FEATURED LIFESTYLE: DOVER POINT, DOVER NH
Is there anything more magical than peak autumn foliage in New England? This is when the beautifulSeacoast peninsula ofDover Point, Dover NH comes alive in brilliant bursts of color along its tidal waterways! Here, the Cocheco, Salmon Falls and Bellamy riversflow to the Piscataqua, past Portsmouth Harbor and out to the Atlantic Ocean. It's truly paradise for nature lovers and boaters!
Dover Point is home to some of the greater Seacoast area's finest waterfront properties, many with private docks. You'll find these luxury homes in beautiful neighborhoodssuch as Captain's Landing (Waterloo Circle), Breezy Hill Landing (Shore Lane), Foster's Drive, Landing Way and The Paddocks at Tidewater Farms (Saddle Trail Drive).
One of our recent Dover Point riverfront sellers commented,
We love the river views throughout the house...and waking to beautiful sunrises from the master bedroom! We have also enjoyed watching the wildlife, especially the eagles and cardinals, from our deck.
If you're lucky enough to live on Dover Point, Dover NH, you have quick access to these local gems:
- Hilton Park at Dover Pointis a great place to have a picnic, ride bicycles, fish for striped bass and watch the boats pass by.
- Newick's Lobster Houseoffers casual waterfront dining where you're sure to enjoy fresh seafood with an amazing view.
- Tendercrop Farm at The Red Barnprovides fresh, local produce, meats and specialty foods...they also have an annualSunflower Festivalthat never disappoints!
- Looking for authentic Italian cuisine?Check outPatty Bs Ristorante Italianofor fantastic food and great service.
- Need to snazzy up your home with some coastal-themed decor? VisitCoastal Furnitureand HOME, both of whichoffer quality brands and lots of choices!
The historic city ofDover NH(c.1623) is agreat up-and-coming place to live, especially for young professionals andfamilies seeking value. Dover is a prime spot for commuting on Route 95 north to Portland ME or south to Boston MA, each an hour away. And both downtown Portsmouth NH and theUniversity of New Hampshirearejust 10 minutes away!
Dover has a well-regarded public school system with a new high school that you can read more abouthere. Its impressive campus now boasts the largest display of solar panels in the state anda great Career TechnicalCenter. There is also Saint Thomas Aquinas High School, a co-ed Catholic school situated on the north side of the Dover Point peninsula and Portsmouth Christian Academy, a50-acre campus next to the Bellamy River.
Wentworth-Douglass Hospitalis also convenientlylocated in Dover. This non-profit hospital has been named best on the Seacoast and is a member of the Massachusetts General Hospital family.
THINGS TO DO AND PLACES TO EAT IN DOWNTOWN DOVER:
Start your mornings with a cup of coffee ortea atFlight Coffee Caf(Flight also has live jazz every Friday night!). A great breakfast spot isTwo Home Cooks(Voted top three brunch spots in NH by WMUR 2019)...for aslice of brick oven pizza,La Festa Brick & Brewis top notch...and for dinner, foodies loveChapel + Mainwhich offers so many delicious options on its unique menu.
If you're in the mood to shop, stop bySalmon Falls Stonewarefor beautifulsalt-glazed pottery and collectibles!
Our team is known for marketing and selling unique, luxury and waterfront properties along Dover Point, Dover NH and throughout the greater Seacoast area.
A client who sold their home on the Piscataqua River shared,
We have so many wonderful memories of living here! I'll always remember an eagle sitting in a tree just outside the upstairs office...a pair of swans that visited often...kayaking and boating along the river. Everyone who visited always commented that it was such an amazing, magical, private spot. It's almost like living in a very well-equipped tree house!
Following are a few of our recent Dover Point sales...
34 Mallard Lane, Dover Point | Sold for $960,000 in August 2019 Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty represented Buyers
19 Landing Way, Dover Point | Sold For $1,140,000 in September 2018 Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty representedSellers
13 Landing Way, Dover Point | Sold for $935,000 in January 2018 Tate & Foss Sotheby's International Realty representedSellers
For more information about livingon Dover Point, Dover NH or anywhere along the NH Seacoast, pleasecontacta member of our real estate sales team. At Tate & Foss Sothebys International Realty, we prideourselves on having in-depth knowledge of our market area. Wed like to share that knowledge with you.