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Historic Lakefront Home/Retreat and One Bdrm Apt

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Last updated: 07/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property 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, Peter Blos, and Robert Lynd. Owner's family in residence since 1921. Private and peaceful setting.

House ideal for family reunions, group gatherings, etc. (Not suitable for bachelor parties or wedding receptions or other events involving night time revelry.) 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.

Option to rent the one bedroom apartment that is year round--ask for details.

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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Why VRBO

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

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
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall
Sep 1 - Sep 30, 2015
3 night min stay
$500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Apartment rate is $125 per night weekday and $135 per night Fri and Sat

Deposit due when mailing signed reservation contract. 50% rental fee due 60 days prior to rental. Balance due 14 days prior to rental.


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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

VRBO #175940

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