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Barbara Aichinger

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

Spectacular Luxury Multi-Million Dollar Home

8 Reviews
Sleeps10
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Gilford Estate Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 4.5 baths, Sleeps 10 Waterfront

Now booking for Fall and Christmas Holidays 2016! Gorgeous luxury home on desirable Governor's Island (bridged) on Lake Winnipesaukee. New 4th Bedroom family suite over the 3 car garage. You will love the breathtaking views from every room. The master bedroom is on the main level with a king bed, stunning lake views, and magnificent master bathroom with spacious walk-in shower, spa-like whirlpool tub, and dual granite sinks. There are two bedrooms on the second floor one with a queen bed and one with two twins, and each has its own bathroom. In addition on the second floor is the new Family Suite with a private Queen and two twins and private bath. Relax and experience the comforts of lake style living in the open concept Great Room on the main floor with cathedral ceilings, wood burning fireplace, and large flat screen TV. This room connects to the expansive deck, gourmet kitchen, and lovely dining room that overlooks the lake. A 3 slip dock is just waiting for your boat! Swim in crystal clear water right from the front of this amazing property or walk down 8 houses to the community beach, club house and playground with tennis courts. This excellently appointed home is available for rental in every season and is conveniently located near Gunstock Mountain Resort and other Lakes Region activities. Enjoy all the adventures that Gunstock has to offer, something for every season: Zip Line and Segway tours, aerial treetop course, hiking and mountain biking trails. In addition we are only 2 miles from the famous Weirs Beach. Movie Theater, Grocery stores and restaurants all nearby. Plenty of fun and relaxation for the entire group! There is a 3 car garage for guests to use as well as 2 kayaks and two bicycles. Absolutely no smoking and no pets on the premises. Sorry we do not host weddings!!! This house is a sleep 10 with enough parking for 6 cars. Occupancy limits are strictly enforced. NH R&M License # 057374

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Barbara Aichinger (Owner)
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english

About Barbara Aichinger

We are a family of 5 who have enjoyed the lakes region for over 10 years. We are fortunate enough to own two beautiful homes on Governor's Island and would like to share one of them with you.

Barbara Aichinger purchased this estate in 2010

Why Barbara Aichinger chose Lake Winnipesaukee Area

When Governor's Island was first developed back in the 1920's this property was Lot 9 one of the first ten properties chosen due to its superior location and its breathtaking views. In 2010 this property became the catalyst for the repeal and state wide banning of a zoning ordinance called Involuntary Lot Merging. As such the property has been named LIBERTY HOUSE.

What makes this estate unique

This house was the second house we built on Governor's Island and as engineers we made sure we did everything right the second time! The open floor plan, amazing views and inviting waterfront make this home unforgettable. Everything in this house is brand new. In the wintertime the snow covered lake and clear views are almost startling and the summer time is just paradise.

Come see for yourself!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for a great weekend! All in all, your home and the views are amazing!
Nov 2012
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Reviews

5
based on 8 traveler reviews

Spectacular Luxury Multi-Million Dollar Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews
5

Memorable Holiday Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property with a very well designed house in a spectacular setting overlooking Lake W. While the property is on sale, it's well furnished and supplied with plenty of kitchen ware, perhaps the only wants are a tea kettle and a new coffee maker. Bedding and linens were nice but mattresses will not compare to luxury hotels/condos (in general not available in this area if it's important to you). There are plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms for privacy. It's very close to Gunstock but snow was lacking. However, it's well situated to drive further up North to find snow, which is what the skiers did. Funspot is close by to relive your antique video arcade experience along with bowling and pool. Shopping centers and a movie theater are nearby. Restaurant reservations are a must in the more popular establishments, even in a week where Gunstock was barely operating. Driveway is a bear with snow and ice during a snow storm (just in time to provide beautiful scenery), even with the most meticulous and friendliest plowing service coming to clean up afterwards. Owner is very responsive and easy to work with. Rent is very expensive but the finest things usually are. You will not be disappointed if you are looking for spectacular accommodations for a large gathering in a secluded private location. Summertime would even be more amazing if that's possible. I may just have to make a firsthand comparison.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is in perfect shape with plenty of space and an amazing deck out the back. The views are incredible and it was in a perfect location for boating, fishing, and swimming. The community beach is only a short distance away and offered a sandy beach, playground, and tennis courts.

