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Historic Lakefront Home/Retreat

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Last updated: 12/02/2014
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  • Pets considered:No
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Holderness house description

Historic family summer home built in 1918, on shore of an unusual quiet lake, in Holderness, NH. This home was the meeting place for anthropologists and psychologists, such as Rollo May, Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, Eric Ericson, Peter Blos, and Robert Lynd. Owner's family in residence since 1921. Private and peaceful setting.

House ideal for family reunions, group gatherings, etc. Large dining room, kitchen with two refrigerators and commercial six burner stove. Great room with ‘cathedral ceiling,’ fireplace, pump organ, piano, and overlook balcony. Porch overlooking lake was background for photos in books about Margaret Mead. House and lakefront were background for Life Magazine article in 1959.

Six bedrooms in house with total of 5 Queen Beds, and 5 Twin Beds. Caravan has an additional Queen Bed. Study by lake has two Twins that can be put together. Additional fee for additional guests past total of 14.

Tenting possible on large private island in lake owned by same owner.

Lakeside cabin and caravan both accommodate two persons.

5 acre lot wooded on both sides. Caretakers live on property in adjacent homes.

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 13-18

              Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • kayaks, canoe, sunfish, rowboat, raft, separate gypsy caravan and lake side cabin...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Pool Table
                  • VCR

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Boating
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                      • Lakefront

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Wind-Surfing

                      Dining

                          • Dining Area

                          General

                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Internet
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Parking
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                          • Telephone
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Wood Fireplace
                          • Wood Stove

                          Kitchen

                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Refrigerator

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Boat
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Kayak / Canoe
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Shared Hot Tub
                               

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                              Jun, Sep .. $500/night (3 night minimum)
                              Jul, Aug .. $650/night (7 night minimum)
                              Labor Day Weekend $650/night (minimum 3 nights)
                              

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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 12/02/2014
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                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
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                              Speaks: english

                               

                              Photos

                              • Cloverly Cottage

                                Cloverly Cottage

                              • Beach

                                Beach

                              • Boathouse Camp

                                Boathouse Camp

                              • Porch looking out over gardens to lake

                                Porch looking out over gardens to lake

                              • D Room (dormitory)

                                D Room (dormitory)

                              • A Room, double bed
with bathroom and shower

                                A Room, double bed with bathroom and shower

                              • K Room, two single beds, seen from Great Room

                                K Room, two single beds, seen from Great Room

                              • Kitchenette attached to kitchen on left, other side of counter. 2 fridges.

                                Kitchenette attached to kitchen on left, other side of counter. 2 fridges.

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • Kayaks and canoe

                                Kayaks and canoe

                              • Loons

                                Loons

                              • Wildlife Sighting Lake Wetland

                                Wildlife Sighting Lake Wetland

                              • Island seen from beachfront dock

                                Island seen from beachfront dock

                              • Beach and raft

                                Beach and raft

                              • Gypsy caravan with queen bed

                                Gypsy caravan with queen bed

                              • D Room, dormitory - two double beds, one single bed

                                D Room, dormitory - two double beds, one single bed

                              • M Room, queen bed with bathroom

                                M Room, queen bed with bathroom

                              • Balcony view of great room with piano and organ

                                Balcony view of great room with piano and organ

                              • Great Room fireplace

                                Great Room fireplace

                              • Kitchen

                                Kitchen

                              • Dining Room

                                Dining Room

                              • Sailboat and loon at dawn

                                Sailboat and loon at dawn

                              • Night View Lake

                                Night View Lake

                              • Fall Sunrise

                                Fall Sunrise

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                              6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 18

                              View calendar: Updated 12/02/14
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                              Member since: 2008
                              Speaks: english
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                              • Response rate: 85%
                              • Calendar last updated: 12/02/2014
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