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
 
$369,900
Horse Property with Field and Views

Goshen, Sullivan County, New Hampshire


Contemporary home with 6 Level Acres, field, views, and 44x26 barn. Trails within 1 Mile, close to "Goshen Ocean"

Jan Ranney , Coldwell Banker Homes Unlimited

6.20 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2792 SQ FT
 
$849,998
Expansive colonial home on 43+ acres with equestrian potential

Temple, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Built atop a mountain plateau know as "Whitcomb Peak" and surrounded by 43+ wooded, private acres, this impressive family estate is sure to please. Enter through the front door to an open foyer and extra wide hallway, walk straight into the expansive kitchen with ample counter and storage space, an island and fireplace. Off the kitchen you will see the spacious formal dinning area. Down the hall to the over sized family/living room and yes another fireplace, along the way you will pass a full bath, laundry room and a study/den. Up the hardwood staircase to the 5 generously sized bedrooms, including the master suite with full bath, jetted soaking tub, huge walk in closet and its own fireplace. Outside, a heated 2 car over sized garage with space for 4 horse stalls off the rear side. All this and still close to civilization, just minutes to Rte 101 and a short distant to MA line.

Dean Deschenes , RE/MAX Town Square

43.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
5858 SQ FT
 
$479,000
18 Acres of Pasture Surround Custom Cape

Hancock, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


This custom designed Cape has 18.3 acres of beautiful level pasture on a dead end road, ideal for a horse property. The first floor has an open concept with a large family room with fireplace adjacent to the kitchen with hand crafted cabinets and ample counter space. A dining area with bay window overlooking the pasture and stable has plenty of room for family or guests. The living room on the east side of the home has a large fireplace and hearth extends from the front of the house to the back. A private den/office is off the front hall with lots of built-in bookcases and a desk area. There is a lovely sun room on the north side, a great place to have a glass of wine and relax. A workshop and mudroom behind the spacious two car garage round out the first floor. On the second are two bedrooms and a full bath accessed by a front stairway. There is a large landing area with cedar closets and window seats. The Master Bedroom has an updated private bath and lots of light from the windows looking out to the pasture. A separate staircase takes you to a two room suite for guests or in-law accommodation. There is a barn with 3 stalls for horses and a small stable. The land is beautiful pasture level currently being used as hay field. A rail trail is on the east boundary which would take you into Peterborough and you can bike, hike for miles. A winding brook borders the property on the west side and the Contoocook River is nearby as well.

Ken Moller , The Mollers, Inc.

18.30 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
4113 SQ FT
 
$384,900
Horse property with access to miles of trails and home with accessory apartment

Lyndeborough, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Winding Trails Farm, This beautiful 4bdr/4bth New England farmhouse is a rare find! It is the perfect blend of old and new. The nicely restored antique colonial flows seamlessly through the el to a beautifully matched 2,000 sf addition built in 2008. The two sections are joined by a lovely sunroom and butler’s pantry which offers plenty of storage. Either the antique part of the home or the newer addition can be used as an in law apartment, as they are almost equal in size and each have their own kitchen. Granite countertops, ceramic tile, wood floors and beautiful period trim work can be enjoyed in this lovely home. A fireplace and two car garage are just two more amenities offered by this property. The barn is light and bright with plenty of windows and beautifully finished with heart of maple wood. Boasting 5, 12 x 12 matted stalls, a 12’ matted isle, and cathedral ceilings over the stalls this barn is a work of art. The barn also offers a heated tack room, electricity, water and plenty of storage. Enjoy riding in the professionally installed 70 x 70 training ring, or ride for miles on the trails! Just across the fenced pasture you’ll find a quaint 2nd barn measuring 24 x 24. This building is currently being used as a run in, but has lots of possibilities. Gorgeous landscaping, flower beds, ponds and patios are just a few elements to enjoy in this quiet country home. Convenient location allows you to enjoy the tranquility of the country while living just 10 minutes from Milford. With pull through trailer parking and access to trails for snowmobiling, xc-skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and trail riding, this home is a must see!

Tami Harris , Farms And Barns Real Estate, LLC

3.33 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3750 SQ FT
 
$999,999
Horse property with gorgeous mansion and land

Alstead, Cheshire County, New Hampshire


Magnificent 1900 Georgian Colonial framed by 67+ panoramic acres with frontage on the Cold river! This stately mansion built by Charles Vilas comprises multiple outbuildings including a large barn with multiple box stall stable , in-ground pool and a three bedroom caretakers/guesthouse. The spacious rooms are characterized by gorgeous architectural details, marble and intricate moldings. Partially restored to its original grandeur this Georgian jewel is suitable for many future uses like conference center, horse property, camp, bed & breakfast just to name a few. Located 30 minutes from Keene, 45 minutes from Dartmouth College, 2 hours from Boston this unique property awaits your visit. Discerning Buyers will appreciate its vast potential.

