About New Hampshire

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New Hampshire

New Hampshire is in the New England region and borders Canada. The state was named after the southern English county of Hampshire. New Hampshire ranks 44th in land area, 46th in total area of the 50 states, and 42nd in population.

It became the first post-colonial sovereign nation in the Americas when it broke off from Great Britain in January 1776, and was one of the original thirteen states that founded the United States of America six months later. In June 1788, it became the ninth state to ratify the United States Constitution, bringing that document into effect. New Hampshire was the first U.S. state to have its own state constitution.
It is known internationally for the New Hampshire primary, the first primary in the U.S. presidential election cycle. It has no general sales tax, nor is personal income (other than interest and dividends) taxed at either the state or local level.
Its license plates carry the state motto: "Live Free or Die". The state's nickname, "The Granite State", refers to its geology and its tradition of self-sufficiency.
New Hampshire's major recreational attractions include skiing, snowmobiling and other winter sports, hiking and mountaineering, observing the fall foliage, summer cottages along many lakes and the seacoast. The White Mountain National Forest links the Vermont and Maine portions of the Appalachian Trail.

New Hampshire has approximately 24,000 horses.

  New Hampshire in Numbers:
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img Horse Population : Approximately 24,000
img Total Economic Impact: $ -- billion
img Capital : Concord
img Population : 1,309,940
img Land area : 8,968 sq. miles
img Counties: 10
img Highest Point : Mt Washington:  6,288 feet
img Lowest Point : Atlantic Coast: sea level
img 10 largest Cities:
 
  • Manchester: 109,691
  • Nashua: 87,321
  • Concord: 42,336
  • Rochester: 30,004
  • Dover: 28,486
  • Keene: 22,778
  • Portsmouth: 20,674
  • Laconia: 17,060
  • Claremont: 13: 388
  • Lebanon: 12,606
 
$659,000
Horse & family paradise

Epping, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Everything you could want for a private residence or horse business- all in a super location. Beautiful brick home, 3-4 bedrooms. two barns with brick flooring and Dutch doors. Large indoor, large outdoor. 11 spacious grass turnouts. All fenced. Private landscaped backyard with heated in ground diving pool . All close to shopping, schools, dirt roads and riding trails. 10 minutes to rt 101; 15 min to UNH Durham . In between 2 nice neighborhoods 25 min to beach.

LeeAnn Delmonte

11.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2500 SQ FT
 
$1,250,000
Your very own Equine country estate situated on 37 acres in Kensington NH

Kensington, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Your very own Equine country estate situated on 37 acres with pond, fields and forest. The impeccably maintained 4 bedroom, 4 bath antique farmhouse maintains its original charm while offering all the modern updates. Choose to entertain in one of two dining rooms while taking in the expansive pasture through the French doors, curl up in front of the fire and read a book in the wood paneled study or gather the family around in the bright and open family room which boasts exposed beams and vaulted ceilings. A large space over the heated workshop offers many possibilities, turn it into a guest suite, game room, or bunk space to house all the family gatherings. With 5 fireplaces, two staircases, pristine wide pine floors, and a room for every occasion this house is truly versatile and ready for you! If outdoor activities are your passion, enjoy the spring fed pond, complete with dock and gazebo. Pond is great for swimming in the summer or skating on in the winter. Enjoy walking through the 37 acres of forest and pasture and let the horses enjoy the expansive fenced in fields and well appointed 5 stall fully restored post and beam barn. 22 acre parcel was previously approved for a 4 lot subdivision and one lot on the 15 acre parcel. These town and state approvals have lapsed. All of this beauty and serenity located 50 miles north of Boston and offers easy access to the beaches and Route 95 to take you to points North or South. Come experience all this amazing property has to offer just a few miles from downtown Exeter.

Kathy Corson , Bean Group

37.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3544 SQ FT
 
$549,000
Reproduction Farmhouse in private country garden setting.

