Luxury Real Estate

Province Lake Open House November 5th 11:30-2:00. 121 Bonnyman Road. Effingham, NH

121 Bonnyman Road Offing NH on Province LakeWould you like to enjoy a few acres of lawn between your home and your own private lakefront?  

This 50+/-  acre property on pristine Province Lake offers that and much more.

Stop by the Open House: 
November 5th

11:30-2:00 to view, 121 Bonnyman Road, a unique waterfront property. Completely renovated antique home, carriage house, barn, large sandy beach and 400 feet of lakefront and your own pond.

This property has great potential for equestrians and those seeking a retreat.

25 minutes from Wolfeboro NH and just a 5-minute drive to the Province Lake Golf Course. Stop by the pub at the golf course after the open house.

 

 

Tee Up at One of the Lakes Region's Many Golf Courses

Golfing in the Lakes RegionThe Lakes Region is home to beautiful country clubs and golf courses. Enjoyed by residents and seasonal visitors, these courses are known for having stunning lake views and mountain backdrops. During the spring, summer, and fall, spend the day on the links and take advantage of some of the best golfing in New England. The ever-shifting New England fall colors are at their best in October.  With weather fluctuating between 60's and 70's going into late October 2016, it is still prime golfing season.

Just as all the towns in the Lakes Region have their own personalities, so do the golf courses.  Waukewan Golf Club in in Center Harbor has one of the most picturesque golf courses and is just 5 minutes from downtown Meredith, NH.  

You can enjoy a wide range of courses in the Lakes Region and its environs. Whether you are an experienced player or a first-time golfer, the Lakes Region offers a variety of golf courses that allows you to take on the challenge of this premier sport. There is also a great balance of private and public courses. Lakes Region golf courses include:

  • White Mountain Country Club, Ashland
  • Lake View Golf Course, Belmont
  • Waukewan Golf Club, Center Harbor
  • Indian Mound Golf Club, Center Ossify
  • Ragged Mountain Resort, Danbury
  • Bolduc Park Par Three Golf Course, Gilford
  • Pheasant Ridge Golf Club, Gilford
  • Highland Links Colony Golf Course, Holderness
  • Jade Trace Golf Course, Laconia
  • Laconia Country Club, Laconia
  • Oak Hills Golf Course, Meredith
  • Bald Peak Colony Club, Moultonborough/Tuftonboro
  • Ridgewood Country Club, Moultonborough
  • Lake Winnipesaukee Golf Club, New Durham
  • Province Lake Golf Club, South Effingham 
  • Lochmere Golf & Country Club, Tilton
  • Kingswood Golf Club, Wolfeboro

Homes near or in a golf community are prime real estate in the Lakes Region. The convenience of a short walk or drive to the course is perfect for a golf enthusiast.

Click here to find all homes and land for sale near golf courses.

Open House This Weekend - Price Just Reduced!

58 Eaglemere Tuftonboro Luxury HomeDon't miss the chance to view this beautiful waterfront home on Lake Winnipesaukee, just reduced to $2.4 million.

Open house: 
October 14th, 3:00 - 5:00 PM.

58 Eaglemere Road
Tuftonboro, NH

 

Get driving directions, view more photos, and read listing details here.  See 58 Eaglemere from a "dog's-eye" view here!

Ask about floor plans for new construction on this property. Contact Nicole Watkins for details.

 

 

The Beautiful Wildlife Near 125 Windermere

Bald Eagle About to Fly Near 125 Windermere Road, Moultonborough, NH

An inviting neighborhood for wildlife and a protected bay with long views are some of the features home owners in the Windermere Association enjoy.  The Bald Eagle pictured here prefers the quiet and wooded areas around the Windermere Association. 

Flying from a tall tree on Winnipesaukee, the Bald Eagle is a stunning site!

While Eagles and Loons provide some of the most beautiful sites and sounds on Lake Winnipesaukee, the Loon Preservation Committee needs support to help keep Lake Winnipesaukee a home for these rare birds.

Slowing down for Loons when boating will help keep these birds a part of our NH history.

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Fact Sheets have information on how to help keep Winnipesaukee clean.

If boating regulations, including speed limits are followed, this will go a long way to help keep wildlife safe on Winnipesaukee.  

