Michael Travis

Island Real Estate

Rattlesnake Island on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire  Sleeper Island on Lake Winnipesaukee, New Hampshire  Pistol Island in Tuftonboro on Lake Winnipesaukee

There are some 365 islands on Lake Winnipesaukee-only 252 are habitable.

No stranger to island living, my family owned a 1.3 acre island in McGregor Bay, Canada, 9 miles by boat to get to in uncharted waters from the landing and 28 miles by car to the nearest town called Little Current—which was an over statement.  I learned from when I was a skinny red-headed freckled face 11-year-old the real appeal of island living as part of a family of seven. I learned to drive a boat—even build a boat, before I learned to drive a car.  I grew up learning about nature, fishing holes, camp fires, boating rules, sail boat races, swimming — and so much more.  Island life is the good life. Enjoy.

 

Below is a list of all the islands on Lake Winnipesaukee with their size in acres

Long Island-1,186 acres;  Bear Island-780 acres;  Cow Island-522 acres;  Governors Island-504 acres;  Rattlesnake Island-368 acres;  Welch Island-187 acres;  Little Bear Island-143 acres;  Stonedam Island-141 acres;  Timber Island-136 acres;  Sleepers Island-113 acres;  Mark Island-102 acres;  Barndoor Island-88 acres;  Black Cat Island-75 acres;  Pine Island-74 acres;  Whortleberry Island-69 acres;  Sandy Island-67 acres;  Jolly Island-50 acres;  Three Mile Island-47 acres;  Round Island-43 acres;  Lockes Island-42 acres;  Diamond Island-37 acres;  Dow Island-32 acres;  Big Beaver Island-30 acres;  Camp Island-28 acres;  Mink Island-26 acres;  Birch Island-25 acres;  Six Mile Island-23 acres;  Farm Island-21 acres;  Melody Island-20 acres;  Chases Island-19 acres;  Worcester Island-18 acres;  Keniston Island-18 acres;  Pitchwood Island-15 acres;  Ganzey Island-15 acres;  Nineacre Island-13 acres (Which makes you wonder how Nineacre Island-got its name) acres;  Five Mile Island-13 acres;  Ragged Island-12 acres;  Badger Island-11 acres;  Treasure Island-10 acres;  Hull Island-9 acres;  Joes Island-8 acres;  Glines Island-7 acres;  Beaver Island-7 acres;  Little Barndoor Island-6 acres;  Little Camp Island-6 acres;  One Mile Island-6 acres;  Little Whortleberry Island-6 acres;  Kinneho Island- 5 acres;  Half-Mile (western section) Island-5 acres;  Christmas Island-4 acres;  Whaleback Island-4 acres;  Fish Island-4 acres;  Half Mile Island-(eastern section) 4 acres

  •  Largest 53 islands (which are listed above) = 5198 acres (8.1 square miles)
  • All remaining islands = 107 +/- acres

  • Grand Total = 5305 acres (8.3 sq mi)

  • Only 73 islands are 2 acres or more

  • 18 Islands are 1-2 acres.

  • 16 islands are 1/2 to 1 acre

  • 24 islands are 1/4 to 1/2 acre

  • 14 islands are 1/10 to 1/4 acre

 

46 Dow Island Moultonborough NH 03254

Moultonborough, NH46 Dow Island

Price$1,290,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4870516

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 3
  • Square Feet 2,012

A slice of heaven on Dow Island, Lake Winnipesaukee The majestic sunset views are truly captivating from this one of-a-kind escape on one of Lake Winnipesaukee's beautiful islands. This 1.79 acre private lot has water frontage and docks on both the East and West side of the island. To the East side is a small private shanty hidden in the trees waiting for the right buyer to make some finishing touches. Take the short path to the main house and you are welcomed with a beautiful deck along the front side. You can sit and enjoy the afternoon sun or walk out to the private beach with great views of Long Island in Moultonborough. Walking inside the home is an impressive experience with the vaulted ceilings and natural light. The kitchen is fitted with beautiful butcher block countertops as well as the kitchen island with a breakfast bench. When you transition to the main living area, you have breathtaking views through two large glass sliding door. The second floor is open from below making a great open and free flowing home. This has more than enough room for a family or guests with three bedrooms and a loft above the second floor. Beautiful hardwood floors and wood wall panels give the house a very cozy feel. With views like these you will not want to miss out on this unique privately placed property. Included in sale is slip at Quayside Yacht Club and boat for convenient mainland access.

Listed by Brie Stephens of KW Lakes & Mountains/Moultonborough

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42 Little Bear Island Tuftonboro NH 03816

Tuftonboro, NH42 Little Bear Island

Price$734,500

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4875083

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 2
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 1,008

This quiet, charming, 2 bedroom island property sits on 1.92 acres with unique views of the Belknap Mountains. This furnished home is nestled in a protected cove on Little Bear Island with 270' of frontage on Lake Winnipesaukee with a natural sandy beach looking out on Ragged Island, Sandy Island and the mountains beyond. It is a cozy cottage with two bedrooms downstairs, a large loft upstairs with a lovely covered front deck/porch with Trex decking to have your morning coffee, or to watch the loons and wildlife in the area. Another large deck goes the full length of the house on the side, attached to a deck on the back of the house with a screened in Gazebo. There are two outer buildings for a work shop, storage or anything you would like. The nice side yard goes naturally to the sandy beach/swimming area. Great area for kayaking, skiing, tubing, canoeing, or just floating and enjoying the view and outdoors. Easy access to the Broads and to enjoy all ports on the lake. Only access is by boat. Easy access to the mainland and several area marinas.

