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Log Home in Beautiful Mountain Valley

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms plus loft, 2 bathrooms, sleeps 8

Classic Log Home on 6.5 private, secluded acres. 20 minutes to Loon and Waterville Valley, close to Franconia Notch, 25 minutes to Squam Lake. Gorgeous mountain views, babbling brook, 5 minute walk to 30-foot waterfall. Also, it’s only a 5-minute walk to swimming pond and tennis court. The property borders the White Mountain National Forest. There are two large bedrooms plus a loft. Large country kitchen/living room. Farmer’s porch with hammock. Fireplace in Master Bedroom, wood stove in living room. Mitsubishi mini-split heat pump/ac system, with Monitor heater as backup. Fully furnished with a queen-sized bed in the master bedroom (plus a full sized sleeper-sofa), queen-sized bed in the second bedroom, a double bed futon sofa in the loft plus a chaise lounger that converts to a twin sized bed. Two full bathrooms. Full heated basement. Seasonal rentals considered. Pets considered.

Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 30, 2017


Thornton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom -
    Bathroom -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Barbecue
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
2 queen beds, one full size futon sofa, one twin size futon, one full size convertible sofa.


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Log Home in Beautiful Mountain Valley
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

Amazing NH rental

  • 5 of 5

My family of four and our 2 golden retrievers just spent 3 nights here over February vacation and I can't say enough great things about this house. It is the perfect little log cabin in the most beautiful mountain valley. The house was so warm and inviting and the beds were so comfortable. The house had everything we needed and was very clean. The outside wide open spaces were fantastic for the kids and the dogs to run around with no cares in the world. You are off the beaten path so there is no worries about them running out into cars. We skied 2 days at Bretton Woods which was about 45 minutes away, but we had never skied there and it was worth the extra drive. Loon and Waterville Valley are much closer. David was fantastic to work with, so nice and so responsive to all my emails. Thank you very much for such a wonderful place to stay. We are hoping to return in the summer or fall.


  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the cabin during a record cold spell. The cabin is equipped with multiple heat sources which kept us toasty and comfortable even during wind chills of -30 below. We found everything we needed including a comfortable bed and a well appointed kitchen. The owner was great at communicating and even emailed to check on us and give us directions to a nearby scenic waterfall (frozen solid)! Tons of privacy on the dead end dirt road but close enough to everything you could want for recreation and entertainment. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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bridgewater couple

  • 5 of 5

We were speechless, everything was beyond perfect. Didn't want to leave. Can't wait to go back again.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Providence, RI

Heaven on Earth!!

  • 5 of 5

This log cabin is beautiful and it's location only adds to the experience. This property is amazing. The cabin is on a dead end dirt road surrounded by beautiful woods, wildflowers and wildlife. A short walk from the cabin is a beautiful 30ft waterfall and a clear swimming pond. Everything about this place is incredible! Behind the cabin in the backyard there is a brook. The owner, David, is nice and very helpful. You will never want to leave this beautiful cabin and all it has to offer!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Movie video collection, games, literature. Hiking, cross-country or downhill skiing, 10 minutes to Owl's Nest golf and Jack-o'-lantern golf, or just relax in the hammock with a good book and listen to the babbling brook.


Rates & Availability

Thornton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning $0

$400 - $500/weekend
$1000 - $1400/week
inquire for ski season rental

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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