Debra Franchi

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Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Tamworth Farmhouse Rental Photos and Description

5 bdrms, 3 bath with Mountain views. Great for entertaining inside or out.

Private Country Escape on the edge of Mt. Washington Valley and the Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

Perfect Wedding Venue!! Hear the sound of the Wonalancet River from Locke Falls Farm. 3600sq' of bright year-round, indoor living space with tranquil, pastoral outdoor setting. 6 acres of rolling fields lead abut miles of maintained/groomed trail system for hiking, biking (mtn or road), xc skiing, snowmobiling, snowshoeing or trail riding. Trail system is connected to National Forest.

The home itself is a 1 and ½ story antique cape with farmer’s porch, stainless appliances, 6 burner gas Viking stove, double wall ovens, wood floors, 5 bedrooms (3 sets of twins, 1 queen and 1 full, 2 day beds), living room with fireplace, eat in kitchen with fireplace, pool table, 2 and 1/2 baths, mudroom/laundry room, and a seasonal screened sleeping porch with 2 full sized futons.

Layout allows for a large number of guests to enjoy both indoor and outdoor entertaining no matter the season. Technology includes: High speed wireless internet, digital TV with DVD player and docking station.

Property is very peaceful and beautifully landscaped. Stone walls surround gorgeous perennial gardens and heritage high bush Coville Blueberries. Granite steps lead to plenty of outdoor living space which includes a huge built in gas grill, multi-level decks pour onto a large quartzite patio complete with outside fire area and ample seating for the entire family.

Enjoy the picturesque sunrise with morning coffee as it reflects off the Ossipee Range or a relaxing sunset cocktail on the patio, fireside.

Tamworth offers an absolutely amazing Community!! The village of Tamworth is a 5 mi drive along the Swift River to the quaint village which hosts plenty of activities:

(Saturday morning Farmer’s Markets May thru October and monthly winter Markets)

The Other Store and Arts Tamworth

Tamworth Lyceum

Barnstormer's Summer Theatre (oldest summer theatre)

Remick's Country Farm Museum

Cook Memorial Library

Tamworth Arts Council

Tamworth Outing Club also sponsors a full social calendar

Tamworth, Chocorua and Sandwich includes several lakes, rivers and swimming holes.

The property is located approximately 2.5 hrs. from Boston.

From the farm it is approximately 20 minutes to Center Harbor, 30 minutes to downtown Meredith and Lake Winnipesaukee. 30 minutes to Cranmore Mtn (North Conway) and outlet shopping, 20 minutes to King Pine Ski area in Madison, 50 mins to Attitash Mountain resort and Story Land area, approximately an hour drive to Mt. Washington.

white water kayak info of Wonalancet River -

With a little advanced planning, beds can be made up or the fridge and pantry can be stocked by locally sourced produce, dairy, meats, cheese, yogurts and baked goods, etc.

*additional fees/deposits will apply for provision purchases, maid service and wedding rental.

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Debra Franchi (Owner)
Advertiser since 2013
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Why Debra Franchi chose Tamworth

Beautiful Country Escape nestled between the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire.

Wonalancet is a village in the northwestern corner of the town of Tamworth in Carroll County, New Hampshire.

The name 'Wonalancet' translates to 'Pleasant Breathing' which you can't help but enjoy during your stay.

Many popular hiking trails into the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains have trail heads in the area, particularly in the locale known as Ferncroft, up a short spur road from Wonalancet.

The village itself is named for the Pennacook Indian leader Wonalancet.

What makes this farmhouse unique

The property is positively New Hampshire at its best! Something incredible to offer each and every season. Peaceful pastoral setting connects to amazing trail network makes this get away a treasure inside and out.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Tranquil Country Escape and Wedding Venue
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Tranquil Country Escape and Wedding Venue
Tamworth White Mountains

Beautiful home and property!

  • 5 of 5
We had an absolutely wonderful time at "Locke Falls Farm." The property was amazing, with rolling meadows and pastures, divided by split rail fencing and landscaped stone walls, and plenty of lovely floral gardens. There was a national forest which joined up to the yard, which was full of well maintained hiking trails, which followed pleasant brooks and a river.

The house was well cared for and had everything we needed and more. There was plenty of space, so much in fact that we hope to make a return future trip with some extended family!

