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Lake Winnipesaukee Cottage Rental

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 6 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 5 Sleeps

Cozy 1 bedroom cottage with additional pull out sofa. Additional bunk house sleeps 3 with 1 full size bed and a twin bunk (weight limit 80 lbs.for top twin bunk). There are 2 bathrooms; one in the main cottage and one in the bunk house. There is 1 outdoor heated shower and 1 indoor heated shower. The island has no electricity but does have a generator and propane for gas stove; hot water heater., solar and LED lighting. Phone reception is great! This island requires that you have a boat to access; there is a dock to secure boat. Its a peaceful escape from the every day routine. Bring a book, swim, sit by the water, sail, visit the many tourist atrractions! This one is a must see and very affordable!

$1400 per week in season (Memorial Day through Labor Day); discounts ($1050/week or $150 per night) prior to Memorial Day and after Labor Day

Week runs Saturday to Saturday with check in at 3 pm and check out at 11 am

More Details

lisa Carson
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 July, 2017

About lisa Carson

Our family has been on Diamond Island for 49 years...we love the island and the lake! We were very happy to acquire this property in 2011 and love to share it with those who rent it! It's our little slice of heaven...

lisa Carson purchased this cottage in 2011

Why lisa Carson chose Gilford

Always loved this cabin, it's location, the views...full of charm and a wonderful place to unwind, unplug and connect with the beauty the lake has to offer.

What makes this cottage unique

Sits right on the water on the North side of the Broads. Stunning sunrise and sunsets...unplugged, no electricity but with propane and solar for hot water and lighting, one has all the amenities needed.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Gilford in Belknap County

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bunk house has toilet, sink and indoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower , 1/2 bath in cabin; warm shower inside and outside
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • The 1st bedroom is in the main cottage. It is a queen size bed; the 2nd bedroom is in the bunkhouse where there is a full size bed on the bottom bunk and a twin size bed on the top bunk. The top bunk is a maximum 85 lbs. and is intended for a child.
  • Games
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • swimming
Propane hot water heaters for hot water in sinks and showers and inside gas stove. Inside toilet and sink in both the cottage and the bunk house. Gas powered generator for lighting, or other electrical applicances if desired. Outdoor gas grill; fully furnished including all kitchen applicances, dishes, pots and pans. Gas Refrigerator. Beautiful views of the broads; unbelievable sunsets and sunrises!


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Lake Winnipesaukee Cottage Rental
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Arrive and dock with ease, behind the protected breakwater, and with one look, you know you are at the heart of the Lake. The greatest views in all direction with plenty of sun, and plenty of shade to satisfy everyone. Water sports right at your doorstep, and a quick paddle around the island is 30 minutes well spent! The cottage is neat, clean, and always with a comfortable breeze. At night, the warm glow of candles, and the sight of the passing Mount Washington, mark the end of another great day on Diamond Island! Easily boat to nearby restaurants located only minutes away in Wolfeboro, Gilford, and Alton Bay. As Arnold would say - "We'll be back!"

  • Review Submitted: 30-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: August 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You for your review! It is our goal to keep our "diamond in the rough" rustic and unplugged to bring you back to a simpler way of "being"...that being said we have still made some nice upgrades that we hope you will appreciate...led lighting in the cabin, the indoor shower in the bunkhouse has been repaired and is great for privacy and a warmer spot to shower on blustery, cold days...Other small changes in decor have been made to keep the cabin updated, comfortable, quaint and cozy!
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Stepping Back In Time

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for the best views on Lake Winnipesaukee, this is the place for you! From the beautiful breakwater or from the nearly floor to ceiling windows stretching across the entire front of the cottage, you feel as though you are "in" the crystal clear Winnipesaukee water. As soon as we walked into the crisp clean cottage we felt as though we were home. Evening meals were so much fun on the great harvest table after a day of swimming, fishing, boating and kayaking. Diamond Island has no electricity so you provide your own entertainment. If you are hooked on TV and can't live without a freezer, this isn't the place for you. But if you want to disconnect from the news and reconnect with those you love or if you haven't played cards by candlelight, you will find your paradise on Diamond Island.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: July 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy that you enjoy your time at the cabin! Thank You!
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Diamond Island Paradise

  • 5 of 5

I believe this is our 4th year renting this property. The cottage is located on the island so that you can see the sunrise and sunset. Its kinda like going back in time, no T.V. or phone - very peaceful. Its a great spot to spend with family. Anyone that has joined us these past four years has really enjoyed and always want to come back. The place is always clean. Wolfboro is only 15 minutes by boat where there is an IGA supermarket. AMES farm is only about 5 minutes, great breakfast and lunch. The owners are great and very responsive. We enjoy fishing, swimming and boating. If your looking for a place where you can unwind with no distracions I would strongly recommend this cottage. Just not on our week!

  • Review Submitted: 02-Mar-2014
  • Date of Stay: June 2013
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your review and your business! It is so nice to know that others love the cabin and the lake as much as we do!
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Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Swim.

* Boat/Sail.

* Relax.

* Fish.

* Water Ski.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Swim.

* Fish.

* Relax.

* Relax.

* Swim some more!.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Play games.

* Connect without tv.

* Boating.

* Swimming.

* Kayaking.

Diamond Island is located on the Broads at Lake Winnipesaukee, North Facing. The island itself has cottages only with a walking trail in the center. Swimming, kayaking, canoeing, fishing and off shore boat trips to local attractions for shopping and more!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Gilford, 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
5 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £186.42
Pet Fee £111.85

Nightly Rate: $150 - $200

Weekly Rate: $950 - $1200

*Peak rental season: Rentals are Sat to Sat

Monthly Rate: $950 - $1200

Minimum rates apply: April 1 up to Memorial Day Weekend; After Labor Day Weekend into the fall
Maximum Rates apply: Memorial Day Weekend Through Labor Day Weekend

1/2 rental price is due at booking; final payment is due 2 weeks before rental begins

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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