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Lake House at Ferry Point

100 Lower Bay Rd Sanbornton, Sanbornton, NH 03269 USA (Show map)
4.7
14 Reviews
$165 - $275
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This gracious lake-front Inn was built in the early 1800's by the Pillsbury family as a 'summer retreat' on Lake Winnisquam. The outstanding location commands a panoramic view of the lake and mountains. Enjoy romantic moments in the gazebo or hammock or join other guests for conversation on our 60 ft verandah. The 10 guest rooms with private baths are tastefully decorated and furnished with antiques. You will be treated to a memorable gormet breakfast each morning.

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Overall
4.7

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  • Guest room4.6
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.6

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Very relaxing escape on Lake WInnesquam

3.4 on July 27, 2014

We loved the kayaks, they were awesome and gave the B&B an advantage over other Inns. The rooms being air conditioned was very much a plus! Not all of rooms say air conditioned, so unsure if they are or aren't. The rooms were very clean and the Inn generally very well kept. The breakfasts very decadent, but would have appreciated a choice or even a heads up as to menu. One day there were three courses, the next day two. The site says they have a peddle boat. We were very disappointed there seemed to be knowledge that the peddle boat was not working properly, yet it remained in the water and several guests had bailed it out and sunk shortly off shore in just this past week. " The homemade brownies, or cookies are available all day and night for your enjoyment", weren't . We found they were out for a few hours each day, but if you didn't get one by a certain hour, they were gone. We were disappointed in a four day visit, they never changed. We appreciated the owners were fairly new to the area, but the knowledge of the area seems limited. Telling us the menu book isn't up to date or unsure distance on the lake to areas you were suggesting seemed like things you should be able to share with guests. We depended more on trip adviser, yelp, and other guests. The mosquitoes were challenging to enjoy the porch evenings on a summer evening, bring bug spray!


Lakeside Elegance! Unrivalled...

5 on May 03, 2013

We stayed here in summer 2012 during our motorcycling tour of NE. We'd travelled from Europe and wanted to stay somewhere with a lake view. NOTHING prepared us for how lovely the house is, or how friendly the owners were. With tastefully decorated rooms, magnificent views of the lake, and endless coffee and home-made cookies on offer, we were reluctant to leave- so reluctant that we re-scheduled the latter part of our tour to return! John and Cindy have got the balance just right- friendly, helpful but never intrusive. Worth every cent to step back in time to a gentler age, but with all modern amenities. Try it or you'll regret it. Not today, or tomorrow, but soon, and for the rest of your life....


Great Lakeside Bed & Breakfast

4.6 on June 28, 2012

Warm and friendly Innkeepers John and Cindy Becker and family. Beautiful spot on Lake Winnisquam. We had a chance to tour the Inn and loved the hardwood floors, warmly painted walls, lots of windows and views of mountains and the lake from all over. We heard loons as we woke up and sat beside the lake with our morning coffee watching birds and boats. We enjoyed John's great breakfast and Cindy and Libby's help in the learning about the area. We'll be back!


Lovely inn

5 on April 23, 2012

We truly enjoyed our stay. There are beautiful viewsof the lake from most rooms. Each room is unique and lovingly cared for. John and Ciny Becker are perfect hosts and made us feel most welcome. John's breakfasts are hardy and delicious!


Great Stay.

4.0 on October 26, 2011

Joe and Cindy greeted us with great friendliness and charm. They were extremely helpful and we were wecolmed with a glass of warm cider (not alcoholic). The room was very comfortable and the bathroom was very clean. We chose a lake view room and were rewarded with a beautiful sunrise over the lake in the mornings. Breakfast was delicious and sufficient to last all day, so were able to sightsee without needing to stop for food. Joe and Cindy even accepted our staying in their cosy living room all evening - we could have taken in a snack meal if needed. Highly recommended to anyone. Brian and Sue Wells, London, Old England


Fourth of July Wedding

5 on September 14, 2011

The Ferry Point House Bed and Breakfast was a great choice for us for an overnight stay on July 3rd. My husband and I were attending his nephew's wedding on July 4th in New Hampshire. Everything was just perfect. After a comfortable nights sleep and a wonderful breakfast at the Inn, we were off to celebrate a beautiful wedding. Joe and Cindy are the perfect hosts. We stayed at the Inn before this last visit and would definitely stay there again.


