How Did South Down Shores and Long Bay on Lake Winnipesaukee Get Started?

South Down Shores on Lake Winnipesaukee, NH

When construction started in 1981, Laconia’s South Down Farm offered an ideal picturesque setting for condominium homes. Located at the former 126 acre “Taylor Farm” the original planned community had some marketing flaws and the project stalled. I was brought in by the bank that financed the original community to sell the remaining five or six units at the Fells Condominium located in a field off of Parade Road. After we sold those original units, the original developer stepped out of the project it was then that L. John Davidson arrived in July of 1983, South Down was dead in the water and in trouble financially. Enter Davidson, a true visionary who comes up with a completely new waterfront concept plan geared to the vacation home market to give the stalled project new credibility. He then acquired multiple adjoining parcels and almost a mile of shorefront on Paugus Bay. The name was then changed to “South Down Shores” then carried forward to “Long Bay” its sister community and the rest is history.

 

Today, 36 years later, South Down Shores and Long Bay encompass over 360 acres with almost 1 mile of shorefront on Lake Winnipesaukee. These private, gated communities feature unique villages and single-family homes of many architectural styles. A huge investment infrastructure for roads, city water/sewer and underground utilities was made. Davidson created a private yacht club for boats complete with boat slips, racks and a launch area with multiple sandy beaches and breakwaters. Throughout South Down and Long Bay, he crafted a series of beautifully landscaped ponds, community buildings, walking trails and an immense waterfront greenbelt common area along the entire shoreline, for all residents to enjoy.

 

Both communities now have over 600 property owners from many geographic areas who can call the Lakes Region “home”. Many are vacation homeowners & semi-retirees and others are year-round, permanent residents. Davidson’s ‘vision’ and hard work paid off immensely for the City of Laconia. Today both communities contribute somewhere close to $3.5 million annually to the City of Laconia’s tax revenue. That’s a lot of income, which has helped the city grow its infrastructure, schools, police station, and other amenities. 

Not only that but think of the economic impact these 600+ families have contributed to the Lakes Region. The pure size of the development infrastructure, amenity package and huge amount of housing constructed has created a massive amount of jobs over the years for local engineers, surveyors, architects, attorneys, site contractors, home builders, landscape companies and all of the other trades connected with the home building industry. Realtors have also benefited; I know our company and our associates have been involved in more than 600 sales since the 1980s. Most importantly, all of the vacation homeowners, semi-retirees, and residents who have called South Down Shores “home” since its inception have immensely supported all of the businesses which operate in the Lakes Region. Just think of the boat dealers, home improvement stores, contractors, furniture stores, automotive dealers, restaurants, entertainment venues, ski areas and all other attractions that have profited from the families who have become a fabric of our area.

So just who is this man that saved the South Down Farm project? L. John Davidson grew up in Andover, MA and graduated from Phillips Andover and Harvard University. As a young man he worked in his father’s restaurants, he was an air controller in the Korean War and later operated clothing stores called “The Andover Shop” in Cambridge & Andover. He also developed the 400-acre land package for the Raytheon Company Missile Systems Plant and he reconstructed Andover Square after defeating Urban Renewal in the 1960s. From 1965-1970 Davidson bought out 70 separate parcels of land, an entire valley in Quechee, VT. He became the architect/developer of one of the largest and most successful developments in New England. The community was called Quechee Lakes and included 6000 acres where Davidson placed 50% of the land in a permanent greenbelt to preserve the integrity and natural beauty of the valley. There are currently over 1700 homes and condominiums in The Queechee Development where he rebuilt a covered bridge over the Ottauquechee River, restored an abandoned mill and relocated other buildings throughout the town. He developed ski trails and built ski lifts for the residents, two championship golf courses, two lakes and a 50-mile trail system. Davidson’s “farmstead concept” was unique to the real estate industry and he was the first to offer the single-family home as a condominium. Davidson later on created condominium suites in Maine and he financed a salvage expedition that raised a 70-foot sections H.M.S DeBraak shipwreck, a British warship that sank off the coast of Delaware in 1798 rumored to be carrying vast treasures. Over the past decade, he embarked on an “egg-venture,” where he spent millions developing an egg pasteurization process to eliminate salmonella and bacteria. He now holds 6 patents. John presently resides in Atkinson, NH.

