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Come and enjoy your vacation away from it all!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

3 king-size beds, 1 full bathroom, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 6 adults, 2 children

Situated on one of the most picturesque spots in the Lakes Region, our home rests on the corner of Lovell River and Ossipee Lake, with Mount Washington & Chocorua in full view. A well appointed, gourmet kitchen offers a 5 burner commercial cooktop, 36” pizza oven, microwave, dishwasher and all the small appliances needed to cook up your dream meal. A cup of coffee in hand, your first tough choice of the day--the picnic table by river’s edge or the lounge chairs on the sandy beach. Water sports,

fishing or a day of golf are just minutes away. You can also enjoy meals prepared at local restaurants. End the evenings sitting by the campfire, toasting marshmallows, amazed at the glorious sunsets and sharing moments of the day. As bed time approaches, bathe in the sunken 6 foot whirlpool tub or shower in the surround shower on the first floor. A second floor half bath is also there for your convenience. Ceiling fans and air conditioning allow total comfort.

Nestled on a lakefront in the Ossipee woods, experience two vacations in one. You have the fun and enjoyment of a lake vacation with the water, boating and mountain scenery in the front of the property, and the tranquility of a natural setting on the river side. Wildlife abounds in the rear of the property, with sightings of deer, moose, otters, beavers, loons, ducks, geese, woodpeckers, chipmunks, fireflies, frogs, turtles, eagles and fish. After your day outside, you return to a modern updated home complete with all amenities. Conveniently located, Laconia, Conway, North Conway Outlet stores, Rochester, and Maine are all within 1/2 hour's drive. Enjoy the many local restaurants, or travel to the more populated areas for that special treat, knowing your quiet oasis is waiting for you when you return.

More Details

Owner
Jim
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2017

Amenities

Ossipee House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Beachfront ...
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Tiled Stove
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
  • First floor bath has a luxurious sunken 6' whirlpool tub, separate multi head surround shower with rain head, adjustable shower head, and adjustable body sprays. Sink is fitted into tree trunk. Second floor is a 1/2 bath. Both baths are finished using elegant fixtures, with a rustic flare, utilizing nature's offerings. Stone, tree bark, and beautiful tile work throughout. Outside shower features a multi-head natural experience with three overhead rainshower heads, body jets, and hand held spray that seconds as a small child shower. All heads are built into a tree, with moss, birch branches and nature accompanying you. Shower overlooking woods and river.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • All bedrooms have water and mountain views. Bedroom 1 on first floor with 8 foot walk out slider, Bedroom 2 on second floor overlooking Lovell River. Bedroom 3 overlooking lake. All bedrooms have premium king size bedding, comfy pillows, and linen sheets. Top floor offers very high quality and comfortable twin size pull out beds, with linens and pillows.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Comfort, relaxation, and enjoyment are our goals. The bedding is premium and you will sleep on high end linens.We offer a massage chair in the first floor living room, 6 Lounge Chairs, 4 Garden chairs for your outside comfort. We also have available for your use a single rowing skull, and 2 single kayaks. We are also offering a high end washer and dryer on the first floor, 'Why should you return home with more work to do? Wash your vacation clothes while viewing nature out of the panoramic windows'

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Come and enjoy your vacation away from it all!
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews
Dighton, MA
5

An exceptional property

  • 5 of 5

We couldn't be more thrilled with our week at Jim Lamm's immaculate lake house. Not only was the setting as peaceful and pleasant as advertised -- we enjoyed the stunning mountain views, private sandy beach (very fun for our one-year-old), crystal-clear water, and safe kayaking along the river -- but the house itself is impeccably clean (the owner runs a cleaning company, and it shows), bright, spacious, climate-controlled, charmingly decorated with rustic touches throughout, and luxuriously equipped.

A typical day for us: wake up with the sun, have coffee on the covered patio, go out on the completely still water for an early-morning kayak; lunch in one of the nearby towns (check out the Tamworth Lyceum, 20 minutes away, or the shopper's paradise Wolfeboro); an afternoon of swimming and sunbathing; dinner in the gourmet kitchen (we made heavy use of the pizza oven); evenings watching the sun set behind the mountains, making a fire, playing cards on the patio, or just sleeping in the comfortable, air-conditioned bedrooms. (It was quiet enough there that our sensitive toddler could sleep through the night with no problems.)

