New Hampshire Home w/ Private Beach, Dock & Rafts!

Property ID: 428487Center BarnsteadNHUS
Sleeps 124 BR2 BA


A quiet lake getaway awaits at this vacation rental home, nestled right on the shores of Locke Lake! This 4-bedroom, 2-bath retreat features a private boat dock, a private beach, a swimming platform, and floating rafts. After summer days on the water or winter days spent ice fishing on the lake or cross-country skiing at Gunstock Mountain Resort, head inside to curl up in front of the warm pellet stove, or enjoy chilly nights by the campfire with s’mores under the stars. The adventure awaits!


  • Essentials
  • Kitchen
  • Pets Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Near Ocean
  • Washer
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Free Parking
  • Central Air Conditioning


Location Details

ATTRACTIONS: Mount Major State Forest (12 miles), McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center (24 miles), American Classic Arcade Museum (26 miles), Beaver Meadow Golf Course (27 miles), Children’s Museum of New Hampshire (30 miles)

FAMILY FUN: Jump N Joy (18 miles), Canterbury Shaker Village (19 miles), Funspot (26 miles), Hilltop Fun Center (26 miles), Chuckster’s (30 miles), Story Land (65 miles)

HIT THE TRAILS: Cooper Cedar Woods (6 miles), Sargent Town Forest Nature Trail (10 miles), Mount Major Trail (12 miles), Blue Job Mountain Parking Area (17 miles), Winnie The Pooh Trail (21 miles)

HIT THE SLOPES: Gunstock Mountain Resort (20 miles), Wolfeboro Abenaki Ski Area (20 miles), King Pine Ski Area (43 miles), Attitash Mountain Resort (69 miles)

AIRPORTS: Portsmouth International Airport (36 miles), Manchester-Boston Regional Airport (47 miles)


21 reviews
  • Fun oasis


    Really spacious home, in a nice neighborhood. We came here in the winter and it was beautiful, but I can’t imagine how beautiful it is in the summer with the lake right out in the backyard.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Published January 16, 2024
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    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    leo d.
    Published August 29, 2023
  • Would highly recommend this rental and plan to return next summer if possible.


    We were 6 adults and 3 teens in this lovely home with enough space and seating to accommodate all of us comfortably. The house was very clean and was true to the description. Having plenty of seating outside was wonderful and the option of being in the sun or the shade was a real plus. Some of the outside chairs were not usable due to wear but even with that, we were able to manage without difficulty. One thing I would mention though is that if you plan to cook meals for a large hungry group, you might consider bringing one of your larger pots (we had to cook 2 lbs of spaghetti in 2 batches). This rental is still worth a 5 star rating.

    Published August 12, 2023
  • Awesome Barnstead, NH Lakefront Vacation


    Family of 10 had an awesome time at this great lakefront home on Locke Lake in Barnstead, NH. House was awesome; the backyard was amazing. New trellis on the private beach. Gazebo on the patio.Private dock, kayaks, canoe and peddleboat. Kids loved using the slide and floating trampoline. Highly recommend!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    David K.
    Published September 8, 2022
  • Great place for family to gather!


    The property was just as described and we had a wonderful vacation.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Robert H.
    Published August 4, 2022
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  • Pets are allowed at this property.
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