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4,000+ sq ft Custom Cedar Home, Well Appointed & Ideal for Family Ski Vacation

Bedrooms 6
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 15

Luxurious, very spacious 4,000+ square foot home in beautiful Silver Lake village district of Madison, NH! Everything you need for a fabulous vacation awaits you here. There is plenty of room in this custom home for everyone to relax and unwind. Privacy abounds on the 1 wooded acre situated on a private dead-end road with only 2 other houses.

5 minute stroll to Silver Lake, one of the deepest lakes in New Hampshire, which offers bass/trout fishing, thanks to both hot and cold water thermal springs in the lake. In warmer months also enjoy swimming, kayaking, canoeing, or powered boats (kayak available on-site, with life jackets and paddle). In the winter enjoy downhill skiing, ice-skating, ice fishing, sledding, snowshoeing, x-country skiing, and snowmobiling on the lake.

6 miles to family friendly King-Pine and Purity Springs Resort, which features, skiing, snow tubing, snowshoeing, x-country skiing and ice-skating. Whole family can ski in the afternoon for $55!

You can always just have some R&R at the house. There is a yard for playing, situated on a hill perfect for sledding. Large patio for out-door dining and a fire-pit for roasting marshmallows and enjoying the Loons calling out on Silver Lake.

You'll have snowmobile trails right out your front door all the way to Canada!

Walking trails to take in the local flora and fauna. Fall foliage leaf peeping is spectacular. You can even pick blueberries and blackberries in summertime.

The living room has a cathedral ceiling, skylights and floor to ceiling windows and lots of natural light. It brings Black Mountain to you, with a custom crafted fireplace made with blasted stone from this local Mountain. You can warm-up in front of the Vermont Castings Ceramic propane stove at the hearth. Open concept kitchen offers discriminating cooks a expansive granite counter workspace, butcher-block cutting board, stainless steel convection stove and microwave. Walk-in pantry and every culinary amenity you could wish for.

On the rear first floor: bedroom #1 is a kids’ dream come true – it features a mini climbing wall leading to a built-in loft/fort and a skylight to stargaze at night- there is a full size bed for when playtime is over. Bedroom #2 offers a queen-sized bed, and skylight. Bedroom #3 provides a queen-sized bed and skylight. In the front of the first floor: bedroom #4 is large and private, with a queen-sized bed and private bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower. Floor to ceiling windows with full-length blinds for privacy. Also on the first floor is a shared full bathroom.

The home provides a large garage to house your ski equipment or other toys. Here you’ll find a front-loading washer and dryer and large utility sink. A side entrance offers a large, tiled mud room and plenty of shelving space to keep anything you need close at hand.

Rough-hewn wood stairs bring you to the second floor media room with cherry wood floors, massage chair, 46” built-in Samsung 8000 HD Internet TV with Playstation 3/Blu-ray player, and definitive technology solo soundbar with blue tooth connection for music streaming and cable tv with HBO for movie nights!

There is a kid-friendly rec-room complete with a full size Tornado competition foosball table to provide competition for the young and old! Just down the hall is a very spacious master suite with king-size bed, and also includes walk-in closets, plenty of windows, full bathroom and decorative fireplace. An additional office room off of the master bedroom has a full-sized bed for more sleeping options.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 April, 2017

About Paul

This was our personal home and it has been a true labor of love refining and finishing every aspect of it. We lived here for many years and then relocated to Southern NH due to work requirements. Although we spend less time here now - we still enjoy it tremendously as a perfect get-away. We hope you enjoy the same pleasures, and if you have any questions, please ask! We are constantly looking to improve the property and welcome your input!

Paul purchased this house in 2005

Why Paul chose White Mountains

This is a very well maintained, thoughtfully decorated home that offers plenty of room for everyone to have privacy and time to play, read, relax or store their gear for out-door adventure. It is a perfect get-away to spend time with family or head out to the myriad of near-by activities from skiing, snowshoeing, ice-fishing and snow-mobiling to swimming, biking and kayaking.

