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291 Long Point Road - NEW Virtual Tours for 2014.

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Not Just Winning Views.

(View the 3 videos and virtual tours for this property

below the following paragraphs).

Located in bay where more than a dozen loons gather for their synchronized water ballet before leaving for the winter.

A location near the end of a peninsula.

Near town amenities.

Level parcel with lakeside lawn.

Bordered by tall pine trees.

A perched beach is a perfect spot to enjoy privacy,  sun, and the great lake views and crystal clear waterfront.

If you do want some of the best views offered by a Lake Winnipesaukee home for sale........ have you seen this home?

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Selective limbing of trees has recently opened the panoramic lake and mountain views that rival any views on Winnipesaukee.

Recent landscaping and limbing have transformed the lake and mountain views that cloaked the house in greenery this past summer. Tour the house now to see views that let in the sun, and views of the ever-changing mural of nature on Lake Winnipesaukee. From every angle, the panorama of expansive blue water and purple and blue mountains is stunning. Looking for a place for your large boats and jet skis? With 200 feet of waterfront, a U-shaped dock would be a perfect fit to enjoy your crystal clear, sandy bottom waterfront, and dock your multiple boats. * The newest virtual tour incorporates summer and winter photos of this Moultonborough Winnipesaukee home for sale. (View the newest virtual tour of 291  Long Point Road, Moultonborough, NH.)

Waterfront Landscape is a Magical Combination.

291 Long Point's landscape is perfect for entertaining all ages. The yard is level with a lawn and gardens around the house. The perched beach, already on this level lot, allows gentle access to the crystal clear sandy waterfront.

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 View the Summer Video and Winter Virtual Tour.

Call Nicole to request current permits and Site Assessment Study). With 1 acre directly on Lake Winnipesaukee and 200 feet of prime waterfront bordered by tall pines, this Moultonborough waterfront property has privacy that is extremely hard to find. Don't take my word for it, see for yourself. Call to make appointment. Call Nicole Watkins, Exclusive Listing Agent. (603) 707-7575. If you want to view the property in different seasons, View the Winter 2014 virtual tour with winter only photos of 291 Long Point Road.  Compare the summer video of this Moultonborough waterfront home.

Interior Features of this Waterfront Home

291 Long Point's 3 season sun room and lakeside lawn on this Moultonborough waterfront property are among the great spots to play, exercise, recreate, live, and and enjoy the remarkable lake and mountain views in any season. Enjoy the open concept living room/dining room with sliders that open to the lakeside lawn. The kitchen also has sliders to the lakeside deck and a few steps from the perched beach. Also on the entry level of 291 Long Point, is a foyer with a powder room, and laundry room/'mud room" leading to the attached garage. The home's entry level also features a first floor master suite with a full bath and great lake views. The upper level has 2 rooms, which could be used as additional bedrooms, artist studio, or media room/library. Whether you want to renovate a home, build your dream home, or use the property as is with only a few personal touches, 291 Long Point should be on your list to consider.

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Even the Friendly Neighborhood is Inviting.

Close to Moultonborough and Center-Harbor Amenities.

The many quiet roads leading to 291 Long Point are great for long walks.   Near many popular walking roads for many of the neighbors and their dogs, why not meet many of your neighbors in the Kona and Hauser Estates' neighborhoods who are often out walking? Other amenities include proximity to  The Galaxy Gym,  Fitness Edge, and the town tennis courts.  Additionally,  many trails including the Canter-Harbor Woods,  Red Hill, and Page Pond Conservation  Land are within a ten minute drive.  Senters Market has several shops.  Popular restaurants such as Lemon Grass, Lavinias, The Bob House,  and Canoe are also ten minutes away from 291 Long Point Road.  The town of Center-Harbor library and post office, and the biking trails on Moultonborough Neck Road are also among nearby amenities.

Ample Room for Future Expansion of Home

It is worth noting that the current home has a 2 bedroom septic currently, but the Site Assessment Study states that the lot could potentially support a 5 bedroom system. Call Nicole Watkins, Exclusive Listing Agent, to request details, color brochure, or to set up showing. (603) 707-7575.

