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EPIC Sweeiping Views of Lake Winnipesaukee - close to beach AND Gunstock

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Fully remodeled 3BR/3BA home close to Gunstock with amazing Winnie views

VIEWS! VIEWS! VIEWS! See beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee from your private, spacious home away from home.


Bring your swimsuit, skis or snowboard and a smile - we provide everything you need for a relaxing vacation at the lake/mountains.

Cozy, recently COMPLETELY updated and remodeled single family retreat nestled in the hills of Gunstock Acres. 3 levels of decks, all with spectacular views of the Big Lake. Your vantage point is The Broads, with views over to the mountains, Rattlesnake Island and Lockes Island. Home is ultra-private with private, gated residents-only beach access for our guests (less than a half mile away - with parking, bathrooms and changing area), and Gunstock Mountain is a four mile drive. Our home is truly in the perfect location.

Fully-equipped kitchen with brand new IKEA kitchenware and every appliance you'll need to prepare meals for your family - including blender, toaster oven, crock pot, grill & grilling tools, griddle for morning pancakes - you name it, we have it! Cozy eat-in table, cute retro black/white checkered flooring and nice upgraded appliances, including brand new whisper quiet dishwasher. Don't forget about the amazing view from the window over the sink!

Separate formal dining room with new rustic furnishings and seating for 8, buffet stocked with barware for cocktails in the evenings, and separate slider out to wraparound deck with grill and wicker patio seating for 8.

Large family room/living room combo with hardwood flooring, slider out to the main wraparound deck. Large wall-mounted 65" flat screen smart TV with Directv, premium channels including NFL Sunday ticket and DVR. Wood-burning fireplace, cozy glider and new tasteful furnishings. Whole house wifi is also included.

Also on the main level is a half bath with full-sized washer/dryer, large coat closet and foyer.

Down one level (lowest level) is a sports lovers' paradise! Game room/main TV room with GIANT sectional and 65" flat screen TV with Directv, brand new hard surface flooring and dual sliders out to another deck with great views. Off to the side is ANOTHER flat screen with PS4 and small selection of games (or bring your own!), comfortable leather recliners and headphones/controllers for the kids. Great hang out for the kids or for large groups to watch a game or have a movie night, or do some gaming. Sectional is comfortable enough for the kids to sleep on, giving them space (and their own floor!) to hang out separate from the adults. Sectional easily fits 3 and extra bedding is provided. Did we mention the porch swing out on the deck?

Upstairs on the third level you will find 3 bedrooms:

Master bedroom with ensuite bath and small balcony. 32" flatscreen smart TV with Directv, premium channels including NFL Sunday Ticket. King bed with luxury bedding. Large closet, ensuite bath with dual sinks and a glass enclosed shower, fluffy towels and shampoo/conditioner/bath gel included. Separate thermostat for the master.

Queen bedroom with sitting area includes cozy armchairs facing floor to ceiling windows ... a great spot for morning coffee or to snuggle up with a good book and watch the Mt Washington cruise by.

3rd bedroom has a full-sized bed and bunk beds, large closets and a telescope for star gazing.

Upstairs shared bath has shower/tub combo, upgraded lighting and a fully stocked linen closet.

Our home was recently remodeled (January 2017) with new paint, brand new carpet in bedrooms (solid surface flooring everywhere else) and new furnishings, bedding and kitchenware. It has everything you'll need for a relaxing Lake getaway any time of the year, whether you're a winter person or prefer the Lake in summertime!

House has two car garage, 24/hour on-call property manager/handyman and all the comforts of home.

All bedding, linens and towels (including beach towels) are included in your rental, along with kitchen essentials like paper towels, toilet paper, dishwasher detergent, dish soap, laundry detergent, etc. Just call and ask - if you rent our place and need help packing we can let you know what to leave at home. We want you to arrive and feel right at home right away.

***LOOKING FOR A SMALLER, MORE AFFORDABLE OPTION? Check out our 3BR, 3Ba + loft townhome in the lakefront Samoset community. Listing #1325435.

We hope our home will be your vacation retreat for many years to come!

More Details

Paul & Rebecca
Member since: 2017
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Paul & Rebecca

Born and raised in the greater Boston area and spent summers visiting the Lakes Region as a camper at Camp Nokomis. My family is all back in New England and I get back every chance I get. Currently residing in San Diego. GO PATS!

Paul & Rebecca purchased this house in 2016

Why Paul & Rebecca chose Gilford

100% captivated by the views and the location. We've put our own touches on the inside and it is elegant, spacious, relaxing SPARKLING CLEAN and fully stocked with everything you'll need. No wood paneling, worn carpet or sagging fresh, clean and tasteful. PERFECTLY located whether you're a winter person or a summer person. Most floors are hard surface (except bedrooms) and we keep our home meticulously clean.

What makes this house unique

Location, VIEW, <1 mile away is private beach access (keycard access only for Gunstock Acres residents/guests), less than 2 miles to Gunstock Mountain, great shopping and restaurants nearby - Church Landing, Bootleggers, Tilton Outlets. General store at the bottom of our street and the elegant Ellacoya Barn & Grill is right there too. We want you to relax and treat our home like it's your own!


