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Lakes Region Family Farm 300 Acre, Fireplaces, Hot Tub

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Birds' eye view of Sunny Slope Farm

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Last updated: 05/05/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Sunny Slope Farm: lovely 200 year-old four-season family farm with big red barn, big white stable and a full woodshed; pond for fishing or skating; winter sledding hill; hiking or cross-country ski trails past brooks & wild beaver pond; 2 decks & a screened-in porch; furnished with many antiques and fine, comfortable furniture; kitchen is fully equipped and large enough for your cozy family breakfast with a big round pine table, a small woodstove, & some of the purest water in NH.

The dining room has a fireplace, grandmother clock, & table long enough to seat all your cousins for Thanksgiving; the library has many books, a desk, a sleep sofa, French doors & a fireplace; 2 living rooms with piano, 5-CD changer, TV with cable & DVD with small DVD & video libraries; upstairs sitting room with desk for laptop & trundle bed; 2 bathrooms, (upstairs shower, downstairs tub and shower); 2 trundles and a twin in the 'game room’, with a game nook, games, puzzles, & a TV w/VCR for the kids.


Lovely, comfortable family retreat: Bed linens are all cotton, with down or hypo-allergenic pillows & comforters, and the king & queen have feather-beds. There is an abundance of cotton towels, from washcloth to bath. Down & hypo-allergenic comforters, as well as old quilts, cotton blankets, &afghans fill the linen closets.

Other Amenities include: Gas stove; china, silverware, crystal, glasses & mugs, dinner service-ware; fully supplied kitchen; 2 fireplaces, kitchen wood-stove; piano; kitchen porch with outside dining; a kitchen/library deck with picnic table, wrought iron patio furniture, gas grill, 5-6 person hot tub & an outdoor fireplace; hiking-ski trails, hay fields, woodlands, brook; adirondack furniture & a hammock in the yard; fishing pond & a small canoe for use on our own little pond, or on the river or lake.
No smoking inside the house. Cigarettes, pipes & cigars are permitted on the screened-in porch or on the kitchen decks. Handicapped accessible only by arrangement & only on the first floor.

A Lovely Place to get Married: Sunny Slope Farm has seen many a family wedding throughout its long life, and the tradition continues.
There have been small Spring weddings held in the library & large Summer & Autumn weddings held in the fields or on the lawn. In 2006 alone there were 2 weddings in the barn, with the doors thrown wide to views of the hayfield & the apple tree. Last June there was a wedding held in the upper field, with a reception in a tent in the hayfield under a full moon, & during the last three Augusts, weddings with tents & string bands set up on the front lawn.
We do not do wedding planning for you, but we are glad to pass along the information about rentals, caterers, etc, that other couples used.
There is a small extra charge (please see Rates Section) for a wedding or reception held at Sunny Slope Farm, but the folks who've gotten married here have found it much more convenient & less expensive to get married in the place they're staying for a few days (either before, after or both!).

BREAKING NEWS!
We have unexpectedly opened up for reservation
three weekends
in what has otherwise been
a totally booked Summer & Autumn!
Please check the Availability Calendar for the dates
in July, August & October!


Winter is just as much fun as Summer!: There are 5 miles of trails on Sunny Slope perfect for cross-country skiing, snowmobiling or snowshoeing, & 7 pairs of snowshoes of various sizes are waiting in the woodroom for you to try!
The best sledding hill in town is right behind our old red barn, & there are several sleds available if you forget yours! Sleigh rides in the farm's own sleighs are available by prearrangement.
Lake Winnipesaukee, Merrymeeting Lake or River, as well as our own little fishing pond are available for ice skating, ice fishing or even ice sailing, & Alton Bay's annual Winter Festival invents even more ways to enjoy the ice.
Gunstock Ski Area is a 20 minute drive, & Mount Washington, the White Mountains (for climbing, camping, skiing or leaf-peeping) & the Rt. 93 ski resorts are approximately an hour and a half's drive away.
And when you return from your day playing in the snow & on the ice, the fireplaces & hot tub of Sunny Slope will be waiting to warm your bones and welcome you home!

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Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 17

  • Green Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Blue Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Flower Bedroom: 1 double

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  • Art Room: 1 queen

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  • Yellow Sitting Room: 2 twin/ single

    one trudle opens out to 2 twin mattresses...moreless

  • Game Room: 5 twin/ single

    one twin and two trudles open out to 2 twin mattresses each...moreless

  • Library: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Library has a sleep sofa...moreless

  • Flower Bedroom has one double bed; Green Bedroom has one king; Blue Bedroom and Art Bedroom each have a queen; Game Room has two trundles and a twin, for 5 sleepers; Yellow Sitting Room has one trundle, for two sleepers; the Library has a comfortable double sleep sofa; 1 baby crib and 1 roll-away cot also available. There are also beds at the top of the Stable for the adventurous!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Built in 1810, Sunny Slope Farm is our family farm, filled with memories, albums, history and lots of bedrooms: 1 king, 1 queen, 1 double, 1 full, 7 twins (3 of these are trundles, one of which is in the upstairs sitting room; two plus a regular twin are in the 'game room'); 1 sleep sofa in the library. There is also a crib (& gates for the tops of both sets of stairs), and a couple of blow-up mattresses if needed. Fine bedding, lots of comfortable furniture, with space to spread out: watch a DVD with friends or read a book by the fire while the kids watch a video or play games upstairs in the 'game room'; take a long walk, sit by the pond, pick an apple or sit out around the fire ring in the evening; drink the purest water in the state of NH straight out of the faucet; lounge on the deck by the outdoor fireplace and enjoy the views of the orchard from the hot tub....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Bay/Sound
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Whale Watching

Location Type

  • Resort
  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Dialup Access
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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$900/wknd,$1900/wk,$2500/10 nights,$3400/14 nights
THREE NIGHT MINIMUM CHARGE.
Rental rates include up to 8 guests. 
Please Note: Number of days and arrival/dep. times are always negotiable, depending on availability. 

