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Architect's Brookside Family House

Chalet -
5 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 8
Franconia, New Hampshire
Located in Franconia Notch State Park in the White Mountains, this family-friendly house is designed and built by the Boston architect Robert C. Dean. Known for Colonial Williamsburg and buildings such as Wellesley Science Center, Dean designed this 3-level structure as a second home for his family.

The house sits next to a babbling brook, off a secondary road. The brook side of the building is walled with windows, sliding glass doors, balconies and a long deck which overlook the brook and forest.

The top floor features 1 queen bed, a bunk-room with 6 built-in bunks, and a half bath. The middle floor features a sitting-room with wood stove, 1 queen bed, two twin beds, and a full bath. The lower floor features a great-room with kitchen, dining area (tables seats 12+), wood stove, two twin beds, and a half bath.

The house is fully equ...
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Listing #FKN4841927
About the Owner
Allison M
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
Interaction with guests
Guest lets themselves in and out upon arrival and departure. Host is available any day, any hour by cell/text/email for questions of any kind. Local maintenance and cleaning persons happy to assist over any matter large and small, 24 hrs 7 days a week.
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Our second visit. We are from the UK and love the area and the accommodation, which is well look after, welcoming, spacious and a great place to chill out. The kitchen/dining room is our favorite room, access to the balcony and great big table for...More

Thank E5495WYcraigb
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Wonderful location, beautiful creek behind the house. Feels like you are staying in the nature. Beautiful place. Lots of bedrooms and can accommodate a lot of people. The owner was ever so helpful in getting back to any queries within minutes. Enjoyed our stay and...More

Thank Srikanth R
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A Holiday Home Rentals Traveller
Reviewed 7 September 2016


Management response:Responded 7 September 2016


  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Bunk Beds:(3)
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (12)
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
    1 Full bath
    2 Half baths
    3 Bunks
    4 Twins
    2 Queens
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  • Mandatory Cleaning Fee: R 1 749 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 3 498 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Franconia Notch State Park is a haven for outdoor recreation of all kinds, all seasons. Pristine and verdant with thick forest, natural waterfalls, swimming holes, the Appalachian Trail, and much more, hikers, skiers, families, and just about anyone can find something to love about the supremely natural White Mountain North Country. With bright clean air, clean mountain water, and shining starry skies, this land is ever a valued commodity.
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A car is needed!
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Driving is best way to arrive, or by bus. Free parking at the house is available for 3-4 cars.
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