2 loons ride the large weekend waves on Winnipesaukee.

Common courtesy for other boaters and and respect for the lake is critical in the long term survival of the lake.  With extraordinary warm weather and low gas prices the lake has been more inviting to boaters this summer.  By educating ourselves on practices to keep the lake clean, we can keep the lake beautiful for future generations.

In an election year, why not ask your candidates what they intend to do to help keep NH's lakes clean?  

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services and the New Hampshire Lakes Management and Protection Program  need very strong support from the legislature to do their job well and to keep our New Hampshire lakes and ponds healthy.  


Water conservation is a related issue that is especially important in drought years, such as 2016. Water Conservation Practice Fact Sheets can be found on the NH DES website regarding water conservation. The Fact Sheets WD-DWGB-26-18 - WD-DWGB-26-23 are especially helpful for homeowners.  Arsenic and bacteria levels can change in years that parts of drinking wells that are usually submerged become dry.  Ask your water or well company for information on water testing.

 

 

 

 

 

Rocco's Pick of the Week: Tuftonboro NH Open House on Labour Day

Rocco and his Best Friend Make 58 Eaglemere Road, a Winnipesaukee Waterfront Home in Tuftonboro,

Their Winnipesaukee Pick of the Week!

Visit Labour Day Weekend Open Houses

September 3rd and September 4th 10 AM - 12 PM

at 58 Eaglemere Road, Tuftonboro, NH.

Gunnison's prairie dogs of the U.S. and Mexico are said to have their own sophisticated language including adjectives, nouns, verbs, and all the nuances of lanugage. This is according to Dr. Slobodchikoff's videotaped studies as written in Temple Grandin's book, "Animals in Translation". It is surmised that the prairie dogs' language grew as a survival mechanism from many years of being prey.

Winnipesaukee dogs are considerably more coddled.  My dog, Rocco gets the cutest toys from WinniPaws boutique pet store in Wolfeboro, and need not worry about procuring his next meal, much less being someone's next meal.  The concept of being prey is foreign to him.  The concept of a boat ride to a beautiful property is his pinnacle of excitement.

Boating by by beautiful 58 Eaglemere Road is especially picturesque at sunset and, as pictured below, at Twilight, coincidentally referred to as the hour between wolf and dog.

 

(Learn more about this listing.)

 

Tuftonboro Nh Waterfront Home

Labour Day Weekend Open Houses at 58 Eaglemere Road in Tuftonboro NH are being held Saturday September 3rd and September 4th 10 AM-12PM

Contact Nicole Watkins with questions.

603.707-7575.

Rocoo boating by 58 Eagelmere, is inspired by its beauty.

While Rocco is clearly at his most philosophical and erudite self while boating by Winnipesaukee's 58 Eaglemere Road, we can not guarantee that all human beings will have such exceptional intuition and perception. If they are similarly inspired to be their best at this exceptional Winnipesaukee home, Rocco and I will attribute that to great taste! 

Ask Nicole about a luxury home design for 58 Eagelmere Road with a turreted home to match the turret of its distinctive boathouse.

 

The deck and breakwater at 58 Eagelmere have sunset views shared by the home.

Sunset August 2016 at 58 Eaglmere Road on Winnipesaukee. Listed by Nicole Watkins

Leaving the Turreted boathouse 58 Eagelmere Road in the Whaler August 2016.

Boating at sunset at Tuftonboro's Waterfront 58 Eagelmere has astounding views!Views of the Belknaps and Gunstock leaving 58 Eagelmere Road.
 
Leaving 58 Eaglemere, a Winnipesaukee waterfront home at sunset.Eagelmere's Turreted boathouse and the breakwater at twilight.
 
The twilight brings out the best in this Winnipesaukee Eagelmere property.
Read more about this unique Winnipesaukee property with stunning views and privacy, on earlier blogs on my website: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Just outside Wolfeboro, this is a property that offers the most desired elements of a Winnipesaukee property, including a sought-after location.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

New Photos of 58 Eaglemere Road in Tuftonboro

Just 5 minutes by car to downtown Wolfeboro, this Tuftonboro Neck location is wonderfully private.  

You can see by these twilight photos and daylight photos that it has some of the best views and sunsets on Winnipesaukee!

