EagleTribune.com, North Andover, MA

August 4, 2013

Waterfront home offers luxury, privacy

By SARAH ASHlEY DURRELL
Advertising correspondent

---- — The magnificent contemporary home at 8 Wingate Court in Stratham, N.H., offers gorgeous custom details, fantastic amenities and an abundance of entertaining space. Featuring four bedrooms, four full bathrooms and two 3/4 bathrooms, it combines country living with luxury and convenience.

The home is situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac on 1.24 acres with over 300 feet of water frontage on the Squamscott River, complete with a deep-water dock and access to Great Bay. The backyard has multi-level mahogany decks, perennial gardens, an in-ground heated gunite pool and hot tub, all overlooking the pristine scenery and providing the greatest level of privacy.

Indoors, the home features a beautiful open concept kitchen, two master bedroom suites, an enormous media room, and plenty of space to relax and unwind. There is truly no aspect of this home that has gone overlooked.

The elegant foyer welcomes residents and guests with an intricate chandelier, gleaming hardwood floors and a grand staircase.

The designer gourmet kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, beautiful granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances and a fabulous duel-level island. Open to the spacious family room, the kitchen is bright and sunny, providing an excellent spot for family gatherings.

The family room has a gas fireplace, while the formal living room has a wood-burning fireplace. The formal living room, dining room and sitting room all offer lovely water views and pristine hardwood floors, while the first-floor office features plush wall-to-wall carpeting and serves as a tranquil spot for working from home.

The large first-floor master suite boasts its own gas fireplace, separate his and hers bathrooms, complete with soaking tubs, walk-in showers, and custom stone-hued tiling, along with a wonderful walk-in closet.

Upstairs there is a second master suite, with its own oversized master bathroom featuring a soaking tub and double sinks and private deck, and two additional bedrooms.

A spectacular entertainment/media room sits above the attached three-car garage. It features stunning, wood detailed, cathedral ceilings and recessed lighting, a built-in bar with a refrigerator, icemaker and dishwasher, along with a gas fireplace and 3/4 bathroom.

The home has a mudroom leading from the garage, first-floor and second-floor laundry rooms, underground utilities, a multi-zone heating system, a built-in security system, and an irrigation system for the lush landscaping.

And, the home is just minutes from Routes 101 and 95, with quick access to the shops and dining of Exeter, Portsmouth and the New Hampshire seacoast. With unparalleled amenities and such a splendid location, 8 Wingate Court truly has it all.

The house is listed at $1,595,000 and is being exclusively offered by Maureen Carey of The Maureen Carey Group in Hampton Falls, N.H. For more information or to schedule a private viewing, contact Maureen at 603-964-6020 or 603-944-7834, or email careyltd@rcn.com.

At a glance :Where: 8 Wingate Court, Stratham, N.H. Designed for: Families seeking luxury, privacy and an abundance of amenities Price: $1,595,000 Listing agency: Maureen Carey, The Maureen Carey Group, Hampton Falls, N.H., 603-964-6020 or 603-944-7834, careyltd@rcn.com