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Lakeside Wooded Retreat on Kingston Lake

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Summer, Spring, Fall or Winter, there is always something fun to do here at Kingston Lake and why not do it at our peaceful, private open concept suite. Come and bring your boat, canoe or kayak (we have one available for use). Fishing is dynamite (summer and winter). In season, we can give you a sunset cruise when we are available. Relax by the cozy fireplace at the end of your day either swimming, boating, floating, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, leaf peeping, fishing or snowmobiling. You can also just sit, relax and enjoy nature.

Your suite has everything one would need, full kitchen, a beautiful bed, plus pull-out queen sleeper, an additional folded bed with Italian mattress, dining room, office area, fireplace, TV with cable, free wifi, full size closets, laundry, private patio.

Picturesque and nearby shopping includes Newburyport, Portsmouth, Exeter, the outlets at Kittery, and Boston. Other activities are nearby vineyards, hiking trails, apple picking, leaf peeping, the beautiful Atlantic Ocean, enchanting New England towns and endless activities both recreational and educational.

More Details

Nancy and Daniel Birdsall
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 16, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation apartment rental in Kingston

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath towels, hair dryer and hand soap provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Four poster bed and queen size pull-out, pillows, sheets and blankets provided.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Swimming, Hiking, Biking, Wineries, Shopping, Restaurants, Cross-Country Skiing, Fishing Year-Round, Cinemas, Museums, Sightseeing, Leaf Peeping, Antique Shopping, Waterskiing, Lee Race Track, Craft Stores, Open Land Hiking, close to Newburyport, Boston, Portsmouth, Kittery Outlets, canoeing, kayaking, unlimited outdoor activities, bonfires.


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(18 traveler reviews)

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Lakeside Wooded Retreat on Kingston Lake
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was beautiful and there were many activities for the whole family. The beach was also a short drive away and there is a kayak and canoe available to explore the lake. The lake has a large variety of fish and a private dock to fish from. I would recommend renting this property to anyone visiting the area.

  • Submitted: 7-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Natalie and family: We loved watching all of you fishing, canoeing and playing on the beach. We would love to see you again! Thank you for the lovely review!
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for your great place and your hospitality. We especially appreciate the boat tour that you gave us around the lake. The views were amazing, and there were many fun activities around the area.

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and welcoming

  • 5 of 5

This location was beautiful. The lakeside views were relaxing and the hosts welcoming and gracious.

  • Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tranquility on the lake

  • 5 of 5

I would rename the lakeside wooded retreat Tranquility! It was very peaceful, serene and beautiful! We had a wonderful welcome from Nancy & Dan complete with a bottle of wine to celebrate our 30th anniversary! We enjoyed a kayak trip across the lake and a great sunset tour courtesy of Nancy & Dan. Enjoyed meeting their great dog Beckett also! It was only a short ride over to Portsmouth. We would definately stay again and would plan our trip upon the availability of their cottage which was adorable with a wonderful porch overlooking the lake!

  • Submitted: 28-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Shelley and Johnny: Thank you so much for your wonderful review! We were happy that Lakeside Wooded Retreat was a part of your very special anniversary and birthday trip. Your sons will be very happy that you were so pleased and enjoyed New England creating new memories. It was so nice talking and spending time with you two. We do sincerely hope to see you again! Nancy, Dan and Beckett
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Exceeded my expectations!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment I arrived, I felt relaxed and "at home". Nancy made sure I had everything I needed, and showed me the "lay of the land". The furnishings were comfortable, and there was plenty of room for 3 adults. We all enjoyed the patio area, as well as sitting by the lake (which I did EVERY morning and afternoon!) If I make it back to NH, I hope I have the opportunity to stay here again! OHHHH, one of the highlights was the evening boat ride. I think Dan and Nancy did a fabulous job of ordering one of the most beautiful sunsets I've ever seen. Simply stunning!

  • Submitted: 17-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mona: Thank you for your wonderful review. We really enjoyed meeting you and Hannah (we wish her well on her fabulous journey). That was an amazing sunset! You left our place spotless too! Please come back. It was a joy to host you all! Sincerely, Nancy and Dan
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A Great Mini Vacation

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I feel so lucky that we found Dan and Nancy’s Lakeside Wooded Retreat. Their home is nestled in a wooden area not far from Rte 125 and Rte 111.

From the moment Nancy took us down to their apartment I was thrilled. Nancy and Dan utilized their space so well. Once we unpacked we settled in so quickly. There were plenty of drawers and closet space for our clothes. I always enjoy having a place for my personal items next to the bed and in the bathroom. We really appreciated their attention to detail. In the morning we couldn’t wait to make our coffee and have the pleasure of looking at the lake. It didn’t take us long to relax while we enjoyed the lake atmosphere sounds.

We had plans for most of our weekend but we decided to take the kayak out to explore the rest of the lake. The kayak was right by the water edge so it was so easy to put in the water. We are so happy we took the time to explore the lake.

Thank you Nancy for recommending the Kume Sushi Restaurant in Epping. It was so delicious we are still talking about it.

  • Submitted: 11-Sep-2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Karen and Frank: Thank you for your thoughtful and lovely review. What we hope is that people feel that this is their home away from home. You both made us feel delighted with your love of the space and the restaurant; we do enjoy seeing people be so happy. It was interesting to hear some of the history of the area from former Kingston folks too. Sincerely, Nancy and Dan
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation apartment rental in Kingston

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$95.71
Damage Insurance C$75.29

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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