Although Stanford, Connecticut, may have more Fortune 500 Companies per square mile and Boston is certainly an economic engine, these major cities lack one critical resource that the Lakes Region has in abundance. Our beautiful lakes, mountains, forests and rivers continue to attract tourists to our area and new property owners to our area, and they all contribute to the Lakes Region growth and prosperity. Business development and industry growth is likewise important for our economy’s engine and like any community, we need jobs to prosper. However, we can’t lose sight of what our region is all about; we’re primarily a tourist, second home, and semi-retired home market. We also have a strong primary residential market in our surrounding towns, with many young families investing in the Lakes Region. All of us in the Lakes Region should strive to make it the best possible New England destination. Quality development is critical; we need to develop communities we can be proud of, like South Down Shores and Long Bay. I’ve seen the excitement first-hand in the comments from families who have purchased over the years. They absolutely love the community and the entire Lakes Region. They may have started out by renting in the community and then graduated to a small condominium and eventually into a permanent single-family home. So many of them have commented that there’s so much more to do here in the Lakes Region than there was 25 years ago. Nowadays, we have many attractions like The Tanger Outlet Mall, Bank of NH Music Pavilion, the Winnipesaukee Playhouse, Gunstock Mountain Resort, The NH Motor Speedway, and many new restaurants and eateries. Additionally, there are so many more events to participate in, such as craft fairs, The New England Pond Hockey Classic, fishing derbies, car and boat shows, and the NH Pumpkin Festival. 

 

The popularity of these two communities is evident by the strong sales activity over the past years as follows:

2017

Sales: 54

The average selling price of $389,856

Price range of $162,000-$770,000

2018

Sales: 62

The average selling price of $365,893

Price range of $174,750-$900,000

2019

Sales: 51

The average selling price of $456,211

Price range of $178,000-$1,175,000

2020

At the present time in 2020, 14 homes have sold for an average selling price of $501,570 with a price range of $239,000-$1,130,000 and there are 7 properties available for sale ranging in price from $260,000-$1,249,500.

That’s a pretty good testimonial to the success of these fine communities.

This article was written by Frank Roche. Frank is president of Roche Realty Group with offices in Meredith and Laconia, NH, and can be reached at (603) 279-7046. Data was compiled by a NEREN map search on 06/11/2020 and is subject to change. Please feel free to visit www.rocherealty.com to learn more about the Lakes Region and its real estate market.

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19 Williamsburg, Laconia, NH 03246

MLS #4888404

City:Laconia, State:NH

Price: $389000

South Down Shores on Lake Winnipesaukee — Come view this 2-bedroom, 2 & ½ bath condo in this prestigious gated community. Set on Lake Winnipesaukee, this home has a new kitchen, and fresh paint. Move-in ready. This unit has two good-sized bedrooms, one being a master suite. A very nice private patio, a detached one-car garage, with lots of storage above. All within walking distance to the marina, greenspace, beach, clubhouse, bocce ball courts, tennis & basketball courts, fishing jetty, kayak racks, and much more. There are miles of walking & hiking trails to explore. Just 15 minutes from I-93 (Exit 20), outlet shopping, and Gunstock Ski Resort. Just 10 minutes for Bank of NH Pavilion, marinas, Lakeport Opera House, grocery shopping, etc. All for just $389, 000! 6178453834e2b5f9c15aff62 0.00 9689 Beach Access Beach Rights Club House Tennis Court Near Golf Course Near Paths Near Snowmobile Trails 1 0 0 2 3 2 1280 Laconia RE_1 Colonial Hills NH-Belknap Parade Road to South Down Shores, through gate (code required) onto Outerbridge Drive. Take right onto Davidson Drive, 1st lefet into Colonials Hill, first right onto Williamsburg Circle. 19 Williamsburg Circle A Patio neren3 1 Detached 617844f434e2b5f9975954d2 1 1 1 1 1635271305 43.5715923 1635206400 389000 Kevin Shaw 4888404 Active -71.4745167 Condo Development Level Trail/Near Trail Walking Trails 4888404 1484 19 Williamsburg, Laconia, NH 03246 1635271751 Roche Realty Group, Inc 1 37 303 Single Family Homes Residential South Down Shores on Lake Winnipesaukee — Come view this 2-bedroom, 2 & ½ bath condo in this prestigious gated community. 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43 Ponds View, Laconia, NH 03246

