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Welcome To Lake Winnipesaukee! Waterfront 5-br Home On Bridged Black Cat Island

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Space 213 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Beautiful 5-BR waterfront home; 100' of lake frontage; lake & mountain views

Relax and unwind at this beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee waterfront home. Set in an absolutely premier Moultonborough NH Location on Black Cat Island. A private and BRIDGED Island, it offers the ultimate in seclusion and privacy, with convenience and accessibility.

This home offers commanding views of the lake, Mount Chocorua, and the Ossipee mountains, gorgeous sunsets, and sunrises, solid 30' deep water dock, gentle sandy bottom, calm and crystal clear water for swimming, and waterfront fire pit for nighttime fun and roasting marshmallows. And bring your binoculars to watch the nesting bald eagles on nearby Blueberry Island!

This well-kept 5-bedroom, 2-bath home has a main level featuring an open concept great room with a large fieldstone fireplace, soaring cathedral ceilings, all glass front, LED Smart TV with sound system, ceiling fan, comfortable dining room, hardwood floors, and new (2015), custom, maple & granite kitchen; all with views of the lake & mountains!

Exposed wood beams with vaulted, knotty-pine ceilings throughout the home.

Walk out to the lake from the lower level, featuring a second living area with a second fieldstone fireplace, LED Smart TV with sound system, foosball table, WIFI, washer and dryer. A/C in lower level only.

Lower level - completely renovated for 2017 !!! featuring a custom bathroom, new living area furniture, beds, windows, doors, & H/W floors.

- Brand New for 2017! - Completely renovated bathroom featuring a custom granite tile shower with rain-head and well-appointed throughout.

Upper level loft - private master bedroom (new king bed - 2017) with vaulted, wood, cathedral ceilings overlooking the lake.

Don't let Fido miss out on the fun!

Dogs welcome with additional fee. Woof Woof!!

Bedrooms:

Lower Level:

BR 1: Queen

BR 2: 2 twins

Main Level:

BR 3: Queen

BR 4: 2 Twins

Upper Level (Master):

BR 5: King

Baths:

Main Level: Full Bath

Lower Level: 3/4 Bath

Come and see why our many repeat guests say: 'We had a wonderful vacation! We'll be back next year!!'

Let the stress melt away and build vacation memories that will last a lifetime!

More Details

Owner
Tom & Paul
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 October, 2017

About Tom & Paul

The lake house was built by Tom and Paul's father when they were only four and two years old. They grew up spending their summers here - boating, waterskiing, swimming, sailing, and Skee-Ball & Air Hockey @ Weirs Beach! Hiking in the spring and fall. Skiing and skating in the winters.

Now the extended family spends as much time at the lake as they can, enjoying every minute of it. (And, yes, "the kids" still play Skee-Ball & Air Hockey!)

Tom & Paul purchased this house in 1971

Why Tom & Paul chose Lake Winnipesaukee Area

This family-owned property has seen four generations pass though its doors. Currently owned by Paul & Tom.

Our families enjoy spending time at the lake and take pride in our home, frequently making improvements in the "off season."

Our new kitchen combined with the updated living and dining areas is the focal point of the interior. While the whole family has worked in the construction industry for decades, Paul, who works for an upscale remodeling company, took it upon himself to create the perfect kitchen to match the existing space.

He spent countless hours designing the layout to maximize space within the challenging footprint as well as blend the materials to match the existing finishes in addition to creating a more modern and functional design.

We hope you enjoy its beauty and functionality as much as we do!

And in 2017, we completely remodeled the lower level, including a new granite bathroom designed by Paul, hardwood floors, new furniture and additional finishes.

What makes this house unique

While this home is spacious and very comfortable, what sets it apart is its location. Black Cat Island is located in Moultonborough, and it is bridged so you can drive your car here. It is calm and secluded on our side of the island, but to the west and south is open water. The water is calm and protected, but crystal clear. Many protected areas of the lake have stagnant water. Many open parts of the lake have heavy wind and boat chop. Our property has the unique combination of clear and calm waters, deep water dock, and shallow swimming, all with beautiful lake and mountain views. It is truly a special place.

