Well off the beaten path, yet only an hour from Portland, and 45 minutes from North Conway and Wolfeboro, this cottage is a gem. A mile away are a delightful eclectic antique shop and a golf course with new restaurant.
The cottage is airy and light. A spacious screened/glassed in front porch with old fashioned swing goes across the front of the house. The house is charming with several antique pieces that grace the atmosphere. Many happy Memories. It is available from May to October.
This is one of the first settled spots on the lake and therefore it is a choice location. This is real "country" which includes the blessings of loons on the lake and eagles visiting our trees, squirrels and chipmunks running throughout and then... resident bugs, and spiders sometimes appear. I do not spray for obvious health reasons so please just exit them out the door if they are in your way. It is one of the "givens" in an older house in the woods, (over 100 years old)
This is an "over sized lot" plus a back wooded lot for protection. It offers peace and tranquility.
I live about 1 1/2 hours away so will be communicating by phone and email. I really like to "meet" my guests, so really look forward to talking with you. If you need local help I will help you with that..
Food shopping at a grocery store is about 1/2 hour away. There are others closer for simple supplies. It is a good idea to stock up before you arrive.
Because of the wind from the lake (which can come up in a moment's notice) fires are dangerous, so we ask that you do not have a fire or a grill. This is a very remote area, fire station is 20-30 min away and is all volunteer. Also since this is real country there is no trash removal. We ask you to carry out your own. Otherwise my house keeper has to take it to the local dump and pay for removal. If you wish us to do that we have to ask you to pay 5$ per large bag. Thank you for understanding.
Quiet after 10:00 p.m.
No fires. Because this is an old property in a remote area and on a windy part of the lake we request no fires or grilling. The fire dept is 20 min. away and volunteer and would not make it time to stop a fire! Thank you!
We do request you to take your trash with you. If that is a problem we request an additional 5$ per large bag as we too have to cart it to the dump and pay for dumping. You can leave a check to Carolyn Kelley for the amount on the kitchen table or send it to me at 32 Bay Hill Rd Northfield, NH 03276. Thank You.