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Lakefront Mountain Lodge - Sleeps 12, 15 minutes to Loon, 2 hrs from Boston

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 2,020 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

6-bedroom rustic lodge on pristine lake, perfect for large groups and families

MARCH IS TURNING OUT TO BE THE BEST MONTH FOR SKIING ALL WINTER!:

** Downhill skiers and snow boarders - We are less than 15 minutes to Loon and just 20 minutes to Cannon Mountain and Waterville Valley. Just 40 minutes to Bretton Woods.

** Nordic Skiers - The trails at Waterville are in great shape and we have our own trails just down the road for plenty of fun.

** Our reduced spring rates are in effect.

Trying to decide between the mountains and the lakes for your family vacation? Why choose? We are the only large vacation house in the White Mountains with a private beach. In warmer months you can swim, paddle and fish in our beautiful, pristine lake.

Six private bedrooms on two floors make this ideal for large families and family reunions. Grill on our deck. Prepare meals in our architect-designed new kitchen with new stove, cabinets, dishwasher, large fridge and many special details. Play games in front of the fire place or roast marshmallows at our fire pit.

We have much for active families and groups to do nearby. Without leaving the property, you can swim, fish, or take one of our kayaks or canoes out. We have a giant flat lawn for playing games and a volleyball court. A short walk up the road leads to trails where you can hike along Hubbard Brook and find swimming holes and waterfalls.

We are a short drive away from four major ski areas; Loon, Cannon, Waterville, and Bretton Woods. These ski resorts offer the best skiing in New Hampshire. In the summer they also provide outdoor activities for families.

RENTAL FEATURES

- Beach with dock

- Huge fieldstone fireplace

- Six private bedrooms on two floors, each with a queen or full-sized bed.

- Private hot tub

- Canoe, kayaks, and pedal boat with life jackets and paddles

- A 1.25 acre lot with a flat lawn for games, volleyball, soccer and badminton (plenty of lawn games in the shed)

- Giant deck overlooking lake and mountains

- Gas grill

- Fire pit in the yard

- Large driveway with room for plenty of cars

- Free wifi and premium cable channels (HBO, etc.)

- Bed linen and towels

LOCATION

Mirror Lake Lodge is located in the heart of the White Mountains, surrounded by hiking, waterfalls, ski mountains, and family attractions.

Time to ski mountains (with year-round attractions):

15 minutes to Loon

20 minutes to Cannon

20 minutes to Waterville Valley

35 minutes to Bretton Woods.

Several lovely towns are nearby with great restaurants, shopping, and family attractions. Guests can enjoy hikes in Franconia Notch and Welch Dickey. Even very young explorers can enjoy hiking to the Basin, the Flume, and Lost River. Rock climbers can easily get to nearby Rumney. Train buffs will enjoy the nearby Hobo Railroad, Lafayette Dining Car, and the steam engine at Clark's Trading Post - all in neighboring Lincoln, NH. Golfers can play at the Jack O'Lantern and Waterville Valley golf courses. We are also a short drive to Squam Lake Science Center and Waterville Valley. We have information on local businesses who provide unique experiences such as moose tours and standing paddle board lessons. Some other great attractions nearby include Lost River Gorge and Boulder Caves.

However, the beauty of Mirror Lake Lodge is that guests can park their car and leave it. The lodge is on beautiful Mirror Lake, which is spring fed and 30-feet deep, ideal for swimming, paddling and fishing. It is stocked with trout. The shore is mostly lined by National Forest. Motor boats are prohibited.

**Attention swimmers: Before we bought the lodge, we used to come to Mirror Lake just to swim because the temperature was perfect, the water is clear and and there are no motorboats. It's an ideal lake for swimming. Our four-year old loves to wade and play on the sandy beach in front of the house. Our beach gradually goes out to 10 feet deep in the middle of our cove. The middle of Mirror Lake is 30 feet deep.

HOUSE AND YARD

The lodge is a 200+ year old converted barn with a giant stone fireplace. It is imbued with authentic charm and character. There is a large hot tub that is in a separate part of the building.

There is a beach, a dock, 3 kayaks, canoe and paddleboat that guests are free to use. Also on the grounds is a fire pit, picnic table, and a very large, flat lawn with flower gardens and playing fields.

