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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 BR 2 BA Direct Waterfront With Easy Winter Access for Skiing

Charming 3BR 2BA log home with direct, private waterfront on 190 acre Otter Pond. Home features a flat, covered walkway from the parking area for easy year-round access. Built in 2003, this home has a large master bedroom with bath on the 2nd floor, and 2 additional bedrooms and a full bath on the first floor. There is an open living room/kitchen on the main floor with a full wall of sliding glass doors leading out onto the south-facing covered porch where you can relax and enjoy your morning coffee while you watch the loons. Swim off the beautifully landscaped shorefront, play games on the flat lawn, or explore the lake. In the summer, fish off your private waterfront, and in the winter snowshoe, skate or cross country ski on the lake. A charming general store is within walking distance. The house provides a perfect base of operations for exploring the many hiking and biking trails in the area, and is a short 25 minute drive from Dartmouth College. In the summer, enjoy live theater at the historic New London Barn Playhouse, a 10 minute drive from the house. All of the conveniences of home are included with this rental, including free cable and high speed internet, a fully applianced kitchen, washer and dryer, and room in the basement for tuning your skis.

Doreen Brandolini
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Doreen Brandolini

This home was built by my father in 2003, who lovingly cared for the perennial gardens, built the arched arbors over the walkways, and hand braided all of the rugs in the home. We inherited it from him when he passed away in 2013, and since we live only a mile away, are now renting it out. Over the years our children spent many hours fishing in front of the house, and all of my father's visitors have remarked that this truly is a slice of heaven. He named the house 'Pop's Place', and it's a special place that you're sure to love!

Doreen Brandolini purchased this house in 2013


Georges Mills House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • 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 , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom with queen bed has a sitting area for reading, etc.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 13 reviews

Beautiful log cabin with all the comforts of home.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed every minute of our time spent at Pop's Place. The location on Otter Pond is amazing as is the fishing. Doreen and John were very gracious hosts and we will definitely be back again next year.

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lisa--So glad that you and John enjoyed your stay. We look forward to seeing you again next year! Doreen & John
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Beautiful, clean, comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We spent a week at Pop's place. The first couple of days we invited family to visit. Everyone loved the home. The weather was great! We rented a speed boat one day and a pontoon boat from the Marina the next day. Lake Sunapee is beautiful and clean and everyone loved it. There is so much to do in the area. My husband and I spent the second half of the week alone and took time to explore the area, fish of the dock at Pop's place and just relax in the comfy cottage. The owners, Doreen and her husband were very nice and were available to help out or answer any questions if necessary. Overall we totally enjoyed our stay! We def. hope to be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Our summer vacation on Otter Pond

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and so well equipped with everything we needed. We enjoyed the rowboat, the water toys, the yard games, TV and internet in addition to their well equipped kitchen, lovely front porch and pretty landscaped yard. Doreen was very gracious and welcoming. We felt as if we were staying in her home.

  • Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It is a beautiful home. Clean and every amenity was there.

  • 5 of 5

We truly enjoyed our stay in your home. It was immaculate. Everything clean. The towels, linens, duvet covers, pillows, were a 100%. The kitchen had all one needed. I loved the choice of coffee makers. I felt like I was home away from home. What a great place to have our family together for Ryan and Susie's wedding weekend. Thank you for renting it to us.

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Better than the Pictures!

  • 5 of 5

When we walked into this special cottage my first thought that was that it was so immaculate! My next thought was that the interior looked even better than the pictures. I love comfortable beds & nice bedding and everything here was perfect! So we were instantly happy. Also loved that Doreen & John have in place every single thing you will need for your stay. Down to the smallest things like books & picnic stuff. Blowdryers, shampoo! I would have brought less stuff had I known. We especially loved & often used the canoe & the row boat. Also really appreciated their "Welcome Book" because its loaded with all the great things to do & places to go, down to menus for all the restaurants which was great because we were so driven to just get there we didnt have time to really research what we wanted to do once we had arrived. So that was great. When ever we needed something or had a question they would text us right back with the answer. There is a rather busy road across the lake that at times was heavy traffic, but that didnt bother us much. We stayed 10 days and honestly wished we could have stayed a little longer! Doreen & John are truly so friendly & great, that they reminded us of all our friends back here in Santa Barbara! Wonderful romantic experience for us & our favorite part of our 3 week trip! So glad we went!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything We Wanted and More!

  • 5 of 5

We actually rented a house on Pleasant Lake for two weeks when my daughter found it for sale. I had to scramble to find this rental on Otter Pond and we could not have been more pleased. There were 5 adults and 2 kids. My husband and I slept in the twin bedroom - the mattress was a bit firm for me, but, my husband found them to be perfect. The home was clean and nicely decorated. John and Doreen greeted us when we arrived. The yard had plenty of chairs, a picnic table, fire pit with kindling, and some lawn games. There was a dock with a row boat - our 6 year old grandson caught his first fish. One thing I would add is a ladder going into and out of the water. There are steps, but, they are slippery and one rock that tilts - they did warn us. No AC but there was a nice breeze coming into the house and the ceiling fans kept everything nice. There is a not screened in porch with a gas grill where we had plenty of nice meals and played games. The kitchen was well equipped with a microwave, keurig, and even a dishwasher. John and Doreen left a nice basket with marshmallows, graham crackers, wine, crackers, and fruit roll ups. There is a washer and dryer in the basement. We also enjoyed Dewey Beach which was on Lake Sunapee and were able to paddle board, kayak, and paddle boats for free. The grocery store is only 3 miles away along with other conveniences. Don't hesitate to book here. You will not be disappointed.

  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Manchester-Boston Regional
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Eastman Golf Links
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Interstate 89
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mount Sunapee
Car: necessary

Lakefront home located 15 minutes from Mt. Sunapee Ski Area. Enjoy hiking the many mountains within minutes of the house, and spend a delightful summer evening watching live theater at the historic New London Barn Playhouse. A beautiful 18 hole golf course is within 10 minutes of the house. A fitness center, located on the campus of Colby Sawyer College, is a quick 10 minute drive from the house, and offers daily or monthly memberships. During the summer months, Mt. Sunapee Resort offers an adventure park with mountain biking, canopy zip line tours, disk golf, miniature golf, and an aerial challenge course.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $250

Full winter season (12/1/2017-3/31/2018): $8000
Full season summer discount available (ask owner)
*Owner would consider long term rentals.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.