Beautiful, lakefront townhouse in Eastman, a four-season resort / recreational community.
Located on a wide, flat, sandy beach with a gentle, sloping entry into the water. Eastman has five beaches, and this one is the nicest! The clean, clear lake is perfect for swimming, fishing, kayaking, and sailing. A grassy area next to the beach has room for Frisbee and playing ball.
Shady lakeside walking and bike riding paths start at the back door to the house, with more hiking trails throughout the community.
Twelve tennis courts and an award-winning 18-hole golf course / clubhouse with full-service restaurant are within the community, just a two-minute drive from the house.
Eastman's brand new Activity Center has a lakeside exercise room, boat rentals, family game room, ice cream / snack bar, and indoor pool.
Close to Mount Sunapee, Hanover / Dartmouth, Quechee, Woodstock, and New London, for boutiques, restaurants, performing and visual arts, and additional outdoor recreation.
Please note that the townhouse has two private bedrooms plus a sleeping loft with a new trundle bed that sleeps two. The downstairs master bedroom has a queen bed and a full private bath; the upstairs bedroom has two twin beds and shares a full bath with the sleeping loft. There is a washer / dryer, dishwasher, microwave, Wifi, and two small flat screen televisions, both with DVD players.
Perfect for families and nature lovers, the townhouse is fully stocked with board games, books and toys. The Eastman community is active and friendly, never crowded, peaceful and relaxing. The area abounds with fairs, farms, outdoor activities and cultural opportunities - see descriptions below.
We've never had an unhappy renter!
In the area:
EASTMAN CROSS-COUNTRY SKI CENTER: Rentals, lessons, retail shop and special events. Over 36K of cross-country and snowshoeing trails, plus skating and sledding.
MOUNT SUNAPEE: Summer adventure park with zip line and much more; downhill skiing in winter. Year-round events including the annual League of New Hampshire Craftmen's Fair, cardboard sled race, hiking, and more.
HOPKINS CENTER AT DARTMOUTH: Live performances of music, theatre, and dance, plus films and children's events.
HOOD MUSEUM AT DARTMOUTH: Small, world-class art museum with free admission
MONTSHIRE SCIENCE MUSEUM: Wonderful science museum for children up to age 10. Outdoor science water park and hiking trails.
VERMONT INSTITUTE OF NATURAL SCIENCES: Nature center with exhibits, events, and trails. Raptor rehabilitation and educational exhibits.
NEW LONDON BARN PLAYHOUSE: Summer stock theater in a former barn in charming New London.
UPPER VALLEY AQUATICS CENTER: Wonderful new indoor swim center offering a tunnel slide, splash park, lazy river, warm water lap pools, and large competition pool.
SIMON PEARCE RESTAURANT, RETAIL STORE, AND GLASSBLOWING WORKSHOP: Simon Pearce's flagship restaurant offers seasonal cuisine in an idyllic Vermont town, with local ingredients from local farms. The retail store showcases Simon Pearce's hand-blown glass and handmade pottery.
KING ARTHUR FLOUR BAKING EDUCATION CENTER AND STORE: Baking classes for beginning and experienced bakers. The Baker's Store and Cafe, an attraction in itself, offers everything from hard-to-find ingredients to easy baking mixes plus a demonstration kitchen.
WHITE RIVER FLYER CLASSIC TRAIN EXCURSIONS: Travel through the scenic Southern Vermont countryside aboard restored coaches pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive. Special trips during the summer, foliage season and at Christmas.
DARTMOUTH BIG GREEN SPORTS: The best in Ivy League athletics - go Green!
BISTRO NOUVEAU: Located in Eastman's golf center, Bistro Nouveau offers an evolving menu of delicious fare plus special events such as trivia night, music performances, and more
QUECHEE GORGE: Vermont's deepest gorge and waterfall. Hiking and nearby antiquing, mini-golf, and shops.
UPPER VALLEY NEWS: has additional info on local activities and special events such as Old Home Days, farmer's markets, concerts, and more.
Just two hours or less from the Boston area, on a beautiful, pristine lake. Eastman is a four-season recreational community with on-site amenities including golf course, full-service restaurant, cross-country ski touring center, lakeside activity center with boat rentals, exercise facilities, game room, ice cream / snack bar, and more. Close to Hanover (Dartmouth), Lake Sunapee, and Quechee, Vermont, the area is full of outdoor recreational and cultural activities for nature lovers, arts enthusiasts, families, and kids of all ages.