Guests are happily surprised by the size of our yard. It is a flat and grassy acre at the edge of the lake. We have croquet, bocce ball, and other games in the shed. There's even a large rectangular area that we set up for volley ball or badminton.

There is an owner's unit on the bottom floor of the house that we use on weekends and vacations. We have a separate yard and entrance. If any issues arise when we are not there, guests are encouraged to contact our local caretaker who lives nearby.

FOOD AND DINING

We have a full kitchen equipped with a stove, microwave, toaster, griddle, coffee maker, pots and pans, and most items you would normally need to make a meal. There is also an outdoor gas grill and an outdoor dining area. Within 15 minutes are 2 large grocery stores, several organic food stores, a state liquor store, and specialty wine and beer shops.

If you wish to go out to eat, there are a wide range of good options from pizza and sugar shacks to microbreweries and fine dining. Please ask us for a list of local recommendations and favorites.

INFO FOR LARGER GROUPS

If the party is over 12, it is $25 more per person, per night - this includes children and day visitors. Please check with us in advance if you are planning on additional guests. The house and the house facilities are designed to handle a limited number of people (12). If you want to host a special event, make sure to discuss with us ahead of time so we can see if it is possible to make arrangements.

DOGS

We do allow up to two well-behaved dogs. We do require an additional refundable damage deposit if you bring your furry companion.

More Details

Owner
Laura
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 25, 2018

About Laura

I grew up in New Hampshire and my parents have a cabin in neighboring Thorton. My family lives in Boston now. Our 3 and 6 year old loving swimming, fishing, splashing and boating around the lake.

My husband is a General Contractor and Architect, and is constantly improving the lodge always trying to make your stay comfortable and memorable.

Laura purchased this lodge in 2013

Why Laura chose North Woodstock

In the summers when we visited my parents, my husband and I used to come to Mirror Lake because it's the best place to swim in the area. The water is so clean and clear and the shore is so wooded. We had been looking for a place on a lake for years and when we saw the lodge was for sale, we knew that this was the place. We met with Annemarie, the previous owner, who was (and is) great. We were lucky to have her teach us how she had successfully run the lodge for the last 15 years. We plan to keep the spirit of Mirror Lake Lodge going as the perfect place for families and friends to make lifelong memories.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This property was perfect for what we wanted. We had 6 of us stay over two nights after my wedding. It provided privacy, was quiet, very clean and well appointed and had a great hot tub. We plan on coming back in the summer when we can do more exploring and use of the lake. The owners are amazing at communicating and were very helpful. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants a quiet place to stay with lovely amenities.
Oct 2013
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in North Woodstock, New Hampshire

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2020 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 11:00 AM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Mallard Room - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    The Wolf - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Black Bear - 1 double
    Hummingbird - 1 double
    Chickadee - 1 double
    Loon - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Lakefront Mountain Lodge - Sleeps 12, 15 minutes to Loon, 2 hrs from Boston
average rating of 4.6923075 based on 29 reviews
5

Mirror Lake Lodge: spacious and fun!

  • 5 of 5

We have enjoyed staying at this fun lodge in both summer and winter. There is plenty of room for large groups to sleep comfortably. The fireplace is enormous and great centerpiece for the main living room. Sitting on the deck in the summer and looking at the gorgeous view of tranquil Mirror Lake can't be beat. Kevin and Laura have a great little dock with canoes and kayaks to use. Swimmers? This is the best lake around! It's clean and quiet, great for kids to enjoy. We brought our paddleboard and loved seeing a Bald Eagle fly overhead while floating on this beautiful lake. There are two bathrooms and a newly renovated kitchen with everything you need to enjoy meals both inside or out on the deck.

The accommodations are very clean and neat. Also handy is that Mirror Lake Lodge is easy to get to from Rt 93, but quiet and peaceful. In winter, we drove to Cannon Mountain in less than 20 minutes to ski. Franconia Notch is right up the road and there are so many amazing places to hike and see. I highly recommend this lovely lodge if you have a large group or family to accommodate. There is no end to the fun here in both summer and winter. Outdoor enthusiasts will be close to nature and couch potatoes- well, they can rest and relax in cozy places indoors or out on the deck. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 29-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This place is magical!

