Governor's Island Real Estate, Gilford NH

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Why is Governors Island THE best real estate on Lake Winnipesaukee?
First here is a Brief history of Governor’s Island.
No one really knows why the island was named Governor’s Island. But is was owned by Governor Wentworth by a land grant in 1772.
Eventually the Island passed through many hands until it was bought by Nathaniel Davis. Davis constructed the first Bridge to the Island, and he established a successful farming co-operative. Little remains of this settlement but it is why the Island was called Davis Island by some in the area. The Island remained in the Davis family from 1799 until 1857 where is passed through many hands until 1880 when the Island was bought by Stilson Hutchins (founder of the Washington Post). Hutchins built a Granite mansion on summit of the Island that would have had impressive views of Lake Winnipesaukee and the mountain ranges. The legacy of Hutchins ownership is the development of the shoreline and summit roads the remain to this day. In 1928 Governor’s Island was purchased by Clifford hayes who attempted to create a resort area similar to Bald Peak Colony Club.The mansion burned in 1934 and the venture failed in in 1935 when estate fell into foreclosure, But the stone barn was purchased from the bank by an association of the Islanders who restored it and turned it into a recreational center. Since 1960's Governor’s Island has grew steadily to over 156 homes in 1990's.
Property values have increased by over 400% over the past 50 years.
Real Estate is still a great investment on Governor’s Island as property values are still increasing, and the recent housing crisis has not effected this market. The island still is host to the Governor’s Island Club and the association is thriving.

To learn more about the Gilford NH area see the Thompson-Ames Historical Society.

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There are 5 Governor’s Island Real Estate Listings Currently For Sale


Gilford NH  Home For Sale on Governor’s Island
$10,000,000 Beds 5 Baths 10
with 360 ft. Owned Waterfront on Lake Winnipesaukee
Gilford NH   Home mls no. nneren
THIS PRESTIGIOUS GOVERNORS ISLAND WATERFRONT HAS 360' OF SHORELINE ON LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE WITH A LARGE SANDY BEACH AND DOCKING FOR THREE BOATS. TASTEFUL CUSTOM FINISHES ARE FOUND THROUGHOUT THIS LOVELY ESTATE. THE GRAND FOYER WELCOMES GUESTS IN TO ENJOY THE COMFORT AND OUTSTANDING VIEWS THIS HOME HAS TO OFFER. CUSTOM STONE FIREPLACES COMPLIMENT THE FORMAL AND OPEN AREAS. THE LIVING SPACES ARE DESIGNED TO UTILIZE THE UNRIVALED VIEWS AND SUNSETS. THE STONE PATIO WITH OUTDOOR KITCHEN FOR ENTERTAINING. GENEROUS MASTER SUITES CAN BE FOUND ON EACH OF THE UPPER LEVELS, ALONG WITH THREE ADDITIONAL BEDROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS. ENTERTAINING AREAS INCLUDE A 12-PERSON THEATER, BILLIARDS ROOM, GAME ROOM AND LOWER LEVEL FAMILY ROOM WITH A SUMMER KITCHEN. THE LOWER LEVEL ALSO INCLUDES THE FITNESS CENTER, STEAM ROOM, SAUNA AND MASSAGE ROOM. SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE HOME ARE OF THE HIGHEST TECHNICAL QUALITY. PROPERTY ALSO HAS 9 GARAGE BAYS AND CARRIAGE HOUSE. 2HRS TO BOSTON & 4MILES TO LACONIA AIRPORT.

Gilford NH  Home For Sale on Governor’s Island
$3,898,000 Beds 4 Baths 8
with 296 ft. Owned Waterfront on Lake Winnipesaukee
Gilford NH   Home mls no. nneren
ELEGANT CUSTOM HOME ON LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE FEATURING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF GOVERNORS ISLAND, MOUNT WASHINGTON, THE OSSIPEE MOUNTAIN RANGE AND "THE WITCHES". EXTENSIVE LANDSCAPING WITH EXPANSIVE HARDSCAPES AND 296' OF WATERFRONT - COVERED W SHAPE DOCKS WITH BOAT LIFT. 3 LEVELS OF LIVING SPACE, DECKS, PATIO, 6 FIREPLACES, 4 TO 5 BEDROOMS, 8 BATHROOMS, GOURMET KITCHEN WITH DOUBLE ISLANDS, 60" VIKING RANGE - 3 BAY HEATED GARAGE & 1 BAY DETACHED - CHERRY FLOORS, 2 MASTER SUITES - WINE CELLAR - VAULTED CEILING AND MUCH MORE! 5 MINUTES TO LACONIA AIRPORT

