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Renovated Retreat - Ski and Lake Fun Nearby

  • 8 Guests
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • 7 Beds
  • 2 Bathrooms

Escape to The Blue Lodge, a stone's throw from Halfmoon Lake and Locke Lake. This A-frame offers comfort in every season, with nearby skiing, swimming, and hiking. Enjoy cozy nights by the fireplace or outdoor adventures. It's the perfect family-friendly retreat for lake lovers and mountain explorers in New Hampshire. Indulge in local activities like tennis, pickleball, and snowmobiling, then unwind in our spacious home. Your ultimate lake and mountain escape awaits at The Blue Lodge.

Nestled in the serene landscape of Barnstead, New Hampshire, The Blue Lodge offers a delightful escape into the heart of New England's natural beauty. Surrounded by the tranquility of Halfmoon and Locke Lakes, the area is a paradise for those who love the outdoors. Just a stone's throw away, guests can indulge in a variety of lake activities like swimming, fishing, and kayaking. The community is friendly and welcoming, perfect for those looking to unwind in a peaceful setting.

Escape to The Blue Lodge, where nature's embrace and modern comforts blend to create your perfect getaway.

What we love about The Blue Lodge:

▸ Nestled between two serene lakes with access to outdoor activities (skiing, swimming, fishing, kayaking, tennis, pickleball, hiking, biking, golfing, and snowmobiling)

▸ Freshly renovated with a dedicated workspace for remote work or study

▸ Sleep like royalty on our king-sized bed in the master bedroom

▸ Entertainment-ready with Smart TVs compatible with streaming services

Your culinary canvas awaits:

▸ Spacious kitchen with a full-size refrigerator to stock your favorite treats

▸ Begin your day at our welcoming coffee and tea bar

▸ Well-stocked with cookware and utensils for your home-cooked meals

▸ Breakfast bar and dining area perfect for gatherings

A haven for families, friends, and furry companions:

▸ Ample space for up to 8 guests across 3 well-appointed bedrooms

▸ Dog-friendly accommodations so your pet can join in on the fun (fees apply)

▸ Versatile sleeping arrangements including bunk beds for a touch of adventure

Restful nooks:

→ Bedroom #1: King bed + sofa bed

→ Bedroom #2: Queen bed + bunk bed + pull-out single bed

→ Bedroom #3: Queen bed

Welcome to The Blue Lodge: Your Lakeside Retreat in Barnstead, New Hampshire

Discover the charm of The Blue Lodge, a freshly renovated A-frame retreat nestled between the tranquil waters of Halfmoon and Locke Lakes. Whether seeking a winter ski adventure near Gunstock Mountain or a summer lakeside getaway, our home is the perfect year-round destination for families and friends.

▪ Cozy Elegance in the Living Room ▪

Our living room is a space where rustic elegance meets contemporary design. The rich wooden beams contrast beautifully with the light walls, creating a serene, cabin-like atmosphere. Snuggle up on the comfortable sectional and let the warmth of the electric fireplace envelop you as you enjoy your favorite shows or simply the company of loved ones in this tranquil setting..

▪ Culinary Delights ▪

Whip up delicious meals in our charming kitchen, where functionality meets rustic elegance. Outfitted with modern appliances and a spacious wooden countertop, this kitchen is ready for your culinary adventures.

Just a few steps away, the dining area awaits, offering a comfortable and inviting space to savor your home-cooked dishes. Enjoy the morning light as it pours in, setting a serene backdrop for breakfast, or gather around the dining table for an intimate dinner illuminated by the chic overhead lighting.

▪ Serene Sanctuaries: The Bedrooms ▪

Each bedroom in The Blue Lodge has been carefully crafted to ensure every guest finds their perfect spot for relaxation and rejuvenation.

Bedroom #1: Elevated Serenity

Ascend to Bedroom #1, your second-floor sanctuary, boasting a luxurious king bed and a comfy sofa bed. Floor-to-ceiling windows frame the lush outdoors, inviting the calm of nature into your private haven.

Bedroom #2: The Versatile Loft

Also on the second level, Bedroom #2 is a versatile space designed for families or friends, featuring a queen bed, a bunk bed, and a single pull-out bed to accommodate various group dynamics.

Bedroom #3: Serene Sanctuary on the Main Floor

Retire to the peaceful ambiance of Bedroom #3, offering a snug queen-sized bed in a room designed for tranquil slumbers. The nearby full bathroom, with its modern fixtures and glass-enclosed shower, adds convenience to your restful retreat.

▪ Outdoor Bliss ▪

Step out to our private outdoor area with a fire pit and ample seating, perfect for evening gatherings and daytime relaxation amidst the beauty of New Hampshire's lush woodlands.

At The Blue Lodge, every detail is thoughtfully curated to enhance your experience, ensuring that the beauty of nature is always a glance or step away. Your ultimate adventure begins here.

The Lodge is also conveniently close to Lake Winnipesaukee and Gunstock Mountain, making it an ideal location for ski enthusiasts and hikers alike. In the warmer months, the area blooms with opportunities for tennis, pickleball, biking, and golfing. For snowmobiling aficionados, the winter landscape transforms into a wonderland of trails and adventures.

This neighborhood strikes the perfect balance between secluded retreat and accessible outdoor activity. Whether you’re seeking a peaceful lakeside day or an exciting mountain adventure, Barnstead offers a unique experience for every season. The local community, characterized by its calm and friendly ambiance, ensures a stay that’s both relaxing and enriching.

At The Blue Lodge, we offer parking space for up to 4-5 cars in the driveway. For safety reasons, we kindly ask our guests not to park on the street, as the roads can be narrow and may present a potential hazard for emergency vehicles. The Blue Lodge is located in a safe and bike-friendly neighborhood, making it easy to get around and take in the stunning natural beauty of Center Barnstead. And for a day of water activities, Locke Lake is just a short ride away. Pets are welcome. There is an additional fee of $200 for up to 2 pets under 50lbs.

Home highlights


Pets welcome

Wireless Broadband Internet


Enjoy the expansive comfort and serene views from the king bed in Bedroom #2, enhanced with an addit

Bedroom 3- 1 Queen (first floor)

Bedroom 2 - 1 Queen, 3 Singles (second floor)

Sleeping Arrangements

Bed linen

1 King-size bed

2 Queen size beds

1 Sofa bed

3 Single beds


Parking and facilities

Parking available, Parking Included, Shared Playground , Shared Tennis court


Credit cards accepted, Children welcome, Pets welcome, Pets allowed only after arrangement , Smoking not allowed


Canoe/Kayak , TV (Antenna)

Location features


Bathroom and laundry

Bed linen, Hair dryer, Essentials, Iron & Board, Shower , Towel set

Heating and cooling

Air conditioning, Ceiling fans, Electric heating, Fireplace , Heating available

Internet and office

Wireless Broadband Internet

Kitchen and dining

Blender, Coffee machine, Cooking utensils, Kitchen stove, Microwave, Oven, Refrigerator, Spices, Toaster , Vacuum cleaner

Home safety

Fire Extinguisher, First aid kit , Smoke Detector

House Rules

  • Credit cards accepted

  • Children welcome

  • Pets welcome

  • Pets allowed only after arrangement

  • Smoking not allowed

Check-in: 03:00 PM

Check-out: 10:00 AM

Policy and notes

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