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Serenity on a Golden Pond

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,248 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Whether you just want to chill in a bucolic setting, or have more ambitious exercise plans (hiking, biking, fishing, etc. ) this is the place to be. Located on Scott Fishing Pond, Twin Tree Lodge has a rustic motif with modern amenities. Large living room, dining room, and eat in kitchen with pond views. 2 bedrooms with full beds, and one bedroom with a queen bed. 2 full bathrooms with tubs and showers. Near Tracie's Community Farm, Mt. Monadnock, Gap Mountain, and Rhododendrum State Park and Cheshire Rail Trail. Antiquing, less than an hour to Vermont. Awesome for fall foliage and enjoying all the local farms.


Owner
Lisa Mediano
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
5 October, 2017

Why Lisa Mediano chose Monadnock Region

We bought this retreat to de-stress from city life and enjoy the quiet sounds of the country. We like to be outdoors hiking and indoors reading and enjoying 'down' time.

What makes this cottage unique

Allows you to have a respite from your hectic life.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Fitzwilliam in Cheshire County

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1248 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
  • 2 full beds and 1 queen bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is also an outdoor fire pit.

Reviews

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(2 traveller reviews)

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Serenity on a Golden Pond
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
Medford, MA USA
5

comfortable cottage with lots of nearby nature activities

  • 5 of 5

As a family of seven with several small children, we were looking for a modest cabin / cottage close to nature within 1.5 hours of Boston. We had a great visit. The owner, Lisa, is very nice and she did a great job orienting us to the place. We stayed for four days. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable -- having three bedrooms with two full baths was great for us given our family size. The only slight negative about the cottage is that the piped water sometimes has a brownish color. This is iron in the water which isn't harmful, but takes getting used to (we drank bottled water!).

Note that mobile phones tend not to work well given how rural the place is, but the cottage has internet access which was very helpful. There is also a washer / dryer which we appreciated. Lisa even let us have her share of fruits / vegetables from the community farm up the street which was kind of her and provided two great meals for us (fresh blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, lettuce, garlic, etc.).

The location itself is on a pond without swimming, but there is a lake nearby (Lake Gilmore, about 10 minutes away) that we drove to and swam in. We hiked Little Monadnock and picked berries at Monadnock Berries. Rhododendron State Park is also gorgeous and a rainforest-like feel (but bring your bug spray). Perfect activities for children. In late July / early August, there were very few people around (we counted six people on all of Little Monadnock) -- most people I guess go to the Cape -- but we enjoyed the calmness and serenity of the area. This is the place to get away if you want privacy and calmness in the summer, not the crowds of Cape Cod.

Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Medford, MA USA
5

comfortable cottage with lots of nearby nature activities

  • 5 of 5

As a family of seven with several small children, we were looking for a modest cabin / cottage close to nature within 1.5 hours of Boston. We had a great visit. The owner, Lisa, is very nice and she did a great job orienting us to the place. We stayed for four days. The cottage itself is clean and comfortable -- having three bedrooms with two full baths was great for us given our family size. The only meaningful negative about the cottage is that the piped water sometimes has a brownish color. This is iron in the water which isn't harmful, but takes getting used to (we drank bottled water!).

Note that mobile phones tend not to work well given how rural the place is, but the cottage has internet access which was very helpful. There is also a washer / dryer which we appreciated. Lisa even let us have her share of fruits / vegetables from the community farm up the street which was kind of her and provided two great meals for us (fresh blueberries, raspberries, tomatoes, lettuce, garlic, etc.).

The location itself is on a pond without swimming, but there is a lake nearby (Lake Gilmore, about 10 minutes away) that we drove to and swam in. We hiked Little Monadnock and picked berries at Monadnock Berries. Rhododendron State Park is also gorgeous and a rainforest-like feel (but bring your bug spray). Perfect activities for children. In late July / early August, there were very few people around (we counted six people on all of Little Monadnock) -- most people I guess go to the Cape -- but we enjoyed the calmness and serenity of the area. This is the place to get away if you want privacy and calmness in the summer, not the crowds of Cape Cod.

Overall, we thoroughly enjoyed our time there and would recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Keene Airport
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Flip Side Grille
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Gilmore Pond

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Fitzwilliam, New Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£363
for 2 nights
From
£159
£1,109
 

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £44.85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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