Bedford, New Hampshire

Bedford, New Hampshire is the perfect blend of bustling new business and old town flair.  Set halfway between Boston and the White Mountains, Bedford is perfectly located for city commuters and outdoor lovers alike.  Owning a home in Bedford affords residents the convenience of everything from mall shopping to superior recreational facilities while maintaining an honest small-town feel.

First settled in 1737 as Narragansett No. 5, the nearly uninhabited area was also known as Souhegan East.  In 1750 residents petitioned the governor for the town's incorporation.  The governor at the time, Benning Wentworth, granted the request, naming the town "Bedford" after his close friend Lord John Russell, fourth Duke of Bedford.

Currently Bedford New Hampshire has less than 21,000 residents and approximately an 80% residence and 20% business split.  The town has hundreds of acres of preserved land being used for recreation.  Many businesses in Bedford are retail, such as Walmart and Macy's, but also include cinemas, restaurants and museums.  Nearby golf courses, and municipal parks with tennis, basketball, baseball and soccer fields lend to the enjoyment of the fresh air and open spaces in Bedford, where owning a home puts you close to everything but far enough from the city life to breathe freely.  Most retail businesses in Bedford are located on Route 3 and the town's planning committee intends to continue approving businesses only in certain areas of the town in order to maintain its rustic hometown qualities.

The Bedford school district, operating under SAU #25, currently has six schools. Bedford has four elementary schools, McKelvie Intermediate School, Memorial Elementary School, Peter Woodbury Elementary School and the Riddle Brook Elementary School, accommodating pre-school and kindergarten all the way up to fifth grade. The recently completed Ross A. Lurgio Middle School and the Bedford High School will house students in grades seven though twelve and should expand Bedford's potential for student enrollment well into the future.  With an 800-seat auditorium, the capability of housing 2300 students and a huge gymnasium with a 3000 person capacity, these schools are just what this growing community needs.

Peter Woodbury School
603 622-0431

Memorial Elementary School
603 627-1776

Riddlebrook Elementary School
603 471-1082

McKelvie Intermediate School
603 472-3951

Ross A. Lurgio Middle School
630 310-9100

Bedford High School
630 310-9000

If you're thinking of purchasing a home in Bedford, New Hampshire, please contact Jim Miller Bean Group at (603) 801-3987.  We know the town, we know the people, we know the way.  If you have any questions regarding real estate values in Bedford, things to do in Bedford or available MLS listings in this beautiful, yet close-to-everything town, contact us today!

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Current Bedford New Hampshire Real Estate MLS Listings for Single Family Homes

Bedford NH Single Family Home Listings for Sale

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2 Grand Ave, Bedford


2 Grand Ave, Bedford

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,958 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4987443
3 Grand Ave, Bedford


3 Grand Ave, Bedford

4 Beds 3 Baths 3,958 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4990228
11 Aspen Ln, Bedford


↓ $303,000

11 Aspen Ln, Bedford

5 Beds 5 Baths 7,418 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4992361
10 Braeburn Ct, Bedford


10 Braeburn Ct, Bedford

4 Beds 5 Baths 5,416 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4995977
5 Sprague Mill Rd, Bedford


↓ $235,293

5 Sprague Mill Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,575 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4991578
10 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford


↓ $96,000

10 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,430 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4993679
92 Birkdale Rd, Bedford


92 Birkdale Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 6 Baths 6,333 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4991563
31 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford


31 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,296 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4989648
3 Estella Way, Bedford


3 Estella Way, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 3,432 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4994085
Lot 19 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford


Lot 19 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,925 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4989649
20 Jackson Sq, Bedford


↓ $250,000

20 Jackson Sq, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,321 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4993202
Lot 5 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford


Lot 5 Indian Rock Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,721 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4995191
33 Buttonwood Rd, Bedford


33 Buttonwood Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 4 Baths 4,398 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4999409
73 Ministerial Rd, Bedford


73 Ministerial Rd, Bedford

5 Beds 3 Baths 3,091 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000422
84 Powder Hill Rd, Bedford


↓ $15,000

84 Powder Hill Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,992 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4997734
85 Stowell Rd, Bedford


↓ $40,900

85 Stowell Rd, Bedford

4 Beds 3 Baths 2,688 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000166
7 Sentry Rd, Bedford


7 Sentry Rd, Bedford

3 Beds 3 Baths 3,274 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000347
23 Maiden Ln, Bedford


23 Maiden Ln, Bedford

5 Beds 4 Baths 4,234 SqFt Residential MLS® # 4999969
91 Hardy Rd, Bedford


91 Hardy Rd, Bedford

3 Beds 3 Baths 2,510 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5001625
64 Constance St, Bedford


64 Constance St, Bedford

3 Beds 4 Baths 2,686 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000244
12 Horizon Dr, Bedford


12 Horizon Dr, Bedford

3 Beds 2 Baths 3,064 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000877
55 Kensington Ln, Bedford


55 Kensington Ln, Bedford

2 Beds 2 Baths 1,478 SqFt Residential MLS® # 5000104

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