Lake Sunapee NH Insights
Lake Sunapee is the 5th largest lake in the State of New Hampshire with 4125 acres water stretching 8.1 miles long and 2.5 miles at it’s widest point. A maximum depth of 142’ has been sounded at a location called Hedge Hog south of Sunapee Harbor. Located in central New Hampshire encompassing over 70 miles of shoreline the lake is indented by several peninsulas and lake fingers. There are 11 islands within the lake – the largest being Great Island encompassing 35 acres with 19 private homes & cottages. Thanks to ever-diligent efforts by shoreland owners and world-class education offered by the Lake Sunapee Protective Association – the water quality ranks in the Oligotrophic class providing some of the clearest, cleanest swimming waters in New England.
There are five public boat ramps located in Sunapee Harbor, Georges Mills, Mt. Sunapee State Park, Burkehaven Marina, and Blodgetts Landing. In addition to fun on the lake – be sure to visit the various harbors for ice cream, dinner, shopping & evening concerts.
There are over 1100 properties on the lakeshore – ranging from small camps and cabins to large estates. The Towns of New London, Sunapee, and Newbury all reach the shores of Lake Sunapee. In 2019 prices range from $795,000 for a summer camp to $6,795,000 for a historic estate on almost 7 acres. The shoreline undulates offering a variety of topography from level, sandy bottom access with wide water views to charming coves with deep waters ideal for any type of boating.
For more details on purchasing property on Lake Sunapee – please give Pam a call.