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Rustic Elegance Log Home

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, 1 Half Bath, Sleeps 4

Beautiful, multi-level, post & beam log. This custom-built home ideally accommodates a party of 2 to 4. (Sometimes we can allow up to 6 guests, you must inquire first). This rustic but elegant log home was built with pine trees harvested from the property. Designed and built by hand, you will appreciate the workmanship and unique qualities the house affords. Centrally located so you can enjoy all the White Mountains have to offer!

No smoking anywhere on the premises.

Pets - OK with owner's permission & pet fee.

Our property consists of about five acres, located on a cul de sac with four other houses on the road. Our property is privately situated on a small hill. No other homes can see into our home or vice-versa. Very private! We also have another guest house on the property so please inquire if you have a larger party; otherwise, the guest house may be rented separately.

We have a huge groomed front lawn perfect for pets, kids and it makes a terrific sledding hill. The bonus is the location to the town of Littleton. We are about a 5 min. drive to a full array of shops, restaurants, movie theaters, grocery stores, gas & pharmacy.

In the summer enjoy several public golf courses, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, boating, world-class hiking, & biking. Three ski resorts to choose from (Cannon Mt, Bretton Woods or Loon Mt.), snowshoe, ice fish & ice skate. Enjoy tax-free shopping in downtown Littleton year-around.

Great dining options are available in Littleton and surrounding villages. We will provide you with a list of recommendations.

More Details

Owner
Chris & Susan
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Susan and Chris,



Thank you for sharing your home with us. It was perfect! We enjoyed the

beautiful setting, and your decor just made it so warm and relaxing. We

actually looked forward to getting back to the house at the end of our daily

activities...so much better than a hotel!
Jul 2012
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Amenities

Littleton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Strict Policy - No more than 4 guests. No Smoking anywhere inside or on the property grounds.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Study Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Lower Level Bath - toilet , shower
    Upper Level Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Loft Level Bath - toilet
  • Bathrooms are stocked with towels & toilet paper.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Lower Level BR 1 - 1 king , Tempurpedic King
    Lower level BR2 - 2 twin/ single , Twin Beds
    Loft - 1 queen , Memory Foam Queen
  • The posted price is for a party up to 4 guests. We can accommodate a party up to 6 adults with an additional $50.00 per person, per night. We have another Guest-House available to use in conjunction with this property if you have a party of 8 -10. Please inquire.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at Chris and Susan's. The house is gorgeous, close to Littleton but very private. The interior is beautiful and decorated so lovely. They have everything you might need plus more. It's the first vacation rental by owner that I just wanted to enjoy the home. The master bedroom downstairs has the best mattress. The best sleep we have had in a long time. The Kitchen is so functional for our group of four. Two full bathrooms allowed us to spread out more when getting ready to go out for the day or cleaning up in the evening. Slight view of the mountains.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect get-a-way

  • 5 of 5

Nice home with everything you need for the perfect mountain get-a-way.

  • Submitted: May 14, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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An Amazing Home

  • 5 of 5

We all had a amazing time at Chris and Susan's home. It is very clean and it feels like you are home. The beds are very comfortable too. Everything you need is there was provided. We had a wonderful time. We watched the snow fall from the windows it was a beautiful sight on the trees and mountains. We will go back .

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous Getaway

  • 5 of 5

House is set in a beautiful location, with stunning mountain and valley views. It has an open floor plan, with one large sun room, dining room, living area, and kitchen on the second level. The house features large windows and a second-level deck along one side. We stayed for four days in mid-October, so fall color was at its peak. Kitchen was well-stocked and well organized; the house was spotless upon our arrival. There were several shelves of bath towels and, although not immediately visible as they are at hotels, numerous bath and shower items logically organized.

The area near the house features some of the best hiking, cycling, and scenic drives in New Hampshire. Franconia Notch is a short drive away, as are Loon Mountain and Cannon Mountain. The weather was turning cold, so a morning walk beside Echo Lake was bracing. We had not been to the area for seven years, so a few things were surprising. First, some of the hiking trails are more challenging than we had remembered. Wear good boots. Second, the White Mountain region seems to have been "discovered" since our last visit. Weekend traffic on the Kancamagus Highway was stop-and-go from Lincoln almost all the way to Conway. The parking lots for the popular trails were full; as a result, cars were parked alongside the road on both sides. I suspect that the crowds had something to do with the scarcity of wildlife. A good alternative for animal sightings is to take Route 3 north towards Canada. It's a beautiful drive, scenic and isolated.

