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Spectacular Luxury Multi-Million Dollar Home

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

5 Bedrooms, 6 baths, Sleeps 12 Waterfront

This property is located at 558 Edgewater Drive.

Gorgeous luxury home on desirable Governor's Island (bridged) on Lake Winnipesaukee. 5 Bedrooms, 6 baths and an elevator! You will love the breathtaking views from every room. All bedrooms are on the second level. The master bedroom has a king bed, stunning lake views, private bathroom and two double bed sized pull out couches. One room has a private bath with two twin beds, one with private bathroom and a queen, another with a shared bath and a queen and the last with twin beds and a shared bath. Relax and experience the comforts of lake style living in the open concept Great Room on the main floor with cathedral ceilings, wood burning fireplace, and all glass view of the lake. This room connects to the expansive deck, gourmet kitchen, and lovely dining room that overlooks the lake. An extra slip on the 70 foot long dock is just waiting for your boat! Swim in crystal clear water right from the front of this amazing property or walk down 9 houses to the community beach, club house and playground with tennis courts. This excellently appointed home is available for rental in every season and is conveniently located near Gunstock Mountain Resort and other Lakes Region activities. Enjoy all the adventures that Gunstock has to offer, something for every season: Zip Line and Segway tours, aerial treetop course, hiking and mountain biking trails. In addition we are only 2 miles from the famous Weirs Beach. Movie Theater, Grocery stores and restaurants all nearby. Plenty of fun and relaxation for the entire group! Absolutely no smoking and no pets on the premises. Sorry we do not host weddings!!! This house is a sleep 12 with enough parking for 5 cars. Occupancy limits are strictly enforced. There is no parking allowed in the street. NH R&M License # 057374

Barbara Aichinger
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Barbara Aichinger

We are small business owners who love lake living. This house is perfectly situated for spectacular views and close water proximity. It is our little slice of paradise!

Barbara Aichinger purchased this estate in 2002

Why Barbara Aichinger chose Lake Winnipesaukee

When Governor's Island was first developed back in the 1920's this property was Lot 10 one of the first ten properties chosen due to its superior location and its breathtaking views. We rebuilt the property in 2007 and this beautiful house is the result.

What makes this estate unique

The open floor plan, amazing views and inviting waterfront make this home unforgettable. In the wintertime the snow covered lake and clear views are almost startling and the summer time is just paradise.

Come see for yourself!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks so much for a great weekend! All in all, your home and the views are amazing!
Nov 2012
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Gilford Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Second Floor Twin Bedroom - toilet , shower , Private bathroom for this twin bedroom
    Foyer - toilet , Lovely foyer bathroom
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , private in room bathroom with shower
    Private bath for Queen bedroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private to this bedroom
    Queen Bedroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Also hall access.
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , shower , Nice bathroom with shower in the lower level
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Twin Bedroom 1 - 2 twin/ single , private bath and large closet
    Queen Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large Closet, waterviews and private bathroom
    Master Bedroom - 1 king , 2 double , Private bath, water views, TV, large room over 3 car garage
    Queen Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Queen bed, water views, shared bath
    Twin Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds, shared bathroom, nice closet
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 8 garden chairs
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Governor's Island has hiking trails and a community beach that is a short walk away along with a children's playground and tennis courts.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Spectacular Luxury Multi-Million Dollar Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Memorable Holiday Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

This is an amazing property with a very well designed house in a spectacular setting overlooking Lake W. While the property is on sale, it's well furnished and supplied with plenty of kitchen ware, perhaps the only wants are a tea kettle and a new coffee maker. Bedding and linens were nice but mattresses will not compare to luxury hotels/condos (in general not available in this area if it's important to you). There are plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms for privacy. It's very close to Gunstock but snow was lacking. However, it's well situated to drive further up North to find snow, which is what the skiers did. Funspot is close by to relive your antique video arcade experience along with bowling and pool. Shopping centers and a movie theater are nearby. Restaurant reservations are a must in the more popular establishments, even in a week where Gunstock was barely operating. Driveway is a bear with snow and ice during a snow storm (just in time to provide beautiful scenery), even with the most meticulous and friendliest plowing service coming to clean up afterwards. Owner is very responsive and easy to work with. Rent is very expensive but the finest things usually are. You will not be disappointed if you are looking for spectacular accommodations for a large gathering in a secluded private location. Summertime would even be more amazing if that's possible. I may just have to make a firsthand comparison.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic Stay

  • 5 of 5

The house is in perfect shape with plenty of space and an amazing deck out the back. The views are incredible and it was in a perfect location for boating, fishing, and swimming. The community beach is only a short distance away and offered a sandy beach, playground, and tennis courts.

Made some great memories with the family.

Only downside was not staying for a full week, which I hope to correct next year.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rhode island

Bike week😈

  • 5 of 5

The liberty house was amazing and absolutely gorgous . The house is in immaculate condition with all the convient amenities. Will absolutely book this house again! Thanks again for this wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The views are hard to resist! Glad your group had a good time.
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Absolutely wonderful

  • 5 of 5

This was truly a special stay. The views from the Liberty House are only more magnificent from the deck, or from the dock. Serene setting, and brilliant layout for this newly built property. Most highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much we LOVE being on Lake Winnipesaukee!
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Amazing View

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent a fabulous weekend in this beautiful home with the most amazing lake and mountain views. It was very relaxing to sit on the large deck overlooking the water and take in all of the natural beauty surrounding you. The location was perfect, a peaceful island offering scenic walks and community amenities that is close to great restaurants and wonderful gift shops. A little piece of heaven. The listing accurately reflects the properties appearance and many amenities. The house is beautifully decorated and all of the necessities are provided. The spacious home offered bedrooms and bathrooms for everyone providing comfort and privacy for all of us. The kayaks provided peaceful floats on the lake which everyone enjoyed and we all loved sitting around the fireplace for a nightly fire while toasting smores and playing campfire games. The owner is very professional and easy to work with. I would highly recommend this property. We had a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! We try to make staying on beautiful Governor's Island a great experience. Come back again!
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Williamstown, NJ

Labor Day Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My family and friends enjoyed Labor Day weekend on the lake at Liberty House. The view as we entered the front door and looked out the family room windows to the lake was terrific. My son and I are early risers and we were able to watch the sun rise over the lake that first morning. The house itself was clean and very comfortable, usually we go out for all our meals but we didn't want to leave, needless to say we did a lot of eating in. I want to thank the owners for sharing this home. I saw a saying that went "If you are lucky enough to live in a lake house you are lucky enough". Well I feel lucky to have stayed in this house, It was a great weekend.

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Aug 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes we feel very lucky to own this property! It is truly a slice of paradise.
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Manchester NH
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Weirs Beach
Nearest Ferry
3 Miles
MS MT Washington
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
9 Miles
Gunstock Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Property is Waterfront add'l beach at clubhouse
Car: necessary

This brand new multi-million dollar home is on the 'gold coast' of exclusive Governor's Island. Enjoy everything the New Hampshire Lakes Region has to offer from this conveniently located yet private estate.


Rates & Availability

Gilford Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
May 26 2017 - Sep 4 2018
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning/Linens 7 day $305
Damage Protection $99
Tax Rate 9.0%

No Pets! No Smoking!
Linens included except beach towels
Sorry we do not host Weddings or any gathering over 12 people!
Christmas/New Year 3 day minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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