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.

 

 

252 College Road Center Harbor NH 03226

Price$4,750,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4759343

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Square Feet 3,800

A truly magnificent property on Squam Lake! The gorgeous year-round house plus 3-bay garage with apartment above were built between 1988 and 1990 and are surrounded by spectacular stone walls done by the King Brothers plus lovely landscaping. There is a spacious open patio facing the lake, along with a very inviting screened porch. A pathway leads down to a natural sandy beach and beyond is the one-bay boathouse large enough for a good sized motor boat and storage for kayaks, plus a dock. The property abuts conservation land on all sides, with the NEFF walking trails just across the fence. In addition is an all-weather tennis court. The interior of the house has beautiful cherry woodwork cabinets, plus Douglas Fir beams and floors, and the detail work is exquisite. There are three bedrooms in the main part of the house, the master being on the first floor. Over the garage is a wonderful separate apartment with an additional 3 bedrooms and a family room. In all one can easily sleep 13! This is a special property in every way!! In addition to the privacy of the location, it is a 10 minute drive to Meredith or Center Harbor for shopping. Sellers would prefer not to close on this property until the end of September.

Listed by Lisa Wardlaw of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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44 Marden Point Road Holderness NH 03245

Price$3,595,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4740822

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 5,163

With nearly 700' of lake frontage, expansive docking, 2-bay boathouse, spectacular long views and a level lot, this 4 bedroom/6 bath lake house really does offer it all. Built in 2008, the house is the perfect combination of timeless class, relaxed lakefront living and high-level craftsmanship. Spacious 1st flr master suite with lake and mountain views opens to a private patio. Kitchen is outfitted to handle large groups with ease and features top of the line appliances, cabinets and finishes. The living room has a soaring ceiling, expansive views and is highlighted by a custom fieldstone fireplace. The star of the show is the 4-season great room flanked in reclaimed barn board and anchored by a 2-story, custom fieldstone fireplace. 2nd flr has 3 additional bedrooms, all with adjoining bathrooms. The bonus room mimics the look and feel of the great room and is currently set up as a sleeping space, but would also make a great man cave, family room or workout room. Lots of storage space: attached 2-bay garage, detached garage, shed and full basement. The lot is fantastic: 1.19 acres of level and naturally landscaped ground that is conducive to playing, relaxing and fully embracing the lake life. Enjoy time on the patio, the deck, or one of the 3 docks. Newly paved driveway and whole-house generator. The location is perfect, close to town, Meredith, Plymouth, I-93, and within 30 minutes of several major ski areas.

Listed by Adam Dow of Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains Realty

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271 Metcalf Road Sandwich NH 03227

Price$2,795,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4749882

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 5
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 4,596

Located on Metcalf Point in the northwest corner of Squam Lake is a rare property that provides both seclusion and southern exposure. 271 Metcalf Road sits well off the road on a large 3.4 acre lot with 250 feet of pristine Squam lakefront. The home has been lovingly maintained by the same family for many years with numerous recent improvements being made. The open concept home features a beautiful gourmet kitchen with commercial appliances, cherry cabinetry, granite countertops, radiant heat and slate floor. The kitchen opens to a dining/living room with chestnut floors and a soapstone fireplace. The great room features exposed beams with a large two sided brick fireplace and large picture windows for natural light. You have a large master suite on the first floor which makes one level living very easy. The lower level was just renovated with maple floors, custom kitchenette along with a new bath. If you like to entertain in the warmer months you have a large screen porch with a vaulted wood ceiling and a composite elevated deck with ample seating. If you need a home office or private study you have both available and each have their own wood burning fireplace. Landscaping here blends well with the surroundings with stone walkways and natural stone patios. If you are a dog lover there are two fenced in areas. Launch canoes and kayaks from your dock or just sit back and take in the sunsets that Squam Lake otherwise known as Golden Pond will share with you.

Listed by Brian Neidhardt of Four Seasons Sotheby's Int'l Realty

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69 Kesumpe Point Road Holderness NH 03245

Price$2,495,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

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MLS Number 4753595

  • Residential Single Family
  • Next Open House: Wed 17th 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 3

Custom built 3 bedroom, 4 bath open concept Adirondack home with long lake and mountain views and crystal clear water, all on a beautifully landscaped and level lot. The views are simply breathtaking and stretch all the way to the Sandwich Range. This home was meticulously designed with high attention to detail and quality materials throughout. The main living area features a completely open concept layout, conducive to today's lifestyle. Custom kitchen with professional appliances and Chalon cabinetry opens to a the living and dining area, anchored by a custom built fieldstone fireplace. The main living area opens to a spacious screened porch overlooking the lake and mountains. 3 bedroom suites on the second floor, including a fantastic master suite complete with fireplace, private balcony overlooking the lake, walk-in closet and large and luxurious bath. Private dock and professionally landscaped lot with patio, irrigation, and fire pit. 2 car attached garage, central air, whole house generator. Very close to Holderness Village, I-93, several major ski areas. Easy access to and from Boston!

Listed by Adam Dow of Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains Realty

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22 Alvord Road Holderness NH 03245

Price$2,450,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4752758

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 1,730

Set just 30 feet from the lake, this four bedroom one and a half bath cottage is reminiscent of the quintessential Squam Lake retreat. Whether it's storytelling in front of the fieldstone fireplace, gathering in the country kitchen to prepare a meal, enjoying dinner in the waterside dining room or listening to the call of the loons from the screened-in porch, this is the place where lifelong memories have been made. Situated just outside of town, the cottage is set on a private lot with 222 feet of sandy bottomed waterfront and southerly views across the lake. Walk to town or a short drive to many area attractions.

Listed by Joseph Dussault and Jacalyn Dussault of Dussault Real Estate LLC

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