The pond is outstanding. Large, private, and spring fed, it’s great for fishing and recreational activities including ice skating in the winter.
1318.70 of very private and well cared for acres with a forest management plan, and well maintained trails for hiking, horseback riding, snowshoeing, or cross country skiing that reach into every corner and vista on the property.
There is an historic element to the property with King Street having run through the property when it was first laid out in 1770. The original old barn still stands and numerous cellar holes can be found throughout the estate.
The quality of the beautiful main residence, built with the finest materials to insure minimal maintenance and long life, and its solar orientation, designed to capture and retain the maximum amount of solar gain as possible.
Several additional buildings provide plenty of room for summer and winter guests and/or caretaker in both summer and winter.
Upton Pond a 1,318+/- acre property in southwestern New Hampshire has been assembled over 50 years and carefully managed by the same family as a private retreat. The centerpiece of the property is the 9.8 acre pond, a clear, clean, spring fed body of water approximately 8 to 12 feet deep and excellent for swimming, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, and ice skating.
The main house was built in 1989 overlooking the pond, using only the finest materials including mahogany and teak windows, mahogany interior trim and a cedar clad exterior. This residence has been thoughtfully designed and oriented to allow for minimal maintenance, ease of use, maximum solar exposure, and water and mountain views. The home has approximately 4,100 square feet of living space consisting of 9 rooms with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.
Additional structures include a post and beam barn originally built in 1776, with improvements and restoration in 1968, currently used for equipment and tool storage but could easily be modified for horses. A charming pond-side cabin, seasonal with 8’ porch, includes a large fieldstone fireplace, separate woodstove, kitchen, 2 bedrooms, and loft. A seasonal A-frame sits on a point of land on the opposite side of the pond. At the entrance to the property is a two-car garage as well as a large, two-story structure containing an additional 2-car garage as well as 3 apartments ideal for a caretaker or guests.
Of the 1,318.70 acres 906.50 acres are conserved and located primarily in the central and southern portion of the property. Within the conserved land there are three 5 acre building envelopes. The non-conserved lands total 412.20 and located primarily in the northern portion of the property. There is a Forestry Management Plan in place. There is also an extensive system of trails for hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, or equestrian pursuits.