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Lakes Region Get Away

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Enjoy your very own private brook, waterfall and swimming hole.

Whether a family getaway, romantic week-end or a group retreat, relax and enjoy Camp Inches ~ built inch-by-inch~ by our family over the past 60 years!

Camp Inches is a quiet, relaxing vacation spot located right off a country road in the charming, rural town of Danbury NH. Tall pines, mountain ridges and local farms will surround you. Danbury is also the home of Ragged Mountain, which is located a few minutes drive from Camp Inches. Cardigan Mountain is a short drive and stunning Newfound Lake, also known as "the cleanest lake in New Hampshire" is near by too! Once there, you'll find Wellington State Park with it's scenic sandy beach, picnic tables and boating access for fishing and canoeing.

Spectacular mountain views include Ragged Mountain, Mt. Cardigan (15 mins), with it's peak at 3,155 feet, and a 360 degree view, Mount Kearsarge (30 mins) that boasts 2 state parks, Winslow and Rollins. Tenney Mountain (30 min), Mount Sunapee (30min) Gunstock, Loon and Waterville Valley resorts an hour ride.

Motorcyclists will love to ride along gorgeous scenic routes!! Camp Inches is only a 30 minute drive to Lake Winnipesauke then on to Laconia and Weirs Beach. Bike Week rents out well in advance of the event, so it's first come -- first serve! Be sure to book early!

Wine lovers will enjoy a trip to visit Danbury's own Haunting Whisper Winery! Wine tasting is encouraged.

The 48-mile hard packed Northern Rail Trail, which is the longest recreational-use trail in New Hampshire is accessible from the center of town in Danbury. Bring you bicycles, running and walking shoes. In the winter months it's open to snowmobilers.

You kids will love a trip to the Polar Caves and Ruggles Mine which are nearby.

Close to Camp Inches (7mins) is one of the best local country stores in NH,The Danbury Country Store. Voted #2 in the state of NH by WMUR voter results in 2016. A wide variety of groceries, homemade foods incredible desserts.Gifts and toys too!! Family owned and run.You'll be sure to love it as much as we do!

A scenic drive on Route 104 to Bristol (15 min) is where you'll find Walkers Farm and the newly opened Hannaford Supermarket. Once in Bristol you'll find restaurants, bars, the NH Liquor store, Rite-Aid and a Dunkin Donuts and much more. Be sure to visit the popular Profile Falls on the Smith River and don't forget your bathing suits!

Historic New London (15 miles) is a unique college town and home of Colby- Sawyer College. New London is surrounded by magnificent mountains and lakes. (Pleasant Lake and Lake Sunapee) New London has unique shops and restaurants.It's also home to the New London Barn Playhouse. Also there you'll find a Hannaford grocery store for all your provisions and yes another Dunkins!!

If you like a bargain, the Tilton Outlet stores is a lovely 45-minute drive where you'll find many stores and restaurants.

Camp Inches:

You will hear the Wild Meadow's babbling brook which runs the length of the property, while you take in the sights and sounds of nature.You'll have your very own private water hole and waterfall surrounded by a fully screened, lighted porch which overlooks the waterfall and swimming hole. This magical space allows you to enjoy the great outdoors from dusk to dawn! Want to "rough" it? A comfortable double futon is on the porch that can sleep a lucky 2, guaranteeing the most relaxing night's sleep you've ever had!

A large,open grassy field where you can play games, improve your chip shot or just relax by the stream. Take pleasure sitting under the stars around a roaring camp fire with your family and friends while you listen to the babbling brook.

I have an additional 9 acres of meadow land that's located across the road and available for your exploration and enjoyment! Cut trails will lead you to enjoy more of the Wild Meadows Brook and a sandy beach. Turkey, bear, moose and an abundance of other wild life thrive there, so stay sharp and bring binoculars for a closer view!

Camp Inches rustic interior provides that authentic country ambiance and we have five sliding glass doors through out the home for your viewing pleasure that brings the outdoors right inside.

A fully equipped kitchen includes an island and has all new appliances. For the chef, kitchen utensils galore with spices and condiments at your fingertips! An open concept keeps everyone involved and interacting during meals. Dining area seats 8 and the breakfast bar 3. There's a Weber grill for your outdoor cooking right outside.

