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Cozy 3BR Thornton Cottage W/ Mountain Views Family + Pet Friendly

(34 Reviews)

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Welcome to your cozy New Hampshire cottage!


Last updated: 01/31/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-60 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

3 BR (sleeps 8), full bathroom, full kitch , expansive private property -

Retreat to the fresh, mountain air of this White Mountain cottage. The eco-built cottage is private, yet close to all amenities. It features a warm, wood interior and a Vermont Castings gas stove. The bright open-concept main floor has living area, fully equipped kitchen, full bath, and laundry, which is overlooked by a cathedral ceiling. A 3 bedroom mezzanine has 2 rooms, 2 with double beds, and 1 with 2 bunk beds. Free wifi, Apple TV, and Cable! Loon and Cannon Mountains are 15 min by car; Waterville Valley Mountain is a 25 min. drive south. The deck provides a beautiful Mountain View and steps out to the fire pit and the 70-acre property with hiking and snow-shoe trails, a pond, a beaver dam, and a path to the Pemmigewasset riverfront. We welcome pets (60$/ visit/per pet fee) and have made the cottage very child friendly. Check the reviews of past guests and book with us. We take pride in keeping our on-line info up-to-date. All taxes and utilities are included in the rates.

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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 01/31/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 8
  • Children Welcome:

    Children are welcome! We bring our three children here whenever we visit. There are lots of toys, movies, and books available for the kids to use while they stay....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We don't mind if you bring your well behaved pets! We just charge a $60 pet fee, per pet to cover the extra cleaning that may be necessary, and we are less expensive than a kennel would be. ...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    sleeps two...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

    sleeps two...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 twin/ single, 1 child bed

    sleeps three ...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    living room pull out couch...moreless

  • Bedrooms located on the mezzanine are simple and cozy. They each have a bed (three twin beds in middle room), lamp light and a side table for each sleeper, a dresser and some clothes hanging area. For your comfort, we have just updated all bedding to luxury 100% cotton 300 count, hotel style sheets, pillows and duvets....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • There is one full bathroom in the cottage with a tub shower.

Other Amenities

  • We now have Apple TV device so you can log into your account and watch whatever you want. New! 2011 a flat screen tv. We also have the following available: a child's booster, hair dryer, curling iron, some children toys (ask about their location), a pack n' play or child's play pen, a crib mattress We do have kayaks and a canoe for your use. The best way to take advantage of these is to load them onto or in your car and drive them to one of the many nearby boat launch areas along the Pemmigewasset River....moreless


  • Books:

    Nothing makes a place seem more home like than books, and there are lots of them here.We have books for kids, and adults, vintage, and newer. Enjoy them while here and leave them for the other guest. ...moreless

  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player:

    There is a DVD player and a few DVD's to select from.There is also a local store that will rent them to you if you still do that...moreless

  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable:

    There is a new flat screen tv for your entertainment which does have a basic cable service for your convenience. ...moreless

  • Television:

    We have DVD, Apple TV device...moreless

  • Toys:

    We have a good selection of toys for kids ages 1-6, and a few board games, and cards to entertain you on rainy days or dark nights....moreless

  • VCR


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Duty Free Shops
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River:

    We have 2000ft of riverfront property that can be accessed through pathways from the house....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer:

    There is a full size washer and dryer for your convenience....moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    The cottage is heated with a beautiful vermont cast iron stove. This is fed with propane which is automatically filled for you. There is suplemental electric heat if you need it....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet:

    We just added Apple TV if you have your own accounts that you can log into once you are there. ...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    The beds will be expertly made with luxury linens and the towels will be set out for you upon your arrival....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    There is a driveway right beside the house that is well maintained for you in the winter and summer months....moreless

  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone:

    There is a telephone there but there is no long distance cervice. You can make local calls and have people call you if you need to. It is really only there for emergencies. There is also an analog telephone that can be plugged in in the unlucky event that you lose electricity....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    There is a full size washer and dryer for your convenience....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have free wifi! There is no need for a code. All you do is plug in your computer and you should find that you have free internet access!...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    There is a new coffee maker there which takes ground beans. There are usually plenty of filters on hand! ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    All cooking utensils are provided including a lobster pot, and a waffle iron!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    The dishwasher is a full size dishwasher. We don't want you to have to do dishes while you are on vactaion!...moreless

