Home to Keene State College and numerous bucolic farms and colonial homes – this region derives its name from beautiful Mount Monadnock – a popular southern NH destination. Monadnock property is enhanced by the hills, forests, and waters that offer an abundance of nature’s most treasured wonders with seasonal regularity. Pristine Walpole New Hampshire has been home to such current notables as Ken Burns and past notables as Louisa May Alcott. Peterborough is home to the MacDowell Art Colony a summer retreat for over 6,000 artists, musicians, and writers who have garnered a combined total of 61 Pulitzer Prizes. Well known as “Currier and Ives Country” this region of New Hampshire prides itself in its preservation of historic homes and buildings. Located in New Hampshire’s southwest corner, the Monadnock NH region is neighbor to Merrimack and Lake Sunapee regions.
Summit Meadow Farm offers an extraordinary opportunity not only to live on a truly amazing gentleman's estate but also an opportunity to engage in running the existing 100% all natural grass fed bison & beef farm. This 150 acre plus property affords total tranquil privacy with spectacular 180 degree views of your grounds, pastures, & mountains beyond. A stunning 18, 000 square foot residence of uncompromising quality provides all the requisite features expected in a home of this caliber. There are exceptionally detailed living areas, a gourmet kitchen, guest quarters, lower level entertaining area including a pub, 8, 000 bottle wine cellar, fitness center, & an indoor pool, hot tub, & sauna. The home has geo-thermal heat, full surveillance & security system, & whole house generator. Outside are stone patios, extensive landscaping, a tennis court, two level 10 car garage, FAA Heliport and hanger, utility garage, & barn. 2 parcels of record located in Peterborough and neighboring Hancoc
Shadow Fox Farm has been built and maintained with incredible care and detail for the discerning equestrian. Located in the vibrant community of Peterborough, the farm spans 171.98+/- acres, and has striking views of Mt Monadnock, as well as extensive frontage on the Contoocook and Otter Brook Rivers. The state-of-the-art barn complex consists of three separate barn wings with 26 stalls, a heated 200 x 70 indoor arena with heated viewing area, 60 diameter indoor round pen, elegant heated office wing with sitting area, bathroom and tack room. Outdoor facilities include a 250 x 150 arena, numerous paddocks… trails. The 5, 480 square-foot main house and the guest house each have three en-suite bedrooms, private saline pool and hot tub. A detached carriage house includes a three-car garage, gym with sauna, and yoga room. The managers residence includes four bedrooms, two kitchens and a detached three-car garage. Shadow Fox Farm is a premier New England equestrian facility on an investment
Listed by Kristin Claire of LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire
Situated in southern New Hampshire, an easy commute from Boston or New York, this wonderfully private 286+ acre property offers 270 degree mountain views and hold five dwellings. Sunninghill Farm consists of the main house with six fireplaces dates back to 1751, a sugarhouse-style pool house beside a saline pool, a Depression-era log cabin with fireplace, a 1700s guesthouse and a cottage. The attached barn has 2 level office/exercise/dressing area plus heated area with 9 box stalls. Heated indoor arena (100x200), outdoor arena (100x200), Derby field and so much more! The land is comprised of hard and softwoods, trails, fields and a pond. A four-year-long restoration of the property is complete. Whether for equine use, as a family compound, respite from a fast-paced life, Sunninghill Farm offers many possibilities.
Unmatched mountaintop estate created by lifelong architectural conservators whom assembled five historic structures into a "castle" on top of a mountain. Protected by 355 acres of natural beauty and professionally landscaped gardens; Rice Mountain is one of the finest estates on the market today. The main residence was completed in 1979 incorporating the Dudley Friedman House, Norman Tower, Peak House, and Tudor Tower. This architecturally exceptional house is masterfully crafted with superb masonry, millwork and custom materials. Four other restored buildings complete and compliment the estate including guest houses, a caretaker's cabin, barns and other outbuildings. The home is integrated into the natural setting of the property and expertly sited and angled to maximize the captivating views. Resplendent with the sights and sounds of nature, the private one of a kind estate offers a peaceful and inspiring retreat.
Beautiful Estate-Grand View with 344+/- acres. This spectacular property at the base of Mt. Monadnock borders 4, 000 acres of conservation land and includes 4 buildings- the main inn, 150 seat full service function hall with a full spa, a guest cottage and caretaker home. the Churchill event center is a popular attraction for weddings and corporate gatherings w/seating for 150 guests, liquor license, commercial kitchen, stoves, ovens & walk-in cooler. Multiple improvements recently done to this property which include upgraded plumbing, electric, septic, roof, heating system and many more improvements total $1, 000, 000! This sale also includes equestrian center across the street (557 Mountain Road).
