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FOREST RIVER RETREAT - SPACIOUS HOME IN THE HEART OF MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY

Karen and Jim

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Karen and Jim

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014
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FOREST RIVER RETREAT - SPACIOUS HOME IN THE HEART OF MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

Conway House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms, Sleeps 10

Whether you’re visiting for a weekend, a week or even longer, our vacation home is the perfect gateway for all your White Mountain activities. Located in scenic Conway, New Hampshire, our home is just two miles south of North Conway’s shopping and dining opportunities and is convenient to everything that draws you to the area (skiing, hiking, golfing, biking, paddling, leaf peeping, shopping, dining, attractions and of course, relaxing). Our home is in Evergreens on the Saco, a quiet community of upscale single family homes in a naturalized setting with a private, sandy 2,400 ft long beach on the pristine waters of the Saco river. The home itself is a four bedroom, three bath open concept contemporary with ample windows that bathe each room in soothing natural light. We welcome you to come and enjoy Forest River Retreat and all that the White Mountains have to offer. Remember...”It’s all good in the mountains!”.

Our home features a well equipped kitchen with breakfast bar seating for three, a soaring living room with cathedral ceilings accented by a sky light. The living room has a gas fireplace to keep you warm on chilly nights, a 50 inch HD plasma TV and leads to a covered deck for outside living. Heating is controlled by an Internet thermostat that allows our winter time guests to arrive to a warm home. There's plenty of convenient parking just outside the front door and our home has a covered deck for your outside enjoyment. We offer a canoe with foam car racks and tie-downs, paddles and assorted personal flotation devices for your enjoyment. New for 2012: All bedrooms and the main living area are now air conditioned!!!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Karen and Jim (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Owner
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
50%
Calendar last updated:
December 18, 2014

About Karen and Jim

Our story – grew up in the same town, went to the same high school and met serving steaks at a local restaurant (what fun! no really, it was fun!). Fast forward to today, we love to travel and have traveled extensively throughout the US and Europe (maybe New Zealand or South America next!). We’re also the extremely proud parents of two great kids!

Karen and Jim purchased this house in 2010

Why Karen and Jim chose Conway

Our very first vacation together was a camping trip to Jigger Johnson on the Kancamagus Highway. This was an experience for me considering that I was born and bred in New England, but had never camped before or even visited the White Mtns (picture outdoorsy, wildlife loving guy meets one hour prep time girl – you get the idea!). Anyway, we had a great time! Over the years we’ve visited the area many, many times with our kids, extended family and friends and loved it as much as our first vacation together. When we decided to buy a second home there was no other area to consider. We’d rather be in the White Mtns!

What makes this house unique

If you’ve read through our previous information, you know our first vacation together was a camping trip. Our home is special because it’s like camping without having to sleep in a tent, but still provides a great outdoor experience (very good for one hour prep time girl who happens to like electricity and outdoorsy, wildlife loving guy)!

Why HomeAway

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Travel with confidence
Travel with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

5
based on 7 traveler reviews

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Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
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Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
5

Beautiful Home in an Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5
We rented this home for a ski weekend with family (four couples). The house is incredibly clean and offers all the amenities you could need - especially in the kitchen. The layout is perfect for couples to have their own very large bedrooms, with plenty of common space in the kitchen/living room and the downstairs gameroom. The location is ideal for the ski areas that are within 30 mins, the outlet shopping and downtown area. Karen was great to rent from - very responsive. We have rented multiple times through homeaway.com and would put this as one of our best experiences. We look forward to going back!
  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
Jonesborough, Tennessee
5

Beautiful and comfortable vacation home

  • 5 of 5
This home is beautifully decorated, exceptionally clean and welcoming. Three couples stayed on the three separate floors. The kitchen was well-equipped, and we were able to grill steaks on the deck. The house is in a small subdivision with a private beach along the river, very quiet low traffic area. You can tell as soon as you walk into the home that the owners take a lot of pride in their home and want their guests to feel welcome. The location is easily accessible to many of the attractions in the area, including a scenic drive to Mt Washington, a beautiful drive along the Kancamagus Highway to look for moose, and a short hike for amazing views at Cathredral Ledge. We originally planned to stay for only two nights, but enjoyed the house and area so much that we contacted the owners and added on an extra night. We would highly recommend this home to anyone visiting the Conway area.
  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
5

New England Stay

  • 5 of 5
This is a fantastic home for family & a small group.
Me & my family have had 2 stays here in 2012 & can't wait to come back again.
It has everything we need & is close to town & the white mountains for our skiing & snowboarding.

