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Quiet, beautiful waterfront property on Connecticut river with mountain views!!!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house

Overview

About the property

Secluded, spacious 1 BR loft with 2 queen beds on beautiful river front property

This outstanding, new listing with VRBO offers vacationers an immaculate, newly renovated 1 bedroom private loft at the edge of the beautiful Connecticut River This lovely property boasts of estate-like grounds with sprawling lawns, mature trees, gardens and plenty of private places to relax and enjoy the beauty that abounds here. Wildlife is abundant on this property and you will likely be enthralled with sightings of fox, deer, bald eagles, beavers, ducks, geese, turtles, and a variety of song birds.

This bright, private guest loft is attached to the owner's main house (although no common walls between the two & separate roofs) and has its own two private entrances up a flight of stairs. It's fully furnished and equipped with everything you need to make your stay comfortable with living and dining room furniture, 2 queen beds, bureaus, bookcases stocked with a variety of reading material, games, and DVD's. The newly renovated kitchen is a fully equipped kitchen with pots and pans, dishes, utensils, stove, full-sized refrigerator, microwave and plenty of new cupboard storage space. The cozy bedroom area has windows for cross-ventilation and a comfy queen size bed. A second queen bed is in a cove adjacent to the bathroom/dining room area. There is a spacious modern bathroom, walk-in closet, and pull down stair to access additional attic storage for longer stays. This loft has a cathedral ceiling with fan, is an open-concept space with a spacious feel. It is bright and sunny with plenty of windows to allow for cross-ventilation. For your comfort, an air conditioner is provided as well as a Rinnai heater to quickly warm the place in chilly weather.

There are plenty of river and local mountain views of Vermont from both inside and outside of the unit. A private outdoor landing at the top of the new stairway is large enough to permit 2 - 3 people to sit and enjoy views of the river and mountains. You may wander the property and enjoy listening to the sounds of a waterfall across the river or the sounds of many bird varieties singing.

For your enjoyment some lawn games are available (no charge) such as bocce, croquet, badminton, and frisbee. There's a park bench beneath a tree to enjoy relaxing and viewing the river as well as picnic table and a fireplace/grill at the river's edge. You can also enjoy your own private outdoor area complete with fire pit, adirondack chairs, table with chairs/umbrella, and outdoor gas grill to cook up those burgers and have a cookout while enjoying the view!! Feel free to bring along your kayaks (or borrow ours for free) so you can explore and enjoy the Connecticut River - there's a dam upstream and islands for the public to enjoy, downstream. If you want to make a day trip out of Kayaking on the river, we're happy to come pick you up wherever you end up!! You may also bring your bicycles (or borrow ours) to enjoy venturing out to explore this beautiful area further. Walking around town is a favorite activity for many and you'll have a chance to chat with many friendly country folks while you're on your walk. Hiking is just a stone's throw from the house up Hunts Mountain Rd. so come prepared with your hiking shoes and water bottles. In season there are tasty wild raspberries you can pick and enjoy! While hiking up Hunt's Mountain Rd. you can also take a peek at our second VRBO property - a cozy off-the-grid mountain cabin with the most amazing westerly mountain views and sunsets looking over into Vermont. You just might want to stay there sometime, too (especially once you see the view)!!

This destination property is such a beautiful and unique place we're sure you would enjoy staying here to celebrate some special occasion - honeymoon, anniversary, birthday, etc. The area offers fun places to visit as well and plenty of stores for your convenience. Take a stroll early evenings and wander around this sleepy little town, cross over the bridge by the dam and into Vermont or take in a night in St. Johnsbury (just 25 minutes away), eat at Anthony's Diner and see a movie. Be sure to visit Littleton, just 30 minutes north and check out Chutters, a popular candy store, local shops, restaurants, a covered bridge you can walk across, community theatre, movie theater, etc. Or, play tourist for the day and take in Haverhill, Franconia, Lincoln, Hanover NH or Stowe, Newbury or Bradford, VT. For your convenience, just 15 minutes away is the town of Woodsville, where you can find all the shops you need: A super Walmart, Shaw's for groceries, Rite Aid, Cumberland Farms, Village Pizza, 2 Chinese restaurants, a seafood restaurant, other restaurants, Happy Hour Restaurant (in Wells River, just over the River), P & H Truck Stop (all time favorite for locals and tourists alike featuring homemade pies galore), Slick's ice cream on Rt. 10 north just out of Woodsville (best in NH).

Our goal is that you have the most relaxing, awe-inspiring experience away from home while enjoying the incredible beauty this region of NH has to offer. After living here for 6 years, I do believe this upper valley area is most certainly one of New Hampshire's best kept secrets. I still can't believe we live in such an incredible place and my hope is to share this experience with as many people as possible. We look forward to your stay at "The loft at River's Edge" and we're quite certain you will leave here feeling rejuvenated and relaxed!!

More Details

Owner
Sue
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 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Sue

We moved up to this beautiful area of New Hampshire 6 years ago from Central Massachusetts to "live the dream" of owning a home in the mountain region of this state. We have always enjoyed sharing our home with others and this seemed like the perfect time to open up both of our properties to those wanting to get away from it all and share in the beauty and tranquility we've come to enjoy on a daily basis!

After marrying in Boston and living in Cambridge where we raised our two children for 13 years, we began to sense we needed to move to the suburbs to buy our own home and begin enjoying some peace and quiet away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

We lived in Holliston, MA for 5 years enjoying our first home, then moved to Uxbridge, MA where our children finished growing up, completing their high school education and then they went on to college. After living there for 16 years, we took the daring leap and headed north while we had the opportunity to enjoy living our dream.

