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Gorgeous Location On Quiet Pristine Mountain Lake

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms With Lake Frontage And Mountain Views

With 225 feet of lake frontage this property shares the end of a peninsula with one other house. It is considered one of the finest properties on Highland Lake. Attractive sitting areas, a screened gazebo and an expansive level yard all face the lake and distant views of Mt. Kearsarge and Ragged mountain. Full use of the lake is encouraged with a small shallow beach, a 30 foot dock, and available kayaks, canoe and paddle board. Additionally, the spacious Andover town beach is in close proximity (a few hundred yards), as is the 50 mile Northern Rail Trail (walking and biking) and a public boat ramp. All close but not too close. This is not a rental house as such; but a year-round family vacation home which is occasionally rented.

The house has 1940’s charm with many updated features including an all new kitchen. The large living room/dining room has wall to wall south facing windows taking in the magnificent views while brightening the house interior. There are three well furnished bedrooms upstairs and a full bath; one of the rooms has a king bed, one a queen bed, and the third a double bed along with a bunk bed. There are two small multi use rooms off the living room and the kitchen on the main floor along with a second bathroom (with a shower). On the north side of the house is a large screened in porch. There is a washer and dryer in the basement. The house is very nicely furnished with virtually everything a renter could reasonably want.

More Details

Joshua Norris Owner/Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2018

About Joshua Norris Owner/Property Manager

This house was recently purchased by our family to be used as a vacation home. We live and work, close by, at Proctor Academy which is also in Andover. We are both college graduates, if that is important. VRBO seems to think so.

Joshua Norris Owner/Property Manager purchased this house in 2015

Why Joshua Norris Owner/Property Manager chose East Andover

We had been looking for a house, appropriate for us, on Highland Lake for some time and feel very fortunate to have been able to purchase this property. It is a gem. We think the pictures tell the story.

What makes this house unique

This is one of the few four season houses on this area of the lake. There is a nice sense of community here during the summer, and during the other months we have the area pretty much to ourselves. We have the benefit of our own secluded and completely accessible waterfront with a small beach and a dock, but also the property has proximity to the town beach and the rail trail. This is a perfect spot for one or two families with up to six children (more if the two multi-use rooms are utilized as bedrooms--there are two air mattresses available).

There is lots to do in the area: Although East Andover itself is a very small village, Andover is 7 minutes west on rt 11 (Bank, Pizza Chef, mini mart wine and beer selection), and Proctor Academy (tennis, hiking trails). 15 minutes to the east on Rt. 11 is the small city of Franklin with restaurants and a Hannafords Grocery Store. 10 minutes further east on Rt. 11 is The Tangiers Discount Mall which is surrounded by box stores (Walmart, Hone Depot, Lowes) and lots of franchise restaurants. So the unique benefit is a beautiful and peaceful rural lake setting which is not far from lots of things people seem to want.


East Andover House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main floor
  • Two bathrooms: Both bathrooms have full tub and shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • There are three upstairs bedrooms: one with king, one with a queen, and one with a double bed along with a bunk bed and a trundle. There are also two small multi use rooms on the main floor both of which could be used as additional bedrooms, one has a pull-out one has a blow-up.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Gorgeous Location On Quiet Pristine Mountain Lake
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Great family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay. The house was perfect for our family. We’ve been vacationing with my in-laws for 10 years and this was the nicest house yet. Thanks for sharing it with us. We spent lots of time outdoors and really enjoyed the lake.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Property was just as described. Immaculately clean. Comfortably furnished. Perfectly situated on lak

  • 4 of 5

Had a Wonderful week at this terrific cottage! Immaculate, comfortable perfectly situated about 20 ft from the water. Nice, sturdy dock. Kitchen extremely well stocked with everything you might need. Kayaks, paddle board and lots of water toys. Pretty little lake with crystal clear water perfect for swimming and floating . Quiet and very relaxing. Great yard for games and fire pit for enjoying at night. Loved watching at listening to the family of loons which we saw several times each day. Great family vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful House for Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

Simply perfect. Quiet lake, beautiful house and kind owners. If you are looking for a place to connect with family and enjoy the outdoors, this is it.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Super clean, super peaceful and awesome views. We can’t wait to come back!

  • 5 of 5’s perfect!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing place with a very communicative owner

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 5 and we came to see my daughter graduate from college. We stayed 2 days and the house was extremely beautiful, on the lake with an amazing view. There was a lot of space for all of us and the owner was really fast at replying to our questions. Thank you so much for letting us stay here! Absolutely recommended!

  • Submitted: May 10, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful House

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for hosting us. The house and property are gorgeous. We especially loved the lake views from the house, and also the seating area w/fireplace in the backyard. The bunk beds and sleeping arrangements work perfectly for the family. We would definitely come back. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Manchester, NH
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Mojalaki Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Pizza Chef
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Ragged Mountain
Nearest Beach
200 Metres
Andover Town Beach
Car: necessary

Although 18 hole Mojalaki Golf Course (10 minutes) is a nice course and is closest, The Country Club of NH is also open to the public, is 20 minutes, is reasonably priced and has one of the finest layouts in the State. Also in addition to Ragged Mt. Ski Area 25 minutes, Mt. Sunapee Ski Area is 35 minutes, is larger and more varied in terrain. Ice Fishing is very popular on Highland Lake. The White mountains with all their ski areas and summer activities are roughly 1 hour north.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Property Damage Insurance $59
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Cancellation Policy: 100% refundable if cancelled 30 days prior to check-in date (excludes Damage Protection). No refund provided if cancelled less than 30 days prior to check-in. We highly recommend that you purchase a travel protection plan should you have concerns about refunds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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