Listed by H. Gregory Johnson of H. G. Johnson Real Estate
Considered one of the most highly regarded properties in Northern New England. "The Manor on the Hill" was built by Charles N. Vilas hotelier and philanthropist in the 1900's. The property consists of an 18-room yellow brick residence, a 12-room Victorian mansion, a 7-room caretaker's home, a recreation hall, a swimming pool, tennis court, Carriage house and pole barn. Framed by 80 acres of open pastures, panoramic views and direct river frontage, "The Manor on the Hill" is a diamond and it's Alstead's jewel in the crown. The present owners have painstakingly restored the estate to its original grandeur and have been enjoying every aspect of this exalted hide-away since they purchased the property. The possibilities for a new owner are limitless. Continue to enjoy it as a family compound or maybe a luxurious retreat. Less then 4 hours from NYC and only 2 hours from Boston this unique property provides seclusion with excellent access. For the discerning buyer this is a must see.
This gorgeous estate perfectly blends old world charm w modern innovation. The main house is a completely renovated 3 story, antique colonial with 10 rooms including- 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, formal dining room, office, 1st floor laundry/mud room & an open concept great room that boasts uninterrupted views of Mt. Monadnock. The post & beam construction flows into the gourmet kitchen that is every cook's dream with Viking, Subzero & Bosch appliances. Below the main house sits the award winning Mead Brook Equestrian Center constructed by Morton Buildings in 2009. This state of the art facility sits on 120 private acres. The barn & indoor facility consists of 24 stalls (12x12), grooming & wash stalls, vet/farrier stall, heated tack, 80x200 heated indoor arena w/ heated viewing/lounge area, 200x200 & 100x200 outdoor arenas & row barn w/ 20 day stalls. Other features include- 3+ miles of 12' wide trails, entry gates, 20 acre grass turnout, 2 car heated garage, many green features & much more!
Listed by H. Gregory Johnson of H. G. Johnson Real Estate
Architect designed post/beam, situated on 25 manicured ac. at end of 1/5 ml. driveway that opens to a view of Mt. Monadnock across expansive lawn and formal gardens. Built in 1990, the 1st flr includes gourmet kitchen (2 Sub-zero, 2 sinks and ovens), en suite wheelchair accessible guest rm, LR w/ fireplace, formal DR, TV rm and mudrm/laundry in entrance from attached garage. Upstairs has 4 bds, Mstr bd suite w/ 2 wlk-in closets and screened porch, full hall bath w/ adj. laundry rm and artist's studio or 2nd flr family room . 2 detached garages (2 & 5 car heated) offer many possibilities. A/C, alarm system, auto generator, 31 solar panels, 2 wells (domestic & irrigation), new roof 2011. 2 hrs to Boston, 4 hrs to NYC, property offers total privacy 5 mins. from vibrant N.E. town w/ 2 colleges. Too many features to list here. A sophisticated country retreat.
Sitting atop eighty five amazing acres of private land facing the majesty of Mt. Monadnock in all its glory, this grand mansion boasts nearly twenty thousand square feet of living space! Featuring seven full suites, many multi-purpose rooms, dual living rooms, a massive dining room, formal library with coffered ceiling and so much more. To put things into perspective for you, the upstairs hallway is over 145 feet in length. With regard to it's rich history, this home has undergone an extensive and unbelievably meticulous renovation. All ceilings, floors and wainscoting are of exquisite woods from all over the world, many are reclaimed and very rare. The process is nearing completion, all systems are new, and personal choices such as bathroom fixtures, lighting and appliances are ready for the new owner to ponder. Located on a private road, the property can easily accommodate a helipad, and is one of, if not the largest private homes ever built in the entire area. See the virtual tour!
Tranquility Farm in Walpole lives up to its name with an end of the road location, long, gated drive and 483.74+/- acres with mountain views, open fields, a pond and woodlands. This quintessential New England property features a 4, 545-square-foot Royal Barry Wills Colonial, two barns, clay tennis court, and a Gunite pool. The spacious house offers five bedrooms and four and one-half baths including formal dining room with Rufus Porter like murals, living room, family room with fireplace and French doors to brick patio, den and master bedroom suite on the first floor. The meticulous grounds include irrigated lawns with tiered perennial gardens, split-rail fencing, and a meandering drive lined with maple trees. A charming one-room post and beam building with fieldstone fireplace overlooks the pond for a private gathering spot. The property is located just a few miles from the quaint town of Walpole with easy access to Route 91.
