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$3,595,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4740822

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Adam Dow
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bedrooms 4

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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Mouse Center Harbor NH 03226

Price$1,300,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4512413

  • Land
  • 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 of Coldwell Banker RB/Center Harbor

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36 Center Harbor Neck Center Harbor NH 03226

MLS Number 4478517

  • Land
  • Listing Agent Name Fred Perry
  • Acreage 5.25
  • Waterfront 364
  • Zoning Res.

Squam Lake with lots of privacy! This lot has a suitable building location ready for your get away plans. With 364' +/- of waterfront, shallow, conservation easement, mooring allowed. Lot is part of the Sturtevant Cove Association with shared beach, docks and canoe racks. Annual association fee.

Listed by Fred Perry of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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283 River Ashland NH 03217

MLS Number 4670894

  • Boat Dock Boat Facility
  • Listing Agent Name Michelle Eastman
  • Water Body Name Squam Lake

Hard to find and sought after Squam Lake boathouse with private sitting quarters! After a fun filled afternoon of watersports, fishing or just cruising around Golden Pond, come back to your private attached living area complete with screens for those warm summer evenings. This 9' x 20.5' covered slip is located right at Riveredge Marina with direct access to Squam Lake. Your boat can be lifted and stored inside the boathouse for the winter. Exclusive amenities include use of clubhouse, bathhouse, common areas, ship store and year round full service marina. Don't miss this opportunity, be ready for the lake this summer!

Listed by Michelle Eastman of Michelle Eastman Realty, LLC

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283 River Ashland NH 03217

MLS Number 4663781

  • Boat Dock Boat Facility
  • Listing Agent Name Michelle Eastman
  • Water Body Name Squam Lake

This enclosed boathouse at Riveredge Marina is in a fantastic location! Protect your boat all year long and be ready for the upcoming boating season! Easy access to Squam Lake for days of great fishing, waterskiing and all the water sports you can squeeze in for the day. Exclusive amenities include clubhouse with deck overlooking Squam Lake, storage, picnic areas, bath house, ship store and full service year round marina. Easy access of I-93 makes this location ideal for those looking for quick lake access during those hot summer days. Central to great restaurants, shopping and all four season attractions.

Listed by Michelle Eastman of Michelle Eastman Realty, LLC

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