Lake Wentworth

Lake Wentworth in the 7th largest lake located entirely in New Hampshire. It is named for Royal Governor John Wentworth, who built a summer home there in the 1700's. His wife used to picnic on the spot that is now Camp Birchmont. There are at least 18 named islands with Stamp Act Island being the largest at 106 acres. Connected by an underwater reef to Bass Island, Stamp Act remains undeveloped to this day and is home to an abundance of loons and waterfowl.

Swimming is a major activity at the lake with Albee Beach and Lake Wentworth State Park offering ample sandy beaches and picnic areas. Albee Beach is also the starting point for the Great Smith River Canoe and Kayak Race, held each year in May. The race is approximately 4 miles long and included a mild white-water stretch, 2 portages and is very exciting to watch. Classified as a warm water fishery, you will find rainbow trout, small and largemouth bass, pickerel, horned pout and white perch.

 
 

 

367 Governor Wentworth Highway Wolfeboro NH 03894

MLS Number 4765913

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bathroom 6
  • Bedrooms 11
  • Square Feet 3,400

A tranquil Lake Wentworth gated cottage compound, with 4 rental cottages, a 3-bay, two floor, Arts and Crafts designed Carriage House, offering a future rental potential, plus a year-round home located in Wolfeboro, NH "The Oldest Summer Resort in America". This unique property features 515 feet of waterfront, two sandy beaches and 4 waterfront cottages, located on the former property of the historic Governor John Wentworth Estate. With southwest exposure, awesome views of the lake's islands, the Belknap Mountains in the distance, and spectacular sunsets bless those who live here. The main Adirondack-style lodge has 3 bedrooms, 2 custom designed full baths with Jacuzzi's. It's a one-floor home with a bank of windows facing an exceptional view. The 4 three seasonal cottages offer a supplemental income or may be utilized as an extended family compound. This property has a fantastic rental history and is a must see. Schedule your private showing today!

Listed by Randall Parker of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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