Winnipesaukee Lakefront Home with Dock & Views!

Property ID: 452842AltonNHUS
Sleeps 83 BR2 BA
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Engulf yourself in the sweet sounds of the lake at this Alton home! Bordering Lake Winnipesaukee, this 3-bedroom, 2-bath vacation rental features panoramic lake views, sandy-bottom swimming, and a 30-foot dock - all of which is sure to make for a memorable getaway. Enjoy an early morning coffee in the sunroom before venturing out on a scenic hike nearby. Come evening, head out on your boat for a sunset cruise around the lake, and later, gather by the fire pit and plan the next day's adventures!


  • Waterfront
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Laptop Friendly
  • Essentials
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE (on-site): Paddleboarding, kayaking, boating, wakeboarding, swimming, fishing, sailing, Weirs Beach (8.3 miles)

GET OUTSIDE: Mount Major Trail (4.3 miles), Belknap Mountain State Forest (10.8 miles), Ahern State Park (11.3 miles), Franconia Notch State Park (61.8 miles), Crawford Notch State Park (82.2 miles)

MARINAS: West Alton Marina (2.1 miles), Silver Sands Marina (5.2 miles), Parker Marine (8.5 miles), Robert's Cove Basin Marina (13.7 miles)

THINGS TO SEE + DO: Mt. Washington Cruises (8.5 miles), Winnipesaukee Pier (8.6 miles), Funspot (9.6 miles), Monkey Trunks Weirs Beach (14.3 miles), The Meredith Sculpture Walk (18.0 miles), Wright Museum of World War II (19.0 miles)

SKI THE EAST: Gunstock Mountain Resort (4.5 miles), Wolfeboro Abenaki Ski Area (21.4 miles), Castle in the Clouds (27.8 miles), Ragged Mountain Resort (35.6 miles)

AIRPORT: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (61.8 miles)


60 reviews
  • Good not great


    Pros-This property has an incredible view of the lake and mountains. There is a beautiful dining room table and cozy living area and enclosed porch.The master bedroom is large and the bedding is quite comfortable.

    Location was great for easy day trips to Franconia Notch, the Kank scenic drive and up to North Conway, Portsmouth and a drive along the coast.


    There is a lot of noise from the road. It did quiet down most of the night and there are white noise machines there, but you are basically a car length from a busy road.

    There is no dishwasher, at least while we were there. We were told a renovation of the kitchen was beginning the next day.

    It needs a detailed cleaning. It was mostly adequate except for the upstairs bathroom floor which we called about. Tammy was apologetic and sent someone the next morning to redo it and we met that person on our way out for the day. When we returned the floor was exactly the same, including a wad of hair and visible debris. When I sent a text asking what happened, she said the cleaner told her it looked fine. Needless to say we didn’t walk barefoot or shower in that bathroom.

    The windows and screens needed a thorough cleaning to really maximize the enjoyment of the view. This was disappointing and annoying since the weather was a little cool for sitting outside and we were there for that view!

    Overall it seemed like it was the off season for this cottage and they didn’t really care if everything was ship shape or not.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 9, 2024
    Manager's Response:

    Owner's Response: "Hi Kimberly, Thanks for the review and the feedback. We followed up with the homeowner after reading your feedback, and they wanted to share the following:
    - Yes, the home is on a road that can become busy during certain hours of the day. You will see that other reviews have mentioned this as well, so we include a picture of the front of the home, including the road.
    - Pre-renovation, there was not a dishwasher, nor did the listing state that there was one, therefore I apologize for any miscommunication that you may have received. Post renovation, we did add a dishwasher for our guests to enjoy.
    - Regarding the floor in the bathroom, the vinyl flooring was old and therefore, had a couple of small gouges and scratches on it. We've since renovated the bathroom and it now has high-quality tile so that will no longer be an issue.
    - Your concerns about the windows were also taken care of, as the home now has new windows throughout. We hope this addresses your concerns and look forward to hosting you again!"

  • Girls weekend


    Fantastic time at this house. The hosts had everything we needed there and it's was so comfortable to hang out insideand outside while being near anything we wanted in town or on the lake. Would definitely stay here again.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published October 10, 2023
  • LOVED our stay!


    super clean, tidy, well appointed cottage at the lake! we had the best time!!! loved the views from the house, super comfortable beds, well appointed kitchen and thoughtful amenities!our only comments are that it is right on the main road and their is significant noise from the street. it did not deter us from a lovely stay, but something to note.the listing mentioned a sandy bottom swimm

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Gillian S.
    Published August 29, 2023
  • wonderfully equipped house!!


    beautifully maintained house with spectacularviews and right on the lake. Loved the house amenities- everything you could possibly wantwas right there.would have given this 5+ stars except fordifficulty of older family members not having easy access to the dock and downstairs bedroom( steep staircase inside) and no railings on steps to the dock( only access to water for swimming)only other drawback to house was its location on busy Rte 11- Mt Major highway..the bedroom fronting thst road was extremely noisyall night( unfortunately we didn’t see the“sound machine” in the room until we werecleaning up to leave. I’m sure it would have helped immensely)The waterfront side of the house was wonderful so private and peaceful.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Nancy B.
    Published August 23, 2023
  • Relaxing Vacation


    We had a lovely stay, a bit disappointed that there were no paddle boards available as the listing said they were included (we would have brought our own). The location was gorgeous with a million dollar view but not an ideal swimming spot for kids, not easily accessible and the shallow area was rocky. My teens just jumped off the dock but it was deep on that side. Tons of nice touches like board games, books, cleaning supplies etc.. very well stocked. We would stay here again.

    Published August 10, 2023
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