Jan. 2013-May 1, 2014 $900/weekend Friday 5pm - Monday 11am ; $1900/week Friday 5pm - Friday 11am; $2500/ 10 nights Friday 5pm - Monday 11am; $3400/ 2 weeks Friday 5pm - Friday 11am

May 1, 2014-May 2015 $950/weekend Friday 5pm - Monday 11am ; $2100/week Friday 5pm - Friday 11am; $2750/ 10 nights Friday 5pm - Monday 11am; $3600/ 2 weeks Friday 5pm - Friday 11am

Extra guest charge (for more than 8):
$28/person per night, INCLUDING TAX (and, yes, children are people, too!).
Babies under 1 year old are free
$150 cleaning fee

Refundable Security Deposit of $200 (* as well as additional Refundable Security Deposit for Events, please see below) & the 9% NH Rooms & Meals tax are not included in these rates
$100 Refundable Pet Deposit per pet, with an extra cleaning fee of $25 for 2 or more dogs.
THREE NIGHT MINIMUM CHARGE 
There is an Event Fee for events such as large parties, weddings and/or receptions held at Sunny Slope Farm. 
*There is also an additional Refundable Security Deposit of $200.

Charge for Events, Weddings, Receptions & Large Parties:
Sorry! 2013 is entirely booked for events! 
. 
As of May 1, 2014:
$1000 for under 45 guests plus cleaning fee of $250
$1500 for over 45 guests plus cleaning fee of $250

Please Note: 
Due to the insane increase in the cost of heating fuels, in order to be able to make Sunny Slope Farm available to our guests in the winter at all, we will be forced to add a $100 heating surcharge to all our reservations running between November 1st and May 15th. 
We do so wish it weren't so!

Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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Calendar

Last updated: 05/05/2015
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Manchester,NH
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
NH Rt. 28 and NH Rt. 11
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Beach

Car: Recommended

Sunny Slope is an historically recognized farm situated on a country road in the exquisite Lakes Region of N.H., only 5 minutes away from Alton Bay, with its fireworks, ice cream stands and bands in the summer, and ice-fishing villages in the winter.

Alton is located where the Merrymeeting River flows full of salmon from the southern tip of Lake Winnipesaukee, 'the largest fresh water lake in one state's boundaries in the United States.' There are over 200 lakes in the rolling hills of the Lakes Region with swimming, boating, beaching, fishing & ice skating.

Antiquing, fine dining, shopping, theatre, music, scenic drives, hiking, fishing, lake wreck-diving, cross-country skiing & snowmobiling abound within an afternoon's drive or closer. Wolfeboro, NH, 'The Oldest Summer Resort in America,' is 15 minutes away; Portsmouth, 'The oldest Seaport in America,' NH's seacoast,the Maine coast, Shaker Canterbury Village, Loudon Raceway and the state's capitol, Concord are 45 mins. away.

Other Activities: Weddings & Family Reunions

 

Owner info


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Birds' eye view of Sunny Slope Farm

    Birds' eye view of Sunny Slope Farm

  • The Stable, the Front Lawn & the Pond beyond

    The Stable, the Front Lawn & the Pond beyond

  • The Library

    The Library

  • The Kitchen

    The Kitchen

  • Upstairs Yellow Sitting Room (& bedroom)

    Upstairs Yellow Sitting Room (& bedroom)

  • Game Room & the Art Room (bedroom) beyond

    Game Room & the Art Room (bedroom) beyond

  • Decorataions on the Red Barn windows for an Autumn Wedding

    Decorataions on the Red Barn windows for an Autumn Wedding

  • Autumn wedding tent in the hayfield

    Autumn wedding tent in the hayfield

  • Late Spring Wedding in the Red Barn

    Late Spring Wedding in the Red Barn

  • Fae's lovely Sept. wedding (without a tent!) between the hayfield & the orchard

    Fae's lovely Sept. wedding (without a tent!) between the hayfield & the orchard

  • A Friend's Painting of Sunny Slope on a Rainy Spring Day

    A Friend's Painting of Sunny Slope on a Rainy Spring Day

  • Puppies Welcome on the best sledding hill in town!

    Puppies Welcome on the best sledding hill in town!

  • The Blue Bedroom

    The Blue Bedroom

  • The Dining room

    The Dining room

  • Sunny Slope Summer Evening

    Sunny Slope Summer Evening

  • Kitchen deck with hot tub

    Kitchen deck with hot tub

  • September wedding tents on Front Lawn

    September wedding tents on Front Lawn

  • Autumn wedding tent & Red Barn & the view over the valley

    Autumn wedding tent & Red Barn & the view over the valley

  • Autumn Wedding in the Orchard

    Autumn Wedding in the Orchard

  • Leslie & Paul's early November wedding on the front lawn

    Leslie & Paul's early November wedding on the front lawn

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    17
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
    Farmhouse
Owner
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 05/05/2015
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+1 6038757562
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