Gilford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely NO smoking in or around house (including decks). Any evidence of smoking will result in an additional $500 cleaning fee. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • You may use fireplace, but please sweep up and dispose of ashes. Dirty fireplace = $75 deduction from security deposit
  • Ensure all garbage is bagged and placed in bins provided (in garage) prior to your departure. Home must be broom clean and dishes washed/put away.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Dual Sinks - en suite to master
    Upstairs shared bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Linen closet
    Powder Room - toilet , Washer/Dryer inside also
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , En suite dual sink master bath and balcony
    Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , 2 overstuffed chairs facing sweeping views of Lake Winnie
    Kids' Room - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Large bedroom with views of the lake and side of the house
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Lake Winnipesaukee at its finest! Private home close to everything. In addition to everything listed above, we have other fun amenities to enhance your enjoyment.


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EPIC Sweeiping Views of Lake Winnipesaukee - close to beach AND Gunstock
average rating of 5.0 based on 17 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It was just a great experience to be up in the Lakes region! Paul and Rebecca’s property was overlooking Lake Winnepesaukee and every day and night you had nothing but spectacular views!!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Exceeded all expectations.

  • 5 of 5

Three of us stayed here during Laconia Motorcycle week and it was the perfect choice. The house, amenities, owners, location and the views were all amazing. Please read all the other great reviews as they are spot-on. I would definitely stay here again and highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Photos don't do the view justice

  • 5 of 5

Paul was a wonderful host, very attentive to our needs. The view is spectacular, and the house seems oriented to best enjoy it. The house itself is clean, modern, and well-equipped; there was even a set of shampoo and soap in the bathrooms in case anyone forgot theirs. I'd definitely recommend this to anyone looking to stay in the Laconia area.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House in Gilford, NH

  • 5 of 5

My extended family stayed at Paul and Rebecca's beautiful home in Gilford, NH for Memorial Day weekend. The house is in beautiful condition and comes equipped with everything you need (towels, linens, extra blankets, little shampoo/conditioner bottles are all provided!). There is even laundry available which was super helpful. There is a great lower level giant couch and gaming area for hanging out at night or on rainy days. We used the private beach that is literally down the road and despite the freezing water, the kids loved swimming and jumping off the dock. The windows in the bedrooms are gorgeous but they do let in a lot of light in the morning but we combated this with sleep masks to block the light. The upstairs is not air conditioned but we used the fans provided in the rooms and were ok (and it was HOT that weekend - in the 90s). I also can't say enough nice things about the owners. They were incredibly quick to respond to questions, and Paul called and talked me through the area, restaurant recommendations, grocery stores, etc. Finally, the views from the wrap-around porch are breathtaking - perfect for a relaxing morning coffee! I would highly recommend this beautiful home to anyone!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible Views in an Idylic Setting

  • 5 of 5

We loved Paul and Rebecca's house!

The house was great, and the views were even better! Each of the bedrooms looked out over Lake Winnipesaukee for gorgeous sunrise and sunsets each day. We loved the large common spaces and comfortable seating, it made for great movie watching and board game playing.

Paul got in touch the week leading up to our trip to make sure we didn't have any questions and followed up throughout our stay to make sure everything was good during our time there.

Fantastic stay, we'd stay here again no questions asked.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing view and great spacious home!

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at the house over the past weekend, to enjoy a nice long Labor Day weekend and celebrate my birthday. The house was very clean, spacious, well decorated and set up with everything you would need. I loved the bedrooms and really enjoyed having 2 living rooms. The view of the lake is beautiful! Paul was great and supportive, as he walked through details about the house upon my arrival. Would def. recommend this house for folks to stay at.

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Nearest Airport
57.4 Miles
Manchester International
Nearest Barpub
3.7 Miles
Patrick's Pub
Nearest Golf
6.5 Miles
Pheasant Ridge Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Ellacoya Barn & Grille
Nearest Ski
2.3 Miles
Gunstock Mountain
Nearest Beach
0.5 Miles
Gunstock Acres Private Beach
Car: necessary

In the heart of Gilford - just 2 miles from Gunstock Resort for great skiing and tubing in the winter, and less than one mile from a PRIVATE residents-only beach on the shore of beautiful Lake Winnipesaukee. Truly the perfect location for any season!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Insurance $79
Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000

Please see our rental agreement for more specific terms and conditions.

Our home is PRISTINE! We have fully equipped it with high-end furnishings and accessories, a fully-outfitted kitchen with every appliance you'll need, a grill, flat screen TVs, a PlayStation and many finishing touches that are not seen in your typical lake rental. As such, we REQUIRE a mandatory insurance policy purchase for protection against accidental damages. In addition, we require a $1,000 security deposit. This is based on our experience with VRBO and the limitations of the insurance policy they offer. We apologize for any inconvenience, but prefer guests that understand the importance of treating our home like their own and demonstrate this by sharing the risk. We will not waive either of these items. In return, please know that the home will be spotless and in excellent mechanical working order upon your arrival. Our home is not for everyone. Please do not consider us if you plan to "tie one on"...we DO NOT allow large parties, excessive loud music that disturbs neighbors or anything of the sort. Find another property, please, if your plans include this. Thanks for understanding.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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