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
 
$2,499,000
Luxury 82 Acre Hilltop Country Estate with 35 open & 47 wooded acres w/ trails.

Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


A RARE find only an hour to Boston in Tax Friendly NH! Once known as “HIGHLAND FARM”, this peaceful, serene and gently rolling acreage atop Baldwin Hill has been thoughtfully preserved for your enjoyment. This stunning 1995 custom-built 7,057 s.f. farmhouse twin chimney colonial, a replacement of the original 1800's farmhouse, perfectly sits 1,200 feet from the road complimenting the peace and serenity of the land that surrounds it. Now offered for your consideration. Don't wait. Bring your horses home! Please visit https://www.120baldwinhill.com/

Sandra Ierardi , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Verani Realty

82.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
7057 SQ FT
 
$455,000
Set on 40 acres with absolutely gorgeous mountain views!

Conway, Carroll County, New Hampshire


Minutes from skiing! Snowmobile on your own land! Got horses? Great pasture here! Located just outside the Village of Conway, set on 40 acres with absolutely gorgeous mountain views, is a custom-built quality home where the living is easy! Daily sunsets can be enjoyed from inside this lovely ranch or from the porch out front! Every season every day the views here will never grow old! North to Mt Washington, more mountains to the west, and embraced by a wide-open field, trails, gardens and fruit trees - here you can create the lifestyle you have been looking for! Grow your own veggies! One floor living showcases an open concept living and dining room with hardwood flooring and a floor to ceiling fireplace! The kitchen has abundant counter and cabinet space! A generous master bedroom with a huge private bath that includes a walk-in closet, separate shower, and laundry center! There's a second bedroom and another 3/4 bath, plus direct entry into the attached garage! The lower level is approximately 1,500 SF offering tremendous storage space - more potential living space. - a great big workshop! What do you need? Hook up your wood stove and work away! There are some overgrown trails to reclaim! With municipal water and sewer, there may even be some development potential. Many options here! Large parcel with spectacular views, public utilities, a quality home, and a great location near skiing, the Saco River, N. Conway, the Kanc, Maine - they are VERY rare indeed! Gotta see it!

Mary-Ann Schmidt , Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains

40.00 ACRES
2 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1549 SQ FT
 
$674,900
Idyllic estate of 106 acres with complete privacy in Moultonborough NH

Moultonborough, Carroll County, New Hampshire


Winter fun here! Reclaim the trails on this idyllic estate of 106 acres with complete privacy! This expanded antique cape dates back to 1796 and is one of the oldest homes in town. All but 9.5 acres are in Moultonborough, the gem of the lakes region. The acreage in Sandwich provides quite a perk - resident access toSquam Lake, well known from the classic movie "On Golden Pond". Lake Winnipesaukee the largest lake in NH is also just minutes away! After 39 years it's time for the next chapter to begin. Will it be yours?

Mary-Ann Schmidt , Keller Williams Lakes & Mountains

106.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2616 SQ FT
 
$480,000
30 Acres of High & Dry Land

Henniker, Merrimack County, New Hampshire


Masterfully constructed P&B home and horse barn nicely sited upon 30 acres of private high and dry land. Still under construction by the owner, this farm has been strategically and thoughtfully planned and created over the past few years. Selectively chosen trees from the property were cut, dried and transformed to massive beams and posts for both the barn and the house. First to be built, the 34’x60’ barn. Designed for eight stalls, the barn has radiant heat in a portion of the center aisle area, as well as in the tack room, kitchen/work area and ¾ bath; full amenities, including H/C internal water, direct plumbing to 1500 gallon septic, electric, lighting – all the comforts of home – in the barn! The incredibly built 28’ x 40’ timber frame style home exudes the warmth of wood tones, beams – natural light and ambiance. Pottery Barn to contemporary to colonial – anything goes – this house will accommodate your style. The lower level two car garage has radiant heat in the floor. Fields have been established, with newer fields yet to be established; the woodlands have been selectively cut and offer peripheral tree line protection along the stone walls. Located in a scenic area of farms and roads – and across from Totten Trails (State Forest), this farm offers privacy and location. Bring your horses and chickens, cows or goats – along with your imagination – and make this your generational farm! Listing List Price: $480,000Property Type: Single FamilyNEREN: 4623831Status: ACTLot Description: Agricultural, Country Setting, Farm, Farm - Horse/Animal, Field/Pasture, Hilly, Level, Secluded, Sloping, Timber, Trail/Near Trail, Walking Trails, WoodedAcreage: 30.04Date Listed: 03/27/2017Modification Date: 06/04/2019Foreclosure: NoVirtual Tour: Click Here Building Property Style: Antique, Colonial, Farmhouse, Historic Vintage, New Englander, Reproduction, Walkout Lower LevelProperty Type: Single FamilySquare Feet: 2,532Year Built: 2016Zoning: RUR/RESStories: 3Roof: Shingle - Architectural, Standing SeamBuilding Construction: Post and Beam, Wood FrameExterior Color: NaturalFoundation: Concrete Location Town: HennikerCounty: MerrimackState: NHZip: 03242

Judy Fallon , Equine Homes Real Estate, LLC

30.04 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2532 SQ FT
 
$439,000
Tuftonboro Post and Beam with 12.46 acres zoned agricultural for horse / livestock

Tuftonboro, Carroll County, New Hampshire


Beautiful Post and Beam farm house on 12 plus acres of level land with both wood lot and pasture. This property is located in the center of Tuftonboro and built in 1997 with large open concept living room/dining/ kitchen with a center stone fireplace( Heat & Glow), cathedral ceilings and glass across the back that opens to a mahogany covered porch. First floor master bedroom w/bath and walk-in closet and cedar closet plus with its own walkout deck. There are three upper level bedrooms & full bath plus loft that completes the 2nd floor. The property is suited for both horse or gentleman's farm. With both stone and invisible fencing. Two small barns currently exist. Call for an appointment and preview this beautiful, warm and quality built home.

