Spacious living in an historic country homestead that was established in 1796 and built with original lumber harvested from the property. 3 story post &beam masterpiece features a grand front porch, veranda and double decker screened back porches, all of which enjoy the overlook and sounds of your own gurgling brook. The barn is exquisite and in fantastic shape - new roof, maple flooring and offers 2 garage spaces below. Looking for privacy and serenity without isolation? A quick 6-minute drive gets you to groceries, restaurants, theaters and area amenities. Very desirable location on a beautiful winding lakeside road, this home is in the heart of the area’s most gorgeous lakes including: Winnipesaukee, Waukewan, and Squam. The back of the property faces the Snake River Corridor, home to many species of wildlife and birds. Several spectacular golf courses just minutes away. The carriage house is connected to the main house, offering options for a 1st floor master suite, or as guest quarters. The 2-bedroom caretaker’s cottage is always easily rented for additional income, but could also be used as an in-law apartment or additional guest quarters. The landscaping is lovely - magnificent oak trees, established gardens, ancient stone walls, and patios. This home is located only 7 miles from I-93, but it takes you back to another place and time, when life was simpler, more peaceful. Additional 1.66 acre abutting lot available - MLS 4775178. Delayed showings begin 6/29/2020.