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Sleeps5
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Lovely cottage with modern amenities and mission-style decor on spectacular Kezar Lake in the White Mountains. With gorgeous mountain views, good swimming, boating, great bass fishing and bird watching, it’s the perfect setting for a family vacation or quiet getaway. Available June through October.

Enjoy the outdoors with fewer mosquitoes and ticks! Our property is treated with non-toxic, environmentally safe peppermint and rosemary oil. Work done by Mosquito Squad.

• 3 bedroom, 1 bath (sleeps 5)

• Private, gradual sandy beach and anchored swim raft

• Private dock accommodates 18-foot boat

• 2-person kayak, 12-foot rowboat,

paddle board and canoe available.

• Sunny yard for Frisbee, badminton and croquet

• Fully equipped modern kitchen

• Propane-fueled wood stove

• Screened porch

• Flat screen TV and wireless internet

Attractions:

Gorgeous Kezar Lake!

Much quieter than Sebago or Winnipesaukee, with beautiful White Mountain Views.

Mt. Washington Valley at your doorstep!

Lovell Village and Center Lovell (3 miles):

• Restaurants

• Variety stores

• Gift and antique shops

• Marina

• Library

• Tennis courts

• 18-hole golf course

• Fishing shops and guide service

Bridgeton (13 miles):

• Indoor cinema

• Drive-in movie theater

• Golf /driving range

• Antiquing

North Conway, N.H. (25 miles):

• Outlet shopping

• Storyland

• Conway Scenic Railroad

• Mt. Washington Auto Road and Cog Railway

• Saco River guided canoe trips—and many other attractions.

Keywords: Lakefront Cottage,

More Details

Owner
Janet Wadsworth
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 7, 2017

About Janet Wadsworth

About our family:

We have been enjoying summers on Kezar Lake for six generations. My grandfather bought our first cottage in 1944. We are a family of musicians and artists and scientists. We love hiking, fishing, boating and bird watching as well as just floating on the lake in a tube. Preserving the beauty of Kezar Lake and the surrounding area has always been important to us.

About our property:

We have 2 rental cottages on our five-acre property. They are private residences with their own gradual, sandy beaches, yards and docks and plenty of sun. Both are listed on VRBO and Homeaway.com

The cottages are historically interesting properties.

Leaning Pines cottage (Listing #309030) was originally a general store in Center Lovell and was moved across the frozen lake to its current location many decades ago. It has undergone extensive renovation but the history can still be seen in the antique poured glass windows and New England cottage style. There is still one Lovell resident who recalls this grandfather telling him about moving the house across the frozen lake.

Our other cottage; The School House (Listing #305700) was one of Lovell original one room schoolhouses. This building was moved from its original location to the lake and has been extensively renovated. It still retains its architectural charm.

Janet Wadsworth purchased this cottage in 1945

Amenities

Lovell Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Village ...
General:
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • All bedrooms are on the second floor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Boat
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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5

Relaxing Stay on Kezar Lake at The School House

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at The School House on Kezar Lake.

We are a family of five - two adults, three teens - and we traveled with our black lab mix. We were looking for a quiet lake to enjoy swimming, kayaking, and canoeing. A place to read a great book and hang out together. The School House was the perfect spot. The swimming is fantastic as the lake is very clean. It was also a relatively quiet lake - not a lot of boat traffic. There is a nice size lawn for throwing a frisbee or playing wiffle ball.

The house was very clean when we arrived. We enjoyed the open layout of the first floor. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook our meals. The charcoal grill worked well. The beds were comfortable - we slept really well. We also enjoyed the luxury of having a washer and dryer.

We played a couple of rounds of golf at the Lake Kezar Country Club - fun course, inexpensive, easy to get a tee time. For really great food, take a short trip to the Stow Corner Store - by far the best food we ate out during our week.

The owner, Janet, was very accommodating, friendly, and helpful. We hope to stay there again and we would recommend The School House to our family and friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Lakefront Cottage

  • 5 of 5

Sadly, our wonderful week at "the Schoolhouse" on the shores of Kezar Lake will come to an end tomorrow. This property has everything you need for an enjoyable vacation in the beautiful White Mountain's lake region. Depending on your personal interests, you can swim, boat and relax by the lake all day or you can head off to North Conway for shopping, nightlife and tourist attractions. For the more adventurous types, you can enjoy some of the best hiking and river canoeing found anywhere. Whatever you do, make sure you stop by Ebenezer's Pub. It's just two miles up the road and it has been named the No. 1 beer destination in the world with over 800 different beers on site (and pretty good food, too).

When you return to the Schoolhouse after a long day of vacationing, you will truly feel like you are "home." It seems like Janet has thought of everything. If you need it, the Schoolhouse has it. The interior is decorated with care to provide a warm and easy New England living environment. Everything is extremely clean and well maintained. We will definitely recommend this property to all of our friends and we look forward to staying here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
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Providence, RI
5

Lovely cabin, great location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful vacation at the Schoolhouse! The cottage itself is very peaceful, comfortable, clean and well-equipped. There is a large grassy yard to play in and our 4 year old loved digging in the sandy beach and swimming in the lake. The lake is a great place for kayaking and fishing. The Lovell area is close to terrific hiking, Storyland and other kid-friendly activities. We are looking forward to returning.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2011
  • Stayed: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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United States
5

A wonderful, relaxing spot!

  • 5 of 5

My family loved our stay at the School House! The house itself is very clean and very comfortable. Janet is extremely accomodating and made sure we had everything we needed. We loved the kayak and spent a lot of time exploring this beautiful lake with it - when we weren't relaxing on the dock, fishing, swimming, and sunning ourselves on the float, watching the loons swim by. It's an easy trip to Sunday River where we had a great time on the zip line and mountain biking, as well as shopping and dining in North Conway. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2010
  • Stayed: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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north reading, ma, usa
5

charming lake front cottage

  • 5 of 5

Sitting on the lake view porch you can hear the loons crooning and the melodies drift across the lake from the music resort. We were transported to another world. Sunset drinks on the dock and floating on the lake were favorite past times.Truly a 1st rate vacation spot. The house was great - clean, comfortable with everything needed for a great vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2009
  • Stayed: Jul 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Lovell
Nearest Train
55 Miles
Portland Maine
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Loons Nest
Car: necessary

12 miles from AMC Cold River Camp

25 Miles from North Conway NH, Outlets, Storyland, mini golf

55 Miles to Portland ME

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.