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Thornton Farmhouse close to skiing, hiking, golf, lakes, 2 hours from Boston

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:12
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4.5
  • Property type:Farmhouse
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Beautifully maintained and updated 1790 farmhouse that could be featured in Country Living magazine - and less than two hour drive from Boston. Ten minute drive to the base lodge of Waterville Valley ski resort. Charming details include exposed beams, hardwood floors, and cast-iron stove. Modern comforts and over 3,000 square feet of space for a relaxing stay. Home includes two living rooms, a huge fireplace, jacuzzi tub, five bedrooms, and five bathrooms. Two beds and baths on first floor, two ensuite bedrooms on second floor with French doors and balconies, and third bedroom and half bath on second floor. The laundry room is conveniently located on the first floor just off the kitchen. For a daily fee, guests may use Waterville Valley rec center, with indoor and outdoor pools, saunas, workout room, tennis, towels etc. Home's outdoor features include a porch and fire pit. Four seasons of activities include: skiing at Waterville Valley, Loon, Cannon; prime leaf peeping; hiking in the White Mountains; golf at Owl's Head, swimming in Mad River (the Eddy) and nearby Squam Lake. Close to Campton Village shops, restaurants, coffee shops and Plymouth for more shopping and dining. The Farmhouse is truly a special retreat in a gorgeous corner of the world.

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Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/24/2016

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 3100 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    27 Must have two renters of at least 27 years. We require copies of drivers' licenses for adults...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    We have pack n play, books, toys, high chair (wood chair, no strap), bathtub, ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    Main floor is probably ok for chair and all living needs are on ground floor for those with limited mobility...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Tell us about your dog if you want to bring this friend along - we will decide...moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12

  • Blue Tulip Suite: 1 queen

    Suite with sitting area, ensuite bath, balcony...moreless

  • Garden Suite: 1 king

    King bed, sitting area, ensuite bath, TV, balcony...moreless

  • Rose Room: 1 queen

    Ground floor bedroom with TV, next to full bath, jacuzzi ...moreless

  • Blue room: 1 double

    Ground floor off dining room, with TV ...moreless

  • Red Room upstairs half bath: 1 child bed, 1 bunk bed

    Upstairs bedroom with bunk beds adjacent to a half bathroom...moreless

  • Each bedroom is tastefully decorated with nice linens, home was a B&B by previous owner so is up to high standards with furnishings and condition. In total, there is space for 10 adults, plus pack n play, toddler bed, and twin Air mattress. There is additional bedding if anyone wants to sleep on sofas. 12 max rental party...moreless

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Red Room upstairs half bath: toilet

    ...moreless

  • Ground floor bath / laundry

    Next to kitchen and living rooms, shower and laundry...moreless

  • Garden suite bathroom: toilet, shower

    Custom vanité ensuite master bath...moreless

  • Ensuite bath Blue Tulip room: toilet, shower

    ...moreless

  • Ground floor bathroom with tub: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Main floor bathroom with linen closet...moreless

  • Each bathroom is in good condition and each has warmth and charm.

Other Amenities

  • In nearby Campton Village, Mad River Roaster Room and Campton Cupboard have homemade meals to take away and baked goods! If you want anything specific, e.g. mid-week housekeeping, we can arrange it at a la carte pricing!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Feel free to take a book home with you. Books for kids too...moreless

  • DVD Player:

    Two TVs have DVD players, there is also a dvd library or rent dvds at the campton cupboard...moreless

  • Game Room:

    Great room has an air hockey table...moreless

  • Games:

    Uno, Dominoes, Trivial pursuit, monopoly, chess, etc...moreless

  • Music Library:

    Selection of CDs...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Cable hookup for all televisions...moreless

  • Stereo:

    boom box and large stereo in great room ...moreless

  • Television:

    Home has four televisions...moreless

  • Toys:

    Selection for all ages...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A selection of kids and adult movies; Campton Cupboard also rents DVDs...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    At the base of White Mountains, drive along the road with vantages of Welch and Dickey and other mountains...moreless