Our great room doubles as the third bedroom. This is my favorite room in the house and connects directly to the screened porch. I decided to set it up this way so everyone could enjoy this room. It has 2 couches, one pullout for sleeping. A wooded cathedral-style ceiling with two skylights and a ceiling fan. A flat screen TV , with Direct TV. An 8 foot sliding glass door that leads you to the screened porch. Views of the brook while seated on the couch are an added pleasure.

A cozy sunken living room is right off the kitchen.This room boasts another wooded cathedral ceiling with a ceiling fan. Another 8 foot sliding glass door just steps to the brook. A flat screened TV that includes Direct TV, Netflix and a futon that sleeps two.

Bedrooms: The first bedroom is off the kitchen and has a queen bed facing a 6ft glass slider with your own private deck and entrance. It also has a nice view of the forest and brook. The second bedroom is the master, which is down the hall past the bathroom. This room is spacious with a queen bed and a trundle bed that sleeps two.This room has a private entrance too.

We have a mud room where you'll find the washer and dryer, so pack light!

More Details

Owner
Jody Troiano
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 22, 2017

About Jody Troiano

I've spent my adult life living in Boston's "little Italy" in the city's historic North End. I've worked in many of the hotels and restaurants throughout the city including the Westin Hotel, Marriott Copley,Rowes Warf Waterfront Hotel and have since retired from the Cambridge Marriott, celebrating 25 years.

I've been hosting and personally welcoming guests to our family vacation homes for over 10 years and have successfully managed another family vacation rental home in Mashpee, Cape Cod (WNAV ID 19678). Sharing Camp Inches peaceful,quiet get away with travelers has been extremely rewarding. Camp Inches has been in my family for over 70 years and I cherish that it was passed on to me. I've combined my hospitality skills and my commitment to excellence to assure my guests leave satisfied. I am always at Camp Inches to greet you upon arrival and will answer to your every need. Come and experience the beauty and quiet surroundings in the back woods of New Hampshire. Get away from it all at Camp Inches on Wild Meadow Brook. I will devote myself to you and yours and try my best to make sure you are happy, satisfied and rested.

Jody Troiano purchased this house in 1944

Why Jody Troiano chose Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee

This is a treasured family property, handed down through 2 generations

What makes this house unique

I fell in love with Camp Inches because of it's rustic charm, unique layout and peaceful location. I am especially drawn to the proximity of the Wild Meadows Brook to our home. The waterfall into the swimming pool is unique and sets Camp Inches apart. Even with the windows closed, you can hear that river!! It's so soothing and relaxing. The 5 sliding glass doors bring the outdoors right in. I love to walk Wild Meadow (9 acres) with my standard poodle Abby. Most of it is open meadow and the brook abuts the length of that property too. You can explore the Wild Meadow Brook and find swimming holes and little sandy beaches to rest and sunbathe.

Amenities

Danbury House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Use of wood stoves in house not allowed per homeowners insurance.
  • Fire works not allowed on property
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master 1 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Pull out trundle bed sleeps two, private entrance.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private entrance from deck overlooking stream
    Bedroom 4 Great Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 5 Screened in porch - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 3 Sunken living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Lakes Region Get Away
average rating of 4.7826085 based on 23 reviews
5

Camp Inches was great! Relaxing and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at Camp Inches. The kids had a blast. They slept in the open air room/porch and were in heaven!! We hiked and explored the area. Jody is great!! The house was perfect to relax, cook and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Beth, It's so important to me that my guests make happy memories at Camp Inches. Many people look to guest reviews to support their decision-making when choosing a home and your review will certainly help my future guests. Thank you for taking the time to write! :)
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5

Perfect Get Away, Peaceful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

A warm and inviting home that is very well cared for by the owner, Jody. Very clean and comfortable with plenty of room for each of us to spread out. Surrounded by woods and a babbling brook, makes for an immediate relaxing state of mind. Just what we were looking for. Short drives to stores, Newfound Lake and Ragged Mountain made it easy to pick up provisions and explore the beautiful scenic area.Jody was quick to respond and was extremely helpful with local suggestions. We especially enjoyed the proximity of the stream right out side the home. We all agreed in recommending this home and would definitely return. Thank you Jody for sharing your lovely home, Camp Inches!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable and well equipped and in a stunning location. Jody our host was great, checking in on how we were and dropping off anything extra we needed.

