Squam Lake Real Estate Town Information

Squam Lakes NH Property - On Golden Pond 

Take yourself back to the 1930’s when travelers took the train from New York or Boston up to New Hampshire to spend a week or summer on Squam Lake.  Fast forward to 2017 get in yourSquam Lake real estate view of squam lakefront homes for sale canoe and start exploring the shores of Big Squam Lake. Much of the shoreline remains as it was at the turn of the century, woods! There are large estates on the lake but most are deep in the woods and not visible from the shore. Much of the shoreline is in conservation never to be built on.  Squam is the second largest lake in NH. Traveling around the lake don’t expect to find anything more than woods, hiking trails, deer, moose, a few country stores, art galleries or an Inn along the way. 

Ashland NH

Ashland is home to Little Squam. Ashland lies just about in the center of NH. Little Squam is dotted with cottages and two marinas a Wooden Covered Bridge where you can find gas, docking and boating supplies. The town has a small downtown where you can find a gourmet restaurant, groceries and lumber store for projects. Major ski resorts are 30 minutes north.   

Holderness NH

Holderness is dotted with bed and breakfasts and is located Big Squam Lake and Little Squam. You can boat from Big Squam to Little Squam and the public boat launch is located just north of the bridge dividing the two lakes.  Jet skis are allowed but not welcome on this scenic quiet lake.   Plan on a visit to Squam Lakes Science Center an education center with NH native animals in natural settings. Cannon, Loon or Waterville Ski Areas are 30 minutes north of town.  The Holderness School a well-known prep school is located in town on the Plymouth town line. 

Sandwich NH

Sandwich a large rural town known as the cultural center of the NH lakes region has numerous art galleries at the town center. In October you can visit the Sandwich Fair, an agricultural fair that we visit every Columbus Day weekend.  The town was recently ranked by Yankee Magazine # 8 in the top fall foliage towns to visit.  You will find numerous hiking trails and scenic farms dotting the landscape around the town and Squam Lake.  

Moultonborough NH

Moultonborough has miles of shoreline on Squam Lake and Lake Winnipesaukee resulting in some of the lowest property taxes in New Hampshire. There is a small town center with a general store, gas station, restaurants you must visit along with shops. Boating, hiking, and snowmobiling are popular in this resort town. There some great hiking trails at Castle in the Clouds or the Red Hills. 

Center Harbor NH

Center Harbor has waterfront shoreline on Squam and Winnipesaukee. The town center is located on the shoreline of Lake Winnipesaukee. In town, you have a grocery store with an excellent bakery, art galleries and is known as the quilting headquarters for NH.  There are some excellent restaurants in town with my favorite being Canoe. Center Harbor is also the winter berth for the Mount Washington Cruise Ship. There is boating activity to be had on Big Squam Lake along with golfing, hiking and biking. In the winter you can snowmobile, cross-country ski, snowshoe ice fish, ice skate, and major ski resorts are close by.  

Squam Lake Local Area Activities, Events & Attractions

  • Biking and Hiking - trails and opportunities are plentiful in the area. The popular Red Hill trails are in Moultonborough.
  • Boating - a state maintained launch ramp is located in Holderness, next to the Science Center, providing easy access to Big Squam Lake and Little Squam.
  • Castle in the Clouds - a historic hillside property that can be toured, with views over the lakes region. A great picnic spot!
  • Fishing - Squam Lake is well known for Landlocked Salmon fishing, but other species like Rainbow Trout, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass, Pickerel and Perch are also to be found.
  • Golf - Several courses are available in the area and throughout the Lakes Region.
  • Islands - there are over 30 islands within the boundaries on Squam Lake. Many are owned by the association and visitors are welcome.
  • Sandwich Fair - an annual Columbus Day Weekend family fair.
  • Skiing - Ski resorts are located 10 – 45 minutes away.
  • Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - a natural science discovery center with events, live animal exhibits, cruises, gardens and more, is located in Holderness.

Notable Local Town Profiles

  • Ashland is at the southern end of Little Squam. Its small downtown area features restaurants, groceries, and a hardware store. Under the Covered Bridge at the south end of the lake you will find Squam River Landing / Riveredge Marina, a full-service marina with gas and docking available.
  • Center Harbor is a quiet and picturesque New England lakeside town. Its village area is actually located shores of neighboring Lake Winnipesaukee.
  • Holderness is located with shoreline access to both Big Squam Lake and Little Squam Lake. Holderness has a small downtown with a restaurant with docking and a marina.
  • Moultonborough has its town center located off Route 25. Home to the popular hiking trails at Red Hill and the Castle in Clouds where you can enjoy lunch at the famed castle overlooking Lake Winnipesaukee.
  • Sandwich is one of the largest towns in Carroll County. Along with having miles of shoreline, Sandwich has an active artist community in the center of town. It is also home to the annual Sandwich Fair, historic buildings and plenty of open space.

