**Guest with Children under 8** (Not safe or suitable for children under 8).
Please click Contact Host first to Inquire for allowing kids under 8 ). I'll explain things like the large open Spiral staircase, 3 fireplaces, pond, open caverns and river.**
The Tartan Rabbit house & property is all about privacy, amazing history & getting away from it all. You will get to enjoy 15 acres nestled along the Lane River. Hiking trails on the property or you can hike the 72 acres of conservation land adjacent to our property.
Relax in one of the 4 Hammocks located along the rive, Fish or Swim the 1/2 acre pond or enjoy the all new river stone patio area with granite fire-pit. Our house is 2500 sqft on three levels. You have 3 Bedrooms+ 2 Baths with an additional open loft that has 2 twin beds. Relax in front of the two Gas fireplaces or the wood stove fireplace in the dining room. Folks enjoy Spring, Summer, Fall leap peeping and winter time you can snowshoe the property or head out to Ski Mt. Sunapee.
Our property was the original site of the "Jones Grist Mill," dating back to 1761. The Mill was a building block of future life in Sutton, New Hampshire. If you are a star gazer, lay on the deck at night and you can see everything the night sky wants to offer. There is a stone sluice channel and stone walls dating back to 1769 all over the property.
Sleeping accommodations are as follows:
-Top floor level Queen bed with en suite bathroom. AC Mini Split unit.
-Top floor loft with two twin beds. AC Mini Split Unit.
-Main level Queen Bed ( Dyson cooling fan & Ceiling fan. AC not needed. Room stays cool).
-Main level large Queen bedroom with additional couch( Sleeping sofa). AC Mini Split unit.
The House: AC Mini Split unit for main level of home. Basement level area does not and will never need AC. Stays cool all summer long.
Nearly 2500 square feet on 3 levels. Our house is a mix of cabin and and new additions. There is lots of charm and quirkiness. A wood burning stove accents the dining room, as well as a gas stove in the main floor living room, plus one more gas stove in the downstairs bar/sitting area. The kitchen has all the essentials you need. Large fridge, Brand new Electric Flat top Oven, Brand new fridge and dishwasher, microwave, coffee pot, 2 French presses, coffee grinder and all the kitchen basics.
During the summers you can sit and soak in the Lane river or take a dip in our pond( No diving). There is a BBQ grill for use on the deck.The driveway has plenty of room for boat and trailer parking if you wish to take it Lake Sunapee a short drive away.
Fall leaf peeping is at it's best here in NH during late September into October/November depending on the weather and this property is stunning to walk.
Winter adventure is all around as we are very close to skiing at Mt. Sunapee Resort, Ragged Mountain, and Eastman Cross Country Center. 4 Wheel drive and or All wheel drive are highly recommended. The house is located 1 mile off the main road and is a very compact dirt road. The road is town maintained for snow plowing and sanding and we have a private company that plows and sands our driveway.
The information below is to help all guest inquiries and those who book to ensure an amazing trip. We pride ourselves on great communication and unlike others we like being up front about all things so there are no surprises. Our goal is for you to have an amazing trip.
We are unable to handle weddings at the house/property, so No wedding and or large event inquiries ( We are on a septic system like most homes in the country and can not handle large groups unfortunately ).
Please note there are stairs as the home is on 3 levels and can be difficult for elderly guests.
We are located on a packed well kept dirt road. This is the country and there will be things like lady bugs, flies, wasps and occasionally a bat that make it inside the home and definitly outside :) This is normal for the country. We dont want guests to be surprised by nature and be upset :)
As a reminder that cell service is tough in the area. you can wifi/text connect at the house. If you have AT&T, we have a cell phone booster and offer to put those numbers in for you.