Maurice Andre , Galloway RE

67.00 ACRES
8 BEDROOMS
9 BATHROOMS
6707 SQ FT
 
$385,000
Small Barn with fenced in Paddock , 5.93 Acres and a 2004 Spacious Colonial

Francestown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire


Spacious country home awaits a new family, the seller is the original owner and had it custom built in 2004. Steel Beam for extra support in the basement. Basement can be easily finished for added space or possible in-law. Great for entertaining or just room to relax. The formal Dining room and Living room are just two of the great features of this home. A kitchen that any cook would be proud to call his or her's awaits you with double ovens and plenty of counter space and room to move around. Adjoining the kitchen is a great breakfast area with wonderful morning light. 1st floor master with over-sized walk-in closet and Bath just add to the comfort and appeal of this house. A two car garage attached. Farmer's Porch and 2 decks out back. We can't forget the four-legged family members housing. A small barn with tack and equipment bay and paddock area with storage for 200 bales of hay. 5.93 acres. Nearby riding trails help complete this great package. All of the bedrooms are good sized. If your family Ski's or loves winter fun Crotched Mt only 5 minutes away. Summertime plenty of places to swim in town. Bonus room above garage..... Showings Begin June 12th, 2019

S. Julia Emerseon , eXp Realty

5.93 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
3344 SQ FT
 
$399,000
47 Acre Horse Farm w/ 1850's Cape Farmhouse, Barns, Riding Ring, Pond, and Views

Claremont, Sullivan County, New Hampshire


Deer Hill Farm is a 47 acre horse farm with a 5-stall barn, tack room, and workshop. Plenty of hay storage, plus a detached equipment shed with 3 additional stalls. Riding ring and fenced corrals. Mostly open land and hillside meadow with excellent views. Also includes two separate building lots. Lovely circa 1850's farmhouse, swimming pond, and gardens. Just 3 miles east of exit 8 off Interstate 91. 30 minute drive to th Upper Valley.

Don Chabot , Town & Country Realty

47.00 ACRES
4 BEDROOMS
2 BATHROOMS
2880 SQ FT
 
$869,000
The Sanborn Farm offers a huge Post & Beam Barn and 20 acres of pasture

Brookfield, Carroll County, New Hampshire


Mostly level 45 acres with approximately 20 acres in pasture and field. Private small pond near the home plus 1,600 feet on Churchill Brook, known for it's trout fishing. Huge Post and Beam barn with stalls, small animal ell for chickens, sheep or goats and equipment/carriage shed

Steve Patriquin , Maxfield Real Estate

45.00 ACRES
5 BEDROOMS
4 BATHROOMS
5400 SQ FT
 
$309,900
21 Acres with Pastures and Woods

Canaan, Grafton County, New Hampshire


Enjoy easy living in this 3 bedroom, 3 bath Ranch style home on 21.2 acres. Attached 2 car garage allows for direct entry into mudroom off the kitchen. Open kitchen, dining and living room. Brick hearth and wood stove in living room for those chilly nights. Master bedroom with 3/4 bath is separate from the other 2 bedrooms and full bath on other end of the home. Full walkout basement with some partially finished space and ample workshop space. Covered front farmers porch and rear open deck to enjoy the views and wildlife. 26' x 24' barn with 2 lean-to's is a great addition for animals or equipment storage. There's a large cleared spot for pastures, but a mainly wooded lot. Access to groomed snowmobile trails! Only 2 miles to Route 4 and 30 mins to DHMC and Dartmouth College.

Yarrow Farnworth , Vanessa Stone Real Estate, LLC

21.20 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
3 BATHROOMS
2106 SQ FT
 
$389,900
Belknap Farm - Rolling pasture, mountain view

Brookfield, Carroll County, New Hampshire


Belknap Farm is an 1833 Cape beautifully restored and updated offering long pastoral views to the South over a private pond to the Moose Mountains beyond. Known locally for its sizeable 3 story bank barn - 35 x 105 feet, with silo, horse stalls, cattle stalls with stanchions and other animal pen areas plus a large refrigerated chamber. The original hay rake is still operational on the ridge beam. No chemicals have been used on this property, only organic materials.

Steve Patriquin , Maxfield Real Estate

9.00 ACRES
3 BEDROOMS
2.5 BATHROOMS
2070 SQ FT

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