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Beautiful Year Round Waterfront Home

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 bathroom, Sleeps 5

2 Bedrooms - one with queen size bed, the other with 2 twins beds. Pull out couch and 2 sitting rooms. Cable and WiFi. The bathroom has a walkin shower, toilet and single sink along with another shower outdoor. Big waterfront patio with fire pit and gas grill. Waterfront deck off of the master bedroom overlooking extremely clean water and a 30 ft dock(up until Columbus wknd ). The marina is a very short walk with pizza, beer, wine and penny candy. The marina sells gas for your boat.

As always any questions or concerns please feel free to contact me.

Absolutely- No pets or smoking allowed - no exceptions.

*Please see note section for additional information.

More Details

Owner / Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2018

About Owner / Property Manager

We found the house while visiting our friends on the lake that have a house also. I was always an ocean person but I couldn't believe how clean the water is and how pretty the views are. It's really a very friendly community. The house is situated on an island with a small bridge to get to it. We fell in love with it and have done the house completely over. Its so beautiful with the views all year round.

Owner / Property Manager purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Owner / Property Manager chose Wakefield

The views are amazing! It's located on Pine Island which you take a small bridge over. It has shallow water and gets deeper as you walk out. There are absolutely no weeds in the water with a 30 ft dock to dock your own boat up to or watch the boats going by, lay out on, and the fishing is fantastic on the lake.

The house is so cozy and everything is new. We have tried to think of something for every guest so everyone will enjoy it.

There are two outdoor sitting areas, one with a firepit and also an outdoor shower.

Honestly there's no reason to leave!

What makes this cabin unique

The waterfront is 175ft. To just wake up and see the loons is so fantastic. You just open the French doors on to the deck and you just look at the view and it's such a great start to your day! You can have your coffee right outside on either that deck or the waterfront patio that has a big beautiful outdoor sectional. You can spend the whole day biking,hiking,swimming,floating in such a peaceful environment. Whenever someone visits they all say the same thing : " I never want to leave here"


Wakefield Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Walk in shower with toilet and single sink Towels not included
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • There are 2 bedrooms. The master has a queen size bed. The guest has 2 twin beds. There also is a pullout full/queen size couch. We do not supply sheets & towels but do supply blankets & pillows. Sheets & towels are available for rental if available.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • surf fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
The house is on Pine Island on Balch Lake. There is a car legnth bridge to get on to the island. The road is only 10 mph. Great for walking or biking.


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Beautiful Year Round Waterfront Home
average rating of 4.888889 based on 36 reviews
Manchester NH

Hidden Gem! Beautiful Cottage

  • 5 of 5

I cannot express enough what a wonderful stay/holiday weekend we had away at this beautiful cottage! My husband & I stayed here with 1 other couple. Perfect NYE spot! Kim, our host for the weekend did nothing but make our trip that much better! She has excellent response time, clear/concise communication & to boot, she had champagne chilling in the fridge!!! The space was perfect for being holed up in the winter-time. Easy access to the Lake (clearly your view is spectacular, you're literally water-front)! Easy jaunt into town--10 minute leisurely drive down the road. Everyone is very friendly! The cottage is up-to-date, SO well decorated & just darling. Can't say enough nice things! Can't wait to book something there again soon (summer repeat is calling our names) :) Thanks again, Kim!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very happy with the property and being right on the lake.

  • 4 of 5

We loved being on the lake and able to swim first thing in the morning! My 5 year old loved it! Wish I read the description closer and brought sheets, pillow cases and towels but that was my fault. I like renting off season when the lake is quiet and not many people are around.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cozy lake house, right at the water, we had a great time

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in this lake house for two nights. The house is beautiful and cozy, right at the water, with beautiful lake view from balcony and the living area. There is canoe and kayak also available at the house to use. It is also conveniently located close (3-4 min walk) to a small market and about 5 min drive to a larger market. There is a fire pit outside and a good AC and heating system inside. There were some cleaning issues in the beginning apparently due to some emergency situation for the cleaning company but after we communicated with the owner (Kim), she kindly apologized and quickly sent someone and took care of it. The owner is very responsive, polite, and friendly ( thank you Kim). We had a great time, and will plan to hopefully visit again, and definitely recommend the stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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North Attleboro, MA

Perfect Lakefront Cottage

  • 5 of 5

My family of 4 had an amazing time during our stay. The house was the perfect size for us and was clean and had everything we needed. The views were amazing both from inside and outside. We enjoyed fishing, jumping off the dock, swimming, kayaking, canoeing, s’mores around the fire pit and much more! We didn’t want to leave and we definitely hope to return!

  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Boston MA

Very nice place with perfect location on the lake

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a great week here up on the lake. The spot has a perfect location on the water. This part of the lake is clean with no weeds, just jump right in off the dock and cool off. The rental includes a kayak and a canoe which we made use of. The house also has central AC which is pretty rare on little Balch Lake. The AC turned out to be a very welcome comfort on our very humid week. It has a nice grill and plenty of outdoor seating as well as little Tiki bar/nook. The marina is super easy canoeing or walking distance. It's very handy for prepared meals, as well as essential food items, paper goods, wine and beer. It's also handy to launch your boat or jetski right nearby if you have one. Very nice place, we hope to return. Can't wait to come back!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much Brian. It was such a pleasure to have you both !! I’m very grateful you too the time to write this review. We absolutely love our home and it’s so appreciate when other guests love it too ! We hope to see you again soon Thank you , Kim
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North Grafton, Massachusetts

Lakeside Pleasure

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a wonderful week at this nicely appointed Balch Lake Bungalow. The convenient and beautiful lakeside location is ideal for a vacation getaway for a small family or couple. We literally walked out the door and down the stairs to the roomy dock and paddled, swam, fished and just lounged around watching boaters and loons pass by. The nearby marina was such a convenience for picking up necessary items, or to have a quick bite. The lake is pristine, with many loons, and lots of islands and coves to explore by kayak, canoe or paddleboard. There isn't a bad fishing spot on the lake! We highly recommend this home for your vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lori, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review:) It was such a pleasure to have you all to our home. I’m so glad you all had such a great time and thank you for the pictures you sent ! I really appreciate that :) We hope to see you again soon ! Thank you , Kim
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We are right on the water. It is extremely clean! There are 2 sandbars and islands to kayak, canoe, or boat over to.

We are surrounded by a lot of attractions and things to do. N.Conway, Wolfeboro, Ogunquit, and also Portsmouth are all close by for a day trip or take a nice drive for dinner.

We are on the lake and in the middle of a lot!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit $400

Please read carefully before you book your vacation:
We require rental fee & security deposit to lock in your reservation. Holiday weekends & summer dates especially summer wknds have a 3-4 night minimum. No cancellation / refund on any reservations. To make a summer reservation in the previous fall & winter months a payment plan is available (please note these payments are non-refundable). There is a fee of 3% on all credit card payments which the guests are responsible to pay.. We prefer cash or checks to avoid charging this fee. We do not supply sheets & towels but do supply pillows & blankets . However, sheets & towels can be rented when available. After Columbus wknd the lake is lowered making the 2 floating docks needed to be stored. There will still be a 10 ft dock. Also we winterize on Columbus wknd. The fire pit might not be available. Please contact me before you're vacation of anything in particular you would like incase its last season and we will try to have it for you.
Must be at least 25 yrs old to rent.
Any questions please don't hesitate to ask.
Thank you !

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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