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Enchanting 4 Season Lakefront Home With Hot Tub

USA/New Hampshire/Fitzwilliam Vacation Rental

3 bedroom, 2 bath vacation home sleeps 9 (King,2 Queens,4 twins)

Relax in peaceful private comfort on 1.5 acres on serene 110 acre Rockwood Pond. The view out the full length deck across the lake will make it easy to fully enjoy the Great Room with cathedral ceilings, wood stove, modern appliances and lots of seating and the private Hot Tub under the stars.

3 cozy bedrooms (Queen/ Queen and single) and Expansive Family size sleeping loft/entertainment center with a King, 2 single beds,crib and hideabed will accommodate all the family after a fun filled day around serene Rockwood Pond. So very private and yet only 2 miles from the Town Green in so typically New England Fitzwilliam, NH.

The private road to a Classic Saltbox style home with all the modern conveniences is very secluded, you can't see another home from the house or while enjoying the Hot Tub overlooking the Lake!

Step into your vacation retreat, drop your bags and gaze out the wall of glass to crystal clear Rockwood Pond down the gently sloping lawn and pathways with numerous wildflowers, blueberry, raspberry, blackberry and strawberry bushes galore. Your secluded level beachfront with dock and big floating swim platform makes it very easy to start your vacation explorations. There are very interesting rock formations from an old granite quarry that closed 100 years ago.

After swimming, fishing, and exploring with the big canoe,3 kayaks, rowboat, 4 person paddleboat and other fun toys, it will be the perfect end to the day to sit on the expansive deck, grill dinner, take a soak in the hot tub, and renew relationships with friends and family.

Enjoy the games, current books, magazines, DVD library and then retire to the 2 tastefully decorated bedrooms, all on one floor or head up to the private,fully carpeted,Large sleeping loft with King size bed, double hide-a-bed and 2 single beds in the kids corner. Great for a family with young children with a full entertainment center with 2 TVs, VCR,DVD, IPOD docking station, and Broadband Wireless DSL computer with printer and speakers. Two freshly renovated bathrooms will certainly ease the morning rush so you can get out and enjoy all that our home offers.

The full modern high ceiling sunny lower level holds a Ping Pong table, Pool Table, Foos Ball Full sized poker table, TV for the kids video games,another Single bed, fishing gear, games, life jackets, winter sports equip, art supplies and other fun things to do.

In the 2 car garage are about 8 adult and kids bikes, strollers, kids cars & toys, badminton, volleyball, soccer,croquet and other sporting equipment.

Rockwood Pond has well spaced seasonal homes on only one half of it's almost two mile length. From Sept to June only 5 homes are occupied and in the summer the other 20 are primarily used on weekends only.

Half of the Lake is a "Rails To Trails" pathway for walking, bike riding, nature watching,picking blackberries, or hiking over to Mt. Monadnock, the most climbed mountain in the world, for a 100 mile view to downtown Boston. You have got to try the Big Rope swing out over the water for an exciting drop into the sandy bottomed lake!

The Changing of the Seasons from late spring has abundant strawberries, the summer brings raspberries and big blackberries and as you head to fall, the loads of plump blueberries will amaze you. There are all sorts of festivals, antique shows, theatre in nearby Peterborough, NH (The "Our Town" of Thornton Wilder) and special presentations at the Fitzwilliam Museum which is housed in the old town doctors home, unchanged for almost 150 years. Keene, about 12 miles away has a very active downtown with about 70 shops , restaurants, concert hall etc, all locally owned and the national chains on the outskirts. 6 miles away in Rindge you can get Walmart etc in Sales Tax Free NH

After your time in this quiet corner of Southern New Hampshire, you head home refreshed, renewed and dreaming of your next visit!!

