Gilford cottage rental - North Point Little Camp
North Point Little Camp
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps9
  • 1 Bathroom
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Camp w/Dock and decks, 3 Bedrooms including very large loft, 1 Bath (Sleeps 9)

Little Camp Island on Lake Winnipesaukee is located south of Bear Island and North of the Forties. Accessed only by boat. Very private. Island contains only two other camps which are not visible. Large private dock and mooring.

Camp built in 1963 and faces north toward White Mountains. Enjoy both sun rises and sets. Sun greets you each morning as it rises over the east beach and across the 'broads.' Moon comes up in the same place. Sun sets to the west while you enjoy your dinner on very large deck. Does not get any more beautiful and romantic than this vacation gem.

On site toys include canoe, 13' sun-fish and badminton. Bedrooms comprised of master, guest (both with double beds) and very large loft with 3 single beds and 1 double bed (five boys grew up in the house). North point beach includes a fire pit surrounded with a deck for outdoor sleeping and marshmallow cooking under the stars. Wild blue berries in August great for pancakes and muffins. Pictures are worth a thousand words

Clearest Water On Lake Winnipesaukee On : You have found the seclusion and a change in the pace of life you need for the perfect vacation! This is the prettiest place on Lake Winnipesaukee and your family will not want to leave. It is private and the water is the cleanest on the lake as Little Camp boarders the 'Broads' which keeps the water clear. There is no gross milfoil which is prevalent on the main land! The evening melancholy calls of the loons across the lake is a symphony like no other. Because of its remoteness it does lack some modern conveniences which adds to the change of pace; for example a generator for pumping water and for limited house use (bathroom lights, a few sockets for a hair dryer, help light path to dock...), No A/C (camp is very open to cool lake breezes and the lake temperature is refreshing) kerosene lamps (though the days long,) fire place for heat, no TV and is accessed boat. Solar array powers fans in the bedrooms as well as provides 12 volt receptacles for recharging cell phones and other electronic devices. For our families, it has always been a place for fun and togetherness without the distractions of modern life.

On Site Inspections: On site inspections are welcome. If you are planning on being out on the lake please give us a call with a rough estimate of the time frame and we will arrange to meet you at your convenience.

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2 Reviews of Property 243900 in Gilford, New Hampshire

Tranquility On Little Camp Island Lake Winnipesaukee
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Tranquility On Little Camp Island Lake Winnipesaukee
+1 800 585-2088 15
Gilford Lake Winnipesaukee Area

Perfect location and lots to do

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
Our family loved our stay at this rustic camp! There are views of the lake from every angle - very exciting to watch storms cross the lake. We swam, fished, sailed, canoed, explored the lake with our boat and read a ton of books. The only draw back is that it is located in a spot that is very busy with boats on the weekends. I would recommend it to people / families who love to be on the water and who are used to car camping. The camp furniture / interior is not luxurious and could be cramped and uncomfortable after a few days of rain, but we loved it!
Owner's Response: Furnishings: The summer cottage is only for summer use. As a long time island residence we avoid any plush furnishings that will absorb dampness and become musty. As a result, everything possible is as mildew proof as possible with furnishings that active campers in damp bathing suits can't harm.

Boat Traffic: Little Camp is located in the middle of Lake Winnipesaukee and is not located in any boating corridor. There is no island more remote on this big Lake. The only boat traffic one can count on are the daily tour boats, the Sophie C. (mail boat which stops on the islands) and Doris C., which pass by on their routes twice a day. While there are areas of the Lake that are too busy, like Paugus, Meredith and Alton Bays, Glendale and Center Harbors as well as the Weirs, we can assure our guests this is not the case here and that there is only the normal level of activity from neighboring islanders and vacationers.

You will feel safe while boating by canoe, sailfish or water skiing with your family, even during the peak month of July.
Helpful votes: 1/1
Tranquility On Little Camp Island Lake Winnipesaukee
+1 800 585-2088 15
Gilford Lake Winnipesaukee Area
Ashland, MA

Away From It All!

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
My family, and some friends just finished a wonderful week at this cottage on Little Camp island and we had a fantastic time! The property is uniquely situated on the north tip of the small island (only 2 other homes on the island) to give you nearly 270 degrees of view of the lake, with views from the east side through the broads down to Wolfeboro. The home is rustic, but comfy and well equipped. All the kids slept in the upper loft area. The owners were very helpful and easily accessible to answer questions. We snorkeled around the whole island in crystal clear water, fished, swam, tubed, water-skied, canoed and just hung out on the dock and in the water. The property has a great little campfire deck on the north point with a hammock where we roasted marshmellows and enjoyed the views. The east side beach has some great rocks that you can swim around.

The cottage provides a very cozy, camp-like environment with Karosene lamps for most lighting, but still has ameneties like a hot shower, and fully functional kitchen.

You can only get there by boat and you should take caution when approaching the dock as there are some large rocks. All in all we found it to be an excellent location on the lake for trips to Meredith, Wiers Beach, Wolfeboro, and Alton Bay.

We really enjoyed the slowed down pace of Island living and will definitely plan to come back to the "Camp at Little Camp"!
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Helpful votes: 8/9