LandVest Holiday Gift Guide, Part 2 – Homes in the Hub of Town

In honor of the season, we are continuing Wednesday blogs to assisting in the search for unique gifts! LandVest’s gift bag of great New England properties has something for everyone. This week’s properties would be a great fit for those who love to be close to work, food, and entertainment. These properties are all in or near to town.

If you do not see a property that matches your “someone special”, stay tuned for next week’s list!

Back Bay Penthouse, Boston, MA

A one-of-a-kind penthouse with 360-degree views of Boston and unparalleled natural light. An ideal address with easy access to the Charles River Esplanade, Comm. Ave Mall, Back Bay shopping and restaurants, Fenway Park and downtown Boston.

In Town on College Hill, Providence, RI

This historic home is an elegant antique that features period architectural details that blend seamlessly with the many thoughtful renovations. It was originally built in 1848 and has six bedrooms, a custom kitchen and gracious rooms that are beautifully appointed and tastefully updated.

Northeast Point, Camden, ME

This property makes a great gift because it’s one of the top properties on the Maine coast, commanding a premium location defining the entrance to Camden Harbor.

John Abbott House, Andover, MA

Located on 2.32 acres, a few minutes’ walk from Andover Academy, the 1796 John Abbott House was meticulously rebuilt and restored in 2004.

130 Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME
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This new luxury condominium was just completed in 2015, offering the most extraordinary panoramic views of the islands of Casco Bay. The “East End” offers an array of dining opportunities, various art venues and quick access to downtown Portland and the Old Port.

Fox Dens, Southwest Harbor, ME

On the site of one of the early rusticator cottages, Fox Dens represents the new age in design and engineering with many ‘smart’ technologies. This incredible ‘end of the road’ residence is located on 2.03± acres with 516’ of waterfront in Southwest Harbor, a thriving year-round village, and is only a short walk to the Causeway Club nearby.

Wilson Tavern, Peterborough, NH

The Historic Wilson Tavern in Peterborough has been meticulously renovated and updated, seamlessly blending the elegance of the original Tavern with modern amenities. Located just outside of town on a substantial 80± acre lot, the property is surrounded by lush irrigated lawns, artistic gardens, established flower beds and mature trees.

Gilmanton Corners House, Gilmanton, NH

This turn-key home is the perfect marriage of modern conveniences and historic finishes. Originally built in the late 1700’s as a store, the house was taken down to the original beams and completely re-done and includes an open floor plan, bright rooms and a landscaped lot in the center of historic Gilmanton close to both the capitol and the Lakes Region.

Asaph Drake House, Weybridge, VT

Own a piece of history. The completely restored historic Asaph Drake House is set on 26± acres just three miles from Middlebury College in a bucolic setting. The c1825 Greek Revival brick residence is on the National Register of Historic Places, and includes a post & beam barn with a 4-stall stable and a one bedroom apartment, pastures and swimming pond.

The Green, Woodstock, VT

This elegant 1827 stone Federal-style former residence is located on a quiet corner of The Woodstock Green and is one of village’s historic properties. A complete renovation of the 6,800 square feet in 2010 brought back the impressive period finishes. Currently containing several office suites, the property could easily be a single or multi-family home.