The Inn at Smith Cove Lake House & Vacation Rentals

Welcome to our
1894 Victorian Lake House
offering lakefront accommodations for up to 15 people.
ALL with private bath
and many with water
views, and seasonal vacation rentals on
Lake Winnipesaukee,
New Hampshire's
largest lake -
only 1.7 miles from
Bank of NH Pavilion.

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NEW ... This Smith Cove Lake House is ONLY AVAILABLE by the week as a house rental -
6 guest rooms for up to 15 people.
Single room reservations are no longer possible.

*** 3-night minimum stay available from August 18, 2024 - April 30, 2025 ***


Reserve your own four-season lake house for up to 15 guests on an acre of land on Lake Winnipesaukee’s Smith Cove, a quiet no wake area of the lake.

Rate includes boat dock for up to 25 foot boat.

This Smith Cove lake house was built in 1894 and is located in a quiet residential neighborhood. House features include charming accommodations for 15, a wrap around covered porch, beautifully landscaped grounds with shrubs and flowering gardens, private sandy beach for safe natural sand swimming, and covered gazebo on the dock. Boat slip available with prior arrangement at time of reservation.

Ideal for multi-generational family getaways or an escape with friends. Convenient to many Lake Region activities with all the comforts and safety systems for an extended stay.

This lake house has six bedrooms, all uniquely decorated and varying in size. One is on the first floor and five on the second floor, most with views of the lake. All rooms have queen beds, private baths, and air conditioners to insure your personal comfort.

The first floor room features a 2-person Jacuzzi and a garden view. Four of the second floor rooms have views of the lake and one corner room has a 4-poster bed with a garden view. Single rollaway beds are available to add to three of the rooms if your group is more than twelve. Additional accommodations are available upon request. Linens and towels for each room are provided at check in. Full laundry with washer and dryer is available in the mud room on the first floor off the newly renovated kitchen to maintain linens during your stay if needed.

Free Wi-Fi throughout to stay connected with friends, family or your business while enjoying the quiet relaxation that lake living has to offer.

Stay at Inn at Smith Cove when you come for a show at the Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion at Meadowbrook (only 1.7 miles away) for music, the Winnipesaukee Playhouse in Meredith offering year round theater, or plan a day of fun at Weirs Beach!

and the Best Rates ...
call direct - 1-603-293-1111

  All of the rooms in this Lake House have ...  
  • queen beds
  • air conditioners
  • FREE WiFi
  • many have lake views
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Selected as Editor's Picks in 1997 and 2006
and featured in the September/October 2012 issue
in an article by William Scheller titled
Fall Comes to the Lake Country of New Hampshire.
Lakefront Cottage Vacation Rentals  

Vacation RentalWe also have four lakefront Vacation Rental cottages available when extended stays are planned or more space is preferred.

These cottages vary in size but all are completely furnished. They are only a few steps from our private beach, a short walk from the Inn and each one offers a lake view!

Just bring your family and friends!
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  Come join us for year-round activities and relaxation.
Located just minutes from Bank of NH Pavilion and Weirs Beach attractions.
  For reservations and information call us at:
603-293-1111 Fax:
Your Hosts Bob & Maria Ruggiero welcome you to
The Inn at Smith Cove Lake House
19 Roberts Road Gilford, New Hampshire 03249
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