Gorgeous, Large Historic Home Near Mountains, Lakes(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Farmhouse
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Gorgeous and cozy 1790 farmhouse, with modern comforts
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
- 3100 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 11-12
- 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
- Each bathroom is in good condition and each has warmth and charm.
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Cross Country Skiing
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 10 people
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- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
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- Deck / Patio
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- Lawn / Garden
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- 6+ guests $50/night $50 + tax
- Cleaning fee $200 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $500
- Tax Rate 9%
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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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
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.
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Thornton Farmhouse close to skiing, hiking, golf, lakes, 2 hours from Boston
Great room is open and relaxing with fire, tv
Wood floors, exposed beams, antiques throughout
Antique cast iron stove is centerpiece of cute kitchen
Ground-Floor Rose Room has queen bed, tv with cable, antique cabinets
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
Garden Suite upstairs has king bed, sitting area, tv, dvd, cable, french doors
Garden Suite ensuite bathroom
Blue Tulip has queen bed, sitting area, tv & cable, ensuite bath, french doors
Blue Tulip ensuite bathroom
it just feels like a happy place!
Great Room with working fireplace, vaulted ceiling, skylights, tv, air hockey
Large Farmhouse includes original hardwood floors and exposed beams
Upstairs landing, looking into Blue Tulip and Red rooms, half bath, custom quilt
Kitchen is warm and appealing
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
Half bathroom upstairs next to red room
Garden Suite Room bath has shower and custom sink, bright with window
Garden Suite sitting area
Blue Tulip suite with french doors and balcony
Backyard of the farmhouse has big yard, fire pit, fenced area, woods to explor
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, February 24, 2017
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