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Chic Country Getaway/Pristine Lake
Chic Country Getaway/Pristine Lake
6 guests
5 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
6 guests
5 bedrooms
5 beds
2 baths
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Charming, rustic, farm house located on acres of beautiful land with access to a pristine lake, located at the base of the White Mountains. Decor is rustic with a splash of indian and moroccan design. A chic relaxing retreat for outdoor enthusiasts.

The space

Charming, rustic, five bedroom farm house that belongs to a couple of New York City artists. This property is the perfect spot for those looking to completely unplug, for a romantic getaway or to immerse themselves in nature. The house is located a short foot path away from a pristine 2 mile lake and comes with access to a private beach. The property is located on rolling farm land in the lake district in the foothills of the White Mountains.The house is located 10 minutes outside the village of Porter Maine and 10 minutes from the village of Freedom New Hampshire. It is a one hour drive to Portland and the beautiful Maine Coast and 35 minutes from North Conway and many great ski resorts. The house has one king bedroom, one queen bedroom, two rooms with full size beds (one is a sofa/ sleeper) and one bedroom with a twin bed (there is also a sunroom with twin pullout sleeper sofa but it is super chilly i the colder months). The house has two full baths (one is rather small). House comes with extensive grounds and is surrounded by tens of acres of a wild land to hike on. When guests would like to reconnect with the outside world, the house is fully equipped with wifi and cable television.The house is a non-smoking property. The decor is an eclectic mix - rustic new england farm house meets gypset chic.

Guest access

Guests can swim, kayak, canoe, hike, bicycle, ski, cross country ski, snowshoe, visit the beautiful maine coast.

Interaction with guests

We will greet guests and walk them through the house. Beyond that we are readily available in case there are needs but fully respect guests privacy.


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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Security deposit is $751

We want people to enjoy themselves while staying here but ask that they please treat the furniture and belongings in the house with care and respect as well as the land and surrounding grounds. No smoking or hunting on the property, please take care, relax and have fun.


10 Reviews

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Ben User Profile
August 2016
My family had a very nice stay at Rebecca's home, the house is very unique and accommodating for large parties. The only thing (which wasnt a big issue for us) was that the beach/lake is actually like 10-15 minutes walk through the woods. Once there though, aboslutely beautiful!

Johanne User Profile
January 2016
This rural retreat of a home is a special place. A hybrid of classic farmhouse architecture with comfortable appointments and attention to modern detail. My husband and I came up from New York to combine a gig at the Stone Mountain Arts Center with quiet time away from the city. We explored the property and area and were fully delighted with where we were. The house is lovely and cozy even though we were a party of two. Beautiful light streaming in from every perspective accentuated by a fresh blanket of snowfall. We were greeted by Kathy just after we arrived and made to feel completely comfortable in her ancestral home. We had a lovely time relaxing at Rebecca's place and venturing out in the region. A perfect way to welcome the new year. We hope to return and experience Porter during a new season.

Arpiar User Profile
November 2015
We had a very comfy and relaxing stay over the Thanksgiving holiday. Plenty of room for 3 siblings and their family, the house was in good shape and had a lot of charm. We also enjoyed walking around the property, especially the 10 minute stroll down to the lake. Everyone agreed a warm-weather trip was in order! Rob, a neighbor and relation to the owner, turned on the heat for us before we arrived and came over late on Thanksgiving night to show us around. He was very nice and helpful in making sure we were all set up. It was also great hearing a little bit about the history of the house and area. One important note for cold-weather visitors. The fireplace and woodstove are off-limits, which was not entirely clear to us before we booked. Nevertheless, the house was very warm and cozy.

Dmitriy User Profile
October 2015
This place is special. So different from the cookie-cuttery of suburbia. In the morning the sweet smell of cut hay is refreshing and walking barefoot on this rustic ground grounds the soul that is bamboozled by the hectic lifestyle of modernity. Don't get me wrong. This rural getaway is wonderfully furnished and my five friends and I thoroughly enjoyed staying here. Some worked a little (can you believe that) and some cooked liver and onions on a gas stove. We loved it here! I am sure that you will love it here as well. Kudos to Rob and Kathy, owners of the place, for making this gem available for city folks like us.

Magdalena User Profile
September 2015
Bright beautiful house with a sprawling property. We had several memorable dinners outside on the lawn. We wish we could have stayed longer! Loved it!

Ed User Profile
July 2015
This place is amazing, huge and on an unforgettable property. I don't think I've ever been in woods that are so evocative and cool! The hosts were the best they could possibly be and I give this my highest possible recommendation!!!

Sarah User Profile
July 2015
This cabin is the IDEAL cabin for a summer getaway. We had five people in the cabin, and there were more than enough bedrooms to choose from. The house was incredibly large and the kitchen was fully stocked for all of the cooking that we did. The cabin is in the middle of nowhere, which allows for a large and beautiful yard as a backdrop to nighttime grilling. The small beachfront area was amazing, with friendly neighbors stopping by on boat to say hello. Everyone had the best time, and every morning we all woke up so thrilled to be in such a wonderful place.

New York, New York, United StatesJoined in July 2013
Rebecca User Profile

Documentary filmmaker, mother, artist. Love travel, good food, music and good friends. Practice yoga, love film. Believe in community. We must be the change we wish to see.

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