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Peace and Quiet in the Mountains! Sleeps 8! Pets OK

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,600 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Sleeps up to 8

Lower your blood pressure!!! Kick back and relax!! **

3 level, house on 8 private, peaceful acres. Come relax on the huge deck overlooking large back yard, brook with waterfall, brookside firepit and tall pines and birches. Dip your toes in the swimming hole or drop a line in the brook and catch some small trout. Within 35 minutes of LOON Mountain and WATERVILLE VALLEY Ski areas. Make a day of shopping many small, unique area stores, attend an auction, Or just sit back and relax and listen to the water flowing over the rocks and with breeze whistling thru the tall trees....Laze around or have a picnic for 2 aside the brook: very private!! Rock climbing at it's very best in these parts, Rumney is well known for spectacular rock climbing! Situated on a state maintained, but very, very quiet, paved mountain road. House is large enough to sleep 8, and cozy enough for just 2. Well appointed kitchen, linens and towels provided. Come lower your blood pressure, get away from it all and relax. Welcome to Groton!

** Guests must be 25+, families with children are welcome! Driver's license copy is required.

More Details

Owner
Cynthia Mickle
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 19, 2018

About Cynthia Mickle

I adore this little slice of heaven in New Hampshire! I relocated from Cape Cod after 41 years to the wilds of southwestern Virginia.

Cynthia Mickle purchased this house in 1987

Why Cynthia Mickle chose Groton

The view and tranquility!

What makes this house unique

Away from daily stress, no cell, no internet. Just you, your companions amidst nature, yet just minutes to all central New Hampshire attractions!

Guestbook comments from the owner

.......... it was just what our family needed. We had so much fun exploring the river and we had the polar caves to ourselves in the rain.
Jul 2010
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Amenities

Groton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pet owners must clean up after pets.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs, in King Suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Adjoins Queen bedroom with second door. Shared.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs Suite with Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main floor with shared bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Lower level.
  • Cot, youth cot, pack and play and futon are available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
Notes:
Gas Grille, DVD/VCR, AM/FM CD player. Dish Network: local channels, Washer, Dryer, Blender, Toaster, Coffee Maker, Dishwasher, iron, Towels and bed linens provided. Beautiful Natural Wood Slab Breakfast Bar, Local phone service. Games, books, cards and poker chips! Smoking is allowed in Outside areas only. Please dispose of properly. Thank You!

Reviews

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(17 traveler reviews)

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Peace and Quiet in the Mountains! Sleeps 8! Pets OK
average rating of 4.7058825 based on 40 reviews
5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

This house was great! Everything was clean and new for us when we arrived. Cynthia was a pleasure to deal with and very helpful. You can tell she takes pride in ownership of this house, it certainly shows. The brook out back is beautiful, such a great spot. I loved that there is no cell reception, it really gave us all a chance to disconnect from everything and enjoy our time together.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It was a pleasure having your group as my first guests after an unplanned restoration! I am another fan of being 'unplugged'! I am happy to hear you had a great time and you are welcome back in 2018! Returning guests receive a discount!
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5

Very nice vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Cynthia, the owner is very nice and friendly. My family stayed at this home for a couple of days during our winter ski trip. It has everything one needs. We really enjoyed our stay. Thank you very much.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Alex! It always brings me joy to share my little getaway!
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5

Beautiful property & Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location-nice and quiet serene getaway in the woods with a BEAUTIFUL waterfall and swimming area for the dogs! Cindy was great to deal with, very responsive and helpful! Location was perfect too-close to Polar Caves and Ruggles Mine. Great restaurants right nearby also!

  • Submitted: Aug 9, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! The best part of that property is sharing it with others that appreciate the beauty of it! As always, thrilled to hear humans and dogs had a great time! It's what life is all about.
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5

Relaxing, Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Cynthia helped make our little time away, smooth and easy! The house is adorable, beautiful property...so much to do around the area, but you might not want to leave the house/brook/property to do anything else! Can't wait to come back. Thanks so much! :)

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! It's a very special corner of New Hampshire and I truly enjoy sharing it with lovely folks! I just wish I could get there more often!
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Beverly, Mass, USA
5

Wonderful relaxing vacation experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband, adult daughter and 2 dogs and I stayed at the house for a week in August. Our other 2 adult children visited as well. We had a wonderful vacation, and really enjoyed the waterfalls and brook. Our dogs especially loved splashing and playing on the sandy beach. The brook had ample running water when we arrived. Midweek, we had a day of rain, which quickly replenished the waterfalls, making for big changes, much faster water and awesome sights. We enjoyed exploring up the brook as well. We hiked almost every day. Rattlesnake Mountain, Cardigan Mountain, Stinson Mountain and the Quincy Bog Trail were maybe our favorites. We loved the pizza at the Tavern in Rumney. Ripple Pottery on Rte. 25 had lovely handicrafts for sale. There is also a good quilt store and a nice yarn shop on Rte. 25. Cindy and Bob were easy to work with and responded quickly to any questions. We really enjoyed our vacation!

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: As always, I am thrilled to share my special corner in New Hampshire with wonderful folks. Happy to hear you had a wonderful, memorable time at Halls Brook House! Welcome back any time! Thank you. Cindy
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Brockton, MA, USA
5

A little piece of Heaven

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to have a relaxing vacation. The waterfall is awesome. You can hear it from the downstairs bedroom and the deck. Cindy, the owner was wonderful and responded quickly to my emails about bringing my elderly dog. He had a wonderful time and loved the river. The house is quite lovely and well maintained and had everything you needed for a vacation. The front of the house is close to the road, so you do hear traffic occasionally, but it is not a distraction at all. And be sure to use the fire pit by the river- it's great. We will definitely be coming back again.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2014
  • Stayed: July 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am always happy to hear of visitor's good times! Thank you, and welcome back any time.
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Map

Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
The Last Chair
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Rumney Rocks Bistro
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Antiqueing & Auctions.

* Skiing.

* Legion Speedway.

* Swim/Canoe/Kayak/ Tube.

* Polar caves.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Hike.

* Swim.

* Fish.

* tubing.

* movies.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Polar Caves.

* Loon and Waterville Activities.

* Clark's Trading Post.

* Legion Speedway.

* Funspot Arcade.

LOON Mountain and WATERVILLE VALLEY within 35 minutes!!! Also: Rumney rock climbing is some of the BEST of New England!!

Newfound Lake, Sculptured Rocks (great picnicing and swimming) , Spectacle Lake ( excellent for a canoe paddle), and Stinson Lake. The Pines Speedway ( for those dirt track car racing enthusiasts) , Clarks Trading Post, Antiqueing, Auctions ( just down the hill: back woods, old style auction, with something for everyone! I still wish I bid on that Rubber Alien!!), major store shopping ( Hanaford, Walmart, Radio Shack, Marshalls etc) , and many other unique stores, restaurants ( Plain Jane's Diner, Stinson Mountain Grille, Biederman's Deli, The Common Man, Italian Farmhouse and more) Polar Caves, Plymouth State College, Clark's Trading Post, Fish Hatchery, Loudon Racetrack, horseback riding: all within a 30-50 minute drive.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning/Laundry $75

Checks and PayPal accepted!
RENTERS MUST BE 25+, COPY OF DRIVER'S LICENSE REQUIRED.
Weekends: typically Fri and Sat nites.
Week: any 7 days: does not have to be Saturday to Saturday
Weeknights: Sunday thru Thursday, generally. Rate is effective when not combined with weekend dates.
Return Guests: 10% off

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.