About the property
- Condo600 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
1 Bedroom Condo: Stellar Lake Views-sleeps 4, 2 kayaks, wifi, screened-in porch
This tastefully decorated vacation suite on Mirror Lake is conveniently located 12 minutes from Santa's Village, five minutes from the Mountain Grand View Resort and 20 minutes from Bretton Woods. Enjoy the convenient location and wonderful amenities for a fraction of the cost.
Relish in the freshly updated interior, new furnishings, and a large screened-in porch. Enjoy the convenience of a full kitchen stocked with plates, cups, silverware and cookware along with a partially stocked pantry. The screened-in porch was built in the spring of 2017 and features a dining table with seating for four as well as an outdoor conversation set with a love seat and two comfortable chairs. Enjoy your morning coffee or evening wine viewing the tranquil lake.
This one bedroom vacation suite is part of a 10 cottage property on a main road nestled between the town centers of Whitefield and Lancaster. It is the middle unit of a 3 unit building. The suite boasts brand new tile floors throughout along with a modern, casual lake decor. There are new t.v.s in both the living room and the bedroom. Both t.v.s feature Netflix and Hulu. The living room t.v. also has an app which allows guests to watch Boston affiliates or a selection of cable networks like ESPN, USA, and Bravo. Stream your favorite shows while taking a break from making memories on the lake, hiking one of the near-by trails, or visiting Santa's Village.
The living room includes a sleeper sofa with a full sized memory foam mattress and chase.
The bedroom has a king sized memory foam mattress.
Enjoy the beautiful outdoors! The rental includes use of 2 kayaks as well as various rafts and lake gear during the warmer months and use of 2 sleds in the winter.
Traveling, with extended family of friends? Ask us about renting both places or renting the suite next door from our friends. # 1187338
Traveling with a dog or a larger group? Ask us about our 3 bedroom, pet friendly rental. VRBO # 732526
Quirks of Herb's HideAway to be aware of:
The house is on a main road. While traffic patterns vary, you may notice road noise while you are staying at the home.
Check in time: 3PM
Check Out time: 11:00AM
***Check in and Check out time could be flexible with advanced arrangements. Please inquire with the owner.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. Is the map on VRBO accurate?
answer: Not entirely. The suite is on the same side of the road as the lake and Mirror Lake is closer to the house than it appears on the map. It is less than a minute walk from the house to the edge of the water. Mirror Lake is a fresh water lake in the White Mountains. Please note that while we are on the lake, we are also on a main road and you may hear road noise while staying at the house.
2. Can we swim, kayak, or fish in the lake?
answer: yes, yes, & yes!
3. Is the property lake front?
answer: Yes & there is a row of cottages closer to the lake.
4. What do you mean by shared property?
answer: Our suite is part of the Lakeside Condominium Association. It sits on 2.65 acres which is shared with other cabins. You have privacy in the condo and screened-in porch. You also often meet some great people (or have playmates for children) when you want to be more social.
5. With other cabins on the property, will we have privacy?
For the most part, yes. There are times when there are more and less people staying on the property. Weekdays tend to be quieter on the lake.
7. Are there other children on the property?
Usually there are other children there. Our children enjoy playing in the water with the other children, making smores by the bonfire, or playing a game of kickball.
8. During ski/snowmobiling season, who is responsible for snow removal?
We have someone who plows the driveway if there is more than a few inches of snow. We have shovels and salt available to clear paths. It is the responsibility of guests to remove snow & ice from pathways.
9. Is there a coffee maker? Yes there is a traditional 12 cup coffee maker. We try to keep coffee filters in stock and we recommend that you bring your favorite coffee with you. There are also several local businesses nearby where you can grab a coffee.
10. Is there wifi? Yes. The wifi is reliable and available throughout the suite and screened-in porch.
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- Response time:
- within one hour
- english, german
- Calendar last updated:
- May 21, 2018
I grew up in a small MA town that bordered New Hampshire. There were no stores or restaurants within walking or even biking distance from my home. There was however, a piggery behind my house and a farm at the top of my street and around the corner. I spent much of my childhood playing outside and exploring the woods. I went to college in Boston and fell in love with the city (& my husband)! After finishing school and living in Hawaii for a few years, we returned back to the city where we met. We live in Boston with our two daughters and our dog, Bruno. We both teach within Boston Public Schools. We enjoy spending time with our girls, traveling, kayaking, jogging, enthusiastically cheering on our New England sports teams, and getting away to the lake whenever possible.
