One In a Million: Four New England Vacation Homes on the Market
It’s all about location, location, location. And if that location happens to be Provincetown or the Vineyard, a million bucks is typically just enough to get you in the door. Here are four vacation homes that defy that stereotype.
1. Perfect for: Nudists with a Sunburn Fetish
This Bayside home in P-town may be slightly dated, but its multilevel decks with water views will no doubt keep you busy wining and dining all 500 of your closest friends throughout the summer. The property offers plenty of privacy (if you’re into that kind of thing).
Address: 2 Old Colony Way, Provincetown
Stats: Three bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,370 square feet
Listing price: $1,125,000
2. Perfect for: Boaters and Birders
Rustic summers are best spent lakeside, which is where you’ll find this 1969 open-plan house. Sited on Lake Winnisquam, the bright and open abode boasts a private dock, 392 feet of shoreline, and plenty of built- in shelving for your binoculars and bird books.
Address: 514 Shore Dr., Laconia, NH
Stats: Four bedrooms, three bathrooms, 2,644 square feet
Listing price: $989,000
Perfect for: Small People with Small Families
It’s kind of like an apartment on a lot, but one with killer ocean views and enough beadboard to remind you that you’re on Martha’s Vineyard. And consider its massive mahogany deck (this is when size matters). Bonus: With only 855 square feet, you won’t have to make excuses for turning down weekend guests.
Address: 10 Namas Ave., Oak Bluffs
Stats: Two bedrooms, one bathroom, 855 square feet
Listing price: $1,175,000
Perfect for: Skiers Who Won’t Abandon Their Perch
Stowe Mountain is just down the road, so have some patience, dear shredders. And while you’re waiting for the fluffy white stuff to fall out of the sky, strap on a backpack and hike out from this mountainside estate to explore its 20 acres of land overlooking Mount Mansfield and the surrounding valleys.
Address: 634 Birch Hill Rd., Stowe, VT
Stats: Four bedrooms, five bathrooms, 5,329 square feet
Listing price: $1,298,000