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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"A great yard for a small wedding. We decided to have a destination wedding and had the ceremony in the backyard by the lake. Beautiful property and neighborhood. The lake is quiet and enjoyable. A nice getaway location with lots to do in the area or just kickback and enjoy the downtime. The owner is a pleasure to work with and very accommodating. Plenty of kitchen supplies for cooking/eating, etc. Nice set up with two separate family rooms and nice open floor plan."
Guest: Jane B.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 25, 2015
"This is the second year we've come to Swain's Lake and we wondered if it could be possibly be as wonderful as our visit last year. Stepping onto the deck to see the lake was like coming home and when our last day arrived we, again, didn't want to leave. Mary Ann and Ken met us upon arrival to make sure we had everything we needed; they are wonderful, thoughtful hosts! We enjoyed many moments on the upper deck, eating meals, reading, sipping coffee and watching the changing light on the lake. We explored the nooks and crannies of the lake in the kayaks and cooled off by bobbing just off the sandy beach in the warm lake waters. Swains Lake is very clean so you get to see lots of wildlife: loons (our favorites), great blue herons, ducks and geese, hawks and fish darting in the clear waters. Every morning I watched a muskrat make her way along the shore right next to the house leaving a glassy V-shaped wake behind her. The dogs LOVED fetching their toy sticks into the water from the beach and the human swimmers in the family swam across the lake several times. In addition to several Barrington hikes, we took a day trip to Pawtuckaway State Forest and were rewarded with a beautiful hike to the top of North Mountain. Must tries are the Stonehouse Baking company (donuts! bagels!), the Calef Country Store (delicious sandwiches, homemade dog treats and the famous CCS aged cheddar cheese) and Zampa Restaurant. We've already made reservations for two weeks next year!"
Guest: Susan L.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: August 7, 2015
"We spent a wonderful long weekend family gathering and had a great time. The Lake is beautiful, the house was exactly as described, clean, comfy and everything we could possibly need. Debbie and Mark were great hosts. They met us upon arrival, gave us a tour, and let us know that they were available if we needed anything; then they left us to enjoy ourselves in beautiful Camp Westwood. We had fun with the paddleboat, the rowboat, and the fishing poles- Mark even stopped by and gave us some helpful tips that resulted in catching quite a few fish right off the end of the dock! We had cookouts and enjoyed watching a mama duck with her nine ducklings. We were never at a loss for entertainment..... I would highly recommend this property to anyone who wants to stay on the Lake in a place with some history and personality and have a classic New Hampshire Lake experience!"
Guest: Marie and Paul B.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 8, 2015