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Perfect Lake Retreat featured in Yankee Magazine. Newly Renovated in 2015!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths2
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, two half baths, Sleeps 8

This charming cottage with whimsical decor has beautiful lake and mountain views. Lake Wentworth is a quiet 3000 acre lake known for its crystal clear water, sandy bottom and great fishing. The location is private, yet you are only three miles from Wolfeboro, 'The Oldest Summer Resort in America,' and Lake Winnipesaukee. Decorated with antiques and 'shabby chic' style furniture, it was featured in Yankee Magazine's May 2006 magazine. There is a newly renovated kitchen, sun room dining area, and beamed cathedral ceiling and fireplace in the upstairs living room. A large deck with 2 seating areas is close to the water's edge, as well as a new vaulted ceiling screened porch that connects with the master bedroom and kitchen. The new first floor has amazing lake views from every space, all at the edge of the water! A second family room with fireplace, game room, laundry room and two new baths provide lots of space to hang out separately or together! A private dock and swimming raft are steps from the house. The house has four private bedrooms and sleeps 8. In the fall, enjoy the lakefront patio with portable fire pit table, or the two indoor fireplaces. This is not your typical rental- it is perfect for a single family or several couples. PLEASE message me before renting- I will not accept any rental requests made directly on line without communicating with potential renters.

Sabet Stroman
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2018

About Sabet Stroman

We bought this house in 2002, and each year we try to add something new to keep the house fresh. We have loved the process of renovating, and adding new surprises for our repeat guests to find when they arrive each year! We live in Richmond, VA and love our getaway time at the lake. The new renovation is amazing, and gives us lots more spaces to fill with the wonderful NH antique finds!

Sabet Stroman purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Sabet Stroman chose Wolfeboro

We have all of the benefits of the "big lake" with out the crazy boat traffic you now find there. You might go an entire day with only a few boats passing by, and the occasional seaplane landing in front of the house! Our beautiful views, crystal clear water and proximity to Wolfeboro make it a perfect retreat!


Wolfeboro Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom - toilet
    Bathroom - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 7 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom - 1 double
  • Books ...
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Chairs
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Raft
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
1 king, 4 twins, 1 double bed ( lakefront), beamed ceilings, ceiling fans and loads of windows. Amazing screened porch with beamed rafters. Kayaks; hammock; large dock; swimming raft. Portable firepit. Romantic outdoor shower that looks out over the lake. Decor that is straight out of a magazine....


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Perfect Lake Retreat featured in Yankee Magazine. Newly Renovated in 2015!
average rating of 5.0 based on 30 reviews

It really is the perfect lake retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home on quiet Wentworth Lake! The master bedroom with private bath opens out onto the screened-in porch, the perfect place to relax. You can bask in the sun on the deck just off the kitchen, living room and second bedroom, which has a full bath off of it. The lower level offers two more bedrooms opening out to the lake, with a family room and two full baths. Plenty of space for eight adults. There is a little protected area from where you enter the lake. Relax on a float or take the kayaks for a ride. My family has vacationed in Wolfeboro since the early 60's. My four siblings and adult nephew and niece all agreed it is the best house we have ever stayed in. Sabet is wonderful! Thank you for a wonderful week.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! I loved having you enjoy the house for your family get together!
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Perfect Vacation

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful week. The house and location couldn’t have been more perfect. We had enough space to spread out (4 adult children visited for part of week) and then come together for dinner. Lots to do in the area - Sabet’s “book” is full of fabulous recommendations! And the view!!! Beautiful. We were so comfortable - all creature comforts taken care of - including welcome treats! Thanks, Sabet, for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for these kind words! Loved having you enjoy the house this summer!
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Amazing, just book it!

