Learn about Orford NH homes for sale. Orford, NH is home to the stately and historic “Ridge Homes” that define the town center. Of the famous sequence of seven early homes built on The Ridge, Dartmouth Professor of Architecture Hugh Morrison said, “As a row and counting the setting, this is the finest group of Federal-style houses in the United States.” Built between 1773 and 1839, the dwellings show the influence of architect Asher Benjamin.
Orford NH is conveniently located with easy access to the Dartmouth/ Lebanon area as well as the beauty and recreational opportunities of the White Mountains. Orford offers the opportunity to experience rural life while only minutes away from the hub of Hanover.
Orford is known for it’s natural beauty. In 1832, Author Washington Irving, visited the town and is quoted as saying, “In all my travels in this country and in Europe, I have seen no village more beautiful than this. It is a charming place — nature has done her utmost here.” The locals still agree with this statement and the town shows off the dramatic natural settings along The Appalachian Trail that crosses the town.
The population of Orford is 1572 residents. The Median household income is reported at $76,339 with an average commute time of 27 minutes. The median value of owner occupied homes in the town is $238,100.
Orford NH Homes For Sale offerings offer a wide range. You will find stately farms, homes with pasture or mountain settings and the famous “Ridge Homes”.