  • Resort:

    We are six miles from Waterville Valley for 4 seasons of fun...moreless

  • Rural:

    Undisturbed country setting abutting National Forest but still close to Village with shops, restaurants, bars, coffee houses...moreless

  • Village:

    Quick car ride or bike ride to Campton Village with many charming amenities...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    We have main table for 6 but also drop leave side table can be set up for additional seating. There are a few folding chairs in basement. High chair too...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Units for all bedrooms...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Located on main floor...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Huge hearth in great room. Wood for sale at Campton General store if there isn't any (but we do store extra). Everything to light your fire (starters, matches)...moreless

  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Guests may use White Mountain Athletic Club that has full gym equipment. It also has indoor and outdoor pools, two saunas, tennis...moreless

  • Garage:

    We use our garage as a workshop / shed but you can store any equipment / bikes/ skis etc in here during your stay...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    House is toasty, with great rooms and two ensuite bedrooms having own thermostat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free wifi...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    We have two sets of linens for each bed...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great room with vaulted ceilings and sky lights and also a traditional sitting room - a place for everyone in your family or group...moreless

  • Parking:

    We have plenty of parking for your entire party. Driveway is not steep so your 'city' car will not have problems! ...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    Plenty of fluffy nice towels...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Located right on main floor ...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Automatic drip and french press. Also coffee grinder. EXCELLENT coffee in Campton at Mad River Coffee Roasters (they have cafe and roaster room)...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes, utensils, pots, pans, toaster, openers, rice cooker, panini maker, bread maker, blender, tea kettle, salad spinner, crock pot, etc...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    All kitchen tools, dishwasher. all detergents and cloths. All kitchen tools you need. Basic condiments for your use. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Basic sugar, salt, oil, etc for your use...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full fridge and freezer...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Guests may pay to play at many local courses including Owl's Head and Waterville Valley ...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    We are close to Pemi River and kayaks can be rented at Exit 28 at Ski Fanatics ...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Gas grill ...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Farmhouse is 10 minutes from Waterville Valley 20 minutes from Loon ...moreless

  • Tennis:

    Guests have free access to White Mountain Athletic Club with indoor and outdoor courts...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Guests may use White Mountain Athletic Center in Waterville Valley with indoor and outdoor (heated) pools, saunas / hot tubs...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Sauna
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$220
$1,400

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $100
  • 6+ guests $50/night $50 + tax
  • Cleaning fee $200 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until booking is confirmed. 100% refund if cancelled prior to one month, 50% refund if cancelled two weeks or more before booking.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.


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Location

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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Plymouth NH
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mad River Tavern
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Owl's Head
55 Miles
Nearest Train
Concord NH
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I-93
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Country Cow, Benton's Sugar Shack, Red Schoolhous
6 Miles
Nearest Ski
Waterville Valley, Cannon, Loon
12 Miles
Nearest Beach
Squam Lake

Car: Recommended

Thornton/ Campton is scenic, rural, and wooded.

World class winter sports and many summer activities are offered at Waterville Valley Resort, Loon Mountain, and Cannon Mountain all just minutes from downtown Campton.

The White Mountain National Forest provides hiking, hunting, biking, canoeing, climbing and miles of scenic drives.

Fishing, boating, and swimming are available on the Pemigewasset and Mad Rivers, along with numerous lakes and ponds.

In addition to the new championship Owl’s Nest Resort & Golf Club in Campton, there are half a dozen other golf courses within a 30 minute drive. White Mountain Country Club is located in Ashland, NH while the Jack O Lantern Golf Course is in Thornton.

Horseback riding is a popular sport to young and old in the North Country. Rocky Ridge is located in Campton and offers trail rides. Visit Whales Tale Water Park in nearby Lincoln for a fun and wet day. The Hobo Railroad offers scenic train rides while the Dinner Train offers a fine dining experience.