Mont Vernon, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Second Wind Farm, built in 1993 in South Mont Vernon, NH is rural in character, yet only 30 minutes to Nashua and Manchester. Only a 5 minute drive to the Milford Oval, and the Souhegan Valley's cultural hub. A small brook divides the 6.4 acres of mostly pasture and thinned forest, finishing in a small pond along a stone wall marking the east boundary. From the 14' x 40' finished basement you walk out through two 9 ' triple sliders to the wide open spaces of the level back yard. The only sign of another home is the top of a chimney 1500 feet away. The view and privacy from the redwood hot tub on the large mahogany deck is astounding. You're surrounded by breathtaking gardens and nature. The 30 x 38 4 car HEATED garage is extra wide and deep with stairs leading to a 750SqFt office with heat and central AC. Storage for up to 350 bales of hay occupies another 33% of the second floor space with a trap door hay chute to the barn aisle below. A Large deck off the back of the hay loft makes loading deliveries a smooth process. Off the Garage is a 30 x 20 shed roof addition with a 10 x 30 aisle with cross-ties and a feed area. Three 10 x 10 stalls can be closed off, but are currently set up as turn outs to a large sacrifice area that is tastefully hidden from the stately front façade of this country colonial reproduction. The custom built and finished open floor plan home has a wood burning fireplace that can be enjoyed from any seat in the Kitchen, Dining, or Living room spaces. An office with a built-in bookcase or an intimate formal dining room, a large laundry room, mud room, and 1/2 bath finish off the first floor. Off the dining area, French Sliders lead to a 10 x 16 screen porch with an ample deck off of that for grilling. With 4 bedrooms and two baths on the second floor - this home was built for expansion - yet not so big that two people would feel lost. We love the 14 x 40 finished basement with a 3/4 bath for sleep-overs. The billiard table, exercise area, big screen TV, and Bar next to the corner brick wall/hearth with a Vermont Castings Wood stove make for a decent man cave as well. Storage space is amazing with a 17 x 40 plywood surfaced attic-truss 3rd floor. When you aren't cultivating early spring veggies or extending the growing season in the fall, there's plenty of room for winter storage of lawn furniture and toys in the 16 x 36 Ft green house. A consistent comment from many who have a chance to sit and enjoy the flow of the floor plan and how the space naturally works - whether on the screen porch enjoying the fragrances and nature, warming by the fire pit in the garden, just reading a book in front of the fireplace, or hovering with guests in the open kitchen area, is ?your home is really comfortable?. We know. We designed it that way. Not to impress with fancy finishes, but to sooth the senses and the soul. Seller Statement is available upon request.

Brian Springmann

6.40 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
2240 SQ FT
 
$1,295,000
Breathtaking panoramic VIEWS of Merrimack Valley from this Equestrian Estate!

Epsom, Merrimack County, New Hampshire


Breathtaking panoramic VIEWS of Merrimack Valley & Fort Mountain from this Equestrian Estate. Every window beholds a view! Nestled off the road for privacy with easy access to Route 93 and 89. This custom home was built with attention to every detail and is very private. Almost 15 acres for your animals to enjoy or just to roam and relax in your own paradise! Gourmet kitchen has double ovens, sub-zero refrigerator, Bosch DW, 2 sinks, island & peninsula. Walk in pantry has multiple shelves & cabinets for storage. The Great Room has a brick fireplace adorned by shadowboxing on the walls. The MBR suite is truly a suite with large bedroom area, sitting area, walk-in closet & two bathrooms. One has shower, sink & toilet and the other has 2 sinks and a jacuzzi whirlpool tub. Custom Red Birch flooring & custom tile throughout the house. INDOOR in-ground pool is heated with 6 person hot tub. Swim year round for exercise & fun for the kids! Open concept wet bar & bath in pool room. French doors to patio ~ adorned with perennial gardens to enjoy the view. Custom barn has 3 horse stalls, large horse run in area, tack & grain rooms, hay storage, dog kennel & walk in cooler. Broker interest in property.

Rachel Eames , Eames Realty Services

14.74 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
6 BATHROOMS
8685 SQ FT
 
$549,000
Tranquil Horse property, 28+ acres, views, lovely New Hampshire college town

Plymouth, Grafton County, New Hampshire


Tranquility found here....a lovely home, privately sited on acreage with many attributes. Designed to showcase beautiful mountain views, this house was built with an appreciation for the natural surroundings. Located on a historic dirt road, just 4 miles from the heart of downtown Plymouth, this 28 acre property has both woods & open fields. The spacious main floor offers the ease of one level living, while the generous finished lower level provides an opportunity for separate quarters & multi-generational living. For the outdoor enthusiast, there are walking & riding trails, ample room for gardens & a 3 bay detached garage providing additional storage for equipment or snow machines. The barn houses 3 horses, provides a covered turn out, & has hay storage above. A round pen area & adjacent open pastures makes this a perfect setting for horses. A path through the woods connects to an indoor arena, where many events are held. Along with easy access to the 93 corridor, this home is just 10 minutes to Newfound Lake, 30 minutes to Waterville Valley, and 25 minutes to Squam Lake, making it an ideal spot for all lakes region amenities.

