Madbury, New Hampshire

Madbury, New Hampshire is a small, easily missed town of about 1700 residents located in Strafford County.  Sandwiched between the college town of Durham to the south and the historic city of Dover to the north, Madbury is easily overshadowed and oftentimes unheard of by New Hampshire residents not living near the seacoast.

The area to become Madbury was first the southern part of Dover, sometimes referred to as Barbados for the traders that lived there.  When Durham Parish came into being around 1716, the Barbados area was a part thereof.  The name “Madbury Parish” was first documented in 1735 upon the incorporation of Durham as a town, and Madbury itself was incorporated in 1775.  The name “Madbury” comes from the fact that the area was once owned by Sir Frances Champernowne, whose family mansion was located at Modbury in Devon, England.  Madbury was primarily a farming and lumber-producing town for much of its existence, but now is regarded as a bedroom community for those working in the nearby towns of Dover, Portsmouth and Exeter, as well as faculty and students from Durham’s UNH campus.

Madbury is a wonderful town in which to raise a family.  The Oyster River School District is second to none, taking full advantage of internships granted to UNH students in the field of teaching.  The town’s municipal park has two baseball fields and residents can utilize the many UNH-owned properties throughout the area, including Kingman Farm with its miles of hiking and bicycling trails, fields of corn and a nature trail alongside the Bellamy River.  Organized youth sports include baseball, soccer, basketball and hockey and there is a Boy and Girl Scouts presence as well as a 4H club.  Madbury has little industry or commercial business in town, so most residents venture to Dover for their shopping needs.  There are several Wal-Marts, Home Depots and grocery stores all within ten minutes of Madbury, so travel time is minimal.

Madbury, NH is a part of School Administrative Unit #5 and a member of the Oyster River Cooperative School District, along with Durham and Lee.  Most Madbury elementary school age children attend Moharimet Elementary School, though some, depending on their location in town, attend the Mast Way Elementary School in Lee.  All residential students in grades five through eight learn at the Oyster River Middle School while student in grades nine through twelve attend the Oyster River High School.  There are no current plans to construct any new schools in town.

Madbury is a nice, quiet town with a great location and a wonderful school system.  It’s the perfect town in which to start a family or retire in comfort.  If Madbury sounds like the place for you, you need to call Jim Miller Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage at (603) 801-3987.  At Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, we’ll answer all your questions, show you only the homes that you’re interested in and be there for you throughout the entire home buying process.  One call is all it takes – make the call today.

Mast Way Elementary School (k-4)
(603) 659-3001

Moharimet Elementary School (k-4)
(603) 742-2900

Oyster River Cooperative Middle School (5-8)
(603) 868-2820

Oyster River Cooperative High School (9-12)
(603) 868-2375

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Endless Sunsets From Your 20x32 Porch Reminisce...

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$695,000

  • 5 Beds
  • 6.0 Baths
  • 5,176 SqFt
  • 2.88 Acres

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Madbury, New Hampshire

 

Endless Sunsets From Your 20x32 Porch Reminiscent Of A By-gone Era. This Mini-estate Set On A Picturesque Country Road Minutes To Durham, Unh And Seacoast Destinations Has Much To Offer. The 3,976 Sf Home Has 5 Bedrooms - Option For 1st Floor Bedroom With Full Bath, 4 Bedrooms On The 2nd Level Wi...

Welcome To Jasper's Corner! This Lovely Subdivi...

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$539,900

  • 3 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 2,385 SqFt
  • 2.41 Acres

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Madbury, New Hampshire

Jaspers Corner  

Welcome To Jasper's Corner! This Lovely Subdivision Is Located Off A Country Road And Close To Major Highways, Shopping And Dining. The Balmalcolm Floor Plan Has A Spacious First Floor With An Open Floor Plan Including The Kitchen With Granite ,dining And A Coffered Ceiling In The Great Room. Th...

Attractive Madbury Property With Numerous Possi...

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$435,000

  • 2 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,258 SqFt
  • 4.00 Acres

Residential

Madbury, New Hampshire

 

Attractive Madbury Property With Numerous Possibilities! Located In The Oyster River Cooperative School District, Close To Dover, Route 16 (spaulding Turnpike) And Convenient Access To I-95/boston. The Options Here Are Endless; Restore The 1880’s Expanded Cape That Has Potential For An In-law-sui...

$20k Price Reduction! Better Than New Construct...

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$419,900

  • 4 Beds
  • 3.0 Baths
  • 3,600 SqFt
  • 1.83 Acres

Residential

Madbury, New Hampshire

 

$20k Price Reduction! Better Than New Construction. Magnificent House Renovated Artfully, Allying Old Charm And Comfort From Today. Brand New Kitchen, Bathrooms, Flooring, And Fresh Paint. Elegant Master Suite With An Office, Sitting Area, Walk-in Closet And A Bathroom Is All About Your Comfort....

Welcome To Your Own Private Paradise In Desirab...

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$349,000

  • 3 Beds
  • 2.0 Baths
  • 2,125 SqFt
  • 2.76 Acres

Residential

Madbury, New Hampshire

 

Welcome To Your Own Private Paradise In Desirable Madbury. This Cape Is Perfectly Situated On A Wooded Lot Giving You Solace And Convenience At The Same Time. Just A Few Minutes To Unh, The Highway And Shopping. Oyster River School District. The 4 Bedroom Septic Provides Expansion Opportunities I...

Pre-inspected Well Maintained 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bat...

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$325,000

  • 4 Beds
  • 4.0 Baths
  • 2,692 SqFt
  • 1.60 Acres

Residential

Madbury, New Hampshire

 

Pre-inspected Well Maintained 4 Bedroom 3.5 Bath Home With 2 Car Attached Garage Has Great Appeal! You Will Find The Layout Is Terrific For Living And Entertaining. Complete With A Large Kitchen, Formal Dining Room, Fire-placed Living Room For A Nice Warm Ambiance, You Will Truly Enjoy. Relax I...

 

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