Your chance to buy one of the most picturesque private islands in the USA
Listed for the first time in 75 years, Belle Island is New Hampshire’s ultimate private island. Previously owned by the Salter family – the original founders of picturesque Portsmouth town – the magical 12 acre island was once under the remit of the Catholic Church, where it was used as a private school for well over 50 years.
Accessible via a private bridge and with spectacular 360° views of the surrounding landscape, the island is home to an historic Manor House, constructed over 100 years ago in 1900. Completely renovated in 2008, the designers have successfully preserved the historical integrity whilst incorporating modern amenities and design.
The main house has 5500 square feet with 5 bedrooms and 4 baths. The other buildings are a barn, horse stalls & storage barn.
Perfect for family living and entertaining, the Manor House is home to a wonderfully modern open plan lay-out with an array of windows further adding to the airy atmosphere. With a kitchen, dining room and decking area perfect for a spot of socializing, large bedrooms ideal for lazy mornings and a bathroom so decadent that
Located 1 mile from Portsmouth city centre & 1 mile from the Wentworth-by-the-Sea Hotel & Country Club, Belle Island is also home to a four-stall stable with a fenced-in paddock and riding trails as well as a series of outbuildings (garage, barn and bait shack). Planning permission has been granted for a boat house, but in the meantime, the protected harbour and deep-water piers and float-systems provide ample storage.