GORGEOUS FOLIAGE, LAKE TO SWIM. SERENE CABIN IN THE WOODS CLOSE TO SANDY BEACH

Kathleen Roche OWNER

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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GORGEOUS FOLIAGE, LAKE TO SWIM. SERENE CABIN IN THE WOODS CLOSE TO SANDY BEACH

Rindge House Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 1.5 bath wraparound porch with 3 minute walk

A 3 minute walk down a tunnel of orange, red and yellow trees during foliage season brings you to a private neighborhood lake for Kayaking and hiking. You can so perfectly picture taking the canoe/raft into the lily pads near blueberry island. Please enjoy our Kayak, raft and fishing to your hearts content. Our Cabin has a wrap around deck with a screened in porch perfect for grilling on those cool evenings. We have our ping pong table out on the deck and a variety of games to choose from (croquet) Our home is fully updated and tastefully decorated , with three bedrooms, fully equipped kitchen and dining room, 1-1/2 bath, two TVs with cable, games galore, books, music and and video library, beach chairs, binoculars, beach towels, . Other amenities include washer, dryer, iron, stove and microwave. Five minute drive to local restaurants, grocery store, picture perfect New England towns and other amenities. Leisure activities include foliage viewing, cycling, antiquing, wildlife viewing, scenic drives, bird watching, horseback riding, photography boating and sight seeing small towns that capture the beauty of rural New England. Peterborough, a short 15-20 minute drive is the mecca for antiques and restaurants. Mt Monadnock, is known for its presence in the writing of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. It is the most prominent mountain peak between the White Mountains of New Hampshire and the Berkshires. It has long been known as one of the most frequently climbed mountains in the world. I've climbed this mountain and it surely is 'a little bit of heaven' The fall is my most BEAUTIFUL TIME

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Kathleen Roche OWNER (Property Manager)
Advertiser since 2013
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About Kathleen Roche OWNER

My husband and I live in New York City. We work in health care and love our time with family, friends. Owl's Rest is the perfect home for play and relaxation.. Our daughter was 10 when we realized we needed a place to rest and enjoy our love of antiquing, hiking, cycling, barbeque, swimming, kayaking, horseback riding and viewing foliage. My husband is from Napa and missed the beauty of the area. When we drove to the nearby town of Peterborough, we were hooked. This town has live theatre, the Peterborough Players and the actors circle as well as McDowell circle, the oldest artist retreat performed since 1933 having actors as James Whitmore and Sam Huntington. The Peterborough Historical Society lets you discover your past. The town was a model for the play OUR TOWN written by Thornton Wilder. The towns of Rindge and Jaffrey, Peterborough, Sharon, and Dublin all have incredible antique shops, a white-steepled church in Peterborough fronts the town green and the amazing oldest public library in the country. The Monadnock music festival offers music every July and August and the incredible Sharon Arts gallery (beats shopping for art and jewelry in NYC) is my favorite. My husband loves to cycle. There are 20 lakes in the area, 5 golfing ranges and is a perfect year around recreational playground. Peterborough has the best small hospital and is 15-20 minutes away by car. Everyones definition of a pretty town can differ, but we look for a sense of time passed by, a preservation of the past, and a very real present. The nearby towns of Hancock and Harrisville are ranked in the top ten in Yankee magazine for New Englands prettiest towns.

Kathleen Roche OWNER purchased this house in 1998

Why Kathleen Roche OWNER chose Rindge

We first visited this property when our daughter Rachel's friend Rose invited us up for the summer. We were instantly hooked. We bicycled all over the area. The towns that are so very near is what sold us as well as our beautiful wrap around porch, house and neighbors. Harrisville, New Hampshire, a 16 mile bike ride from Rindge on Route 137 is perhaps my favorite of all. Here tidy brick buildings and a large granite mill are strung along the millstream that once powered a woolen mill. The buildings are fully restored, and there is the internationally known Harrisville Designs, makers of looms and yarns for handweavers and knitters. If you turn right at Harrisville Designs and cross the bridge, you’ll find a group of five millworkers’ houses called “Peanut Row.” Beyond these is Sunset Beach, the town’s private little beach and a nice spot for a picnic. Harrisville is the village most painted by artists (even more than Hancock) and is one of the oldest existing textile communities in the country, a National Historic Landmark village.I can go on about the area but you have to experience it to love it

What makes this house unique

We fell in love with our large house in the woods with wraparound porch, filled with antiques and lovely art work. CLOSE TO HIKING MT MONADNOCK/LOVELY LAKE/KIMBALLS ICECREAM FARM/FRIENDLY FARM FOR YOUR KIDS AND PETERBOROUGH FOR 12 PINES FOOD AND LOCAL ARTISANS

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Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 12 traveler reviews

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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p476575vb
3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
Denver, CO
4

Great Retreat with Our Family

  • 4 of 5
The owners were always friendly, quick and thorough in answering all our questions. The home was exactly what I would expect in a New Hampshire cabin by the lake. It was charming and the perfect size for our family of four (though it could accommodate a bit larger family as well). The photos accurately reflected the appearance and amenities.
Nearby attractions we enjoyed included: Kimball Farm (good lobster rolls and large portions of ice cream), Friendly Farm (children can feed and interact with farm animals), and Mariposa Museum (children can interact with instruments from around the world). My only complaint would be that the home had insect traps that were dangerous for young children and it was a little on the cluttered side. Therefore, we had to be extra cautious with our toddler getting into things. Overall, though, I'd definitely return. Our family had a great time relaxing, fishing, swimming in the lake, and just enjoying the wrap-around porch.
  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p476575vb
3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
5

Spectacular! Intentional decor, peaceful location

  • 5 of 5
My family of four and our dear friends, a family of three, spent Labor Day weekend at this property. Each of us with newborns, and short on sleep, found the place to be all it was advertised as and more -- serene, gorgeous, tastefully decorated, simplistic, and absolutely unique. The lake provided hours of entertainment and the wrap-around-porch afforded afternoon naps, evening dessert with crickets singing the background, and a serious round of pingpong one morning as well.

