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Private, Quiet, Lake House: Ski Season Rented, June & Aug Available

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House from Lake Sunapee taken from dock near Ring Toss game.

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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Quiet, artistic, interesting, 5 bedroom, 4 bath, traditional Lake House for family vacations or private retreats. Private cove near Sunapee Harbor; 510' of shoreline. Sorry, but we are booked through August 29th; now booking only for September, October, November and ski season 15-16.

Lake Sunapee is 20 feet from the house with views from all rooms except the kitchen and one bedroom which look out to 70' Hemlocks, white pines and hardwoods blazing with color in the fall. Shoreline of 510 feet. No other homes in sight but views to the southern end of Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee.
As of June 2015, house is basically accessible: no steps into entry, ramps onto front porch and deck. Main bathroom accessible with tub/shower and transfer seat. It's not perfect, but it should accommodate. Call for more details.
Sleeps 11: Five bedrooms (three very spacious), 2 full, 2 half baths, Great Room, enclosed porch with dining area and fully equipped kitchen provide room for gatherings and privacy when needed. Dock and large deck, 510' shoreline and fabulous natural beauty all around outside; HDTV and Internet provide contact with the external world if you want it.

Perfect for nature lovers with unparalleled shoreline access and woods. Enjoy the water by kayak, canoe, power or sailboat. Of course, swimming is awesome. Extended families will love to gather in the Great Room (20 x 30'), enclosed porch, or large deck to eat, play board games/puzzles/cards, sing around the player piano or marimba. Spacious house allows for separate spaces with three, large bedrooms and two average sized bedrooms decorated with art and antiques from a family of artists, writers and travelers. Full kitchen supplied to serve everyone comfortably. Two full and two half bathrooms.

Near to major highways, Dartmouth College, Mt. Sunapee Ski Area, and less than 2 hours from Boston.
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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Small area cleared for little ones, but the water has lots of rocks. Depth of water from 50' dock is 4'5' during summer; boat docking, adult swimming. Sandy town beach 2 miles away (guest pass makes it free) and State Park Beach with sand is 5 miles away (fee.) House kid friendly. 'Playhouse' in yard a delight for children. Lots of games and water toys available....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Service dogs allowed. Inquire about small dogs....moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    See above. Large wheelchairs are tight; smaller chairs are no problem....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • San Francisco Room: 1 twin/ single

    Bath (toilet & sink) in room. First floor. Door to deck....moreless

  • Lakeside Bedroom Upstairs: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

    2nd fl. View of Lake, adjacent bathroom with shared shower....moreless

  • Forrest Side Bedroom upstairs: 3 twin/ single

    2nd fl. Adjacent bathroom with shared shower, roll out cot....moreless

  • Music Bedroom: 2 twin/ single

    1st fl, dr to deck, bathroom in hall. Beds can be kingsized...moreless

  • Master Bedroom/Gallery: 1 queen

    1st floor, door to deck, sink in room. Picture windows. View...moreless

  • Five bedrooms: three main floor, two upstairs. Total of 7 single/twin beds, one double and one queen. Two of the single/twins can be made into a king-sized bed. Linens supplied....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 3 upstairs: toilet, shower

    Shared shower with pocket doors accessible from both rooms...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    1st fl in San Francisco Bedroom, with sink...moreless

  • Bathroom 4 upstairs: toilet, shower

    Shared shower accessible from both bedrooms...moreless

  • Main Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, jetted tub

    1st floor. Wheelchair accessible: bars, transfer chair....moreless

  • Both upstairs bathrooms each have toilet and sink plus access to shower thru pocket doors....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Player piano and rolls, marimba, small instruments, binoculars, lots of books and games, 510' of shoreline, almost 4 acres of land. Great privacy, quiet....moreless

Entertainment

  • Games:

    many kids puzzles to 1000 piece ones, games from tots on up, Scrabble, Monopoly and newer games, professional poker chips, Mah Jong, outside ring toss and horseshoes...moreless

  • Music Library:

    various CDs, lots of sheet music for piano plus 20+ rolls for player piano...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Comcast HDTV, cable and wireless Internet...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    510' of shoreline, house within 25' of shoreline. View south down Lake Sunapee and lights of Newbury visable at night, three miles away. View of Mount Sunapee....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mt. Sunapee can be seen across the Lake....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    four dining areas: breakfast nook, large table in Great Room, large table on enclosed porch and table outside on deck near grill overlooking the Lake...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Clothes Dryer:

    In separate recently renovated Laundry Room...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    woodstove in fireplace for winter...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Lake Sunapee!! Great biking and walking; walk to Sunapee 1 mile....moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Free long distance US telephone service. Sunapee area has poor cell phone reception....moreless

  • Garage:

    not available to renters...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    oil furnace, wood stove in winter supplements...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    BED LINENS with extra sets in each room; pillows and blankets provided Bath, kitchen and beach towels provided....moreless

  • Living Room:

    Wood paneled Great Room with large table, player piano, marimba, fireplace, HDTV, seating area...moreless

  • Parking:

    plenty of parking in long driveway...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Long, large driveway accommodates several cars; parking for two cars at end of driveway near the street...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Negotiable with owner for short periods of time....moreless

  • Telephone:

