Alstead, New Hampshire

Tucked in the rolling hills of southwestern New Hampshire lies Alstead, a small community of about 2100 people.  Set about ten miles north of the college town Keene, Alstead is home to little business focusing instead on quiet neighborhoods, family interests and traditional New England values.

Initially created as part of a barrier intended to repel attacks from Native Americans, Alstead was first chartered in 1735 by Colonial Massachusetts Governor Jonathan Belcher.  After New Hampshire became its own province, many towns were re-granted, Alstead being one of them.  Dubbed “Newton” by New Hampshire’s Governor Benning Wentworth in 1752, the town was finally incorporated as Alstead in 1763.  The town takes its name from Johann Heinrich Alsted, a man who had compiled a popular encyclopedia that was in use when Governor Wentworth attended college at Harvard.

Alstead was the site of the state’s first paper mill, powered by the Cold River.  Though several small mills sprung up on the surrounding tributaries, Alstead was primarily, and still is, an agricultural community.  Many residents, however, see their small town as more of a bedroom community since most of the population work in other nearby towns.

Alstead is situated just ten miles north of Keene, New Hampshire, an active state college community.  With a large student population, Keene has much to offer in the way of entertainment, shopping, dining and just about anything else you might desire – all just down the road from Alstead.  But living in Alstead is more about living in the tranquility of the New Hampshire countryside than traveling for entertainment.  The Great North Woods and the White Mountain National Forest are both only an hour or so from Alstead and lend to a great day of sightseeing and creating special memories with your family.  There’s a little something for everyone in New Hampshire, and none of it is very difficult to find.

Alstead is a member of School Administrative Unit #60 and a part of the Fall Mountain Regional School District, along with Acworth, Charlestown, Langdon, and Walpole.  Alstead has its own elementary school and (district) middle school but high school-age children in Alstead attend the Fall Mountain Regional High School in neighboring Langdon, NH.  There are no current plans to expand the school system within Alstead.

Peace and quiet, friendly neighbors, a great school system – what more could you ask for in a small New Hampshire town?  If you do have more to ask, your first call should be to Jim Miller Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at (603) 801-3987.  Jim has all the answers to any of the questions you may have surrounding the wonderful communities within the Granite State.  Jim is here to help you find the perfect home in the perfect community and he won’t stop until you are completely satisfied.  Call him today and find out why New Hampshire is the fastest-growing state in New England.

Alstead Primary School (k-5)
(603) 835-2482

Vilas Middle School (6-8)
(603) 835-6351

Fall Mountain Regional High School (9-12)
(603) 835-6318

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This One Of A Kind Historic Property Built In 1...

Photo of Listing #4647141

$1,349,000

  • 8 Beds
  • 9.0 Baths
  • 8,738 SqFt
  • 61.59 Acres

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Alstead, New Hampshire

 

This One Of A Kind Historic Property Built In 1909 By Notable Hotelier And Philanthropist, Charles N. Vilas, Has Over 8000 Sq. Ft. Of Living Space. The Estate Boasts Beautifully Proportioned Rooms, Rich In Architectural Detail, With A Great Flow For Entertaining. There Are 8 Bedrooms, Including A...

Come Explore The Beauty And Wonder Of This 1780...

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$684,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 4,398 SqFt
  • 24.15 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Come Explore The Beauty And Wonder Of This 1780 Colonial Overlooking The Quaint Town And Cook Hill. The Chandler House Has You Take A Step Back And Enjoy The Wonders Of The World. Peacefully Set Along A Quiet Country Road, Yet Convenient To The Upper Valley, Keene, And Boston Is A Short 2 Hour Dr...

Over 200 Feet Of Owner Water Frontage On Lake W...

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$449,328

  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,038 SqFt
  • 2.80 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Over 200 Feet Of Owner Water Frontage On Lake Warren. Beach Area And Dock. Unique Property With Inlaw/accessory Dwelling Unit. All On One Level. Rent One Side And Live In The Other Or Use As A Single Family Home. Main Unit Has Spacious Eat In Kitchen. First Floor Laundry. Property Is Freshly ...

This Secluded Mountain Top Property Combines A ...

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$449,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,280 SqFt
  • 60.05 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

This Secluded Mountain Top Property Combines A Spacious Well Built Home With A Picturesque 35+ Mile View Of Alstead Village And Stratton Mountain. The First Floor Is Post & Beam. All Walls Are 6 Inches. Interior Walls Are Covered With 8" Tongue & Groove, V Match Pine. The Timber Frame Home Offers...

Country Living Just 20 Minutes Easy Commute To ...

Photo of Listing #4630446

$324,500

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,352 SqFt
  • 5.00 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Country Living Just 20 Minutes Easy Commute To Keene! This Contemporary Cape With Open Concept First Floor Living Has So Much To Offer! Sit Out On The Back Deck Drinking In The View, Enjoy Cocktails On The Screened In Porch, Host A Gathering In The Great Room, Snuggle Up In Front Of The Gas Stov...

Maintained With Love; This Is A Antique-home Lo...