  • 5 of 5

We have been lucky enough to stay at Mirror Lake Lodge in both the summer and winter and each time it has been absolutely wonderful. The rooms are all very cozy and comfortable and there is enough room for several families to enjoy the space with any configuration of kids and adults. In the winter, the lodge is very close to several ski mountains which is awesome. The hot tub after skiing hits the spot, as does the huge fireplace. There are tons of board games and the newly remodeled kitchen is open and easy for group cooking. In the summer being on the lake is all the entertainment needed. The kids (and adults) loved the canoes and paddle boats, and the floating dock in the center of the lake. We saw a bald eagle last summer! There is also an outdoor fire pit and an great deck outside for dinners and cards.

I would recommend this place to any family or families looking for a vacation place to make memories. It has certainly become a annual tradition for our family and friends.

  • Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston
5

Just want we wanted...

  • 5 of 5

This house was just what my friends and I were looking for. We had a party of 9, including 3 couples and one infant. House was great for that. Having the second half bath was a definite plus. Only some of our group went skiing at Loon for the day. A bunch of us did some snowshoing around the lake - walking on trails through the woods and out on the frozen lake to chat with ice fishermen. Hot tub was excellent and everyone had fun. I appreciated they had firewood at the house we could simply pay for as it was hard to find on our way up. Definitely recommend grabbing groceries well before you get there.

Overall great stay, quick trip from Boston and we're already talking about renting again in the summer!

  • Submitted: 13-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the review, Lindsay! We're so glad all had fun and got to fully appreciate our unique setting. We would be very happy to have you back this summer or any time of year.
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Data Science Engineer, snowboarder, Bird watching and wild life conservative.
5

Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was all we can expect for a winter family reunion, the location is perfect for skiers also close to the best night life and restaurants in the area.The property interior are very nice and make you feel this mountain spirit.well recommended.

  • Submitted: 21-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hamilton Ma
5

wonderful place to stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

This house is the perfect destination, and it's especially comfortable for families. The house was well maintained, incredibly clean and a nice layout where everyone could congregate for meals and board games. The kitchen has everything you could want, including a griddle to cook up some pancakes in the morning! X-c skiing is close by, as well as a great hill for sledding for the kids.

  • Submitted: 18-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy cabin for weekend getaways with friends

  • 5 of 5

This is a wonderful little cabin with a very nice kitchen. Great for active groups!

  • Submitted: 12-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Location

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Manchester, NH
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Woodstock Station Brewery
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Jack O'Lantern Resort and Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
93
Nearest Restaurant
1.5 Miles
Tony's Italian Grill and Pub
Nearest Ski
11 Miles
Loon
Car: necessary

North Woodstock is in the heart of the White Mountains. Just 15 minutes from Loon, one of the largest ski mountains in New Hampshire, and very close to state-owned Cannon Mountain and Waterville Valley (x-country and downhill), the area is ski and snowboard heaven. In the warmer months, there is hiking through miles of National and State Forests, including the Appalachian Trail. Within Woodstock are rivers, waterfalls and gorges to explore with short hikes. Kids and grownups will enjoy Clarks Trading Post and Polar Caves or a scenic rides at Hobo Railroad or the Lafayette Dining Train. Need a break? Great restaurants and bars in nearby Woodstock, Lincoln and Campton. Shopping your bag? Not far either from Garnet Hill outlet (my mom's favorite) in Franconia and adorable downtown Littleton, NH (check out Just L for mid-century modern furniture). Also close to outlet shopping centers in North Conway and Tilton.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in North Woodstock, New Hampshire

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 23 2018 - Sep 3 2018
5 night minimum stay
C$642
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$514
From
C$642
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$192.57
Damage Deposit C$256.76

PRICES ARE VALID THROUGH AUGUST 31, 2014.

CANCELLATION INFORMATION:
Cancellations outside of 60 days of arrival forfeit $100
Cancellations within 60 days of arrival forfeit entire balance, unless dates are re-booked.

GUESTS NEED TO PROVIDE:
Name /Address/contact numbers
Number of adults/children
Info on pets in party

There is an additional $200 refundable pet deposit if you bring a pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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