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Large, family friendly waterfront home on quiet Locke Lake

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Perfect home for a family vacation or a group gathering. Located in the no-wake zone on Locke Lake, this 4000+ sq ft home is just the spot to make memories. Private beachfront with dock and kayaks, multiple decks for al fresco dining. Enjoy a kid friendly bedroom on the first floor along with a living room, 1/2 bath, laundry room, screened in porch and state of the art kitchen. The finished basement comes complete with bunk room that sleeps 9, full bath, pool table, and jukebox. The second floor boasts a huge master bedroom with gas fireplace, separate deck, his and her bathroom en suite and a sauna as well as a second bedroom with private full bath. Saving the best for last, the top floor solarium with a glassed in sitting room and a roof top deck complete with a hot tub for night time star gazing. As part of the community, you will have access to the 2 public pools (life guards from Memorial Day-Labor Day), public beaches, 6 hole golf course and tennis courts. Need to make it a "working" vacation, no problem, we have high speed internet throughout the house for all your computer needs. Less than 20 minutes to Alton Bay and Lake Winnipesaukee, 25 minutes to Gunstock Mountain and 40 minutes to Laconia - home of the NEW pumpkin fest weekend. Even if the weather doesn't corporate, there is still plenty to do. An extensive DVD library is available as well as board games and video games. Fall is also beautiful on the lake, and there is plenty to do in the winter, ski, snowmobile or just enjoy the wood burning fireplace. Make this your home away from home.

Weekly rental only

Off peak, extended stays rates can be negotiable.

Pets, negotiable. Children and families welcome, not handicapped accessible.

$10/night/person charge for more than 12 guests

Linens not included in rental price. $100 additional linen charge

More Details

Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 2, 2018


Barnstead House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Weekly Rentals Only
  • No more than 20 people in the house at any time
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 1 Half Bath
  • First Floor Bathroom - toilet
    Basement Bathroom - shower
    Master Bathroom - shower , His and hers bathroom. 2 sinks/vanities 2 walk in closets
    Queen Room Bath - shower , Private bathroom for queen bedroom
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Sleeps 2. Sauna. Private deck
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Queen bed, private 3/4 bathroom
    Bunk Room - 8 twin/ single , 4 bunk beds and 1 trundle bed
    Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , Bunk Beds with full futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
Linens/bedding provided for $100 extra cleaning fee Price listed is for 14 guests or less. Additional guests up to the maximum 16 allowed will be an additional $25/guest/night


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

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Large, family friendly waterfront home on quiet Locke Lake
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

Loved it

  • 4 of 5

Spent Christmas and New year's with my family in this lovely home. Wonderful lay out! Plenty room for my kids and their friends. They even left us a Christmas tree to decorate! Kitchen well stocked and equipped. Kids loved the basement. It was their man cave. Loved that we could bring our two dogs too. Spent plenty of time playing cards while listening to the surround sound music in the kitchen.

Reasons why I couldn't give it 5 stars: day before arrival, the hot tub broke. Owner reimbursed me some money but it broke my heart. I was so looking forward to sitting in the hot tub on the roof. The only other complaint I have is in regards to snow removal. When we arrived we had to shovel our way to the front door. And I had to call to get the platform area plowed. We would not have had enough parking otherwise. But there plow guy came very soon after calling the owner. If snow removal is expected from renters, I think for this home the owner should have more than one shovel. We had to shovel multiple decks for access to bring our dogs out. And enjoy the view of the lake.

But overall we loved it and would return. Beds are very comfortable and bedding was lovely

Again thank you for sharing your lovely home with us!

  • Submitted: Jan 16, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Vacationing on this lake was so good we bought a house on the lake!

  • 5 of 5

This is an awesome property. From the large house with room for many (and we had 10 grandchildren running around!) to the dock and small beach there was plenty to do. First vacation in quite a while where the only reason we left was to get food! Kitchen is wonderful to work in and easy to serve a crowd between the dining table, the island and the picnic table on the deck. Many evenings spent relaxing in the screened in part of the deck (although honestly there were virtually no mosquitoes!). We brought kayaks and boats and really had a blast. Rent this house for a large is a steal! Oh, and I am not kidding....this lake was so nice we actually bought a house on the lake about 1/2 mile from this property.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We had a great time and thought the place was amazing. There was something for everyone to do.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Our children and grandchildren are already talking about the next time we go back. Loved everything about it.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Enjoyed our stay, lots of entertainment!

  • 4 of 5

So much to like here...kayaking, multiple decks and outdoor areas, little shallow beach area for the kids, dock for fishing, rooftop hot tub, indoor sauna, basement game room with pool table, darts, jukebox and more! Only cons were lack of AC which we knew about, lack of towels (only provided a few), and had a hard time finding things in the kitchen and other minor stuff but obviously nothing that prevented us from having a great time as a family. There was 14 of us and we were comfortable in this house. Lots of rooms to get away for a little if you needed some privacy. Overall we recommend this place if you don't need the AC. It was a little humid and 80s all week and at times we were a hot mess and wish we had it to cool off. Also, owner seems really nice. Communication overall wasn't perfect but was good. Thanks again for the stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

A great home to stay in. All you need and missing sitting on the upper deck with morning coffee overlooking the lake already!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peggy S

  • 5 of 5

Words cannot describe the wonderful Thansgiving & Christmas we had at this beautiful home. We enjoyed the many meals cooked in a very well equipped kitchen,

Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve in the lovely great room with the wood burning fireplace and the days filled with daily walks in the snow around the beautiful lake.. Our family wants to thank you Sherrie for letting us use your house for the holidays.

Happy New Year from our family to yours.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Gunstock Mountain
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Cleaning $150
Property Damage Protection $99
Optional Linen rental $100
Tax Rate 8.0%

Owner'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.