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Featured Listing: 114 Greensward Drive, Eastman, NH Home for Sale


114 Greensward Drive114 Greensward Drive, Grantham, NH fireplace
Grantham / Eastman, NH
MLS#: 4354379
Price: $474,114

This contemporary colonial home listed by Carol Shepherd of CG Shepherd Realty, LLC is located in a premier golf course area!

This spacious Eastman, NH home for sale offers a double-sided wood burning fireplace in the great room plus a living room and dining room with hardwood flooring. The inviting eat-in kitchen has ample cabinetry for storage, and the 2nd-floor master bedroom suite boasts a double sink vanity and 2 large walk-in closets. 114 Greensward Drive, Grantham, NH porch

This home's full, finished walkout lower level includes a family room, 3/4 bath, and 2 other rooms that can be used for fitness equipment, a home office, or anything else you desire.

The large screened-in porch and decks allow you to enjoy the outdoors from home.

This home is beautifully maintained in a great location on the Eastman Golf Links, within walking distance of South Cove Beach.

Eastman, NH provides an escape from the congestion of the Upper Valley while still only a short commute away. Close to the Upper Valley, this community suits all the needs of someone with outdoor recreational desires. With a championship golf course, cross-country and snowshoeing trails, six sandy private beaches, and plenty more amenities, Eastman is a desirable residential community in which to live.

Call Carol Shepherd at (603) 568-0880 or email to learn more about this Eastman, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

New Listing: 2 Moose Run, Eastman, NH Home for Sale


2 Moose Run2 Moose Run, Grantham, NH kitchen
Grantham / Eastman, NH
MLS#: 4363571
Price: $329,000

Beautifully built in 2002, this contemporary Eastman, NH home for sale was recently listed by Wendie Wright of CG Shepherd Realty, LLC.

This home features an open floor plan with a gorgeous stone fireplace, finished basement, cathedral ceilings, first-floor master bedroom suite, and an abundance of natural light. 2 Moose Run, Grantham, NH Fireplace

Inside you'll find 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, hardwood floors, and a lower level family room with built-in seating. 

Outside you'll find a large deck and level yard with a well-maintained lawn. 

Ideally situated on a 2.5-acre lot convenient to the South Cove Activity Center, this residence allows you to enjoy some privacy while still being close to Eastman's amenities.

Eastman's South Cove Activity Center offers an indoor pool, fitness center, game room, watercraft rentals, and Peppermint Patty's Snack Shack. This is just one of the many amenities in Eastman, NH. Come see what this 4-season recreational and residential community is all about!

Call Wendie Wright at (207) 650-5021 or email to find out more about this beautiful Eastman, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

Open House Saturday, July 12th: New Listing in Eastman, NH


NEW LISTING: 4 Mill Pond Ln, Eastman, NH
4 Mill Pond Lane
Grantham / Eastman, NH
MLS#: 4367530
Price: $329,000

OPEN Saturday, July 12th from 11am-1pm

Just listed by Ashley Mortenson of CG Shepherd Realty, LLC, this 4-bedroom contemporary colonial Eastman, NH home for sale is like-new!

Offering ample living space and storage, this home has 2.5 baths, an open living, dining, kitchen area plus a family room and a lower level game room.4 Mill Pond Ln, Eastman, NH home for sale

Interior features a wood-burning fireplace in the great room, bamboo flooring, and a large mudroom. Its beautiful kitchen features custom cabinets, tile counter tops, and stainless steel appliances.

Enjoy wooded privacy from the large back deck and landscaped backyard.

Stop-by the open house on Saturday to see all of these wonderful features for yourself.

Call Ashley Mortenson at (603) 504-4414 or email for more information on this Eastman, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

Weekend Events: Upper Valley & Lake Sunapee Region July 4th - 6th


There are so many events and activities available this July 4th weekend in the Upper Valley and Lake Sunapee Region. From parades and parties to concerts and fireworks, you'll find plenty to do this weekend.

Here is a brief overview of some of the local Independence Day celebrations and other community events along with links to community calendars and additional information.

Hanover, NH Weekend Events:

July 4th:
The 22nd Annual Hanover Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Kick-off July 4th in Hanover, NH with a parade at 10am on Main St. followed by a party on the Dartmouth Green with food, games, and pony rides.

July 5th & 6th:
Circus Smirkus performs 4 shows at Fullington Farm Field in Hanover, NH
Show times are July 5, 2pm & 7pm and July 6, 11am & 4pm.


