Townhouse Pond is located in Milton, New Hampshire, and is next to the Maine border.
The water spans 126 acres and has Frisbie Memorial Hospital, Hannaford Supermarket, and Portsmouth International Airport within 45 minutes of the lake while only 30 minutes from Rochester.
Townhouse Pond offers endless things to do under the sun, and when it comes to fishing, you are sure to find including rainbow trout, brown trout, smallmouth and largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, white perch, and black crappie, to name some.
For water-based activities, you can swim, canoe, kayak, and tube around. The lake provides a ramp on the west portion of the lake for boating. If you are more of a land person, you can relax and sightsee on the shore.
While enjoying your time at the lake, one of many things you can do is see some of the sights while grabbing a nosh at the local restaurants. Area favorites include Three Ponds Tavern & Restaurant, The Joint Bar & Grill, The Pink House, La Corona, and more.
Once you have enjoyed the town, you can visit some of the many parks and camps. Residents and visitors frequent Moose Mountain Recreation, Moose Mountains Reservation, Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park, and Lazy Frog Campground.
If you are not a woodsy person, there are plenty of other locations to explore. The Haunted Grandview Manor, Muddy Road Brewery, Sanford Country Club, and Skydive New England are within 45 minutes of the lake.
The Rochester Common is the city center and is an excellent place for the whole family. It has a playground, walking loop, sports field, and bandstand.
In addition, the Rochester Opera House has shows year-round for children and adults. It has a rich history and has an entirely moveable floor, which is hard to come by these days.
There are also several shopping malls in Rochester where you can find just about anything you are looking for. Rochester Crossing, Lilac Mall, and The Ridge Marketplace are some local favorites.
With so many things to do on and off Townhouse Pond, it's to wonder why this lake wouldn't be your home away from home.