Listed by Kristin Claire of LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire
Southern New Hampshire farm property for sale. Over 383 acres of pasture, woodland, blueberry fields and hilltops.Over 6, 000 feet of road frontage.Portion is grandfathered for gravel removal. Third party interest in leasing hilltop for wind turbines. Income potential
Listed by David Morin of Prudential Verani Realty-CSD
This rare opportunity has tons of frontage on beautiful Gregg Lake and claims 300 acres. Currently a summer camp, it has been beautifully maintained to continue as such, or could be turned into a family compound, function center or corporate retreat. The beautiful dining hall has a commercial grade kitchen with some new equipment and seats 230 people, and there are tons of bunk houses, an archery range, several free standing buildings, a three bedroom residential home, a private beach, woods, fields, picnic areas, three yurts, multiple camping areas, composting toilets, a shower house, a boat house and running water, electricity, phone lines and WiFi are scattered throughout the property. There are four ADA compliant cabins as well. Everything your heart desires on a particularly unspoiled area of the lake. Embrace the wilderness and imagine the possibilities this property has to offer, ideally operated as a recreational facility with excellent infrastructure already in place.
Stunning post and beam "Timberpeg" waterfront home with custom cottage at the waters edge. Enjoy over 200' of private frontage on a pristine Nubanusit Lake. Quality and attention to detail are evident throughout. From the grand entry to the gourmet cook's kitchen to the central stone fireplace. This is a warm and inviting home that's perfect for entertaining family and friends with plenty of bedrooms for everyone. The first floor master suite faces the lake to take in the view and amazing sunsets. The lower level features plenty of office space and a bedroom with bath. The custom cottage at the waters edge offers a great space for everyone after a day on the lake. A dream property offering an unmatched setting.
Circa 1815 distinctive, elegant brick end home and pastoral 165 ac;certified organic farmlands, fields, orchards, pasture, riverfront, springs, stream;total versatility for horses - organic farming - or country home. Total restoration;open cherry/silestone kitchen;large family room; six fireplaces;abundant orig.features;two MB suites;in-law quarters or apartment;four guest rooms;4FB/2 half;cent.A/C;massive four level barn;4+horse stalls;additional outbuildings for sheep, cattle;htd.workshop;htd tack room;extraordinary views at top of the high pastures -Mt. Monadnock, Crotched Mountain;Green Ledge Farm is exceptional!
Listed by Linda Fish-Brown of Equine Homes Real Estate, LLC
The Historic Wilson Tavern in Peterborough has been meticulously renovated and updated, seamlessly blending the elegance of the original Tavern with modern amenities. Located on a substantial lot of 80+/- acres, the property is surrounded by lush irrigated lawns, artistic gardens, and mature trees. Built in 1797, by William Wilson, this beautiful center hall Colonial with widow's walk and newer additions, offers 7, 375-square-feet of living space. Period details such as wide-pine floors, raised wood-paneling, detailed moldings, and eleven fireplaces have been beautifully preserved and blend well with a new custom cherry kitchen, a large great room, three-bay garage, separate office/exercise building, and large garden shed. A columned screened porch overlooks superbly manicured grounds including a wading pool with fountain and sunken garden. This quality property is located within close driving distance to Manchester/Boston Regional Airport, and Boston.
Listed by Robert Gregg Jr of LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire
This property includes over a mile of water frontage on 44 acre Robbins Pond. New State Approved dam, This pond is over 1, 000 feet in elevation. House and garage. See Soils map. All pond frontage on 181 acres also available at $ 1, 195, 000.
"Far Horizons". A long, privacy ensuring driveway leads to the open field mountain side site with spectacular 270 degree views to Mt. Monadnock, the Wapack Range and southerly across Thorndike Pond to Massachusetts. Abutting the 5, 000+/- acre preserve of Mt. Monadnock, 246 acres of the property are also conserved by the Society for the Protection of NH Forests. The original house, built in 1898, has been enlarged and remodeled in 1968, 1992, and 2001 to feature open, view-filled spaces. A large acoustically designed music room has a vaulted ceiling and a gas fireplace. For entertaining, a second "catering kitchen" is off the dining room. The deluxe 1st floor inlaw suite could be a master bedroom. Top-of-the-line systems are featured throughout the property, including an automatic generator. There's a stargazing deck for viewing the night sky. An original barn was converted to a 2 BR guest house in 1987. An exceptional property.
Rare to find Private Farm with working Outdoor's Adventure Club situated on over 300+/- acres. This private country estate is found on the crest of on a NH Scenic Road, located in a country setting with breath taking panoramic views of Lovewell Mountain. This charming Farm house consist of 6 Bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, Open contemporary kitchen, beautiful foyer, first floor office, 4 season porch with hot tub. A focal point of the main property is the 'The club house' which consist of post and beam construction, a large bar area, cozy seating areas heated by a wood stove, galley area for large feast, and a walk out transitioning into a patio that overlooks rolling fields and mountain views. The Main farm is decorated in a classic fashion that brings you to its roots as a shooting and angling club. 2 houses in the sale of this property, A large farmhouse on 222 Danforth Corners Road, and a smaller ranch located at 355 Danforth Corners Road.
