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Beautiful Cottage On Winnipesaukee, Newly Remodel Cozy 3 Bedroom & Private Beach

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4 with all the amenities of home, WIFI & Cntrl AC

3 bedroom gorgeous cottage on private 2 acres very quiet, clean and cozy. Great spot to get away for a family vacation and relax.

Located on a two acre private property this 3 bedroom cottage is fully remodeled with vaulted pine ceilings large kitchen with stainless appliances, tile floors. The bathroom features a tiled shower and floors. Living room has 55' LED smart apps TV w/ HDTV & DirecTV with all the premium stations. Blu Ray disc with a Sony surround sound stereo and Bose speakers. The cottage has central air conditioning and heat, wide open floor plan with breakfast bar all top of the line equipment, cookware and dishware.

The master bedroom has a Serta Queen Euro Top bed and the other two bedrooms have new plush full size beds. All new carpets through out. This cottage was fully remodeled in 2014.

Enjoy the large private sandy beach that gets sun all day and has incredible western views with gorgeous sunsets. Dock space is available for boats up to 26', please ask for details.

More Details

Craig Johnson
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Craig Johnson

I have lived locally all my life. There are three cottages I rent out every season. We take pride in our properties and are responsive to any of our renters needs. Since we are local, we deal with our guests directly – from key exchanges, to cleaning, to repairs, and anything in between. All of our properties are fully furnished and have all the amenities of home ....Enjoy your vacation!

Craig Johnson purchased this cottage in 1901

Why Craig Johnson chose Lake Winnipesaukee Area

Clean, cozy and close to everything yet set back and very peaceful and quiet. A true gem of a property.

What makes this cottage unique

Very private and has been in my family since 1901. I take great pride in my property and am constantly upgrading to make this property the best spot you have ever vacationed.


Laconia Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • All new fixtures and shower for your pleasure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , I call this a full bed plush
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • 3 bedrooms one with a plush queen and the other two have plush full beds all new with all new high end linens.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
I do have dock space per request call me for info. Centrally located near all the White Mountain activities and the Lakes Region. Great location to base out of and day trip or just stay and enjoy the property


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Beautiful Cottage On Winnipesaukee, Newly Remodel Cozy 3 Bedroom & Private Beach
average rating of 4.869565 based on 23 reviews
Washington, DC

Another perfect week!

  • 5 of 5

We were back for our second summer! The kids absolutely love the beach, it has diving rocks and a gentle wade in is good for even young kids. Craig provides kayaks and other water gear, so paddled up and down the bay. There are loons in the cove across the water and you can hear them at night. The cabin is perfect for us and we generally cooked our breakfast and lunch there. Craig is very friendly and always ready with good advice on the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jeff, Thank you for your review, it was great having you and your wonderful family stay with us again. We look forward to seeing you again next year.
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Great house and location!

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay! Being right on the lake was perfect for our family, especially our 3 year old son and dog. The beach was beautiful, clean, and private. It was great for kayaking, swimming, and rafting. Being a bit squimish about some lakes was not an issue here! The water was clear and clean and the beach was sandy. We also loved that the cottage was recently updated beautifully. The cottage was close to many things to do in the area if you feel like venturing out. The owner, Craig, was great to work with for our stay. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Katherine hope to see you guy's again soon! -Craig
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Beautiful, warm and welcoming!

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful stay at the cottage! Craig is a great host who is very accommodating and strives to meet all your needs. We had a multi-generational group who really enjoyed the large/comfortable living and dining area of the cottage. There is a grill right outside the cottage that we used each night and an outdoor fireplace where we roasted marshmallows for some-ores. The beach area is beautiful and very private with areas of both shade and sun and is a great spot for a picnic. Our little puppy had his first swim ever! All in all , we had a fantastic week and would highly recommend a stay at this beautiful cottage!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, Thank you for the wonderful review. It was a pleasure meeting you and your family and I look forward to seeing you again soon. I really appreciate how nice you left the cottage. Sincerely, Craig Johnson
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Lake sanctuary away from it all, but close to everything

  • 5 of 5

We vacationed here for a week in August with our 3 year old. The property offered a wide variety of things to do to keep everyone happy, even with bad weather. My husband was super impressed with the tv, gaming system, and surround sound that allowed for "proper" viewing of the olympics during the rainy days. The small shallow beach access was great for kids to splash and swim. Having access to lounge chairs and tables was perfect for impromptu lakeside picnics. There was also a fire pit for smores, though we never got to it. Craig helped us find a boat rental and allowed for dock use. Having beach toys and kayaks was a nice touch. The grocery store was located nearby as well as restaurants and an adorable boat up ice cream shop. The kitchen had everything you might need to cook at home as well as a gas and charcoal grill that we used often. Our favorite places to eat out included Fratello's and Tavern 27. There were bars nearby, but not really our thing. I recommend this rental and hope to come again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Washington, DC

Perfect Week

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a week in late July 2016. The cabin was quite spacious for the four of us and we had no issues. We didn't run into any of the water issues. Our highlight was the beach. The kids loved it. Nice shallow entry, big rocks just offshore for jumping, plenty of shade when you wanted to get out of the sun. We never even made it to the public beach, since the kids liked this much better. Craig provides kayaks which we used to cross the lake. My wife saw a loon in the cove across the bay and you can hear the loons from the beach at night. Huge recommendation for the Naswa Bar down the road.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you next year. Sincerely, -Craig
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Great Stay, Clean.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great stay, arrived to a super clean cottage, might look cozy from the outside, but the kitchen and living room is like a NYC Loft, beautiful kitchen and appliances, TV and surround sound would make you think you're at a movie theater. Owner is on property, but gives enough space that it is a non-factor. I would highly encourage this cottage for families with kids, nice sandy beach, no rocks, no mushy bottom, you can tell the owner takes pride in the property. Super markets, restaurants, coffee, within 2 miles. Would rent again, no questions asked.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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"10 minutes down the road. No lines in and out and great shows. An absolute must."
Cactus Jack's
"Our favorite family restaurant. Always good and excellent service. My families favorite are...."
Shooters Tavern
"Hopping bar with locals. Specialty pizza's are large and good."
"The best Italian around. Always consistently good, large portions and a great atmosphere (us..."
Jon's Roast Beef & Deli
"Great food"
Weirs Beach Lobster Pound -- CLOSED
"Heard good things big bar on the top deck"
Papa Gino's
"Best Pizza around... definitely my families choice hands down. They will deliver to your cot..."
China Graden
"I honestly would rather go to Taipai Osaka located in the Walmart Plaza mile down the road."
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Naswa Beach Bar or Margate Beach Bar
Nearest Ferry
90 Miles
Portland Maine or Boston
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Pheasant Ridge CC
Nearest Train
2 Miles
Weirs Beach Senic Railroad
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
On site
Car: recommended

The Cottage is centrally located to everything. The Seacoast is less than an 11/2 hours away and the mountains are in our backyard. Great restaurants are all around and grocery shopping is a mile away with two supermarkets and now a super Walmart will be opening in December. TJ Maxx is a mile away too as well as Lowes. Great location!


Rates & Availability

Laconia Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2017
Jun 25 2017 - Sep 3 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
Jun 24 2018 - Sep 9 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Pet Fee $70
Damage Insurance $79

All reservations are nonrefundable.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund