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December 8, 2013

A one-of-a-kind Big Island Pond waterfront masterpiece

The one-of-a-kind property on Big Island Pond, in income-tax-free Derry, N.H., is a hidden gem that offers everything from a stunning waterfront home on 13 acres to a heliport and a 1,000 square foot hanger. Tucked away in a quiet corner of Derry near the Hampstead line, close to major commuter routes and only 30 minutes to Boston or the Seacoast, this unique home features a serene waterfront location with a private sandy beach, two-bay boathouse, a spacious yard for entertaining, a waterfront deck, walking trails and even a seaplane ramp.

The Big Island Pond neighborhood is renowned for its natural beauty and recreations. The 500-acre pond offers swimming, fishing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, motor boating and water skiing. It is also home to a spectacular array of wildlife. Standing on the boat dock it is easy to be mesmerized by the natural beauty of the setting. It would be amazing to be able to walk out the door and kayak or swim in the tranquil water.

The spacious home is perfectly designed for its waterfront location. Oversized windows, glass doors and custom architectural elements come together to create a beautiful and spacious home that embraces the waterfront and forms a seamless indoor/outdoor lifestyle. Natural light and an open floor plan give the interior an airy feel. The family-friendly floor plan flows effortlessly and yet the openness and clean contemporary lines of the home are balanced by fabulous architectural details that define the spaces while allowing for magnificent water views from almost every room.

The main living level offers a large welcoming foyer with a beautiful tile floor and two large closets. To the left of the foyers is a great room with a built-in workspace, large windows with water views and two sets of glass doors that lead out to to a waterfront three-seasons room. This is an outstanding family space for everyday casual living.

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