Lakes Region of NH View Contest
We’ll get straight to the results. The votes are in and the new American Idol is…I mean the winner of the Lakes Region View contest is… 53 Trailview Drive in Gilford. After exhausting deliberations, my expert panel of judges: Jen Serrano from Wells Fargo Mortgage, Wanda Keenan from Paramount Settlement Services, and Sheryl Foss from Image Appraisals, cast votes for their two top choices. These judges are all in businesses that are obviously related to real estate and are connoisseurs of the many vistas in the beautiful Lakes Region of NH. The view from Trailview gathered three votes, with properties at Serenity Lane and Veasey Shores in Meredith and Whispering Wind in Center Harbor all getting one vote. In the end, the property on Trailview had the most going for it and included views of Gunstock, the Belknap Mountains, Gunstock Acres below, Lake Winnipesaukee, and the Ossipee Mountains beyond. This is a truly amazing panoramic view which the photo above does not begin to do justice to.
All of the views that were entered are extremely beautiful and they certainly enhance the values of the properties that they can be seen from. But beyond making a property more desirable (and valuable), a beautiful view provides a great deal of serenity and enjoyment that is really hard to put a price on. There is nothing more peaceful than sitting by the water and watching the sun set or gazing out at the lake and mountains from your hilltop retreat.
There are thousands of truly beautiful views in the Lakes Region and I received but a handful as entries in this contest. I will continue to post any views sent in to me here on this website so please keep them coming.