Deering Lake










 Welcome to the Homestead


The Homestead is 45 minutes from Manchester Airport, and a 1.5 hour drive from Boston.

Arriving at the Homestead a few years ago Robert Compton, Manager
(603) 464-3749
(603) 464-3973

Follow directions below or use the map.

From Boston

Take Route 93 towards Manchester. Take Route 293 west across the Merrimack River and bear left on Route 101 and 114. Go straight through the traffic lights at the intersection of 114 and 101. Follow Route 114 through Goffstown.

At the supermarket in Goffstown Ctr, Route 114 bears to the left. Continue on Rte 114 for approximately 10 miles and take a left at Country Three Corners Store (lumber yard/store/gas pumps). This is Rte 77 --- make an immediate right (100 yards) onto Route 149. It is 8.2 miles on Route 149 till your next turn (a left - Reservoir Road).

Turn left on Reservoir Road. It's in Deering Center; the speed limit reduces to 35MPH and there'll be a church on your right and two old colonials on the left. Reservoir Road splits the colonials on the left. Take it and travel 3 miles to Homestead Road on the left.

The estate is 1/2 mile at the end of Homestead Road. The Homestead is on the left, the manager's cottage is to the right and the road to Newstead is the sharp right immediately after the big barn (1/4 mile from the compound).

From New York and Connecticut

Take Interstate 91 to Brattleboro, VT., and take Route 9 East exit (a separate exit after Route 9 West). Get off I-91 and go around rotary in Brattleboro, Vt. Follow Route 9 East to Keene (about 30 minutes). Rte 9 comes over the mountain and down the hill into Keene. Get into the left lane and take a left at the major stoplight (after the new shopping center and Home Depot on left) staying on Rte 9. About one mile veer right and up the ramp to stay on Rte 9 west toward Hillsboro --- It's about 45 minutes from Keene to Hillsboro.

While still traveling on Rte 9 and coming into Hillsboro; Points of reference- Look for the Franklin Pierce Homestead and Rte 31 on the left --- time to look for your Rte 202 south exit coming up on the right about a mile away. Take the Rte 202 Peterborough Exit and turn right at the end of the ramp.

Go 1/4 mile to the next stop light (McDonald's on left) and turn left onto Main Street in Hillsboro, (Rte 31 goes straight through the lights, you don't want to do this).

Travel a couple of miles thru the town (to the second stop light) and take a right onto Rte 149 toward Deering. Travel approximately 5 miles to Deering Center (old white church on the left old Town Hall across on the right). Turn right onto Reservoir Road. It's 3.0 miles to Homestead Road, a dirt road on the left. Follow Homestead Road 1/2 mile to the estate at the end. The big house on the left is the Homestead. The Manager lives in the white cottage on the right. Manager's phone is 603-464-3749.