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Historic 1891 Lodge in the heart of Jackson Village -

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

3 BD, 3 Full BA, sleeps 8

Location, Location, Location!! The Thorn Lodge is featured in 'Summer Cottages of New England.' This historic home has been updated and renovated to accommodate vacationers in any season. Large wrap around porch with views and private, new 6 person hot tub. The balcony is off of two bedrooms with beautiful mountain views. You will have the ability to walk to Wentworth Golf, Jackson Falls, or any fine restaurant in Jackson Village. The property has an antique living room with a fireplace. It also features plenty of room for gathering. Walls and ceiling feature original wood paneling. This property is newly renovated, and has a kitchen with full appliances and a sitting area. There are 3 full, updated bathrooms. One bath features the original claw foot tub. The master bedroom has an attached bath with washer and dryer. This home is cozy and peaceful, perfect for a group of friends on a ski trip or for a family vacationing.

Location: Other activities include the following: A variety of golf courses, and the availability of things to do like biking, hiking, fishing, antiquing, cross-country skiing, shopping, and Story land for the little ones within a few miles, makes this the perfect location to keep everyone in the family happy. The village offers a huge variety of restaurants and pubs for your enjoyment. Also offered are the following: Snowmobiling, canoeing, kayaking, waterfalls and scenic views. Nestlenook and Santa's village are also available. Furthermore, Black Mountain., Wildcat, Cranmore, Attitash, and Bretton Woods are other area attractions. Cross country skiing in Jackson center, Great Glen, Bretton Woods and Mt. Washington. Gold courses nearby are Hale's Location, Wentworth, North Conway and Eagle Mountain.

Summer Options: There are a large variety of things to do and see in the White Mountain area. Diana's Baths, Echo Lake and The Ledge are all breath taking. A ride up Mount Washington Auto road is only 8 miles up Rte. 16, Ellis Falls , a gondola ride up Wildcat mountain, golf courses have spectacular views; Hale's location, North Conway, Wentworth, and Eagle Mountain are all a short distance. Biking, hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, any outdoor sport you can imagine is available. The antiquing and shopping is a short drive. Story land for the little ones is 2 miles away. Finish the day off in one of the many restaurants or pubs. A short quiet walk to beautiful Jackson Falls..

Fall Options: It is difficult to match the beauty of fall foliage in The White Mountains. THERE ARE DATES OPEN FALL 2014! CALL FOR A QUOTE TO ENJOY THE SPECTACULAR COLORS THIS YEAR!

Winter Options: Located in the heart of Jackson Village you can cross country ski on one of the trails in the biggest touring centers in New England. Other cross country areas are Great Glen, Bretton Woods, Bartlett and Mt Washington. If downhill skiing is for you, you are a short drive away from Wildcat, Attitash, Cranmore, Bretton Woods and Black Mountain. For a delightful old fashioned evening be sure to go to Nestlenook, 1/4 mile down the street. Sleigh rides and skating in an old fashion Victorian village.

More Details

Chris Garcia
Member since: 2005
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 14, 2018

About Chris Garcia

We are Mike and Chris Garcia, and we live in Central Mass. Like many, through vacationing in the area, we grew to love The Mount Washington area and all that it has to offer in every season. We particularly have always loved Jackson: It is perfectly located for just about anything you are looking to do and it has remained quaint and charming: We have enjoyed renting our home, which we call 'Jackson' for 9 years. it has been and will continue to be our goal to offer a thoroughly relaxing and stress free vacation to all our guests. We strive to make each experience a positive one and through years of experience, we feel that we can anticipate the needs of all vacationers. So, whether you are a couple looking for a winter weekend getaway, a group of woman looking for a couple of nights of fun or a family looking to book your summer vacation, we are confident that you would be thoroughly pleased with this accommodation. We hope you give us a look.

Chris Garcia purchased this house in 2004

Why Chris Garcia chose Jackson

The property is one of those properties that goes on the market and does not stay. it was built in 1891 as a Summer home: It is featured in the book: Summer Cottages of New England. You just don't come across properties like this very often and we felt that we didn't want the opportunity to slip by... so, we took a chance and because of so many great people who have enjoyed staying here for the past 9 years, we are able to maintain it so that it continues to be a place to be enjoyed. Mike and I maintain and clean the property ourselves so that we know that you are arriving to a clean, cozy place that is ready for you to enjoy from the first minute. We supply toiletries, towels and make up the beds with luxury linens. We are available by phone at all times: very accessible for any unique needs that may come up.

