"The Cobbles is a wonderful place for family & friends! Photos & description are but a simple, 1-dimensional view of this multi-faceted gem & everywhere you turn will surprise & delight you! 14 adults shared this lovely home for a family reunion & we all shared one common view: the Cobbles felt like home & we can't wait to come back!
The Cobbles is an immaculate & lovingly maintained home, guest house, and grounds that retain the charm & aura of the family that owns, lived, played, & loved within her welcoming walls for many generations. Extensive grounds include a separate guest house, tennis court/basketball hoop, outdoor areas, private beach, boathouse, & waterfront deck. The Main House has a lovely screened porch facing the lake and you'll quickly discover why the body of water in front of you is called Sunset Lake. Spectacular!
The very large great room & living room have comfortable & varied seating areas for eating, playing, lake views, reading, piano fun, watching TV, or quiet and/or spirited conversations. Enjoy ping pong or an outdoor deck overlooking the grounds and woods. One thing is certain; you will never run out of choices or lack for just the right spot for fun/relaxation!
The kitchen had every utensil, pot, pan, dish, glass, cup, tray, or gadget needed, with basic spices & ingredients provided. There are basic soaps & paper products, all appliances work well, & there is a 2nd refrigerator.
The boathouse, beach, & lakefront deck offer kayaking, canoeing, & swimming; with toys & personal flotation devices allowing for hours in the water or soaking up the sun, including a picnic table & clothesline. Don’t forget fishing gear since the lake is home to tempting bass & sunfish!
The master bedroom is a very large, lovely retreat with a private balcony overlooking the lake. Other bedrooms in the main & guest house are great with comfortable beds, ample closet/storage space, & thoughtful conveniences; all bathrooms are clean & comfortable.
There’s convenient grocery shopping in Alton, great food (try Shibley's at the Pier) & lots of sites to enjoy in the area surrounding Lake Winnipesaukee including Old Orchard Beach, Portsmouth, & Mt. Washington.
The owner was a pleasure to work with & quickly & professionally answered questions by email. One thing is certain, from the moment you arrive at the Cobbles, to your last day, you will not regret your decision to stay in this fantastic home. Thank you, we cannot wait to return!!"
Guest: Patricia B.
Date of Stay: June 2014
Review Submitted: June 30, 2014