The historic Horse & Hound is a renovated 12-bedroom White Mountain vacation rental on 8 lovely acres. It sleeps 25 guests and is perfect for large groups and retreats. Continue reading below, or use our contact page for more information on rentals, including pricing.
Bedrooms at the White Mountain Vacation Rental
Upstairs, each of the guest rooms in the vacation rental is furnished with local handmade solid maple furniture. The linens and towels are 100% cotton and the blankets are 100% Pendleton wool. Nine of the bedrooms have a private ensuite bathroom and two pairs of bedrooms share a bathroom. For photos and more information on all the guests rooms, head here.
Downstairs Living Area in the White Mountains Rental
Upon entering the White Mountains rental, you’ll find a large, bright lobby and living area. The lobby leads to a cozy but spacious library that overlooks the back lawn. Both the lobby and library have doors leading to the tavern with a bar area and plentiful seating. The spacious dining room has exposed wood beams and furniture from the original inn. The downstairs also has 4 half baths.
Vacation Rental Grounds
The 8 area property has a large flat lower lawn that is perfect for games. The lawn is adjacent to a large terrace that includes wicker furniture and cast iron tables and chairs. You can also enjoy the lovely garden with a farm table and charming greenhouse. The upper lawn leads into the forest, where you’ll find historic moss-covered rock walls and towering sugar maple trees. The property is bordered on one side by the magical Tucker Brook. Learn more about the terrace and back lawn and the garden and greenhouse.
The Horse & Hound sits on a quiet country road and has plenty of parking in its lot.
Location of the White Mountains Vacation Rental
The Horse & Hound is conveniently located right off Interstate 93 and is a two-hour and 15 minute straight shot from Boston. It is a similar distance to Portland and Burlington, so it is easily accessible to a number of airports.
The History of the Horse & Hound Lodge
The Horse & Hound opened in 1946 as a tasteful inn, tavern and restaurant. It was meant to attract those coming to Cannon Mountain, which had just opened the first passenger aerial tramway in North America.
With three fireplaces, knotty pine paneling and an expansive lawn and gardens, the inn welcomed everyone from Hollywood stars to local outdoor enthusiasts and quickly established a reputation for great food, elegant lodging and warm hospitality. Read more on the history of the lodge here.
Activities Nearby the White Mountain Vacation rental
The Horse & Hound vacation rental is located in Franconia Notch in the rugged White Mountains. The area is known for the numerous 4000-footers. The trailheads of Lafayette, Lincoln, Cannon, and the Kinsmans, are all easily accessible from the lodge. The White mountains vacation rental also has access to numerous other amazing hikes.
The local mountain and road biking is also some of the best in the northeast, all accessible out the front door. The property features its own hiking trails and is linked with an extensive hiking and mountain biking trail system. And the base of Cannon Mountain is two miles up the road, where you can take a tram to the summit (or hike) and enjoy Echo Lake at the base, with a beach and boat rentals. More info on nearby activities here.
How to Rent the Horse & Hound Lodge
The Horse & Hound is no longer renting individual rooms. It must be rented in its entirety, so it’s perfect for large groups and retreats. For more information on rentals, including pricing use our contact page.