Eastman, NH Weekend Events:

July 4th: USA and Eastman Flag
Bistro Nouveau presents Jason Cann 6-9pm
Enjoy the live music of Jason Cann along with wonderful food at The Tavern at the Center at Eastman. No cover charge; however, reservations are strongly recommended. Call (603) 863-8000 or reserve your table on-line at

July 5th:
Mile Swim 10am
Free, timed mile swim starting at West Cove B Boat Beach and ending at South Cove Peninsula with refreshments served afterward. Swimmers must provide their own safety boater. Must register by July 4 by calling Eastman Recreation at (603) 863-6772

July 6th:
"I Believe In America" Concert 8:30am

Concert to celebrate America at South Cove in Eastman.

Peppermint Patty's Pancake Breakfast 9-11am
Pancake breakfast complete with fruit, bacon or sausage, coffee and juice. $9 for Adults, $6 Ages 4-12 and free for Ages 3 and under. Call (603) 863-6772 to make your reservations.

(Eastman Calendar and More Information)


Lebanon, NH Weekend Events:

July 4th:
Red, White and Blue 6.2 Run 9:30am
This 10K run on the Rail Trail in Lebanon, NH starts at 9:30am with a fun run at 9am. Sponsored by Lebanon Parks & Recreation Department.

Great American All-You-Can-Eat Pie Buffet 10am-2pm
Hosted by Lebanon and Riverside Rotary Clubs. 7$ for Adults and $5 for 10 and under.

SPARK! Community Center Celebration
9am-1:30pm Yard Sale
2-5pm Summer Games
7-9pm Dance Party

(Lebanon Calendar and More Information)


Sunapee, NH Weekend Events:

July 4th:
Band Concerts on the Common 6:30pm
Hopkinton Town Band offers a FREE concert at the New London Town Common.

Fireworks 9:15pm sponsored by Lake Sunapee Yacht Club

July 5th:
Arts on the Green 10am-4pm
See the works of over 35 Juried Artists on Main Street, New Lebanon, NH.

Sunapee Annual Fourth of July Parade at noon
Parade at Sunapee Harbor with special firemen event at Veterans Field to follow.

Fireworks in Sunapee Harbor at dusk sponsored by the Town of Sunapee.

July 6th:
15th Annual KSL Chicken Barbecue 4-7pm
$13/Meal and Reservations Requested.

Tammy Jackson Band 5-8pm at Bandstand.

(Sunapee Calendar and more Information)

However you choose to celebrate this weekend, CG Shepherd Realty, LLC wishes you a safe and Happy 4th!

Featured Listing: 416 Splitrock Rd, Grantham, NH Home for Sale


416 Splitrock Rd416 Splitrock Rd, Grantham, NH home for sale
Grantham, NH
MLS#: 4354312
Price: $665,000

Listed by DeeAnn Shepherd, this spacious 5-bedroom, 4-bath Grantham, NH home for sale is customized to perfection.

Situated on 7+ acres with access to Walker Pond, this cape home epitomizes country chic.

Enter into the grand foyer then beyond to the open and bright living room with cathedral ceilings and a gorgeous propane fireplace. Continue to the eat-in kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counter tops, and ceramic tile floors. But this is not the only place to take your meal. A formal dining room offers space for many people to join you at your table.

Additionally on the first floor you will find the master bedroom suite, 2nd bedroom and bathroom, and the laundry room.

Upstairs contains the 3rd and 4th bedrooms along with the 3rd bathroom and den.

In the walkout lower level, you will find a large recreation room plus an exercise room, 5th bedroom, and 3/4 bathroom.

Complete with a large sunny deck to enjoy the amazing views and a 2-car attached garage and paved drive for convenience.

Call DeeAnn Shepherd at (603) 504-2026 or email for more information about this beautiful Grantham, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

Weekend Events June 27-29: Lake Sunapee Region & Upper Valley


This weekend kicks off the first of many Independence Day celebrations with fireworks in New FireworksLondon, NH. Festivals, community runs, music, dance, and more are offered in the Lake Sunapee Region and Upper Valley this weekend.

Sunapee, NH Weekend Events:

Lake-a-Thon at Lake Sunapee Harbor: Saturday, June 28
The 2nd Annual Lake-a-Thon held by the Elkins Fish & Game Club features a variety of activities including a marathon paddle around Lake Sunapee, Cardboard Boat Regatta, 3-Minute Push-Up Challenge. Additionally, many free activities will be available at the harbor, like paddle board and kayak lessons. Activities are offered at different times, so click for more details.

