Colby lake cottage is a classic summer lakeside home on Upper Baker Pond, Orford NH. Experience a New England summer vacation, rural and private, 1200 feet of shoreline and 7 acres of open fields and woodsy areas. Your kitchen is equipped for you to prepare quick meals or gourmet dinners. A gas grill and picnic table are right outside your kitchen door on the deck. Sit on your covered porch with your morning coffee and watch the loons dive for fish. How about a day at the lake. Just 25 steps to the beach and there you are ready to jump in for a morning dip. You’ll have use of kayaks, rowboats, a canoe and a sail boat. How are you at ping pong, horseshoes, or badminton? Play tetherball, and bocce. Toss a football, have a game of catch, throw your dog a ball. You are 35 minutes north of Dartmouth/Hanover NH and it's wealth of cultural activities. Your cottage shares the 7 acres with one other guest cottage and the property manager's cottage. The 7 acres is named Sunset Ranch Camp.
Restaurants, Groceries, Organic, & Farm Stands : The region has many restaurants, from fast food to fine dining. Two in Orford are Ariana's and Peyton Place. Cross the bridge into Fairlee VT and you'll find Leda's Pizza, Whistlestop Cafe, and Bailey's Tavern. A few other popular eating places are, The Perfect Pear and Colintina Exit in Bradford VT. Stella's in Lyme. Mai Thai, Molly's Balloon, and Jesse's Steak Seaford & Tavern in Hanover. For breakfast or lunch try the Fairlee Diner or Plain Jane's in Rumney.
For your groceries, Wings in Fairlee, Hannafords and Super Wal-Mart in Plymouth, Shawnees in Wentworth. Three Co-Ops located in Hanover have excellent organic groceries. Local farm stands are in Orford, Fairlee, Bradford and many other Upper Valley towns.