Special recognition has to go to the showers, both indoor and outdoor (!!), which boast insanely strong pressure, unlimited hot water, and multiple individually controlled heads at complementary angles; I'm not one to rave about plumbing but this was just incredible. All the infrastructural details of this house are fully thought-out, from dimmers on the overhead lights to foot-washing stations outside, with storage everywhere. It outclasses every other New England vacation house we've stayed at, by a mile.

Jim was a courteous and friendly host who clearly goes out of his way to make his guests comfortable, and we appreciate it. Do yourself a favor and stay here!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Back for Round 2

  • 5 of 5

If it ain't broke, don't fix it! We came back this year to Jim's terrific waterfront home, the outdoor shower is even more fabulous, so much to do locally to keep kids happy and a perfect place to relax. A new 2 man kayak got a real workout and the lake is as clean and sandy as ever. It's perfect for children as it stays shallow for quite a way out and you can sit on the beach and see the depth of the water, no scary sudden drop-offs to worry about. The local restaurants are good there's even decent pizza, we're from NY so you can take that to the bank. There's a decent sized supermarket not too far away and a small but decent market 2 minutes from the house. One of this year's highlights was watching our resident Bald Eagle in the back yard every evening. This property is amazing, you won't be disappointed!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Milford, NH
5

Beautiful home, beautiful views

  • 5 of 5

Our family spent the last week in July at Jim and Sue's beautiful cottage. the cottage location is private and perfect. It has the river on one side and a large expanse of private beach on the lake front. The view from the cottage and the beach, in our opinion is the best on the lake. You can't help but gaze out at the lake and mountains from the cottage or the beach and feel the stress of daily life dissipate. The water is shallow for a fair distance out which is great for floating or for kids to play. The bottom is sandy. To swim you need to wade out a bit, but this was not a problem for us. The cottage itself is well appointed. The message chair was a hit with all. The kitchen has all that one needs. The showers are amazing, especially the private outdoor shower with multiple shower heads coming from all directions. On our stay we enjoyed numerous visits to the back yard from a bald eagle. We saw a beaver, loons, a loon momma and her two babies and a fox. We loved our morning kayaking adventures. The motor traffic on the lake was very light and did not interfere with any chosen activities. We highly recommend this cottage for a stress free, fun and relaxing vacation.

The Birminghams and Spooners

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing!!! 5 Stars

  • 5 of 5

We just stayed at this beautiful lake house last week, and it was amazing! We found all the wonderful things mentioned by past reviewers were absolutely true. Jim was very helpful and friendly. His attention to detail has made this home a very unique place to stay. The location on the lake was perfect, and the home was very clean, comfortable, and well appointed. They provided linens/towels, beach chairs, a fire pit, the kitchen had everything you could ever need including high end appliances, and the beds were extremely comfortable. We very much enjoyed using the kayaks and the massage chair. The outdoor shower was amazing! We highly recommend this lake house. Thank you Jim and Sue!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beyond our Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

I wholeheartedly agree with all the previous reviewers, the home is so well appointed, unique, comfy and in the most amazing spot on the lake! In the past we've rented places requiring us to lug our own linens and towels, beach chairs etc. and eat off mismatched dinnerware and utensils so this home was such a fabulous treat! The only things I can add that I don't think were already mentioned is the complete lack of bugs which was a surprise considering the setting in the woods/on the water. Also, I was never really a "lake person" and I had many friends question me about going to a lake and not the ocean this year. I can assure you this spot has beautiful, clear water, no mysterious, slimy vegetation and you can see your feet! I hope Jim adds a photo of the new outdoor shower, it's out of this world!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Unique Home on Lake Ossipee

  • 5 of 5

We rent a house in the Lakes Region every year. In the past, we got EITHER a great house at an okay location OR an average house at a great location. FINALLY, we got a beautiful, bright, comfortable house at a wonderful location. Jim and Sue have created a very special house with a lot of attention to detail (high end appliances, pizza oven, crisp linens, etc.). The views are beautiful. Kayaking, swimming, fishing are right out the door. We had a great stay and so will you.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
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Map

Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
River's Edge
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Indian Mound Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Spaulding Turnpike Rt 16
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
River's Edge
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
King Pine Resort at Purity Springs
Car: necessary

Our home is located 1 mile from the main road. Traveling through Indian Mound Golf Course. We are 1/2 hour ride from all the major attractions the lakes region has to offer.

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Rates & Availability

Ossipee House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter
Oct 30 2016 - Apr 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,500
 
 
Spring
Apr 2 2017 - Jul 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
$3,250
 
 
Summer
Jul 2 2017 - Sep 10 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$3,950
 
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

475 - 3750
We rent full weeks only in summer season.
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