Historic "Stonehenge of Wolfeboro located in the Oldest Summer Resort in America
One of the exciting things about being a Realtor is when you have the opportunity to list and promote a very unique property. Every property has characteristics that make it unique, but it is the rare property that epitomizes what the term unique stands for in real estate.
"Stonehenge of Wolfeboro"
We have just listed such a property, historic "Stonehenge of Wolfeboro
located in the Oldest Summer Resort in America. This summer home was built in 1907
by Isaac F. Baker
as a private retreat by the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee
. The home was named after the famous prehistoric observatory Stonehenge located in the English county of Wiltshire. When originally built in 1907, Stonehenge of Wolfeboro had a 360 degree view of the countryside which included South Wolfeboro Bay
on Lake Winnipesaukee. The massive stone columns surrounding the house and the stone steps into the Great Room speak of a time gone by.
Outside the Property
This important property encompasses 26.9 acres with 3 lots of record including a separate 3.2 acre lot with 400 feet of shore frontage on South Wolfeboro Bay.
This important property encompasses 26.9 acres
with 3 lots of record including a separate 3.2 acre lot with 400 feet of shore frontage
on South Wolfeboro Bay
. Stonehenge has 7 bedrooms and was authentically restored by the present owners who recently added a tennis court
, 3 pitch and putt greens
and badminton courts
plus several miles of trails
. Step back in time as you arrive at the estate via a long winding drive to the elegant stone entry leading to a covered wraparound porch.
Inside the Property
The "Great Room" with the 2 Story Fieldstone Fireplace and Hardwood Floors
Upon entering the Great Room of this splendid home admire the soaring two story fieldstone fireplace. Equally impressive are the natural bead board walls and original hardwood and pine floors
, as well as the large formal dining room and updated kitchen. For outdoor gatherings, there is a second kitchen for catering on the lower walk-out level. The original 1907 stone garage will house two cars with a storage room above. Theres the opportunity to build up to two more homes on the extra 2 lots of record, with one home being by the lake and one by Mink Brook. Whether it remains as is or becomes a family compound, this stunning property is one of a kind and for the discerning buyer. Contact Steve and Carol Bush of Maxfield Real Estate
for more information or to make an appointment to view this important property.
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