    Comcast landline with unlimited USA calling. Cell phone reception best with Verizon....moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath and beach towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    in separate recently renovated Laundry Room...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Comcast wireless available....moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Large stone fireplace in Great Room. Wood provided....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    inserted in fireplace for winter ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Local caterers available, including catered dinner on tour boats of Lake Sunapee during summer....moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    standard, plus 30 cup, and expresso maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Lots of dishes, bar full of glasses, cooking pans, baking, many large serving dishes...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    lots of dishes, flatware, serving dishes, set of plastic dishes for outside...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    New refrigerator and stove, attached pantry...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    large electric roasting pan also available...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    ice cream maker, slow roaster, lobster pot, baking pans, storage, extra utensils, BBQ tongs, salsa maker, blender, mixer, lots of trays...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    new summer 2014...moreless

  • Stove:

    new summer 2015, standard electric, has meat probe...moreless

  • Toaster:

    standard 4 slot...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    not provided but great biking trails in the area...moreless

  • Boat:

    not provided but available at nearby rental agencies....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck overlooking the water; chairs and side tables, Gas Weber Grille...moreless

  • Golf:

    several courses in the area...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    not provided but available nearby to rent...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    no grass but window boxes full of flowers...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Mt. Sunapee in sight, 15 minutes drive; rentals available there...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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$4000/week July, Aug ($3500/wk multiple weeks) Week minimum.
$3000/wk Sept-June or $500/night 3 night min required,no monthly rate
9% NH room tax added to all; $500 refundable security deposit
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Last updated: 06/24/2015
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Location

Car: Necessary

Hemlock Harbor is very private. The house is located in a harbor with a few other houses that are not visible from our house. However, Sunapee Harbor is within walking distance and there is a lot of activity there during the summer.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1957

Why the Owner Chose Sunapee:
Hemlock Harbor has been in the family since 1957. We love the setting and the house and enjoy sharing it with others who appreciate it. We rent the property to pay the outrageously high property taxes!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Hemlock is a marvelous place to relax, gather with family and friends, write/paint/create (27 books were written here) and play. The Great Room is the gathering place inside with a huge table and benches for eating, playing cards, visiting or working on a project in front of the fire or looking out over the Lake. Player piano and marimba provide lively entertainment if you don't want to watch Cable or just read in the seating area. Five bedrooms provide plenty of space; there are seating areas and desks in most. Ground floor wheelchair accessible. There is limited access to the pristine class 'A' waters of Lake Sunapee and very few properties with 550' of shoreline in a quiet cove. We can see neighbors' docks but no other houses. Winter is magical whether there is snow over the ice for cross country skiing and skidooing or clear for skating. It's a lovely place, charming, not flashy or modern but with what a person really needs available. Consider an off season retreat with family or friends. Facilitate a retreat for writers, scrabble players, kayakers, photographers. Proprietor available to prepare meals for groups if pre-arranged.


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • House from Lake Sunapee taken from dock near Ring Toss game.

    House from Lake Sunapee taken from dock near Ring Toss game.

  • View from canoe in harbor;part of 510' of Hemlock Harbor shoreline, 4 acres!

    View from canoe in harbor;part of 510' of Hemlock Harbor shoreline, 4 acres!

  • Facing southwest, Monet bridge and Penny Island in distance.

    Facing southwest, Monet bridge and Penny Island in distance.

  • Great fishing!

    Great fishing!

  • View thru Great Room out to 3 season porch and deck.

    View thru Great Room out to 3 season porch and deck.

  • "San Francisco" single bedroom downstairs with optional crib, in room 1/2 bath.

    "San Francisco" single bedroom downstairs with optional crib, in room 1/2 bath.

  • Kitchen, pantry thru door, breakfast nook to right.

    Kitchen, pantry thru door, breakfast nook to right.

  • Upstairs lakeside bedroom, also double bed on right, room 14 x 20' (full bath)

    Upstairs lakeside bedroom, also double bed on right, room 14 x 20' (full bath)

  • Forrest side upstairs bedroom facing east.

    Forrest side upstairs bedroom facing east.

  • View from dock looking south

    View from dock looking south

  • Early morning after rain on deck facing southeast.

    Early morning after rain on deck facing southeast.

  • View of Hemlock Harbor on other side of bridge to Penny Island.

    View of Hemlock Harbor on other side of bridge to Penny Island.

  • Great Room looking out through enclosed porch (HDTV, player piano, fireplace)

    Great Room looking out through enclosed porch (HDTV, player piano, fireplace)

  • Downstairs master bedroom (queen), sink in room, view of Lake and Mt. Sunapee

    Downstairs master bedroom (queen), sink in room, view of Lake and Mt. Sunapee

  • Bar in Entry Hall

    Bar in Entry Hall

  • Breakfast nook, next to main entry.

    Breakfast nook, next to main entry.

  • Lakeside upstairs bedroom facing west into bathroom. One full and one twin bed.

    Lakeside upstairs bedroom facing west into bathroom. One full and one twin bed.

  • Upstairs Forrest Room looking west, bathroom door. Three twin beds.

    Upstairs Forrest Room looking west, bathroom door. Three twin beds.

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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    3.5
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 06/24/2015
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