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Cottage on Big Squam

Bedrooms 3
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

1920 one story Squam Lake cottage that sits three feet back from water. Screened porch faces the lake and opens up to long permanent dock. There are three bedrooms (two with queen beds and one with twin beds),one bathroom with shower, and a galley kitchen with dining area with two large windows that look out on lake (seats six comfortably) at one end. The living room runs length of house with two sitting areas and a lovely stone fireplace. The cottage is comfortably furnished and appointed. The screened porch provides an additional sitting area and table for meals. A sandy bottom private cove offers everyone a perfect area to enter the water and swim. A canoe and two single kayaks are provided with rental.

Keywords: House on lake with permanent dock and private cove

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2018

About Kathy

My siblings and I purchased this cottage from family friends in 2010. While we rent on occasion, this cottage has been a wonderful gathering spot for family and friends. Probably the biggest negative is its proximity to Rte 3---but because it is down a hill from the road, one is not aware of road traffic. The biggest positive is its view and location to the lake.

Kathy purchased this cottage in 2010

Why Kathy chose Holderness

135 miles of shoreline, over 20 islands, 2 public accessed islands (Moon and Bowman), and a community of residents and visitors who care and protect this spring-fed body of water make this one of the most beautiful places in the world.

What makes this cottage unique

This cottage is on the lake. Once you arrive you are set to enjoy a week of water activities without having to get back in your car; however, the cottage is located a mile from restaurants and the Holderness General Store if you need anything.


Holderness Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Family
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing


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(1 traveler review)

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Cottage on Big Squam
average rating of 4.0 based on 1 reviews

Authentic Squam Lake

  • 4 of 5

This cabin is an old camp in true New England manner. Very authentic and sitting right on the shores of Squam Lake which makes it ideal for water sports for the youngsters in your group. Our granddaughter's swimming improved hugely in the days she was there. The owners kindly provided linens for us as we came from California so it would have been a bit challenging to outfit the place for a week from afar. One thing to note is the proximity to the road so there is road noise. We had a good week exploring the area!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Manchester, NH


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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