Located in both Carroll County, New Hampshire and York County, Maine, Great East Lake is the eighth largest lake in New Hampshire. Comprised of 1,686 acres, Great East Lake is an ideal location for water sports like fishing, boating and swimming. The most upstream of the five headwater lakes of the Salmon Falls River, Great East Lake does not have boating restrictions like some of the other lakes. Great East Lake does have a beautiful shoreline and boasts twenty-one species of fish that can be caught recreationally.
This beautiful lake is shared by the towns of Acton, Maine and Wakefield, New Hampshire, with over half of the lake’s surface area located in Wakefield. The gorgeous properties around the lake truly embody the rustic, quiet New Hampshire lifestyle. The widest part of the lake is in Wakefield and the lake narrows in Maine, to the east. This narrowing creates three basins. Great East Lake contains twenty-one species of fish including smallmouth and largemouth bass, rainbow trout, American eel, chain pickerel, black crappie, hornpout and white perch. In addition to great fishing, there are a number of other outdoor recreation opportunities in the area, as well as great options for shopping, dining and entertainment.
Homes for sale in Wakefield, where fifty-five percent of Great East Lake is located, come in a variety of sizes and styles. Condos in Wakefield have an average listing price around $215,000. Multi-family homes in the area have an average listing price near $150,000. Some waterfront properties on Great East Lake, as well as other large and luxurious homes in Wakefield, have listing prices near $700,000, but the average listing price for a single family home in the Great East Lake area in Wakefield is nearer to $246,950.
If you you would like to buy a home on or near Great East Lake in Wakefield, in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire, please do not hesitate to contact us today for assistance or more information.