After working in a couple of local schools here in N.H. and realizing we never wanted to go back to MA, we decided to permanently settle here by purchasing our home here on the Connecticut River. Now we have the best of both worlds and can not only enjoy this lovely home but can also escape to our "mountain house" as we affectionately call it, to enjoy living off the grid in a more rustic fashion.

My husband has always been the "wind beneath my wings" and even though a die-hard Bostonian, he was willing to head out on the adventure of his life when he married me. We have truly lived the dream here in beautiful New Hampshire, and now it's time to share this with others.

Thank you for inquiring into staying on one of these properties,

Sue

Sue purchased this house in 2015

Why Sue chose Monroe

This property was purchased in 2015 because of it's location along the Connecticut River and because it offered seclusion, breathtaking views and quiet. In addition, this expansive home with its private 1 bedroom loft seemed like a perfect place to share with vacationers seeking a get away from the hectic pace of life at home and come enjoy the beauty, slow-paced lifestyle and serenity of the upper river valley region of NH, close to the mountains.

What makes this house unique

I have to say, standing on the porch and looking towards the river and mountains was awe-inspiring. I was also impressed by the expansive lawns and openness of the property and how nice and sunny it was here. Also, it felt so private and safe and a place that would bring peace to our lives. I was also excited about finally buying a kayak to get out on the river and explore this beautiful river, right at my doorstep!!

Amenities

Monroe House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • large bathroom with vanity, full-sized tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen bed in bedroom; additional queen bed in great room
  • queen-sized bed with end table, lamp, chair, windows
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Quiet, beautiful waterfront property on Connecticut river with mountain views!!!
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5

Our stay at the waterfront loft in Monroe was absolutely spectacular.

  • 5 of 5

We are very thankful we found the waterfront loft in Monroe. The location was ideal with a lot of fun activities for the family in the area. The property was fantastic as we had the amenities of home and a beautiful view of the Connecticut River . Jeff and Sue the owners have done a super job of having a lot of extras like games, puzzles and outside fun stuff to almost make you want to spend all your time at the property. Place was plenty spacious for our family of four. Our kids had a great time playing inside and out. Icing on the cake was how nice the owners were and how easy they made everything from beginning to end. We would highly recommend this property and definitely plan to stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aim to please! We're so happy to hear our guests' feedback after staying at our "Loft" or at the Hunt Mountain Cabin here in Monroe. Having guests as wonderful as Raymond and his family means a lot to us and we're so glad they were thrilled with their accomodations and the property, which is spectacular!! We look forward to their return very soon and hope many more discover what may be one of the Upper Connecticut River Valley's most special places to stay if you're looking for serenity, views, cleanliness, spaciousness, amenities, and so much more. Thank you for choosing to stay here with us here in Monroe!!
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Amazing place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect! Sue had everything we needed. Place was very clean and felt like a home away from home. The "backyard" is unbelievable. Only wish we could have stayed longer! We will definately be coming back.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy you enjoyed yourselves! That's our goal - to give our guests a perfect experience so they can kick back and relax and enjoy a beautiful place to stay. The views are stunning, the grounds beautiful, and it's so peaceful and quiet here in this secluded location. We look forward to your return and are so happy you had fun!! Thank you for choosing "The Loft at River's Edge." Sue & Jeff
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5

Great getaway to a quiet place!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect and exactly as described! It was a great getaway for a few days. Located close to many places in both Vermont and New Hampshire. I would highly recommend and would definitely stay here again when back in the area! Thanks for a great first experience using HomeAway!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quiet little hide-away along the river with great views.

  • 4 of 5

This is a nice little place along the river. The beds are fine and the kitchen was equipped with what we needed. It was very nice for Sue to leave us a map of the area with ideas for eating out and getting groceries. The nights are quiet. We even heard the loons.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful Property!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our quick stay at this property. The owners, Sue and Jeff, were very easy to communicate with and took the time to say hello and make us feel welcome. We loved having such a beautiful view of the Connecticut River to look at each day and we made good use of the fire pit and grill out back. The view of the stars at night is amazing! Something we don't often get to see from NJ. Unfortunately, we did not get to use their kayaks or do much exploring. Our stay was short, but was definitely sweet. Thanks again!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The location is quiet and private.

  • 5 of 5

The property is as neat as a pin with a pIcturesque view.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

There are an abundance of attractions within an hour or this location. The popular White Mountains of New Hampshire with the Wild Ammonoosuc River with it's covered bridge and swimming holes are very popular and only 20 minutes away. Littleton is just 30 minutes north of our location and this small town offers an abundance of shops, restaurants, entertainment, tourist destinations, and many popular convenience stores. Since we're literally on the Vermont border, just over a bridge brings you into the small towns of Newbury, Wells River, Barnet, Waterbury, Bradford, etc. all wonderful towns with country stores, 5 & 10 shops, antiques, restaurants, gas stations, second hand shops, etc. The town of Woodsville is only 15 minutes away and it offers all the convenience stores such as a super Walmart, Rite Aid, Shaw's, Ocean State Job Lot, pizza, Chinese, seafood, and other restaurants. Woodsville also has a fitness club, bowling, recreation center, and Haverhill Fair Grounds for the big agricultural fair in July. Bath Village boasts of a wonderful, newly restored covered bridge and small shops. Burke Mountain ski resort is only 35 minutes away for skiing and popular ski resorts such as Loon and Cannon are an hour away. Cross country skiing abounds in the area as well as snowmobiling and ATV use on the popular Corridor 10 recreational trail system.

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $50
cleaning fee $50
Tax Rate 9.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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