Kensington, New Hampshire

If you’re looking for a great location to call home, look no further than Kensington, New Hampshire.  A small community of barely over 2000, Kensington is a tiny residential town with plenty of privacy and very little industry to speak of.  Quiet, wooded lots on winding, tree-lined back roads give residents a sense of privacy that’s hard to find in today’s busy world.

The small town of Kensington was not always its own entity.  Originally a parish of Hampton, NH, Kensington was incorporated in 1737 by Massachusetts’ then-Colonial Governor Jonathan Belcher.  At the time New Hampshire was not yet a state and remained a part of the Massachusetts province.  The town was so-named for Edward Rich, Earl of Holland and Baron Kensington.

Kensington had always been a farming community and still maintains streets with such names as “Stumpfield”, “Wild Pasture” and “Muddy Pond”.  There is very little industry in town with a restaurant, convenience store, tractor store, lumber store, ice cream shop and the local electric company making up nearly all of the commercial base.  The farms have all but died out and the town has become a bedroom community for people working in nearby Exeter and Portsmouth as well as Amesbury and Salisbury, Massachusetts.  That is not to say that there is nothing to do in Kensington.  The town has a municipal park for playing field sports and has several organized youth sports including baseball and soccer.  Kensington is located within seven miles of the ocean, four miles of Interstate Route 95 and right next door to historic Exeter, NH.

Kensington is a part of SAU# 16 and maintains its own elementary school for its resident students entering kindergarten all the way through grade five.  Older students attend the Exeter Region Cooperative School District with grades six through eight going to the Exeter Cooperative Middle School and high school age children attending Exeter High School.  Other towns included in the Cooperative are Brentwood, Exeter, East Kingston, Newfields, Stratham and Hampton Falls.

One of the last bastions of seclusion on the New Hampshire seacoast, Kensington awaits you.  The peace and quiet of the country with the easy convenience the seacoast all lies in this quaint little town.  Kensington is just one of many incredible towns here in the Granite State and the first thing it takes to live here is a call to Jim Miller Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at (603) 801-3987.  We love this state and we’d be more than happy to tell you all about it.  Call us today and become a part of the New Hampshire lifestyle.

Kensington Elementary School (k-5)
(603) 772-5705

Exeter Cooperative Middle School (6-8)
(603) 775-8700

Exeter High School (9-12)
(603) 395-2400

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**kensington, Nh – New To The Market** Seller I...

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$609,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 3,386 SqFt
  • 2.57 Acres

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Kensington, New Hampshire

Subdivision Plan Gove Hill of Stumpfield Road  

**kensington, Nh – New To The Market** Seller Is Relocating Back To Europe – Exceptional Value – Boasting Almost 3,400 S.f. Of Living Area – 10 Rooms, 4+ Bedroom, 3 ½ Baths – Custom Designed Colonial With Farmers Porch And 3 Car Attached Garage Located In A Highly Sought After Neighborhood Overlo...

Ready To Move In!! Set Back On Rural 4.3 Acres ...

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$524,900

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 3,000 SqFt
  • 4.30 Acres

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Kensington, New Hampshire

 

Ready To Move In!! Set Back On Rural 4.3 Acres This 9 Room, 4 Bedroom, 3.5 Bath Colonial Offers 3000+ Finished Sf On 3 Floors. Features Include Hardwood Floors On 1st Floor, Stairs And 2nd Floor Hallway, Gas Fireplace In Family Room, Central Air, 1st Floor Laundry, 3 Car Garage, Farmer's Porch,...

Wonderful Cape Style Home Situated On 2.53 Acre...

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$449,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,775 SqFt
  • 2.53 Acres

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Kensington, New Hampshire

 

Wonderful Cape Style Home Situated On 2.53 Acres And In A Great Commuter Location. First Floor Master Bedroom With Renovated Spacious Master Bath Has Radiant Heat. Beautifully Renovated Kitchen With Cherry Cabinets And Viking And Dacour Appliances. Hardwood And Tile Flooring On First Floor And St...

This Newer Cape Has Great Curb Appeal And Is Lo...

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$439,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 3,273 SqFt
  • 1.67 Acres

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Kensington, New Hampshire

 

This Newer Cape Has Great Curb Appeal And Is Located In A Well Established Neighborhood. Beautifully Landscaped, This Home Has 1.67 Acres With Frontage On Rt 107 And Gas Light Lane. The Interior Is Very Modern, Bright, And Open. It Has A Lovely Fireplace In The First Floor Master Suite With A Wal...

Warm And Bright Open Concept Cape Minutes From ...

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$434,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,435 SqFt
  • 1.00 Acres

Residential

Kensington, New Hampshire

 

Warm And Bright Open Concept Cape Minutes From Parks And Schools In Sau 16. The First Floor Of This 3 Bedroom Cape Offers Hardwood Floors With A Large Kitchen Overlooking A Dining Area And Inviting Living Room. The Newer Wood Stove Insert Creates A Cozy Place To Entertain, And Helps Keep The Heat...

Spacious Colonial Home In Desirable Kensington,...

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$424,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,700 SqFt
  • 2.60 Acres

Residential

Kensington, New Hampshire

 

Spacious Colonial Home In Desirable Kensington, Located On A Dead-end Road With Easy Access To 95, 125 And Just Minutes To Downtown Exeter. Open-concept Floor Plan Will Suite Today's Lifestyle. Hardwood Flooring On The Main Living Area, Gas Fireplace In The Living Room, Recently Added 12 X 12 S...

 

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