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 ypu 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
 
$1,100,000
Exceptional Property on 21 Acres with lovely Hawkins Pond views

Center Harbor, Belknap County, New Hampshire


There is so much to love about this exceptional property! Situated on 21 acres and located within 10 mins of downtown Meredith and Holderness. The main house was built in 1770 with a large portion being completely renovated in 2016. There are 4-5 bedrooms, 5 baths, 3 fireplaces, and filled with charm and character. The gourmet kitchen, with large island, is a great place to gather with friends and family. In the summer and cooler months settle in on the screen porch (heated with woodstove on chilly nights) that overlooks the rolling fields. Formal dining room, large living room with built-ins and an amazing game/family room with gas FP and wetbar. On 2nd floor of one side of the house is dedicated solely to the luxurious Master suite. Spacious bedroom with views of Hawkins Pond, walk-in closet and private bath with soaking tub. An indoor lap pool/exercise room with bath is just off the game/family room. There are an additional 3/4 bedrooms, one of which is on the 1st floor. Two more bedrooms on 2nd floor, one with en suite and the other with full bath just around the corner. Full attic, full basement (with storage), a detached 3-bay garage/barn and direct access to Hawkins Pond. This house offers the perfect combination of historic charm with all of the modern conveniences of today.

Bronwen Donnelly , Maxfield Real Estate

21.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
5 BATHROOMS
5708 SQ FT
 
$494,900
Historic Farmhouse with Stables, Rental Income and Home Business!

Litchfield, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Built in 1905, this home boasts many updates throughout including systems and additions. Sitting on 5.82 acres, this horse property includes a 30x30 barn with 4 stalls and a tack and grain room and a flat level area for grazing and riding of almost 2 acres. The remaining acreage slopes and can be cleared and filled for even more space for the busy equestrian. The property is zoned for business as well and even includes a 2nd 1 or 2 bedroom apartment with garage under generating $1100/mo. Income. The main house has 4 large bedrooms including 2 with walk in closets and a master suite with a large jetted tub overlooking the large backyard. When you enter from the 16x16 breezeway/mudroom you walk in to the large eat in kitchen with tile flooring, and its own 12x14 pantry! Moving to the huge dining room attached to the 700 square foot great room perfect for entertaining. Don’t miss the first floor bedroom before heading up to see the large 2nd and 3rd bedrooms before the master suite, then walk down the easy to navigate spiral staircase back down to the kitchen.

Jim Cardello , BHHS Verani Realty

6.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
4200 SQ FT
 
$324,900
1800's Farmhouse on 6 Acres

Merrimack, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


MOTIVATED SELLER!! Quick closing available. Reasonable offers considered. This circa 1820 farmhouse on 6+ acres with updates is ideal for a buyer that desires country living that is close to everything. Inside is a large eat-in kitchen, formal dining room, three bedrooms and an added bedroom/office. Room for horses or develop your green thumb on the land that has grown, possibly, the most desired sweet corn around. Store your tractor and supplies in the 1,000+ square foot octagon barn. Watch the deer as you tend to your blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, apples and anything else you desire. Updates include an Interlock metal-shingled roof with transferable warranty, central-vac, brand new generator connection and transfer switch, freshly refinished wood floors, and brand new high-efficiency propane boiler. Wood trim throughout with plenty of character and charm give a warm feeling of country living while being close to the amenities of Merrimack and the rest of Southern NH. Over 100,000 square feet of dry land with the rest as a drainage easement/wetlands and is heavily wooded offering plenty of privacy from neighbors. Small spring-fed pond can be used to irrigate your garden. Located less than two miles from the highway, this home is very commuter-friendly. Contact Ross at (603)396-0609 to set up a showing. Owner is licensed NH Real Estate Agent.

Ross Jubert , Keller Williams Metropolitan

6.20 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
1.75 BATHROOMS
1844 SQ FT
 
$285,000
Well Cared for Farm House on 42 Pastoral Acres

Enfield, Grafton County, New Hampshire


As old as the Upper Valley itself, there sits a very well cared for 1830's Farm House with sweeping views and green pastures. What was an active farm in it's day, longs to house animals once again. This beauty will need a new barn, however the pastures are so green, the critters will never want to come in. We invite you to come see this amazing property and all that it could offer.

