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Affordable Lake Side Cottage-Sleeps 7-Private Dock- Beach-Boating

Bedrooms 3
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 7) with Lake view.

Check back for our Short Week Specials-posted as they become available.

Short Weeks are usually 3-5 days mid week and are listed at special rates.


Your free-standing clean cottage is fully equipped and sleeps 7 comfortably in 3 separate bedrooms. Swim off of the dock or take a short walk to the maintained beach with bath house and boat ramp. Another beach is a five minute drive and has a bath house and picnic grove with grills. Excellent fishing-the lake is stocked every year with rainbow and brown trout. Fish found in this lovely 612 acre-40 ft. deep lake include small mouth bass, rainbow and brown trout, pickerel, yellow and white perch, and horn pout. Bird sightings include Loons and a pair of nesting Eagles. Motorboats and jet skis are allowed. We are pet-friendly for those who wish to include their pets in the fun. A golf course is a 15 minute drive away. 5 minutes away there is great kayaking in Franklin where 3 rivers meet. A new park is downtown with easy kayak access. At the nearby Franklin Falls Dam there is canoeing, kayaking and hiking along the Pemigewasset River.

Some nearby attractions are:

Mountain Adventures - Hiking & Climbing

•Mt. Kearsarge

•Mt. Cardigan

•Mt. Monadnock

•Gunstock Mt.

•Mt. Sunapee

•Ragged Mt.

•White Mountains

Trails for Hiking and Biking

•Northern New England Rail Trail

•Winnipesaukee River Trail

•Franklin Falls Recreation Area – numerous dirt trails, free mountain bike area (w/a Black Diamond Trail), hiking, snow shoeing, biking, hunting, canoeing, kayaking, fishing

•Hill Village, Corp of Engineers recreation Area – pheasant hunting, hiking, biking, snow shoeing, sled dog race, bird dog competition, Profile Falls scenic area

Skiing Areas - Alpine and Cross Country

•Ragged Mountain Resort

•Gunstock Mountain Resort

•Waterville Valley Ski Area

•Loon Mountain Ski Area

•Mt. Sunapee

Area Lakes

•Webster Lake

•Newfound Lake

•Lake Winnisquam

•Lake Winnipesaukee

•Squam Lake of On Golden Pond Fame

•Little Squam Lake and other various small lakes and ponds.

The cottage features full kitchen, bath with shower, enclosed screened porch and living area with a cozy wood burning stove. All set in a private wooded area on a small hill overlooking the lake-the new 40' dock is a 2 minute walk down a wooded right-of-way. Plenty of room for parking.We are pet-friendly! If you are looking for affordable family fun or a private getaway that won't break the bank, this may be the vacation rental for you. Crystal clear Webster Lake in NH is only 20 min. to Laconia, with its many attractions, 30 min. to Concord, and 100 mi. from Boston.

Quiet enough to hear the Loons calling!

Destinations & Attractions


•Mt. Washington

•Mt. Washington Auto Road

•Mt. Washington Cog Railway

•Mt. Washington Observatory

•M/S Mount Washington Cruises


•American Classic Arcade Museum

•Wright Museum of WWII History

•Remick Country Doctor Museum and Farm

•New Hampshire Farm Museum Squam Lake Natural Science Center

•New Hampshire Boat Museum

•Castle in the Clouds, Historic Lucknow Estate

•Ski Mountains (Most have summer activities too!)


•King Pine






Keywords: Lake,cabin,serenity,quiet,cottage,peaceful, retreat,wooded setting,hiking, swimming,fishing,country cottage,affordable, vacation,getaway,boating,beach,kayaking,pet-friendly

More Details

Jane Or Beverly
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Calendar last updated:
May 23, 2017

About Jane Or Beverly

License #049497

We offer a quiet, clean and fun accomodation at an affordable price in a beautiful setting. For those with young children the water is very close by but at a safe distance.The kids have plenty of room for outdoor games in the grassy yard.

The cottage is private but not secluded. Shopping, groceries, laundry and restaurants are all close by.

