: english, french
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Donald Spaulding

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, french
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Calendar last updated:
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Classic Cabin in the Woods

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

Moultonborough Cabin Rental Photos and Description

One bedroom, one bath, sleeps 4.

Enjoy a rare vacation getaway in this rustic lakeside cottage in the woods. Nicknamed Battsford, it was built in the late 1930s, when people went to their 'camps' to find peace and quiet in natural surroundings. Nestled in the heart of 36 private acres, it is full of period charm, with a fieldstone fireplace and a front porch for relaxing and taking in the spectacular Belknap Mountains across Lake Winnipesaukee. A little beach makes wading or launching canoes/kayaks easy, and you can fish off the jetty. One dock slip for a small motor/sail boat is available for an additional fee. Private tennis court recently refinished. This is the perfect spot for an outdoorsy couple looking for a romantic interlude or a family wanting to spend old-fashioned summer time with the kids.

For more information on this property, please visit oaklandingwest.com

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Donald Spaulding (Owner)
Member since: 2009
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2015

What makes this cabin unique

Come swim, hike, paddle, sail, and sport in serene secluded beauty.

Guestbook comments from the owner

A guest wrote to me, after unsuccessfully trying to post review, so I am posting it here for her:



Staying at Battsford makes your imagination run wild. What must it have been like in a simpler time with few amenities (that you realize are unnecessary), unplugged days, awakening by loons vs. alarms. Views of the lake that change several times a day, thunderstorms where you can watch the storm move from Meredith to your front porch in a matter of minutes. If you are looking quiet relaxation and beauty, look no further!
Aug 2012
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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Reviews

4.4
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Classic Cabin in the Woods
average rating of 4.4 based on 6 reviews
5

Wonderful and Private

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful cottage, beautiful property. Very private and rustic with the feel of years gone by. Owners are very accommodating and yet offer all the privacy you will need to relax. Looking forward to next year!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
4

Comfortable cottage walking distance to the lake.

  • 4 of 5

The cottage was in very good shape considering its' age. I loved how close it was to the lake. The fire pit was a hit. I had brought my own quilt and was glad because it was nice and bright unlike the gray bedspread that was on the bed upon arrival. The bedroom is roomy and we loved all the windows. The house was well built. Met some of the family so got some of the history, which was fascinating.

Suggestions, please for future guests have wifi available, and a TV, it should be their prerogative to watch or not watch the TV. We were concerned about the water, washing dishes with lake water, is that safe? I felt that the kitchen and the bathroom should be updated. Other than that, we had a lovely time. It is a great spot and I had a wonderful book, that came in handy during the rainy time. Lastly, it was a bit challenging for me, 65 getting into the water, but once there the water was lovely. Use of the kayaks was a treat, saw a loon, doe and a fox while we were there. The view was fantastic.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
5

The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Battsford was the perfect getaway and just what we needed! The owners are fabulous and make sure that they are available if you need anything but give you all the privacy in the world. If you are looking to relax in a spot with beautiful scenery and sunsets this is the place! The cabin was clean, the property was well maintained, and it looked just like the pictures. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
shiloh nj
3

our stay at battsford

  • 3 of 5

Our only disappointment was the weather! Rained 5 of our 6 days. we still found things to do. Excellant location away form it all! Nice quiet and a wonderful view of the lake and mountains. lots of hiking nearby.Mt Washington about an hours drive away. Very cozy with a nice fireplace.Our dog loved it too!! We also enjoyed listening and seeing the loons from our living room and bedroom.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2010
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Northshore, Ma
5

Childhood memories

  • 5 of 5

I hope the cottage never changes. If you would like to get away from it all this is the place to be. can't beat the views. Enjoyed our visit with the owner, very helpful. We will stay 2 weeks next year for sure!

Don't stay if your looking for t.v. internet or crowds. Do stay if your looking for the best outside adventures and nice people.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Laconia
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Rt 93 and Rt 104
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Moutonborough Town Beach at Long Island

We are located about one mile west of the bridge connecting Moultonborough Neck and Long Island on Lake Winnipesaukee.

This secluded lakeside cottage offers beautiful views, convenient lake access, and a private tennis court. One boat slip (24 ft. maximum) is available for an additional fee. Please visit oaklandingwest.com for more information about the property.

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Rates & Availability

From $850 Per week

Moultonborough Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Spring
Jun 6 2015 - Jun 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
Peak
Jun 27 2015 - Sep 7 2015
7 night minimum stay
$950
 
 
Fall
Sep 8 2015 - Sep 26 2015
7 night minimum stay
$850
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$950
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Boat slip rental on request - 100.00 per week.
A trash pickup fee of $10 per week will be added to rentals of more than one week.
Well-behaved pets are welcome; there is a $100 fee

Second and subsequent weeks of a single rental receive a 10% discount.
Three-day weekend stays are offered, for June and September only, at a rate of $375.
Contracts are sent via e-mail with instructions. 50% of the total amount is remitted with the contracts to guarantee the reservation.
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Amenities

Moultonborough Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living room - 2 twin/ single
  • The cabin is not heated but room heaters are available upon request.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
Outside:
  • Boat Dock
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
This cabin, built c. 1940, is a rustic, secluded treasure 50 feet from the shore. The stone fireplace showcases the masonry of the period, and draws extremely well for a bright, warm fire. Kitchen/bath facilities are minimal, but adequate. Outdoor grilling, either on the charcoal grill or the wood stove, along with beautiful views and sunsets make evening dining a special treat. Kayaks available on request.

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