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Quiet Squam Lake Waterfront With Mountain View And Lots Of Water Activities

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Fireplace


About the property

Newly Renovated 2 Bedroom & 1 Bathroom And Plenty Of Loft Space

Walking distance to Holderness Town Center, Library, and Science Center; 124 feet water frontage with a great view of Red Hills in distance; swimming area between two docks and one float.

Newly renovated. Bamboo hard floor throughout; new kitchen with granite counter top; sleep 6;

First floor – living room, full bathroom, master bedroom, laundry room, kitchen and water-facing screened porch.

Loft – second bedroom, open floor space with water view.

Wireless Internet/TV/DVD

Two tandem kayaks, one Sunfish sailboat, one paddle board and one canoe with life jackets are provided with rental. Sailing experience required for use of the sailboat (lessons available at Squam Lake Association).

Linens and towels - please bring your own.

Suitability: pets not allowed, non-smoking only, children welcome

More Details

Jeffrey Zhang
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017


Holderness House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Additional outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft open space - 3 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • library
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • photography
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Quiet Squam Lake Waterfront With Mountain View And Lots Of Water Activities
average rating of 4.857143 based on 7 reviews

Great vacation week on Squam Lake and excellent fishing too!

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay and the cottage was very well maintained and located right on the waterfront. There was plenty of dock space with two docks and the waterfront was great for wading or swimming with stairs that lead right into the water. This is a very convenient location to the small, quaint downtown area and we walked there most mornings for coffee and exceptionally good breakfast sandwiches. Marinas are very close so boat rental was a breeze. Bass fishing was exceptional and this is an absolutely beautiful lake with many large bays. The owner (Jeffrey) was a pleasure to deal with and very accommodating. Would certainly recommend this as a nice "getaway".

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful property,beautiful part of the lake!

  • 5 of 5

Spacious Just enough modern conveniences but still charming so you felt you were at a lake house . The hardwood floors throughout were great everyone loved their beds .We were able to have cookout every night which enabled us to enjoy the splendor of the lake A real charm can't wait to come back. Also loved that we could walk to the general store and museum all an extra plus !

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great week on Squam!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time on Squam Lake this year in this perfectly situated cottage. We have been going to Squam for 8 years and this cottage gave us everything we could ask for. Steps to the water, a view looking right down Big Squam and it was just redone inside. Waking up in the morning and having our coffee on the edge of the lake is a great way to start the day. Judy made it easy to rent the cottage and everything was as it was stated. We will return!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Brian & family, Glad to hear you had a great time on Squam! Thank you for your kindly comments. Coming back every year for 8 years said something about the true beauty of Squam and its surrounding area! We welcome you come visit again! Judy
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Great place on a beautiful lake!

  • 5 of 5

Lot's of sleeping room for guests. Great as a home base for outdoors activities. Less room for hanging in front of the tv or reading, but we were there during the winter when the porch and front yard was was out of commission. Interior is new and very clean. :)

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good stay and enjoyed the fishing trip! :) Thanks for giving us the 5 starts! Come back during the summer time when you can enjoy the waterfront more... Judy
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  • 5 of 5

As overseas visitors, we were a bit nervous that the lake and house wouldn't live up to expectations (and there was the "On Golden Pond" pilgramage element too!). But from the moment we arrived and saw the steps down into the lake, we fell in love. The children spent most of the time in the kayaks, swimming or reading in the swing chair. I spent a fair bit of time toasting myself on the swimming platform, and my husband gave us plenty of video material with his paddle board attempts. We also went to the White Mountains and did the Rattlesnake walk.

The house is comfortable and very well equipped and you are in easy access of the town (and I was delighted that I was able to source my essential daily cappuccino). As another reviewer has said, the owners were very helpful and responsive.

Will always remember the magical still mornings, especially the one when I had the pleasure of being joined by two loons during my swim.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you enjoyed your stay on the Squam! The magical still mornings are my favorite too. Next time, watch the sunrise from the dock, it's gorgeous! Thanks so much for sharing your wonderful experience. Hope you come back visit again.
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  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful house on Squam Lake. Literally right on the water - parents of littles should keep this in mind for safety reasons. The home is spotless. Walking distance to the Nature Center and shopping/boat rental area. We look forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Emily, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. Really glad that you enjoyed your stay at Squam. Looking forward to hearing from you again. Judy
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Rates & Availability

Holderness House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Early Summer
May 27 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
6 night minimum stay
Sep 5 2017 - Oct 22 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

No refund if cancellation is within 60 days of scheduled arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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