Gorgeous Ski Lodge/Bed and Breakfast in the White Mountains of New Hampshire(1 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Hotel
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
White Mountain Four Season Retreat with 11 Rooms and 11 Bathrooms
In the 1830’s the property was a Pemi Valley subsistence homestead in a rural community surrounded by logging, hunting, trapping and trading, river commerce and eventually railroads. It has a long history as a guest house dating to the early 1900s when travelers came by train to the White Mountains for the summer. At one point the local telephone exchange operated out of this building. When Mount Tecumseh (Waterville Valley Ski Area) was developed into a major eastern ski Area in 1960, the Thompson family renovated the attached barn into guest rooms and a dining room and proceeded to run a full service Lodge to skiers passing by on the Old Waterville Road.
Our secondary structure, The Carriage House (The Barn), was an old barn that was renovated beginning in 1989. With its three spacious guest rooms and warm, inviting game room it is a favorite gathering venue for groups of friends or families during ski season, weddings, graduations or for summer hiking trips.
Bordering the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Mountain Fare Inn offers easy access to many local attractions and recreation including Franconia Notch, The Science Center of NH, Lost River, Owl’s Nest golf, boating on Squam and Newfound Lakes, alpine and cross country skiing, hiking the Whites, bouldering in Rumney, mountain and road biking, tubing on the Pemi, tennis at Waterville Valley Resort, Alpine Adventure zip lines, and a soccer field on the premises. We are conveniently located near Plymouth State University, Holderness School, New Hampton School, Plymouth area summer camps and Waterville Valley Academy. Music, theater and many fine dining options are available locally. See our list of attractions and restaurants. Mountain Fare Inn is truly a ski lodge run for skiers by skiers! A beautiful and peaceful environment for travelers, athletes, skiers, hikers and many folks escaping to the beautiful White Mountains. Exclusive Rental Facility for Family Reunions, Business or Recreational Retreats and Special Events. This Campton Village property offers access to year round activities and natural beauty. Located perfectly in the midst of Northern New England, it is a natural stop for anyone wandering from the NY Adirondacks to the coast of Maine or from Montreal to Cape Cod. Sleeps 24-28 or host up to 125 guests for events.
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Member since: 2013
- 7160 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 28
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Included In Price
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
- Housekeeper Included
- Private Chef
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 28, Beds for 24-28
- 10 Bedrooms
Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms
- 11 Bathrooms
- Mountain Fare features two buildings, ten rooms with en-suite baths, wireless internet and a yummy full breakfast daily. We invite you to enjoy our common spaces, porches, dining room, sauna and game room. Inquire about exclusive rental of Mountain Fare for your family, group, team, club or event. In addition to our ten guest rooms, our facility includes a high ceiling event room, soccer field, gardens, basketball hoop and lots of outdoor play space. The property is comprised of the Main Inn and the Carriage House (locally known as ‘The Barn’).The historic Main Inn hosts seven guest rooms and our dining room. The Carriage House has three large guest rooms plus a Swedish sauna and a Game Room with a handsome pool table. If you are thinking of a get away with friends, the Carriage House is a warm, wonderful environment. ...moreless
- Game Room
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Recreation Center
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Climbing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 24 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Lawn / Garden:
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- cleaning $200
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Pet Fee $10
- Tax Rate 9%
Guests are responsible for any damages with credit card left on file at the Mountain Fare Inn.
Minimal housekeeping provided on lengthy rentals. Additional housekeeping services may be provided for a nominal fee. Check In Time is between 330pm and 8pm. Check Out Time is by 11am.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Bordering the White Mountains and Lakes Region of New Hampshire, Mountain Fare Inn offers easy access to many local attractions and recreation including Franconia Notch, The Science Center of NH, Lost River, Owl’s Nest golf, boating on Squam and Newfound Lakes, alpine and cross country skiing, hiking the Whites, bouldering in Rumney, mountain and road biking, tubing on the Pemi, tennis at Waterville Valley Resort, Alpine Adventure zip lines, and a soccer field on the premises. We are conveniently located near Plymouth State University, Holderness School, New Hampton School, Plymouth area summer camps and Waterville Valley Academy. Music, theater and many fine dining options are available locally. See our list of attractions and restaurants.
Year Purchased: 1982
About the owner: Susan and Nick Preston have owned, enjoyed and stewarded the Mountain Fare property in Campton since 1982. They came to the area in 1980 as freestyle ski coaches for the Waterville Valley Ski Club and proceeded to raise two boys and run two businesses – Mountain Fare and Freestyle America, a summer freestyle training program that operates out of Whistler, BC, Mount Hood, Lake Placid and Waterville Valley to this day.
