Viewer’s Choice 2015 – Another Reason to Check Out These NH Homes for Sale

WMURCountry stores are part of the fabric of many New Hampshire towns – a gathering spot offering everything from coffee, baked goods, sandwiches, fresh produce, and penny candy to country clothing, and livestock supplies. Three of the oldest continuously operating country stores in the USA are right here in New Hampshire. Check out the results of WMUR’s survey of the best local country stores in New Hampshire, as well as a few LandVest properties nearby.

Windy Peaks, Hill

Windy Peaks, Hill

Located just five miles from the Danbury Country Store #3, which features NH products, deli sandwiches, and sundries, this 155 acre hilltop property offers spectacular 270 degree views including Newfound Lake and the White Mountains, 10 acres of open land, a swimming pond, tennis court, three-bedroom guest house and 3-stall barn. And, Windy Peaks is only a few miles from Ragged Mountain, a ski and golf resort in Danbury. Danbury-Country-Store-in-Danbury-jpg Danbury Country Store, courtesy WMUR


Pine Needle Lane, Moultonborough

Pine Needle Lane, Moultonborough

Old Country Store Moultonborough
The Old Country Store, Moultonborough
This private waterfront property on Lake Winnipesaukee offers a 7,136-square-foot home, charming two-bedroom guest house, dock, 302 feet of frontage and westerly views. And it’s only 7 miles to The Old Country Store #4, one of the oldest country stores in the U.S offering aged cheddar cheese, maple syrup, jellies and jams, candies and more.


The Edgerly Estate, Tuftonboro

Come build your dream home on Lake Winnipesaukee. Five beautiful waterfront lots to choose from ranging from 2.32 to 11.63 acres, and just 13 miles from the Old Country Store.


Wilson Tavern, Peterborough

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Exquisitely renovated and updated, this 7,375 square foot hall colonial on 80± acres is surrounded by lush lawns and artistic gardens, ideal for entertaining.


While there may be a country store or two a bit closer to the historic Wilson Tavern, it’s worth the 13 mile drive to the Francestown Village Store #9, the third oldest continuously operating country store in America. On a recent visit I found great deli sandwiches, an amazing selection of craft beers, freshly made meals to go, delicious homemade cider doughnuts, and catering services. I was delighted to see that the original cash register from the 1800’s is still in use for local tabs, and the current one dates to 1913. The old fashioned Coca Cola machine still works!

Original cash register
Fitzwilliam Village Store, Fitzwilliam


Front counter with 1913 cash register still in use
Old fashioned working Coca Cola Machine


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