Tranquil Country Escape, Reunion / Wedding Venue, Hiking or Snow Lover Delight

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Private Country Escape on the edge of Mt. Washington Valley and the Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Perfect Wedding Venue, reunion or family vacation. Perfect location to enjoy any season!
Hear the sound of the Wonalancet River from Locke Falls Farm. 3600sq' of bright year-round, living space looks out onto six acres of rolling fields which provides a tranquil, pastoral setting surrounding the 36'X36' rustic barn. Enjoy the picturesque sunrise with morning coffee as it reflects off the Ossipee Range or a relaxing sunset cocktail on the patio, fireside.
The home itself is a 1 and ½ story antique cape with farmer’s porch, stainless appliances, 6 burner gas Viking stove, double wall ovens, wood floors, 5 bedrooms (3 sets of twins, 1 queen and 1 full, 2 day beds), living room with fireplace, eat in kitchen with fireplace, pool table, 2 and 1/2 baths, mudroom/laundry room, and a seasonal screened sleeping porch with 2 full sized futons. High speed wireless internet, digital TV with DVD player and docking station.
Sprawling layout accommodates a large number of guests to enjoy both indoor and outdoor entertaining no matter the season. Property is very peaceful and beautifully landscaped. Stonewalls surround gorgeous perennial gardens and heritage high bush Coville Blueberries. Granite steps lead to plenty of outdoor living space which includes a huge built in gas grill, multi-level decks pour onto a oversized quartzite patio complete with outside fire area and ample seating for the entire family. Barn is currently under renovation to prepare for the 2015 event season.
Event Flyer and pricing furnished upon request.
Miles of maintained/groomed trail system for hiking, biking (mtn or road), XC skiing, snow machines, snowshoeing right out the back door. Trail system is connected to National Forest and Snow Machine club trails.
Many popular hiking trails or lead into the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains. Several trail heads in the area, particularly in the locale known as Ferncroft, up a short spur road from Wonalancet. Across the road you will connect with several of the Mt Chocorua trail heads.

Tamworth offers an absolutely amazing Community!! The village of Tamworth is a 5 mi drive along the Swift River to the quaint village which hosts plenty of activities:

(Saturday morning Farmer’s Markets May thru October and monthly winter Markets)
The Other Store and Arts Tamworth
Tamworth Lyceum
Barnstormer's Summer Theatre (oldest summer theatre)
Remick's Country Farm Museum
Cook Memorial Library
Tamworth Arts Council
Tamworth Outing Club also sponsors a full social calendar
Tamworth, Chocorua and Sandwich includes several lakes, rivers and swimming holes for fishing or other water activities.

The property is located approximately 2.5 hrs. from Boston.

From the farm it is approximately 20 minutes to Center Harbor, 25 minutes to downtown Meredith and Lake Winnipesaukee. 25 minutes to Cranmore Mtn (North Conway) and outlet shopping, 15 minutes to King Pine Ski area in Madison, 45 mins to Attitash Mountain resort and Story Land area, approximately an hour drive to Mt. Washington.

With a little advanced planning, beds can be made up or the fridge and pantry can be stocked by locally sourced produce, dairy, meats, cheese, yogurts and baked goods, etc.

*additional fees/deposits will apply for provision purchases, maid service and wedding or event hosting.


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Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Indoor Pets considered. ...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Beautiful Wedding Venue!! Great collection of local providers available to help ease the stress of wedding preparation. ...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo:

    docking station...moreless

  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Clothes Dryer:

    and also Outside clothes line...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Kitchen, Living room and outside patio...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Oil and hot air...moreless

  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    Bath, kitchen and beach...moreless

  • Washing Machine


  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Full size commercial fridge and freezer in pantry...moreless

  • Stove:

    Stainless Viking 6 burner - gas...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    screened sleeping porch and open farmer's porch...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    multiple decks open to quartzite patio with beautiful pastoral views...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    oversized stainless...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    ski out xc country, snow shoeing and snow machine trails...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$336 $709
Fri, Sat
$2,350 $10,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Cleaning Maintenance Fee $500
  • Incidental Fee (refundable if unused) $500
  • Property Damage Protection $99
  • Taxes Not included


Non refundable cancellation fee of vacation rental is $150, which applies to all cancellations 60 days prior to scheduled occupancy. Rate increase may apply to holiday stay.

25% if cancelled 60-30 days prior to the Check-in Date

50% if cancelled within 30 days prior to the Check-in Date

2016 Event Rate is $5000/event plus $500 per night additional stay.

Event rates include taxes, insurance, cleaning and an onsite event coordinator the day of your event. We are happy to provide a list of local recommended vendors. Additional security fee and cancellation policy not included.

Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.

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Last updated: 11/23/2015
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124 Miles
Nearest Airport
Logan Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Hobbs Tavern
14 Miles
Nearest Golf
Indian Mound Golf Course
87 Miles
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 16
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Checquers Villa
25 Miles
Nearest Ski
Cranmore Mountain
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Chocorua

Car: Necessary

Amazing hiking, cross country skiing on groomed trails and snow shoe right out the back door. SNOW MACHINE delight - miles and miles of endless, maintained trails which access club trail network from house.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

Why the Owner Chose Wonalancet:
Beautiful Country Escape nestled between the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire. Wonalancet is a village in the northwestern corner of the town of Tamworth in Carroll County, New Hampshire. The name 'Wonalancet' translates to 'Pleasant Breathing' which you can't help but enjoy during your stay. Many popular hiking trails into the Sandwich Range of the White Mountains have trail heads in the area, particularly in the locale known as Ferncroft, up a short spur road from Wonalancet. Winter Trails - maintained and groomed for snow machines and cross country skiing. Miles and miles of trails at your disposal! The village itself is named for the Pennacook Indian leader Wonalancet.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
The property is positively New Hampshire at its best! Something incredible to offer each and every season. Peaceful pastoral setting connects to amazing trail network makes this get away a treasure inside and out.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Drive entrance

    Drive entrance

  • Fireplace and sitting area in kitchen

    Fireplace and sitting area in kitchen

  • Eat in Dining area

    Eat in Dining area

  • Sitting area

    Sitting area

  • Bedroom 1, 1st floor

    Bedroom 1, 1st floor

  • Queen Bedroom 2, 2nd floor

    Queen Bedroom 2, 2nd floor

  • Full Bedroom 4, 2nd floor

    Full Bedroom 4, 2nd floor

  • Patio area

    Patio area

  • Barn from road

    Barn from road

  • Patio fireside

    Patio fireside

  • Sunrise


  • view of house from the barn

    view of house from the barn

  • Cook area w/Viking Stove

    Cook area w/Viking Stove

  • Pool Room

    Pool Room

  • Full Bath, 2nd floor

    Full Bath, 2nd floor

  • Bedroom 3, 2nd floor

    Bedroom 3, 2nd floor

  • Bedroom 5, 2nd floor

    Bedroom 5, 2nd floor

  • Wonalancet's best

    Wonalancet's best

  • grill and patio area

    grill and patio area

VRBO #496241

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Monday, November 23, 2015

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Tranquil Country Escape, Reunion / Wedding Venue, hiking or SNOW lover delight

Wonalancet #496241

5 BR  2.5 BA  Sleeps 12

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