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.

 

 

25 Glen Cove Road Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH25 Glen Cove Road

Price$2,200,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Active With Contract

MLS Number 4866812

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3
  • Square Feet 2,272

Exceptional opportunity on the shores of Squam Lake! This fully updated, year round home sits on a meticulously landscaped lot just steps away from the water. The property features a sandy beach, spectacular southeasterly views, a detached, oversized two car garage making this an ideal primary or second home. Built in 2007, the home design features an open concept living, kitchen and dining area, hardwood flooring throughout, with windows and doors framing a commanding view of the lake and mountains. Ample room for entertaining indoors and out. From the living and dining area, sliding doors open onto a covered porch with a large, brick patio leading to your own sandy beach with a brand new dock to be installed. Included on the first floor is the primary bedroom with full bath and whirlpool and a second ½ bath with laundry. Upstairs, are two additional, good sized bedrooms and a full bath. An additional room that can be used for a den or family room overlooks the water is on this level as well. The garage is heated and plumbed with space for a workshop. Above there is ample room for storage or possibly additional living space. Come see why this is the perfect place to call home.

Listed by Raymond Newton of Peabody and Smith Realty/Holderness

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334 Center Harbor Neck Road Center Harbor NH 03226

MLS Number 4868320

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,600

This unique and enchanting property includes a beautiful post and beam home, lovingly built with timbers from the land. A large open concept main floor is gracefully divided into various sections of living and features a dramatic vaulted ceiling. A state of the art kitchen is on the first floor, a master bedroom on the second floor. A guest house, built in 2006, opens off the outside decking and has two additional bedrooms, a loft, 3/4 bath and large enclosed porch. Perennial gardens surround and contribute to the beauty of the setting. A long pathway through story book woods leads to an oversized dock on Squam Lake, which is removed in the winter months. Additionally there is a .65 acre lot included in the sale that has access to the beach in the Sturtevant Cove Association, a wonderful plus. Much of the property is in conservation, and the owners plan to also proceed with an easement on the .65 acre lot, while still affording access to the beach area. One has to visit this property to really appreciate its beauty and charm. Its peace and privacy reflect the essence of life on Squam Lake.

Listed by Lisa Wardlaw of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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744 Squam Lake Road Sandwich NH 03227

Sandwich, NH744 Squam Lake Road

Price$1,999,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Active With Contract

MLS Number 4809847

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathroom 3
  • Square Feet 2,606

Hill House is located In Sandwich, NH. Here you will find the unique combination of a private mountain retreat with sweeping views across Gorgeous Squam Lake to the distant mountains and phenomenal Sunsets across the lake and a sandy beach on Squam Lake. You will quickly learn why the this Lake has adopted the name of "On Golden Pond ". This property is unique as it is rare for any property with with 365 feet of water frontage to offer this much privacy. Located high on a hill with 41+ acres with hiking access to Eagle Cliff and Red Hill trails directly out you back door. The beach area offers outstanding views across the lake as well as docking and a swim raft. The home faces the lake with a wall of windows for allowing for great light in the home and always looking at the outstanding views. The home has beautiful stone fire place, large family room, 4 bedrooms, sleeping loft, an office currently being used as a guest room, nice deck and beautiful large screen porch for you to enjoy on summer evenings. Radiant floor heat by oil and a back up generator and you are set to enjoy property year round. Property has conservation easement on property and ROFR held by Squam Lakes Conservation Society to ensure property remains protected for generations to come. Also property is in "current use" which means lower property taxes! Subject to weekly summer rentals. SAS pending.

Listed by Danielle McIntosh and Robert Williams of Coldwell Banker Realty Center Harbor NH

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Squam Lane Ashland NH 03217

Ashland, NHSquam Lane

Price$775,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4851233

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction New Construction
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3
  • Square Feet 1,900

WATERFRONT on the Squam River provides easy boat access to Squam Lake! Brand new construction contemporary home with amazing water views and natural sunlight. 100' of waterfront features a dock and plenty of space for outdoor fun. Open floor plan allows for outstanding flow and entertaining. Kraftmaid kitchen cabinets are due in this week and will be set. Buyer to provide their own finishing touches to this home to make it their own! 3bed, 3bath provides plenty of space for all. Master bedroom has an amazing water view and large windows. Two decks facing the water. Town water & sewer and full foundation with 6' ceilings. Close to I93 for easy access for all the seasons!

Listed by Jerrod Mitchell of Peabody and Smith Realty/Holderness

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62 Collins Street Ashland NH 03217

Ashland, NH62 Collins Street

Price$249,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4873280

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 872

Experience this unique 2-acre property with 650 feet of frontage on both sides of the Squam River. Relaxing on your raised meditation spot as you listen to the water from Squam Lake, going into the Pemigewasset River. Stay active by fishing, canoeing, kayaking, and swimming. Conveniently located near the White Mountains for your winter activities. Hidden amongst the trees and out of view from the 750 feet of road frontage, you'll find this year-round 1977 single-wide manufactured home installed, gutted and converted into a single-level ranch in 1996. The main bedroom and bath suite, includes sliders to see the river when you wake up in the morning. A second bedroom and full bath at the other end of the home for your guest. Setup the mudroom as an office and work outside on the back deck. Enjoy the evening sitting in your enclosed sunroom by the wood stove as you view the river and watch the wildlife. Prepare your meals in the kitchen with eat-in dining, open concept to the living room with an additional wood stove. Entertain from multiple decks, a riverside fire pit, a beach along the river, and swimming holes. Landscaped gardens, pieces of artifacts including a replica of a lighthouse, and stone cairns throughout the property. Use the insulated workshop with a wood stove and electricity as is, or turn it into a cabin, just add town water and plumbing. Properties like this don't come along every day, so don't delay and risk missing this opportunity.

Listed by Judy Hernandez and Andrea DiDonato of BHHS Verani Moultonboro

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