Historic New Hampshire Homestead Ripe for B&B Picking

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new hampshireOnce a stagecoach stop between Concord, New Hampshire, and Hanover, Mink Pond Farm has a rich history of making travelers feel welcome — and as the current owners list the house, they think the next owners could return the spacious home to its original, hospitable roots.

Built in 1850 in Wilmot, New Hampshire, the home has maintained its period charm while still offering all the upgrades of 21st-century living.

Nestled on more than 8 acres of land, the 4,235 square foot home has six bedrooms, four-and-a-half baths and a perfect setup for a future B&B or Airbnb business.

“This stunning historic homestead features a three-bedroom main house and three-bedroom carriage house connected by a spacious barn,” listing agent Pamela Perkins of Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty said.

Over the years, the owners have continuously updated the home for creature comforts of the day, “while the flow of rooms, the various terraces, decks, porches, and patios connected to the mature landscape, give a timeless, everlasting quality to life at Mink Pond,” Perkins added.

And it’s built for those looking for memories with family, or even those that would also like to enjoy the benefits of income property.

“Enjoy the company of family in the carriage house, or rent to offset your expenses,” she said.

While the home is laid out to provide say, Grandma and Grandpa their own quarters while the kids and grandkids have a separate space, the grounds also offer plenty of opportunity for family time.

“Kids will love fishing in Mink Pond, adults will love the ease of watching them from the terrace off the dining room,” Perkins said. “In winter, snowshoe your private trail through massive tall pines and arrive at Kimpton Brook, a favorite place to jump in, in summer and marvel at the ever-changing beauty in winter.”

“The lawns are ideal for family games of croquet,” she continued. “Gather in the evening to enjoy the late day glow over fields and meadows and watch Mount Kearsarge change color as the sunsets.”

Want to leave the homestead? There’s hiking around Mount Kearsarge, festivals and shopping in neighboring towns, and more.

The home is listed for $499,000.