MLS #4882268

City:Laconia, State:NH

Price: $670000

Long Bay!!! Come view this gorgeous home in the prestigious Long Bay!! One of the few gated communities on Lake Winnipesaukee. This 4BR, 3BA home is in great condition. Close to the beach and pool, there is a large master suite on the 2nd floor, It's open concept lends itself to entertaining, or just hanging out with the entire family. The home exterior has vinyl siding making it maintenance free.. The outside has a large screened in farmers porch and a patio area for grilling and outside entertainment. This home has a heated 2 car garage, large kitchen dining area, with cozy living room with a propane fireplace on the first floor. There are hardwood oak floors on the first level. The second level consists of the grand master ensuite, with a walk-in closet. 3 additional bedrooms, and a full bath and laundry. There is a large unfinished 3rd level (with stairs) for more bedrooms or another living room. This home has a tranquil setting right on the pond and a dead end street. A very quiet area. Long Bay offers 2 beautiful beaches, an in ground pool, playground, clubhouse, kayak racks, green space, tennis & pickle ballcourts, basketball courts, bocce ball court, and miles of walking trails. Long Bay has 2, 000 feet of water frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee. 20 minutes for Exit 20, 15 minutes to Gunstock Ski Resort, Bank of NH Pavilion, 10 minutes to downtown Meredith, shopping, golf, and hiking. 5 Minutes to the Laconia Opera House, and many restaurants and marinas 613f849834e2b52ea930a052 0.00 9689 Beach Access Beach Rights Club House Day Dock Dry Dock Tennis Court Near Golf Course Near Snowmobile Trails Walk-up 1 0 0 2 3 4 2364 Laconia RE_1 Willows NH-Belknap Parade Rd, to South Down Shores/ Long Bay entrance. Through gate (code required) onto Outerbridge Drive. Drive through South Down Shores into Long Bay. Stay on Outerbridge Drive. 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43 Ponds View, Laconia, NH 03246

