Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled

Cozy, Wooded, Waterfront, Mountain View Cabin on Silver Lake

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

Nature lovers delight! Secluded cabin, on a peninsula, on Silver Lake, at the foot of Mt. Monadnock. We get both morning and afternoon sun on each dock. One dock overlooks the entire lake and has a clear view of the mountain, and our other dock is in a quiet, private cove with wildlife all around. The peninsula is called Blueberry Point. It is covered with blueberry bushes, and in late July and August the bushes drip with native blueberries. Bordering our property are well marked Audubon trails and quiet dirt roads. The cabin was built in 1948 and has a beautiful fieldstone fireplace, 2 screened-in porches, and all the basic amenities. Come share our little bit of paradise, listen to the loons and water lapping, as you relax with a good book in the hammock, or take a day in nearby Peterborough or Keene where you will enjoy great restaurants and shopping... with lots of antiquing! Visit the historical town of Harrisville only 5 min. away with a traditional general store with great coffee, baked goods, soups, sandwiches and the New York Times! Take the kids to The Friendly Farm and let them nurse a newborn sheep and feed the goats, then off to mini golf and ice cream. For an active day, climb majestic Mt. Monadnock. Our renters always come back for the peacefulness that seems to balance their lives and gives them perspective.

Keywords: Cabin, cottage

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 19, 2017

About The Owner

My wife and I, with 2 wonderful children, enjoy the outdoors, fishing and spending time at the lake. My grandfather built this cabin in 1948 and I am proud to protect, maintain and continue his legacy with my brother and Aunt. This is a truly special place and we hope you enjoy and respect the experience together at our family retreat.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 1948

Why The Owner chose Monadnock Region

This cabin has always been in my family.

What makes this cabin unique

Silver Lake is known as one of the cleanest lakes in New Hampshire. We enjoy endless hours of swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing, sailing and sunning.


Nelson Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
  • Sleep Sofa / Futon (1): Full size is available if needed in the living room.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 3 garden chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
2 kayaks, 1 canoe, 1 paddle board and a swim dock, outdoor shower, snorkels, fins, & life jackets. The cabin phone has unlimited long distance and local service. We have internet service with WiFi.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

100% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
Cozy, Wooded, Waterfront, Mountain View Cabin on Silver Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews

Our third visit...enuf said

  • 5 of 5

A little corner of paradise.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Quiet and peaceful summer lakeside cabin surrounded by blueberry bushes and conserved forest.

  • 5 of 5

This lovely rustic cabin, built in 1947, is a slice of old NH summer life on the lake, and a wonderful place to recharge the spirit. If you love nature, this is the place to be. Secluded on a private peninsula on the less developed end of Silver Lake, surrounded by blueberry bushes, smelling of pine forest, with the ever present sounds of forest birds and the loons calling from the lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
1 0

Nice place to get away from it all!

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time at the cabin. It was lovely! The cabin was exactly as it was described and was perfect for us. We enjoyed the solitude and being away from it all. It was very quiet, relaxing and enjoyable--the way a vacation should be!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0
Columbia, Ct.

Romantic Getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was a wonderfull get away. It was the last place on the access road in and very quiet and secluded. We will definately return again to enjoy this incredible experience.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
2 0

In Love With Blueberry Point

  • 5 of 5

This was our third rental of the cabin at Blueberry Point. As was true of the last two times, we loved it. We love the feeling of isolation and total quiet, although I admit that the addition of wi-fi is a big plus. Our routine, as usual, is to spend the vast majority of our time at the cabin, enjoying the lake, especially the kayaking. We generally make several trips to Harrisville (6 miles) for coffee and the New York Times, and one trip to Peterborough for lunch at the diner and shopping at the Toadstool Bookshop. We never go out for an evening meal, largely because it seems too far to go when we could be eating in front of the log fire.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
3 0
Greenfield, Ma

Splendid in every way!

  • 5 of 5

I can say without any reservations that our vacation on Silver Lake was perfect in every way. The cabin was well appointed, games, fireplace, gas grill, warm blankets, utensils, books, views, screen porches and privacy. For us privacy and access to the water is very important and the boathouse cove was ideal for afternoon sun and soak while the lakeside dock was perfect for an early morning swim and coffee or afternoon nap in the hamock. Very few bugs, lots of birds and chipmunk activity...for entertainment.

We had one small glitch, called the owner and he responded with good humor and immediate results. Hiked Mt Monadnock one day and took a few trips to Harrisville for ice cream and email. All and all this vacation location is a delightful place if you are interested in quit and relaxation. For myself growing up in NH and spending summers on a lake when "camps" often had no phones, no TV and were all about slowing down and being surrounded by the natural world this was liking coming home.

Many thanks to the owners for keeping this slice of old NH alive and well.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
6 0


Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Cabin Boathouse
Nearest Point of Interest
Front Dock


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Rental rates include a $150 cleaning service / Short stays: minimum 4 days. The arrival time must be after 3pm, and departure by 12PM in order for us to clean the cabin properly. Thank you.

Payment is required by check. Please don't consider your reservation confirmed until you've paid in full.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

You might like these similar properties