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.

 

 

Center Harbor Neck Center Harbor NH 03226

MLS Number 4351921

  • Land
  • Acreage 67
  • Waterfront 550
  • Zoning Residential

Unbelievable opportunity to own 67+/- acres with 550 ft. of frontage on Big Squam Lake. Two lots of record. Permits in place for six bedroom home and 50 foot dock! Westerly exposure with awesome sunsets! Come live the Dream on "Golden Pond". Subject to property line adjustment with lot 15.

Listed by Robert Williams of Coldwell Banker RB/Center Harbor

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Mouse Center Harbor NH 03226

Center Harbor, NHMouse Road

Price$1,300,000

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MLS Number 4512413

  • Land
  • Acreage 10.7
  • Area Near Shopping
  • Waterfront 82
  • Zoning AR

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 of Coldwell Banker RB/Center Harbor

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40 NH Route 113 Route Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH40 NH Route 113 Route

Price$599,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4756698

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,840
  • Acreage 1.6

Purchased in 2004, this former church was converted to one of the areas premier summer theater venues. Renovated to include 2 bathrooms, central air conditioning, a 400 amp electrical service, an updated septic system and a drilled well, this property, with 158 feet of waterfront on the Squam Channel between Big Squam and Little Squam, has a wide array of potential uses. Seeing is believing. See attached Zoning regs for General Residential.

Listed by Jerry Love of Peabody and Smith Realty/Holderness

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7 Drews Landing Ashland NH 03217

Ashland, NH7 Drews Landing

Price$549,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4792946

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 1
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Square Feet 1,300

A rare opportunity to own a private sanctuary on Squam River with 1800 feet of river frontage, a private dock and the ability to easily navigate into Little and Big Squam. Enjoy seasonal boating, kayaking, fishing and water skiing! Property abuts the Owl Brook with a conservation easement to ensure a lifetime of views! This immaculate, year round home lovingly named Stillwater Cottage built in 1992 is nestled in the woods, beautifully situated on 6.74 private acres with spectacular natural views! You will appreciate the meticulous interior featuring a nice entry, bright first floor master bedroom with a view, 3/4 bath, functional kitchen w/pantry closet, inviting open concept dining area and living room with door leading to a wonderful screened porch and patio overlooking the river. You might capture sight of a Bald Eagle fishing or a pair of Loons at their annual nesting spot. Upstairs there is a study (can sleep 4) and loft (w/full pullout couch). Currently can sleep 8 people. Central AC for those hot summer nights. Property has a 4 bedroom state approved septic system and has two campsites along the river that can be used for overflow guests. Great large/small mouth bass fishing, hike at nearby Squam Mountain Range, snowmobile trails are accessible from your back door, ski at all I93 ski areas and enjoy concerts at NH Bank Pavilion! Easy I93 access, 2 hours to Boston! Enjoy Squam life!

Listed by Robin Dionne of Coldwell Banker RB/Laconia Court St.

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109 Thompson Street Ashland NH 03217

Ashland, NH109 Thompson Street

Price$199,000

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MLS Number 4765932

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 3
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Square Feet 2,200

Large Country 4 bedroom 3 full bathroom house with 3 car garage. Sloping pastures that lead to Squam River. Sit and relax on one of 2 enclosed porches. Plenty of room for the entire family with a large living room upstairs and a large family room downstairs. This home once was 2 apartments and with proper approvals could be converted back if you so chose!

Listed by Deb Hughes Perdue of Elaine Hughes Realty Group, LLC

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