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Approximate Driving Distances From Some Upper Valley Communities
To Lebanon, NH Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC)
Hanover, NH - 5 minutes
Hartford, VT - 10 minutes
Norwich, VT - 8 minutes
Eastman/Grantham, NH - 20 minutes
Enfield, NH - 15 minutes
Canaan, NH - 25 minutes
New London, NH - 30 minutes
Claremont, NH - 30 minutes
Hartland, VT - 20 minutes
Lyme, NH - 15 minutes
Thetford, VT - 20 minutes
Fairlee, VT - 25 minutes
Woodstock, VT - 30 minutes
Quechee, VT - 20 minutes
Strafford, VT - 30 minutes
Sharon, VT - 20 minutes
The Online Physician Job Bank And Magazine
Upper Valley Area, NH – New England Gem
The Upper Valley of New Hampshire and Vermont
offers diverse employment and pace of life
Here is a quote from the article:
"Simply put, most people who live in the Upper Valley area
of New Hampshire and Vermont consider themselves
to be thoroughly spoiled. The region is rich in everything you’d
ever want: small-town life, lots of four-season outdoor
activities—summer’s hiking trails become winter’s
cross-country skiing trails—a surfeit of culture, great food,
unique shopping possibilities, intellectual stimulation,
and last but not least, friendly people..."
Buying A Home In New Hampshire Or Vermont - In A Nutshell
If you will be financing part of the purchase price,
get a pre-approval letter from a lending institution.
Choose a Buyer Agent who will represent YOU.
Discuss your requirements with your Buyer Agent.
Review possibilities with your agent.
Arrange times to see homes through your agent.
Give him or her feedback.
When you find a house, write up the offer with your agent.
Negotiate through him or her until agreement is reached.
Arrange inspections through your agent who will help monitor them.
Do a walk-through and review closing documents with your agent.
Two association communities that are an
easy drive to Hanover and Lebanon, New Hampshire
The Eastman Community in Grantham, Enfield, Springfield, NH is an association
community about 20-25 minutes south of Lebanon, NH. Residents of Eastman
enjoy many amenities including beaches on Eastman Lake, an award winning
golf course, tennis courts, cross country skiing, and many activities.
If you would like to look at homes in Eastman and/or would
like further information on this lovely four season community,
The Quechee Lakes association community is only
about 15 minutes from Hanover and Lebanon.
With its superb recreational facilities, QLLA
members and homeowners live most pleasant
lives in their vacation homes or year-round.
If you would like me to send you more information on
the Quechee association, let me know. There are currently
quite a few homes and condos on the market.
ARTHUR FROMMER'S BUDGET TRAVEL magazine
named White River Junction, Vermont as one of the
"10 Coolest Small Towns" in the nation.
Another cool thing happening
in White River Junction is the
"Freight Yard" which includes:
TUPELO MUSIC HALL
Live music and comedy here in the Upper Valley.
The Upper Valley Music Center
is a wonderful resource offering individual
and ensemble lessons and rehearsals
The Valley News website is an invaluable
source of information on the Upper Connecticut River Valley.
You can also view classified ads.
New Hampshire Community Profiles
provides information on the 234 incorporated cities and towns
in the State of New Hampshire. Data presented here comes from a
variety of sources, including community response, published reports, and maps.
Air Travel Information
Lebanon, NH Municipal Airport (603)298-8878
The Dartmouth Coach
Some Other Resources
Find Home Inspectors Free - Information on Home Inspections,
Highly recommended for those who live here and
those who are thinking of living in this part
of Vermont and New Hampshire.
"Upper Valley Life"
is a beautiful magazine
that has become a lively vehicle
for information on Upper Connecticut River Valley
communities and activities.
Superb layout, pictures, and stories.
100 Things You Must See, Do or Experience
in the Upper Valley
This is neat! Check out the list at the New Hampshire
Charitable Foundation website:
http://www.Movers.com for local movers, Long Distance moves,
across states, small shipments, Auto Shipping,
Overseas, Moving Boxes, and Truck Rentals & Storage.
http://www.MoversWeb.com is the one stop Relocation resource
for getting the best deals from Local Movers,
Interstate Movers, Auto Transport, International Movers,
Small Moves, Self Service Moves,
Truck Rentals and Storage near your area.
About Lebanon, New Hampshire
The city is home to an estimated 13000
residents and is located
at the converging point of the Connecticut
and Mascoma Rivers
and of Interstates 89 and 91. During working hours
Lebanon's population swells to
perhaps 30000-40000. It is a little over
120 miles northwest of Boston and an
Lebanon, New Hampshire is a good place to live.
easy drove to Montreal, Canada.
Lebanon is home to Lebanon
College and two hospitals,
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Centerand
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital.
Lebanon boasts a fine school system
and has one high school, a middle
school, and several elementary schools.
The excellent Lebanon library contains
more than 48,000 books.
The city Recreation Department
offers many opportunities
to local citizens. In fact, Lebanon
was named by Sports Illustrated as #1 Sports town
in New Hampshire. USA Today calls Lebanon a
"micropolitan" area which bridges the
gap between rural and metropolitan areas.
It was called an "agurb"by Jack Schultz
in "Boomtown USA..." Lebanon has appeared
several times in Prentice Hall's
|"The 100 best Small Towns in America",
a Nationwide Guide to the
Best in Small Town Living,
often in the top four.
The Lebanon Opera House has hosted renowned
performers from all over the world.
The business hub of the Upper Connecticut River Valley,
Lebanon also has spots like the Lebanon Green
that retain New England charm with band
concerts by the Upper Valley Community Band,
Memorial Day services, picnics, flea markets, etc.
Real Estate Mortgages
Affordable Real Estate Solution.com
A new site with real estate resources including
information on mortgages, real estate agents, etc.
Hanover, New Hampshire's Hometown USA Community
Community information including population statistics and demographics,
businesses, real estate, travel, maps, events, history, trivia,
classified ads, forums and more.
New Hampshire & Vermont Insurance
A family owned business since 1969,
the Guaraldi Agency is based
in Lebanon, NH. They have been
servicing the Upper Valley's
insurance needs for over 35 years.
Licensed to write insurance in both
New Hampshire and Vermont.
Real Estate agents Member: Hanover, NH
Real Estate Directory
International Real Estate Listings
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as your BUYER or SELLER AGENT in the Dartmouth/
Upper Valley/Sunapee area and/or for information
about New Hampshire and Vermont real estate.
The famous Dartmouth / Sunapee Region is known for beauty,
scenic vistas, clear lakes, and Dartmouth College.
The busy and growing Upper Valley Region is located here.
Communities include; Lebanon, West Lebanon, Hanover, and Enfield
in New Hampshire and Norwich, Hartford, Thetford, Strafford in Vermont.
The region attracts shoppers to tax-free stores in West Lebanon,
and Claremont, hikers to Mount Cardigan, boaters to Lake Sunapee
and the Connecticut River, and history buffs to
historic sites like Saint Gaudens and Old Fort #4.
A Few Current Upper Valley Listings:
24 Maplewood Terrace
White River Junction, VT
Price reduced to $185000!
Excellent deal for this sturdy duplex.
4 bedrooms each side, gorgeous wood
floors, new furnaces and water heaters
in both units. Live in one and rent the other.
Walk to downtown White River Junction.
17 Pasture Lane West Lebanon MLS 4210366
Relocating sellers have reduced the price again!
Sweet 3 bedroom home in quiet residential area.
Well cared for home. One level living with
two baths and large basement for expansion.
Garage and pleasant yard.
Near shopping and short drive to
Dartmouth College and
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
451 Knobloch Rd. Fairlee, VT
Significant price reduction to $330000!
Horse lovers, farmers, lovers of Vermont take notice.
Rustic 1800 farmhouse in gorgeous private setting.
Huge barn – could be super horse property.
Almost 20 acres – much of it open.
A hidden gem.
624 Grafton Turnpike Rd. Canaan, NH
Price reduced to $287000!
Like new 3 bedroom house with all
the bells and whistles including heated
garage and views of Moose Mt. and Goose
Pond. 4 acres and private, lovely setting.
Upper Valley Board Of REALTORS information about the Upper Valley:
100 Things You Should Do To Know The Real New Hampshire
Compiled by Steve Taylor
What does it cost to have you as a buyer's agent?
The fee is negotiated between you and me.
For Multiple Listing System properties
that fee is usually built into
the price and there is no
additional charge to the
buyer; it is paid by the
For non-MLS properties, should you choose to have me
also search For Sale By Owner properties, the
fee for my services would be paid by you,
the buyer, unless the seller is willing
to pay that fee for bringing the
buyer. This is often the case.
Why, when I search for a property on HalSheeler.com, do I find
all companies' MLS listings, not just yours?
New Hampshire and Vermont members of the Northern New
England Real Estate Network have, in most cases, reciprocal
agreements to have all companies' listings come up in an
MLS search. I may send information on and show another
agent's listing. Other agents may send information and
show my company's listings. Commission is usually
split 50/50 between listing and selling agencies.
Hal Sheeler Biography If you want to know a little more about me,
please go to this page:
I am a former teacher with the DoDDS Schools (Department Of Defense
Dependents Schools) in Europe. With an understanding of the needs of
military families, I am always happy to assist those seeking to buy
or sell real estate in New Hampshire or Vermont.
Planning a move to or from the Upper Valley
On ANYWHERE, for that matter?
Get quotes and compare:
All About Vermont
About Dartmouth College and the Upper Valley from
the Dartmouth College website:
Dartmouth College is located in Hanover,
New Hampshire, alongside the Connecticut River,
which defines the border with Vermont.
The area is part of the scenic Upper Valley,
a region that extends from
Walpole (NH) and Westminster (VT)
in the south to Bath (NH) and
Ryegate (VT) in the north. The campus is
two hours northwest of Boston
and five hours north of New York City.
Hanover is accessible via
Interstates 89 and 91; airports in
Manchester, NH, and Lebanon, NH;
and by bus and Amtrak rail service from
New York and Washington, D.C. to White
River Junction, VT. The Upper Valley, a landscape
of powerful beauty, offers a wide range
of year-round outdoor recreational activities
as well as diverse social, cultural, and
artistic communities. Situated near the
Appalachian Trail, the area is renowned
for its premier skiing, hiking, canoeing,
In addition to Dartmouth’s
Hopkins Center for the Arts,
leading venues for the performing arts include the
Chandler Music Hall,
Claremont Opera House,
Lebanon Opera House,
Newport Opera House,
Northern Stage Company.
The area’s primary medical facility,
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
(DHMC), a medical center, is located
in Lebanon, N.H. DHMC includes
Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital,
Dartmouth Medical School,
Veterans Affairs Medical Center
in White River Junction, VT.
DHMC is home to Norris Cotton Cancer Center
(a National Cancer Institute-designated
Comprehensive Cancer Center)
Children's Hospital at Dartmouth, an interdisciplinary
comprehensive Cardiology services,
and the region's only Level I Trauma Center.
Other area facilities include
Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital,
Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center,
Valley Regional Hospital.
Additionally, the Upper Valley has numerous
individual and group family practices.
Are you looking for lakefront property?
Lake St. Catherine
This is supposedly a true story.
Samuel Clemens -- writing as Mark Twain --
earned the bulk of his living
in later years touring the country
and reading from his works to paying audiences.
It was an extremely successful
venture, and he had fine-tuned his delivery
wherever he appeared.
Passing through Vermont, he stopped
to give a reading at a town hall.
All the seats were filled, and Clemens
stepped up to the lectern and began
his talk. Reaching the first line which
always drew a laugh, he was greeted
instead with... silence. He stumbled,
but continued on. At the next laugh line,
he got only silence again.
This pattern repeated through the
entire lecture. By this time Clemens
is visibly sweating, wondering what
he is doing wrong. At the end,
he thanks the audience
and receives strong applause.
Now he's desperate to find out
what he's done wrong.
As people begin to file out,
Clemens quickly slips out the back
and hides in the shadows by the
front steps to overhear the comments
of the people leaving. A farm couple
descends the steps and the woman
asks her husband, "So what'd you think of him?"
He says, "That be the funniest man
I've ever heard. A couple times theah,
almost laughed out loud."
New Hampshire politics is laughable, all right. We have the largest
legislature in the world, numbering over 400. This is because every
little town desires personal representation at our State House.
Despite the huge number of heads working on the problem,
we still can't figure out how to fund education.
In general, New Hampshire towns are run by folks
who moved up from Connecticut and Massachussetts
during the last decade, but that suits the locals just fine.
Long-time residents are busy with their own affairs such
as raising children and working two jobs, and they know
that the newcomers moved up here to avoid
paying state taxes. It's a coalition made in heaven.
When the legislature in Concord adopted the
"Live Free or Die" motto which appears on our license plates,
a strong contingent fought to have it shortened to "Die!"
but they lost to the politically correct majority.
Why does no one write about the humorous
side of New Hampshire politics?
Maybe there isn't any or maybe it's just too embarrassing.