  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, quiet and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was in October and we were pleasantly surprised with the splendor and beauty of the area. My wife and I love the outdoors and from the moment we arrived we felt at home. Whether biking the Rail Trail, hiking the mountain trails, taking peaceful walks, going for scenic drives or just sitting by the fire next to the stream you can't go wrong.

The home is clean and well furnished with everything you could need with plenty of room for privacy. Upon returning from the days activities we loved to relax and read on the screened porch or sit by the fire pit.

Whether you prefer to enjoy all the activities available or get away and just relax, Camp Inches provides it all. We highly recommend this wonderful home.

The only downside was having to leave. Jody is a wonderful host and goes out of her way so her guests will have a great experience. Thank you Jody we definitely did!!

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

great get away!!!

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, clean ,well appointed with plenty of furnishing and amenities and a beautiful setting.

Jody does a spectacular job from the beginning of the reservations up to and thru check out.

Place was warm and so inviting including the special delivery of extra fire wood.

Great place to kick back and really relax in comfort.

Can't go wrong staying at "Inches"

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

"Camp Inches" goes the extra mile!

  • 5 of 5

My second stay at Camp Inches was enjoyable as ever. Quiet. Pretty. Cool. Secluded yet centrally located. Convenient. The kitchen is supplied with all the needed gadgets and appliances. Camp fires by the stream at night in August. Great place for a retreat with family and friends. The best part of Camp Inches is the warm feel of home created by the owner, Jody! Thanks, Jody! --ken

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
9.2 Miles
Bristol NH, New London, NH
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Lake Sunapee Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Bristol
Nearest Ski
7 Miles
Ragged Mountain Resort
Car: necessary

'Camp Inches' at Wild Meadow Falls is only 90 minutes from Boston in Danbury, NH. The home of RAGGED MOUNTAIN RESORT. A quiet and relaxing vacation getaway, Camp Inches is located just a few minutes drive from the center of Danbury, NH, off Route 104 and Route 4.

Whether a friendly get together ~ family getaway~ or a romantic week-end for two ~ You will relax and enjoy our family "Camp Inches" built inch by inch over 60 years. This private vacation lodging sits on the backside of stunning Newfound Lake, also known as "the cleanest lake in New Hampshire". Once there, you'll find Wellington State Park, having a sandy beach, picnic tables, and boating access for fishing and canoeing.

You can spend some time in the quaint town of Bristol with plenty of restaurants for a bite. Make sure to visit Profile Falls on the Smith River and pack your swim suits!

RUNNERS, HIKERS, BICYCLISTS and NATURE LOVERS will enjoy the 48-mile Northern Rail Trail, that is the longest recreational use trail in New Hampshire. This well-groomed hard packed trail is accessible from the center of town in Danbury.

Hikers! Mountaineers! Scale (or trail) Ragged Mountain recreational resort is only minutes away. Cardigan Mountain, with it's spectacular mountain view with it's peak at 3,155 feet, and be rewarded with a 360 degree view, and it's only a 15 minute drive!!

Tenney Mountain, Mount Sunapee, Gunstock, Loon and Waterville Valley resorts are within a 45 minute drive.

WINE LOVERS~ Danbury's very own Haunted Whispers Winery

MOTORCYCLISTS- ride along gorgeous scenic routes!! Only 30 minutes to Lake Winnipesauke and onto Laconia (28 miles) and Weirs Beach. Bike Week rents out well in advance of the event, so it's first come -- first serve! Be sure to book early!

The kids will enjoy a trip to Ruggles Mine and the Polar Caves.

SHOPPING: The Tilton Outlets is a lovely 45-minute drive.

Historic New London is a 15 minute drive that has unique boutiques and restaurants/bars. The Hannaford grocery store is there for all your provisions.

Close to home is the newly renovated Danbury Country Store is only a 8-minutes away.

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Rates & Availability

Danbury House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 2 2017
7 night minimum stay
$1,200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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