View the below link to see beautiful new photos of 58 Eaglemere Road. You can view interior photos from every corner of the room as they would appear using the Planomatic tour.  Floor plans are included in the tour for your convenience.

  
58 Eaglemere Virtual Tour

Read this 58 Eaglemere blog for additional information.

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58 Eaglmere Road listed by Nicole Watkins sparkles a t twilight.

121 Bonnyman Road, Effingham Open House June 21, 2016 12-4. Luncheon Will be Served.

Brokers and Public Welcome at this Open House 25 Minutes Outside of Wolfeboro June 21, 2016.

40' x 80' sandy beach at this 50 acre Effingham home for sale on the outskirts of Wolfeboro NH.

Please note you're invited to an Open House at 121 Bonnyman Road in Effingham, NH tomorrow.

This lovely property is just 25 minutes outside Wolfeboro, NH.

Ideal for those looking for a very relaxing property with the best nature, in its many aspects, has to offer!!

  • 7+/- acres of lawn.  (5+/- acres of lawn by the lake_
  • 465 feet of lawn between the main home and the lake.
  • Beautifully renovated and bright antique cape. ( A great room with vaulted ceilings adds modern flair)

Great room at 121 Bonnyman Road Effingham NH.

  • 400 feet on Province Lake.
  • 40' x 80' sandy beach.
  • 150 ft. long clearing surrounded by tall white pines next to the lakeside lawn.
  • A pond next to the clearing.
  • Skate in winter! Fish in summer!  (Or just listen to the bullfrogs and watch the fish leap.)
  • 50 acres total.
  • 3 lots of record.
  • Subdivision potential for lake view lots.
  • 12 SF Carriage house in excellent condition .
  • 3 car detached garage.
  • Private driveway ...so private buildings can't be seen from the road.
  • Pristine views and peaceful location.

View more 121 Bonnyman Road Listing Details.

So Breathtaking is 58 Eaglemere, You Might Feel You Can take Wing.

Majestic?  

Astonishing?

Hmmmm.  Beyond  Breathtaking?  

All These Words Fall Short of Describing the Setting of this New Winnipesaukee Listing.

Introducing, 58 Eaglemere Road, Tuftonboro, New Hampshire.  

Lakeside Lawn at 58 Eaglemere Road on Winnipesauke. Just 5 minutes from Wolfeboro, New Hampshire.

 

  • Exceptional charm and elegance all along Tuftonboro Neck Road and Eaglemere Road as you drive to this stunning property.
  • Lush lawn surrounds the house and lakeside area.

  • 2 story home with full basement has many windows and 2 decks.
  • 2 garages.

58 Eaglemere Road has one of only turreted 2 boathouses on Lake Winnipesaukee.

  • 45' x 31' boathouse with graceful turret
  • This singular boathouse has 
  • Partial living space on upper level of the boathouse.
  • An Eagle's perspective looking down at the long, lake and mountain views.
  • Is one of only 2 turreted boathouses on lake Winnipesaukee.

West facing to capture stunning sunsets.

  • 48' x 5' dock.
  • Breakwater.

  • One acre waterfront parcel seems more expansive.  
  • Similarly graceful properties on either side.
  • Exceptional privacy. 
  • Exceptional views.
  • West facing for all day sun and sunsets.

While the rare boathouse with a graceful turret is certainly photogenic, this property must be visited in person.     

Every element of this location, from the breakwater, to the views, to the siting of the 3 level, shingle style home has to be seen to be appreciated.  The 3 level home has gray shingles and matches the boathouse's quiet elegance.  Many windows capture the views.  2 detached garages flank the corner of this large, very private parcel. 

And for convenience, it is only 5 minutes from downtown Wolfeboro.

Mount Washington in Wolfeboro.

Experience the soaring feeling you'll have when you visit 58 Eaglemere Road.

Interior photos and full listing details will be available in 10 days. Contact Nicole Watkins, Exclusive Listing Agent at (603) 707-7575

Feel free to view all Wolfeboro NH real estate, 

Wolfeboro Winnipesaukee real estate,

or to browse Wolfeboro businesses.

 

 

Meet the Local Businesses in the Lake Winnipesaukee Shored Town of Wolfeboro

Wolfeboro's Origin Dates it as the Oldest Summer Resort in the United States.