Jane Or Beverly purchased this cottage in 1990

Why Jane Or Beverly chose Lakes Region

The NH Lakes region has much to offer, beautiful scenery,swimming, boating, kayaking and hiking as well as antiquing, sightseeing or just a peaceful place to read that favorite book.

What makes this cottage unique

Relax in a peaceful setting with plenty of space for parking or outdoor games. 3 seperate bedrooms are adjacent to a cozy living and dining area with a wood stove. An enclosed porch overlooks scenic Webster Lake. Your private dock is a short 2 minute walk away. Two beaches are on the Lake, both have bath houses and one has a wooded picnic grove. Shopping and movies are a short drive away as is the water slide and entertainment in The Weirs at Lake Winnipesaukee.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Bev!

Thanks again for the use of your beautiful cottage - we had another great weekend! It was warm -Thank God for fans!- but the weather worked with us for the race & the much needed rain held off just enough!

Thanks again!! Hope you are well - stay cool!!

Lisa and Jay
Jul 2012
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Franklin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1) Roll-away cot available
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Within approx. 35 mins of Loudon Speedway and Weirs Beach which has a water park and drive-in theatre.


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Affordable Lake Side Cottage-Sleeps 7-Private Dock- Beach-Boating
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 26 reviews
Winterport, ME

Laconia Bike Week

  • 5 of 5

We came across this property while looking for a place to stay during bike week that was not directly in the center of the "party." We had such a wonderful time staying at this rental! Jane and Bev were more than accommodating, the cottage was even more beautiful than we had imagined from the listing, and the drive to local amenities was easy. We are so thrilled with our stay that we plan on going back next year for the entire week rather than the four days we stayed this year! Thank you both again! ~Angela P.~

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you again THANK YOU! Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ
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Nice and cozy

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed in Jane's and Bev's cottage for a nice family getaway. The cottage was so cozy and had a nice fire pit for late night smores and conversations. Super short walk to the private dock with a shallow lake that my 3 year old enjoyed. I would definitely recommend staying here and Jane and Bev are auper great and accommodating.


  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable-the wood stove made it cozy. Easy to deal with. Jane was great about accommodating my last minute booking. Area was scenic even in early Spring. Would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raymond, NH

Vacation Bargain

  • 5 of 5

My son, friend and I were pleasantly surprised on how nice this cottage was. The interior was exactly as the photos showed and the bedrooms were more than adequate. The wood stove kept us warm on those cool nights and dried us out after a rainy day of fishing. Our dinner meals were prepared on what looked like a new BBQ and the fully stocked kitchen with gas range had everything we needed to cook side dishes and breakfast. It was very relaxing to sit out on the screened in porch in the evening and look out over the lake. The dock was a bonus for tying up our canoe after fishing in the morning and not having to carry it back down for late afternoon fishing. If an afforable, very clean cottage set in a secluded, quiet location is what you're looking for then I highly recommend trying this one. I certainly will keep this in mind for future vacations.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Marblehead, MA

Grandkids loved cottage and lake

  • 5 of 5

Bev, We feel so fortunate to have found your cottage to rent at the last minute. We usually go to our nephew's house for our summer vacation but it was not available and we luckily found your cottage available for the week we wanted. My grandchildren ages 11, 13 and 14 voted that they want to go back to Webster Lake for our annual get away. We had a great time and the cottage had everything we needed. The lake is crystal clear and was warm as toast. Thanks for renting to us. Hope to come back next year.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Southern nh

A great cottage and lake that I'd love to visit again.

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is the perfect size, well equipped, and is clean and cozy. A great yard to play in, plenty of privacy and activities to do...all around a great place. The owner is courteous and attentive. We would love to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Manchester NH
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
JJ's Pizza Sportsbar
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Mojalaki Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Route 11
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
JJ's Woodfired Pizza, Chefs Pizza
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $20
Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 9.0%

Reservations may be cancelled up to 30 days prior,less a cancellation fee of $50. After 30 days before arrival a reservation is not refundable.

50 percent deposit will hold a reservation. We accept personal checks and credit cards through PayPal. Reservations are paid in advance of arrival.

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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