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Meredith: The Local Secret

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When asked where I live and responding “Meredith NH” (and I have experienced this all over the country and beyond), the almost universal response is “OOOH it’s so pretty there” and they are right. The town complex is one of only two municipalities (Wolfeboro being the other) with its downtown set directly on Lake Winnipesaukee. The Inns on the water and Main Street with its picture perfect white church and spire and shops is like something out of a Currier and Ives scene. But those of us who have chosen to live here know that there is something beyond the resort most tourists see.

 The character of the town extends throughout its 54 plus square miles. The full time population of over 6000 expands to over 15,000 in the summer and consists of folks who may only stay part of the year, but call Meredith home. Meredith Neck has some of the clearest water on the whole lake (I know –I’ve fished it all) and a special zoning district (the Meredith Neck Zone) is in place to help maintain the rural feel of the area. Meredith Neck also has been the beneficiary of Conservation Easements- Page Pond, The Bushnell Easement, and Moulton Farm which ensure open area and limited development of open land for the future. Meredith feels like a small town and is, but with access to all the amenities of an urban area and more- a local cinema, home of the NH Music Festival, a vibrant Summer Theater, a full service pharmacy, a supermarket, many great restaurants and shops, an excellent school district, new community center, a wonderful boardwalk on the shorefront, a great library, churches, three banks, and much more! Moulton Farm provides locally grown fresh produce for localavores. Lakes Region General Hospital is just down the road in Laconia with its full staff of specialists and family docs. 

One of Meredith’s greatest assets, and not spoken enough of, is its location. Within two hours you can dip your toes in the ocean (or go Striper fishing), access all the academia, culture, or world’s best medical care in Boston, or be skiing in the White Mountains. Manchester Airport is only an hour away.

Look, I’m telling you this but don’t spread the word. We want to keep Meredith a secret. Don’t tell.

To learn more (but just you), you can reach me at kcedarstrom@rocherealty.com or call me at 603-520-6609 (cell) or (603) 279-7046. I give private tours if you’re nice.

Kim Cedarstrom is a licensed residential and commercial Realtor® at Roche Realty Group

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