On an early spring afternoon, the beauty and charm of the new homes at Four Seasons Estates in East Hampstead shine.
Planned for active adults age 55-plus, the neighborhood is nestled in a country setting within walking distance to the post office, restaurants and tax free shopping. Only 10 minutes to the Massachusetts border and major commuter routes, this income tax-free New Hampshire location is the best of all worlds.
Residents of the Four Seasons can enjoy a lifestyle free from shoveling, plowing, lawn mowing and exterior maintenance. Owners will relish the benefits of all new appliances, energy-efficient systems, central air conditioning and sparkling fixtures along with a sophisticated open concept that allows single-floor living.
Local builder John Grasso of Grasso Companies and Hampshire Properties has a 48-plus year history of fine craftsmanship and a reputation for outstanding customer service. He has planned a neighborhood of 22 carefully constructed condominiums starting at just $199,900.
Arranged around a central green that allow homeowners privacy, pleasant views and a sense of community, the two-bedroom, two-or-three bath homes have a colonial personality with a contemporary flair. Each unit has a covered front entry, attached garage and abundance of windows.
In the model end unit, the two-story foyer with a tile floor, coat closet and direct entry from the garage is impressive. The sun-drenched living room with a vaulted ceiling, overhead window, loft, gas-log fireplace and gleaming hardwood floors is breathtaking. Elegant molding softens the soaring spaces, exquisite green marble surrounds the fireplace and the tranquil wooded views are framed by multiple windows.
The light-filled dining area links the luscious living room to the remarkable cook’s kitchen making it easy to keep the cook in the conversation. The gorgeous granite counters, center island/breakfast bar and the handsome wood cabinetry give the kitchen a sophisticated look, while the tile floor, stainless-steel appliances and recessed lighting add a state-of-the-art contemporary style.
A sun-splashed three-season room with is connected to the kitchen. The space is great for relaxing, reading, sipping morning coffee or entertaining.
All homes feature a private rear deck, but have the option of upgrading to a screen porch or the enclosed three-season room. A spacious powder/laundry room sits off the kitchen. The laundry has built-in cabinetry, folding counter and a place for a wall-mounted ironing board. The large master bedroom with plush carpet is accented by a sitting area and huge walk-in closet. The beautiful master bath offers a double vanity, two sinks and handsome tile work.
The model home also offers a hardwood staircase which leads to a loft offering a second bedroom which could also serve as home office or den, and a full bath. The floor plan features an unfinished room above the garage that provides generous storage or it could be finished for more living space.