*(Please note that a U-shaped dock would be subject to State of NH and Town of Moultonborough permits. Email me at if you would like information on regulations that would apply to a U-shaped dock permit for this property).

Call for Details on the Current Permits or to Request House Plans Available for the Home by Premier Builder.

View the listing details for 291 Long Point. 

Call Nicole Watkins to ask about the current permits in place for this property.  House Plans by Cote Builders are also now available for this property to qualified buyers who have seen this property.

Also feel free to browse all Winnipesaukee real estate, just listed Winnipesaukee real estate, or save your custom Lakes Region real estate search to see price changes and property updates of your favorite Lakes Region NH real estate.

You can also search by New Hampshire Lakes Region lake or by New Hampshire Lakes Region town.




New Listing 08/31/2013. A Skiffington Homes Masterpiece with Western Expsoure and Sand Beach.

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Popular Features of Skiffington Homes are Apparent Throughout this Classic Lake House.

This stunning Skiffington home has many hallmark features that made Skiffington Homes synonymous with "Best Seller" on Lake Winnipesaukee.

The large screen porch off the dining room has a fieldstone fireplace, rustic beams,and large windows perfectly framing some of the best lake and mountain views on Winnipesaukee .  The western exposure will allow for many evenings with superlative sunsets stretching in front of you as you sit on the screen porch.




An Inviting Living Room with a Vaulted Ceiling and Natural Wood Finish is Central to this Home's Design.

The living room has wainscoting and hardwood doors.  The open concept design, perfect for entertaining, is also warm and spacious. It has the perfect blend of cozy charm and airy, Lake Winnipesaukee atmosphere.  The large hallway upstairs leading to the bedroom suites keeps the upper level of the home far enough removed from the living room that privacy and quiet can be enjoyed  on both upper and lower levels of the home.  A wet bar off the living room leads to a hallway, powder room,  and the sumptuous Master Suite, including an office with fireplace, walk-in cedar closets, and a Master Bath with jacuzzi tub with an entrance to the lakeside deck.

The lower level has an even stronger Adirondack influence.  This level was finished by the same builder of Meredith New Hampshire's exquisite Church Landing.

11 Mallard Way, Moultonborough, NH is offered at $2,799,000 and is currently active with a contract on it.  Contact Nicole Watkins, Exclusive Listing Agent for  additional details.  See all my firm's listings or view my website to set up a search for your perfect NH property.

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Newly Renovated, Impeccably Designed. Swanky - Casual Condo

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Swanky-Casual Condominium on Winnipesaukee Awaits Your Footsteps!

Swanky-Casual is the style of this Winnipesaukee Moultonborough home with luscious textures, colors, and decor throughout all rooms. The  woven, plank wall-to-wall carpeting is a soft copper that is rich, earthy and fun all at once.  The tile bath with a whimsical, fresh-water blue-pearl wingback chair, and the Master Suite closet has frosted French Doors. If this condominium were a shoe it would be a seafoam blue beaded Jimmy Choo flip flop with inlaid pearls from the ocean floor on the shores of Bali......yet worn on the bridged islands of Winnipesaukee.

This beautiful waterfront home has been newly renovated.  Impeccably designed and maintained,  it awaits your footsteps!

Near "the Broads" on Winnipesaukee. Deep Water Dock for a 30 ft. Boat!

The large sand beach, deeded 30 ft deep water dock and central location near "the broads" on Winnipesaukee all make this Moultonborough Winnipesaukee condominium highly desirable. This quiet association has only 20 units on 53 acres.  The Moultonborough location means that this condo is in the Winnipesaukee-shored town with the lowest tax rate.

