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Bring your boat to our deepwater Boathouse and Experience 'The Lincoln Cottage'. Perched high above The Broads, this Gilford landmark offers unsurpassed views from every room and its expansive decks. Designed to entertain, this period home offers all the modern amenities expected in a fine home, with the appointments and rustic charm of yesteryear. Enjoy 200 ft of private shoreline, a grand boat house with a 30' slip and a 24' slip, a large professional kitchen with 2 ranges, 5 ovens, 2 dishwashers, and a field stone wood burning fireplace in the living room. The bedrooms are all on the second floor; two bedrooms have queen beds, one has a twin bunk and twin, and the den has a queen sofabed. The 3rd level game room has a pool table, twin bed, gas fireplace, kitchen and bath. The views from this property are breathtaking. The home is across the street from the waterfront with a driveway across the street and leads down to the water. There is a waterfront swimming area where the natural ledge slopes gently into the lake, providing a natural stone beach.
Queen bed plus Sterns and Foster Queen Sleep Sofa...moreless
Bedroom 5 Sleeps 1+: 1 twin/ single
Extra Queen Airbeds in this room along with the Twin...moreless
Four traditional bedrooms are on the second floor, The fifth (#5) is part of the top floor multi-function room with kitchen and bath. All rooms have spectacular views.
There are 2 bathrooms on the second floor and 1 bathroom on the top floor...moreless
More than enough of everything for everyone....moreless
There are two Miele 3-drawer dishwashers in main kitchen, a third Miele dishwasher is in second kitchen. Miele dishwashers are known for quiet and efficient operation. ...moreless
The Grand Kitchen is large enough for several people to cook at once and all essentials are provided. There is a second full kitchen on the top floor...moreless
Microwaves are built into the ovens in both kitchens, there is a second small microwave in the main kitchen as well....moreless
7 Ovens;Thermadore Professional Electric Double Convection-Micro-Thermal Oven+Gas and Electric Range Ovens and Rotisserie in main kitchen. Thermadore Convection-Micro-Thermal oven in upstairs kitchen...moreless
All the traditional items you need are at your disposal, plus many specialty items. ...moreless
Sub Zero Refrigerator/Freezer, Sub Zero Wine Cooler with fridge drawers downstairs as well as a bar fridge and clear cube maker, Sub Zero Refrigerator and Refrigerator/Freezer in upstairs kitchen....moreless
Twin Ranges provide ultimate cooktop area. There are 8 gas burners with a griddle on the range-tops in the main kitchen and a gas cook-top in the second kitchen on top floor...moreless
June Pre Season May 22 - Jun 26, 2015 3 night min stay
Summer High Season Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015 7 night min stay
Fall Season Sep 6 - Oct 31, 2015 3 night min stay
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
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Fees and Rental Conditions:
Property Damage Protection$59
Linens $ Cleaning$320
Deposits are returned in full if your reservation is 60 days or more away from cancellation date.
Full Refunds are offered for shorter notice if I am able to rent the home to another party for your reservation period at same price.
Refunds may take up to 30 days.
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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The Lake Winnipesaukee area is known as home of the first resort area in the United States. It is full of seasonal activities including everything from swimming to flying. The lake itself is 21 miles long and up to 9 miles wide. it is a 63 mile drive to travel the roads circling the lake. The lake is the foundation of a year round resort community featuring water sports, hiking golf and just about everything imaginable in the summer and all winter sport activities as well. The area is known for its exceptional fall foliage.
Year Purchased: 1995
About the owner: I am a caretaker in charge of a very special home.
Why the Owner Chose Gilford: This property is a well kept secret. The home was built in 1897 as a grand victorian cottage by AV Lincoln, the largest property owner in Charlestown,MA which was at the time the epicenter of Boston. Mr. Lincoln was the real-estate consultant for the railroad, which was booming at the time. Mr lincoln sighted the home perfectly in sech a way that it always is sunlit with the undisputed best view of Winnipesaukee and the Ossipee mountains anywhere.
The Unique Benefits at this Castle: Every day is beautiful from The Lincoln Cottage, rain or shine. Watching a weather event from here is alost as good as a sunny day. Everything you need for a home away from home is here at the Lincoln Cottage.