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Home of the Week

May 26, 2013

Custom details within minutes of Route 101 and I-95

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 dual-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.

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