LandVest Holiday Gift Guide, Part 1 – Homes in Town

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

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

Featured Listings

Essex Road Estate

Chestnut Hill, MA | $7,950,000
This renovated and expanded 1920 brick Colonial is sited on a large 1.22± acre parcel.  It is surrounded by specimen trees offering unparalleled privacy and the feeling of living in a country house, yet is just minutes from public transportation and the amenities of The Street, Chestnut Hill Square and the Chestnut Hill Mall.

Journey’s End

Northeast Harbor, ME | $4,900,000
ME1350_1_CCSited prominently above the harbor in the village of Northeast Harbor, Journey’s End enjoys wonderful and ever-changing views of the mountains and boating activity. The traditional six-bedroom cottage is one of the village’s original shingle cottages; and includes a large sunroom, fully equipped caretaker residence with separate entrance, a guest house, and a deepwater dock.

7 Kinsman Lane

Hamilton, MA | $2,495,000
A unique opportunity in Hamilton, Massachusetts, this 37.4+ acre property offers the rare combination of unparalleled privacy and the convenient location near the center of town. The heart of the home features a chef’s kitchen with large center island and dining area with French door access to the rear patio, a spectacular great room with high ceilings, exposed beams and fieldstone fireplaces at both ends of the room.

Gray Rocks

Camden, ME | $2,450,000
Gray Rocks is a classic Maine coastal estate set on 21± private acres with views of outer Camden Harbor and Penobscot Bay, yet is within walking distance of downtown Camden. The historic main residence is both grand and welcoming, with exquisite custom trim, high ceilings, attractive built-in features, five fireplaces, and a fine balance of large, open rooms and intimate smaller spaces. Two carriage houses offer an executive office and two large apartments.

65 Oakledge Drive

Burlington, VT | $1,895,000
This stunning lakefront property offers the convenience of being close to downtown Burlington yet is its very own private sanctuary, completely quiet and away from any traffic with its end-of-a-private-road location. The light-filled, 3-4 bedroom custom contemporary residence has a flexible open floor plan with enchanting views of Lake Champlain, the Adirondacks and the city of Burlington from all three levels. You can also enjoy sunsets from the rooftop deck of your very own boathouse – a rare amenity on Lake Champlain.

17 Mountain Ave

Woodstock, VT | $1,549,000
VT0763-1This classic village four-bedroom, 5-bath Cape with white picket fence, extensive gardens, substantial yard and timeless taste, both inside and out, is a rare and exceptional Woodstock offering. Bordered by town forest with views to the top of Mt. Tom, 17 Mountain Avenue is within walking distance to all that the village, one of the prettiest small towns in America, has to offer yet is private and peaceful on 2.19 acres.

The Schaefer Estate

Hancock, NH |  $1,485,000

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A stonewall-lined drive leads to this 5,225-square-foot, four-bedroom home privately sited on 20.75  acres with mountain views across the Contoocook Valley. Swim all year long in the beautiful pool house and there’s plenty of room for guests in the separate guest house.  Close to Crotched Mt Ski Area, and just 2 miles to the center of Hancock where you can have dinner at the Hancock Inn or baked goods at Fiddleheads Café.

Lt. John Cummings House

Hancock, NH | $650,000
This stately four-bedroom Colonial and 50’ by 38’ barn, sited on 21.9 acres with open fields, gardens and mountain views, is just a mile from the quintessential town of Hancock and 10 minutes from the vibrant town of Peterborough, both in the heart of the Monadnock Region.