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.

 

 

73 Bennett Cove Lane Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH73 Bennett Cove Lane

Price$7,900,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4991480

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 10
  • Bathroom 9
  • Square Feet 8,193

This rare Squam Lake offering is a haven for those seeking tranquility, a connection to nature, and a dash of historical charm. Located in the heart of the Lakes Region and situated at the base of the Squam Range, this 4 acre property boasts 335 feet of your own private waterfront in the serenity of Bennett Cove. Included is a main house with garage under, a detached barn with heated workshop, two seasonal cottages and an additional outbuilding. The main house that currently serves as a year-round residence, features an updated kitchen and living room with gorgeous fieldstone fireplace. The barn was recently fitted with solar panels that provide supplemental electricity for the house and is perfect for the storage of vehicles and boats. The two seasonal cottages that were built around the turn of the 20th century are reminiscent of a by-gone era at the lake. Set at the water's edge, the cottages are currently used for seasonal rental income. Both are constructed from rough sawn timbers and wide pine planking. And with three docks and a swim float, there is plenty of room to accommodate several boats and all your water toys. Whether you decide to continue to use the property as is or transform it into a new venture, it holds the promise of countless cherished memories and experiences at the lake. Seller is a licensed real estate agent.

Listed by Peter Francesco of Squam Lake Real Estate

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 6.94% last updated on May 23, 2024
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57 Morning Star Road Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH57 Morning Star Road

Price$4,800,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Open House

MLS Number 4996839

  • Residential Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sat 05/25 11:00 am. to 2:00 pm.
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 6
  • Bathroom 4

“Of all the paths you take in life, make some lead to the Lake”. Rare opportunity to own on Squam Lake, in one of the finest locations. Long, easterly lake views showcase Red Hill and jaw-dropping sunrises. Renovated by a local craftsman, this home features 4 bedrooms, single-level living, a great room for entertainment, 2 acres of property, and 140' of pure sugar-sand beach. A T-shaped dock and mooring ball are perfect for all kinds of water sports and the boating garage provides them with a perfect place to live. The detached 2-car garage boasts a guest house with 2 additional bedrooms for friends and family visits. Perfectly level and manicured property with various perennial offerings. Connectivity to the lake is unsurpassed. Moments to downtown Holderness by car or boat for shopping and fine dining. Once-in-a-lifetime spot, here is your chance to create memories on Golden Pond. Delayed showings begin at the Open House, Saturday, May 25th from 11-2 PM.

Listed by Jerrod Mitchell of Badger Peabody & Smith Realty/Holderness

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11 Vinga Court Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH11 Vinga Court

Price$2,500,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Open House

MLS Number 4989056

  • Residential Single Family
  • Next Open House: Sun 05/26 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3

Welcome to Big Squam. Updated 4 season contemporary offers commanding lake and mountain views from almost every room. The kitchen has high-end appliances with granite, center island and dining with a view.The layout is open and inviting with views only Squam can offer. Wood floors throughout the home with natural pine walls in many rooms. There is a first floor bedroom, a second floor bedroom with private bath and the primary bedroom is 23 ft by 24 feet with a spacious bath. The upper level offers bonus sleeping area. The home has 50 feet of private shoreline, plus 150+ feet of shared waterfront, a dock for your boat so you can access the 6790 acres this spectacular lake has to offer. The home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths plus a bonus sleeping area. Home has a 2 bedroom septic system. You also have a walkout unfinished basement for future expansion. A garage with plenty of parking. The home updates include Marvin Windows, Bosch 2023 Heating/AC. In addition to a special lifestyle on Squam you will find many hiking trails, attractions, restaurants, and golf courses close by. During the winter you can access Cannon, Loon, Waterville, Ragged or Tenney Ski Areas within 30 minutes.

Listed by Lady of the Lake Realty LLC

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Federal 30-year interest rate: 6.94% last updated on May 23, 2024
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11 Vinga Court Holderness NH 03245

Holderness, NH11 Vinga Court

Price$2,500,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Open House

MLS Number 4989028

  • Condo
  • Next Open House: Sun 05/26 12:00 pm. to 2:00 pm.
  • Square Feet 2,784
  • Bedrooms 3
  • New Contruction Existing

Welcome to Big Squam. Updated 4 season contemporary offers commanding lake and mountain views from almost every room. The kitchen has high-end appliances with granite, center island and dining with a view.The layout is open and inviting with views only Squam can offer. Wood floors throughout the home with natural pine walls in many rooms. There is a first floor bedroom, a second floor bedroom with private bath and the primary bedroom is 23 ft by 24 feet with a spacious bath. The upper level offers bonus sleeping area. The home has 50 feet of private shoreline, plus 150+ feet of shared waterfront, a dock for your boat so you can access the 6790 acres this spectacular lake has to offer. This home features 3 bedrooms, 3 baths plus a bonus sleeping area. Home has a 2 bedroom septic system. You also have a walkout unfinished basement for future expansion. A garage with plenty of parking. The home updates include Marvin Windows, Bosch 2023 Heating/AC. In addition to a special lifestyle on Squam you will find many hiking trails, attractions, restaurants, and golf courses close by. During the winter you can access Cannon, Loon, Waterville, Ragged or Tenney Ski Areas within 30 minutes.

Listed by Lady of the Lake Realty LLC

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$/month over payments
Federal 30-year interest rate: 6.94% last updated on May 23, 2024
* All Figures are estimates. Check with your bank or proposed mortgage company for actual interest rates.
This product uses the FRED® API but is not endorsed or certified by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

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