Today's Business Owners Help Maintain Wolfeboro's Long-Lived Popularity.

Garwood Wolfeboro NH

Wolfeboro's Main Street is one of the most picturesque streets in New Hampshire's Lakes Region. Many of the local businesses and restaurants enjoy stunning views of Lake Winnipesaukee. Restaurants such as Garwoods and Jo Greens allow diners to enjoy the views and take in the ambiance and historic architecture. (The photo to the right was taken outside of Garwoods in November 2015. It was a surprisingly warm day with 75 degree weather and a calm lakes at Garwoods and all across Winnipesaukee!).

Tucked along Wolfeboro's side streets are many other charming commercial properties, including boutique cafes and specialty shops. Some of the cache of living on roads such as Sewall Road, Forest Road, and Main Street is the proximity to the quaint downtown amenities Wolfeboro offers.

The below interviews serve as an introduction to some of the local business owners in Wolfeboro NH . While they all come from different backgrounds, there is a common thread to their stories - what brought them to New Hampshire's Lakes Region and how their day to day experience has redefined their expectations of life on Lake Winnipesaukee. Learn more about these local owners and their businesses below. When you are are strolling through Wolfeboro, stop by and meet them for yourselves!

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Beveridge Beer and Soap Shop - Lisa Beveridge

51 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH

This shop specializes in selling craft beers from the New England area. There is also a small taproom with five to six craft beers on tap and a menu that features PB&J and PB&Fluff. Lisa also makes homemade soap, several of which are made with beer!

How long have you been in business?
Two and a half years

How long have you lived in the Lakes Region?
13 years

Are you originally from here? What brought you the Lakes Region?
It's beautiful. My husband's grandparents lived up here and we wanted to get out of the city. You come to visit a summer home and you kind of get attached.

What was the driving force behind starting your business?
I wanted to do something for myself, have my own shop.

Do you have a business philosophy.
Drink good beer.

What separates you from other similar businesses in the area?
There aren't any similar businesses right now, so I am pretty unique to this area.

What would you like potential customers to know? Anything new for the future?
There are always new things going on, new events. Winter and Summer beer fest are happening. New beers are coming in every week. Our soap line is expanding.

What do you like to do in your time off?
Work (laughs). I don't have a lot of time off.

What are the top three reasons why people should visit the Lakes Region?

  1. Peace and quiet
  2. Really nice small businesses, especially in Wolfeboro. Cool businesses throughout the Lakes Region, great restaurants, and new shops are opening up.
  3. Come see me!

Find out more about Beveridge Craft Beer and Soap Co.

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Sabol's Art Studio - Gregory W. Sabol, Owner and Artist

76 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH

How long have you been in business?
We have been here for six months. We bought the old building, tore it down and built this one.

Where do you live in the Lakes Region?
We live in Effingham on Province Lake.

What drew you to the Lakes Region if you weren't originally from here?
I'm from the area.

What was the driving force behind starting your business?
I had studied art at the University of New Hampshire and sat in on classes at the Art Institute on Commonwealth Ave in Boston, where my brother was studying. I had owned my own businesses for thirty years and then my wife, Alice, (of seven years now) saw my art and encouraged me to get back into it. I am glad she did. We sold the business and built the studio.

What would you like potential customers to know?
My art is here to enjoy. Each one tells a story, but it is here for everyone to enjoy.

What do you like to do in your time off?
My wife and I enjoy history and traveling. We have done mission work in Honduras and Haiti. I have traveled to Russia and Israel. I belong to the Rotary and we believe in giving back.

What are your top reasons why someone should vacation in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire?

  1. It is a bubbly place. You can meet people from all walks of life. I have met people from Russia, England, and more. You can sit outside at a coffee shop and talk to great people.
  2. The art community here is expanding; more art studios are opening in Wolfeboro; more art events like Art Walk and Paint Wolfeboro are happening than ever before.
  3. The lakes and you are close to the mountain and to the ocean.

Find out more about Gregory Sabol and Sabol's Art Studio.

