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Our home is an idyllic four-season getaway from which to take in all the Mt. Washington Valley has to offer. We are close to all the skiing, hiking, watersports, etc. in the Conway area. But despite its proximity to the activities in the valley, our home feels tranquil and is very connected to the water of Big Pea Porridge Pond. There are excellent views of the water from just about anywhere in the house or on the property. From the deck there are just a few stairs to the open yard that ends at our private sandy-bottom beach. We are avid hikers and skiers, but it is also very easy to just stay and relax. Big Pea Porridge Pond is about 140 acres, and motorboats are not permitted. We are on the north shore which provides southerly views and close access to Conway. The mornings are quite tranquil and you will enjoy the call of the loons as the mist rises from the lake. In the fall, our home is a great place to enjoy the fall colors; we are only 3.5 miles to the Kancamaugus. There is year-round fishing, and the lake contains rainbow trout, small mouth bass, yellow perch, and sunfish. Use any of our five watercraft (2 sailboats, kayak, SUP, and canoe). In the winter, the lake provides skating, cross country skiing, and ice fishing. The first floor is open concept with excellent views through the oversized sliding glass door, which opens to a deck that spans the back of the house. The connected living room provides views through a large picture window, and the woodstove is nice for quiet, cozy winter evenings. The second floor sitting area provides excellent views through a picture window and has access to a second floor deck. Sleeping arrangements are provided by a first floor bedroom with a queen bed; and on the second floor a king bedroom and a bunkroom with two sets of twin bunks. There is also a queen pull-out couch in the upstairs sitting area. If you filled all of these you might sleep 10, but at 1500 sq ft, we feel eight would be more comfortable. From the back deck or anywhere in the yard you can comfortably watch your family and friends playing on or in the water. Varied features we also hope you will enjoy: a hammock, blueberry bushes, beach toys, floats, puzzles, games, WiFi, fire-ring, gas Weber grill, etc.
$250/night + $100 Cleaning + 9% Tax, $500 refundable Security Deposit, 2 night min
Summer/Holiday Weeks:$1700/week + $100 Cleaning Fee + Tax, $500 refundable Sec Dep
Monthly and seasonal rentals available. Please inquire.
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Situated on the North Shore of Big Pea Porridge Pond, offering southerly views across the pond & quick access to N.Conway: Storyland, Scenic Railway, Mount Washington (Hiking/Driving), Cranmore (Skiing, Mountain Coaster, Segway Rides), Attitash (Skiing, 2 Mountain Coasters, Bungee Trampoline, Rock Wall, Mountain Biking), King Pine (Skiing, Boating, Tubing)Cathederal Ledge, Diana's Baths, Moat Mountains, Kancamagus Highway, Mount Chocorua, Saco Bound Canoeing, Lake Conway, Silver Lake, etc. There is so much to see and do in the Mount Washington Valley!
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: We live in Portsmouth NH and enjoy traveling up North to the Mount Washington valley. We like to hike, camp, fish, kayak, and cook.
Why the Owner Chose Conway: When we came across Big Pea Porridge Pond, we were surprised to find such a quiet and tranquil setting so close to all of the activity of the Valley. You can really set your own pace: work in as much activity as you can or just sit by the pond, fish, sleep, read...
The Unique Benefits at this House: As we mentioned earlier, we really feel connected to the pond at the house. The beach is just feet away at the edge of the back yard.