I also appreciated how remote the cabin was, but at the same time it was very close to everything one might need, or want to explore in terms of New England charm. Mt Monadnock and Kimball Farms were lovely. I even ran the covered bridges half marathon in Swanzey NH, a short 30-minute drive from the cabin.

All in all, 5+stars. We hope to be back in 2015!
  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a lovely review. Thank you very much! My husband and I take great pride in our house and it means so much to us when others love it as much as we do

Thank you very much!!
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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p476575vb
3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
Massachusetts
5

Perfect Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5
Dear Kathy,
Can't say enough about your place, and what a lovely spot. All the comforts of home,
with none of the responsibilites except: enjoy the quiet private beach, go fishing or
swimming in the lake, or relax on the front porch with a drink or play a game of ping-
pong. We did all of that and more. We all had a great time. Definitely plan to come back next year. Thanks
~Pat, Dan & Family
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your lovely review. You are welcome back anytime. What did you enjoy the most?

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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p476575vb
3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
5

Well Maintained House in a Beautiful Area

  • 5 of 5
We had a great time staying at this beautiful property. I loved sitting on the front porch watching the kids play ball and games in the spacious yard. The easy walk to the beach made for great outings. We used the kayak to explore the island on the lake and my daughter caught a bunch of small fish using just a net. It was a great way to spend two weeks!

The house itself is gorgeous and well maintained with everything you could possibly need! We have nothing but great things to say about our stay!
  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so happy to hear you loved our home as much as we do.
Please come back again and enjoy. There are plenty more fish to be caught!!
Best
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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p476575vb
3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
Princeton NJ
5

Lovely restful New Hampshire getaway

  • 5 of 5
Can't say enough about the beauty of this house! It is a classic old vacation home with wide porches and beam board walls, open rafters and shady grounds. The pictureS on VRBO don't do justice to the tasteful furnishings. We spent lots of time of the front porch, watching the world go by, and on the screened porch for meals. The lake is clean and lovely - the beach is basically empty on weekdays. The house has a cozy and fully equipped kitchen and many spots to curl up with a book and chill out. It exceed our expectations!

My husband was disappointed with the WiFi connection ( as he wanted to stream European TV and watch the Tour de France!), but for me, the unconnected-ness added to the relaxation.

I hope we have the opportunity to visit again!
  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Dear Andrea, What a wonderful review! You have perfectly described what we love about our home. Especially the beautiful lake and curling up with a good book. I am so sorry Wi Fi is unable to stream. I know it is easy to use email and google and other engines but streaming is hard. We have loads and loads of DVDs for that reason. It is such a rural setting it is impossible to have that work but we'll keep on trying. Please send our apologies to your husband

Thank you Kathy and Jack
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Gorgeous foliage, lake to swim. Serene Cabin in the Woods close to sandy beach
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3477143116
Rindge Monadnock Region
Fort Myers, FL
5

Wonderful House!

  • 5 of 5
We had the best time sitting on the front porch with a glass of wine, playing ping-pong, going to the lake to fish or swim or taking the kayak to the island. The whole family is looking forward to doing it again next summer!
Thank you Kathy for sharing this gem of a house! Magnificently decorated, well stock with all the essentials…really all you need to bring is your clothes and food.
Thanks for helping us create wonderful memories we will never forget!
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You were such a wonderful family. Thank you for taking such good care of our house. So appreciate the wonderful review! Kathy and Jack
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Map

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Mt Monadnock
"Hiking Mt Monadnock is "a little piece of heaven""
Cathedral of the Pines
Sharon Art Center
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
manchester New Hampshire or Boston, MA (79 miles)
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Brattleboro, VT
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US route 119 and NH route 202
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Lake Contoocook.
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Woodbound Inn
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Crotched Mountain
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Shattuck Golf Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Woodbound Inn and Resort (walk from cabin)
Car: necessary

If your passion is antiquing, 3 minute walk to sandy beach and a 3 minute car ride to the public beach for picnicking and swimming, great restaurants, picture perfect New England towns (Peterborough), live theatre with Peterborough Players, hiking Mt Monadnock , cycling, triathalons, cook outs, bonfires at the beach, beautiful foliage, grilling on the porch, or just relaxing on our wrap around porch, this is the place. Great restaurants in Peterborough, 12 Pines/Jaffrey, NH - KIMBALL FARM FOR ICE CREAM AND A RESTAURANT IS THE BEST

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rindge House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
summer
May 15 2014 - Oct 15 2014
3 night minimum stay
$250
$1,600
$4,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$275
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,225
$4,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Protection $89
Pet Fee $75

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Rindge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 220 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Adventure
General:
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Toilet and sink with bathroom amenities
  • The bathroom upstairs has a shower/bath, claw foot tub and toilet. The downstairs 1/2 bath has a toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , This is our master suite. also has a daybed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , IT IS A FULL MATTRESS
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , IT IS A FULL MATTRESS
  • There are 3 bedrooms The master bedroom used to be two bedrooms. We have a queen bed and a day bed in this room. The other two bedrooms have full size beds and the rooms are 'Zen' adorable!
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo
  • Games
  • Books
  • Toys
  • Ping Pong Table
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Boat ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • festivals
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • boating
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • rock climbing
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
Notes:
Our expansive lawn with wraparound deck and walk to lake says it all
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