Light, bright and airy, this captivating architect-designed 4,000 sq.ft. home offers 3 beautiful levels of living space and the ultimate in comfort and privacy. Set high on a hill, the home captures unparalleled 360 degree views over the beautiful Piscataqua River to the Maine Coast, out to the Atlantic Ocean and the Isles of Shoals, and over the charming historic village in which it is located. This is New England at its best!
Enter this magnificent home from a wide brick patio overlooking the landscape. The expansive Foyer and 'Good Morning' divided staircase welcome you. The main living area, on the left, makes an impressive statement as you step into this Great Room, featuring a gorgeous conversation arrangement in front of a large gas fireplace, a dining table that seats 8, and views of the Maine coast across the Piscataqua River that separates NH from Maine. In the evening, you can retreat to the cozy wood-paneled library with Flat-Screen TV.
A world class Cook’s Kitchen and butler’s pantry/wine bar will ensure easy entertaining. Step out of French Doors onto one of the many decks and breathe…you can relax here!
Are stairs a problem for you? The Elevator will bring you from the garage entry to the first and second floors. A couple of extra steps will lead you to the dream master bedroom (queen bed, walk-in closet) with stunning water views and a sparkling chandelier. The en-suite bathroom features a luxury soaking tub and separate glass-enclosed shower. A second bedroom on this floor glows with butter-yellow walls, French linen blinds, and a comfortable queen bed, while a third bedroom has a cherry canopy (twin) bed fit for a princess. These two bedrooms share a bathroom with green marble tiles and a glass-enclosed shower.
This home is crowned with by a ‘loft like’ open retreat on the 3rd level which features a separate living, sitting, and office areas high among the treetops. This level comes equipped with its own coffee maker, a refrigerated wine cellar, and an office area with computer desk and Wi-Fi. Step out onto the third floor deck for your afternoon cocktail and take in the sights, smells and sounds of the sea. In addition, children (or adults!) will be thrilled with the fourth bedroom, which features built-in bead-board bunks (twin sized, and not stacked) and a separate bath.
Designed with geothermal technology and furnished with a European flair, this home is an exceptional find you will want to return to year after year.
Boating, fishing, swimming, jogging, bicycling are only steps away... yet this spacious home is hidden away and totally secluded, located just off the road within this charming island village. You can walk to the Main St. Market and Café (Henry’s) in 1-2 minutes, and to the local beach in 5 minutes or less! Just a short stroll will take you to the entrance to Portsmouth Harbor, complete with a picturesque lighthouse, a historic fort, the Coast Guard station and the Great Island Commons park, picnic area, children's playground and beach.
Portsmouth? Travel over 2 little bridges and a causeway and you are there in 5 minutes by car. An electrifying little city that offers everything you would expect in a thriving port town, Portsmouth is alive with boutiques, theater, art, history, and restaurants to please all palates.
The Wentworth-by-the-Sea-Hotel is also within a 3 minute drive…if you prefer not to leave the island for fine dining and/or spa treatments.
The best of appointments, the best location.... Come float above the treetops and reward yourself with a very special vacation. Experience the ultimate delight of a high end home of quality and charm.
Keywords: summer rental, vacation rental, holiday rental, Portsmouth, beach, water view, Wentworth By the Sea, Maine, quiet location, beach, picturexque village
This is the prettiest village in New England, yet close to major airports and easy to reach. Nearby Portsmouth combines the friendly charm of small town New England with the sophisticated cultural amenities and restaurants of a much larger city.
From your inviting decks, enjoy watching lobster boats and fishing boats return with their catch, tugboats guiding ships to harbor, and sailboats tacking across the Piscataqua River.
New Castle is the perfect New England fishing village while Portsmouth, just 10 minutes away, is a most charming small city with lively restaurants, coffee houses and bars.
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