Made some great memories with the family.

Only downside was not staying for a full week, which I hope to correct next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rhode island
5

Bike week😈

  • 5 of 5

The liberty house was amazing and absolutely gorgous . The house is in immaculate condition with all the convient amenities. Will absolutely book this house again! Thanks again for this wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The views are hard to resist! Glad your group had a good time.
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Massachusetts
5

Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was truly a special stay. The views from the Liberty House are only more magnificent from the deck, or from the dock. Serene setting, and brilliant layout for this newly built property. Most highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much we LOVE being on Lake Winnipesaukee!
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5

Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a fabulous weekend in this beautiful home with the most amazing lake and mountain views. It was very relaxing to sit on the large deck overlooking the water and take in all of the natural beauty surrounding you. The location was perfect, a peaceful island offering scenic walks and community amenities that is close to great restaurants and wonderful gift shops. A little piece of heaven. The listing accurately reflects the properties appearance and many amenities. The house is beautifully decorated and all of the necessities are provided. The spacious home offered bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone providing comfort and privacy for all of us. The kayaks provided peaceful floats on the lake which everyone enjoyed and we all loved sitting around the fireplace for a nightly fire while toasting smores and playing campfire games. The owner is very professional and easy to work with. I would highly recommend this property. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We try to make staying on beautiful Governor's Island a great experience. Come back again!
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Williamstown, NJ
5

Labor Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends enjoyed Labor Day weekend on the lake at Liberty House. The view as we entered the front door and looked out the family room windows to the lake was terrific. My son and I are early risers and we were able to watch the sun rise over the lake that first morning. The house itself was clean and very comfortable, usually we go out for all our meals but we didn't want to leave, needless to say we did a lot of eating in. I want to thank the owners for sharing this home. I saw a saying that went "If you are lucky enough to live in a lake house you are lucky enough". Well I feel lucky to have stayed in this house, It was a great weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes we feel very lucky to own this property! It is truly a slice of paradise.
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Manchester NH
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Weirs Beach
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
MS MT Washington
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Several
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt3/11
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Several
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Gunstock Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Property is Waterfront add'l beach at clubhouse
Car: necessary

This brand new multi-million dollar home is on the 'gold coast' of exclusive Governor's Island. Enjoy everything the New Hampshire Lakes Region has to offer from this conveniently located yet private estate.

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Rates & Availability

Gilford Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/winter
Sep 7 2016 - Jan 4 2017
2 night minimum stay
$800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linens 7 day $305
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 9.0%

No Pets! No Smoking!
Linens included except beach towels
Sorry we do not host Weddings or any gathering over 12 people!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Gilford Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Custom tiled throughout with very large shower for two!
    Second Floor Twin Bedroom - toilet , shower , Private bathroom for this twin bedroom
    Foyer - toilet , Lovely foyer bathroom
    Family Suite Bathroom - toilet , shower , Private to the Family Suite
    Second Floor Queen/Hall - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also hall access. Sink is private from Tub and Toliet.
  • 4.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Second Floor Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Large Closets, waterviews and bathroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , Wall mounted flat screen TV and gas fireplace
    Second Floor Twin Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Garden views, private bath and large closet
    Family Suite - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Queen bed is in enclosed quarters within this large room, tv
    Den - Nice relaxing quiet getaway.
    Loft - Couch, relaxing chair and large flat screen tv
  • Family suite is NEW!!! It has a large room with an enclosed queen bed and two twins in the larger area. Private bath and TV with sitting area. This room is above the 3 car garage.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Governor's Island has hiking trails and a community beach that is a short walk away along with a children's playground and tennis courts.

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