A perfect central location for your White Mountain Valley Vacation. The Gecko Inn has a long tradition, 17+ years, of renting to 1 or 2 families looking for a peaceful location with mountain views yet only 20 minutes to Storyland, 10 minutes to Cranmore Mountain and Adventure Park and an easy drive to all North Conway amenities. Our home is located at the end of a cul-de-sac in the quiet Birch Hill development. This home used to be listing #22036 with 51 positive reviews before we purchased it from the previous owners. We are friends who rented from them every year and are excited to continue the same traditions to you. Whether you are coming to Ski, Hike, Tube the Saco River, Shop at the North Conway outlets, or relax by the fireplace or in the hot tub, The Gecko Inn is small enough for one family yet spacious enough for two families to enjoy. Most neighbors are full time residents so this is not a "party home."
NEW IN 2017:
Brand new 5 Person Nordic Retreat Hot Tub installed in May.
All new Mattresses and Box Springs as of September 9
It is minutes to the spectacular North Conway public golf course, Echo Lake, and to extensive hiking trails in the National forest, including the beautiful waterfalls and swimming pools of Diana's Baths. The Saco and Swift Rivers are very close by for water sports including summer tubing.
Awaiting you in North Conway Village, a short seven minutes away, is tax-free, outlet shopping, a plethora of spectacular restaurants, great nightly entertainment, numerous seasonal activities, sightseeing, parks and good old New Hampshire hospitality.
Family fun and entertainment abounds in the Mount Washington Valley area. StoryLand (20 minutes), Santa's Village (1 hour), the Conway Scenic Railroad (with visits from Thomas the Train and The Polar Express (Late Nov and Dec), Children's and weather museums, local farms, hay rides, and many other amusements are all within a short drive of the house. The Mount Washington auto road is an exciting day trip for the Summer or early fall visitors.
Skiers will appreciate the short distances to multiple ski mountains. Cranmore Mountain (10 Minutes), Attitash (20 min.), Black Mountain, Bretton Woods, King Pine, and Wildcat are all an easy drive. Come home to relax in the hot tub or sit by the fireplace to warm your toes. Stay in North Conway and enjoy the Mount Washington Valley to its fullest in every season!
Inside the spacious contemporary home you will find three floors. The open first floor has a full bathroom, a bedroom with two sets of bunk beds (mattresses replaced Sept 2017) , a fully-equipped kitchen, a six-foot farmer's table, breakfast bar, cathedral ceiling Family Room, with a Sky Chair, TV, DVD and fireplace, that opens onto a 300-square-foot deck from which you can enjoy peace and solitude, or have social gatherings. There is an attached mud room for all your ski/snowboard/bike/outdoor gear. The deck also has a sun room with Hot Tub (brand new in May 2017) for year-round enjoyment.
The second floor has 2 Bedrooms, full bath and a loft area. One bedroom with a view of the Moat mountains and a queen sized bed (new mattress and box spring as of Sept 2017), another bedroom also with a queen sized bed (also new mattress and box spring as of Sept 2017), a full bathroom, and a loft area with a single day bed and seating space perfect for reading or playing a board game.
The lower level, finished with full bath, bedroom with two single beds (new Mattresses and Box Springs as of Sept 2017) and a 2nd family room with TV and a queen Futon sleep sofa. Challenge your family members or friends to a Foosball tournament! This is a great added space for the kids to play while the adults are upstairs or for a second family to have their own space.
The house is ideal for one family or two families to share a vacation. This is not a "Party Home" as we are located in a quiet neighborhood and our guests must adhere to respectful noise levels at all times.
There is a gazebo in the backyard and a fire pit just outside for those romantic autumn evenings. There is not a grassed area for play as it is a wooded lot. The surrounding area is quiet and peaceful, with conservation land nearby for hiking and cross-country skiing.
We are just 2 hours and 30 minutes from Boston, 3 hours from Worcester, and 4 hours from Hartford, CT. The Pizza Barn in Ossipee has been a family favorite to stop for Dinner or lunch when driving up.
New Hampshire room tax is included in all rates.