Julie Jasys , BHHS Verani Realty

28.90 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3800 SQ FT
 
$349,000
1800 Cape completely restored on 12 acres of pasture with large barn

Haverhill, Grafton County, New Hampshire


1800 cape remodeled down

steven wolosky , Keller Williams Metropolitan

11.83 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2835 SQ FT
 
$769,000
Equestrian Estate / Gentlemens Farm

Deerfield, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Hidden Knoll Farm-"A slice of heaven" on 31.5 private acres with 21 acres in current use. Meticulously cared for 1986 custom cape/farmhouse. Large country kitchen with fireplace that leads to a deck with pergola overlooking numerous gardens, fruit trees and a pasture where the current owners gave pony rides to friends and family! First floor MBR with bath and walk in closet. Four stall barn with tack room, 200' outdoor arena, round pen and pasture with run-ins and water! Horse trails around the perimeter of the property and a chicken coop with 6 nesting boxes complete this bucolic property. Across the street from Pleasant Lake with Veasey Park and boat launch nearby.

Lynn Cullity , Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan

31.50 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3287 SQ FT
 
$599,000
1519 New Boston Road, Francestown, New Hampshire (Elm Farm circa 1767)

Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


This beloved family estate is perfectly poised on a picturesque country road at the Eastern entrance to the four-season gorgeous Monadnock region of NH. Approximately 48 acres consisting of South side PLUS North side of New Boston Road. Once a dairy farm, once an apple orchard and once a telephone switchboard post, this property is steeped in history. Indeed, Elm Farm is a true gentleman's estate sited between two magnificent parcels of prime New England farmland offering rich soils, stunning, protected views and a running stream. Along with the home itself, this offering includes a two-car attached barn, a separate corn barn/artist's studio, a legally rentable cottage to help offset taxes, and could be a multi-generational family estate. Add a 40 x 80 barn on .0691 acres & 41 acres of conserved land with a 2 acre top of hill building site excluded from the Conservation easement! The grand brick Georgian Colonial & original 1767 Cape is truly an historic landmark and boasts one of the most photographed barns in all of New England. Tall ceilings, elegant stenciling, original moldings, original walk-in pantry, huge walk-in closet, two cedar closets and a working Rumford fireplace all add to the elegant, country feel of the home. Property boasts wide pasture expanse, fields, deep forest and protected views. Basement has an extensive drainage system, very functional systems & support beams. Walk thru video at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-zQ6cDlRh4&t=7s $599,000 for ALL of this. See MLS#4682227 and MLS#4682083 for other pricing options!

Harold Dana Pope , BEAN GROUP

48.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2848 SQ FT
 
$749,900
Hoar Frost Farm - 66 acres Field and Woodland with this Colonial Home

Barnstead, Belknap County, New Hampshire


5 bedroom, 3 bath, Five Star Energy Rating with this 2956 sq ft colonial on 66.14 acres ; consisting of approx 10 acres open fields, pond, 50+ acres wooded lot and over 2500 ft road frontage; whether you are the farmer looking to expand on the existing fruit trees and gardens, sugar maples, open fields or timber useage, or maybe the developer looking to start your own equestrian facility; located in area of riding trails, this home offers all. Located just of of Strafford, quick visit to Portsmouth and seacoast or travel south to 93, this is located close to all NH has to offer. Building plans available to show the R64 attic insulation, R32 wall insualtion, triple pane windows, Mitsibishi split units for ac/heat; 240 amp electric, hardwood and tile floors, granite counters, fully applianced, country kitchen, open floor plan, first floor bedroom, 2 car garage. This property offers many buyers the flexibilty of keeping the acreage or subdividing what is not needed.

Tami Mousseau , BHHS Verani

66.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2956 SQ FT
 
$475,000
Gentleman's Farm sitting on 10 acres

Barnstead, Belknap County, New Hampshire


Gentleman's Farm sitting on 10 acres, 5 acres open fields with pond, 24x24 run in shed, 5 acres wood land; 533' road frontage offers privacy and spectacular views of Prospect Mountain, Blue Job and distance...fields offer golden delicious apples, crab apples, many areas for gardens and your animals, bounded by stonewalls...Quality built home with solid wood cabinets, self closing Winwood, granite counters, highend, hi-efficiency appliances, 5 1/2 red oak flooring, porcelain tile in foyer, laundry and baths, Hardwood screwed and pegged open stairway, 8' ceilings throughout, solid christian doorsm 400 series anderson windows, 8x36 farmers porch w/composite decking, 8' sliders to 12x16 deck. Potential to complete full walkout insulated basement on exterior and partial insulated interior. 24x24 garage can be added for a total purchase price of $550,000 if preferred.

Tami Mousseau , BHHS Verani

10.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3.5 BATHROOMS
2176 SQ FT

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