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Beautiful Lakehouse Cottage - Pet Friendly

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

The fully furnished year round house sits with a beautiful view of Pawtuckaway Lake and Pawtuckaway State Park.

The house is open concept with two bedrooms, kitchen, living room with gas fireplace, TV, and bathroom with shower. One of the bedrooms is on the first floor and the other bedroom is on a second floor loft.

Outside the house is a large deck and a patio area with a set of tables and chairs, adirondeck chairs for relaxing, a dock setup for a boat hookup. A small beach sits next to the dock for swimming in the lake, which according to a NHDES source is reportedly the 5th cleanest lake in New Hampshire. Three kayaks (one two-person and two one-person types) are available at the house for free use. Kayaking is great around the lake as there are many small islands to visit and wildlife to see. There are 10-15 bass fishing tournaments a year at the lake. The scenery is very tranquil as the house sits on the lake directly across from the 5,600-acre Pawtuckaway State Park. The 1,000-acre lake is very attractive with loons, small islands to explore, excellent swimming, 3-6 miles long, 50 feet at its deepest point, and very good for fishing of small and large mouth bass, pickerel, etc. Half of the lake is bordered by Pawtuckaway State Park, which has miles and dozens of trails for hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing in the summer and snowmobiling, ATV-ing, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing activities in the winter. The house is heated for continuous year round use through the fall, winter, and spring.

The house is 10 minutes from exit 5 off Route 101 and 30-40 minutes from the seacoast, Portsmouth, Manchester, or the Massachusetts border.

There are several restaurants (Tuckaway Tavern, Holy Grail, Pizza by George, Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, and others), a large Hannaford supermarket, pharmacies, bowling alley, gas stations, post office, and other stores and amenities within 10-20 minutes of the house.

Most pets are allowed. Nightly, weekday, or weekend rates are available in the fall, winter and spring. $100 nightly with minimum 2 ight stay from Mid October to late May; $850/week in June and September, $1300/week in July and August.

Keywords: Lake House on Water

More Details

Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
21 February, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Just want to say, we had a great time at your summer home! We really enjoyed the kayaks on the the lake, such a beautiful place."
Aug 2009
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Nottingham in Rockingham County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Double Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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(9 traveller reviews)

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Beautiful Lakehouse Cottage - Pet Friendly
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Comfortable and Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed multiple times at this lakehouse. It is very comfortable and the views are beautiful from inside the house to the outside on the decks! Just peaceful, gorgeous views sitting in the mornings having coffee on the deck. Thanks Stephan for your hospitality!!!

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nashua, NH

Adorable lake house!

  • 5 of 5

I fell in love with this adorable lake house! It is even better in person. Four of us stayed at the house for a week and wished we could stay longer. The kayaks are in a great location and so easy to hop right into the water; we used them multiple times each day! We spent lots of time lounging on the dock, fishing and just enjoying the scenery. The house is cozy - our friends that stayed up in the loft bumped their heads a few times, but that wasn't a big deal. Waking up in this house is magical: many of the windows face east, so the whole house lights up in the morning with the sun reflecting off the water. The little nook off the dining area was a favorite spot for morning reading and afternoon naps. As other reviewers have mentioned, there are a lot of stairs to get to the house, so pack accordingly! The kitchen was well-equipped and we used the grill almost nightly. Stephan was very responsive and helpful throughout the booking and check-in process. We hope to come back again next year!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Adorable cottage!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is absolutely adorable! The dock and outdoor patio are very large and perfect for an evening BBQ. The kayaks were perfect for exploring the large lake. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 25-May-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Amazing getaway for a family or friends!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I loved this cute cottage in a great location. I stayed here thanksgiving weekend with my wife and 3 teenage daughters and we had a great time! There was plenty of space and the atmosphere was very cozy and relaxing. The owners were very welcoming. We had a lovely time!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Dec-2015
  • Date of Stay: November 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Big Blue Nation

The perfect place to get away!

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful lake house! I was fortunate enough to spend my vacation at this adorable little cottage during peak fall foliage this year. What a charmer! Though I'll freely admit to not spending a lot of daytime hours there- there's SO MUCH to see in New England and so little time to get it all in, lol- it was the perfect place to come "home" to every night and enjoy the fire and a glass of wine. I loved waking up to the fog rolling across the lake, and the quiet! It was so peaceful there- wish I could have another week just for that!

The cottage is in a great location- central to a lot of the things I wanted to see. An hour outside of Salem, MA; three hours from Burlington, VT; maybe an hour and a half or so from Boston, MA. Mount Washington is doable, so is Portland, ME.

Everything I needed was provided in the cottage and I didn't have problems of any kind. One thing that I don't remember reading about, and didn't anticipate ahead of time, were the steps from the car landing down to the cottage, there are a lot of them! I was okay with it but if you have problems with stairs it's something to consider. I had a heavy piece of luggage I was using (3 weeks on the road) and I ended up not packing it down them and instead just grabbing a set of clothes each night as I returned to the cottage for the next day.

Overall HIGHLY recommend this place- when I return to New England I'd love to look into renting it again!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Nov-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Getaway- Relaxing Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location for a getaway. House has everything you need to enjoy your trip. We only had two people in out party but it would easily accommodate four. Plenty of windows kept the house cool. Lots to do- hiking, kayaking and mountain bike trails at nearby state park. Nice quiet lake for kayaking and swimming. Neighbors were friendly and both the neighbors and the owner were helpful with information about the area. Overall a great experience!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2015
  • Date of Stay: September 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles

The location across from Pawtuckaway State Park, 35 minutes from the Mass border, 30 minutes from the seacoast, and 30 minutes to Manchester, NH


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Nottingham, New Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Jan 28-May 24
28 Jan 2018 - 24 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
May 29 to June 2
29 May 2018 - 1 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
June 2 to 29
2 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 9-14 5 nights
9 Jul 2018 - 14 Jul 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
August 4 to August 31
4 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Sept 4 to Nov 3
4 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Minimum 2 night stay offseason Oct to April: $100/night
WeeKy Rates:
October to April: $500 to $700/week
May, June and September: $800 to $850/week
July-August: $1,300/week

Weekly Rates May to September

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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