Listed by Ben Weigler of Prudential Verani Londonderry
An opportunity to own one of the most picturesque homes on Spofford Lake! Featured on HGTV and in many magazines, this Adirondack Lodge style home was meticulously designed combining 10 species of wood and 8 varieties of stone to create an atmosphere of comfort and elegance. From the magnificent entryway, crafted from Douglas Fir timbers and large quarry stone steps, to the expansive stone fireplace & coordinating bar, the main level open floor plan and professional kitchen are designed for entertaining. Tall windows, 10' ceilings, and custom woodwork provide expansive views of the lake. The second floor offers 3 spacious bedrooms, a family room & 2 beautiful baths, with lake views being the predominant consideration. Master suite has private deck & large marble walk in shower. There are hardwood decks, a multicolor slate roof and custom lighting & fixtures. There is an attached 2 car garage, sep. sleeping cottage & large lakeside patio w/outdoor kitchen, all in a very private setting.
Exceptional country estate for sale in the town of Hancock. Privately sited on 20.75+/- beautifully manicured acres, the Schaefer Estate affords panoramic views of Crotched Mountain, Pack Monadnock, and Temple Mountains. Stone walls, lush lawns and gardens surround the 5, 225-square-foot main residence, pool house and caretaker's cottage. Architecturally designed to capture the views from most living spaces, the main residence features wide-pine flooring and tile throughout, four bedrooms including two first-floor suites, four baths, two fireplaces and ample living and gathering spaces. A charming 2, 082-square-foot shingled caretaker's cottage with equally exceptional views and two-car garage is accessed by a separate driveway.
Listed by John Hayes of LandVest, Inc./New Hampshire
VRM #58, Owners will look at offers between $1, 545, 000 & $1, 794, 876. Privacy on 12.4 acres + it abuts town conservation land.Beautifully landscaped w/ lush lawns & gardens w/ in-ground irrigation system. Superb quality materials & craftsmanship. Slate roof, cedar siding, granite entry, travertine marble bathrooms, granite counters, beautiful built-ins, versatile & spacious floor plan, hardwood floors. Gorgeous kitchen cabinets w/refrigerators & dishwasher having matching wood cabinet fronts. Spacious 2nd floor master bath has steam shower, sauna, soaking tub, lounge bed, double granite vanity. First floor also has a master bedroom next to a 3/4 bath w/ steam shower & laundry room hidden behind well crafted doors. There is an exterior side door so your garden clothes can go right into the laundry & you can shower, keeping your house clean. Fantastic & versatile great room opens to the screened porch & front deck. Beautiful fireplaces in the dining room & library/living room.
Listed by Mickey Pieterse of Prudential Verani Bedford
Few private properties provide what this splendid country estate so distinctively affords: a handsome home with breathtaking panoramic views. Extraordinary colonial home with attached garage and two detached garages set on 138 incredible acres. Meticulously landscaped grounds with acres in field, spectacular stonewalls, ponds, tiered gardens, and panoramic views. The home has undergone major renovations with many upgrades including a gourmet kitchen, theatre room, master suite with hot tub and exercise room, all wired for sound (inside and out), 6 fireplaces, saltwater pool, wood furnace, and decks and patios to enjoy the view. This one has it all!
Listed by Deborah Phillips of Farms & Barns RE, LLC
This is truly an amazing property & one that is truly unique to Keene. This is a custom contemporary Deck House that will meet your every need; it has every possible upgrade imaginable. It sits on 30 Ac. w/ commanding views of Mt Monadnock from just about every rm. Easy access to everything; schools, trails, the Y, hospital & downtown, yet private & secluded. There are 5 bdrms, some w/en-suite baths, an office off the M suite, granite & stainless kit., laundry on 1st flr & 2nd flr. An in-law suite could easily be accommodated. Or an au pair. Great rm on LL for your game rm & exercise equip. Geo-thermal heating & cooling 3-C attached gar. plus a 3-C detached. As well as an equip. gar. From the screen rm you overlook the in ground pool that is surrounded by a beautiful stone patio & views to the southwest. A special 16" granite ball fountain will astound you. The grounds are tastefully landscaped to include stone walls & benches for quiet contemplation. This home will not disappoint you.
Home is where your horse is! Complete privacy, nestled on 19 acres of fenced fields and paddocks, this exquisite barn and upscale living space will delight horse, hound and humans;featured in Architectural Digest;unparalleled in design, efficiency, quality;8 stalls;heated tack room;wash stall;direct turnout;outside arena;mahogany, granite, brass, cherry woodwork;exceptional operational systems, radiant heat, great light, top appliances;open living areas;two bedrooms;1.5b; trails, stream;two additional buildings - garages, workshop, office, storage;please refer to attached detailed information;excellent southern NH locale;easy access to MA, Rte. 101. Extraordinary.
Listed by Linda Fish-Brown of Equine Homes Real Estate, LLC