New London, NH Weekend Events:

Pleasant Lake Boat Parade and Fireworks: Saturday, June 28

3:00pm Boat Parade
 at Pleasant Lake with the theme "The Greatest Show on Earth"

9:30pm Fireworks. Start your celebration of Independence Day with the firework show over Pleasant Lake.

6th Annual Run/Walk for the Lake: Sunday June 29, 8:30am

This annual event begins at 836 Pleasant Street, New London, NH and benefits the Pleasant Lake Association and the New London Fire Department. Race Day Registration from 7:30-8:00am

North Sutton, NH Weekend Events:

Family Fun Day: Saturday, June 28 1-6pm

Hosted by the New London Rotary Club, Family Fun Day will be held at Smiley Grove Park in North Sutton, NH. Festivities include a 3 mile Walk-a-Thon around Kezar Lake, miniature boat race, raffle drawings, games, and a concert by the Kearsarge Community Band. Walk-a-Thon entry fee is $10 (kids 10 and under walk for free). Picnic lunches will also be available for $15. Proceeds benefit the club’s literacy and gift giving programs.

Hanover, NH Weekend Events:

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago Performances: Friday, June 27, 8:00pm & Sunday, June 29, 8:00pm
This contemporary dance company will be giving two performances at the Hopkins Center for the Arts at Dartmouth College.

Quechee, VT Weekend Events:

Quechee Summer Music Series: Friday, June 27, 7:30-9:30pm
The first festival of the Quechee Summer Music Series at the Quechee Club in Hartford, VT will feature a variety of musical genres. Pack a picnic and your favorite beverage and enjoy an evening of music. The second festival will be held August 1st. Purchase tickets at

Thetford, VT Weekend Events:

Strawberry Festival: Sunday, June 29, 10:00am-3:00pm
Cedar Circle Farm & Education Center presents the 12th Annual Strawberry Festival. This festival of activities for the whole family offers children's games and crafts, live music, theatrical performances, wagon rides, and of course strawberry picking. $10 per car, walk or bike to enter for free.

This region has so much to offer, so get out and enjoy being a part of these wonderful New England communities.

Price Reduced: 4-Bedroom Newport, NH Home For Sale


76 Winter Street, Newport, NH

76 Winter St, Newport, NH

MLS#: 4328477
NEW Price: $172,000

Open the doors to this beautifully renewed, 4-bedroom, 3-bath Newport, NH home for sale in the heart of the Newport community.

Listed by Carol Shepherd, this New Englander has many wonderful features, including a kitchen with granite counter tops, updated appliances and ample wood cabinetry. You'll also find lovely hardwood floors in the open dining and living room and a 3-season enclosed farmer's porch with wood floors. The second-floor master bedroom suite boasts vaulted ceilings and a walk-in closet along with a double sink vanity and large tile shower in the adjoining bathroom.

This Newport, NH home for sale is situated on a level, landscaped lot and complete with an attached 2-car garage with storage and direct entry.

Newport, NH was the home of Sarah Josepha Hale who penned Mary Had a Little Lamb and even wrote to President Abraham Lincoln, inspiring him to develop Thanksgiving as a holiday. In the middle of town, you can find her memorial along with numerous local businesses specializing in everything from unique cupcakes to massage. Residents gather at local restaurants to socialize or have a great meal before taking in a show. Find home-town hospitality in Newport, NH.

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Call Carol Shepherd at (603) 568-0880 or email for more information about this renewed 4-bedroom Newport, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

New Price: 35 Slalom Drive, Eastman, NH Home for Sale


35 Slalom Drive35 Slalom Drive, Eastman, NH open concept
Grantham / Eastman, NH
MLS#: 4350678
Price: $179,000

Listed by Sheara Bailey of CG Shepherd Realty, LLC, this adorable Post and Beam constructed Eastman, NH home for sale now has a new price.

Enjoy efficient living in this home with an open concept living, dining and kitchen area. With 3 bedrooms, one of which contains 2 double built-in bunk areas, 1 full bath and 1 three-quarter bath, there is living and sleeping area for several people.

The interior of this home features wood and tile floors throughout and a cozy atmosphere with a gas fueled stove. Furnishings, minus some personal belongings are included in the sale of this home.

35 Slalom Drive is situated on a quiet Cul-de-sac with a paved driveway. View nature from the large deck overlooking a serene wooded area.

Eastman, NH offers you access to four seasons of outdoor recreation, such as golf, swimming, cross-country skiing, hiking, snowshoeing, and more! Its 3600 acres of woodlands and waterways are enjoyed year around by residents and vacationers alike with activities for all ages. Easy access to -89 for North or South commutes to the Upper Valley or Lake Sunapee Regions.

