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Spacious Sunny Lakefront With Private Sandy Beach For Family Fun

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Br, 2 Full Bath Lakefront House With Large Level Lot And Open Floor Plan

Beautiful waterfront house is a perfect get-away for family fun and offers over 100 feet of direct lake frontage on a level lot including a private sandy beach area, dock and swim raft. Enjoy relaxing days spent lounging on the beach or take a paddle around the lake in the canoe or one of our kayaks. The kids can take the paddleboat out for a spin and enjoy exploring the sand bar located within swimming distance of the beach. There is also a row boat, horseshoes and a large grassy area for lawn games. My son has named this property Lakeshire as a nod to the Hobbit and the peaceful nature of the Shire.

Each season brings a new way to enjoy this home. There are opportunities for swimming, fishing, kayaking, biking, fall foliage, hiking and much more! The lake has no public boat launch which keeps boat traffic to a minimum. We are located at the north end of the lake providing views of both sunrise and sunset and sun all day long.

This inviting waterfront retreat offers an open floor plan for the first floor with a beautiful view of the lake, three bedrooms and two full baths. The first floor has sliding doors that open to the deck area with outdoor table and chairs. The living room area has a TV and VCR/DVD player and a selection of movies, or bring your own. A selection of board games is available for you to choose from to play in the evenings. Enjoy peaceful dinners with lake views in the dining area that seats 6 comfortably or outside on the deck. Kitchen area has counter bar with seating for 3. Upstairs bedrooms sleeps 8 comfortably. The master suite overlooks the lake with a comfortable queen size bed and bathroom has a large closet and a shower and tub. The second bedroom has a queen sized bed and the third bedroom has a set of bunk beds and an additional queen bed.

Outside, there is a gazebo to sit in the shade comfortably while watching the kids play on the beach or play badminton. The large sandy beach area is perfect for building sandcastles or playing horseshoes or just hanging out. The beach has a gradual entry into the water that is perfect for children, and the older kids love the swim raft. A fire pit beckons for nighttime fun roasting marshmallows or making S’mores by the water’s edge. The property sits on a generous 1 acre lot with an inlet on one side so there are lovely water views and plenty of space.

Air conditioning is rarely needed, but there is a wall unit in the master bedroom and the living room. There is no phone landline at the house, and cell service can be spotty, but we have wireless high speed internet (bring your own computer/wireless device).

For a little exercise and a 100 mile view, climb Mt Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in the world and only about 30 minutes from the house. Horses and trail rides are also about 30 minutes away. Enjoy the peace and tranquility of Cathedral of the Pines, 15 miles away. We are 10 minutes to Mt Watatic and The Mid State Trail (hiking), 30 minutes to Wachusett Mountain, which offers hiking, biking, chairlift rides to the summit. This is a rural area but nearby towns such as Gardner or Leominster, MA, and Keene or Peterborough, NH are 30 minutes away for movies, bowling, plays, museums, etc. For some family fun, try Davis' Farmland and MegaMaze, 45 minutes from the property which has amusements for younger kids through teenagers. Want an adventure for adults? The oldest commercial skydiving center, Jumptown, is located 45 minutes away in Orange, MA. Or just stay at the lakehouse and relax! We are 90 minutes outside of Boston, 2 hrs. from Hartford. Located near Cushing Academy.

This is a great place for a fun and relaxing get-away any time of the year! Feel free to email with any questions--please leave your phone number so I can return calls--I've had some difficulties with my email responses getting through.

More Details

Rita King
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 April, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ashburnham in Worcester County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower , includes large closet for clothes
    First floor bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master suite - 1 Large Double Bed , includes a fantastic view of the lake and private bathroom
    Guestroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bunkroom - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • 3 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Private sandy beach, private dock & boat launch, gazebo.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(6 traveller reviews)

Spacious Sunny Lakefront With Private Sandy Beach For Family Fun
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 6 reviews

Lovely home in a beautiful location.

  • 4 of 5

Rita's home was absolutely beautiful, our stay for the weekend was lovely and conveniently located just a short drive from Wachusset Mountain. The house was so comfortable and full of light with wonderful views of the water to enjoy from the comfy couches in the open plan kitchen/living room.

Would definitely stay again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! We had a chance to ski Mt. Wachusett this year and think its a great mountain for beginner to intermediate skiers and something fun to do in the winter. Thanks for choosing to stay at our house!
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Great Lake House!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed for a few days while visiting our son at Cushing. Was very convenient to school, there within 10 minutes. The lake was frozen, but the house has skates if you want to skate. The owners made sure the driveway was plowed when it snowed. The house is very comfortable, warm, extremely clean and has everything you need in kitchem. We always have trouble with cell service when in the area, but the wifi worked great and my husband was able to work in the mornings. Could not ask for anything else.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so happy we could make your stay a pleasant one. Please feel free to reach out to us for future visits to your son at Cushing Academy. We'd love to have you again. Thanks!
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

The week we stayed at this open, spacious lakefront house was perfect. Our four kids (12, 10, 8, and 9 months) all had a blast. The lake is private and quiet (even those weekend days). The fishing was great, 4 large mouth bass were caught along with some large perch and sunfish. The owner touched base with us prior to the visit to answer all our questions. We highly recommend this beautiful house.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing, comfortable, the perfect lake for a paddle, and just beautiful evenings!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay... I had both family time and some time to myself. It was almost like having the lake to ourselves .. great fun to paddle but I really enjoyed just a float too. Just down the road is a short hike up Mt Watatic which has a fabulous view of the area.

The house is comfortable feeling... Just like a second home. Nothing is old and broken nor is anything so new looking that you're afraid to use it. It really does have the comforts of home ;)

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A beautiful lake house just right for kids

  • 4 of 5

We spent a wonderful 2 weeks here with family including 2 - 6 year olds. The private beach has a gentle slope and visibility from the house and porch made monitoring them in the water easy, although we spent most of the time in the water with them.

The house is clean and modern, more of a lake house than a cabin in the woods. What a view from the deck and windows of this place.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Spacious and Clean!!

  • 5 of 5

My wife, son and I enjoyed our stay at Lakeshire.  The owners were a pleasure to deal with and the house was super clean and spacious.  We enjoyed fishing daily and were super happy reeling in fish after fish.  At night we enjoyed S'mores and a nice warm fire on the beach right out our back door.  We will definitely return in the future and highly recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Mt Wachusett


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ashburnham, Massachusetts

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Summer 2017
26 May 2017 - 15 Sep 2017
Changeover Day: Friday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £155.81
Property Damage Protection £45.96
Cleaning fee £58.43

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. A maximum of 8 people are allowed on the property at any one time and all must be listed on the rental agreement. This restriction is due to the septic system limitations. Guests not abiding by this rule will automatically forfeit their security deposit.

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.

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