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.

 

 

78/107 Portage Pass, Moultonborough, NH 03254

Price$9,500,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4604271

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Kristin Claire
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Bathroom 4
  • Construction Existing

Nestled into Bean Cove, in Moultonborough with 24.94+/- acres and 500' of frontage on the southeastern shores of Squam Lake, this property has all of the elements of the classic great camp; unspoiled scenery, privacy and a rugged design that celebrates nature and a remarkable heritage of regional craft and building tradition. Completed in 2006, the house is built of stone and hand-peeled pine and includes 5 bedroom suites, 7 stone fireplaces, a large screened porch with doors that open to the central living space, Great Room, a second floor game room and a lower level gym and theater. Sandy shoreline features include a large, walk-in beach, new 1-bay boathouse and a one room cottage with fireplace and deck built over the lake. Abuts conserved land.

Listed by Kristin Claire of LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire

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3 Winona Road 2A
Meredith NH, 03253
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288 Metcalf Road, Sandwich, NH 03227

Price$2,595,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4697257

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Brian Neidhardt
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3
  • Construction Existing

This is the quintessential Squam Lake property. Situated on 3.8 private acres with 300' of waterfront, this home is truly what lake living is all about. Facing Jimmy Point with Red Hill in the distance you have long picturesque views especially with the close proximity of the home to the water. Inside you will find a large great room with a wood burning fireplace and cathedral ceilings. The country style kitchen allows for easy conversations with family and guests taking in the lake views. Two large bedrooms on the first floor with private baths make one level living very easy. The open loft has two rooms for guests, a shared full bath and reading nook. The large screen porch and wrap around deck is where you spend the evenings with drink in hand as you enjoy the calm serenity of this location. The bunk cabin was added in 2007 and matches the interior and exterior finish of the main house. The cabin has a gas stove with exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. It too has a nice screen porch to be enjoyed. At the lakefront you have a floating dock with a swim raft off shore. This particular section of Squam Lake is extremely calm and perfect for boating of all kinds. Additional features include central air and a large basement for storing all the extras. This property has been lovingly cared for and it shows to all that enter. Very short drive to Sandwich and Holderness. This property will not disappoint.

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

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3 Winona Road 2A
Meredith NH, 03253
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69 Kesumpe Point Road, Holderness, NH 03245

Price$2,499,999

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4689392

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Jerrod Mitchell
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 4
  • Construction Existing

Luxurious custom built Squam home with breath taking views of Red Hill. Located on Kesumpe Cove boasting 100' of private lake frontage and intricate landscaping. Detailed home throughout with custom Chalon English furniture cabinets in kitchen & Greene and Greene style one of kind woodwork along stair casing. Inviting screen porch seating area overlooks the water. Field stone fireplace in living area provides warmth and charm. Master Suite overlooking a private veranda is perfect for evening relaxing or morning coffee. Moments to town for shopping and delicious local restaurants. Come discover the magic of Squam Lake, NH's most sought after body of water.

Listed by Jerrod Mitchell of Peabody and Smith Realty/Holderness

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3 Winona Road 2A
Meredith NH, 03253
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725 Squam Lake, Sandwich, NH 03227

Price$2,495,000

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MLS Number 4674289

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Susan Bradley
  • Bedrooms 4
  • Bathroom 5
  • Construction Existing

This special home, up a long, winding drive, overlooks Squam Lake and has a fabulous, charming waterside cabin with screened porch and fieldstone fireplace. The home was built with Craftsman details and is welcoming and comfortable. The Great Room is spacious and has walls of windows. A beautiful fieldstone fireplace is an attractive focal point. It opens to both the Great Room and the Dining Room. The kitchen is a cook's dream with ample work space and top of the line appliances. A convenient main level master bedroom includes a spa-like bath. Also on the main level there is a private office and a den. The second level has two large bedrooms and a library. A walkout lower level has radiant in-floor heat and a hook-up for a wood stove. It included a large workshop, game room area, resistance pool area and a private office. The waterfront is lovely. Views are picturesque. The waterside cabin is a perfect retreat. This is a unique and private home in an estate-like setting.

Listed by Susan Bradley of Coldwell Banker RB/Laconia Court St.

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3 Winona Road 2A
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193 Metcalf Road Road, Sandwich, NH 03227

Price$2,300,000

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MLS Number 4707131

  • Residential Single Family
  • Listing Agent Name Lisa Wardlaw
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 2
  • Bedrooms 4

Enjoy the utmost tranquility on this incredibly private parcel situated on a cove of Squam Lake under East Rattlesnake, with Western exposure. Sit on your deck or your dock to admire the sunsets glistening across the lake, and listen to the abundant wildlife surrounding you. What a special location this is! The house is dated and needs some work, but is located close to the lake with gardens and level ground behind it. Abutting this special parcel is a huge tract of wetlands in a conservation easement and more than 1000 feet of waterfront. This too could be yours for an additional $100,000 to the sales price. The property also has rights to a shared clay tennis court on Metcalf Road. What a special place to come and totally relax, especially in today's hectic world.

Listed by Lisa Wardlaw of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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3 Winona Road 2A
Meredith NH, 03253
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