Call Sheara Bailey at (603) 748-6001 or email for more information on this adorable post and beam home for sale in Eastman, NH.

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CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

Weekend Events June 20-22, 2014: Eastman, Hanover, NH, & Quechee, VT


Here in the Upper Valley and Lake Sunapee Regions, our communities take full advantage of the pleasant summer weather by offering a number of local events for the public throughout the week and weekends. Here is a sampling of this weekend's events in Eastman, NH, Hanover, NH, Newbury, NH, White River Junction and Quechee, VT.

Eastman, NH Weekend Events:

Bistro Nouveau presents Addie Hebert: Friday, June 20, 6:00-9:00pm

Enjoy Friday night live music at the Tavern at The Center at Eastman. No cover chargeEastman Triathlon Logo, but dining will only be available in the tavern, so reservations are strongly recommended. Call 603.863.8000 to make reservations.

12th Annual Splash, Mash & Dash Sprint Triathlon: Saturday, June 21, 8:00am-Noon

The triathlon begins and ends at South Cove at Eastman Lake. This 1/3 mile swim, 12 mile bike, and 5K run will take participants to locations throughout Eastman and Grantham, NH. Whether want to participate, volunteer, or cheer on your family and friends, come support your community.

[Image from Eastman Splash, Mash & Dash website]

Hanover, NH Weekend Events:

2014 Hanover Police Department Bike and Property Auction: Friday, June 20, 5:00-7:00pm

Preview of bikes and property begins at 5pm, and the auction begins at 6pm at the Richard W. Black Center in Hanover, NH.

White River Junction, VT Weekend Events:

The Engilsh Beat at Tupelo Music Hall: Friday, June 20, 8:00pm

This sextet will perform tonight at Tupelo Music Hall in White River Junction, VT offering a musical fusion of soul, reggae and pop headed up by front man Dave Wakeling.

Quechee, VT
 Weekend Events:

Simon Pearce Restaurant Sampling: Saturday, June 21, 11:00am-3:00pm

The executive chef Brian Gazda of Simon Pearce Restaurant, located at The Mill in Quechee, VT will introduce a sampling of light appetizers. Enjoy the samplings of this riverfront restaurant, peruse the Simon Pearce retail store, and watch glass blowers in the workshop.

Newbury, NH Weekend Events:

Sunapee Wheels 16th Annual Antique and Collectible Motor Vehicles Show: Sunday, June 22, 9:00am-2:30pm

View a collection of cars, hot rods, rat rods trucks and motorcycles at this Sunapee Lions Club event at Mt. Sunapee Resort. Up to 300 vehicles are expected. Entrance Fee: $5 (Children 12 and under are free). Free Aerial Skyride with paid admission. Enter your vehicle for $20. Food and refreshments provided by Mout Sunapee Culinary.

This weekend is forecasted to be partly cloudy in the mid 70s, which is perfect for some of these outdoor events. So join your community, and enjoy your weekend!

New Listing: 402 S. Main Street, Newport, NH Home for Sale


402 S. Main Street402 S Main Newport
Newport, NH
MLS#: 4352232
Price: $369,000

Recently listed by Sheara Bailey, this sunshine filled, 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath well maintained Newport, NH home for sale speaks true to Newport being called "The Sunshine Town". Situated on a 4.23-acre lot, this Cape style home offers the privacy of country living close to town.

Many extras are offered with this property; hard surface counter tops and tiled floors in kitchen and baths, hardwood floors in the dining area and hallways, gorgeous hickory kitchen cabinetry, and a first-floor master suite.

The large three-season porch off the dining area is ideal for enjoying New Hampshire's beautiful changing seasons. Up the hardwood staircase, you'll find 2 bedrooms, a 2nd bath, and an additional room that can be used as a den, office, or you name it!

This Newport, NH home sits back from the road with a paved driveway and features a convenient direct entrance from the two bay garage into a mudroom. A full daylight, walkout basement offers room to expand, as does the space over the garage. Plumbing is in place for heat over the garage and in the basement to add a bathroom.

There is a horse paddock in the lower rear of the property. The grounds have been meticulously landscaped with a variety of perennials, bushes and fruit trees to allow an ever blooming palette of flowers.

Only a 20 minute drive to Mount Sunapee Ski Resort and Lake Sunapee.

Call Sheara Bailey at (603) 748-6001 or email for more information about this Newport, NH home for sale.

CG Shepherd Realty, LLC: Serving New Hampshire’s Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee and Upper Valley Regions, Eastman, & Vermont Real Estate Buying and Selling Needs for Over 24 Years.

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