Artist or Writer's Delight High Above Newfound Lake(21 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:7 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 3)
2012 chicken coop replacement on 1790s former sheep farm. Completely new building with spacious full kitchen, screened porch with an overlooking wide view of Newfound Lake, sunsets and field flowers. Twin-to-double bed can sleep 2, with convertible sofa for one. Desk area with WiFi. Decorated with humor, whimsy and gentle good taste. Hike right out the door with moose, deer and turkeys for company. Two brooks and a beaver pond a short hike away. Summer and fall fairs and festivals plentiful! Summer music programs at nearby Plymouth State University. 12 minutes to Hebron beach, less to Bristol beach, 20 to Wellington State Park for swimming, picnicking and boating.
Member since: 2012
- 800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Non Smoking Only
- Not Suitable For Children
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Lake View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
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My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
50% advance deposit by check is required to reserve. Nonrefundable 30 days or less prior to check-in date.
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The Coop is located on Newfound Farm,1.5 miles above the lake on a former 19th century sheep farm, on a dirt road.
The cottage is on the site of former chicken coop and is surrounded by fields and woods, with a lovely view to Newfound Lake. The main house has a recycled clothing business.
We're finishing a one mile hiking trail on the property, which can be easy or challenging, depending on your route. It's well marked, so no chance of getting lost!
Local cycling enthusiasts have worked with the state highway department to widen roads around the lake to allow for safer cycling, so bring your bike.
Privacy and quiet makes this an excellent location for writers and artists. You can hike right out the door with deer and turkeys for company.
Please read the Reviews for more ideas of what to do which other "Coopers" have found interesting!
Year Purchased: 2006
About the owner: Phyllis and Mitch are contented new arrivals to the Plymouth/Newfound area. Mitch Manseau is an inveterate hiker of many decades, retired Air Force officer and active in local town government. If your interest is hiking, you've got an experienced, trained AMC hike leader built in! Now he adds taming the fields with his Kubota tractor, and selectively cutting wood for the house's exterior wood boiler. Phyllis Rockwell creates clothing from recycled fabrics, gardens, and sings with the internationally-touring NH Friendship Chorus.
Why the Owner Chose Plymouth, NH, USA:
Mitch and Phyllis were looking for acreage with or without a building attached for many months. When this property became available, Mitch's comment upon seeing the house was, 'Where's a match?' (Please ask to see the original photos.) Reason prevailed, and a 10 month redevelopment followed by a wonderful home occurred. The Coop was the last Big Project, which we think you'll grow to love also.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
Unique benefits? Just look around! Be as active as you wish: you can partake in the busy life of the lake, or reconstitute your soul in the peace of the farm.
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After the catnap.
Privacy from the main house.
View from the living room through the porch to the lake.
Lovely, workable kitchen!
Back yard of the coop.
Looking to the lake near the coop.
Morning coffee and birdsong.
Computer desk with wi-fi connection.
Why the chicken finally crossed the road.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Friday, January 13, 2017
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