Cornish is a town located in Western New Hampshire in the Dartmouth/Sunapee region of the state. It is situated in the Western part of Sullivan County and encompasses a total area of 42.8 square miles, .7 of which is water. As of the 2010 United States Census, Cornish was home to 1,640 people.
The land that comprises Cornish was first settled in 1763. At the time, it was known as Mast Camp, as it served as the shipping point for many English settlers? masts. In 1765, the area was incorporated as a town by Governor Benning Wentworth. Wentworth changed the name to “Cornish” in honor of Royal Navy admiral Sir Samuel Cornish. Over the years, Cornish has been called home by a number of notable people, including writer J.D. Salinger, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, founder of Dartmouth and Yale medical schools Nathan Smith and U.S. Supreme Court Justice Salmon P. Chase.
Perched on top of the hill on NH Rt 12A sits this Cape Cod sytle house waiting for you to finish it off. Public records indicate built in 1861 a Cape Cod style home sitting on 5 acres. Formerly 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms with a detached garage. Th
Very rare opportunity to own a piece of land along a brook in Cornish NH. All set up and ready for you to enjoy weekends in the country. Want to escape the hustle and bustle? Here is your waterfront oasis all set up for you. Includes a 2005 Motor Hom
Completely renovated contemporary on a beautifully landscaped hidden lot! This home has an updated kitchen, new flooring, great master bedroom, huge open front porch, fully insulated finished detached workshop/bonus room! If you enjoy outdoor enterta
Looking for an amazing view of Mount Ascutney with over 12 historic acres of land, your own swimming hole, and it even comes with a quaint country covered bridge? This is a magical property. Don't miss this incredible opportunity. This is a large hom
This well maintained country New Englander style home is sited on an open and playful flat lot with plenty of room for endless year-round outdoor activities. The 4.2 acre property extends beyond a seasonal creek with a foot bridge and can be explored
Brokers Open House: Thursday 29th 1-3pm. Small refreshments will be provided. **NEW INTERIOR PICTURES!!!! ** Own a little piece in Cornish. This cozy antique cape offers lots of natural light for your indoor plants, wide pine floors and first floo
Excellent 4 unit apartment, with separate heating systems and electric. This property is nothing short of charming with a large level lot backing up to a brook. Many upgrades and updates make this a must see for any investor. Some of the updates in
INTERESTING PACKAGE! THIS ONE HAS TWO BUILDING LOTS BEING SOLD AS ONE. BOTH LOTS ARE 2.4 ACRES ADDING UP TO 4.8 ACRES. BOTH LOTS ARE A LEVEL FIELD WITH THE BACK LINE BEING A MAPLE ORCHARD, AND ON A QUIET COUNTRY ROAD. LOT 2 HAS A BONUS OF A 50 X
Looking for an affordable a 2+ bedroom home in Cornish? This is it! This home is set back from the road, has a 2 car detached garage. This home boasts low maintenance living with Lots of outdoor space for playing, gardening, or having animals. This w
Total rehab and redesign on this lovely Cornish home. Brand new kitchen and baths, flooring, plumbing, electrical, siding, insulation, windows, rear deck, new septic to be installed. There is nothing to do but move in and enjoy your new home. The
THIS ONE IS HIDDEN AND SETS AT THE EDGE OF WILDERNESS. THIS WE BE A SPECIAL PLACE IN THE WOODS WHICH WILL GIVE PRIVACY, WILDLIFE, A VIEW. THIS DOES HAVE A SMALL CABIN ON THE PROPERTY THAT HAS BEEN USED AS A LITTLE OVERNIGHT CAMPING EVENT.
Ready for your building dreams. Excellent Town House Road location, just minutes to Windsor or theCornish Flat. Take advantage of having a stream on property and plenty of privacy.
Less than 2 percent of Cornish’s total area is made up of water. The town is home to Mill Brook, Blow-me-down Brook and the Connecticut River. Its highest point lies at Croydon Mountain, where elevation reaches 2,323 feet above sea level. Cornish is home to several small villages, including Cornish Center, Cornish City, Cornish Flat, South Cornish, Balloch, Cornish Mills and Squag City.
Cornish is governed by an elected Board of Selectmen. The town boasts a part-time police department, a volunteer fire department and volunteer emergency medical services. Top employers in the area include Cornish Elementary School, Dingee Machine Company, Cornish Highway Department, 10% Solution and Cornish General Store. Children in the area attend schools in New Hampshire’s School Administrative Unit #6, which also serves the nearby towns of Windsor and Hartford.
For recreation and entertainment, Cornish residents can enjoy the town’s municipal parks, sports leagues, fishing and hunting areas, snow mobile trails, bicycle trails and cross country skiing opportunities. The town also boasts the George H. Stowell Free Library and the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site.