  • 5 of 5

This home is magical, no joke. From the moment we arrived it did NOT feel like a rental, it felt like a warm ,cozy, beautiful, love and light filled home. We have rented countless homes and never had an owner as thoughtful and welcoming as Sabet. It is obvious that she not only cares and loves this home, but she genuinely wants to ensure an outstanding guest experience. Every details is thought of to ensure a wonderful stay. The decor in the home is functional, stylish and comfortable. Everything looked very Pottery Barn mixed with custom cottage chic, vintage touches. The Lake is serene, the fall colors were breathtaking and the home is so wonderful we were happy to spend most of our time there. We kayaked, sat by the fire pit, made delish meals, antiqued and relaxed. Each room in the home has character and plenty of space. The downstairs is a walk out with plenty of light, a large TV, wood burning fireplace and comfy furnishings. Its clear all the previous renters have given the home the respect and care it deserves because everything was in great condition. The downtown is close and offers several dining options and cute shops. This felt less like a rental and more like a "home swap". I am a tough crowd and I HIGHLY recommend this place. Would give it six stars if I could! Thank you Sabet for the lovely stay as well as all your thoughtfulness that made it so welcoming.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, what a lovely review! I'm so glad you enjoyed your fall rental! September and October are my favorite months ( well, maybe after August-so hard to pick!) I hope you'll come back again!
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The pictures do not lie!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home with plenty of space! Lots of room to spread out and still a cozy warm feeling. Modern kitchen fully equipped, cable TV for the kids along with Wifi meant the adults could enjoy the rocking chairs on the deck with a wonderful sunset & bottle of wine! We cannot wait to go back....thank you Sabet!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review. Our renovation last year does give us much more room, and many more views of our gorgeous sunsets!
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The Property was amazing.

  • 5 of 5

To say that this home is charming would be an understatement. From the minute we pulled into the driveway, we were thrilled with the house, the view, and especially the Treats that Sabet left for us. Knowing that the weekend was birthday gift for my husband, she included Birthday hats, plates, napkins and candles. Also, a bottle of our favorite wine and a packed full /Farm bought Apple Pie. The kitchen was wonderful to work in. Having a complete view of the lake from all windows was just perfect. Lake Wentworth is a gem- close to Winnipesaukee, but without crowds. The home is right in Wolfeboro, so it took us only mins. to get in to the center. If you know Wolfeboro you know how special that is. Sabet left us lists of favorite restaurants, and shared little hints about the house to help us navigate. Each room was great- Family room was roomy enough for all 7 of us to gather. But, there were rooms downstairs to find some time for quiet to read or work, or catch the Pat's game on a rainy day. Beds were very comfortable. The house was immaculate. I just can't say enough about how wonderful our stay was. We had two children with us. One is 4 and one is 2, we did move a few items that looked tempting, but the house was very cozy, warm and inviting for each one of us. None of us wanted to leave- that says it all. We cooked in most nights, but did grab lunch at Nolan's Brick Oven Bistro with the kids, and it was just delicious. The Sandwiches were made with Homemade bread and rolls. The waitresses could not have been more friendly. Low key, and fun lunch. We will remember our Columbus day weekend 2016 for a very long time with fond memories.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. I love sharing the house with families, especially when you have a birthday to share! I was glad that I was in for a few days before you so that I could leave a few surprises! I appreciated the baby proofing too because I do have lots of vintage things around that would be tempting as a plaything. Thanks for staying at with us!
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Wonderful home on lake Wentworth in Wolfeboro!

  • 5 of 5

Sabet, the owner of this home, is a wonderful hostess! She left us a perfect arrival basket with ingredients to make a late dinner after a long day of travel, as well as a delicious blueberry pie in the freezer from a local baker. The home is charmingly decorated, clean, well-appointed, and sits on a stunning lake with beautiful fall foliage! We happened to hit some cold weather, but Sabet had left us firewood to huddle around the lovely fireplace and stay warm in the evening.

Our son who is at Brewster Academy was able to spend a couple of days in a real home vs a hotel, which was a great way to enjoy being together! We explored the area, hiked, saw the beautiful fall colors, and even made some home-cooked meals and cookies!

We hope to return on another visit! What a great place to spend time in the lake region!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice comments! This year the foliage was beautiful, and the foliage season really seems to be extending into late October. I was there the last week of October and had quite a show even then. I'm always happy to share a "home away from home" for some of our Brewster families! Good luck to your son- especially during his first winter in New Hampshire!
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Manchester, NH
Car: necessary

This is a great place to relax - but if you want to stay busy there's plenty to do - antiquing, charming shops and restaurants abound; the White Mountains and the coast of Maine are 45 minutes away; or visit all the tourist attractions in Conway. There are 4 golf courses nearby, and trails for hiking and biking. Wolfeboro also does a great job of constantly offering craft fairs, antique boat shows, art shows, etc over the weekends to provide additional activities.

Other Activities: outlet shopping, boat rides on Mt. Washington


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

Long weekends are negotiable and will be considered a month in advance. Long weekends in the summer season are rarely available since we tend to be fully booked then.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund