Wednesday, April 21, 2010

Salem, New Hampshire real estate & homes | 3 Carriage Lane - Salem is located just 40 miles north of Boston in tax free New Hampshire. A nice mix of small town atmosphere, and rural living, with the advantages offered by a city. Add to that being located in "the most livable state" in the country, Salem is centrally located to Boston, the Lakes Region, the seacoast and the mountains - perfect for enjoying all that living in New England has to offer.

This house at 3 Carriage Lane, Salem, N.H. sits on 1.97 acres of land with a deeded, unrestricted view of Captain's Pond. Only 10 minutes from Rts 495 and 93, makes it very accessible for commuting. There are two golf courses within minutes. Captain's Village owned conservation land is perfect for long walks in the woods. Enjoy the sight of deer and wild turkeys passing through your land in the fall and winter months. Members of the neighborhood belong to the Captain's Village Association and have private, member only access to the community beach and boat launch.

The 20'x40' inground pool with an expansive brick patio deck, a sheltered brick patio under kitchen deck, a water slide and easy care landscaping. The fully fenced side yard has a shaded dog run, and you'll enjoy picking your own Macintosh and Corland apples in the mini orchard.

One of the impressive features of this home is it's passive solar design. Sited with a true southern exposure with sloped ceilings, ceiling fans, remote controlled skylights and clerestories (clearstories) that provide excellent ventilation. The 30' x 10' tiled area in the living room contains a passive solar "heat sink" of 8" of insulated, reinforced poured concrete. Our beautiful New England winters will make you appreciate the Travertine marble fireplace wall with its wood burning fireplace. The 61" Pioneer Elite flat screen with surround sound is included.

Any chef will appreciate the recent kitchen upgrade with beautiful granite countertops, custom cabinetry and hardwood floors. The oversized island offers plenty of room to do food preparation or to set up a buffet. Numerous cabinets, roll out shelving, 2 lazy susans, a large pantry cupboard in the kitchen and a separate pantry between the kitchen and garage offer more than enough storage.

Three new Anderson french doors provide access to the large wraparound deck which was recently resurfaced with easy care composite decking and rails. Excellent traffic flow from kitchen to deck to living area - perfect for entertaining family and friends. And of course theres the beautiful view!

Large master bedroom and bath suite features a wood burning fireplace, an oversized Jacuzzi and 4' tiled shower along with soaring ceilings with remote controlled, openable clerestories.

The loft area is perfect for a home office, study area or library.

There are 3 full tiled baths, 4 generously sized recently painted bedrooms (including the master and guest room).

On the lower level is the new, handicap accessible in-law apartment with a separate entrance, patio and security system. Featuring a full kitchen, 3/4 bath, washer/dryer hookup. Lots of closets! A Pioneer Elite 50" flat screen tv in living room area. 32" Samsung flat screen in bedroom/workout room area. Access to patio and pool area. Electric baseboard heating. Perfect as an apartment, playroom, workout room, studio or entertainment area for the pool.

Altogether, a wonderful home for family, entertaining, privacy and peace.

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