The SpaceGreetings, we hope you choose to vacation here and enjoy the area as much as we do! You'll find warm New England charm in our newly remodeled get-away and the community itself. The Kitchen is full size and fully equipped, open to the eating area and living room with Brick hearth gas fireplace. There are 2 bedrooms on the 1st floor, 1 queen and one with a Vermont Tub bunk bed and sofa. Upstairs is the Master Bedroom with a King size bed and a comfy leather recliner with a big bank of windows. Full bath and 1/2 bath with laundry. Parking is ample and the house is bright with daylight. We are located in a quiet setting surrounded by Town wooded land and one neighbor and they are great! The accommodations are best suited for a couple, family of 4 or 2 couples. Hardwood floors, brand new appliances, kitchen stocked with spices, linens, towels, hairdryer, Wi-Fi, cable TV. Enjoy the fireplace, with forced HW base board heat being the main heat source. NOT PICTURED and being added is a covered farmers porch and mudroom adding to the practicality and character. Guest AccessGuests will have access to the entire home and ample parking. The house is located directly on the Gale River with a private path that leads to the water’s edge, a great place to sit on a hot summer’s day. The Gale River trail, part of the town Fox Hill Trail system, is just across the drive and is as beautiful as it sounds while winding along the river with miles of beautiful walking, hiking, mountain biking, snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Enjoy strolling to Franconia Village just a few blocks away where you’ll find coffee shops, sports shop, hardware, groceries and eateries.
During the summer months we'll supply at the house beach chairs, umbrella, canoe, beach towels, bikes and fire wood for our guests to enjoy. Franconia Sports is just 2 blocks away in the Village for bike and ski rentals. The area is quiet yet close to family attractions and tons of outdoor recreation, perfect for a memorable vacation in the midst of Franconia Notch and the White Mountains. We hope you’ll enjoy getting to know our area and the quality of life that surrounds us! Interaction with GuestsWe live and work in town, just 5 minutes from our House on The Gale River so we are available to answer questions or help in any way. Should you like, Beth or Steve will meet guests to check them in and tell them all they need to know about the house and all the area has to offer. For an additional fee we are happy to have any special supplies you might request upon your arrival. We each landed in the area over 28 years ago through our professions, fell in love with each other - and the area, we thought what a great quality of life and place to raise children! Now 24 and 26 both of our boys enjoy returning to spend time in the outdoors. Both of us are Licensed NH/VT Real estate Brokers. The NeighborhoodJust a block away is our local Dow Field where special events and occasional concerts occur, a playground too! We are just 4 miles to Franconia Notch State Park, Echo Lake with beautiful sandy beach where kayaking, canoeing and fishing may be your desire. Crawford Notch, the Kancamangus Highway for touring and for skiing, Cannon is just 4 miles up the road, easy for “first tracks" and "first Tram”skiing. Bretton Woods and Loon both within 20 minutes. There are endless opportunities for things to do, sites to see; a Arial Tram ride to the top of Cannon, rivers & swimming holes, Robert Frost Place, Hiking, biking . The Canape Tour, Alpine Zipline, Story Land and Clark's Trading Post. Ski Hearth Farm offers X-Country and skate skiing on miles of trails, and the town has a very active skating rink. Visit the famed Mt Washington Hotel, now beautifully restored, or drive the Auto Rd. to the highest peak in the Northeast! If you golf, there are Bethlehem Country Club, Maplewood, Sunset Hill, Owls Nest and Mt. Washing golf courses.Snowmobile trails are just up the road at the State Park where you can go for miles north to the Canadian border or South to Lincoln and beyond. We truly are a four season resort with an abundance of recreation for you to enjoy. Or, just enjoying the hush of the peace and quiet! Getting AroundConcord Trail Ways ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or (URL HIDDEN) stops at Kelly's, the local grocery store. Concord Trailways leaves from South station in Boston, Manchester and Concord NH. There are two local Taxi Companies. Notch Taxi Service (URL HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN) or Dave's Taxi (URL HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN). Other Things to NoteThe house is just a block from the town field and playground located along the Gale River, we call it the Dow Field. There is also a Gazebo on the Dow where local concerts, events and celebrations take place. If you join us for the 4th of July we promise you won't be disappointed with our town Old Home Day and evenings fireworks, music and more ! We are walking distance to groceries, coffee shops, eateries, sports shop, hardware store, P.O., and more. Littleton is just 10 minutes, 3 exits up 93 for larger services such as big box stores and the ever pedestrian friendly downtown with more restaurants, shops, Movie Theater and more. Lincoln is just 20 minutes south of the Notch.