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Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

DISCOUNT for LEO, Firefighter, EMT, Military

4 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Lake Winnipesaukee Area House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-10)

This is a quiet, semi-secluded 3-bedroom home on a dead-end road. Queen bed in 2nd floor master bedroom, double bed in 1st floor master bedroom. 4 single beds in the 2nd floor 'kids' room.

Plus, a carpeted loft that overlooks the living room suitable for sleeping. There are also 2 couches (1 is a fold-down futon) in the basement rec room (which includes a pool table/ping pong table).

We have kayaks, canoe, and a rowboat for renters. We are on crystal-clear Sunset Lake which is 5 minutes up in the mountains from Alton Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee. Flat screen TV with expanded basic cable service, and WiFi provided.

We are thirty minutes from Weirs Beach and Laconia (Bike Week) and about the same from Loudon (NASCAR).

Discount to law enforcement, firefighters, EMTs, active military (with proper ID).

Keywords: secluded home

  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Glenn (Owner)
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english

About Glenn

Our home was built in 1988. We co-own with family and there are eight kids between us (with some grandkids, as well now). There is plenty of room for all and lots of fun, especially in Summer.

One of the owners is retired law enforcement (39 years) so we like to give a price break to anyone involved in hazardous duty jobs, including active and retired military.

Glenn purchased this house in 1988

Why Glenn chose Lake Winnipesaukee Area

We love our secluded 1.5 acre+ lot with over 200' of waterfront privacy. At night, the loons are heard quite clearly.

What makes this house unique

Quiet lake, even in summer. NOT a lot of boat traffic on Sunset Lake. There is NO public boat-launch area on the lake, and there is NO launching of powerboats from the 19 properties in our neighborhood.


based on 4 traveler reviews

DISCOUNT for LEO, Firefighter, EMT, Military
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Carlisle, PA/US

Another Great Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Once again, we had a great time on Sunset Lake. Lots of fun in the sun, cute moments with kids and cousins. Weather was great, and the house was very cool at night, even without a/c. The back roads around the lake are perfect for running. Dogs loved running around in the woods. Lots of opportunities for daytrips and excursions to nearby attractions. Weirs Beach, Wolfboro, Storyland, etc. Found some great little spots for dining and shopping. I highly recommend "The Rusty Moose" diner in Alton Bay, by the way (located over near the Hannaford's grocery store).

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oustsanding vacation experiance

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for sharing your beautiful vacation cottage. We wre very satisfied with our stay and we have nothing but positive comments about this property. The owners were excellent to work with and very accommodating. There was ample space to satisfy a large family and a very quiet, secluded atmosphere to relax and enjoy the beautiful lake. It was also nice to have a washer and dryer on the property. I will definitely being recommending this home to my friends and family and will return again in the future. Thanks again, Janet…

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Booking has been an amazing experience

  • 5 of 5


We have a wedding at the end of June in Wolfboro so we decided to take a few days extra and combine it

with a family reunion since my brother is heading to Iraq in Sept for a year. If the cottage is as wonderful

as our contact has been with the owner, we are in for a great time. I have never had such a great experience booking an place as I have with this cottage. The owner is amazing . He is so accommodating and truly cares that my family has the vacation of a life time. I will write a cottage review when our vacation is over. I can wait to go!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 10, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Carlisle, PA/US

A relaxing getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Lots of great memories this past summer. Our 6 month old son loved the water, listening to the loons, watching sailboats, and going for walks around the lake. It was an awesome sensory experience for him. We loved every minute. We didn't really feel the need to go anywhere else for the week, and just spent our days lounging, soaking up sun, and enjoying each other's company. It was clean when we arrived, and clean when we left. We haven't been on a real vacation in about 3 years, so this was a perfect way to spend our first summer vacation as a new family.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2010
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Lots to do, especially in summer.


Rates & Availability

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7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

$2,500 week in season. NO partial weeks. $300 discount to qualified renters with hazardous duty/militay I.D.
Season is mid-June to mid-September.

50% due at booking. 50% due two weeks prior to occupancy.

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Lake Winnipesaukee Area House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen size Bed (1), Double Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (4) 2 twin beds plus a trundle in 'kids' room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (2) Couch in basement rec room and futon couch in basement rec room both open up. One double, one queen.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 6 garden chairs
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing

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