About the property
- House4500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay3 - 7 nights
House, 6 Bedrooms + Detached Unit, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 13-16) + optional 1 bdrm apt
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.
Kevin Frank and Caryn McHose
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- Response time:
- within one day
- Calendar last updated:
- Mar 30, 2018
About Kevin Frank and Caryn McHose
Kevin Frank is the seventh and last child of Lawrence Frank who purchased Cloverly Cottage as a summer home in 1924 after renting it starting in 1921. L K Frank lived in New York City until 1955 when he moved to Belmont, MA. L. K. Frank had a career associated with research in child development Kevin and his wife Caryn maintain the property as well as work as body therapists (movement, Rolfing, Somatic Experiencing). Kevin and Caryn have an orchard of fruit trees (mostly many varieties of apples) on the property and press cider in the fall.
Kevin Frank and Caryn McHose purchased this House in 1924
Why Kevin Frank and Caryn McHose chose Holderness
This property is for families who want to experience a traditional lake house experience, as contrasted from the lakes with motorboats and water skiing etc. The kayaks, canoes, and sunfish are typical of the boats one sees on White Oak Pond. The house has a large porch where many groups spend time with each other while taking in the view of the pond and the distant hills.
What makes this House unique
Quiet lake; spacious land around house; view of lake from porch; sparely populated end of White Oak Pond and pond has 7.5 hp limit.
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
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Additional information about rental rates
Apartment rate is $125 per night weekday and $135 per night Fri and Sat
Deposit due when mailing signed reservation contract. 50% rental fee due 60 days prior to rental. Balance due 14 days prior to rental.