Special Features of this Vacation Rental

Linens & Towels Provided   Pets Allowed   High Speed Internet  
No Smoking Allowed  

Amenities of this Vacation Rental

Air Conditioning: The cool prevailing breezes,ceiling fans and opening skylights suffice just fine! Window AC in bedrooms., Washer: Brand New, Dryer: also interior and exterior clothesline, Linens Provided: Linens available for $50, Garage: Sporting Equip, bikes,XC skis,kids riding toys, in modern 2 car garage, Off Street Parking: parking for 6 cars, Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer, Wood Stove: Vermont Castings,In the Great Room with plenty of seasoned wood and a stone fireplace down by the lake!, King Bed: One King bed, 2 singles and a hideabed in Cathedral Ceiling,Expansive loft/ent center overlooking the lake!, Queen Bed (2) : One Bedroom- Queen, other Bedroom- Queen and single, Twin/Single Bed (4), Child Bed, Convertible Bed (2) : one in Living Room and one in loft, Crib: Crib, high chair, strollers, kids cars and little kids bikes, Cable/Satellite TV (2) : Direct TV, DVD (2), VCR (2), Video Library: A bunch of recent classic movies and a lot for the kids., Video Game Console: NO- GO outside and fish,canoe,swim,hike, take a nap!, CD Player, Stereo System, Music Library: eclectic group of CDs and Ipod Docking station, Private Hot Tub: Hot Tub under the stars overlooking the lake is open from May 1 to Thanksgiving. Other times are possible., Pool Table, Foosball, Ping Pong/Table Tennis, Full Kitchen: Kitchen has Everything!All Brand New Appliances including spices, condiments, and basic baking supplies,, Cooking Utensils Provided: Everything you need!, Refrigerator, Dishwasher, Microwave, Ice Maker, Gas/Electric BBQ Grill, Charcoal BBQ Grill, Deck/Patio: Full length southern exposure of the home overlooking the lake with 3 Sliding glass doors into the Cathedral Ceiling Great Room. Very bright and cheery! Seating for 14, Balcony, Lakefront: Gradual slope with pathways to level beach area on our one and 1/2 acre property past the blueberry, strawberry, raspberry and blackberry bushes. Very gradual entry into the sandy bottomed crystal clear lake with big dock and swim platform. Go out across the lake for the big rope swing and a magnificent view of Mt Monadnock., Telephone (3), Free Long Distance (3) : Free unlimited Long Distance to US And Canada, Computer: Wireless Broadband DSL with printer and speakers, Broadband Internet, WiFi (Wireless Internet), Pet Friendly: Your Pets are always welcome!, Handicapped Accessible (may have limitations): one step up into home with drive up capability right to front door. 4' wide hallways, Wheelchair Accessible (may have limitations): one step up into home with drive up capability right to front door. 4' wide hallways, Kid Friendly: Bring all the kids and pets!, Minimum Age Limit for Renters: 25 yr old for responsible party, Smoking Not Allow

Amenities of the Resort/Surrounding Community

Golf, Tennis, Shopping, Sightseeing, Restaurants, Rafting, Kayaking, Sailing, Boating, Waterskiing, Swimming, Snorkeling/Diving, Biking, Mountain Biking, Cross Country Skiing, Downhill/Alpine Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowmobiling, Sledding/Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Hiking, Fishing, Hunting, Rock Climbing, Spelunking, Antiquing, Cinemas/Movie Theaters, Live Theatre, Museums, Horseshoes, Miniature golf, Horseback Riding, Other Activities Only 8 Miles to Mt Monadnock- The most climbed mountain in the world! See a great view of it halfway across the Lake. 19 miles to Peterborough, NH, The 'Our Town' of Thornton Wilder fame and a very active arts, antiques, culture and theatrical center. Only 2 miles to downtown Fitzwilliam with a museum, antiques shops, the Fitzwilliam Inn for a classic New England Dinner. Real privacy on the property and yet so close to so many activities.

Rate Information for this Vacation Rental

FromToWeek NightWkend NightWeeklyMonthlyMin Stay
Nov 1April 30$175$350$1,300$2,4002 nights
Sep 09Oct 31$200$350$1,500$3,0002 nights
Jun 16Sep 09$2,700$8,5001 week
May 1June 15$200$350$1,500$3,0002 nights
monthlyNov 1April 30$2,0002 months
Nov 1-April 30 $700/weekend $800/midweek $1300/week May 01-Jun 15,Sep 09-Oct 31 .. $700/weekend $900/midweek $1500/week Jun 16-Sep 09 .......................... $2700/week Sat3pm-Sat11am Long Term Discounted stay available from Oct to May! Weekend-F... (more)
All rates subject to change without notice. Please confirm with owner.

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Guest Comment
"We enjoyed the quick access to the pond to enjoy the views. The canoe was an added bonus!!! We were able to fish right on the pond and totally caught fish within seconds! Good place to come with a large family."

- Natalie B. 06/14/2018

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