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Secluded Lake House, Private Beach For Swimming or Boating, Kids & Pets Welcome

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps 10, With Lake View, Private Beach, Pets Welcome

This home is the perfect place for families with pets and kids who want to get away from it all. The house is located off a dead end road with very little traffic and has a wrap-around driveway with off-street parking. Nubanusit is a clear and clean lake with a sandy, rocky bottom - great for boating, fishing, and swimming. The majority of the shoreline is an undeveloped nature preserve, and you may have the lake to yourself during the week.

Ground floor:

- Master bedroom with attached study with lake view

- Enclosed, screened porch with seating and lake view

- Roomy living room with cathedral ceiling and wood stove

- Fully equipped kitchen

- Washer and dryer, all linens provided

- Wireless high speed internet, TV, VCR & DVD

- Full bathroom


- Two bedrooms with lake view upstairs, each with twin beds.

- One bedroom with a queen bed upstairs

- a sitting area with a fold-out futon that can be used as another sleeping area

- Full bathroom


- BBQ grill and picnic table

- Private sandy swimming area

- Boathouse and boat launch, 2 kayaks and a canoe with paddles provided

- Expansive, wooded property

- Wild blueberries, raspberries, and blackberries

- Rope swing across the lake

- Wild loons, eagles, and otters live on the lake

More Details

Kathryn Hulick
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2018

About Kathryn Hulick

The Hulick family has been coming to Lake Nubanusit since Sunnie and Charlie Hulick purchased the property in 1970 as their retirement home and a place for family vacations. Charlie was in the foreign service, and they moved from France to Germany and back to the States as their son David and daughter Diana grew up. You can still find reminders of their international travel in the house if you look around! Now, David resides in a small NH town just 30 minutes away from Lake Nubanusit. His children and grandchildren get together every year during the summer to enjoy the lake.

Kathryn Hulick purchased this house in 1970

What makes this house unique

Lake Nubanusit is a well-kept secret. Most people in New England have never heard of it -- and instead travel to the lakes region farther north. Since most the lake shoreline is a nature preserve, you won't find very many other people out on the lake most days. Also, the lake has exceptional water quality with 50 foot visibility and a rocky, sandy bottom. A pair of nesting bald eagles has called the lake home for about ten years, and if you're lucky you'll see them circling overhead or even catching fish.

One of our favorite things to do at the lake house towards the end of the summer is to kayak or canoe across to the nature preserve and pick blueberries. You won't believe how big and juicy those wild blueberries get! We also love hiking mount monadnock, or visiting the shops in nearby peterborough, nh.

Guestbook comments from the owner

All of the information listed was accurate, and the house was immaculate when we arrived. Linens and kitchen ware were all available as described as well. This was the most relaxing vacation I've had in a long time! The quiet was fabulous. I loved canoeing out to see the eagle's nest and watching the kids use the rope swing. Kayaking was also great fun. My grandkids really enjoyed the nice sandy swimming area and hardly left the water the whole time.
Aug 2011
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Hancock in Hillsborough County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Personal Floatation Devices must be worn when using the kayaks or canoe.
  • Please follow the terms of the attached Rental Agreement.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , On the ground floor, attached to a study and full bathroom
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Lake view
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , Lake view
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Upstairs sitting area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , The upstairs sitting area futon converts to a 2-person bed
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


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Secluded Lake House, Private Beach For Swimming or Boating, Kids & Pets Welcome
average rating of 4.5833335 based on 20 reviews

Gorgeous lake and spacious, comfortable house

  • 5 of 5

It was a lovely week on Nubanusit! The home had everything our family needed and more. The home is clean, open, and full of rustic, lake house charm. The spot on the lake is private, quiet, and absolutely gorgeous. This was our second year at the home which says a lot as we typically mix it up and try new places. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 26-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay!
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Great family vacation retreat

  • 5 of 5

We've been coming for years. Something for everyone from kids to parents to grandparents. Swimming, boating, campfires and a rope swing across the lake.

House is comfortable with washer/dryer, dishwasher, lots of dishes, pots and pans and recently Wi-Fi.

Beautiful lake; very clear, surrounded by tall pines and on the lawn doing down to the lake, flowers. We hope to be back next year.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in your house for the second year. Everything we needed was provided. The flower garden was perfectly beautiful, we loved sitting on the porch, and we kayaked every day. The lake is amazingly quiet and clear, providing bird watching opportunities as well as great boating.

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay. We hope you'll be able to return next year as well!
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Crystal clear water lake

  • 4 of 5

Very clean and comfortable house. Stunning back yard garden. The lake is really clear, enjoyed swimming in it. Kids took the kayak across the way and jumped off a swing rope, they really enjoyed that. Unfortunately we had several rainy days, took the kids bowling and mini golf. My husband and I had a lot of fun kayaking in the two man kayak around the lake. Our golden retriever especially enjoyed the swimming.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Peaceful, relaxing, bucolic.

  • 5 of 5

The house is exactly as described. No unpleasant surprises. Everything we could have wanted or needed to take advantage of the lake and the cottage was supplied. This is a terrific place for a family gathering as there was plenty of sleeping space and two full bathrooms. It was a joy to see our dogs run about unleashed and trying to get up their courage to swim (fail--not water dogs) but enjoy little dips at the water's edge. We enjoyed kayaking and swimming out to the trampoline. Beautiful sunsets. I enjoyed the artsy shops and antique stores in nearby Peterborough and Keene. All in all, a splendid time. Many thanks to the Hulicks for sharing their wonderful lakehouse!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A little piece of paradise

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week here with our two children, their partners, and 2 children ages 8 & 10, and could not have been happier. We will definitely be coming back. The house is comfortable and spacious, and has a very well equipped kitchen. It has a time worn charm, but with all modern conveniences including two large full baths. There are more than enough towels, pillows, linens, dishes, life jackets, etc. This is not a luxurious place by any means, but it is casual, comfy, and located on the best lake in state. The kids had a blast swimming in the backyard, especially with the Spanish Island (aka The Donut). Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad that you enjoyed your vacation! We're happy to have you back next year. Thanks for posting such a nice, thorough review for other guests.
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Nearest Airport
36 Miles
Manchester-Boston Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Harlow's Pub & Restaurant
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Crotched Mountain Resort
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
NH Route 202
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Fiddleheads Cafe and Catering
Nearest Ski
10 Miles
Crotched Mountain Resort
Nearest Beach
Private beach on the property
Car: necessary

Mount Mondanock, one of New Hampshire's most famous peaks, is 20 minutes away in Jaffrey, NH, and is a fun climb for the whole family.

The Harris Center for Conservation is down the street, with hiking trails and educational programs for families.

Explore boutique shops, restaurants, and art galleries in peterborough, nh, or catch a show at peterborough players summer theater.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Hancock, USA

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
1 Jul 2018 - 1 Sep 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.37

We welcome pets at our lake house. If you are bringing a pet, the refundable damage deposit will be $500. All rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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