Info: Lake Winnipesaukee is known around here at the “Big Lake” or “Winni”. It is NH’s largest and busiest lake. Its length is 22.9 miles, width is 7.5 miles, and with an average depth is 62 ft. She is a great lake for boating, sailing, and all kinds of water sports and activities. Winnipesuakee is bordered by eight unique communities: Alton, Center Harbor, Gilford, Laconia, Meredith, Moultonboro, Tuftonboro, and Wolfeboro. You’ll find great shopping and restaurants at each of these ports of call.
Area: 44,586 acres or 72 sq miles
Max Depth: 213 feet
Shoreline: 240 miles
Islands: 274 islands (scroll to bottom to read more about island homes)
Lake Winnipesaukee Waterfront Homes For Sale
The real estate on Lake Winnipesaukee is in high demand, and for good reason. Lakefront property gives residents endless activities year round and stunning views of the mountains surrounding the lake. Below you will find listings of waterfront properties on Lake Winnipesaukee, as well as a map showing each of these home’s locations on the lake.
If you are interested in seeing all of your options in homes in the lakes region, don’t hesitate to reach out as our team would be happy to help you with the processes.
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Why Buy a Home on Lake Winnipesaukee?
I think the best thing about the Big Lake if you are a boater is that you can literally go someplace different every time you go out on the lake. There is much to explore, countless places to anchor for lunch and a swim, great fishing, and beautiful sunset cruises. If you can’t afford the boat (or the gas these days), hop on board the M/S Mt. Washington and take a tour in grand style and see all that the lake has to offer. It is a little like going back in time…
Lake Winnipesaukee Island Homes
There are 274 islands dotting the lake with the largest being Long Island at 1,186 acres, then Bear Island at 780 acres, Cow Island with 522 acres and Governors Island at 504 acres. The Governor doesn’t live there, but some of the most expensive residences on the lake can be found there. These estates are great to view on a slow sunset boat ride around the island!
Many residents choose to inhabit their island homes during summer months only, but they are often accessible during the winter months when the lake is frozen over. Governors island is accessible by bridge year round.