Randy Parker , Maxfield Real Estate

12.46 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2920 SQ FT
 
$309,000
HOME, POND, LAWN, PASTURE, WOODS - That's a HIGH FIVE with new lower price!

Marlborough, Cheshire County, New Hampshire


WINTER WONDERLAND for horses or horsepower! Acres of open lawn/pasture along with wooded trails invites the equestrian or snowmobile/ATV enthusiast to enjoy this expansive and picturesque 12+ acre (3 lots) Marlborough, NH corner lot property with private pond less than a mile into town and 5 miles to Historic Downtown Keene. Rolling hill front lawns with lovely, level 2 acre grass lot just behind the house perfect for pasture, paddock or to create your own riding rink. Venture onto your adjacent 5 acre wooded property to blaze trail and continue on well-maintained hoof happy dirt road to Stone Pond for a leisurely stroll. Expand on the small barn or custom build a new barn to suit your equine needs. Property features 3br/2ba 1887 sqft. home, beautiful lawns & fertile acreage including a 5+ acre wooded lot suitable for building. Keep the acreage for your own private estate or sell the building lot for additional income. Property features western sunset screen porch views, 2 car attached garage with storage, new roof, hardwood floors, great room with fireplace, large eat-in kitchen, 1st floor master and laundry, living/dining room, office/study and small barn & shed. Enjoy all the beauty and privacy with the added convenience to town library, school, shops, Route 101 to Dublin, Peterborough and Keene or Route 124 to Jaffrey and Mt. Monadnock state parks. Town public beach at Stone Pond just 2 miles up the road for refreshing family enjoyment. Serenity, beauty and convenience merge at 4 Colonial Rd., Marlborough...come see for yourself!

Lisa Egan Cook , Ray Egan Realty

12.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1886 SQ FT
 
$1,250,000
Turnkey Equestrian Facility and Historic Farm

Warner, Merrimack County, New Hampshire


Turnkey Equestrian Facility on 43 fabulous acres. An indoor arena w/20 stalls, feed and tack room - all under one roof! Acres of pasture with water and electricity, as well as a 20x60 meter outdoor arena. Spacious c.1800 family home with nearly 5000 s/f features a country kitchen, 4-5 bedrooms, views from every room and an attached 72x40 post and beam barn. Located in the lovely village of Warner NH, just minutes to I-89, shopping and eateries, and under ½ hr. to Concord.

Deborah Phillips , Farms and Barns RE LLC

43.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
5000 SQ FT
 
$619,900
Picturesque equestrian property set on a private 10 acres

Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Welcome to this beautiful picturesque contemporary home set on a private 10 acres of land complete with everything an equestrian needs; a 8+ stall horse barn, fenced paddocks & outside arena. Upon entering this spacious home you are greeted by the soaring two story foyer. Just past the foyer you enter the sun filled beautiful kitchen boasting stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, large center island and spacious breakfast nook with slider that opens to the large deck with plenty space to entertain. Just off the kitchen is the elegant dining room that is open to the gorgeous fireplaced family room with hardwood flooring. Completing the first floor is a playroom that could be used as a home office, a formal living room with hardwood flooring and a sunroom that is perfect for enjoying your morning coffee while overlooking the barn, paddocks and arena. The second floor offers a master suite with a generous sized full bath as well as a balcony to sit outside and take in the views. Just off the master is the loft, perfect space to relax and enjoy a good book or your favorite show. Down the hall are two more generous sized bedrooms with aJack & Jill full bath. Need more space, continue down to the lower level of this amazing home where you will find great bonus space perfect for a game room, workout room or office. This property has access to riding trails, abuts a brook & has pond views across the street. This is the perfect place for you and your horses to call home!

Susan Monette , RE/MAX Insight

10.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
43010 SQ FT
 
AUCTION

SOLD

10.1± Acre Equestrian Center

Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire


Auction: Thursday, January 9 @ 3PM Register & Inspect from 2PM Open House: Wed., December 11 from 1-3PM Bring your equestrian dream here! 10.1± acre horse property has two barns with electricity and water (from drilled well). 70’ x 130’ indoor arena has attached main barn with 15 stalls, smaller barn has 4 stalls. Fenced paddocks, outdoor riding arena, and a pond on the property make this an ideal location for many disciplines. Close to Mascoma Lake, easy interstate access.

Tyler Hirchak

10.10 ACRES
- BEDROOMS
- BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$299,900
Unique home in a Country Setting

Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire


Very Unique Property. 136 Surveyed rural acres, mostly wooded, however it includes some open pasture land. There is a horse turn out shelter. A Timber cruise estimates a large stand of pine ready to harvest.

Jan Ranney , Coldwell Banker Homes Unlimited

136.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
1 BATHROOMS
1470 SQ FT

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