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Tim & Carol Roy

Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english

Vacation Home Great Location Close to Storyland and Skiing

40 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Glen House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedroom, 2 Baths, Sleeps 12, 50in Plasma Wii, Large Kitchen Nice Yard & Patio

This rental is a newly renovated 1800's mountain home in the middle of all of the Mount Washington Valley attractions. The property is locate directly across the street from the Red Parka Pub and is walking distance to 3 restaurants, a Supermarket, one block away from the post office and State Liquor Store. Close to Skiing, Storyland and more. Enjoy the charm of a traditional New England home with all the modern comforts and amenities this home offers. 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, All new furniture, beds, linens, Gas Fireplaces in the living room and in the Kitchen for seasonal use. Stainless appliances, new dinner ware, coffeemaker, blender, crock pot, and pots and pans. The living room has a 50in Plasma TV with Cable, DVD player, and a Wii with Wii Sports. Stereo System is set up for the TV and has inputs for you own music source. There is a den with sleeper sofa and a TV with a DVD/VCR combo. Each of the bedrooms are nicely decorated and have new pillow top beds.

Summer Fun: The Property is set up nicely for summer fun. In addition to its excellent location, ¼ of a mile to Storyland, 3 Miles to Attitash Mountain Coaster, Alpine Slide, Water Slides 5 Miles to Cranmore Resort Mountain Coaster, 10 Miles to Wildcat Zip Line and Gondola, 12 miles to Mount Washington Auto Road, 25 Miles to Breton Woods Zip lines 30 Miles to The Cog Railway, Etc. Etc. Etc. Saco River, Hiking, Bicycle Riding, Shopping, Dining all just a stones throw from this wonderful home. Additionally, the large private back yard has a fire pit with seating, a covered patio with gas BBQ grill and dining table and chairs. This house offers plenty of indoor and outdoor comfort.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Tim & Carol Roy (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 40 traveler reviews

Vacation Home Great Location Close to Storyland and Skiing
average rating of 4.85 based on 40 reviews

Nice notalgic house in excellent location

  • 4 of 5

The first thing I have to say is that the location of this place for a vacation with kids is perfect. It's literally a short walk to Story Land and only a few miles from Attitash. It's right in the middle of the attractions of the southeastern part of the White Mountains. There's a grocery store and a restaurant right across the street. You really can't beat the location.

The house itself is a throwback. Cutesy memorabilia from when most people alive today weren't born (a pre-rotary telephone, ads from the 1950s, etc.) adorn the house and there are nice touches like that throughout. The patio is fantastic for grilling and the backyard is peaceful in spite of the house's location on a main road. The rooms are charming, though without a/c, the upstairs rooms were pretty hot even in relatively cool end-of-August NH temperatures (the upstairs rooms are 10-15 degrees warmer than outside and there's no cross-ventilation in any upstairs room) - though every room did come with fans. With highs in the 70s and lows in the 50s when we stayed, we were okay (if a little warm upstairs), but I don't think I'd risk the lack of a/c in July. With 5 queen beds and one sofa-bed, sleeping 12 here is a bit of a stretch, but it's doable. The kitchen appliances, by and large, are very good and the washer and dryer in the basement were nice to have.

For those of us used to 21st century conveniences, some of the idiosyncracies can be a bit annoying. Just to cite some examples: most outlets don't take three-pronged plugs and most lights in the house either are not toggled by wall switches or are operated by switches in counterintuitive places. There are also sharp edges and unexpected drops from room to room in some areas downstairs as well as a lack of a staircase railing that makes this a little less kid-friendly than ideal. Many of the windows are very old and not easy to operate.

All-in-all, I think this is a nice vacation home for up to about 9 people and it's very charming and in an excellent location. Just don't expect all the modern conveniences of a 21st century house.

Regarding attractions nearby, StoryLand was good for both the little kids and older kids (though perhaps not so much teens) and Attitash was amazing for everyone in the family.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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nice stay

  • 5 of 5

very nice, clean and spacious antique house

good location, closed to grocery, story land, white mountain resort, outlets

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Perfect place for families

  • 5 of 5

Tim and Carol have a wonderful home, that is inviting to both children and adults. It is a perfect place for families to stay. It was mentioned before but the back patio is phenomenal. The house was immaculate, everything worked as it should, and we could not beat the location. Everything we wanted to do was close by, including Storyland, which we actually could have walked to. This was a perfect home for multiple families traveling together and we are so grateful to have found it.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mt. Washington Area Base Camp

  • 5 of 5

Had a delightful one-night stay at this clean, charismatic home about that was perfect for our purpose of needing to be close enough to climb the Big Mountain. The outback covered patio is really useful, and the home has many little decorative elements that add a nice local flavor. Could be a bit noisy on a weekend night, with no a/c, but fans helpful and overall would recommend and return without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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comfortable - near all attractions

  • 5 of 5

we had a wonderful time - house was perfect - roomy and decorated lovely - near all attractions - even though it was on a main road very quite back yard - room for grandkids to run around - patio area was beautiful -

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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One of the best places we've stayed!

  • 5 of 5

I will be repeating what past reviewers have said as well as all of the friends and family we welcomed into this home during the stay, "This is the best house EVER!!" We are almost exclusively home renters when we travel, so we have experienced many, many, many rental properties. This by far and away is one of the best. The home is nostalgic in all the best ways, yet upgraded for absolute creature comfort. As my friend said, "The back patio is legit!" Multiple fireplaces, unique touches, fantastic hosts, comfortable beds, impeccably clean. State a compliment and it applies to this house. The pictures do not and could never do this house justice. We are in the area a couple times a year, and we will ALWAYS stay here. THANK YOU!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Red Parka Pub
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
0.01 Miles
US RT 302
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Red Parka Pub
Nearest Ski
3 Miles
Car: recommended

The Property is located Directly across Rt 302 from The Red Parka Pub.


Rates & Availability

Glen House Rental Rates

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vacation week 2016
Dec 25 2016 - Jan 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $400
Tax Rate 9.0%

Memorial Day or Columbus Day weekends have a 3 night minimum

Manager'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.
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Glen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Convertible Bed - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming

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