Meredith Real Estate & Homes for Sale in New Hampshire
The communities of Meredith and Gilford are located in the serene setting of lush Belknap County, New Hampshire. Glassy lakes, rolling mountains, spring flowers and winter snow provide natural charm to these friendly communities. The region is characterized by natural beauty, four colorful seasons, gracious residents and large, stately homes.
Meredith is on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee, while Gilford is 10 miles southeast near the Gunstock River. Both communities are accessible by U.S. Route 3 and other major roadways.
Gilford and Meredith have a combined population of approximately 13,000, with slightly more than 50% located in Gilford. Public education is provided by two school districts, Inter-lakes School District in Meredith and Gilford School District. The two organizations operate seven schools in total, serving about 1,800 students.
Outdoor activities are popular year-round: skiing, snowmobiling, ice skating, boating, fishing, hiking, biking and skateboarding are a few examples. Gilford residents enjoy their proximity to Gunstock Ski Mountain, New Hampshire's premier ski and snowboard site. Public beaches, boat launches and regional parks are also located within a short drive.
Meredith's Main Street is a popular lakefront shopping venue with unique shops and restaurants. Meredith also hosts a variety of community events year-round, including the Ice Fishing Derby, Meredith in Bloom, Motorcycle Week and holiday celebrations.
Meredith Real Estate Info: Prices of Houses for Sale in Meredith and Gilford
The homes in Meredith and Gilford are generally spacious and secluded. Styles vary from 18th century colonials to recently built contemporaries. Prices for detached, single-family homes vary from the high-$200,000s up to $1 million. Three-bedroom, two-bath family homes are generally priced in the $400,000s. More expansive waterfront and water view properties can be purchased at the higher end of the range. Both communities offer a small selection of condominiums/townhouses, with higher end units located in Meredith. Undeveloped residential land is also available and varies in price depending on size and location.
Meredith Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 17th, 2020: homes priced around $447,570 compared to $447,570 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, January 17th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.51%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.90%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.41%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.12%.