Elegant Interior was furnished partly by Center-Harbor's "Home Comfort"

The elegant interior of the home has panoramic lake and mountain views. The large 3 season porch overlooking the lake is one of many areas ideal for entertaining or quietly enjoying fabulous lake and mountain views. The exquisite interior of this Moultonborough condominium includes a fireplace in sunken living room, 3 bedrooms, 2 and 1/2 baths, lovely entry hall, living room and dining room. Central Air, Large Master Suite with private deck, large, tile walk-in shower. Everything has been done to perfection. Direct waterfront on Winnipesaukee.  Call Nicole to tour 7A Windermere Road, Moultonborough.


183 Wentworth Cove. A Luxury Winnipesaukee New Construction Home Now Offered with a Second Lot of Record or at a Reduced Price.

Recurring Open Houses  Sundays July 2:00-4:00 PM.

183 Wentworth Cove is now available with the primary lot on which the new construction home is sited and a second waterfront lot of record. Both lots are sited at the point of Wentworth Cove to capture views of the lake, mountains, and cross breezes on the sparkling water.

The second lot has 100 ft. of waterfront and a dock permit.  This luxury Winnipesaukee new construction home was built by Gary Cartier .  Chef's kitchen, dining area, and living has views from Wentworth Cove and Westerly from the point of Wentworth Cove across Winnipesaukee.  Amenites include state of the art radiant in-floor heat, 5 en suite bedrooms, and much more. 183 Wentworth Cove can also be purchased without the second lot of record for only $1,950,000.


Open Houses July 6th & 7th.

Open Houses July 6th & 7th.


Follow Route 3 to Summit Avenue to left on Wentowrth Cove to the end of the road.


New Aerial Photo of 112 and 115 Deerhaven. A Winnipesaukee Estate Property with 3 Residences.

The quiet, central location on the lake is quintessential Moultonborough Winnipesaukee.

The quiet, central location on the lake is quintessential Moultonborough Winnipesauke

View the new aerial photo and listing details of 112 and 115 Deerhaven Road, Moultonborough.  The 3 homes on the 5 plus acres of this property offer an ideal way to enjoy the lake while entertaining family or friends.  The casual luxury of the property includes great screen porches, large living rooms and bedrooms, and a kitchen or kitchenette in each of the 3 homes. The 200 feet of waterfront and the location near the end of a quiet road offers privacy.  The location on the lake is central and ideal for boaters who want to visit the lakeside towns' amenities.  The very large bay in which it is located offers great privacy from boaters and a quiet bay for water-skiing.

Boat traffic at 112 & 115 Deerhaven stays a long distance from the property, giving you the quiet enjoyment of the lake most lakefront buyers want.

Boat traffic at 112 & 115 Deerhaven stays a long distance from the property, giving you the quiet enjoyment of the lake most lakefront buyers want.

New Video of 183 Wentworth Cove, Laconia, a Winnipesaukee Waterfront New Construction Home

View the new video of 183 Wentworth Cove, Laconia,  a new construction home for sale newly listed for summer 2013.

This video features the home on a rainy day.  Check back next week for new, sunny day video footage! While the lake is beautiful in any weather, the sunny days are the best for seeing the lake and mountain views at properties such as 183 Wentworth Cove, Laconia, NH. This home was built by Gary Cartier, a premier Winnipesaukee builder who has also built homes on nearby Governors Island.

You can view all Winnipesukee real estate here on my website.

Fournier Builders LLC and 60 Ruppert Road, Moultonborough Featured in Builder+Architect Greater Boston Edition, July Issue.

A Winnipesuakee Home and its NH builder are highlighted in Builder+ Architect Magazine.

 60 Ruppert Road presents a unique opportunity to own a prime waterfront property priced under the town assessed value.

Congratulations to Mike Fournier and  Fournier Builders LLC  of Goffstown, NH for being featured in the prestigious Boston Builder+Architect Magazine's New Hampshire Edition.  Three of the Fournier Builders homes are showcased in the July 2013 issue, including 60 Ruppert Road, Moultonborough NH. This elegant, custom-built Craftsman Style home is sited in a protected sandy bottom cove with a private dock, clear water and level access to lawn and gardens.

