Beautiful 1903 Secluded Cabin on 14 Acres with Lakefront and Mt. View

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Last updated: 09/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Called 'A little slice of heaven' by one renter, this scenic property captures the beauty of rural New England. The cabin is a modernized 1903 cottage with 1100 square feet of comfortable living space that includes three bedrooms, living room, dining room, kitchen and one full bathroom. Fully furnished and delightfully decorated, the living room contains an American Leather sleeper sectional (in fabric and a queen plus size bed) with maximum seating for relaxing. The sizeable screened front porch is also furnished and a great place to watch the exquisite sunsets or enjoy the lake and mountain views. Other amenities include washer, dryer, iron, stove and microwave. Outside, there is a wide 1300 foot hiking trail down to the private lakefront beach. Two inflatable kayaks are available for fishing or recreation. There is a great sand pile for the kids as well as a wonderful place to swim, have fun, picnic and relax. With an occasional chime of church bells from Cathedral of the Pines the property has become known as Higher Ground to those who have stayed and enjoyed the beautiful creation.


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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cabin
  • 1100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 30 years of age to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Includes a washer and dryer in the bathroom.


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV - Basic Package...moreless

  • Television:

    One TV with built in DVD player...moreless


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beach
  • Beach View
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • Mountain

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Swimming


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    One window a/c unit in main area...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance:

    Only within the United States....moreless

  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking:

    Plenty of parking...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    One cordless land line phone....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Wireless 1.5 meg DSL Router...moreless

  • Wood Stove


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill


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3 night min stay
$350 $400
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$2,450 $7,500
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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Tax Rate 9%

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 09/18/2015
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Located near Mount Monadnock (the most climbed mountain in the U.S.), Next to Cathedral of the Pines, near Annette state park, numerous hiking trails and many antique shops in the area.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1996

About the owner: Higher Ground is owned by Ryan and Heidi Townsend. It is a retreat home that is used for meeting family and friends. We own a furniture and design business and have a passion for creating spaces people will enjoy and love. We decorated Higher Ground with the goal of making it functional as well as serene and beautiful. We hope you come and enjoy this little slice of heaven as much as we do!

Why the Owner Chose Rindge:
I (Heidi) was raised in Rindge and while returning home to visit family, I stumbled on this beautiful property in 1996. It was nostalgic and reminded me of a summer cottage my parents had owned when I was young. Higher Ground was originally built by a professor from Boston College in 1903 as a summer home. It still had some of his original belongings in the barn in 1996. I instantly fell in love with the charm of the cottage and the beauty of the landscape. Since it borders Cathedral of the Pines, the first day I was there I heard the chimes playing. Instantly, I felt a heavenly tranquility that is still there to this day. It holds some of my most treasured memories raising my children: horseback riding the many trails nearby, canoeing on the lake, hiking, campfires in the evening, swimming in the early mornings and just relaxing! It truly is a retreat from the hustle and bustle of a fast paced life. We hope it will be that for you too. Blessings!

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This property is on a paved road but is completely secluded. It has a 6 acre field as well as beautiful woods to explore. The lake has a 50 foot cleared beach area and has no public access, making it quiet and serene.

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  • Sunset at Higher Ground

    Sunset at Higher Ground

  • .Comfortable seating; sleeper sectional

    .Comfortable seating; sleeper sectional

  • .Nice dining knook

    .Nice dining knook

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    The lake has both large and small mouth bass!

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  • The cottage on Higher Ground in Rindge NH.

    The cottage on Higher Ground in Rindge NH.

  • New wood burning fireplace insert for a cozy room

    New wood burning fireplace insert for a cozy room

  • The sandy beach on Higher Ground!

    The sandy beach on Higher Ground!

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  • Beautiful view of Mt Monadnock

    Beautiful view of Mt Monadnock

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This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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