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Novella Cottage at Newfound Lake, Sandy Beach

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

2 bedrooms, 1 full bath, sleeps 4

Nestled in the pines, our roomy year round cottage awaits your family's arrival. Located on pristine Newfound Lake, journey back to yesteryear in this unique two-bedroom cottage. The beautiful white sandy beach of Pasquaney Bay will surely delight kids of all ages, while the cottage offers its guests a private, comfortable setting to vacation and relax in.

This charming historic cottage, built in the 1930's, brings out the charm of days gone by. Extensively updated in 2001, this rustic cottage still maintains it's unspoiled quaintness of the time, with an updated feel for the comforts of your home away from home. It boasts a modern kitchen and bath, and a spacious screened-in porch that is perfect for an outdoor meal; or simply a place to just sit back, relax, and enjoy your getaway. With an amply sized yard and plenty of room to roam, this setting is perfect for guests who enjoy the atmosphere of a cottage, but prefer the privacy of a setting all to themselves.

Rates: The Summer rental period is weekly from Saturday to Saturday. Check-in time is 2:30P.M. and check-out time is 10:00A.M.

A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation. Deposit must be received within 7 days of making reservation. Balance required within 4 weeks prior to scheduled arrival.

A $200 refundable security deposit is required to help cover damages or the need for excessive cleaning by our cleaning staff.

If a cancellation becomes necessary and the cottage is not re-rented, no monies will be returned. If the cottage is re-rented, all monies will be returned less a 10% processing fee.

We accept checks or money order. Sorry, no credit cards.

Check out our website.

Policies : Guests do need to bring their own towels and sheets.

Sorry, no pets are allowed.

No fireworks or sparklers permitted.

Smoking is not permitted in the cottage. Smoking is permitted outside only. All cigarette or cigar butts must be disposed of properly and not left on the ground.

Day visitors permitted, with permission.

Overnight company permitted by exception and only if arrangements have been made at time of reservation.

Please observe the 10:00 PM quiet time rule.

More Details

Steve Hering
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018


Bridgewater Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • If reservation is cancelled and the cottage is not re-rented, no refund. If the cottage is re-rented, all monies will be returned less a 10% fee.
  • Children must be observed at all times.
  • Review 'Overview/'About this property' for additional rules, information, and details.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Lake
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
*Fully equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, coffeemaker, and (of course) dishwasher *Extra large screened porch *Air conditioned for your comfort *Monitor heater for those occasional chilly evenings *Cable TV, just in case you can't help but stay in touch (though we doubt you'll use it) *Internet access *(internet and cable: summer months only) *2 bedrooms / sleep 4 *1 bedroom with queen-sized bed *1 bedroom with double bed *Washer and dryer are also included *Owner on site


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Novella Cottage at Newfound Lake, Sandy Beach
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 6 reviews

Our favorite vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

Wanted to post a review after having just reserved our summer week that will mark our 10th year staying at the cottage. So looking forward to coming back again. We just love our morning coffee sitting on the porch, and the long afternoons in the sun on the beach. And of course some of the best sunsets around!! Thanks Steve, for listening to my so many 'stories'.

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cabin, but very close to busy road

  • 4 of 5

My wife and I recently spent a weekend at the cottage, having heard that Newfound Lake had beautifully clear water. We were looking for a quiet lakeside getaway to relax and do some kayaking. Steve was very responsive to my emails and was able to clarify the process of paying by check which I had never done before when using VRBO or Airbnb. We didn't need any assistance while we were at the cabin, but when Steve greeted us, he made it clear we could contact him if we needed anything and was very welcoming.

The cabin has rustic charm but as other have said has been updated to have modern conveniences. The big screened in porch was a very nice touche and we spent a good amount of time out there. The landscaping is very nicely maintained and it was great having such easy access to the beach a short walk away.

The downside is that the cabin is only about 50 ft from Rt. 3A which is a very busy road with lots of truck traffic. The road noise is nearly constant except for late at night and very early in the morning. Since we were trying to get away from the noise of the city, it was pretty disappointing to so much constant traffic noise. This might not bother everyone, but it did put a damper on the experience for us.

The only other issue I would note is that the mattress in the larger bedroom seems overdue to be replaced. It had large dents in it from people's sleeping locations and was very soft and worn out feeling. We opted to sleep in the smaller bedroom which had a very firm mattress. Obviously, this is an easy issue to fix.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This is our sixth year staying at Novella cottage. It can't be beat! My husband and I stay one week every year (wish it was longer) for our anniversary and just to have some time away together without the hassle of life. It is so relaxing.

It has everything you need and has that "awesome cabiny Newfound lake feel" but at the same time having all the modern necessities. Screened in porch is one of our favorites!

The owners are great and willing to help you enjoy your stay however they can. The beautiful beach is a stones throw away.

Although it is off a main road, once you get into the cabin and settled, you feel like you're you are in your own little piece of paradise.

Al and Liz Duchaney

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Newfound Vacation Yet!

  • 5 of 5

This is our 5th summer renting small family cottages on Newfound and we have found a gem. The charm of a 1940s lakeside cottage without all the quirks. The owners updated the cottage about ten years ago, including insulation, foundation, and lots of beautiful touches inside (track lighting, full W/D, up-to-date kitchen amenities like dishwasher, fridge, stove - all full size). The result is a cottage with the feel of the quaint cottages of yesteryear, but with the added luxuries of modern living. The large grassy yard is wonderful for the kids and the sandy beach cannot be beat. ps: What amazing sunsets!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2011
  • Stayed: July 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Salem, NH

Great vacation getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My fiance and I rented the cottage for 2 weeks in July, and we were very happy with our vacation rental this year! The cottage was really nice, it had just about everything we needed from kitchen utensils (including a dishwasher that worked!), a washer dryer, A/C, and internet access when we weren't at the beach. The owner was really nice and very helpful when we had questions (or when we accidentally locked ourselves out of the cottage ^_^ ). The best part of this place was the HUGH screened in porch! It was beautiful and really great to sit out there and eat our meals or just relaxing with a book while listening to the sounds of Newfound Lake.

I'd definitely recommend staying here if you are looking for a really nice place while vacationing!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Atkinson, NH

Newfound Cottage is beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most wonderful time at the cottage! Unsure about what we would actually find despite the adorable pix online, we were so pleasantly surprised to find it exactly as it was photographed.

The cottage was clean and updated and just gorgeous! It still has that "rustic cottage" feel, but with all the comforts of home--A/C, cable TV, dishwasher, washer/dryer--with a huge screenporch overlooking the big yard where the kids played.

The lake is only about 100 yards from the cottage, a short walk. There is a private beach area with soft beach sand. We're hoping to become "regulars" at Newfound Cottage!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2008
  • Stayed: August 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Please contact us for details regarding off-season rates. No refund if reservation is cancelled and we are unable to re-rent the cottage for the same period. If re-rented, monies will be refunded less a 10% fee.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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