Home Away From Home

5 on May 24, 2010

What a wonderful Inn. Everything was just perfect and yes, indeed, the breakfast was outstanding. We stayed for one night and the Innkeepers could not have been any nicer. The whole family was so warm and welcoming. They make you feel like you are visiting with family. We will be back again. Thanks for a job well done.


i just loved this place and the hosts

5 on October 17, 2009

the place offers elegance along with charming hospitality. eric and andrea juggle their family and being hosts quite well plus their children are charming. i liked the sunrise view from the squam room. breakfast was very nice as were dinner suggestions. when i return to nh it'll be to the ferry point house


June 7 and 8, 2009

4.2 on August 18, 2009

Pleasant, comfortable. Some very cute kids live there!


Greatest B&B

4.8 on July 25, 2009

We've (that's my wife and me, we are from Germany) been to Ferry Point House on Lake Winnisquam about six or seven times in the last say 13 years. We love the house, that is old but in very good shape, nicely decorated and with a fantastic view on the lake (not from all rooms of course, but from several). Our last stay was in 2003 and in 2005 the inkeeper's wife - well, she ran the business in first place - died. Now her son and his wife are running the business. We knew Eric and Andrea from our past stays, but we wondered, how they would manage the inn on their own. Well, to say it in two words: wonderful and perfect! The house itself didn't change at all - except Eric dug out the ground under the house and built in a home for his wife and their three children. That's a thing, guests usually won't notice. (By the way - the kids are very sweet and very well behaved.) The rooms are cozy and, as I mentioned, nicely decorated. One of the exceptionell great things of the house is the breakfast It always consists of three things: First some bread or muffins or cake, then a starter of fruit in various forms (for example with jogurth and home made granola) and then the main course, sweet or not sweet (varies). So you get French Toast with creme cheese and blueberries - not really sweet (what I like), but you can sweeten it with maple syrup if you want; or you get some quiche with bacon, several vegies and baked with cheese. Of course you get coffee or tea and some juices (you can choose). And one more thing: the portions are humongous! Besides the house and the breakfast (that, by the way, Eric makes) the most important point are the innkeepers. They are so nice and helpfull, talking with their guests, giving information and so on. So, we can only recommend the place. Just relax on the front porch or on the gazebo on the lake, or take a trip on the mailboat Sophie "C" on lake Winnipesaukee, or do great shopping in the Tilton outlet mall or ...


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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Lakeside

Airport

Manchester, NH (MHT) 40 miles

Directions to property:

I-93 North to exit 20, then follow directions to property.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Beach, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Nature area, N.H. Speedway, Shaker Village, White Mountain Attractions, Outlet Shopping, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Ski area

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Ceiling fans, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, VCR, Videos , Turn down service with mint on pillow

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Kayaking, Paddle boat and rowboat on premesis, kayaking, Shopping, Snow shoe trails, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited 12 years and older
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends-2 night min.
  • Deposit Amount Required: 1 nights stay or 1/2 total multiple nights
  • Cancellations: Two weeks prior to arrival date.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

John & Cindy Becker

Languages spoken

English

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Meals

Breakfast

Gourmet

  • Time Served: 8am-9:30am
  • Serving Location: Overlooking the lake, On the 60' Veranda, Breakfast Room, Dining Room

Special meal options

Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free, Diabetic


Signature Dish

Peach Melba French Toast


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100 Lower Bay Rd , Sanbornton, Sanbornton, NH 03269 USA (Show map)

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