Beautiful 3-story, 1872, Victorian home -- set in a quaint New England town.
House, rural with 3 bedrooms, sleeps 5, 2 bathroom(s), floor area of 400 m2 (4300 sq.ft), WCs 1, car optional, NO smoking, including internet (highspeed), number of travellers: 3
1) September 01 2013 - October 27 2013
Where we want to go
Description of our house
1872 restored 10 room Victorian home. The heart of our home is the first floor open, eat-in kitchen/family room with fireplace. French doors lead to sunroom and side garden with fishpond and waterfall. French doors lead from the kitchen to the formal dining room and living room. Front & back staircases access the second floor with 2 guest rooms, master bedroom/office & 2 full baths. Stairs to the 3rd floor lead you to a guest room & entertainment suite.
Accommodation and facilities
Telephone, stereo / hifi, security system, central heating, tv / cable, fax, sofa, carpet, fireplace
Kitchen and washing:
Freezer, fridge, microwave, dish washer, oven, washing machine, dryer
Garage, terrace, parking, garden, barbecue, bicycles
Horse riding, tennis, hiking, swimming, golfing, skiing, fishing
Local places to go:
Galleries/museums, health club, fine restaurants, good shopping, country club, nightlife
Nearest major airport:
Car recommended, no smoking, including internet (highspeed), non-simultaneous optional, car optional
= marks the location of this home
Typically small New England town (5,000 people) with town common. Walking distance to 5 small restaurants, library, bookstore, drug store, and post office. Friendly and helpful neighbors in a quiet, in-town location. 10-minute drive to Mt. Monadnock "the most climbed mountain in the world." 10-minute drive to Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH with lectures and musical performances open to the public. 10-minute drive to Peterborough, NH with museum, restaurants, shops, and movie theater. 30-minute drive to the college town of Keene, NH with 2 shopping malls, 2 movie theaters, Colonial Theater with professional performances of touring shows. 30-minute drive to Crotchet Mountain Skiing in Bennington, NH, 45 minute drive to Mt. Wachusett Skiing in Princeton, Mass. 1.5 hour drive to Boston, Mass. 4 hour drive to New York City. href=http://www.VisitNH.gov target=new> http://www.VisitNH.gov has more information about the area.
Something about ourselves
Bill and I have been married for 50 years. Bill retired 7 years ago, after 38 years with the same company from his position as Northeast District Sales Manager. Kathy is retired from her position as School Guidance Counselor with the Jaffrey Rindge School District. We enjoy spending time with our 4 grandchildren and traveling. . Please feel free to call us or email us with questions. We look forward to hearing from you! We have enjoyed 2 exchanges before in Ireland and Australia.