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Spacious Sunny Lakefront With Private Sandy Beach For Family Fun

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Br, 2 Full Bath Lakefront House With Large Level Lot And Open Floor Plan

Beautiful waterfront house is a perfect get-away for family fun and offers over 100 feet of direct lake frontage on a level lot including a private sandy beach area, dock and swim raft. Enjoy relaxing days spent lounging on the beach or take a paddle around the lake in the canoe or one of our kayaks. The kids can take the paddleboat out for a spin and enjoy exploring the sand bar located within swimming distance of the beach. There is also a row boat, horseshoes and a large grassy area for lawn games. My son has named this property Lakeshire as a nod to the Hobbit and the peaceful nature of the Shire.

The lake has no public boat launch which keeps boat traffic to a minimum. We are located at the north end of the lake providing views of both sunrise and sunset and sun all day long.

This inviting waterfront retreat offers an open floor plan for the first floor with a beautiful view of the lake, three bedrooms and two full baths. The first floor has sliding doors that open to the deck area with outdoor table and chairs. The living room area has a TV and VCR/DVD player and a selection of movies, or bring your favorites. Enjoy peaceful dinners with lake views in the dining area that seats 6 comfortably or outside on the deck. Kitchen area has counter bar with seating for 3. Upstairs bedrooms sleep 8 comfortably. The master suite overlooks the lake with a comfortable queen size bed and bathroom has a large closet and a shower and tub. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the third bedroom has a set of bunk beds and an additional queen bed.

Outside, there is a gazebo to sit in the shade while watching the kids play on the beach or play badminton. The large sandy beach area is perfect for building sandcastles or playing horseshoes or just hanging out. The beach has a gradual entry into the water that is perfect for children, and the older kids love the swim raft. A fire pit beckons for nighttime fun roasting marshmallows or making S’mores by the water’s edge. The property sits on a generous 1 acre lot with an inlet on one side so there are lovely water views and plenty of space.

Air conditioning is rarely needed, but there is a wall unit in the master bedroom and the living room. There is no phone landline at the house, and cell service can be spotty, but we have wireless high speed internet (bring your own computer/wireless device).

For a little exercise and a 100 mile view, climb Mt Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in the world according to Wikipedia and only about 30 minutes from the house. Horses and trail rides are also about 30 minutes away. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Cathedral of the Pines, 15 miles away. We are 10 minutes to Mt Watatic and The Mid State Trail (hiking), 30 minutes to Wachusett Mountain, which offers hiking, biking, chairlift rides to the summit. This is a rural area but nearby towns such as Gardner or Leominster, MA, and Keene or Peterborough, NH are 30 minutes away for movies, bowling, plays, museums, etc. For some family fun, try Davis' Farmland and MegaMaze, 45 minutes from the property which has amusements for younger kids through teenagers. Want an adventure for adults? The oldest commercial skydiving center, Jumptown, is located 45 minutes away in Orange, MA. Or just stay at the lakehouse and relax! We are 90 minutes outside of Boston, 2 hrs. from Hartford. Located near Cushing Academy.

This is a great place for a fun and relaxing get-away!

More Details

Rita King
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 15, 2018


Ashburnham House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Please see rental agreement for other house rules, accept rental agreement and please email names of guests.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , includes large closet for clothes
    First floor bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master suite - 1 queen , includes a fantastic view of the lake and private bathroom
    Guestroom - 1 queen
    Bunkroom - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private sandy beach, swim raft, private dock & boat launch, gazebo, fire pit for beach fires


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

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Spacious Sunny Lakefront With Private Sandy Beach For Family Fun
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Absolutely relaxing, enjoyable, and a great getaway!