The area contains many antique shops, restaurants and other shopping opportunities while nearby annual events include the Pemi Valley Bluegrass Festival, a Gas and Steam Engine Show and many community church suppers and Fire Department Potluck Suppers.

Stop by the Tourist Information Center at Exit 28 (12 Road, Campton NH) to learn more about: Scenic Drives, Covered Bridges, Hiking & Trails, Boating & Water Sports, Ski & Snow Activities, Waterfalls & Cascades

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Active family based in Boston, with English dad and Wisconsin-bred mom.

Why the Owner Chose Thornton, NH, USA:
Everything about this home signals a special, comfortable getaway. Do any number of activities or just enjoy the fire, lack of noise and light pollution.

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Transport yourself to another world in less than two hours from Boston. This home is a destination in itself - no generic condo! You are close to all mother nature offers, and can ski, hike, golf, leaf peep, swim, dine.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/24/2016

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Photos

  • Thornton Farmhouse close to skiing, hiking, golf, lakes, 2 hours from Boston

    Thornton Farmhouse close to skiing, hiking, golf, lakes, 2 hours from Boston

  • Great room is open and relaxing with fire, tv

    Great room is open and relaxing with fire, tv

  • Wood floors, exposed beams, antiques throughout

    Wood floors, exposed beams, antiques throughout

  • Antique cast iron stove is centerpiece of cute kitchen

    Antique cast iron stove is centerpiece of cute kitchen

  • Ground-Floor Rose Room has queen bed, tv with cable, antique cabinets

    Ground-Floor Rose Room has queen bed, tv with cable, antique cabinets

  • Ground-floor Blue room is bright with double bed, closet, bureau

    Ground-floor Blue room is bright with double bed, closet, bureau

  • The Red Room has twin bunks, its upstairs and adjacent to a half bath

    The Red Room has twin bunks, its upstairs and adjacent to a half bath

  • Garden Suite upstairs has king bed, sitting area, tv, dvd, cable, french doors

    Garden Suite upstairs has king bed, sitting area, tv, dvd, cable, french doors

  • Garden Suite ensuite bathroom

    Garden Suite ensuite bathroom

  • Blue Tulip has queen bed, sitting area, tv & cable, ensuite bath, french doors

    Blue Tulip has queen bed, sitting area, tv & cable, ensuite bath, french doors

  • Blue Tulip ensuite bathroom

    Blue Tulip ensuite bathroom

  • it just feels like a happy place!

    it just feels like a happy place!

  • Great Room with working fireplace, vaulted ceiling, skylights, tv, air hockey

    Great Room with working fireplace, vaulted ceiling, skylights, tv, air hockey

  • Large Farmhouse includes original hardwood floors and exposed beams

    Large Farmhouse includes original hardwood floors and exposed beams

  • Upstairs landing, looking into Blue Tulip and Red rooms, half bath, custom quilt

    Upstairs landing, looking into Blue Tulip and Red rooms, half bath, custom quilt

  • Kitchen is warm and appealing

    Kitchen is warm and appealing

  • Ground floor full bath with jetted tub, great after skiing or hiking!

    Ground floor full bath with jetted tub, great after skiing or hiking!

  • Ground floor laundry and bath with shower, toilet, sink, its just off the kitche

    Ground floor laundry and bath with shower, toilet, sink, its just off the kitche

  • Half bathroom upstairs next to red room

    Half bathroom upstairs next to red room

  • Garden Suite Room bath has shower and custom sink, bright with window

    Garden Suite Room bath has shower and custom sink, bright with window

  • Garden Suite sitting area

    Garden Suite sitting area

  • Blue Tulip suite with french doors and balcony

    Blue Tulip suite with french doors and balcony

  • Backyard of the farmhouse has big yard, fire pit, fenced area, woods to explor

    Backyard of the farmhouse has big yard, fire pit, fenced area, woods to explor

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016

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Thornton, NH, USA #630955

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