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Awesome 2 Bedroom, Sandy Beach, Mountain Views

5 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights

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Minimum Stay
7 nights


Gilmanton Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Beautiful waters-edge cottage located on gorgeous, Manning Lake in Gilmantion. With 270-degree mountain views, sunrises and sunsets are sure to take your breath away. Large wrap-around 2-sided deck facing waterfront on both sides plus a large waters-edge deck overhanging the lake. Umbrellas and lawn-chairs are provided. Activities include fishing, boating, hiking, etc. This is a one-of-a kind vacation getaway. Reserve your weeks soon

  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Susan Youssef Or Fouad Youssef
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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June 15, 2016
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based on 5 traveler reviews

Awesome 2 Bedroom, Sandy Beach, Mountain Views
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews


  • 4 of 5

Stayed at this perfect getaway for the holiday week and had a wonderful time. Loved the peace and quiet. First time staying at Manning Lake and loved how quiet the lake was at night. Would love to come back!!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at this quaint and private cottage and cannot say enough wonderful things about it! The lake is amazingly clean and beautiful! We enjoyed swimming, fishing, kayaking and paddle boating while taking in the splendid views of the mountains and watching the loons swim nearby. We felt safe in the area while walking our dog and bike riding. The owners are equally wonderful and we felt a genuine welcome to their home. We cannot wait to return in the near future and are grateful for the opportunity to have spent time at this little hidden gem of a cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Reading, MA

Little Piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

Me and my two children (ages 5 & 7) stayed here in July 2010 while my husband was deployed to Afghanistan. The Youssef's were so accomodating & kind. The cottage is absolutely adorable, cozy and comfortable, we walked in on Saturday and immediately felt at home.

Susan allowed for me to bring my dog so I felt safer without my husband, every morning we walked up and down the quiet dirt road and just enjoyed the quiet and scenery.

The private beach is a huge plus for the kids. It was clean and well maintained. The weather that week was very hot and perfect, so we all spent all day in the lake swimming.

It is now December and the kids are still talking about the week at the cottage and what a great time we had.

We will definetly be back summer 2011, with my husband this time :)


  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milford, NH


  • 5 of 5

Our family was here August 2010. We immediately felt a "home away from home" feeling. Very quiet and relaxing with 2 loons singing in the morning and early evening. Great sunrise and sunsets. Perfect for our grandchildren with a nice private beach area. The decks were perfect for morning coffee and meals. We highly recommend this place. Owners were extremely helpful and the Tanger Outlets in Tilton is less than 1/2 hour away for a rainy day! A big thank you to the Youssefs!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dedham, MA

Siimply Georgous!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed last summer at the cottage. It was just beautiful. The view and just having your own piece of beach is fantastic. I would highly recommend this cottage to everyone. The round second deck is an added bonus overlooking the water. The cottage is cozy, clean and neat. The pictures are very accurate. The owners are the nicest people, very friendly and accommodating. We even had our own pet ducks for the week! Just a short drive from Boston, 2 hours too! I have been looking forward to coming back since the day I got back home last year!


Dedham, MA

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2008
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Car: necessary

Fishing, hiking, boating, swimming, shopping. Lakes Region Attractions such as boat tours, Mount Washington attractions, Weirs attractions, scenic railroad, area Jet-Ski & Power Boat Rentals.


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Gilmanton Cottage Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
September & October
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

Personal linens and towels to be supplied by guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Gilmanton Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 Twin, Bunk Beds
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Water toys; fishing gear; life jackets; boat; dock; raft.

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