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Farmhouse on Highland Lake in Andover

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This century old cape with its breezeway and attached barn is situated on ¾ acres at the end of a town road with over 300 feet of frontage on Highland Lake (a 212 acre, deep lake). The house has two bedrooms upstairs and two bedrooms downstairs. Also downstairs is the bath with shower, cozy living room, dining room and kitchen with cathedral ceiling and skylights. The major food preparation space has bar stools tucked on one side for those who love to help or watch the cook.

Views of the water, mountains, and open pastures captivate you from many angles, both inside and out. Sunsets can be enjoyed from Adirondack chairs in the backyard which overlooks Kearsarge and Ragged Mountains. A waterfront dock and deck provide wonderful spaces to swim, fish, read or keep an eye on the kids. The gradual water depth in the channel is ideal for young children.

The sloping grounds provide sledding in the winter and Highland lake offers good ice fishing, cross country skiing and snowmobiling adventures.

The Town of East Andover is just a 5 minute walk from the house. This quaint little settlement has a small public library, lovely old New England church and post office.

With prior arrangements, in warm weather, the 'Clock Shop' can be set up for additional guests. The house next door is listed on VRBO if you are planning a large gathering.

Keywords: House on the Lake


Property Type

  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Dock, Hammock


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library


  • Family


  • Cinemas
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront
  • Lakefront
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    boat trailer parking...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    with prior arrangements...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove


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


  • Bicycles
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub


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from 8 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jun 1 - Aug 31
7 night min stay


Discounts: 7 nights or more: $214 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$1,400 $3,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $200 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $100 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 9%

Cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 08/30/2015
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8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Country Club of NH
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blackwater Resturant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
Ragged Mountain

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: My husband and I live in Western Massachusetts and enjoy traveling to NH.

Why the Owner Chose Andover:
Our children are grown with families of their own. This lovely vacation spot encourages family gatherings and provides great relaxation and fun.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Swimming, boating and winter skiing are the things we most frequently do but the area offers many other attractions.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Summer


  • Dinning room

    Dinning room

  • Master bedroom

    Master bedroom

  • Upstairs double

    Upstairs double

  • upstairs with potty chair

    upstairs with potty chair

  • Breezeway


  • swimming area

    swimming area

  • Fall looking down the channel

    Fall looking down the channel

  • Spring


  • Clock shop

    Clock shop

  • Outdoor shower

    Outdoor shower

  • Winter at the lake

    Winter at the lake

  • Kitchen


  • Livingroom


  • Downstairs bedroom

    Downstairs bedroom

  • Upstairs bedroom - 3 twin beds and one youth bed

    Upstairs bedroom - 3 twin beds and one youth bed

  • Indoor bathroom

    Indoor bathroom

  • Main house

    Main house

  • Kayak dock and lounging deck

    Kayak dock and lounging deck

  • Clock Shop

    Clock Shop

  • Composting toilet - bathroom attached to "Clock Shop"

    Composting toilet - bathroom attached to "Clock Shop"

  • Solar heated outdoor shower

    Solar heated outdoor shower

  • Occasional maintenance crew

    Occasional maintenance crew

VRBO #47147

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Farmhouse on Highland Lake in Andover

Andover #47147

4 BR  1.5 BA  Sleeps 9

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