 

 

44 Marden Point Road, Holderness, NH 03245

Price$3,700,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4719169

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Linda Fields
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bedrooms 4

Perfectly perched on over an acre, 44 Marden Point captures the essence of Squam Lake. This home was thoughtfully designed with views in mind. Details make a difference; an incredible 4 season Great Room boasting a floor to ceiling wood burning field stone fireplace, a wide open hall providing views from all 1st floor rooms, the chef's kitchen with top of the line appliances, dining and living room with fire places and water views, and a first floor Master Bedroom featuring unobstructed lake views and a private patio. Lot's of room for guests here! Three additional bedrooms each include adjoining baths and the larger bedroom offers another gas fire place. The driveway has been newly paved and there's even a huge storage shed for additional toys. With almost 700 feet of water frontage, 3 docks and an open covered boathouse that will accommodate two boats, you have a multitude of options. If you like outdoor entertaining you will appreciate the deck overlooking the lake and the patio overlooking a park like setting. Discover 4 seasons of activity in this relaxing retreat.

Listed by Linda Fields of Coldwell Banker RB/Center Harbor

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271 Metcalf Road, Sandwich, NH 03227

Price$3,145,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4721068

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Lisa Wardlaw
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 4

An incredible find on Squam Lake! This beautiful lake house has seen a complete renovation throughout the Spring and Summer and is now in move-in condition. The kitchen and family room is a beautiful addition added more recently than the original house featuring granite counters, cherry cabinets, and a wood burning fireplace. There are new hardwood floors throughout of both oak and maple, and so many rooms throughout the house for small or large groups of people. The basement level has two sunny and bright bedrooms with a walkout family room complete with wood burning stove. The living and dining rooms on the main level have a shared fireplace opening into each room. Plus a fabulous screened porch. The outside features a wonderful deck, plus a covered sitting area below, or enjoy an early morning coffee on the dock with the morning sun. The details are numerous and the property is indeed very special. Don' miss this Squam Lake gem.

Listed by Lisa Wardlaw of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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74 Mountain Ivy Lane, Holderness, NH 03245

Price$1,999,999

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4691252

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Dana Armstrong
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 3

Located approximately 20 feet from the water's edge, you can relax on the screened porch that looks across Squam and enjoy the beautiful view of the Lake and Mountains. This updated three bedroom two bath lake home has the charm of the original cottage. Living room features brick fireplace with dining area that opens onto the screened porch. Master bedroom in located on the second floor with lake and Mountain views. Kitchen and bathrooms are updated for today's living. A detached 2 story bunk house is a child's dream and representative of the yesteryear. Property also offers a shed, heated garage, sitting deck on the water with private dock. Home is being sold fully furnished. Close to downtown Holderness, the Squam Lake Natural Science Center, and only 30-45 minutes from popular ski areas.

Listed by Dana Armstrong of Peabody and Smith Realty/Holderness

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193 Metcalf Road Road, Sandwich, NH 03227

Price$1,900,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4707131

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Lisa Wardlaw
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4

This is a Nature Lover's dream on Lily Cove, Squam Lake. Situated just below East Rattlesnake with hiking trails, and surrounded by conservation land, the setting is unbeatable, with abundant wildlife along with southwest exposure. Enjoy the utmost tranquility and listen to the loons calling from you dock or your deck, plus a wonderful screened porch overlooking the waterfront and a gorgeous wetlands area to the right. One looks across to a small island, with no other house in sight. The lot is level with signs of both flower and vegetable gardens surrounding the house. Included is a shared clay tennis court on Metcalf Road. The abutting wetlands are in a conservation easement with room for a guest house on the land. This too could be yours for an additional $100,000 to the sales price. What a special place to come and totally relax. This is a rare find on a special part of Squam!!

Listed by Lisa Wardlaw of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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Center Harbor, NH 03226

Price$1,300,000

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MLS Number 4512413

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  • Listing Agent Name Robert Williams
  • Acreage 10.7
  • Area Near Shopping
  • Waterfront 100

Beautiful views of Big Squam. Westerly views with lots of privacy on this 10.7 acre parcel. 24' existing dock in place. Septic design, perc test and a site plan approval in process to update recently expired permit for 6 bedroom house. No drive bys please!

Listed by Robert Williams and Danielle McIntosh of Coldwell Banker RB/Center Harbor

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