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Extraordinarily Rare Privacy and Magnificent Views on Beautiful Squam Lake!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Main House 3 bdrms, 2 baths, sleeps 5, Additional Detached Studio sleeps 5.

MAGNIFICENT VIEWS, PEACEFUL & ENERGIZING!

Enjoy the Breathtaking views overlooking Squam Lake, a Tranquil Retreat throughout the year!

The property is situated at the top of Mt. Fayal, bordering the upper trail system of the Squam Lakes Natural Science Center and Rattlesnake Mountain. Bring your boat and tie up at our dock slip, just down at bottom of the hill. There are spectacular views of the lake and the mountains. Many cozy rooms await. Speaking of rooms, the home offers several quaint rooms where Jack B. Rochester penned many of his books, including a New York Times best seller.

The main house sleeps 5, there are 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, kitchen, and great deck. The master bedroom and bath is private and cozy offering wonderful views from the private deck. The 2nd bedroom has a set of twin beds, 3rd bedroom has a full sized bed and comfortable chaise to enjoy a good book.

The large full bath on main floor features a wonderful oversized tub.

Newly featured our beautifully updated roomy cottage which also comfortably sleeps 5. Main floor has a full bed and bath, upstairs a cozy set of twin beds and a queen futon. Photos included on site. (Avail for an extra charge, if requested, or if there 6-10 guests)

For your convenience the main house has a washer, dryer, dishwasher, 2 per person bath, barbeque, and air conditioner in the "master bedroom" only. (most rooms also have ceiling fans but often are not needed). Fully stocked kitchen, dishes, pots and pans, silverware, all bed linens & towels provided for your comfort and convenience.

A beach? Yes, you will have access to the wonderful private expansive Livermore Beach, just a mile down the street (beach toys included).

The home is conveniently located only two hours from Boston or one hour from the Manchester, NH airport.

More Details

Property Manager
owner/property owner
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , Studio
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , en suite master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double bed , studio - downstairs
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Studio - Upstairs
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
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Extraordinarily Rare Privacy and Magnificent Views on Beautiful Squam Lake!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 12 reviews
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Great views, odd spaces, only 2 regular showers

  • 3 of 5

This house is set nice and high with a great view of the lake. One large porch off the main living area and a small one off the master upstairs bedroom have great lake/mountain views. We would have spent more time on them but for the mosquitoes. The main living area is very small given the bed capacity and felt cramped with our group of 6. So is the kitchen. We were attending a wedding and needed an iron and board but there was none. We wanted plenty of bath capacity getting ready for the wedding so were surprised to find only 2 regular showers and a large tub with a handheld sprayer. The lighting switches were confusing. The master shower controls very confusing. The beds were fairly stiff. Master bedroom did not have much of a closet. Good wifi. Was surprised to find we had to take all trash to the dump at the end of our stay, which is an unusual expectation as a renter. I agree it is a very private spot.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home and gorgeous lake views!

  • 5 of 5

The home was wonderful. We got a prompt response with any questions we had and had a great stay. I certainly would recommend and return! Hardest part was just driving up the mountain to get there.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic views!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed with my family (kids ages 1, 4, and 6) and my sister's family (kids ages 15 and 18). The house offered all of the comforts of home plus a breath taking view!

The house has a great location to the lake, marina, food, and markets! We ordered lobster, already steamed from the gas station/market about a half mile away... DELICIOUS!

The owner was fantastic and answered all of my questions!

I will stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderfully accommodating with spectacular view of the lake

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed a wonderful long weekend at the property. The view is spectacular and the home is located in a very private setting with plenty of beds. We didn't get to use the dock but knowing it is available makes the lake very accessible. We had a pleasant, relaxing stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Fantastic!

  • 5 of 5

We found the property to be wonderful! The views of the lake from the house are great. There is a deck from the back downstairs, as well as one up on the 2nd floor in the master bedroom. What a view to wake up to each morning! There is also a small cottage in the back so younger adults or another few folks can stay there. The house was clean and well decorated. It was very comfortable and had all of the amenities of home. The kitchen was very well equipped. The owner was very responsive to emails and any questions. He even allowed us to bring our dog - that was a must this time as we had just lost our 2nd dog due to old age, so our remaining dog was not able to be left home alone.

My parents went with us as well as our daughter and her friend. We enjoyed the lake, the neighbors, and hiking up the hill behind the house. The views were great there too! We were able to put our kayak down at the dock and leave it there for our stay. We grilled outside and enjoyed the TV and internet for short periods. We just enjoyed relaxing. We hiked up Rattlesnake Mt. one day too. There are some awesome views of Squam Lake to be seen there.

I highly recommend this place if you want to relax and enjoy Squam!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 18, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great mix of unplugging and activities

  • 5 of 5

The house is well appointed with plenty of room and great views of Squam Lake. Plenty to do in the area, especially if you enjoy the lake, hiking, etc. The host was extremely helpful and responsive to our questions and

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Manchester
Car: necessary

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Holderness, New Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
25 May 2017 - 10 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
A$2,639
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$31 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
A$440
A$2,639
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add A$31 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$56.59
Property Damage Protection A$124.49
Tax Rate 9.0%

Registered and certified service animals are always welcome with correct documentation.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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