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Historic 1891 Lodge in the heart of Jackson Village -

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

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

Owner
Chris Garcia
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2017

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 White Mountains

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.

Amenities

Jackson House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Spa
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 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.
Bedrooms:
  • 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
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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Historic 1891 Lodge in the heart of Jackson Village -
average rating of 4.9512196 based on 41 reviews
Brooklyn, NY
5

WE LOVE THIS HOUSE!

  • 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: Oct 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

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: Aug 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: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

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: Aug 2017
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5

It was great! The house was super clean. The family really enjoyed the hot tub.

  • 5 of 5

The house was conveniently close to Jackson Falls. A good time was had by all!!

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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We loved the house.

  • 4 of 5

Since we were there on the very coldest and windiest day of the year ( 0°, with 30 below windchill), we were cold in the house unless we were in front of the propane fireplace. I would have loved a heated towel bar in the bathroom and a down quilt on our bed. We stayed in the house that whole cold and windy day so we love the propane fireplace !

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

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Grant's Supermarket
"Just a 5 minute drive.. Grants has most of what you will need for your stay."
Wentworth Golf
Christmas Farm Inn
"We are next door to the Inn.. In the summer take a stroll over and enjoy their outdoor cabana."
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.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $10 per person per night
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $500

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.