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Castle Rest - At The Center Of Weirs Beach

Bedrooms 8
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 21 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 21 nights

About the property

Seven Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps Up To 17 People Maximum

If you are a large family or group, looking for a house to rent on Lake Winnipesaukee, we have a delightful, Victorian style house for you!

Downstairs, there are two bedrooms, a living room with a working gas fireplace and work desk, a fully-equipped, eat-in kitchen, a laundry room, and a bathroom with a tub/shower combo. Upstairs, there are five bedrooms, a TV room with frig, microwave and sleep sofa, and two bathrooms (one with a tub/shower combo, one with a shower). There's plenty of parking.

If you just want to take it easy, you can relax on the full, wrap-around porch, or on the garage roof deck. By day, it has an outstanding view of the lake and mountains. In the evening, enjoy the clear night sky while watching the colorful lights of boats out on the lake. On Friday nights, the fireworks are set off right across the street from the house.

The house has an unbeatable location in Weirs Beach. You can walk to everything. Walk across the street to the beautiful public beach and park. Walk down the boardwalk to the docks, where you can take a boat cruise across the lake. Farther down the boardwalk you'll find the railroad station, where you can take a scenic train ride along the lake. There are numerous restaurants and shops within walking distance. For entertainment, an outdoor movie theatre, arcades, bumper car rides and miniature golf are all within walking distance.

Our State of New Hampshire Meals & Rentals Tax Operator's License is #060388.

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Robert Ames
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
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Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
January 8, 2017


4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

Castle Rest - At The Center Of Weirs Beach
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 3 reviews

A home away from home

  • 5 of 5

This house is a beautiful home that we had the joy of staying at for 7 days. The view was amazing every morning waking up sitting on the porch watching the sun rise over the trees and mountains. The house was very convenient for my stay because it is in the middle of everything. Being able to sit on the porch and watch the kids play football on the beach was great. The house has such a home feeling. The property is beautiful and very spacious. The rooms are very big and having a big kitchen so everyone can sit at and eat was very nice. This house had it all. We can not wait to go back next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Castle Rest Review

  • 4 of 5

My family and I recently stayed here and there at both pros and cons to the house:

Pros - It's huge! My extended family and friends were all able to have their own rooms or share a room as the house sleeps 17 people comfortably. We were stuck inside for 2 days due to rainy weather but their was plenty of room to spread out in the house and not be on top of each other and we spent many happy hours playing family games/cards together. The front wraparound porch is awesome. We spent almost all our waking hours here enjoying the beautiful lake view (I recommend bringing binoculars to watch the boats on the lake). The location is central to everything - you can walk to get food, drinks, arcades, shopping and of course, it's right across from the beach.

Cons - The living room furniture is quaint but quite old and needs replacing. We had to keep pulling each other up from the chairs because the stuffing and supports were shot and you sunk so low while sitting your butt practically hit the floor (although all the bed mattresses were quite comfortable). While they keep the house surface cleaned, the floors need a good scrubbing. After an hour of walking barefoot on the floors everyone's feet were black from the dirt so be prepared to walk around the house in flip flops at the very least.

The house appeared as advertised on the site and overall I recommend staying at Castle Rest as the pros outweighed the cons and you really can't beat the view from that porch!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Property, Great Location, Great Time!

  • 5 of 5

Robert was great to deal with and Castle Rest was the perfect spot for us and our friends to enjoy 4th of July week. If we come back to Weirs Beach, we will definitely be staying at Castle Rest again!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Manchester NH
Nearest Ferry
50 Metres
Mount Washington Cruises
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Train
50 Metres
Winnipesaukee Scenic Railroad
Nearest Motorway
50 Metres
Route 3
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Patio Garden Restaurant
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Weirs Beach
Car: recommended

Walk down the sidewalk to the center of the action in Weirs Beach, where there are arcades, bumper car rides, and mini-golf courses. Walk to breakfast, lunch, or dinner. There are several restaurants to choose from, all within easy walking distance.

From July 3rd through Labor Day, there's free entertainment on the boardwalk - fireworks and concerts. In mid-June, Weirs Beach is home to the world famous Laconia Motorcycle Week rally - 3rd largest in the USA with 300,000 in attendance. Other events of significant interest to visitors include NASCAR Cup races in mid July and mid-September at the nearby New Hampshire Motor Speedway, and early August's Soul Fest, a Christian rock festival at the nearby Gunstock recreation area.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Property Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.0%

Deposit Policy:

We require a 50% deposit. If paying by credit card, the full 50% deposit is due at the time of booking. If paying the deposit by check, the deposit may be paid in three monthly installments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Weirs Beach House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Ocean Bathroom - toilet , shower , Upstairs. Access from TV room
    Sky Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs; access from hallway
    Forest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs, access from kitchen
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17
  • Green (Master) Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs
    Blue Bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Downstairs
    TV Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Upstairs TV Room has 2 sofas; 1 converts to a double bed.
    Twins Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Red Bedroom - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Upstairs. Has a bunk bed: a single bed over a double bed.
    Pansy Bedroom - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Wedding (Pink) Bedroom - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Back Bedroom - 1 double , Upstairs - cannot be closed off from TV room
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
The house is great for families with children, as it is equipped with toys, games, dress-up clothing, and a playhouse. It is also great for romance, with its multiple, charming bedrooms, all uniquely decorated; and its Wedding Bedroom, supplied with a closet full of bridal dresses.

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