The area was very nice, and we enjoyed spending a day at Mount Washington (just an hour drive away). We also visited the "Castle in the Clouds" (1/2 hour away) and the shops in North Conway (1/2 hour away). On the way home, we passed through a very quaint town called "Meredith," which was also a short drive, which sits right on a lake....that will be a destination next time we come!

Very nice rental, and highly recommended. We can only imaging how beautiful it is in the fall!

Debra, the owner, was a delight to work with as well, and was very welcoming. Thank you so much for allowing our family to enjoy your home!!
  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cheryl and Shawn were wonderful guests and it was a privilege to share my property and the Tamworth Community with them. It is exciting to hear all that they did during their stay and I very much look forward to the opportunity to host their family once again in the near future!
Tranquil Country Escape and Wedding Venue
Tamworth White Mountains
Roslindale, MA 02131

Birthday Weekend

  • 5 of 5
Words really cannot describe the beauty and serenity we experienced at Locke Hills Farm. We arrived to the property early Friday afternoon and were greeted with a picturesque landscape. The Farm sits right on the edge of the White Mountain National Forrest and the view from the outdoor patio is breath taking. With the warm breeze it was a perfect spot to enjoy a glass of wine and reflect on the day.
The house itself is huge, and it’s easy regardless of the amount of people you travel with to escape the crowd and get some peaceful alone time.
Debra, our host was more than accommodating. She left us a loaf of fresh, locally baked bread as well as a list of brochures with things to do in the area. She also, reached out to us via email in regards to a local Farmer s Market that would open during our stay. It was a great suggestion and a few of us did attend. I was able to buy some Coconut Run Fudge as well as meet and chat with some local New Hampshire farmers. Had we not brought so much food, the fresh produce would have been a great additive to our menu during our stay. The kitchen at the house was well equipped with anything you might need for cooking. The center island was ideal for placing snacks/appetizers and we spent a while congregating in the kitchen while cooking. The grill was also perfect for an afternoon BBQ!
With the property being so expansive we were excited to explore the grounds. In the pasture to the right there is a large boulder it was fun to climb onto the structure. It was a very conducive location to bask in the sun. One of my favorite parts of the farm was the trail head just behind the barn. We hiked for a few miles into woods crossing a number a small man made bridges along the way. The trail eventually leads to a beautiful path that follows the most majestic river completely immersed in the wilderness.
At night we played games and chatted by the fire pit in the back yard.
Over all, the experience at the farm was amazing. I heard not one complaint from any of the guests I travelled with except that they wished they could have stayed longer.
I knew it was a great success when a few of my guests, commented, “I can’t wait until the next time we come here!” With that being said, I highly recommend the property. It was one of the most fun weekends I have had this year! It is an excellent place to have a large group and entertain. In my opinion a perfect place to get married. =)
Thanks again Debra!
  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Jenn, I am thrilled you enjoyed your Birthday celebration at our Farm and by your review... it is proof that you experienced Wonalancet at it's best! Thank you for being a wonderful and thoughtful guest!
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Nearest Airport
124 Miles
Logan Airport
Nearest Train
87 Miles
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Route 16
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lake Chocorua
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Hobbs Tavern
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Cranmore Mountain
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Indian Mound Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Checquers Villa
Car: necessary

Amazing hiking and cross country skiing or snow shoeing right out the back door.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates


Tamworth Farmhouse Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $89
Cleaning Fee $180 + Tax
Incidental Fee (refundable if unused) $500
Tax Rate 9.0%
Notes Non refundable cancellation fee of $150 applies to all cancellations 60 days prior to scheduled occupancy.

25% if cancelled 60-30 days prior to the Check-in Date
50% if cancelled within 30 days prior to the Check-in Date

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Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Tamworth Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Telephone
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , 1st Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , 1st floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2nd floor
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , 2nd Floor
    Bedroom 7 - 2nd Floor Daybed
    Bedroom 6 - 1st floor Daybed
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Games
  • Books
  • Pool Table
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
  • Massage
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • water parks
  • restaurants
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • snorkeling
  • water tubing
  • golf
  • tennis
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • water skiing
  • jet skiing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
  • cycling
  • mountain biking
  • cross country skiing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • rock climbing
  • hot air ballooning
Beautiful Wedding Venue!! Great collection of local providers available to help ease the stress of wedding preparation.
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