Photo of Listing #4646930

$314,500

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,080 SqFt
  • 0.40 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Maintained With Love; This Is A Antique-home Lovers Dream Come True. Fireplaces, Beautiful Kitchen, First Floor Bedroom, Bath & Laundry, Maintained Gardens, New Pool, Spacious Barn, Walk To Village: Store, Library & Milot Green. Quick Car Ride To Route 12 & I91...

Many New Features Include 16 X 21 Ft Glassed In...

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$295,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1,260 SqFt
  • 0.50 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Many New Features Include 16 X 21 Ft Glassed In Lake Room With Sky Lights! Just Updated: Kitchen With New Appliances, Counters, Cabinets. Cozy Gas Fireplace In The Living Room Under The Big Screen Tv! First Floor Bedroom, 2 Upstairs. Nice Swimming. Sale Includes Entire Furnishings And Appliances....

Waterfront, And Just Perfect! On Newell Pond Wi...

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$269,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 1.0 Baths
  • 936 SqFt
  • 0.16 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Waterfront, And Just Perfect! On Newell Pond With The Alstead Town Forest Across The Road This 2-bedroom, Year-round Cottage Is A Wonderful Get-away - Or Live There Year-round And Come Home To The Pond Every Day. The Open-concept Living Area Is Bright And Cheerful, With Natural Woodwork And Custo...

Looking For Peaceful Setting Yet Close To Ameni...

Photo of Listing #4636040

$250,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1,767 SqFt
  • 5.10 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Looking For Peaceful Setting Yet Close To Amenities? This Well-built Post And Beam House With Western View, Will Pleasantly Surprise You. First Floor Living With Efficient Woodstove Will Minimize Your Fuel Bill. The Downstairs Studio Is Ready For Your Hobby.the 3 Stories Barn Could Easily Accomm...

If You Are Looking For A Private, Secluded Wood...

Photo of Listing #4643837

$239,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,964 SqFt
  • 6.70 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

If You Are Looking For A Private, Secluded Woodland Home, This Is It! This Spacious Contemporary Home Is Located On 6.7 Wooded Acres, Your Private Nature Preserve! A Babbling Brook In Your Back Yard, You Can't See It But You Can Hear The Soothing Sounds. Watch The Moose And Bear In Their Natura...

Stunning Views On Over 15 Acres Of Privacy Awai...

Photo of Listing #4649121

$199,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1,873 SqFt
  • 15.30 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Stunning Views On Over 15 Acres Of Privacy Await Your Creative Touches At This Hillside Escape. Caught In Time But Ready To Be Rejuvenated, This 3 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath Ranch Style Home Has So Much Character And Solid Bones. Gorgeous Mature Landscaping And Trails. Views Abound From The Living Room,...

Historic 1850's School House Beautifully Conver...

Photo of Listing #4628827

$190,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 1,546 SqFt
  • 1.00 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Historic 1850's School House Beautifully Converted Into A 3 Bedroom Home With Lots Of Updates! Quartz Countertops Being Installed Along With A Large Pantry! Enjoy Sitting On The Heated Sun-porch Watching The Birds Fly By And The Clouds Float Over The Rolling Hills Surrounding The Property. Fir...

Unique & Open Concept Contemporary Cape, Nestle...

Photo of Listing #4613880

$184,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 1.0 Baths
  • 1,408 SqFt
  • 70.40 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Unique & Open Concept Contemporary Cape, Nestled On The Side Of The Road, With 70.4 Acres Of Land, Under Current Use Status. Nature Abounds, Lots Of Wildlife, Sunlight & Views From Every Room. Kitchen W/shaker Style Cabinets, Pantry Unit, 9' Ceiling, Corian Sink, Tile Counter Top, Tile Topped Wor...

Charming Antique Cape With Many Renovations In ...

Photo of Listing #4630314

$163,500

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,509 SqFt
  • 0.25 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Charming Antique Cape With Many Renovations In The Heart Of The Alstead Village. It Is Where The Old Meets The New-a Fabulous Blend. A Wonderful Side Covered Porch To Enjoy Your Afternoons On While Listening To Sounds Of The Water Or The Bustle Of The Village. There Is Also A Sweet Private Sc...

Very Unique Property On A Quiet Back Rd. This 2...

Photo of Listing #4614214

$134,900

  • 2 Beds
  • 1.0 Baths
  • 1,008 SqFt
  • 6.20 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Very Unique Property On A Quiet Back Rd. This 2 Bdrm 1 Bath Home Has Lot To Offer. This Property Has A Camp And A Year Round Home And A Shed That Has A Work Shop And An Enclosed Porch, Which Will Be Very Popular When The Weather Allows.this Is Connected By A Deck To The Main Home.the Hunting Camp...

Cute Year Round Cottage With Dock Rights To Lak...

Photo of Listing #4503561

$134,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 1.0 Baths
  • 644 SqFt
  • 0.14 Acres

Residential

Alstead, New Hampshire

 

Cute Year Round Cottage With Dock Rights To Lake Warren At The End Of A Dead-end Road. Privacy Galore. Hardwood Floors Throughout And Tile In The Stylish Kitchen. Featuring One Bedroom Plus An Office Space Or Small Second Bedroom Or Even A Studio. Plus A Loft Which Is Great For Kids And Storage. ...

 

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