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From Scratch Bakery - Katie Johnson, Owner

36 Center Street, Wolfeboro Falls, NH

From Scratch Bakery is a small town bakery run by Local, Katie Johnson, who uses high quality and fresh ingredients. This bakery offers employment to folks with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Her sister, Kristen, who has Down Syndrome, works at the bakery.

How long have you been in business?
We opened on June 1, 2015.

How long have you lived in the Lakes Region?
All my life! I grew up in Wolfeboro and graduated from Kingwood. I did go away for awhile (chuckles), but I came back. (Katie attended the University of Rhode Island and received a BS in elementary education. She later attended Johnson and Wales for baking and pastries.)

What is the driving force behind starting your business?
The bakery allows me to combine my creativity along with my love of helping people. People with disabilities may face a unique set of challenges, but they also have incredible talents and skills to offer. There aren't a lot of employment opportunities for them in the community.

What is your business philosophy?
A workplace where employees can use their individual strengths, get help when they need it and don't have keep to a breakneck pace. A worker of any ability level would like that.

What would you like potential customers to know? Is there going to be a new product for your business in 2016?
Wedding cakes! We do wedding cakes.

What do you like to do in your time off?
(laughs) I have no free time. I am heading up to Kingswood today for career day. There is always something to do.

Top three reason to vacation in the Lakes Region?

  1. It is beautiful and a great place to be outside
  2. The people are friendly
  3. The skiing

Learn more about Katie and From Scratch Baking Co.

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Country Bookseller - Karen Baker, Owner

23 North Main Street, Wolfeboro, NH

How long have you been in business?
It will be 22 years on July 1st.

How long have you lived in the Lakes Region?
22 years; I moved here to open the shop.

What drew you to the Lakes Region, if you weren't originally from here?
I wanted to open a book store, so I crisscrossed the state looking for a small community that could support a bookstore. I fell in love with Wolfeboro. I am originally from Upstate New York but spent time in California and was living in Connecticut when I decided to open the business!

What was the driving force behind starting your business?
I was an English major working in the corporate world and I was not happy. I went to a seminar and they asked us to write what would be on your tombstone and I thought only, here lies Karen. Then they asked what we wanted to be written and I knew I wanted more. A friend gave me the book, Do What You Love and The Money Will Follow, so that's when I decided to open my own business.

What is your business philosophy?
Books are like food for the brain. If you help someone learn to enjoy reading, you give them the world.

What would you like potential customers to know?
We are here seven days a week and we serve locally roasted coffee and locally baked pastries. We are always willing to do special orders.

What do you like to do in your time off?
I love to read and spend time with friends. I love going out to eat and, of course, I love to read.

Top reasons why someone should vacation in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire?

  1. A great bookstore
  2. Fresh air and fabulous outside activities.Friendly people. It's a throwback in time, to a gentler, slower paced lifestyle.

Find out more about The Country Bookseller.

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There are currently 126 properties, including residential homes, mobile homes, and condo listings in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. The average listing price is $913,648. The median listing price is $378,500.

Interested in living in Wolfeboro? Feel free to search Wolfeboro waterfront homes, Wolfeboro single family homes, and land for sale in Wolfeboro.

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New Listing 10/28/2015 - 258 Long Point has What Everyone's Looking For in a Waterfront Parcel

Moultonborough NH - 258 Long Point Road is Lovely Beyond Words.

With spectacular views of the Belknap Mountains, this South facing level parcel has 358 feet of sandy frontage with a magnificent sandy beach.

The well built, 3 bedroom cottage has vaulted ceilings in the living, dining and kitchen area. Large windows in the living room frame the views of the lake, mountains, islands, and this pristine, crystal clear, sandy bottom bay.

Another ideal location on the property is the sun porch with windows on three sides for more enjoyment of these gorgeous views.

For guests, the 1 bedroom guest house has a 3/4 bath, laundry room and attached garage.

The island-like point with a large, flat rock would be a great spot for a dock, sunbathing, or picking blueberries. Shoreline extends into the next cove, which has another heart-stopping view. Very few parcels have so many superior features!

Looking to build on Winnipesaukee?  This is a lot to consider!  The Site Assessment Study states the potential for a 60' x 28' or a 50' x 26' dream home on this waterfront parcel just 10 minutes from town.

Offered at $985,000. Listed by Nicole Watkins. (603) 707-7575.