As this is our second home, we take pride in keeping the property in the best shape possible. Each off-season we aim to upgrade furniture, rooms, and features, ensuring the most comfortable stay for our guests.

Come spend a week or two and find out for yourself why this vacation home is a Black Cat Beauty!!!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 213 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main floor bath - toilet , bath with shower
    Downstairs bath - toilet , shower enclosure , Renovated -2017 - custom granite tile and rain head shower
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Main floor queen - 1 large double bed
    Main floor twin - 2 single bed
    Master bedroom - 1 extra lg. double bed , Wake up overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee; Privacy in loft area
    Downstairs queen - 1 large double bed , LCD TV in room, newly renovated for 2017 with H/W floors
    Downstairs twin - 2 single bed , Newly renovated for 2017 with H/W floors
  • All bedrooms have an array of pillows, fans for the summer, and blankets and/or down comforters for the cooler months. Master bedroom has a ceiling fan.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
30' deep-water dock; Steps to clear water with sandy bottom; Plenty of space to soak up the sun or chill in the shade!

Reviews

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Welcome To Lake Winnipesaukee! Waterfront 5-br Home On Bridged Black Cat Island
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
5

Perfect Destination for our Staycation

  • 5 of 5

We spent a few days on Black Cat Island in early October and couldn't have asked for a better home. The home itself was clean, beautifully updated and had every amenity for a home away from home. What sold us - and why we will come back - is the location. Tucked away in a little cove, the water traffic was quiet, the water was clear and calm and the fire pit provided excellent evening relaxing. We also took several excursions around the area and were happy that this home provided such easy access to both larger towns on the lake and hiking trails and golf courses. We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Megan! We're so glad you enjoyed the benefits of our sheltered 'bay'. Growing up it was a great place to swim & waterski - sheltered from the wind and boat chop yet large enough hone our waterskiing skills. We look forward to your returning to Black Cat Island. And - Thanks taking the time to write a review.
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5

Peaceful relaxation, thorough enjoyment with family.

  • 5 of 5

It doesn't get much better than this. We launched our 14' boat on arrival at the Center Harbor public ramp and made the 2.5 mile ride to our rental. The home is well cared for and perfectly position on Black Cat Island to enjoy the views. Lake trout and small-mouth bass fishing produced more than two dozen fish in several trips on the boat during our week stay. We were all on the upper deck one morning when we watched 3 whitetail deer make their way across the only auto bridge that gives access to the small island. A bald eagle flew closely in front of home and we saw several others while out fishing. We also enjoyed sitting around the camp-fire by the crystal clear waters edge on into the evenings. Thanks Tom & Paul for a relaxing visit to your home. We hope to make it again in 2018.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul, We're so glad you enjoyed your time on Black Cat Island. Let us know when you'd like to return and keep your fishing skills sharp! Maybe next year you can see a moose as well.
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5

We can't wait to go back!

  • 5 of 5

Tom and Paul were fantastic to correspond with and were helpful and amenable. The house was perfect for our two family stay with friends. One family with 2 kids stayed downstairs and the other upstairs and overall the size and layout was great. The kitchen was stocked with great appliances, dishes and things, and it enabled us to have a very "at home" experience. Beds were comfortable, house was lovely and we absolutely fell in love with Lake Winnipesaukee. We also rented a boat for 2 days and explored the Lake and did too much tubing :) Black Cat Island is perfectly situated and the views were fabulous. Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad your families enjoyed themselves and that you some took time to take in the views. Can't wait to see you back for your next family getaway!
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5

Absolutely delightful.

