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Historic Spofford Lakefront Cottage

People6
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

The cottage provides guests with 250 feet of private shoreline and spectacular sunsets. A swimmer's delight, Lake Spofford received the State's highest rating for clean water in 2005. Sitting on the south shore of the lake, it offers terrific sunfish and bass fishing right off the dock. It's a great lake for other watersports including boating, sailing, canoeing, and paddleboating. Boats can be moored. There are a number of hiking, cycling, mountain biking and golfing opportunities within minutes. Many charming boutiques and fine dining opportunities in nearby Keene and Brattleboro.

The property sits on an small peninsula, but the natural foliage makes it uniquely secluded from the other properties on the lake. It offers both historic charm and modern amenities such as wireless internet.

Spofford is nine miles east of Brattleboro, Vermont and nine miles west of Keene, New Hampshire. The cottage was built by a prominent physician and his wife in the mid 1930s and has stayed in the family ever since. Noted local artist, Albert Quigley, painted magnificent murals depicting the local area found throughout the upper level.

Great for summer getaways!

Keywords: House, Lake, Spofford, Cottage

More Details

Owner
Ted Goble
Member since: 2006
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 August, 2017

Why Ted Goble chose New Hampshire

Spofford is nine miles east of Brattleboro, Vermont and nine miles west of Keene, New Hampshire. The cottage was built by a prominent physician and his wife in the mid 1930s and has stayed in the family ever since. Noted local artist, Albert Quigley, painted magnificent murals depicting the local area found throughout the upper level.

What makes this house unique

The property sits on an small peninsula, but the natural foliage makes it uniquely secluded from the other properties on the lake. It offers both historic charm and modern amenities such as wireless internet.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Spofford in Chesterfield

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lakefront
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Washer and Dryer, Four bedrooms, 2 each with full bed, 2 each have a set of twin beds.

Reviews

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(1 traveller reviews)

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Historic Spofford Lakefront Cottage
average rating of 5.0 based on 1 reviews
Chicago IL USA
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Best Vacation Ever!

  • 5 of 5

The view was breathtaking. We went swimming every day. Kayaking and canoeing were a blast! The trees create a nice private refuge for a vacation. Much better than touristy vacation spots. Very relaxing yet fun! The porch was nice for cocktail hour. There so many games to play, such as corn hole/bags. It was a great place to have family time together. The house itself looks really amazing with all the antiques and paintings. A bonfire for s'mores is always fun.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're glad you enjoyed your stay and greatly appriciate your kind words. The cottage has been in the family since 1936 and holds special memories for us. We are delighted that we can share it with others.
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Location

Nearest Train
10 Miles
Brattleboro

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Spofford, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
£1,971
for 7 nights
£1,971
 

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