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Escape to Beautiful Lake and Mountain Views!

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,700 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Private Setting, House With Many Amenities, Gorgeous Views Off 3 Decks.

Enjoy the privacy and space of this three level house overlooking lake winnipesaukee and the ossipee mountain range. The house has central air conditioning with 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room with stone fireplace, game room with ping pong table, a deck on every level, large yard, all the amenities of home plus dvd players with a selection of movies, two flat screen t.Vs, all linens provided.*private beach access pass included with two kayaks available right at the beach to rent. the house is minutes from many recreational activities, gunstock mountain, weirs beach, funspot, movies, restaurants, hiking trails, ellacoya state park and meadowbrook which is a popular concert venue.

Carolyn LaVerdiere
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2018

About Carolyn LaVerdiere

I am a Maine native with relatives in the Gilford NH region.

For an outdoor enthusiast, this house is a dream come true! I enjoy several weeks a year here.

Carolyn LaVerdiere purchased this house in 2007

Why Carolyn LaVerdiere chose Gilford

The views are stunning, just sitting on the deck and looking at the lake and hearing the sounds of nature made me fall for the property. I felt like this house had everything I was looking for, open living room with lots of windows, very large decks for entertaining and a spacious yard with beautiful flowers. I love the feel of the town of Gilford it has a wonderful New England charm.

What makes this house unique

The location of this house is so ideal, in just minutes you could be enjoying the many hiking trails, relaxing at a beach with beautiful views or taking in a concert at Meadowbrook. When you are at the house you feel like you are in a quiet paradise.

Guestbook comments from the owner

By Michael D.(Connecticut) Very nice home with great views of the lake. Was perfect for our family. Game room was a great bonus and kept everyone entertained in the evenings. Minutes away from Gunstock Mountain. Would stay again in a heartbeat!

Write Your Owner Response


Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review! We are glad yo enjoyed the house, we look forward to having you back, next time you can check out the beautiful beach. Take Care. 307



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Gilford House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Monument View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Day Bed
  • One bedroom with deck and beautiful view
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Escape to Beautiful Lake and Mountain Views!
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews
San Diego, CA

Beautiful house, beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home, beautiful view, everything was as advertised. We enjoyed our time at the private beach, hiking and kayaking and eating in the local area. Would recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Janelle for taking the time to write such a nice review ! I hope you will return next year to make some more wonderful memories . Take Good Care Carolyn
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Wonderful Family Time for Daughter's Wedding!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our family ( including our two dogs) enjoyed the week leading up to our daughter's wedding at this beautiful lake house. The caretaker was wonderful in answering any and all of our questions and we did not have any issues! We hope to come back next year!

Thank you for helping us make amazing memories!

Take care

Julie and Kevin Blais

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Julie for taking the time to write a review. It was a thrill for us to have our property be a part of such a special occasion, the picture of your daughter and her father was stunning. We look forward to being a part of your future family memories! All the Best, Carolyn
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Gilford NH retreat

  • 5 of 5

The house was clean and open, with all the amenities of home capable of accommodating our large family. The views were great and the location was close enough to everything, and still far enough away to relax. My family and I would gladly stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Richard, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. I am so glad the house met your needs and you enjoyed your stay. Please do stay again, there are so many activities to enjoy in the area, especially in the summer. Take Care, Carolyn
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Beautiful Home!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in Carolyn's home labor day weekend through the first week of September. The house is spacious, quiet, close to everything and the view of the lake is outstanding! The house has everything you need, linens, towels, etc. We spent a lot of time hanging out on the deck, enjoying the view of the boats whizzing by on the lake. The care taker Rebecca was quick to respond with any questions we had. The private beach access was wonderful. The beach is clean, lots of natural shade, not overly crowded and great for parents with small children. We would definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Kristen for taking the time to write a review. I am really glad you had such a great experience, we would love to see you again! Have a wonderful fall and winter. Regards, Carolyn
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  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect house for us! Three couples each looking for quiet time and gathering time! It was absolutely beautiful, well maintained and so comfortable and peaceful. We appreciated the close proximity to Gunstock and restaurants, and the water. The view was priceless! Thank you Carolyn for your welcoming nature and genuine interest in this being a pleasurable time! We want to come back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Susan, Thank you for the kind words, it is great to hear that you found the house a perfect getaway. I look forward to seeing you again next year, until then take good care. Carolyn
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Excellent family house!

  • 5 of 5

This house was perfect for my sons, daughter in laws and grandchildren. The house was very clean and the lay out is perfect. We enjoyed the deck every morning and night. The private beach was wonderful.

Carolyn was a gem to work with. Rebecca her assistant was there in minutes when we needed her. Thank you so much ~ we will be back.


  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Peggy for taking the time to write a review, I am glad your stay was so enjoyable. Maybe you have started a new family tradition! Take Care, Carolyn
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $135
cleaning fee $135
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 9.0%

Minimum age to rent is 25

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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