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'the Lincoln Cottage' - Lake Winnipesaukee's Finest Waterfront Antique Manse

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A fall view of the Lincoln Cottage from Lake Winnipesakee

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Last updated: 08/19/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Gilford castle description

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.

Property Type

  • Castle
  • 4000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Responsible party must be at least 21 years of age...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            You may smoke on the decks...moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 14

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

            Southeast master with Views of Lake...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single, 2 bunk bed, 1 queen

            3 twins (Bunks plus one twin bed) and self-inflating airbed...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Queen Poster Bed...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen bed plus Sterns and Foster Queen Sleep Sofa...moreless

          • Bedroom 5: 2 queen, 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. Two Large bedrooms have queen beds one of these has a spare queen mattress for floor use as does the bedroom with the sleep sofa. One bedroom has bunks and a twin totaling 3 twin. The fourth has a Stearns and Foster sleep sofa and a spare Queen mattress for floor use. The top floor has a twin bed and a Queen airbed as well also. If one counts a queen as 2 (two) there are spaces for 15 persons in three distinct rooms. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • Bathroom 4: toilet

            Half Bath off Living Room...moreless

          • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

            Rain Forest Tile Shower...moreless

          • All bathrooms have top quality beautiful antique or antique reproduction fixtures with anti-scald showers. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Oven:

            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

          • Refrigerator:

            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

          • Stove:

            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

          • Dishwasher:

            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

          • Kitchen:

            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

          • Microwave:

            Microwaves are built into the ovens in both kitchens, there is a second small microwave in the main kitchen as well....moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            All the traditional items you need are at your disposal, plus many specialty items. ...moreless

          • Dining:

            ***Dining room seats up to 12, Kitchen table seats 6...moreless

          Amenities

          • Living Room:

            The first floor Living Room has a plasma panel HD TV with Direct TV DVR, Onkyo THX Cetified home theatre and of course the best views of Lake Winnipesaukee anywhere....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Fieldstone Wood-Burning Fireplace in living room functions welll...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            There are quiet window air conditioners in all the bedrooms...moreless

          • Heating:

            Many heating zones for your fall and winter pleasure...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • DEEPWATER BOATHOUSE WILL HOUSE YOUR BOATS. Virtually everything you need for a fantastic vacation is right at your fingertips. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Game Room:

                Large Game Room on top floor has 8' Slate Pool Table, TV, Full Kitchen and Band Stand...moreless

              • Pool Table:

                Large Game Room on top floor has 8' Slate Pool Table ...moreless

              • Television:

                Multiple High definition flat panel TV's...moreless

              • Games:

                Party game selection on top floor...moreless

              Communications

                  Outdoor Features

                  • Boat:

                    Bring your own. Boathouse can accommodate up to 30'x11' boat and 24'x11' boat ...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    Skii 5 miles from here at Gunstock Mountain or many of the other NH Ski areas...moreless

                  • Balcony:

                    Third floor observation Balcony and extra large covered deck...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    Plenty of room for kyaks and Canoes...moreless

                  • Golf:

                    Multiple nearby golf courses...moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Deck / Patio

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Sports & Activities
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Location & View

                  • Lakefront:

                    This fine home has 215' of private waterfront sporting a private beach with nearly flat walkout ledge into lake and a large, deep-water boathouse for your convenience....moreless

                  • Lake View:

                    The Lincoln Cottage is known for having the absolute Best Views of Lake Winnipesaukee to be found anywhere....moreless

                  • Waterfront
                  • Water View
                  • Mountain View

                  Activities

                  • Churches
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Hunting
                  • Golf
                  • Kayaking
                  • Sailing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Skiing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Snowmobiling
                  • Hiking
                  • Rafting
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Medical Services
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Ruins
                  • Water Parks
                  • Restaurants
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Cinemas
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Boating
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Antiquing
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Fishing
                  • Rock Climbing
                   

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Fall Season
                  Sep 1 - Oct 31, 2014
                  3 night min stay
                  $900
                  $5,000
                  Off Season
                  Nov 1 - May 30, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $825
                  $4,900
                  June Pre Season
                  Jun 1 - Jun 26, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $900
                  $5,000 $15,000
                  Summer High Season
                  Jun 27 - Sep 5, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $6,250
                  * 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 $49
                  • Linens $ Cleaning $320
                  • Taxes Not included

                  Notes:

                  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.


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                  Last updated: 08/19/2014
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                  Location

                  57 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Manchester Boston Regional Airport
                  15 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  RT 93
                  3 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Patrick's Pub & Eatery
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  Gunstock Mountain
                  7 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Pheasant Ridge, Gilford
                  1 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  Lyons Den, Gilford

                  Car: Necessary

                  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.

                   

                  Owner info

                  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.


                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • A fall view of the Lincoln Cottage from Lake Winnipesakee

                    A fall view of the Lincoln Cottage from Lake Winnipesakee

                  • Front Covered Deck (with just a few of the many Rocking Chairs)

                    Front Covered Deck (with just a few of the many Rocking Chairs)

                  • Private natural beach with gently sloping ledge into the lake

                    Private natural beach with gently sloping ledge into the lake

                  • Fantastic Skylit gourmet kitchen with everything you need

                    Fantastic Skylit gourmet kitchen with everything you need

                  • Kitchen preparation area with Double convection-micro-thermal oven

                    Kitchen preparation area with Double convection-micro-thermal oven

                  • Pool table is on top floor

                    Pool table is on top floor

                  • Southeast Master Bedroom

                    Southeast Master Bedroom

                  • Bunk beds in Children's room with twin bed out of view

                    Bunk beds in Children's room with twin bed out of view

                  • Antique style bathroom fixtures

                    Antique style bathroom fixtures

                  • Living room with view of lake over couch and piano with fieldstone fireplace

                    Living room with view of lake over couch and piano with fieldstone fireplace

                  • A Double Rainbow after an afternoon shower

                    A Double Rainbow after an afternoon shower

                  • Natural stone ledge for swimmiging gently slopes into Lake Winnipesaukee

                    Natural stone ledge for swimmiging gently slopes into Lake Winnipesaukee

                  • Driveway entrance to the Lincoln Cottage

                    Driveway entrance to the Lincoln Cottage

                  • Outside breakfast table

                    Outside breakfast table

                  • Sunset view of Mount Washington

                    Sunset view of Mount Washington

                  • Twin ranges with gas and electric ovens, 8 burners and a griddle

                    Twin ranges with gas and electric ovens, 8 burners and a griddle

                  • Second Kitchen on top floor

                    Second Kitchen on top floor

                  • Band Stand

                    Band Stand

                  • Northwest Master bedroom

                    Northwest Master bedroom

                  • Formal Dining Room seats 10-12

                    Formal Dining Room seats 10-12

                  • Living room on the dining room north side of home

                    Living room on the dining room north side of home

                  • Thursday evening J-Class Sailboat Races in my front yard

                    Thursday evening J-Class Sailboat Races in my front yard

                  • Street view from Northeast of Lincoln Cottage (Waterfront is across street)

                    Street view from Northeast of Lincoln Cottage (Waterfront is across street)

                  VRBO #474595

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                  This listing was first published here in 2013.

                  Date last modified - Thursday, August 28, 2014

                  $825 - $900 per night (USD)
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                  5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 14

                  View calendar: Updated 08/19/14
                  Minimum stay: 3-7 nights
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