MLS #4882273

City:Laconia, State:NH

Price: $670000

Long Bay!!! Come view this gorgeous home in the prestigious Long Bay!! One of the few gated communities on Lake Winnipesaukee. This 4BR, 3BA home is in great condition. Close to the beach and pool, there is a large master suite on the 2nd floor, It's open concept lends itself to entertaining, or just hanging out with the entire family. The home exterior has vinyl siding making it maintenance free.. The outside has a large screened in farmers porch and a patio area for grilling and outside entertainment. This home has a heated 2 car garage, large kitchen dining area, with cozy living room with a propane fireplace on the first floor. There are hardwood oak floors on the first level. The second level consists of the grand master ensuite, with a walk-in closet. 3 additional bedrooms, and a full bath and laundry. There is a large unfinished 3rd level (with stairs) for more bedrooms or another living room. This home has a tranquil setting right on the pond and a dead end street. A very quiet area. Long Bay offers 2 beautiful beaches, an in ground pool, playground, clubhouse, kayak racks, green space, tennis & pickle ballcourts, basketball courts, bocce ball court, and miles of walking trails. Long Bay has 2, 000 feet of water frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee. 20 minutes for Exit 20, 15 minutes to Gunstock Ski Resort, Bank of NH Pavilion, 10 minutes to downtown Meredith, shopping, golf, and hiking. 5 Minutes to the Laconia Opera House, and many restaurants and marinas 613f890034e2b52f8410dc82 0.00 9689 Beach Access Beach Rights Club House Day Dock Dry Dock Tennis Court Near Golf Course Near Snowmobile Trails Walk-up 1 0 0 2 3 4 2364 Laconia RE_1 Willows NH-Belknap Parade Rd, to South Down Shores/ Long Bay entrance. Through gate (code required) onto Outerbridge Drive. Drive through South Down Shores into Long Bay. Stay on Outerbridge Drive. Take right onto Ponds View Lane. #43 is on your right. 43 Ponds View Lane Pool - In Ground Porch neren3 1 2 Attached 1 1 613f86c534e2b52eef1f1062 1 1 1631552727 43.5828789 1631232000 670000 Kevin Shaw 4882273 Active -71.4740870 Level Trail/Near Trail Walking Trails 4882273 1484 43 Ponds View, Laconia, NH 03246 1633458016 Roche Realty Group, Inc 1 40 283 Single Family Homes Residential Long Bay!!! Come view this gorgeous home in the prestigious Long Bay!! One of the few gated communities on Lake Winnipesaukee. This 4BR, 3BA home is in great condition. Close to the beach and pool, there is a large master suite on the 2nd floor, It's open concept lends itself to entertaining, or just hanging out with the entire family. The home exterior has vinyl siding making it maintenance free.. The outside has a large screened in farmers porch and a patio area for grilling and outside entertainment. This home has a heated 2 car garage, large kitchen dining area, with cozy living room with a propane fireplace on the first floor. There are hardwood oak floors on the first level. The second level consists of the grand master ensuite, with a walk-in closet. 3 additional bedrooms, and a full bath and laundry. There is a large unfinished 3rd level (with stairs) for more bedrooms or another living room. This home has a tranquil setting right on the pond and a dead end street. A very quiet area. Long Bay offers 2 beautiful beaches, an in ground pool, playground, clubhouse, kayak racks, green space, tennis & pickle ballcourts, basketball courts, bocce ball court, and miles of walking trails. Long Bay has 2, 000 feet of water frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee. 20 minutes for Exit 20, 15 minutes to Gunstock Ski Resort, Bank of NH Pavilion, 10 minutes to downtown Meredith, shopping, golf, and hiking. 5 Minutes to the Laconia Opera House, and many restaurants and marinas Pets - Allowed Dead End Laconia Sch Dst SAU #30 Elm Street Elementary School Laconia High School Laconia Middle School NH 3 Ponds View 43 Contemporary Long Bay 1633485796 Shared-Private Yes Lake Winnipesaukee No Lake 2005 03246 ListPrice 670000 1633091593 670000 1631553792 697000 ListingStatus Active 1631553792 Active Point -71.474087 43.5828789 RETS http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/7244-4882273-1-neren3.jpg 1 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/82c2-4882273-2-neren3.jpg 2 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/f9f8-4882273-3-neren3.jpg 3 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/1abe-4882273-4-neren3.jpg 4 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/571c-4882273-5-neren3.jpg 5 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/4c6c-4882273-6-neren3.jpg 6 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/09b8-4882273-7-neren3.jpg 7 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/e170-4882273-8-neren3.jpg 8 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/0f70-4882273-9-neren3.jpg 9 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/c1c4-4882273-10-neren3.jpg 10 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/2285-4882273-11-neren3.jpg 11 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/395b-4882273-12-neren3.jpg 12 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/a26a-4882273-13-neren3.jpg 13 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/c905-4882273-14-neren3.jpg 14 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/eff0-4882273-15-neren3.jpg 15 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/300e-4882273-16-neren3.jpg 16 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/3a95-4882273-17-neren3.jpg 17 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/51a7-4882273-18-neren3.jpg 18 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/3db5-4882273-19-neren3.jpg 19 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/7df8-4882273-20-neren3.jpg 20 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/1239-4882273-21-neren3.jpg 21 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/2973-4882273-22-neren3.jpg 22 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/e7b6-4882273-23-neren3.jpg 23 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/bb88-4882273-24-neren3.jpg 24 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/28f1-4882273-25-neren3.jpg 25 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/4ef4-4882273-26-neren3.jpg 26 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/ab6b-4882273-27-neren3.jpg 27 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/b6f9-4882273-28-neren3.jpg 28 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/26c4-4882273-29-neren3.jpg 29 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/3ac1-4882273-30-neren3.jpg 30 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/ebfc-4882273-31-neren3.jpg 31 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/6f09-4882273-32-neren3.jpg 32 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/f5ca-4882273-33-neren3.jpg 33 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/75f0-4882273-34-neren3.jpg 34 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/7d8d-4882273-35-neren3.jpg 35 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/5cc8-4882273-36-neren3.jpg 36 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/5be1-4882273-37-neren3.jpg 37 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/2022-4882273-38-neren3.jpg 38 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/f01e-4882273-39-neren3.jpg 39 1631559304 http://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/apiv1.photos.master/5ce9-4882273-40-neren3.jpg 40 1631559304 1631559304 1631559368 https://tour.neren.com/43-Ponds-View-Lane-Laconia-NH-03246--4882273/unbranded -4.03 1633091593
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