Historic family summer home built in 1918, on shore of an unusual quiet lake, in Holderness, NH. This home was the meeting place for anthropologists and psychologists, such as Rollo May, Margaret Mead, Gregory Bateson, Peter Blos, and Robert Lynd. Owner's family in residence since 1921. Private and peaceful setting.
House ideal for family reunions, group gatherings, etc. (Not suitable for bachelor parties or wedding receptions or other events involving night time revelry.) Large dining room, kitchen with two refrigerators and commercial six burner stove. Great room with ‘cathedral ceiling,’ fireplace, pump organ, piano, and overlook balcony. Porch overlooking lake was background for photos in books about Margaret Mead. House and lakefront were background for Life Magazine article in 1959.
Six bedrooms in house with total of 5 Queen Beds, and 5 Twin Beds. Caravan has an additional Queen Bed. Additional fee for additional guests past total of 14.
Option to rent the one bedroom (with fold out queen bed in living room) apartment that is year round--ask for details. Cost to rent apartment when renting main cottage by the week is 700 per week.
Caravan accommodate two persons in one queen size bed. Caravan has electricity but no plumbing.
5 acre lot, bordered by woods on both sides. Caretakers live on property in adjacent homes.
Cost for rentals in July and August 650 per night. For Sept and June 500 per night. 7 night min for July and August. 3 night minimum for June and Sept.