A Simple Cabin in the Woods

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Last updated: 09/15/2015
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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This rustic former fishing camp has this three bedrooms sharing one bathroom plus two out buildings and is perfect for a family vacation or just a romantic lakeside getaway. The main house has a master bedroom and two smaller bedrooms with bunkbeds. The cozy living room with fireplace opens to a screen porch overlooking the lake. One of the two outbuildings is a one room bedroom in the woods for adventuresome youngsters and the other is a recently redone boathouse that has a futon and wonderful views of the lake and mountains.

The water in the house comes from the lake so bottled water is used for drinking.

The house comes with a dock and a canoe and there are kayaks, motor boats and sail boats available to rent at the local marina.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs love it here! ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    Built in bunk beds with a sink in the room...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 bunk bed

    Built in bunk beds...moreless

  • The boathouse: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    recently renovated, with deck on the lake...moreless

  • Master bedroom: 1 queen

    view of the lake...moreless

  • The shed: 2 twin/ single

    a tiny, very basic, outbuilding off the main house (8x10)...moreless

  • The master bedroom has a queen bed, two side tables with reading lamps, bureau and chair. There is limited closet space. There is a view from the bed to the lake....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Basic bathroom with outside door for use by the outbuildings.

Other Amenities

  • Spend hours sitting on the dock or swim to your own private floating raft. Hike the nearby White Mountains. Take walks in the woods or read lakeside. Let nature sink in and find your peace. A week feels like two in this quiet, nature-laden spot....moreless


  • Books:

    small library including nature books and guide books...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Library
  • Marina
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lakefront:

    The cabin is located in the woods, 50 feet from Squam Lake. Walk out of the house and onto the dock. Your view is a totally protected island and the mountains that surround the Lake....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining:

    Dining area is on the porch which has windows on three sides....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    electric stove with 4 burners...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Golf:

    18 hole Waukewan Golf course is 10 minute drive...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    canoe and paddles come with the house...moreless



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Last updated: 09/15/2015
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70 Miles
Nearest Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
40 Miles
Nearest Ski

Car: Necessary

The cabin is located near the end of a dirt road and surrounded by conservation areas. There are walking and hiking trails close by and the lake offers abundant recreational opportunities right from your own dock.

Five minutes away in Center Harbor is Heath's, an excellent grocery store, and Moulton Farms where you can buy locally grown produce, fresh seafood and pies to die for is a few minutes farther away.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Bob came to New Hampshire as a boy and attended camp not far from Squam Lake. He has returned almost every summer since. Tricia is originally from North Carolina, but calls New Hampshire her spiritual home. She loves the simple living, hiking and the call of the loons on Squam. But our lab, Midnight, may enjoy Squam more than both of us put together.

Why the Owner Chose Squam Lake:
We bought this house to protect the simple way of life that is the hallmark of Squam Lake. It is all about the the woods, the lake and the wildlife here and we wanted to have a house that brought the outside in. We love to share this cabin with our guests and see the rejuvenation and renewal that happens here.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
What we love about our house is that it is out the peninsula, 2.5 miles from the main road. There are a few houses nearby but there is a lot of conservation land and wildlife around us. We also wanted a west facing dock to view the sunsets and feel the afternoon warmth.

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Speaks: english



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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, November 24, 2015

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Squam Lake #513658

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