What makes this house unique

It is so easy to enjoy a wide variety of activities from here, but staying in to relax and unwind in the comfortable media room, or by the fire pit, or taking a nature walk or hike from your front door is a fantastic option as well. Your best vacation awaits you here!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Silver Lake in Madison

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Child Bed , upstairs master bedroom
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , first floor front of house with private full bath
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed , upstairs back bedroom off of master bedroom
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(49 traveller reviews)

4,000+ sq ft Custom Cedar Home, Well Appointed & Ideal for Family Ski Vacation
average rating of 4.734694 based on 49 reviews

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Such a large comfortable home!! Great location and lots of amenities, especially for kids!! Ours loved all the books, toys, oft, and foosball table. Just remember to bring your own towels (not included in the rental). If you forget, the Dollar General a 10 minute drive away will help you out. The owner is very nice and responsive. He was kind enough to give us a very late check out. Only a 12 minute drive ft King Pine. I highly recommend this place!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
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Great Large Family Spot

  • 4 of 5

We very much enjoyed our second family gathering at this location in NH! Lot's of room for everyone!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
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Great place to bring the family together!

  • 4 of 5

The house was very roomy with plenty of space for our 11 people to gather , play, and relax. We were close to family oriented ski resorts. Went skiing, tubing, snow shoe hiking, and skiing again. Had lots of fun in the snow.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway

  • 4 of 5

There was 18 of us, 10 adults and 8 kids! We went for Thanksgiving. We had a great time! The house accomadated all of us so well! There was a room that was perfect with toys galore for the children 5 and under! There was a foosball table and PlayStation 3 for the bigger kids. There were board games us adults took advantage of and even let the kids join in too! We never felt on top of each other there was room for all of us! Paul was so helpful through this whole process and believe me the patience this man has is amazing! He delt with a lot of questions and then some. Being from a large Italian family there is a lot of talking and everyone had questions! Paul thank you again for your kindness and patience! This would definitely be a home I would recommend to anyone and even use again!

  • Review Submitted: Dec 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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Large Home for Fall Getaway

  • 4 of 5

Rented the house with a large group of friends for a fall hiking getaway. Only 25 minutes to North Conway which was a big plus. The house is nice for a large group of people since it has so many bedrooms. Paul was quick to respond when I had some questions/concerns.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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  • 4 of 5

The cabin itself was very comfortable for 14 adults with all required amenities. It was clean and well arranged. The owner - Paul was very cooperative and he even responded to my calls late night. That was very kind of him. Only issue we had with the house was the guest bathroom near the hallway. The lock was not working. But apart from that everything was good and we enjoyed the stay!

Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monkey Trunks
Hobbs Tavern & Brewing Company
Yankee Smokehouse
Sap House Meadery LLC
Tin Mountain
King Pine Ski Area
"Great family ski mountain- $55 for family to ski in the afternoon!"
Settlers' Green Outlet Village
"Getting your outlet shopping on and enjoy the fresh air!"
Mount Washington Observatory Weather Discovery Center
"Free museum and rainy day get away!"
Conway Scenic Railroad
"Old time railroad with great views!"
Cranmore Mountain Resort
"Great family ski mountain in the heart of North Conway!"
Farm by the River Bed & Breakfast with Stables
"Get out on horseback and see the sights!"
Loon Preservation Committee
Loon Mountain
Black Mountain
"Family ski mountain"
Attitash Mountain Resort
Wildcat Mountain
"great skiing and views of mount washington in the heart of the white mountains!"
Mount Washington Cruises
"tour the big lake and relax!"
Whale's Tale Water Park
Clark's Trading Post
Woodstock Inn Station & Brewery
"Great food and beer"
Moat Mountain Smokehouse
"Local brews!"
Lost River Gorge
"great day in the outdoors exploring natural caves!"
Flume Gorge
Raft NH
Great Glen Trails
Mt. Washington Auto Road
Mt Washington Cog Railway
Polar Caves Park
Santa's Village
Story Land
"family fun at its best!"
Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel
Cannon Aerial Tramway
Cannon Mountain
Bretton Woods
Waterville Valley Resort
Gunstock Ski Resort
White Mountain National Forest
Lake/Cathedral Ledge State Park
Echo Lake State Park
Crawford Notch State Park
Diana's Baths
Franconia Notch State Park
Waterville Valley
Tin Mountain Conservation Center
Cafe Noche
Silver Lake Railroad
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Hobbs Tavern
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
King Pine Ski Area, Madison
Car: recommended

This home is a stone's throw away from the North end of Silver Lake. Silver Lake straddles the upper part of the Lakes Region and the lower part of the White Mountain National Forest. The State of New Hampshire classifies Silver Lake as PRISTINE. Common fish include Smallmouth Bass, Pickerel, Horned Pout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, and White Fish.

