Goshen, New Hampshire

When driving around the southwestern leg of Lake Sunapee in western New Hampshire, be sure not to blink or you’ll miss the little town of Goshen, NH.  With virtually no industry or retail presence, Goshen can be called a “one-horse-town” and no one would correct you (though there are more than just one).  No billboards, no smokestacks, no traffic lights – not even much traffic at all makes its way through Goshen.  This is the perfect little town in which to escape the doldrums of the modern day rat race.

The first settlers to this area arrived in 1768 when it was part of a town called Saville.  Saville was incorporated in 1782 and changed its name to Wendell, NH, then eventually to Sunapee, as we know it today.  Ten years after Wendell came to be, a southwest portion of the town was combined with parts of Newport, Newbury (then Fishersfield), Lempster and Unity to create a brand-new town called Goshen.  Goshen likely got its name from the fact that many residents had relative in Goshen, CT, and that some residents served in a Revolutionary regiment with soldiers from that town.

Through the years, Goshen remained a quiet, unassuming town of farmers, trappers, hunters and traders.  When the U.S census was first taken back in 1800, Goshen was home to just over 375 people.  This number has yet to even triple and today’s population stands at less than 850 people.  This is one of Goshen’s biggest selling points – the fact that it has stayed true to its roots for over 200 years.  Goshen is still a quiet, out-of-the-way little community with a close group of people sharing a common existence in western New Hampshire.  The people here love the solitude, the sights and sounds of the New Hampshire wilderness and the ease with which they can visit the larger towns that reside nearby.

Goshen is truly a bedroom community with over 80% of the town’s workforce finding employment in towns and cities other than their own hometown.  Goshen simply doesn’t have an industry to call its own – and that’s exactly how residents and the town fathers want to keep it: pristine, beautiful and quiet.

Goshen is a member of SAU #71.  Grades k-8 are a part of the Goshen-Lempster Cooperative, while high school students are tuitioned to one of the following schools, based upon the student’s home location: Newport High, Sunapee High, Kearsarge Regional High in North Sutton, Keene High, Fall Mountain in Langdon, or Stevens High in Claremont.  Goshen has no plans to construct a high school in town yet.

If it’s peace and tranquility you want, Goshen has it.  New homes appear on the market in Goshen from time to time, you just need to keep your eyes peeled, because when they appear, they disappear just as quickly.  That’s why it’s important to have someone like Jim Miller of Bean Group on your side.  Call Jim right now at (603) 801-3987 and see how he can work for you to find you just what you’re looking for in a home, whether it’s in Goshen or any other wonderful community within the beautiful state of New Hampshire.  Call today before you dream home disappears.

Goshen-Lempster Cooperative School (k-8)
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Newport High School (9-12)
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Current Goshen New Hampshire Real Estate MLS Listings for Single Family Homes

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Enjoy 50 Mile Western Views Encompassing Mounta...

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$995,000 Active

  • 4 Beds
  • 4 Baths
  • 29.64 Acres
  • 3,255 ft²

Residential

231 Old Province Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4737945

Enjoy 50 Mile Western Views Encompassing Mountain Ranges, Valleys And Everything In Between From This Well Built 3255 Sq.ft. Mountaintop Home. Easy First Floor Living With 4 Large Bedrooms, 3 With Private Baths. Wood Burning Fireplaces In Living Room And G...

The Goshen Country Store Has A “country Store” ...

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$449,900 Active

  • 0.21 Acres

Commercial

7 Brook Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4738784

The Goshen Country Store Has A “country Store” Feel That Emanates Throughout This Extremely Neat, Organized, And Spotless Convenience Store/gas Station, Which Caters To Locals And Visitors Alike. The Store Prides Itself On The Following Services It Provide...

A Unique Opportunity To Own A Gentlemen's Farm ...

REDUCED 13% Photo of Listing #4736970

$390,000 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 13 Acres
  • 3,496 ft²

Residential

305 Lear Hill Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4736970

A Unique Opportunity To Own A Gentlemen's Farm On 13 Acres! This Remodeled Home Offers Many Updates And Amenities Both Inside And On The Grounds Outside. Enter Into A Spacious Open Concept Floor Plan For All Your Family And Entertaining Needs. Take Advantag...

This Is A Beautiful 3 Bedroom Cape On 1.6 Acres...

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$244,900 Active

  • 3 Beds
  • 3 Baths
  • 1.6 Acres
  • 2,040 ft²

Residential

830 Washington Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4743002

This Is A Beautiful 3 Bedroom Cape On 1.6 Acres That Was Completed In 2012. This Home Sits Back Off Of The Road For Privacy. Some Amenities Of This Property Include Granite Counter Tops, 2.5 Baths, Gas Appliances And Oak Floors And Ceramic Tile Throughout...

Detached 24'x28' Barn/garage With Electric, Plu...

REDUCED 3% Photo of Listing #4647676

$219,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 0.75 Acres
  • 1,856 ft²

Residential

2092 Brook Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4647676

Detached 24'x28' Barn/garage With Electric, Plus Another 24'x24' Detached 2 Stall Garage, Apple Trees, Nicely Landscaped, Pond Frontage, Oak Stairs, Jetted Tub, Large Shower, 340 Ft Drilled Well, 10'x22' Deck, Low Heat Cost. Less Than 2.5 Miles To Mount Sun...

Enjoy 5 Acres Of Land With Beautiful Westerly V...

Photo of Listing #4740296

$99,000 Active

  • 2 Beds
  • 2 Baths
  • 5 Acres
  • 834 ft²

Residential

372 Lempster Coach Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4740296

Enjoy 5 Acres Of Land With Beautiful Westerly Views. This Cozy 2 Bedroom Ranch Is Being Sold As Is. Would Make A Great Getaway Or Could Be Transformed Into The Home You've Been Dreaming Of. Lots Of Privacy With Nature Trails And Brooks To Fish From. Onl...

This Is A Small Cabin On Town Maintained Road. ...

Photo of Listing #4676593

$99,000 Active

  • 1 Beds
  • 1 Baths
  • 0.36 Acres
  • 660 ft²

Residential

360 Center Rd, Goshen, New Hampshire

MLS® #4676593

This Is A Small Cabin On Town Maintained Road. This Property Is In A Great Area For Recreational Activities And Within Sight Of Gunnison Lake. The Major Snowmobile Trail System Runs Through This Neighborhood And Mt. Sunapee Is Also Minutes Away.

 

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Listing information last updated on April 20th, 2019 at 10:21am EDT.