What makes this house unique

The unique benefits are the ideal location to Jackson Falls, 3 major golf courses, Storyland ,5 ski mountains and we are in the midst of the well known and meticulously groomed Jackson cross country ski trails. We are 15 minutes to North Conway which has many great Valley Original restaurants and all the shopping you could ask for. If staying in the village of Jackson is your preference, there are plenty of great places to eat in Jackson as well. Unique to the home itself is beauty in it's history and authenticity of the architecture.


Jackson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Village
  • Historic
  • Spa
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom #1 - toilet , shower , Washer/Dryer
    Bathroom #2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom #3 - toilet , shower
  • Enjoy a hot soak in the deep claw foot tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom #1 - 1 queen , Great mountain view and bathroom
    Bedroom #2 - 1 queen , luxury linens in all bedrooms
    Bedroom #3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , all toiletries provided
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Bedrooms #1 and #3 each have private bath and TV. Balcony off of Bedroom #1 and #2 with great Mountain View Tv in all bedrooms
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
2 Queen, 1 double, 1 twin and 1 queen sleep sofa. Surround sound entertainment system. Included are outdoor speakers on large wraparound porch with 6 person hot tub. Firewood, blender, everything you need for a stress free vacation. Just bring your clothes.


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Historic 1891 Lodge in the heart of Jackson Village -
average rating of 4.9534883 based on 43 reviews
Brooklyn, NY


  • 5 of 5

The pictures do not do this house justice. My friends and I stayed here for a weekend at the end of October, and it was absolutely beautiful! The house is wonderfully inviting and the owners make you feel right at home, with every detail covered. The house was very clean, extremely comfortable, fully modernized, and the scenery of the fall foliage was magnificent. The town of Jackson is truly charming, and theres a lot more to do if youre willing to drvie a bit ( the house is equipped with a lot of pamphlets of what to do in the area). The only problem we had was our GPS. Dont listen to it- it'll take you to the wrong house- follow the directions that the owners provide. Overall, this house is amazing and the owners are so nice. I would definitly stay here again- it's like staying with family.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2008
  • Stayed: October 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely loved this home!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect! Every detail is thought of..cozy, comfortable, gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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Quiet, Private, Historic, Accessible and Comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed everything about this beautiful historic rental property! The owners were easy to communicate with and everything was as advertised. The house was very comfortable and well equipped. The location was superb for us, and the icing on the cake was the hot tub! Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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The property is immaculate and very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at this property was very enjoyable. The house is very well organized, the beds and bedding very comfortable and the hot tub is amazing. Also, the grounds are very pretty and private.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Civilized and stylish vacationing near village and mountains

  • 4 of 5

We had seen this historic house on previous visits to Jackson and were happy to have the chance to stay there in August. It's stylishly decorated with a dark wood-paneled livingroom that evokes the Victorian gentility of old White Mountain cottages. Fresh cookies and a bottle of wine met us upon arrival. The best thing about the house was the front porch, where we sat and watched the sunset and the stars. Jackson is the loveliest village in the White Mountains. Great hiking trails are within a ten-minute drive and Jackson Falls is a beautiful place to sit and swim on a summer day. We recommend this house for couples vacationing together or families with older children. The kitchen was small but attractive and workable.

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it, great place for a family!

  • 5 of 5

Six of us stayed at this property including a six year old and two year old and we thought it was perfect. Home was very well appointed and cared for, had everything we needed. Jackson was also a charming little town with good restaurants nearby and playground for the kids. Jackson Falls is beautiful and great for kids, and StoryLand is only a couple miles away. Really enjoyed staying away from the North Conway area, but easy to get to for shopping/restaurants. Highly recommend this house and we hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Route 16 and 302
Car: recommended

Other Activities: Cross Country Skiing

Golf: Located 2 minutes from two beautiful courses: Eagle Mountain Course and Jackson .

Ski: 5-15 minutes from major ski areas across the street from cross country ski trails and a 5 minute walk to Jackson Falls.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Rates are based on 4 person occupancy. Due to the cost of oil, propane and firewood a $25.00 fee applies per person over 4 people for the total stay (not per day, just per person)
Holiday weekends, Christmas week and Feb school vacation week are 375 per night plus tax.

Holiday weekend: 3 night minimum. $375.00 per night.

9% NH room tax
Rates subject to change
$500 refundable security deposit

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.