Listed by Ellen Watts of Lamprey & Lamprey Realtors

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15 16 17 Whortleberry Island Tuftonboro NH 03816
Active With Contract

MLS Number 4795841

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 3
  • Bathroom 2
  • Square Feet 1,728

Located in a quiet cove on Whortleberry Island, this property brings you right back to nature! Lots 15, 16 and 17, all separate lots of record, total 1.33 acres and 370 feet of Lake Winnipesaukee waterfront with a shallow beach. The lots on either side of the cottage offer ultimate privacy, and possible use for additional living quarters and waterfront privileges, such as docks and swim rafts. Good sun and incredible long range views of the Ossipee Mountains. A three bedroom, two bath cottage is on the middle lot, and has an all glass front with a covered porch. A great place to sit and listen to the wildlife. The current owner has actually used the property year round! This is also a great location for kayaking, paddle boarding, and all sorts of other water activities. Abutting 2 lots of record with a total of 250' of waterfront are also available. Lots can be purchased together once this property is sold, or make an offer to include them with this property.

Listed by Betty Ann Bickford and Jen McCullough of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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166 Rattlesnake Island Alton NH 03809

Alton, NH166 Rattlesnake Island

Price$469,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

Active With Contract

MLS Number 4864944

  • Residential Single Family
  • Construction Existing
  • Bedrooms 1
  • Bathroom 1
  • Square Feet 662

This custom built Rattlesnake Island cottage offers an abundance of charm from the level shoreline up to the Hobbit Room. Located on the northwest side of the island, the property enjoys sun from early morning until sunset. There is a nice area along the shorefront for lounging, reading, swimming, or a late night campfire. Multi-level decks offer many outdoor sitting areas, expanding the living space of the property. The trolley is ideal for bringing groceries, etc. from the dock up to the cottage! The cottage is tastefully decorated and furnished, has hardwood floors, exposed beams and a handcrafted long leaf southern pine circular staircase, which leads to two sleeping areas. The current owners have maintained the path behind the cottage for direct access to interior hiking trails that lead to the top of the island for phenomenal 360 views! This property enjoys a beautiful southwest exposure and sweeping 180 degree views of the lake, islands and mountains. Straight across from the cottage is Rattlesnake Landing, property on the mainland owned by the Rattlesnake Association, a great asset to Rattlesnake Island property owners exclusively. This property consists of a boat ramp, two transient docks and two parking lots. The upper parking area is secured and members can park cars there or leave a boat on a trailer in the winter months. A great opportunity here!

Listed by Jen McCullough and Betty Ann Bickford of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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1012 Rattlesnake Island Alton NH 03809

Alton, NH1012 Rattlesnake Island

Price$364,900

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4862511

  • Land
  • Acreage 0.75
  • Area Island
  • Utilities Cable - Available
  • Waterfront 100

Rare opportunity to build your own lake front home on Lake Winnipesaukee (builder available). This fantastic Rattlesnake Island building lot is on the broadside of the island with breakwater, dock and new stairway already in place. The 180 degree panoramic views from this property are among the best on the lake. The upper portion of the lot is level and ready for you to build your dream home. The Association road abuts the lot for easy building access. The Rattlesnake Island Association offers mainland amenities including a boat ramp, trailer and vehicle parking and a dock for picking up and dropping off guests. Come start making memories at the lake.

Listed by Jen McCullough and Betty Ann Bickford of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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890 Rattlesnake Island Alton NH 03810

Alton, NH890 Rattlesnake Island

Price$289,000

Est. Mortgage: $/month

MLS Number 4869664

  • Land
  • Acreage 0.79
  • Waterfront 100
  • Water View
  • Zoning LR

Rattlesnake Island building lot with magnificent sweeping views from north to south located on the broad side of the island. Piling dock, sandy swimming, a level area near the water for lounging, cook outs and watching the ever-changing character of the lake. A short hike will bring you to a larger level area with a shed complete with power, water pump, picnic table and horseshoe pit. From the summit of historic Rattlesnake Island, you can embrace Lake Winnipesaukee in all her beauty. This lot abuts the construction road, offering easy building and septic installation. The island is two miles long and you'll find many trails on the interior to explore and sightings of all sorts of wildlife. The island shore measures 5 miles, a good distance for avid kayak and paddleboard enthusiasts. Also a benefit to all Rattlesnake Island property owners is Rattlesnake Landing, a piece of property on the mainland with parking, a boat ramp, and docks for dropping off and picking up guests.

Listed by Jen McCullough and Betty Ann Bickford of Maxfield Real Estate/Wolfeboro

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