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 (www.northstarhouse.com) and established VRBO and Airbnb listings—so that buyer may easily resume operations if desired.

$475,000
Buyer’s broker protected with 2% commission.
Viewing by appointment only.

Exterior views (scroll down for gallery of interior photos)

Description

ROOMS

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

APPLIANCES

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

EXTERIOR FEATURES

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

OUTBUILDINGS

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

UTILITIES

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

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

  • 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

INTERIOR FEATURES

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

LOT FEATURES

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

GARAGE AND PARKING

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

ADDITIONAL FEATURES

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

PROPERTY TAX

  • 2018: $11,690

OTHER PROPERTY INFO

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