  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Our kitchen has a large size fridge, oven, stove, microwave, a four slice toaster, plenty of pots and pans including a lobster pot, baking pans, and all of the knives and utensils you need to make the recipies you finally have time to try. ...moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    The microwave is there for you to use whenever you want....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    The refrigerator is a full size and will most likely contain some of the condiments that you will need while you are there....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    We have a four slice toaster for your convenience while you stay here. ...moreless


  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Boat With Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Some of the best golf is to be had in the area. Check the web to find the best near our location!...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Interested in using the kayak or canoe? You are welcome. You need to transport them with your car to some of the many river openings.There are also companies that will transport you and pick you up....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Brand new as of 2013. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.9
from 34 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter 2016/7
Dec 1 - Mar 31, 2017
60 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$225 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,200 $3,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $60
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300





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Last updated: 01/31/2017
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Car: Necessary

Nestled among the western slopes of the White Mountains, the cottage in the Thornton area is conveniently located right off Interstate 93 at exit 31 or 28.

Visitors will find a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, a unique selection of tax-free shopping at dozens of shops, superb dinning. Challenging outdoor activities abound for adventurers seeking a more active trip. In this region of the state you will find some of New Hampshire’s most beautiful natural attractions including mountains, rivers, and waterfalls. Nature-lovers can explore to their heart’s content and never get tired. Hikers and mountain bikers will love the trails that go for miles through scenic woodlands and climb up the highest mountain slopes in New England. It is also one of the most famous places to view the fall colors.

Other Activities: skiing and hiking


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: We are a family with three young children who live in Toronto, Ontario and love to vacation in New Hampshire, we have a Viszla. Jeremy is a contractor, builder and Solar Panel Instaler and Stephani is a commercial photographer specializing in Food and Interiors. We love spending quality time together and cherish the time we spend at the cottage. We love it so much we want to share it when we are not there so other people can experience the restful rejuvenation we get when we are there.

Why the Owner Chose Thornton, NH, USA:
The property on which the cottage is built has been in our family since 1929. My Grandmother's parents built as small cottage (Wadcheeaukee East) when she and her siblings were teenagers. Her family spent summers there, then eventually my grandmother spent summers there, and my mother, sister and I would visit in the summers. Eventually, my sister and I inherited the property and because we wanted to preserve the family history, we thought that we should build another cottage on the lot (the original cottage is too small) so that we could take our families there and share our love of the White Mountains, and the New Hampshire area.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The cottage is cozy and separate from other cottages, yet it is close to all amenities.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 70%
Calendar last updated: 01/31/2017

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  • Welcome to your cozy New Hampshire cottage!

    Welcome to your cozy New Hampshire cottage!

  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

  • Fire-pit right outside your door

    Fire-pit right outside your door

  • Enjoy the View of Snow Topped Moutains

    Enjoy the View of Snow Topped Moutains

  • Roasting marshmallows at one of the two fire pits

    Roasting marshmallows at one of the two fire pits

  • Kayak on the Pemmigewasset river

    Kayak on the Pemmigewasset river

  • Run and play on the property trails

    Run and play on the property trails

  • Mirror Lake is a 7 min drive from the cottage

    Mirror Lake is a 7 min drive from the cottage

  • Pine Interior Front Entrance

    Pine Interior Front Entrance

  • Cozy Bedroom for 2 With East Light

    Cozy Bedroom for 2 With East Light

  • bedroom with two twin bunk bed sets

    bedroom with two twin bunk bed sets

  • Cozy Cottage

    Cozy Cottage

  • Your Winter Cottage in the Trees

    Your Winter Cottage in the Trees

  • Welcome to the cozy Winter Cottage

    Welcome to the cozy Winter Cottage

  • Exterior deck with two picnic tables

    Exterior deck with two picnic tables

  • South Exterior View-River Property-White Mountains

    South Exterior View-River Property-White Mountains

  • Beautiful views! Mountain view from property trails

    Beautiful views! Mountain view from property trails

  • We Are Pet Friendly

    We Are Pet Friendly

VRBO #355792

This listing was first published here in 2007.

Date last modified - Friday, March 24, 2017

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