LandVest Holiday Gift List #2

Holiday banner_2In honor of the season, we are continuing to devote Friday blogs (click here to see our first list) to showcasing the very best holiday gifts! LandVest’s gift bag of great New England properties has something for everyone. If you do not see a property that matches your “someone special”, stay tuned for next week’s list!


For those who love to ski:

Enjoy the first runs of the day at Mount Sunapee Ski Area, located just four miles from this incredibly private mountain top estate in Newbury with stunning views. Set amidst 385± acres, High Mowing-Between the Mountains is the perfect home for those who enjoy outdoor recreation.  And for summer fun, a lakefront cottage and covered boat slip on Lake Sunapee are offered additionally.




For the conservationist:

Leopold Memorial Reserve located along the banks of the Wisconsin River, represents multiple private landownerships in the immediate area of famed conservationist Aldo Leopold’s inspirational thinking grounds.  This offering includes 1,024 acres± and features historical significance, superb recreational appeal, working agricultural lands and a multitude of conservation principles and amenities…




For the keen land investor with an eye for coastal opportunities:

Gerrity Timberlands in North Central and Downeast, Maine offers a balanced investment opportunity in timber and recreation in four noncontiguous parcels totaling 4,337 acres±.  The four parcels are offered together to create a diverse portfolio, while also available separately to those interested in smaller investments.  The individual parcels have unique features, including a view of the Atlantic Ocean, a convenient location near the bustling coastal town of Belfast, significant recreation appeal and an attractive timber element…




For discerning equestrians, who want it all, now:

Every need and detail has been accounted for at Shadow Fox Farm located on 167± acres in Peterborough, NH. This premier New England equestrian facility includes a state-of-the-art barn complex with 26 stalls, a heated 200’x70′ indoor arena, a 60′ diameter indoor round pen, an outdoor 250’x150′ arena, 10 well-planned grass turn out paddocks with run-in sheds with automatic water in each, and a large grass pasture for cross country, derby field, polo or more. The residences are also of the highest quality finishes and offer several ensuite bedrooms, private saline pools, and office space.




For those who want an indoor pool with a view:

Think how wonderful it would be to swim in a heated pool during the cold winter months. The Schaefer Estate in Hancock, NH includes a 1,988-square-foot pool house built in 1996, with a 12′ x 38′ heated gunite pool, kitchenette, office space and full bath. Magnificent views across the Contoocook Valley to Crotched Mountain, Pack Monadnock and Temple Mountain can be seen from the pool house has well as the privately sited 5,225-square-foot main residence and charming caretakers cottage.




For the collector of Japanese antiques:

A circa 1850 Minka (Japanese Farm house) with 4,449± square feet. Rarely are these Minka houses available for sale, marketed in the US and prepared for “ichiku” meaning, the timber frame has been deconstructed and readied for transportation and reconstruction at a new location.



For those who want to live in a lighthouse:

Lighthouse Point, with its distinctive lighthouse feature, combines stunning location, romantic design and attention to detail. Four bedrooms, gourmet kitchen, great room with soaring cathedral ceiling and massive Blue Hill granite fireplace.




For those who dream of oceanfront-living near royalty:

Situated on a private way in the village of Hyannis Port (home of the Kennedy Compound – As close to royalty as we Americans get), this waterfront retreat is quintessential Cape Cod living at its best.Capture