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New Hampshire is home to nearly a thousand lakes, bringing the opportunity for fishing, swimming, boating, and more. One of the best ways to take advantage of the state’s water and stunning surrounding beauty is a stay in a lake house, and you’ll have plenty of great rental options here. Many even come with water toys like kayaks, canoes, or paddleboards along with all the other essential amenities that provide a comfortable and memorable stay.
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Nestled in the White Mountain National Forest, the Cottage at Long Pond is a beautiful two-bedroom home for up to four guests with 385 feet of direct waterfront. It includes a sandy beach and dock, along with a seasonal canoe and kayaks. In the wintertime, you’ll be able to snowshoe or cross-country ski on the pond or enjoy skiing nearby at Mount Sunapee. Relax with spectacular views from the large multi-level deck and look forward to plenty of entertainment inside too with a 55″ SUHD LGTV, darts, and board games. High-speed Internet, a fully-equipped kitchen, and purified drinking water all included.
Located on its own secluded peninsula on Sunrise Lake, enjoy a tranquil setting and picturesque views from this impressive three-bedroom home. It sleeps up to eight and includes 600 feet of waterfront on a 1.2-acre landscaped property with a private sandy beach, kayaks, and floating loungers. Swimming, water skiing, tubing, jet skiing, and sunbathing on the deck are all possible here. There’s even a swinging bench on the beach for relaxing while enjoying the scenery and you can look forward to cookouts on the Weber propane grill and roasting marshmallows around the fire pit too. You’ll have all the other necessities for a comfortable stay, including a washer/dryer, full kitchen, Wi-Fi, and satellite TV.
A cozy two-bedroom cottage for five, you’ll be right on the lake by booking a stay here. It’s on Antique Alley, the oldest antique shopping district in New England with more than 500 dealers. It includes a rowboat and kayaks and plenty of places in the yard to relax with a view, including a hammock and a fire pit. Wi-Fi, a TV for streaming and watching movies with a DVD collection, books, coloring books, puzzles, and games, are just some of the other highlights.
The Little Lake House offers a lakeside stay in southern New Hampshire for up to six guests, providing spectacular views from the furnished deck with a propane fire table and grill, and indoors too, with walls of windows. The yard is a shared space with one other rental and includes a hot tub along with a paddle boat and kayaks for free use. Other highlights are the Smart TVs, a bathroom with a tub and shower, and a stackable washer/dryer.
This three-bedroom waterfront chalet is nestled in a peaceful wooded neighborhood and offers beautiful views of the White Mountains and Pequawket Pond in the heart of Mount Washington Valley. It’s just minutes from world-class ski areas for winter stays too. You’ll have 100 feet of sandy beach and access to fishing, swimming, and boating during the warmer months of the year, with two kayaks and a canoe provided. The chalet includes three bedrooms, accommodating up to eight, along with many notable features like a Smart TV with cable, Wi-Fi, a fireplace, washer/dryer, and full kitchen.
This three-bedroom cabin sits adjacent to White Lake State Park, just a five-minute walk to the lake known for some of the best swimming in the White Mountains. It has a pine interior and open-concept layout with three bedrooms, accommodating up to six. Notable features include a wood stove and a fabulous outdoor area with a porch, gas grill, and fire pit. Cable TV, Wi-Fi, and a full kitchen are all included too.
This three-bedroom cabin for six is right on Lake Francis and includes access to a small rocky beach for fishing, swimming, or launching kayaks with rentals available nearby. It enjoys a remote, secluded location deep in the heart of the “Great North Woods” 30 minutes from the Canadian border, for an especially peaceful retreat when you want to get away from it all. Enjoy stunning lake views, alfresco dining, and all the modern comforts, including Wi-Fi.
Located in the White Mountains off the Kancamagus Highway, known as the best leaf-peeping drive in New Hampshire, the “Lake’s End” has four bedrooms, sleeping up to 10 guests. Fish for largemouth bass or swim right out your door and take advantage of some great community amenities, including an in-ground pool, tennis courts, and playground. It’s pet-friendly and has all you need for a comfortable stay. Enjoy cookouts on the gas grill that uses the home’s propane, cable TV, washer/dryer, and high-speed Wi-Fi.
A two-bedroom home with 120 feet of water frontage, this is a vacation destination in itself for those looking for peace and tranquility. It accommodates up to four guests, ideal for a couple seeking a romantic stay or perhaps two couples traveling together. You’ll have complimentary use of two kayaks, paddles, and life jackets, along with a full kitchen, fireplace, and basic Dish TV.
This two-bedroom home offers an oasis for up to five with its own private beach and 210 feet of level waterfront. From the dock, you’ll be able to watch sunrises and sunsets, and enjoy swimming, kayaking or paddleboarding, with the gear included. There are plenty of opportunities for relaxing, including a fire pit for gathering around under the stars, a 48″ HDTV with Amazon Prime Video and Roku. Plus you’ll be able to fall asleep to the soothing calls of the loons.
This ideally situated waterfront cottage in Conway comes with its own sandy beach and beautiful water views, along with a private dock for launching a kayak or canoe, both of which are provided. It has three floors with four bedrooms spread throughout, ensuring plenty of privacy for as many as seven guests. Other highlights are a recently remodeled kitchen with stainless steel appliances, including a dishwasher, a fireplace, and cable TV.
Enjoy the wilds of northern New Hampshire’s Pittsburg area from this classic four-bedroom cabin that offers plenty of room for a large family and then some, accommodating up to 10 guests. It sits right on Back Lake, renowned for its outstanding trout fishing. Boat access is just feet away and there’s also a 5-star restaurant and full-service tavern within walking distance. It comes with all the essentials, a deck with a grill and fire pit, and especially picturesque views.
This dog-friendly cabin is spread over three levels, with four bedrooms and 2,000-square-feet of living space. It has an open concept main floor, a cozy wood-burning stove, and a large screened-in front porch with a view of the lake. Off the full kitchen, there’s a back deck with a charcoal grill and dining table for six, while the backyard includes a kids’ playset, a fire pit, and a hammock. During the warmer months, you’ll be able to take advantage of the four kayaks and a 5 seater paddle boat that is included too.
Enjoy a peaceful retreat in this lakefront cottage with its own private dock for fishing. The lake is stocked with several varieties of fish, and you’ll have free use of two kayaks and a paddleboat. Just steps away is a community park and playground, while a community beach is only a 2-minute walk away. Enjoy cookouts on the deck with a propane grill and a well-equipped kitchen that includes a Keurig coffeemaker along with coffee, tea, spices and condiments. Great for families with kids, it includes a sandbox, toys, a Pack ‘n Play, and a highchair. A flat-screen TV with a Blu-Ray player, DVDs, and board games are included too.
Ideally located in the Pittsburg area for enjoying the magnificent scenery and a wealth of outdoor adventures, this four-bedroom home offers gorgeous views of Connecticut Lake and the mountains. During the summer, you’ll even be able to hear the loons on the water. It comes with all the modern conveniences too, including a full kitchen with a dishwasher, and a large living room with a 50″ flat-screen satellite TV, and the Internet.