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Charming rustic summer house on Mt. Monadnock. Sleeps 7-8.

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Jaffrey House Rental Photos and Description

4 bedrooms, 3 baths, sleeps 7.

'Beautiful rustic home (4 bedrooms) nestled in the woods with a private brook, frog pond and miles of hiking trails right out the back door, loved by all who have stayed here. Peace and quiet. The house is open from June 15 through Columbus Day weekend. We accept long weekend rentals after Labor Day.

Monadnock Region: The Covert (pronounced kuhvert, a secluded or hidden place) is close to Monadnock State Park, Pack Monadnock (auto road to summit), Peterborough Players, Monadnock Music, Shattuck Golf Course, Coll's Farm Stand and Sugar House, Rosaly's Garden and Farm Stand, the Friendly Farm (for children), Mariposa Cultural Museum, and several lakes for swimming. There is a lot to do for all members of the family in the beautiful Monadnock region.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Property Manager
Rachel Schwartz, Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 7, 2016

Why Rachel Schwartz, Manager chose Monadnock Region

This house was built by my Grandfather in 1907. It was briefly owned by family friends, and we bought it back in 2000. My Grandfather used boards and beams from a falling down barn, and five different kinds of woods on the property for the floors. We spent our summers here growing up, with a wood, and a kerosene stove, an ice box, and our milk was stored in the spring in front of the house. It's still there.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)

Charming rustic summer house on Mt. Monadnock. Sleeps 7-8.
average rating of 4.7272725 based on 11 reviews

Our weekend was wonder filled

  • 4 of 5

The Covert offered a terrific setting, location for three generations as we traveled to the Mt. Monadnock area for a wedding. The setting, space, and communication with the owners was superb! We enjoyed the warmth of the fireplace, the fall foliage and easy access to a trail up to Monadnock! We hope to return to the Covert and soak up the Serenity that it offers! Thank you Dick and Rachel

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely a perfect place to vacation!

  • 5 of 5

This was our fourth time staying at the Covert over the last 6 years and once again we were completely satisfied. We live in Louisiana but our parents are originally from New Hampshire and therefore the majority of our family lives in that area. We are a family of 6 girls and when we visit we have at least 3 of the six families with us and our dad so we need the space to not only house the troupe we bring but to have plenty of room to entertain as well. The cabin is rustic, hardy and secluded enough that we never disturb anyone with our gatherings. We are usually there for a 2 week period and the Covert has everything we need to feel like we are at home. The family that visits us while we are there always comment on what a perfect set up this is for our needs and how much they enjoy the cabin when they visit. Special thanks to Mr. Richard for checking in on us when we are there and attending to our needs. Looking forward to visiting again next summer!!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ponce Inlet, FL

Just like coming home again

  • 5 of 5

Once again this year everything was perfect and as we expected. The willingness of the owners to treat us as family was once again appreciated.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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cleveland, OH

Absolutely Perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

We have family in Keene, NH and we needed room for 7 for a 4th of July reunion. The Covert fit the bill to a T. The communication for the reservation and during the stay was excellent. The bedrooms were comfortable--lots of windows with a fan made it very nice for sleeping. The kitchen is well equipped--and with 7 of us, the dishwasher was really helpful. The small enclosed porch gave the adults a nice gathering area while the 4 year old tired himself out playing with a beach ball on the large enclosed porch. We had the "cabin in the woods" experience but with comfort & convenience. WiFi kept everyone in touch with the things they needed to handle while away from home, and it was actually wonderful to go without TV for a week. We talked, played games, and made some wonderful memories as a family. Thanks so much!

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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wonderful and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay at this old house. It had everything we needed and was close to our relatives. The owner met us at he home and showed us around. Just a short walk to one of the trails to the top of Mt Monadnock. Just wish we could have stayed longer.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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This was just what we needed!!

  • 5 of 5

This rustic cabin in the woods at the base of Mt. Mondadnock was perfect! The house was clean, well stocked and even had a dishwasher! We only had to bring our groceries. (the store was easy to find) There were 4 bedrooms with comfortable beds and 3 bathrooms and it was just right for 8 people. We had a fire in the fireplace almost continually and then had a bonfire in the open field on our last night and we toasted S'mores. The best part was the quiet woods and the stars. :) We will be back next year when we visit our daughter again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2013
  • Stayed: Oct 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Manchester, NH
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
The Shattuck
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
Thorndike Pond
Car: necessary

Highly rated Shattuck Golf Course and several lakes and ponds are within five miles. Monadnock Music Sunday afternoons and Amos Fortune Forum Friday evenings at Jaffrey Center Meeting House. Contra and square dancing in Jaffrey and surrounding towns throughout the summer. Close to Peterborough. Cheshire County Fair in July and the quite fabulous Pumpkin Festival in October in Keene. Fall foliage in October.

Other Activities: birdwatching

hiking on Mt Monadnock trails

Golf: Shattuck Golf course, Jaffrey NH


Rates & Availability

Jaffrey House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Cancellation Policy: Your reservation is not guaranteed until you sign the lease and return it with the deposit. If you cancel and we are able to re-rent the property, we will refund 100% of what you have paid. If not, we will keep whatever you have paid, with nothing further due.

We ask for half the rent at the time you sign the lease, with the balance due two weeks before arrival, plus a $250.00 refundable security deposit. Once you confirm that you would like to go ahead with a rental, a lease will be sent to you. We request that you sign the lease and return it with the deposit within two weeks. We do not accept credit cards, checks only.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Jaffrey House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , tub
    Bathroom - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 double
    Bedroom - 1 twin/ single , 1 child bed
  • One of the single beds is a cot, suitable for a child but not an adult.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • Binoculars
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
3 full size, 1 twin, 1 cot suitable for child.

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