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.

 

 

85 Portage Pass Moultonborough NH 03254

Moultonborough, NH85 Portage Pass

Price$7,900,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4792633

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 4
  • Bedrooms 5
  • Square Feet 4,271

Ideally situated in the serenity of Bean Cove on Big Squam Lake you will find this spectacular once in a life time property. Here you will find 14.96 acres, 10.96 acres of which is in current use leaving you with very favorable property taxes for such a special property.(4 Acres not in current use) Boasting over 850 feet of exclusive water front "On Golden Pond" providing the ultimate in privacy. Entire western boundary forested area has permanent Conservation Easement , protecting it forever. Meander down the long private drive through the mature forest and you will arrive lakeside to your Squam Lakeside Compound. Here you will find 4 Cabins. You will find first the "Lodge" featuring large open family game area for all your summer fun. There is then the Master Cabin, Guest Cabin and Summer Kitchen with Family Room Cabin. All are lakeside cabins. The "Summer Kitchen" dining area comfortably seats 12 people for sit down meals and has seating for 8 more people in family room. This building is fully screened making an all day gathering space for all to enjoy. Oversized septic system leaving many expansion possibilities! Two large docks have room for all your water toys that you need to enjoy life on Squam Lake. Enjoy the regulation sized tennis court that also has a basketball hoop! Just minutes to Center Harbor. Exquisite Privacy, soaring pines, brilliant Sunsets and crystal clear water will provide with everything you need to start making memories for generations to come!

Listed by Danielle McIntosh and 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

Est. Mortgage: $/month

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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14 Horizon Moultonborough NH 03254

Moultonborough, NH14 Horizon Way

Price$179,000

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MLS Number 4771750

  • Land
  • Acreage 12.13
  • Zoning RA

MOULTONBORO: Looking to build your dream home in a great location with shared private beach rights on Squam Lake? This wonderful water-access lot has been cleared and the driveway is roughed in. There is a septic design available. As a property owner in the Sturtevant Cove Association you will enjoy the beautiful sandy beach, day dock, gazebo, and possible mooring/dock on Big Squam. These amenities are less than a mile away from the property. Your access to Center Harbor (grocery store, restaurants, shops and more) is just around the corner. The property abuts over 100 acres of Conservation land to offer amazing protection and privacy. This is a wonderful opportunity to "get on the lake" and start making memories!

Listed by Bronwen Donnelly of Maxfield Real Estate/Center Harbor

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283 River Ashland NH 03217

Ashland, NH283 River, Unit 83

Price$159,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4760225

  • Boat Dock Boat Facility
  • Water Body Name Squam Lake

SQUAM LAKE - Not only do you get a beautiful boathouse to keep your boat protected during the summer, but you get a large private attached living area to kick back in after your long day out on Golden Pond! Complete with screened doors, shelves and cupboard space for your goodies, this 10'x19.5' boathouse with additional living room is located in the Asquam Boathouse located at Riveredge Marina. Boathouses are hard to come by on Squam Lake so spare no time securing your spot for summers to come. Riveredge Marina offers owners amenities including use of the pavilion/clubhouse, bathhouse, picnic areas, ship store and full service marina. Add in beautiful Little Squam Beach across the street and you have your one stop for summer fun! Located only minutes to I93 for easy access, close to fantastic restaurants and shopping and centrally located in the Lakes Region.

Listed by Michelle Eastman of Michelle Eastman Realty, LLC

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