Northwood, NH 

Under the Elm

308 Ridge Road
Northwood, NH 03261 US

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Rates: $85 to $140
Total Rooms: 4


Circa 1742. Classic appointments define this historic New England Dormered Cape with antiques and traditional furnishings. Hike the 41 acres of pasture, woodlands and a beaver pond. Pick wild berries. The three-season porch overlooks the two-acre lawn and flower gardens. Play horseshoes, volleyball and badminton. The Common Room has games, books, TV/DVD/VCR and a movie library. Read or chat in the alcove area at the top of the stairs. Stay in a comfortable guest bedroom or in the suite with a whirlpool tub and sitting room. A generous breakfast is served on china and crystal at the tiger-grained table with Windsor chairs in the fireside dining room with wide plank floors and beamed ceiling. The central location is on the Strafford-Bow Lake Center bike route.Location: Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $85 to $140
Payment types accepted include Personal Checks and Travelers Checks.
Rooms: This property has 4 total guest accommodations, 2 with private bath, 1 two-bedroom suite.
The types of beds available include Double.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two nights Peak Autumn Fall Colors; Three nights for NH International Speedway Race weekends
Cancellation: NH International Speedway Race Weekends - 30 Days, other dates - 14 days
Smoking: Smoke Free Property.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Full Gourmet Breakfast and Vegetarian Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Air Conditioning, Cable TV, Television, VCR, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Bathrobes and Bath Amenities.
Amenities On Site: Library, Parlor Games, Copy Machine, Phone, Fax, Fireplace, Television, VCR and DVD.


Events Hosted: Family Reunions.
Other Activities: Amusement Park, Antiquing, Art Galleries, Beaches, Bicycling, Canoeing/Kayaking, Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Live Theater, Museums, Parks, Shopping (Local Crafts), Skiing Cross Country, Sports Events, Major College, Tennis and Water Sports.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

Pasquale's, Johnson's, Vegetarian Restaurant.

Historic Interest

Initial structure built in 1782 and completed in 1820. In the 1880s, John Mark Moses, the famous authority on genealogy, lived here and spent much of his time studying the early history of the region. His work is captured in three volumes that can be found at the NH Historical Society. The site was the largest peach orchard in NH (no longer in operation).
Historic Awards: City Historical Site (Granted).
Historic sites nearby: Northwood Historic Museum (4 miles), NH Historic Museum in Concord, capital of NH (15 miles), Portsmouth (NH port city) the quintessential seaside town rooted deeply in early American history (25 miles)

Romantic Interest

Large two-acre lawn with lovely flower gardens and covered well. Private, on 41 acres of pasture, woodlands and beaver pond. Places to hike and sit and enjoy nature. Suite with whirlpool tub, dining room with fireplace, beamed ceiling and wide plank floors. Three-season porch overlooking the large lawn and pasture.