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Shopping for A Lake Home on a Beer Budget


Purchase a Dock on the Lake of your Choice is Step 1.

Purchase a Dock on the Lake of your Choice is Step 1.


The perfect lake home scenario is  3+ bedrooms, 2 baths, level 1 acre lot, deep water dock with a sandy beach facing westerly for all day sun and sunsets.  If your looking for that home on any of the larger lakes, Winnipesaukee, Squam, Sunapee, Winnisquam, Ossipee, Newfound, Merrymeeting, Wentworth, or Waukewan prices for a 3 bedroom year round camp starts at $550,000 and go steeply up from there. 

What about a newer home with shared access to a private beach on a lake of your choice. You can readily find a 3 bedroom, 2 bath home with a garage for $350,000 range.  The tough part is finding that home with a dock for your boat.


Step 2 a home close to the lake with private beach access.

Step 2 a home close to the lake with private beach access.


The problem is we all want everything now. For those willing to wait there is a wonderful option to enjoy the lake now on a beer budget. An owned boat slip.  Take the hassle out of trailering your boat and purchase a slip.

Steps to waterfront success. 

1. Purchase your boat. Possibly a Boat large enough to overnight on. 

2. Find a lake you enjoy and buy a slip you can enjoy with your family.

3. Buy a home within a short drive of the dock you own.

4. Sell the dock and the home and purchase a waterfront home of your dreams.

6. Another option here is to buy the home with private beach access, the dock and the boat and start the fun right away.  

Your lake access home will be the perfect to enjoy skiing, snowmobiling and all summer sports on the water to hiking and golfing.

This process may not happen overnight but you can enjoy the lake and build family memories or you can sit at home and dream. The time to act is now!      


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Your Final Goal is to Find a home on the Water with a sandy beach.


For information on lake homes call 1-888-737-5550 or e-mail at  or visit our websites to view lake homes or docks in New Hampshire at or

Contact Carl Sack or Paula Hinckley   #nhlakesrealty


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