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Pawtuckaway Lake Waterfront Rental, Very Private with Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

This house has gorgeous views of Pawtuckaway Lake with its small islands and loons. The shore in the view has almost no houses on it, as it is state park campsites. The waterfront is totally private with about 200 feet of swimmable shore. There is a rowboat and two kayaks for you to enjoy. Also a dock if you would like to have your own boat.

The deck has a huge screened in porch next to it. The fishing is fantastic. The interior is completely pine paneled with open concept living room dining room and kitchen. The living room has a wood stove on a stone hearth. The State Park has hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, and of course swimming available and is very nearby.

This is a hard to find, special place to spend your vacation. Everyone loves it here!!

Keywords: House, Lake, seacoast, private, view

More Details

Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Andrea

Hi! Here I am at the lake and loving it. I have been summering there for many years and can't think of any place I would rather be.

Andrea purchased this house in 1994

Why Andrea chose Merrimack Valley

Southern New Hampshire is a great location as you can do day trips to the ocean, Portsmouth or Boston, the White Mountains and even Maine. But mostly you won't want to leave the lake!

What makes this house unique

The lake is wonderful as it has so many interesting coves and islands to explore. There is lots of wildlife with loons and great blue herons. The fishing is excellent! There are a lot of hiking trails near the house, and the State Park is full of great trails too. The Rock climbing is a major attraction within the State Park and some people go 'bouldering' too. The climb up Pawtuckaway Mountain is a nice short hike with a look out tower on top.


Nottingham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Bunk Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
2 kayaks, rowboat.


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(6 traveler reviews)

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Pawtuckaway Lake Waterfront Rental, Very Private with Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 6 reviews

Beautiful house and great host

  • 5 of 5

This is a great VRBO and we had a wonderful time.

The house is right on Lake Pawtuckaway, which is a beautiful, clear, peaceful lake in southern New Hampshire. The house is on a dead-end gravel road, so there is very little traffic. The road is in very good condition - our minivan had no trouble. The house has a large deck across the whole side of the house facing the lake. The yard slopes down to the water, and there is a good-size beach on the lake. The water is shallow and clear with a sandy bottom. Our 2-year old spend hours throwing pebbles into the water, going in after them, and throwing them back in.

There is also a small dock where we caught some tiny bass and a small bluegill - there is a bait shop on the main road where you can also rent all kinds of equipment.

The house is clean and well maintained. Clearly a much-loved vacation home. Andrea is very friendly and accommodating, and we had no issues at all.

Thanks for a great stay, this will be our first choice if we return to the area!

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful views from deck, screened porch, and living room

  • 5 of 5

As soon as you open the door , you are awe struck by the beautiful view of the lake and the islands in it. The living room has lots of seating for larger get-togethers. The master bedroom is roomy and is right off the screened porch. The kitchen is well stocked and includes a dishwasher.

The beach area is a great place to launch a kayak or swim.

I would have like a washing machine, because I wanted to switch guests half way through.

There is no air conditioner, but there are fans and that was enough.

We enjoyed watching all the boat activity over Labor Day Weekend including water skiers and paddleboarders. After the weekend, it was serene.

This is a great lake for kayaking.

We were glad we didn't take our sportscar in on the dirt road. It was okay for our regular car.

Hannaford's food store is close by, and we recommend The market at the Tuckaway Tavern.

We had a great time and recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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New England


  • 5 of 5

We are already booked for a return in 2015. My wife and I had a blast as did our golden retrievers. Very relaxing.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely house with a fantastic view. My family and I just loved it. The kayacks were great such a good way to get around. House was very cozy and nice wood stove for the cool nights. Screened in porch that was right outside the master bedroom was great. Would recommend this house to anyone. My husband, sons and I had a great week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Westchester County, New York

As advertised and more!

  • 5 of 5

Well kept,comfortable vacation house with all the benefits as described. What's hard to quantify is how relaxing and enjoyable this house is. Lake Pawtuckaway is great - there is lake activity, but not too much. The views are awesome. Morning coffee on the deck is fabulous. The house provides all the amenities for a complete family vacation. We were there for 10 days and didn't want to leave.

Close to NH and Maine ocean beaches, deep sea fishing, antiquing, shopping and, of couse, the State Park. If you're on this site and considering this rental - do it. You'll be very glad you did.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2012
  • Stayed: Aug 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy for sharing your review. It sounds like you had a fantastic time on your vacation.
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Our favorite lake rental.

  • 5 of 5

Spent a week here in 2009. We rent lakehomes each year and this is our favorite lake. The lake is perfect for kayakers with many channels and small islands to explore. The larger area is ideal for motorized boating. The home is clean, well maintained and charming. The accomodations were perfect for the two of us. Had some difficulty finding a memorable restaurant eating experience locally but the Maine coast was reachable for lobster and shopping. It was a great week.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pizza By George
Tuckaway Tavern
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Beach
30 Miles

Pawtuckaway Lake is beautiful for kayaking, motor boating, hiking, fishing, and just seeing nature. The location is ideal here as it's only about 1/2 an hour to Hampton Beach and Portsmouth, on the ocean. Boston is less than an hour away and so is Maine. There is a mountain to climb in Pawtuckaway State Park with a look out tower on top, which is a nice way to spend part of your day. The White Mountains are just over an hour away too!!!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $1,500

Rates are subject to change until confirmed.Rental Agreement
Check in time is 2 PM
Check out time is 10 AM
You need to bring your own linens and towels. There is a queen size bed, a full (or double), and a set of bunk beds.
Trash must be taken with you. There is a permit for the recycling center in the guest book if needed.
Please leave the door unlocked and the key on the kitchen counter.

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.