Close to town, within easy walking distance to shops and restaurants and within driving distance of their grandchildren, the new owners of this 1850 in town farmhouse have made Wolfeboro their permanent residence. This is just one of four homes on this year’s Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice House Tour to be held on Wednesday, July 13th from 10 to 4:00. Tickets for the tour as well as an optional lunch ticket are now available at Black’s Paper and Gift Store at 8 South Main Street in Wolfeboro. The tour tickets are $40.00 and the luncheon tickets are $15.00. This year’s luncheon will be held at O Bistro at The Inn on Main.
Over the past three years the owners of this home have transformed it into an exquisite, eclectic home filled with unique paintings and furnishings most of which was purchased while they traveled the globe. They have had a lot of experience renovating several residences over time but an old house was the first for both of them. Much of the interior of the first floor was gutted. Walls were taken down, new wiring was installed throughout and several small rooms on the first floor were converted into what is now a living area, dining area and modern kitchen. There are beautiful dark wood floors throughout the living and dining area. The kitchen is now a modern bend of black and stainless appliances, white cabinets, modern lighting fixtures and a stunning stainless steel backsplash.
There are several unique pieces of object d’art found throughout the home including artwork by Canadian painter Charles Malinsky, Murano glass from Italy and an impressive dining room table and sideboard designed by Swede Schmidt for Mustache Flats furniture. There is a lovely sitting area at the back of the home which overlooks the back deck and yard beyond. A half staircase leads to what was originally an attached barn now converted into a spacious master bedroom with en suite with garage and storage area underneath. Additional guest bedrooms are located on the second floor of the home.
Dine Around raffle tickets will also be sold this year on Saturdays leading up to the tour. Look for house tour volunteers who will be selling tickets at one of the following locations – Hunter’s Shop n Save, Harvest Market or Blacks Paper and Gift Store.
For twenty-nine years this tour has continued its mission of supporting the financial needs of the Hospice program within Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice. Over time the hospice program has grown from meeting the needs of a specific family to making the difference in the lives of many. For more information about the services provided by Central New Hampshire VNA & Hospice call 603-524-8444.