Heather purchased this Condo in 2017
Why Heather chose Whitefield
It is a great place to make memories with family and friends. It is a small lake that allows for wonderful kayaking and views.
What makes this Condo unique
We have a private setting and there are wonderful, friendly neighbors nearby. It is ideal, we get our quiet time and there are often playmates ready to explore the lake with our girls. If you are traveling with extended family or friends, we also have a three bedroom house on the same property.
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Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Heather was fantastic host very accommodating and the place looked even better then the pictures! Will definitely stay at herbs hideaway again
Perfect space for my wire and two kids.
We had a terrific weekend in the North Country. Herb's Hideaway (Heather and Steve's apartment at the lake) is well designed with an open kitchen/family area and a large bedroom with a king size bed. The kitchen had everything thing we needed.
The North Woods is a wonderful area with hiking trails nearby and many small towns to explore - Lancaster, Bethlehem, Littleton, etc. We had a great time at Rek-Lis, a new brewery in Bethlehem.
Heather and Steve's unit has an amazing screened in porch (actually doubles the living space). I look forward to going back when it is nicer so we can enjoy it more!
We spent two nights at Herb's Getaway and it was the perfect place after spending our days hiking in the White Mountains. Many great trails were only 30 minutes away. Everything was clean, the kitchen had everything we needed and the big couch and TV with Netflix was perfect for relaxing after climbing a couple of moutains. It was a bit too cold (it was late October) to enjoy the porch and the lake but it made for a great peaceful setting. The owner was very helpful and communicated with us right after we made our reservation to provide a list of local accomodations.
Thank you Philippe. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay. You were a wonderful guest and I hope that you return soon!
I had a great weekend. The room was spacious and modernized with a beautiful deck. Also, it was conveniently located next to little towns and hiking trails. My kids also enjoyed the experience stating, "this place is a paradise." Our family will definite visit again.
Thank you! We look forward to your next visit!
Just what we'd hoped for.
Low-key, quiet, self-serve - Walking in the door was so natural we felt we'd just walked into our own place. We brought kayaks for a sunset paddle, fired up grilled for supper, sat around fire pit and followed spooky flashlight wandering around on the island, which morning revealed was likely NOT supernatural after all. Headed up to Weeks Park for surprising view from tower, and took an unplanned route through Crawford Notch which was spectacular, its cascade easy to explore from the road pullout. Thank you!
It sounds like a fun weekend! Thank you very much for staying with us and for your review.
Wonderful home away from home
The house was perfect for our stay here in NH. Clean and well-appointed, with amenities. The bed is a memory foam and comfortable. It was so nice to sit on the covered porch and not be bothered by the bugs. Area attraction pamphlets are provided in a binder, which was very helpful. Very nice stay.
Thanks for staying with us. We are glad that you enjoyed your trip & are happy to have you stay at Herb's Hide Away again.
Mirror Lake a peaceful and fun location within the White Mountains. Kayaking, swimming, and fishing are steps away from your door. Fantastic hiking and views at Weeks State Forest just 4 miles away. Go golfing, have a nice dinner, or just enjoy the views at the Mountain Grand View Resort less than a mile away. Santa's Village is within 15 minutes of the home. Clarke's Trading Posting and Whalestale Water Park are approximately 40 minutes away while Storyland is about an hour away. The Weathervane Theatre is nearby and in addition to having regular summer performances, they also have a great children's theatre camp in July & August. The Rialto Theatre, located a few miles down the road in Lancaster, has family movies every Tuesday morning, new releases, live plays, and movie festivals. The local libraries are fantastic. The Whitefield library is a few miles away- small but cute. The Lancaster library is located next to the farmers market and it has a fabulous children's room. Whitefield has free weekly movies in the during the summer.