MLS® ID: 4718512
163 Maple Ridge Road
Sandwich, New Hampshire, 03259 $449,000
Just 2 hours or so from Boston and a world away from crowds and tech, you'll find this idyllic country setting with 13 rambling acres to roam, a spring fed pond with its buzzing habitat, maple trees for sugaring, terraced garden spots to re-create, ancient stone walls with stories to tell! No traffic here! Bring your bike and hiking shoes! There are miles of quiet roads to explore. You'll also find a historic colonial home with many authentic and period features! Over 3,500 SF of living space and an antique post and beam barn that's 76 feet long! Known as the Maple Ridge Farm, this period home sits grandly upon a knoll, part of the 7 acres of land that make up this first tract. The second parcel across the road - is 6 acres with a 1/2 acre year round pond! Enjoy southern exposure's sun filled days, distant views of the the Ossipee Mountain range, featuring the peak known as Black Snout, and to the west Red Hill and its fire tower! The large living room has wide pine floors & original paneling, a dining room, kitchen, lots of bedrooms, an office, attic, etc. There's a great screen porch out back! Sandwich is a quaint New England quintessential town where residents enjoy Squam Lake, known from the movie "On Golden Pond". At the Maple Ridge Farm, there's a rich history dating all the way back to 1794 when this home was built for one of the Quimby's, a prominent family in early Sandwich! The current owners have been part of its history for 45 years. Let your story begin here!