  • 5 of 5

I grew up not too far away from Lakeshire and rented it for the week with having family visits in mind. Once we got there and opened the door our mouths hung open and we all said 'WOW' the view was absolutely spectacular! All of the windows looking out on the lake was so soothing and relaxing. Every single family member and friends that came to visit loved the house and location. We can't thank you enough for renting it to us. When my daughter walked in she said 'sold, we want it again for next year'!! It was perfect for the kids with the beach and having the ability to go out on the row boat and kayaks at sunset. We saw an otter trying to find the crayfish! My husband and all the men fished everyday from the shoreline as well as the rowboat. The bedroom accommodations were very nice with all the queen sized beds. Everything was over the top and made for a fabulous vacation spot. We never left during the whole tome we were there except for one rainy day we went out to lunch and the grocery store to restock. I can't say enough nice things...we also enjoyed the games both inside and out, the sand toys, the floats, and the campfire was a beautiful way to end the day. P.S. I'll let you know about next year.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review & I am so pleased to hear you were "WOWed" by our property. It is a special place and glad you enjoyed the fabulous views. How fun that you saw the otter! We see the beaver more frequently than the otter, so that was a special treat. Glad to hear the kids enjoyed the beach and toys and beach campfires are always a fun time! We love to sit on the "sunset steps" of the deck with our beverages and watch the colors change as the sun goes down. We'd love to have you stay with us again and your family is welcome anytime!
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Outstanding accommodations for a week at a gorgeous lake!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful time our family of 8 had by choosing this property for our summer vacation! It had all the amenities you could wish for, both indoors and out. The home has an inviting open floor plan with nooks of comfortable furniture and multiple games to be played. We could not have been happier to find that both the house and property provided us with an abundance of things of interest. There are wrap around views of the water, plenty of boats to go out as a family, and excellent fishing right from the side steps of the patio by the water edge. When we brought out the yard games (corn hole was our favorite), our 2 grand kids gravitated to the large sand mound on the beach. There are blueberries on both sides of the yard and we picked enough for a morning breakfast. On our last day we went to the Blueberry Farm, just minutes away, and filled 2 buckets to bring home to freeze. (Bring your own buckets). We had a warm rain filled week from a storm that came up the East Coast, but because there was just as much to do indoors as out, it did not bother us in the least. This was definitely a vacation that built wonderful lasting memories for our family!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! We are so pleased that you enjoyed Lakeshire and that your family had a fantastic vacation. We look forward to hosting you again!
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Great Lake house for our large group!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay at the lake house for our events in Rindge, NH. Everyone really enjoyed the views from the house.

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for joining us to celebrate! We were pleased to host your family and appreciative that you respected our 8 person limit. We are glad that your family enjoyed the view---there are some truly spectacular sunsets to see from the deck!
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Gorgeous view especially in the Fall

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a girls weekend in October. Had a great weekend. The colors were beautiful around the lake and driving in the area. The house was immaculate and very clean. Everything labeled and easy to find. We will be coming back in the spring for another weekend. Thank you Rita for making check in and out an easy process.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your excellent review. We are very glad you enjoyed your stay at Lakeshire and look forward to hosting you again!
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Perfect little getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was wonderful. The area of the house is beautiful and the neighbors were very friendly to us as renters. I would definitely recommend this house to anyone looking for a relaxing stay on a lake.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely Get Away Spot.

  • 5 of 5

If your'e looking for a "Get away from it all", this is it.

.House was lovely and sparkling clean. .

Kitchen was well stocked with dishes/cookware as well as miscellaneous condiments.

.Provided boating activities kept our family busy every day and the kids got a real kick out of catching fish right from the deck.

.Blueberry picking, just a short walk away, provided us with both nutritious snacks as well as a yummy blueberry pancake breakfast.

.Owner, Rita King, was especially communicative and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your great review! I try hard to make sure that in addition to having a lovely vacation spot, the house is also kept very clean and ready for guests. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Lakeshire and would be happy to welcome you back next time!
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Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mt Wachusett


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $200

Please note that the changeover day during the summer is Friday and check in is at 5pm.
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. A maximum of 8 people are allowed on the property at any one time and all must be listed on the rental agreement. This restriction is due to the septic system limitations. Guests not abiding by this rule will automatically forfeit their security deposit.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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