Historic House Listings

Chester H. Pond cottage, inventor of self-winding clock. Circa 1886 in New Hampshire. $895,000

April 3, 2024

This is so quaint looking! The Charles H. Pond Cottage was built for the inventor of the self winding clock! It was built in 1886. It is located on 1.10 acres in Waterville, New Hampshire. The house features a large covered front porch, balcony, hardwood floors, double front doors, spacious kitchen and built-ins. The house is located trailside for easy access to hiking. Five bedrooms, four bathrooms and 3,672 square feet. $895,000

Contact Gerrette Beaulieu with BHHS Verani Londonberry: 603-505-7017

From the Zillow listing:


MOTIVATED SELLERS! NEW PRICE! Welcome to a piece of History! One of the original homesteads of Waterville Valley built in the late 1800’s for the one and only Chester H. Pond (Inventor of the self-winding clock)! In 2007, the home was completely renovated with plumbing, electrical, insulation and many other updates by renowned international architect and W.V. resident Donald Jasinski who then operated it as a quaint New England Bed and Breakfast for several years. The current owners have maintained its original charm and character with the beautiful stained glass windows and custom wood work throughout, while adding some more modern conveniences like the updated kitchen and whole house generator for ease of living! Enjoy a morning cup of coffee on the covered deck or walk up stairs to the rooftop cupola for amazing 360 degree views! Located trailside to Snows Mountain with a variety of hiking, XC, and bike trails right out your back door! An easy walk down the hill to the 9 hole golf course, tennis center, and W.V. Academy. Also, a potentially great investor opportunity for an Airbnb rental! Come see this beauty for yourself and get in before winter to enjoy your season on the slopes!


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