The Homestead is 45 minutes
from Manchester Airport, and a 1.5 hour drive from Boston.
||Robert Compton, Manager|
Follow directions below or use the
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
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