As a testimony to the fine workmanship of Fournier Builders, the Ruppert Road homeowner stated " The best thing that homeowners can say about their builder is "Yes, we would do it again".  After 10 years of living in a trouble free home built by Mike Fournier, we are ready to down size and have Mike build our next home. Our first experience with him was just that good. His great organization of sub-contractors, attention to detail and passion for fine finish work made building our custom home an enjoyable undertaking."

Call Nicole at 603 707 7575 to request a copy of the July issue of Builder+Architect Magazine or for listing information on 60 Ruppert Road, Moultonborough NH. 


From an Era of Bygone Grace....An Estate Property with 266 feet on Winnipesaukee.


This Winnipesaukee classic cottage was designed with 5 upstairs bedrooms, including maids's quarters. A vaulted Living Room with fireplace below opens to a West-facing porch.

This Winnipesaukee classic cottage was designed with 5 upstairs bedrooms, including maids's quarters. A vaulted Living Room with fireplace below opens to a West-facing porch.

From an era of bygone grace 124 Alpine Park Road, Moultonborough, offers the opportunity to transcend time. A long, driveway that leads to the 2 homes on the property and offers complete privacy from the quiet road on which the property is located. Your first glance at the magnificent main house/cottage with great architectural "lines" adds to your sense of an era of grace! The lakeside porch has views over your large yard (a total of 2.33 acres).This 2.33 acre parcel, in an area of other estate Winnipesaukee waterfront parcels, is imbued with the peaceful feeling of nature! Classic Lake living is apparent in its every aspect!

Classic Lake Cottage Design

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There are five bedrooms in the upstairs of the main lake cottage. At 124 Alpine Park, Moultonborough's lake cottage you will find high ceilings, knotty pine walls, pine floors, and many windows for cross ventilation. These are some of the characteristics of summer cottages that still influence the design of contemporary lake homes today.

The detached "barn" which has been converted to charming year round quarters for the current owners has additional sleeping quarters in its upper level. A kitchen and an open concept living area with a fireplace, now used for a woodstove, is on the entry level. The living area leads to a large den that opens to the laundry room and to a sun porch and deck. This converted barn has high ceilings and the original hardwood floors, which are in beautiful condition. The key elements of lake house warmth are yours in both the converted barn and classic lake cottage.

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Also located on this Winnipesaukee estate parcel is a detached garage and bunkhouse. The lakefront near the distinctive boathouse, is perfectly level and perfectly, absolutely private! With 266 feet of prime Westerly facing shore front, and a lakeside lawn with ample room for outdoor recreation, this property will win your heart.

Enjoy the westerly breezes from the wide docks along the side of the boathouse or from your porch. The gentle music from the Center-Harbor bandstand can be heard on Friday evenings from your docks as your own private sitting area! Enjoy the view of Gunstock Mountain on one side and the picture postcard view of the village of Center-Harbor on the other side.

Alpine Park's Swing on the Classic Lakeside Porch.

Alpine Park's Swing on the Classic Lakeside Porch.

This location in Center-Harbor Bay is quiet, as Center-Harbor is the smallest of all the Lake Winnipesaukee-shored towns. This location gives you a unique vantage point to enjoy being less than 10 minutes to several gyms, a book store, and town tennis courts. Golf courses, swimming lessons, horseback riding lessons are within a 15-20 minute car ride. Restaurants, shops, library and post office are all within 10 minutes.

View photos at Please check back soon for a VIDEO of this estate property! For more information on Center-Harbor amenities visit my Center-Harbor Information Page. Shown by appointment only. Feel free browse my website to view all Winnipesaukee real estate. You can search all Winnipesaukee real estate by town.

New Price Reduction at Winnipesaukee Alton Home. Lakeside Privacy and Unsurpassed Views!!

15 Olive Street in summer offers spectacular views, extensive decking, many lakeside sitting areas, 2 mahogany, covered porches, perched permit in place for a large perched beach and a custom home with ample room for entertaining. In winter, 15 Olive Street is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Gunstock SKi Resort or the indoor tennis courts at Gilford Hills. (My clients tell me that some of the best tennis teachrs in the country can be found at Gilford Hills!)

