Located in New Hampshire’s majestic White Mountains, this 1860’s farmhouse is charming, beautifully decorated, and spotlessly clean. Thoroughly updated, but its white clapboard siding, green shutters, wallpapered rooms and farmhouse moldings still exude old-fashioned New England charm.
Set in a peaceful rural area atop a gently rolling knoll, the fresh, pine-scented mountain air is exhilarating. The front porch holds a stunning, unrestricted mountain view of Mt. Kinsman, and is the perfect place to sit back in a rocker while you read, meditate, or sip your favorite drink and relax.
Kitchen has a dishwasher, microwave, toaster, blender, coffee pot, coffee grinder, crock pot. There is Towle flatware, Blue Willow china and stemmed glassware. Large pine kitchen table is perfect for casual or gourmet country dining. Off the kitchen, shelves in the old-fashioned pantry hold antique cookware, including a Dutch oven, cast iron skillets, and even a "Sunbeam" mixer.
Living room has a Piano. Front-loading washer/dryer set in the basement. Family room has large bay window with forest view, comfortable seating, electric fireplace. An Oriental rug rests on the antique wide-pine floorboards. The bookcase holds a 47-inch HDTV, blu-ray, and 5-disc stereo player. Four bedrooms, each floor has a bathroom. House has forced-air heating.
Backyard has Weber BBQ, picnic table and a hilltop bench for quiet reflection. Outdoor games include: badminton, croquette, horseshoes, whiffle ball and volleyball. The location is perfect for birding and wildlife viewing which may include bears, deer and moose, and on clear nights the dark country sky is flooded with stars!
Guests love the close proximity to hiking trails, rock climbing, There is also fishing, biking on quiet country roads, country-inn dining, golf and tennis! Down the road there is a glider port, horseback riding, antiquing, country-inn dining, and covered bridges all await. Franconia Notch, Cannon Aerial Tramway, White Mountains National Forest. Nearby Echo Lake offers a sandy beach, picnic tables, kayaking, swimming and boating.
Other nearby activities include, airport w/soaring and bi-plane rides, kayaking, canoeing, antiquing, hiking, and fabulous fall foliage. The house is 15 minutes from Cannon Mt. Ski Area, 30 minutes from Loon Mountain, plus many other ski areas, all 2 hours or less.
The yard is a birdwatcher's paradise: blue jays, robins, downy woodpeckers, crows, chipping sparrows (sound like chipmunks), black-capped chickadees, wrens, mourning doves, cardinals, goldfinches, flickers, brown creepers, least flycatchers, cedar waxwings, yellow belly sap suckers, woodcocks and wild turkeys have been sited. For kids of all ages, a "secret" swimming hole and waterfalls are nearby.