Gilford NH  Home For Sale on Governor’s Island
$789,000 Beds 3 Baths 4
with 60 ft. Owned Waterfront on Lake Winnipesaukee
Gilford NH   Home mls no. nneren
AN UNBELIEVABLE OPPORTUNITY ON LAKE WINNIPESAUKEE IN GILFORD, THE MOST DESIRABLE AREA IN THE LAKES REGION! JUST COMPLETED, A HEAD-TO-TOE MAKEOVER FEATURING FRESH, FLOOR-TO-CEILING PAINT, PROFESSIONAL CLEANING, NEW FLOORING AND A NEW AND EFFICIENT HEAT SYSTEM.READY FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY, THIS TRI-LEVEL CONTEMPORARY COTTAGE ON DOCKHAM SHORE FEATURES STUNNING PANORAMIC VIEWS OF THE GORGEOUS GOVERNOR'S ISLAND, FRAMED BY THE NEVER ENDING MOUNTAIN RANGE. WALK RIGHT OUT FROM THE LOWER LEVEL ONTO YOUR PRIVATE SUGAR SAND BEACH OR ENJOY YOUR MORNING COFFEE ON THE DECK AND LISTEN TO THE WATER CRASH UPON THE OVERSIZED DOCK. ENORMOUS BEDROOMS AND OPEN-CONCEPT LIVING QUARTERS MAKE THIS HOME THE PERFECT SPOT FOR YOUR SUMMER VACATION, IDEAL FOR ENTERTAINING. MOMENTS AWAY FROM MEADOWBROOK MUSIC PAVILION, RESTAURANTS, YACHT-CLUBS, SHOPPING AND MORE!

Gilford NH  Home For Sale on Governor’s Island
$639,000 Beds 4 Baths 4
with 900 ft. SHDPRI Waterfront on Lake Winnipesaukee
Gilford NH   Home mls no. nneren
IMPRESSIVE & DISTINCTIVE GOVERNORÔS ISLAND HOME SITUATED ON CUL DE SAC. CULTURED STONE ACCENTS, ARCHED WINDOWS & LANDSCAPING SURROUND CIRCULAR DRIVE. VAULTED WOOD CEILINGS & HARDWOOD FLOORS; GOURMET KITCHEN; MASTER SUITE WITH DUAL WALK-IN CLOSETS, SEPARATE HIS & HERS BATH VANITIES, STEAM SHOWER & PRIVATE WATER CLOSET; DAYLIGHT BASEMENT WITH FULL LIVING AREA/BEDROOM, BATH + 2ND LAUNDRY, WORK-OUT SPACE & WORKSHOP. PRIVATE FENCED YARD WITH OPEN SPACE BEYOND & HIKING TRAILS; 2ND GARAGE. ISLAND AMENITIES FEATURE CLUB HOUSE, PRIVATE BEACH & TENNIS COURTS. CLOSE TO SHOPPING, SCHOOLS & MORE...MAKE IT YOURS NOW!!!

Gilford NH  Home For Sale on Governor’s Island
$299,900 Beds 3 Baths 2
with Town Waterfront on Lake Winnipesaukee
Gilford NH   Home mls no. nneren
SPECTACULAR SUNSETS, VIEWS OF SANDERS BAY, GOVERNORS ISLAND, MEREDITH BAY AND THE MOUNTAINS BEYOND ARE ONLY PART OF WHAT THIS PROPERTY HAS TO OFFER. THIS 1900 SQUARE FOOT CONTEMPORARY HOME HAS BEEN CONTINUALLY UPDATED IN RECENT YEARS. THE PROPERTY OFFERS COMPLETE PRIVACY, NEW STAINLESS KITCHEN APPLIANCES, BRAND NEW ROOF, FOUR SEASON SUN ROOM AND DECKS FOCUSED ON THE FABULOUS VIEWS OF THE WEST. MASTER SUITE WITH ITS OWN BALCONY ALONG WITH TWO OTHER GUEST BEDROOMS. THE ENTIRE PROPERTY HAS BEEN METICULOUSLY MAINTAINED BY THE CURRENT OWNERS. INCLUDES GILFORD TOWN BEACH RIGHTS.
 
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