|Space||3,400 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||3 - 6 nights|
Welcome to a 'little bit of heaven'. Secluded 3900 sq ft lakefront home nestled on two acres of wooded property. the Grand room is 750 sq ft with cathedral ceilings & 2 story Connecticut Bluestone fireplace, surrounded by windows exposing panoramic views of southern NH countryside. 3000 sq ft deck wraps 50% of house with screened-in porch for rainy days and late nights. Screened in porch and library area.
Footsteps to Forest Lake to enjoy swimming, boating, & fishing in the summer or skating and ice-fishing in the winter. Hiking available just 15 minutes away at Mt Monadnock. Northfield Mountain with 25 miles of groomed trails for x-country skiing, is 15 minutes away. Downhill skiing at Mt Snow VT or Magic Mountain just 45 minutes away. Shopping/antiquing in Keene or Brattleboro. Live the New England life! Boston only 90 miles away for those who need the city lights! Summer weekly rentals periods are from 3:00PM Saturady to the following Saturday at 10:00 AM. October and November rentals can be a minimum of 3 days on up.
Several Comments in our guest book:" We 6 diverse woman enjoyed your beautiful warm home! We only have 'one' complaint - we have to leave!!"
"We walked in this house and were in awe of how beautiful and big it was. Pictures just don't do it justice. . . . what a relaxing vacation".
"Finally the lake has frozen over. . . . we found the trails at Pisgah Park which was a great way to enjoy a family expedition. . . . thanks for sharing your house"
This home is also our summer residence which we choose to rent out a few weeks each summer while we travel and much of the fall/winter. Subsequently the home has all the amenities you will need. We are both retired now and winter in Florida.
Mary Barstow purchased this house in 1983
If you are looking for a quiet, remote location for you family to enjoy swimming, boating or fishing or just relaxing this is a great spot. Plenty of hiking trails in the area too. The fall foliage is spectacular right from your deck.
Idyllic setting. Watched the moon rise over the lake while sitting on the deck outside our bedroom each night. Left the deck door open nightly so we would be awakened by early dawn to watch the mist rising on the lake followed by the sunrise. The house is comfortable and spacious with no "roughing it" required. Active lake in the daytime with courteous boaters and lots of fun for everyone. Quiet and peaceful at night. Heavenly!
My family and I stayed here last summer and it was the perfect vacation getaway. As soon as we walked in, were were blown away by how spacious the home is. Three floors of living space, plus incredible wrap around decks. Everything was very clean, and decor is warm and welcoming.
The sandy beach is ideal. No need to pack up the car to head to the lake - just walk out the back steps! We relaxed on the dock and kayaked around the lake using the owners' boats. Our toddler loved running in and out of the water - very family friendly house.
We also appreciated the tvs and wifi but spent most of our time lounging in the hammock or in the GORGEOUS screened in porch.
The owners were wonderful. Made the rental process so easy and were available via phone during our stay for random questions.
Can't wait to head back this summer! Thanks for a wonderful stay!
I wish we could make this a regular vacation spot. We were in New Hampshire for our son's wedding and this was the perfect place for us and our extended family to gather. The house has LOTS of space. The great room with kitchen, fireplace and views is fabulous. Our sons and their cousins loved the lake and all the activities available.
Summer: canoe, swimming, boating, fishing, hiking. Winter: ice skating, ice fishing, cross country skiing, downhill skiing, snowmobile trails.
A Fall Wonderland.. The Pumpkin Festival in Keene.. world famous Pumkin Festival...Lake Surrounded by mountains of colors in fall.. 20 minutes to Vermont.. featured as a scenic fall route. A haven for writers. Or a gift to relax with open spaces, SUN FILLED ROOMS. Screened in Porch right over the lake front. Granite counter top kitchen double ovens.. open concept, Huge Fire Place. Amazing home.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
Jun 4 2017 - Sep 30 2017
6 night minimum stay
Oct 1 2017 - Dec 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
October 1 through December 5 dates will be availabe for weekly rentals of $2,400.00 or $400 per night for a minimum 3 night stay