I have often heard real estate agents talk about Buyers who literally look for a home for years. They visit as many as 30 properties a season, looking for that perfect home. After all, buying a home is the biggest purchase most families will make and they want to get it right. So why not get it right from the beginning? Buy a lot and build it yourself.
In the Mount Washington Valley and Western Maine there is a lot of pristine land out there just waiting for the right person to come along and envision their dream. September is usually a time when things slow down a bit in the real estate industry. Kids are back to school, vacations are behind us and focus shifts to everyday life. It is the perfect time to look for a lot and start the process.
I thought of writing this Blog when I was driving out to Stanton Farm Road in Bartlett. Such a beautiful drive through the development of Stillings Grant up to the end of a cul-de-sac where the owner of Lot E54 had just cleared the 2.5 acre lot for a home site. Here you are minutes from North Conway and skiing at Attitash yet you feel like you are a world away, in a country setting with mountain views. I left planning my wrap around porch as I drove down the hill.
In addition to Bartlett, we always have folks interested in Jackson, NH. The lot currently for sale at 12A Switchback is one of the biggest lots in this highly desirable resort town at over 11 acres, and the potential for mountain views. It is very close to Jackson Village offering plenty of privacy and still walking distance to town.
Love to ski Cranmore? You can't get much closer than Cranmore Birches. Lots have been cleared and you will love the views of Cranmore Mountain, so close you can see the groomers on the hill. Lot/Building packages including a garage start at $398,900, or you can choose your own builder. If you like the idea of resort living but not the high cost of trailside ownership then this is your location with Cranmore a short walk away.
In Conway, there is the inviting community of Runabout Bay at Conway Lake. From these lots on Hill Road you can walk to the public beach and boat ramp on Conway Lake, just a few blocks away. Hill Road ends in a cul-de-sac so there is no through traffic. Lots 4 and 6 are undeveloped at $42,000 and $40,000 and Lot 104 has all its infrastructure in place and is ready to go at $67,000.
If you like the idea of water access it's hard to beat a private sandy beach on the Saco River at Evergreens on the Saco. Lots start at $40,000 with Riverfront lots available at $95,000. Here you can take advantage of level, cleared lots with utilities and water at the road. The neighborhood is well designed with walking trails winding around pine trees and an abundance of common areas to protect the privacy between you and your neighbors. Take a stroll on easy walking paths to the private beach and in winter hit the slopes with Mt. Cranmore only 10 minutes away! An easy location, close to everything but has the feeling that you're far away from all the hustle and bustle!
For true wilderness living, there is an amazing 45 acre lot in Chatham, NH. It is surrounded on 4 sides by the White Mountain National Forest. Here you can enjoy a remote, off-the grid location for someone who wants ultimate privacy. It is listed for an astonishing $75,000!
How many people love their home but wish there was something they could change about it? A more open floor plan, larger kitchen, first floor master bedroom, a better view? There are Lots to Love in the Mount Washington Valley. Give us a call and let us help you find the perfect location for your dream home.
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