Vanessa Stone , Vanessa Stone Real Estate, LLC

42.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
1795 SQ FT
 
$800,000
NH Horse farm with indoor arena and two barns

Bradford, Merrimack County, New Hampshire


This outstanding 22 acre equestrian compound is in the heart of the Lake Sunapee Region. The expansive contemporary cape built in 2002 features an eat in kitchen with a walk-in pantry, main floor master suite, large family room with fireplace and lovely built ins with wet bar in the additional living room. West Meadow Stables has a total of 28 stalls divided between two barns and a 180x80 indoor arena built in 2013. The arena has above viewing area, two tack rooms, grain room, utility room, hay loft and bedding storage. The property also features fenced pastures, riding trails and a hay field. This farm is a true country gem but convenient to Concord, Manchester and the upper valley.

Karen Timbrell , Coldwell Banker Lifestyles

22.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3183 SQ FT
 
$575,000
Oversized Hollis Tri - Level on 20 Acres with Stream / Waterfall 6 Stall Barn

Hollis, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Enjoy the beauty and serenity of this private home and land set off the road but close to shopping, restaurants, recreation and commuting. Bring your creativity and TLC to bring this property to its' best. In a highly desirable community for their award winning schools and location close to the MA/NH border.

May Balsama , Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty

20.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
3096 SQ FT
 
$1,255,000
High End Equestrian Facility / Home for sale

Amherst, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


23 private acres abutting conservation. This property is a view property having a full 180 degrees of view to Boston with a full south facing exposure. The equestrian facility features 6 plus acres of open feild and paddock space with a 3000sqft barn and a 144x66 indoor arena. Both buildings are fully finished and insulated with 10" walls. The property has two artesian wells, one for the house , one for the barn.

Melissa Degelleke

23.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
4200 SQ FT
 
$1,250,000
Victorian reproduction with two stall barn and fenced pasture on 41 acres.

Etna, Grafton County, New Hampshire


This is a three to four bedroom custom Victorian reproduction home with all the modern amenities. It is sited on 41 acres in rural Hanover NH in the village of Etna. The entry is accessed by a farmer's porch that also leads to a mini courtyard. Enter the front door into an oak trimmed two level library with custom made built ins, Oak floors, doors, trim and an elegant open stairway. The master bedroom is located on the first floor with a full bath that has a whirlpool tub and custom tiled shower. There is a den with a masonry fireplace that has a gas log installed. A well equipped Wood Mode kitchen with eat in area overlooking pasture area, Formal dining and living rooms with oak wainscoting and custom built ins reminiscent of the Victorian era. Upstairs there are two more bedrooms with one having access to the exterior turret. A full bath, a crafts room or office and a finished area over the garage. Plenty of room to expand for another bedroom.

James Kelleher , Shaker Mountain Real Estate

41.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
- SQ FT
 
$465,000
Quintessential New England Equestrian Property in the Heart of Chester, NH

Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire


Dreaming of watching your horses graze by their barn, sipping lemonade on the screened porch and listening to the babbling brook by your beautiful new 4 bedroom home? This well thought out custom home is truly a dream come true! It offers an abundance of comfortable living spaces for everyone. Created to enjoy and entertain, the floor plan offers flexibility and flows from the open foyer, music room, large center island kitchen w/ stainless appliances on to the formal dining room and gorgeous fireplaced great room accented by a glass wall overlooking the winding brook, stone walls and landscaping. The second floor hosts a loft library that overlooks the great room and enjoys a quiet escape with views, an en-suite master with multiple closets, a lovely bath and relaxing jetted tub. Two more bedrooms and full bath complete the second floor with hardwood stairs leading to the finished third floor, with an awesome rec room, large light filled office area and 4th bedroom. The third floor could make a super guest or teen suite as well! Set on a pastoral 6.9 acres, this lovely property also offers a 4 stall barn, paddock and 70x110 fenced outdoor riding arena. Neighborhood has abundant trails and conservation land that can be reached without transporting your horses. Located in the highly desirable Chester and Pinkerton School system. Hurry.... "Start Packing"!

Paula Martin , Keller Williams Metropolitan

6.90 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2742 SQ FT

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