For Sale

(Currently under contract) Exceptionally gracious and comfortable 4-BR, 3-BA home with 1200+ feet Connecticut River frontage located in Claremont, New Hampshire, 25 minutes from Dartmouth College and DHMC, with view of Mt. Ascutney. North Star House is a fully furnished historic 1850s home with 1930s and 1970s additions, including attached 2-car garage.

This lovely home was conscientiously renovated in 2011 with all new systems but retaining original pine and hardwood flooring, interior architectural trim, and windows. Features include a spacious gourmet kitchen with soapstone counters, wood stove, large screened-in porch with river and mountain views. Outbuildings: potting shed (with electricity) and barn. Located on 11+/– acres of prime agricultural land with easy access to swimming, fishing, and kayaking. Facing 200+ acres of conserved land with over 10 miles of trails for hiking, biking, and skiing. High speed internet.

North Star House has been operated with great success as a short-term vacation rental since 2012. The house will be sold fully furnished—and with the domain name ( and established VRBO and Airbnb listings—so that buyer may easily resume operations if desired.

Buyer’s broker protected with 2% commission.
Viewing by appointment only.

Exterior views (scroll down for gallery of interior photos)



RoomApprox. dimensions
Kitchen16′ x 18′
Living room16′ x 27′
Dining room16′ x 18′
Master bedroom14′ x 18′
Bedroom 213′ x 17′
Bedroom 314′ x 16′
Bedroom 422′ x 22′
Master bath14′ x 9′
Upstairs bath 28′ x 5′
Downstairs bath8′ x 8′
Laundry room8′ x 8′
Garage22′ x 22′
Screened-in porch14′ x 18′
Storage room7′ x 16′
Mud room4′ x 6′
Patio16′ x 16′
Potting shed16′ x 16′
Barn33′ x 70′
  • 12 rooms total (living room divides in two with pocket doors)
  • 4 bedrooms
  • 3 full bathrooms


  • 36″ gas range
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
  • Washer/dryer


  • Screened-in porch
  • Storm windows and screens
  • Bluestone patio


  • Barn (recently replaced standing seam metal roof)
  • Potting shed with slate roof, electric service


  • Electric: underground 200 amp service, circuit breakers
  • Sewer: septic tank and leach field
  • Water: artesian well (test results available)
  • Cable service: (Comcast underground)


  • Square feet (living): 3275
  • Square feet (total): 3493
  • House style: Victorian
  • Year built: c. 1855, with later additions
  • Exterior: clapboard
  • Flooring: hardwood, pine board, marble tile
  • Roof: slate (main house); asphalt shingle (garage)
  • Construction materials: wood frame
  • Foundation details: full basement, poured concrete and fieldstone
  • Levels: 2 stories + attic + full basement
  • Fully reconstructed in 2010
  • Complies with current building and energy codes


  • Wood stove
  • Original woodwork
  • Pocket doors
  • Original wavy glass windows


  • 11+/– acres
  • Paved, public road
  • 1233+/– road frontage
  • 1200+/– river frontage
  • Blueberry and raspberry bushes
  • Apple and cherry trees


  • Driveway: circular, gravel
  • Garage: attached, direct entry, two-bay, automatic doors


  • Water heater integrated with propane-fired furnace
  • Water softener (Culligan)
  • Generator transfer switch
  • Hard-wired fire and CO alarm system
  • Security alarm system


  • 2018: $11,690


  • County: Sullivan
  • Zoning: agricultural-residential (5 acres minimum lot size)