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Historic Lakefront Home/Retreat

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Last updated: 07/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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, gatherings, wedding party accommodations, 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.

Keywords: House

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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Microwave

              Amenities

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

              Other Amenities

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

                  Entertainment

                  • VCR
                  • Pool Table
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Shared Hot Tub

                  Communications

                  • Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Wireless Internet

                  Outdoor Features

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

                  Location & View

                      • Lakefront

                      Activities

                      • Restaurants
                      • Zoo
                      • Boating
                      • Wildlife Viewing
                      • Cycling
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Swimming
                      • Wind-Surfing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Sailing
                      • Water Skiing
                      • Fishing
                      • Hiking
                       

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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      July and August
                      Jul 1 - Aug 31, 2014
                      7 night min stay
                      $650
                      Fall
                      Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                      3 night min stay
                      $500

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
                      • Tax Rate 9%

                      Notes:

                      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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                      Last updated: 07/24/2014
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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • Lakeside view of house from garden

                        Lakeside view of house from garden

                      • Island seen from beachfront dock

                        Island seen from beachfront dock

                      • Kayaks and canoe

                        Kayaks and canoe

                      • 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

                      • Wildlife Sighting Lake Wetland

                        Wildlife Sighting Lake Wetland

                      • Dock view of lake

                        Dock view of lake

                      • Rowboat

                        Rowboat

                      • Garden and house

                        Garden and house

                      • 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

                      • Night View Lake

                        Night View Lake

                      VRBO #175940

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                      This listing was first published here in 2008.

                      Date last modified - Monday, June 23, 2014

                      $500 - $650 per night (USD)
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                      6 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 18

                      View calendar: Updated 07/24/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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