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Whittemore Shores Cottage On Newfound Lake, Beach & Lake Access, Sleeps 8

Bedrooms 4
Separate WCs1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 7 - 14 nights


About the property

4BR, 2.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 8

Book now for Summer!!! Charming cottage in desirable Whittemore Shores which has a private beach and Newfound Lake access. Totally renovated 4 BR/2.5 bath, two-level cottage with large upper deck with views of the lake and Cardigan Mtn. House is air conditioned (unusual for lake rentals.) Upstairs bedrooms: two have queen bed and one has a day bed with pull-out trundle (2 twins). Downstairs bedroom has queen bed and downstairs living area has two full size futons. Full baths upstairs and downstairs with half-bath for master bedroom. Cottage sits in its own apple orchard and is a nice walk to the lake, or you can use the golf cart to get there. Access to a boat mooring, tennis courts and playground. This is a private oasis that's part of the desirable community of Whittemore Shores. All kitchen utensils/dishes, towels and linens provided for your use. In addition to summer sports and relaxation, this is the perfect place for winter sports, with snowmobiling, ice skating and ice fishing on frozen Newfound Lake, and skiing and snowboarding at nearby Ragged Mtn., Gunstock, and more. Full washer/dryer. NO PETS or smoking allowed. Note: we recently finished the basement, adding a 4th bedroom with queen bed, full bath and living area with 2nd TV.

Lyda Akin
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
16 June, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

My siblings and I enjoyed a fabulous stay at the Whittemore Shore Cottage. Everything was just as it showed in the pictures. The home was very clean with plenty of elbow room for the five adults. The beds were so comfortable - everyone was able to get a good nights sleep. We ate plenty of meals on the deck and enjoyed the wonderful view of the lake. The basement space was perfect for the one married couple in our party. They had their own recently remodeled full bathroom, a nice size bedroom and use of a flat screen tv. It was nice having use of the golf cart to get to the lake beach. The water in the lake is crystal clear and for it only being late June, the water was warm enough to swim. The house is close to some nice eateries and attractions too. Myself and my siblings would definitely stay here again! Thanks again Lyda for the use of your beautiful home. We took away some great memories.
Jun 2014
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Bridgewater in Grafton County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • 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 Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Upstairs bath has tub/shower. Downstairs bath has large separate shower. Half bath has sink and toilet.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - pull-out trundle (2 twins)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • limited accessibility
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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Whittemore Shores Cottage On Newfound Lake, Beach & Lake Access, Sleeps 8
average rating of 4.625 based on 9 reviews

This is a wonderful place for a family vacation!

  • 4 of 5

This well maintained, clean, air conditioned home provides ample space and opportunities for families to gather and enjoy each others' company in multiple locations-the living room-dining room area, the finished basement, the back deck, and the orchard in front of the home. The refrigerators provide ample space for food and beverages.The association's property offered our grandchildren the opportunity to ride their bikes, shoot some hoops, and swing and climb on the playground equipment. The private beach and pavilion are a fun golf cart ride or walk from the house. Lyda's home is a beautiful, private location to enjoy an amazing lake and the surrounding area.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mary Jane! It was nice to welcome you and your family back to my home on Newfound Lake for the second summer. I'm glad everyone had a fun time and hope you will return again soon!
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Memorable Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful family vacation with our two children and our grandchildren at this beautiful home on Newfound Lake. The house was clean and comfortable and my daughter remarked that the pictures on line didn't do it justice. The kitchen was well-stocked with dishes and utensils and we wanted for nothing. There was plenty of room for everyone to have their own space. The children loved running and playing in the open areas around the house. They especially enjoyed the water and my five year old grandson finally felt comfortable enougn to paddle all the way to the dock with his life vest on by Thursday. This was a very big step for him as he wouldn't even take his shoes off until then. My heart soared to see the smile on his face whenever he was in the water thereafter. Thank you, Lyda, for making good your home so welcoming!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words, Peggy! It makes my heart smile to hear about your grandson conquering his water fear on Newfound Lake, and to picture your grandchildren playing on our expansive lawn. I'm glad you found my home inviting and comfortable. I hope you'll come back for another stay!
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Lots of Privacy

  • 3 of 5

Loved the home and the location; very private, well stocked kitchen, great beds and overall great home. The only downside I saw was that the beach is very small and very "clique". They were not very welcoming the first few days, but softened up as the week went by and they saw that although we were outsiders we were still "okay people". In addition, with little kids along there was not much else to do but the beach, unless you wanted to travel a little distance. I would definitely return there but with a different group of people.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. I'm glad you loved my home; as you could tell, I furnished it for myself and my family, not as a rental. I'm not sure of the ages of your children, but there's a huge lawn for playing around my home, and the community has a playground, basketball court and tennis courts. I'm sorry the permanent residents didn't make you feel welcome at first, but am glad they warmed up to you. My home is one of the few available to rent in Whittemore Shores. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay!!!
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We love this place!

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful house on a beautiful lake! We stayed here with my parents when visiting them in NH from Seattle and had a wonderful visit! The house is much bigger than it looked from the outside. Lots of sleeping space, a good size kitchen, dining area and living room. It also has a large deck with a gas grill and a HUGE yard for our kids to run around in. It was clean and pretty well stocked as well. The swimming area is a very short walk away, but the owners generously left us a golf cart for driving down as well. This was a huge hit with the kids! Also a huge hit: the sandy beach, large gazebo and raft in the crystal clear waters of Newfound Lake. We had such a great time and will definitely be back! Oh and one thing not mentioned in the description: if you have a baby this place would be great. I noticed a crib, high chair, pack n play and a stroller!

  • Review Submitted: 23-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Upon walking into the property we were met with a clean and organized home with all the amenities we would need. It was such a comfortable relaxing stay! The house is close to the lake, downtown Bristol and hiking. The house is not right next door to another home like the homes right on the lake so you have peace and quiet and privacy. Lyda, the owner, is very responsive and accommodating. She was eager to make our stay the very best it could be! I would not hesitate to stay in this home again. Newfound Lake is absolutely beautiful and one of the most beautiful places I have visited. I am a lifetime fan!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Two weeks this July,2015

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean with nice decor, all amenities and spacious for our family. In a sweet, private location with outstanding views.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Bridgewater, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
5 May 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
14 night minimum stay
for 14 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £75.15

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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