The town of Littleton has good restaurants, a movie theatre, and many interesting shops. There is a large grocery store at the edge of town as well as a pharmacy and other retail establishments. The house is quiet and away from any main road, but urban amenities are not far away. We certainly recommend this property and would stay there again. One final note: should there be a skiing or cycling mishap of some sort, Littleton Regional Hospital is just down the road from the house, about a three minute drive away.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home with everything we needed for a perfect get away!

  • 5 of 5

We visited Littleton, N.H for a week of hiking the White Mountains with friends and decided a house fit our needs better than hotel rooms. We were so happy to be in this beautiful home. Susan has thought of everything you could need and was easy to reach if you had any questions or concerns which she addressed immediately. The beds were super comfy after a hard day of hiking! The towels were big , fluffy and plentiful! We were there during peak leaf color and had perfect weather which made sitting out at night and having a campfire so much fun. The house is tucked away from everything so there was no ambient light to interfere with the starry filled night sky! I don't think I've ever seen so many stars! Even though it's tucked away and private it is so close to everything and easy to navigate the area. The house had a big basket full of brochures of things to do in the area which was very helpful too. We enjoyed dinners at the Littleton Dinner, Grille One Eleven and twice at Shilling Brew Company which is next to the covered bridge. Shilling had the best stromboli, wood fire pizza and of course great craft brews! When we visit the area again, this is the house where we would stay, it did not disappoint!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you had a nice time. Chris & I would love to have you back in the future! Thanks for staying in our vacation home!
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5

A comfortable and private place for a get-away!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed twice in this lovely home and look forward to going back. It's close to 93 (so, perfect for a quick day hike somewhere) and the adorable town of Littleton (we recommend the appetizer plate at Schilling). The owners are very responsive and helpful. I have two recommendations: 1) that they put more floor lamps in the living space (especially in the sunroom) for those of us who like to read and need lots of light; and 2) that they put a table on the deck near the grill for eating outside when the weather is nice. Otherwise, this home is perfect!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the suggestions! We'll implement both of those ideas! Glad you enjoyed your stay!
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Map

Nearest Airport
112 Miles
Manchester, NH (MHT)
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
The Oasis
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
Bethlehem or Lisbon
Nearest Train
70 Miles
White River Junction, VT - Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-93
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Several Great Restaurants in Littleton
Nearest Ski
12 Miles
Cannon Mt
Nearest Beach
12 Miles
Echo Lake
Car: necessary

The spectacular White Mountains are an ideal location for your winter & summertime vacations. Attractions: Littleton Main St. Restaurants and Shopping (5 min.), Moore Reservoir or Conn. River (5 min.), Cannon Mtn. & Franconia State Park (15 min.), Flume Gorge (20min.), Whale's Tale Water Park (25 min.), Bretton Woods & Mt. Washington Cog Railway (30 min.), Loon Mtn. (30 min.), Clarks Trading Post (30 min.), Santa's Village (45 mi.), Six Gun City (45 min.), Storyland (45 min.), Burke Mtn. (45 min.), Polar Caves (45 min.), Mt. Washington Auto Road (1 hour), Conway Scenic Railroad (1 hour),. Great dining options are available in Littleton and surrounding villages. We will provide you with a list of recommendations. In the summer enjoy several public golf courses, canoeing, fishing, boating, hiking, & biking. In the winter, you can snowmobile, ski, snowboard, snowshoe, ice fish, & ice skate. Enjoy tax-free shopping in downtown Littleton year-around.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Pet Fee $75
Damage Insurance $59

Cancellation Policy: 100% refund before 30 days of your arrival date. No refund within 30 days of your arrival date, unless we can re-book your stay.

Property accommodates up to 4 guests, we may be able to accommodate up to 6 guests, but only with prior approval and with a $50.00 per guest fee, per night.

Pet Policy: Most pets are welcome, but only with prior approval from the owner. You must clean up after your pet (scoop the poop and clean up dog hair). We prefer if your pet stays off the furniture and beds. $75.00 pet fee will be assessed.

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.