Access for swimming and non-motorized boats on the North end of the Lake is at Kennett Beach (.2 mi from house near small bridge) and Monument Beach (.5 mi from house across from train station/post office) on Village Road/Rt 113 and Nichols Beach on Rt 41 (2 mi from house). A motorized boat launch and beach with picnic area/barbeques is at the South end of the Lake off of East Shore Drive (3.5 mi from house), but you must have a town visitor pass (provided by us).

In the winter the Lake freezes solid for ice fishing, skating, snowshoeing/skiing, & snowmobiling.

The home is also nestled:

*5 mi/10 min to Madison Boulder Natural Area

*5 mi/10 min to Chocorua Mt/Lake, Rt 16 access

*6 mi/15 min to King Pine Ski Area/Purity Spring Resort

Rt 153, Madison

*6.6 mi/13 min to White Lake State Park, Rt 16 Tamworth

*7 mi/14 min to the Eastern Terminus of the Kancamagus Highway/Saco Ranger Station. A fantastic scenic drive that bisects the lower half of the White Mt National Forest. Hiking trail-heads abound on either side of the road, and the Swift River offers itself up as a summer playground- make sure to check out the waterfalls at- Lower Falls, Rocky Gorge & Sabbaday Falls!

*8 mi/16 min to the Saco River/Covered Bridge access for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, and tubing.

*8.1 mi/18 min to Tin Mountain Conservation Center, Albany

*11 mi/20 min to Settlers' Green Outlet Village shopping, North Conway, with a fabulous array of outlet shopping

*Weather Discovery Center, North Conway

*11.6 mi/22 min to Sap House Meadery, Ossipee

*North Conway (www.northconwayvillage.net)

*Conway Scenic Railroad, North Conway

*13.7 mi/26 min to Cranmore Mountain Resort, North Conway

*Stables at the Farm By The River, North Conway - horseback riding

*North Conway Village offering shopping & exceptional dining options

*13.8 mi/26 min to First Bridge/Saco River, North Conway- makes a great leisurely canoe, kayak, or tube floating trip down river to the Covered Bridge/Conway (approximately 3 hour trip) with plenty of sand bars and swim holes along the way.

*Loon Center & Markus Wildlife Sanctuary

*Squam Lakes Natural Science Center & Lake Cruises, Holderness

*Mt. Washington Cruises

*19.5 mi/35 min to StoryLand, Glen

*Whale's Tale Water Park, Rt 3, Lincoln

*Clark's Trading Post, Lincoln- bear show

*Woodstock Brewery

*Lost River Gorge & Boulder Caves, Rt 112, N. Woodstock

*Flume Gorge, Franconia Notch

*Raft NH, Whitewater rafting

*Great Glen Trails Outdoor Center, Gorham

*Mt. Washington Auto Road, Gorham

*Mt. Washington Cog Rail, Bretton Woods

*Polar Caves, Rumney

*Santa's Village, Jefferson

*Fort Jefferson Fun Park, Jefferson

*Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel, Jefferson

Ski/snowboard fanatics can also get to:

*Black Mtn, Jackson

*Wildcat, Rt 16 Pinkham Notch

*Attitash Mountain Resort, Rt 302 Bartlett

outdoor water park & horseback riding

*Loon Mtn, Rt 112 Lincoln

*Cannon Mtn, Franconia Notch aerial tramway

*Bretton Woods

*Waterville Valley Resort

*Gunstock Mt. Resort, Gilford

Most mountains also have summer activities for the adrenaline junkie and to tire the kids out, such as Canopy Tours & Adventure Centers with zip lines, rope courses, climbing walls, giant swings, free falls, mt. coasters, alpine slides, & mountain biking.

Enjoy limitless out-door adventures in the White Mountain National Forest, including the Presidential Mountain Range and Mount Washington, Cathedral Ledge, Echo Lake, the Saco River, Crawford Notch State Park, Franconia Notch State Park and Pinkham Notch.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Silver Lake, New Hampshire

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
18 Jun 2017 - 5 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £77.45
Pet Fee £78.23 + Tax
Cleaning fee £156.47 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £312.94
Tax Rate 9.0%

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