Private, Quiet, Lake House: Very Limited Availability(5 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3-30 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:Yes
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (9 beds, sleeps 11)
Lake Sunapee is 20 feet from the house with views from all rooms except the kitchen and one bedroom which look out to 70' Hemlocks, white pines and hardwoods blazing with color in the fall. Shoreline of 510 feet. No other homes in sight but views to the southern end of Lake Sunapee and Mount Sunapee.
House is can be wheelchair accessible: no steps into entry, ramps onto front porch and deck. Main bathroom accessible with tub/shower and transfer seat. It's not perfect, but it should accommodate. Call for more details.
Sleeps 11: Five bedrooms (three very spacious), 2 full, 2 half baths, Great Room, enclosed porch with dining area and fully equipped kitchen provide room for gatherings and privacy when needed. Dock and large deck, 510' shoreline and fabulous natural beauty all around outside; HDTV and Internet provide contact with the external world if you want it.
Perfect for nature lovers with unparalleled shoreline access and woods. Enjoy the water by kayak, canoe, power or sailboat and skate, snow shoe or xx ski across the Lake. Of course, swimming/downhill skiing is awesome. Extended families will love to gather in the Great Room (20 x 30'), enclosed porch, or large deck to eat, play board games/puzzles/cards, sing around the player piano or marimba. Spacious house allows for separate spaces with three, large bedrooms and two average sized bedrooms decorated with art and antiques from a family of artists, writers and travelers. Full kitchen supplied to serve everyone comfortably. Two full and two half bathrooms.
Near to major highways, Dartmouth College, Mt. Sunapee Ski Area, and less than 2 hours from Boston.
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
Small area cleared for little ones, but the water has lots of rocks. Depth of water from 50' dock is 4'5' during summer; boat docking, adult swimming. Sandy town beach 2 miles away (guest pass makes it free) and State Park Beach with sand is 5 miles away (fee.) House kid friendly. 'Playhouse' in yard a delight for children. Lots of games and water toys available....moreless
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
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- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
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- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
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- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
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- Housekeeper Optional
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Jan 1 - Apr 29, 2017
30 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Pet Fee $50
- Tax Rate 9%
New Hampshire Room Tax of 9% of rental fee needs to be additional to rental rate. This internet format doesn't seem to be taking in that information correctly, sorry! Also winter rates also include utilities.
Traveloers pay refundable security deposit of $500 to hold reservation; 1/2 of total rental and NH Rooms tax 2 months before stay; balance of 1/2 rental and taxes one month before stay
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Year Purchased: 1957
About the owner: Retired couple still pursuing interests in our nearby shop and studio: artwork, machine shop, woodshop, etc.
Why the Owner Chose Sunapee, NH, USA:
Hemlock Harbor has been in the family since 1957. We love the setting and the house and enjoy sharing it with others who appreciate it. We rent the property to pay the outrageously high property taxes!
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Hemlock is a marvelous place to relax, gather with family and friends, write/paint/create (27 books were written here) and play. The Great Room is the gathering place inside with a huge table and benches for eating, playing cards, visiting or working on a project in front of the fire or looking out over the Lake. Player piano and marimba provide lively entertainment if you don't want to watch Cable or just read in the seating area. Five bedrooms provide plenty of space; there are seating areas and desks in most. Ground floor wheelchair accessible. There is limited access to the pristine class 'A' waters of Lake Sunapee and very few properties with 550' of shoreline in a quiet cove. We can see neighbors' docks but no other houses. Winter is magical whether there is snow over the ice for cross country skiing and skidooing or clear for skating. It's a lovely place, charming, not flashy or modern but with what a person really needs available. Consider an off season retreat with family or friends. Facilitate a retreat for writers, scrabble players, kayakers, photographers. Proprietor available to prepare meals for groups if pre-arranged.
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House from Lake Sunapee taken from dock near Ring Toss game.
View from canoe in harbor;part of 510' of Hemlock Harbor shoreline, 4 acres!
Facing southwest, Monet bridge and Penny Island in distance.
View thru Great Room out to 3 season porch and deck.
"San Francisco" single bedroom downstairs with optional crib, in room 1/2 bath.
Kitchen, pantry thru door, breakfast nook to right.
Upstairs lakeside bedroom, also double bed on right, room 14 x 20' (full bath)
Forrest side upstairs bedroom facing east.
View from dock looking south
Early morning after rain on deck facing southeast.
View of Hemlock Harbor on other side of bridge to Penny Island.
Great Room looking out through enclosed porch (HDTV, player piano, fireplace)
Downstairs master bedroom (queen), sink in room, view of Lake and Mt. Sunapee
Bar in Entry Hall
Breakfast nook, next to main entry.
Lakeside upstairs bedroom facing west into bathroom. One full and one twin bed.
Upstairs Forrest Room looking west, bathroom door. Three twin beds.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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