15 Olive Street in summer offers spectacular views, extensive decking, many lakeside sitting areas, 2 mahogany, covered porches, perched permit in place for a large perched beach and a custom home with ample room for entertaining. In winter, 15 Olive Street is conveniently located just 15 minutes from Gunstock Ski Resort or the indoor tennis courts at Gilford Hills. (My clients tell me that some of the best tennis teachrs in the country can be found at Gilford Hills!)

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Just Reduced to $2,395,000 for the end of May 2013, this Winnipesaukee home is an Example of Premier Properties on Winnipesaukee offered at Value Pricing!

This Alton, NH Winnipesaukee home was expanded, renovated, and essentially recreated as luxury new construction for 2005. The media room/library and chef's kitchen with state of the art appliances, are among the most beautiful on the lake! Built by some of the finest finish carpenters in the Lakes Region, the cherry paneling, curved television cabinet, and built-ins in the library and sun room were all milled on site.

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Landscape features a U-shaped dock, boat lift w/canopy, swim raft & mooring. A perched beach permit is in place. Wonderful privacy at your beach could be yours if you complete work for a large, sandy perched beach. Exterior features include 2 decks and 2 cedar and mahogany screen porches. The interior features radiant in-floor heat, cherry built-ins, hand-made on-site, and 5 fireplaces (4 gas & 1 wood burning fireplace). Your 440 ft. of waterfront curves slightly at the shoreline and the grounds are meticulously landscaped. Views of the Ossipee Mountains across 20 plus miles of Winnipesaukee. Call for link to New Video/VT.

New Price Reductions at Premier Winnipesaukee Properties!

The gorgeous waterfront and westerly breezes make this property enchanting.

The gorgeous waterfront and westerly breezes make this property enchanting.

Moultonborough NH's 60 Ruppert Road offers Gentle Access to Winnipesaukee,  Sunsets,  Lovely Lake Views, and  Abutting Woodlands.  Now Offered at $1,790.000.

The Kona and Hauser Estates shoreline that lead to Ruppert Road, is one of the most beautiful and gentle stretches of waterfront on Winnipesaukee.  Gentle breezes and crystal sandy bottom water have great appeal!  This custom built home is located in a protected bay. The sugar sand beach and gentle waterfront lead to a lakeside lawn and landscaped gardens.

Nestled on this level lot, the careful siting and adjacent woodlands of this finely detailed Craftsman Style home affords swimmers a beautiful cove for swimming along the forested landscape!

A separate guest studio with radiant heat, kitehenette,  attached garage, and 3/4 bath is sited for privacy. The main home's angled front entry leads to an open concept floor plan that provides panoramic water views with beautiful sunsets. A 580 ft. nearly finished bonus room over the main house garage could be finished for adtl. sf. The main house has hardwood floors throughout and furniture finish natural woodwork. A thoughtfully kitchen with walk-in pantry adjoins an entertaining area with wet bar. The living room features a two story fireplace. A four season sun room compliments the master bedroom ste.

Built by Fournier Builders, Known for Furniture Quality Finish

"Based in Goffstown, New Hampshire, Fournier Builders is a family owned business founded in 1980. Mike and his wife Gisele have been married for 35 years and have four grown sons. Mike runs the construction end of the business while Gisele takes care of the business management duties. Customer satisfaction is their first priority. When the project is complete, they want their customers to be completely satisfied. The business has been built on customer referrals." (The preceding statement is directly  from the website) Fournier Builders is a member of the Home Builders & Remodelers Association of New Hampshire. The owners of 60 Ruppert Road plan to have Fournier Builders build their next home, which is the best compliment a builder can have!

If you are in the market for Winnipesaukee waterfront, ask me about 60 Ruppert Road.  Also, feel free to browse all our Winnipesaukee owned waterfront listings.  your dream home my be right here! 60 Ruppert beach 260 Ruppert Road, Dock Shed and Beach 3

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