Originally known as Cocheco Township, the town of New Durham was incorporated in 1762 and still holds its original Town Charter. Home to around 2,500 residents, New Durham boasts a great location just minutes from major thoroughfares, yet maintains an alluring small town charm. Within New Durham you’ll find a number of water bodies, but the most noteworthy is Merrymeeting Lake. Merrymeeting Lake is the largest water body in New Durham and is well known for its gorgeous sunsets, excellent fishing and pristine waters.
Living in New Durham, near Merrymeeting Lake means you have quick and convenient access to other beautiful destinations including March Pond, Chalk Pond and the Merrymeeting River. Buy a home in this area and you could enjoy breathtaking panoramic views of Prospect Mountain, Mount Caverley, Mount Rand, Rattlesnake Mountain, Mount Washington, Mount Chocorua, Mount Bett and Mount Jessie. In addition to great views the Merrymeeting Lake area is rich with opportunities for outdoor recreation, not to mention the great shopping, dining and entertainment to be found.
Merrymeeting Lake is a gorgeous hour glass shaped body composed of 1,233 acres. The shore of Merrymeeting Lake is home to a number of beautiful homes and prestigious developments. On the lake’s Western side there is also some undeveloped coast. Some homes in New Durham, where Merrymeeting Lake is located, can list for close to $800,000, but the average listing price for a single family home in the area is nearer to $250,200. There is also land available in New Durham. Land comes in all shapes and sizes and some waterfront properties have listing prices near $1.5 million. However, the price range for lots and land is broad and the average listing price for land in the Merrymeeting Lake area is closer to $99,700.
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