  • 5 of 5

The location of this property is wonderful.We had such a good time just sitting on the great deck and watching the lake world go by. Plus, it was close enough to other activities--- restaurants, golf courses, stores, etc.---to be convenient. The house itself is gorgeous and the best equipped of any we have rented before. We hope to come again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you enjoyed your week. Can't wait to have you stay with us again!
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5

Wonderful as always. Renovations in the house were amazing, we especially loved the new bathroom

  • 5 of 5

A terrific property beautifully maintained. Can't wait to come back again next year

  • Review Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the renovations! Our intent is to continually improve our already beautiful home. (Kudos to my brother, Paul, for his design & work on the bathroom.) Your week is already on the calendar for next year!
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Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

This is our second year here and we can't wait to come back next year! This house is perfect! Great location! Easy water access! Can't wait to make more memories here next year! Owners are so great and get right back to you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Jacie!!! So glad you and your family are returning for another year!
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Manchester
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lavinia's
Nearest Ferry
5 Miles
Mount Washington
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Waukeewaun
Nearest Motorway
15 Miles
Rte 93
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Canoe
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Gunstock
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Center Harbor
Car: necessary

-- Area rental info (provided as a courtesy not a recommendation):

Canoe, kayak & SUP boards available to rent @ Wild Meadow Canoe & Kayak (5 miles by car)

-- Powerboat rentals:

Shep Browns (10 miles by car; 10 minutes by boat)

Meredith Marina (10 miles by car; 30 minutes by boat)

Channel Marine (15 miles by car; 25 minutes by boat)

-- Dining:

Lago - Great Northern Italian Cucina (10 miles by car; 30 minutes to private boat dock)

Canoe - Contemporary American Kitchen (5 miles by car; 10 minutes by boat w/ short walk -or shuttle- from Center Harbor town docks)

Center Harbor Diner (casual breakfast & lunch; 10 minutes by car)

-- Points of interest & family favorites::

Town of Meredith - quaint shops; fine & casual dining (10 miles; Town docks - 30 minutes by boat)

Town of Wolfeboro - quaint shops; fine & casual dining (25 miles; Town docks - 45 minutes by boat)

Weirs Beach - arcade games (Skee Ball & air hockey), casual dining (15 miles by car; Town dock - 25 minutes by boat)

Squam Lake Natural Science Ctr - Nature/wildlife exhibits (15 miles by car)

Funspot - arcade games (Skee Ball & air hockey), go-karts (12 miles by car)

North Conway - outlet shopping; quaint shops; fine & casual dining; snow skiing (40 miles by car)

Sandwich Fair (seasonal) - (10 miles by car)

-- Hiking:

Red Hill - moderate (5 miles by car)

Rattlesnake Mt - easy (15 miles by car)

Mt Morgan - moderate (15 miles by car)

Belknap Mountain - moderate (25 miles by car)

Castle in the Clouds/Ossipee Mt - moderate (12 minutes by car)

Mt Chocorua - strenuous (25 miles by car)

Mt Lafayette - strenuous (50 miles by car)

Horseback riding - Castle in the Clouds (12 minutes by car)

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Moultonborough, New Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late Fall 2017
12 Oct 2017 - 21 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$412
From
A$539
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$2,726
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter 2018
2 Jan 2018 - 14 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$412
From
A$539
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$2,726
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Presidents' Day 2018
15 Feb 2018 - 23 Feb 2018
3 night minimum stay
A$507
From
A$824
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$3,486
 
 
Bike Week 2018
8 Jun 2018 - 17 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
A$6,972
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Summer
18 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
A$5,705
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2018
8 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
A$5,705
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 5 Sep 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$634
From
A$1,078
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$5,071
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer/Fall Foliage 2018
6 Sep 2018 - 3 Oct 2018
4 night minimum stay
A$507
From
A$602
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
A$3,486
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
A$5,705
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$633.85
Prep & Cleaning Fee A$190.16

Damage deposit to be refunded within 2 weeks of departure.
Cancellations - Refunds gladly provided for cancellations if rental period can be rebooked at equal (or higher) value. A partial refund will be provided if rebooked at a lower price. No refunds for cancellations of periods that cannot be rebooked.

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.
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