Thanks Again to Jim & Karen for letting us stay in your lovely home you are a joy to deal with.

Colin & Pauine
  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
dartmouth, ma
5

great ski weekend

  • 5 of 5
We recently stayed here for a ski weekend and it was wonderful! It was clean, very well kept, and comfortable. One of the reviews mentioned not enough cookware, but we found there was more than enough while cooking for 8 people. We plan to come back again next year!
  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
5

Perfect family getaway!

  • 5 of 5
My family recently stayed at this lovely home and found it to be the perfect house for a family getaway! It was spacious, immaculate, and beautifully decorated. There was plenty of room for the 4 adults and two young children. The house is in a great location, close to town but in a private setting. The river access was a fantastic bonus with the kids! The owners were wonderful to deal with - extremely responsive to emails and available to anwer any questions we had. I would recommend bringing a couple child gates for the one staircase in the home if you have young children. We highly recommend staying here and will definitely be back!
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
business
Forest River Retreat - Spacious Home in the Heart of Mt. Washington Valley
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p359607
+1 -860-917-8610
Conway White Mountains
Boston, Massachusetts
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5
A ton of space for the $$$. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! We have six adults and a one year old. Rented for two weeks and are currently staying here now. :-) This is a steal for the slice of luxury you get (TV, internet, space, comfy furniture, etc.) It is located in a quiet development with nice neighbors and literally a 5-minute walk (we timed it) to a sandy river beach that just as much enjoyable for the older folks as it was for our 18 month old son.
There is no central air or A/C but the ample amount of windows and ceiling fans helped to provide a respit from the heat. Parking is fantastic. The covered rear deck with grill was a great place to eat but had poor lighting at night due to an unfinished overhang where the light would be. There is a lantern fixture outside of the door that gives you side light but not overhead light. All the bathrooms are overstocked with towels, toilet paper, etc.
The pros to being here are almost endless. The only cons we noticed was that the majority of the outlets do not have covers on them for toddlers, there were no cleaning supplies in the kitchen to clean up after a meal, mess, wipe the colunter, etc, there were two dozen coffee mugs but minimal cookware to cook meals and the back & side yard were crying to be landscaped. Small things but noticable for extended stays.
Overall the place is a gem! We will be back next summer! :-)
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers

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Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Conway House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 4 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
Winter
Dec 20 2014 - Mar 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
$275
From
$325
Fri,Sat
 
 
Spring
Mar 28 2015 - Jun 12 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
Jun 13 2015 - Sep 5 2015
7 night minimum stay
$1,750
 
 
Fall
Sep 6 2015 - Dec 18 2015
2 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $150
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes 50% total fee due within 7 days of reservation confirmation. 50% remaining fee due 2 weeks prior to arrival date.
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Amenities

Conway House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • River
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - First Floor - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - Second Floor - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - Lower Level - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - First Floor - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - Second Floor (Right) - 1 queen , Twin Bunks
    Bedroom 2 - Second Floor (Left) - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twins are Bunk Beds
    Bedroom 4 - Lower Level - 1 queen
  • Second floor bedrooms 2 and 3 each offer 32' flat screen TVs, alarm clocks, ceiling fans and window air conditioners. First floor bedroom has a 32' flat screen TV, alarm clock, ceiling fan and a window air conditioner. Lower level bedroom has a 32' flat screen TV, alarm clock and a ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
New for 2013: Game room with wet bar and pool table. Winter guests and skiers please note that heating is controlled by internet thermostat. You'll arrive to a comfortably warm home! Ask about our late Sunday check out. International guests are always welcome! We accept electronic bank to bank wire transfers for payments.

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