Why the Owner Chose Campton, NH, USA:
Nick and Susan have owned and stewarded Mountain Fare since 1982! They actually 'landed' here by coincidence. As young ski coaches at Waterville Valley Resort they rented rooms here (then called Anderson's Inn) in 1980 and '81. It was a run down, abused, beautiful old building that no one took care of but just had its own will to survive. In 1981 it was for sale. They realized that it had been a favorite full service Inn for skiers on the road in and out of Waterville Valley in the 1970's. It actually served as a guest house dating back to the turn of the century when the trains from Boston stopped in Campton. It was built around 1830 as a Pemi Valley farm in logging, trapping and trading country. It was actually the beautiful land and location that lured the Preston's into buying the property. The historic building was daunting with 37 broken windows and only one out of 8 baths working. The Preston's needed a place to live and another income since skiing was seasonal. They proceeded to slowly renovate the Inn and created our summer Freestyle Ski Training programs called Freestyle America.
The Unique Benefits at this Hotel:
Mountain Fare is an historic New England building that sits on six acres bordering the White Mountain National Forest. It is one of the oldest classic ski lodges in New Hampshire. The 10 rooms, each with private baths, comfortable and fun common areas, dining room that seats 24+ people, country kitchen that supports a gang of people with two stoves, two fridges, extensive, groomed fields and 6 acres of grounds, porch and decks. This property loves hosting families, groups and friends. We make it easy for you to escape for awhile and get back to basic. Your rental will include a number of complimentary full breakfasts. You will be spoiled! Our area is special in that it is mostly separate from commercial distractions. Hike, bike, play golf , kayak, canoe, swim, play tennis, ski, snowshoe, trail run, explore the White Mountains, get some reading done. Mountain Fare is a ski lodge and exclusive four season rental property run for skiers by skiers. Your door to the best that New Hampshire has to offer!
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Main Inn built in 1830's
A hint of winter holiday time at the inn
Suzi's english garden
Room 1, In the historic wing of the Inn with wide pumpkin pine floors, private sitting room (loveseat pulls out to a twin sleeper), and a master bedroom with antique pineapple poster bed (queen) as well as a twin bed. Bath with shower. AC Sleeps 2-4, Queen bed, twin bed, pull-out twin
Room 2. Original master bedroom of the house with an extra large cottage bath, tub/shower. Wide pine floors, queen bed and twin bed. Attached room has a Rooms 2 & 3 share the bath. The extra bedroom is perfect for the teen or extra needing their own space
Room 6. An over sized room, luxurious for the couple staying long term or the family of 5. Queen bed, twin bed and a bunk bed. Sitting area, plenty of storage. Private bath with shower. Large windows with great view to the soccer field. Warming, glass-front, enamel Jotul gas stove. Air conditioning unit.
Room 9. A first floor room. This gem has refinished wide pine floors, big windows and a green enamel wood stove on a tile hearth. Queen canopy frame bed and a lovely antique renovated bath with wainscoted walls. TV. An additional pull-out cot is available for a child.
Garden Room Suite Bath with tub/shower
Mad River Room Large room with two beautiful pine log queen beds and a bunk bed. This is a favorite of both couples and families. Lots of storage, sunny south-facing windows, table and chairs, and wonderful antique cottage furniture. En-suite bath with tub/shower. TV. Excellent for extended stays. A great retreat after a long day on the slopes! This suite is in our Barn.
White Peaks Bathroom large bath with tub/shower
Mountain Fare Inn
Back of the inn great land for family events and games
A classic,inviting, south facing farmer’s porch with Adirondack chairs.
Inn Entry and Living Room
A warm and relaxing retreat after hiking or skiing and a nice social venue for friends and family. Pool table, puzzles, chess, board games, wood stove and a TV sitting area.
Room 1 Bath with Shower
Room 5. Wide pine floors, queen bed, wicker headboard, bright south dormer windows. Bath with deep soaking tub/shower.
Room 7. Bright south facing windows, double bed and a twin bed, cottage green stripe curtains and pretty comforters. Bath with tub/shower. Very cute room Sleeps 2-3 Double bed, twin bed
Garden Suite. A first floor favorite for its space, light, and privacy. Includes a private entrance, king bed, bath with tub/shower, TV, large east and south-facing windows with a pastoral view of the gardens between our two buildings. Deck to the garden. Large private sitting room with exit door to the front porch. Sleeps Two King Size Bed
Welch Mountain Room Large room with two beautiful pine log queen beds and a bunk bed. This is a favorite of both couples and families. Lots of storage, sunny south-facing windows, table and chairs, and wonderful antique cottage furniture. En-suite bath with tub/shower. TV. Excellent for extended stays. A great retreat after a long day on the slopes! This suite is in our Barn.
White Peaks Room. Our premium room for honeymoons, anniversaries, or long term stays. Spacious and private access. High-peaked ceilings, arched windows, skylights, sitting area and large bath with tub/shower, TV. Queen bed with beautiful duvet. This room also has an alcove with two twin beds for the ultimate in family lodging. This suite is in our Barn.
For special events this high peaked, wood paneled function room can be elegant or casual. Three big barn doors open to lovely pastoral views. Inquire about this stunning environment for your three season weddings, parties, retreats or business get aways.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, May 22, 2017
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