Harold (Buddy) Pope | Francestown Real Estate, Amherst Real Estate, Hancock Real Estate


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This Condo in Londonderry, NH recently sold for $174,000. This style home was sold by Harold (Buddy) Pope - Bean Group / Bedford.


14 Vista Ridge Unit #61, Londonderry, NH 03053

Condo

$180,000
Price
$174,000
Sale Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Vista Ridge does it well! Friendly property management company and well maintained grounds and buildings. Easy to Boston or anywhere in NH. Nice 2nd floor backside condo unit looking out to the trees. Only 2 units per building have this unique floor laypout which allows for a 9 x 9 study! Tiled bathrooms. Pergo wood floor in entry, kitchen and laundry area. All appliances 7 years old and water heater is 5 years old with flow master shutoff valve for added safety. Quiet Bosch dishwasher. Temperature controlled basement affords a private bin for added storage. Security rules in place for storage bin locations are an added safety feature, indicative of a well run property management team. Pet friendly if under 35 lbs. See rules and regulations. HVAC system maintained yearly at owner's insistence. Condo units are easy to rent as the location is very attractive to most commuters. Easy to the coast of NH or weekend trips to the White Mountains. Condo fees cover road maintenance, snow removal, trash removal, parking and recreation/ community association fees. See attached disclosure and condo rider under the "D" icon at top of the listing. This is a well maintained unit with thoughtful owners who have rented for many years to this same tenant. This owner took great care of this unit over the years leaving nothing to chance. $96/quarter water and sewer usage fee paid to the town in 2017- this has stayed steady. $211/Month condo fee in 2017. WILL NOT GO VA or FHA!





576 Francestown Road, Bennington, NH 03442

Condo

$69,700
Price

1
Bedrooms
2
Rooms
1
Baths
ALL Brand new and clean as can be... NEW: Carpeting up and down, granite countertop, cabinetry above and below sink, electric stove top and hood, wood laminate flooring, refrigerator, vanity unit and mirror cabinet in bathroom, tiled bathroom floor, new paint in the interior both up and downstairs. Newer roof replaced only a few years ago by the condo association in its routine maintenance schedule. Fresh deck paint and oh what a view! A full on direct view of the Crotched Mountain trail system and across-the-street downhill ski area! 3 minute drive to a fabulous 18-hole golf course and dining at the Crotched Mountain Resort, or explore the Tavern restaurant and pub for a refreshing beverage and sandwich after you golf. Memberships and carts available. Francestown is a fun place to live or make it your secret getaway when you need a breather from life's travails! Labor day themed parade attracting thousands! Lecture series, an awesome library, easy town offices' access, conservation land and trails in abundance, nearby lakes either in town or with a 20 minutes drive, close to Boston at 1.5 hours to Logan or 45 minutes to Manchester airport. Quiet and politeness to neighbors is the expectation, NOT a party spot. Grills allowed if used off the deck. Small cats allowed, but no dogs though one can try the condo management company on potential exception for smaller dogs. INVESTORS AND PRINCIPALS TAKE NOTE!! Condo complex has NOT been approved for VA or FHA.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





576 Francestown Road, Bennington, NH 03442

Condo

$72,000
Price

1
Bedrooms
2
Rooms
1
Baths
ALL Brand new and clean as can be... NEW: Carpeting up and down, granite countertop, cabinetry above and below sink, electric stove top and hood, wood laminate flooring, refrigerator, vanity unit and mirror cabinet in bathroom, tiled new paint in the interior both up and downstairs. Newer roof replaced only a few years ago by the condo association in its routine maintenance and per schedule. Fresh deck paint and oh what a view! A full on direct view of the Crotched Mountain trail system and across-the-street downhill ski area! 3 minute drive to a fabulous 18-hole golf course and dining at the Crotched Mountain Resort, or explore the Tavern restaurant and pub for a refreshing beverage and sandwich after you golf. Memberships and carts available. Francestown is a fun place to live or make it your secret getaway when you need a breather from life's travails! Labor day themed parade attracting thousands! Lecture series, an awesome library, easy town offices' access, conservation land and trails in abundance, nearby lakes either in town or with a 20 minutes drive, close to Boston at 1.5 hours to Logan or 45 minutes to Manchester airport. Quiet and politeness to neighbors is the expectation, NOT a party spot. Grills allowed if used off the deck. Small cats allowed, but no dogs though one can try the condo management company on potential exception for smaller dogs. INVESTORS AND PRINCIPALS TAKE NOTE!! Condo complex has NOT been approved for VA or FHA.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





14 Vista Ridge Unit #61, Londonderry, NH 03053

Condo

$180,000
Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Vista Ridge does it well! Friendly property management company and well maintained grounds and buildings. Easy to Boston or anywhere in NH. Nice 2nd floor backside condo unit looking out to the trees. Only 2 units per building have this unique floor laypout which allows for a 9 x 9 study! Tiled bathrooms. Pergo wood floor in entry, kitchen and laundry area. 9 x 9 office space. All appliances 7 years old and water heater is 5 years old with flow master shutoff valve for added safety. Quiet Bosch dishwasher. Temperature controlled area in basement affords a private bin for added storage. Security rules in place for storage bin locations are an added safety feature, indicative of a well run property management team. Pet friendly if under 35 lbs. See rules and regulations. HVAC system maintained yearly at owner's insistence. Condo units are easy to rent as the location is very attractive to most commuters. Easy to the coast of NH or weekend trips to the White Mountains. Condo fees cover road maintenance, snow removal, trash removal, parking and recreation/ community association fees. See attached disclosure and condo rider under the "D" icon at top of the listing. This is a well maintained unit with thoughtful owners who have rented for many years to this same tenant. This owner took great care of this unit over the years leaving nothing to chance. $96/quarter water and sewer usage fee paid to the town in 2017- this has stayed steady. $211/Month condo fee in 2017.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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